It’s been two months since the launching of the handmade jewelry subscription box. July box was the lovely slim gold stacking bangles and the August box were these lightweight silver shimmer dangle earrings. Now it’s September and I’m sure subscribers are going to love this month’s box. There’s still time to subscribe or sign up to our list for updates on our new collections, style tips and other fashionable tidbits.
Today’s Make It Monday is a bit different. It’s nothing crafty or stylish (although it could be), but it’s something we need to remember to do regularly. I personally didn’t realize the importance of this until recently. We become so consumed with daily activities and responsibilities that we forget that every now and then we need to stop and take some time back for ourselves. Here are 5 things you can do when you take a time out for yourself.
- Go for a walk. Take in the scenery, smile at a stranger or whistle while you walk.
2. Take up yoga. This has to be one of the best ways to de-stress and center your mind.
3. Grab a cup of your favorite coffee. I’m a coffee lover and I love walking into a coffee shop and smelling freshly brewed coffee.
4. Get lost in a bookstore.
5. Learn to play an instrument
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The July subscription kicked off great. I can’t wait to get the August jewelry subscription box out to all of my subscribers. Once again I’d like to thank my subscribers for believing in my new idea and subscribing! It means more than you realize. For those that didn’t sign up for my July handmade box, here’s a peek at what my subscribers received.
If you haven’t order your box yet, you still have time to sign up to my August box. Trust me you will not want to miss this month’s goody. I’ll give you a hint…it dangles! Just click over to my CrateJoy store and reserve your August box.
This summer has been unusual than most summers. Usually during summertime I’m trying new recipes, experimenting with different jewelry pieces, basically just having experimenting fun. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been glued (literally) to this new course I’m taking on Creative Live taught by a online mentor of mine, Megan Auman and taking a stab at refining my business strategies to better focus my jewelry business. Most of my time has been occupied doing homework, but I did manage to sneak in this recipe over the weekend that I found on Pinterest.
I bought some noor dates from the Farmer’s Table a week ago with the idea of finding a yummy dessert. Thanks to the Minimalist Baker , I decided to try her recipe for Caramel Peanut Butter Truffles and I must say there are only two left in the freezer and it’s only Monday. I even add sliced strawberries mixed in a little vanilla on the side. Writing this is making me want another one. So I’m going to take little break now and go grab one, but be sure to check out the recipe the Minimalist Baker’s site.
Wishing a Happy Birthday to our Leos! Known for their strength and ambition, Leos are also very social. Some famous Leos include President Barack Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Usain Bolt and Jennifer Lawrence. It’s your season and these earrings were created just for you, plus FREE shipping.