Random Musings

Homes & Antiques Magazine Feature

by Julie J on June 30, 2014

I’d like to share some exciting news with you. The gorgeous magazine, Homes & Antiques, has created four stunning postcards that are included free with the purchase of their July 2014 issue. The postcards were created using images from a digital collage sheet of vintage seed packets from my Etsy shop! A display on page 34 of […]

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Blog and Etsy Shop Update

by Julie J on February 10, 2014

My husband and I have separated and I will likely be returning to the work force in a few months. In order to earn some extra money, I plan to stock my Etsy shop as much as I have time for. I considered closing my blog but I sincerely enjoy blogging so I’ve decided to […]

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A Sad Heart

by Julie J on July 18, 2013

Dear Blog Readers, It is with a very sad heart that I’m here to tell you that my precious sister, Marilyn, who is one of my closest and dearest friends, passed away unexpectedly through the night. Marilyn was only 51 years old and the cause of her death is unknown. I’m suspecting a heart attack […]

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Teddy Bear

by Julie J on July 1, 2013

We’ve welcomed a new puppy to our home! His name is Teddy Bear (nickname is Teddy). Teddy Bear was born on May 3rd. Ken found him on Kijijji (a local classifieds site similar to craigslist) last weekend and we adopted him on June 27th. We had out of town family visit for this Canada Day […]

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Welcome Home Little Bear

by Julie J on June 14, 2013

A week ago today, we said goodbye to our beloved old dog, Little Bear. We had him cremated and our vet’s office called this afternoon to let us know that Little Bear’s ashes were ready to pick up. Shortly after Ken got home from work, we went to get our boy. We requested his ashes be […]

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Rest in Peace Precious Little Bear

by Julie J on June 8, 2013

Little Bear November 3, 1998 – June 7, 2013  We adopted Little Bear when he was 5 1/2 weeks old and after 14 1/2 years, we had to say goodbye to our precious old boy. He had arthritis that became so bad that his legs were giving out. We saw him deteriorate more each day […]

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Etsy has implemented immediate downloads for digital products! It took a bit of time for me to switch over but all of my items are now available for immediate download. An automated e-mail that includes a download link will be sent within a few minutes after a purchase is made.  Related posts: New Images in […]

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Featured In ~ Papers and Pixels

by Julie J on April 27, 2013

My Etsy shop is featured in the current issue of Papers and Pixels! It runs from mid April to mid May. Image is linked to the Papers and Pixels website. I created this digital collage sheet of young ladies in their 1904 commencement gowns for Papers and Pixels to offer as a freebie in the magazine […]

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Thank you God

by Julie J on January 14, 2013

Today was a dream-come-true miraculous day for this grandma! Austin has been looking forward to coming to grandma’s house to enjoy a pancake breakfast since he was admitted to the hospital in mid-November. It turned out to be a pancake lunch since they weren’t able to be here until about 1:00 p.m. and Ashley helped […]

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A Surprise Visitor!

by Julie J on January 7, 2013

We were delightfully surprised and blessed to have a very special visitor show up at our home this evening! My daughter, Christine, and her husband, Ian, brought my grandson, Austin, for a short visit as he was able to leave the hospital on a four-hour pass! In this picture with Austin is his big sister, […]

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