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I;m the head chick at my creative business, My Little Chickadee Creations, (transforming nature stone travertine tiles into functional and beautiful home decor). I greatly adore all that is handmade.
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One chick sharing her love of family, home and handmade

Tags: handmade, etsy, business, family, women

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  • Gratitude Vision
    on Nov 27, 2014 in holidays my kids quotes Thanksgiving
        I want to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! This is one of the busiest times of the year for me, as a business owner, but I’m looking forward to spending some down time with my family today.  Yesterday we got away for a few...
  • Find Chickadee: Wild Ruffle Pop Up Shop at Bachman’s
    on Nov 26, 2014 in craft fairs craft fair
        for my dear Minnesota friends, if you are out and about on Black Friday shopping, stop on over at Bachman’s on Lyndale in Minneapolis. I’ll be there, with 20 other handmade artists, from 9-1pm.  Stop by and say, “hi!&...
  • 2014 Edison High School Autumn Bazaar
    on Nov 14, 2014 in craft fairs craft fair
        For my local Minnesota friends, just a note I’ll be at the Edison High School Autumn Bazaar, tomorrow November 15th from 10am-3pm.  Proceeds from this event help fund the Edison Senior All Night Party.  Make sure to stop by My L...
  • to the all who gave some, and the some who gave all
    on Nov 11, 2014 in quotes
        Thank you to the all who gave some and to the some who gave all.  And to the family and friends who stand behind the soldiers who gave to protect us. “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live t...
  • Treasury Tuesday: Gone but not forgotten
    on Nov 11, 2014 in Etsy Treasuries treasury tuesday
        Love this beautiful poppy inspired Treasury, curated by Alacarteatelier, in honor of Remembrance Day (also called Poppy Day) celebrated in the Commonwealth countries.  I thought it makes a nice tribute for Veteran’s Day, celebr...
  • Happy Halloween!    Can’t believe it’s Halloween already!  My boys have been anxiously counting down the days.  I feel for the teachers today, the kids are probably going to be bouncing off the walls, even before one ounce of sugar.   We had...
  • Using Barn Ornaments for Table Seating    I want to thank Nicki and Peter for sharing their most beautiful wedding pictures with me.  Nicki had contacted me about using my barn design, which I had as a magnet in my shop, as an ornament.  I said, “of course!” I jus...
  • Elephant Love
    on Sep 22, 2014 in Chick's Picks gift gudies gift guide
        Today marks Elephant Appreciation Day  I just really admire the beauty and strength of elephants.  I thought I would celebrate by picking out some wonderful Elephant inspired creations and finds on Etsy, for your home, your celebratio...
  • Treasury Thursday: Fabulous Fall
    on Sep 11, 2014 in Etsy Treasuries treasury spotlight
        Last week, the kids went back to school and this week it sure feels like fall here in Minnesota, the high today will be 55 (I turned on the heat for the first time since the spring).  So I had to feature a fall inspired Etsy treasury b...
  • all gave some, some gave all. . .
    on Sep 11, 2014 in inspiration
        Each year as we mark September 11th I can’t believe how many years it’s been.  13 years today. Today, for some reason, I feel like it’s been 30 years.  It’s hard for me, now, to remember the feeling of life bef...
  • I yam what I yam
    on Aug 12, 2014 in inspiration quotes
      I’m really not a starstruck kinda gal.  I don’t usually cry over someone dying that I didn’t personally know.  Until last night.  The local news my husband and I were watching, after enjoying a nice family dinner, quickly...
  • planting seeds
    on Aug 10, 2014 in inspiration quotes
        Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson   Have a beautiful Sunday! The post planting seeds appeared first on My Little Chickadee's Blog.
  • happy July 4th
    on Jul 4, 2014 in holidays quotes 4th of july
            I want to wish you all a happy 4th of July; be safe and enjoy time with your family and friends.  And I want to thank those who have served and are serving for our country and all those who stand behind him and her as sup...
  • My Little Chickadee on Vacation    Hi guys!  I haven’t blogged much this past month; it’s been crazy with wedding season in full swing so I’ve been working to get caught up on orders and now we are heading out of town for a few days for a much needed f...
  • school’s out for the summer
    on Jun 4, 2014 in my kids
        Today marks the first day of summer vacation for my boys and me. They just finished Kindergarten and 1st grade.  I can’t believe how quickly this school year went and how much they learned.  I want to keep the learning going so...
  • remembering the brave’s courage
    on May 26, 2014 in holidays quotes Memorial Day
            To those who sleep in dust, we will always remember your courage and to those who continue to weep, we will not forgot your pain; not just today, but every day. The post remembering the brave’s courage appeared first...
  • I Can Read! Books GiveawayAd: Thank you HarperCollins Children’s Books for sponsoring this post. Happy Friday everyone!  I hope you all have a good Memorial Day weekend; looks like it will be a picture perfect weekend here in Minnesota so we plan on being outdoors as m...
  • unleash your inner sparkle
    on May 22, 2014 in close to my heart printables
            In honor of National Scrapbooking Month, make sure to stop over to Close to My Heart for their free printable for all you pocket scrapbookers out there (and for whatever wonderfully creative uses you can find) and download...
  • Your there is Here
    on May 21, 2014 in quotes
        There’s no there.  That elusive ‘there’ with the job, the beach house, the dream, it’s not out there.  There is here.  It’s in you. . .right now. ~Brian Kenny The post Your there is Here appeared first o...
  • Sneak Peak: HAMMS event    I’m so excited to be a part of the upcoming HAMMS event in St. Paul on Saturday, May 3rd.  I know many of you don’t live in the area so I thought I would showcase more of the wonderful small businesses that will be at the e...
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