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Friday, April 24, 2009


Good morning all! It's a sunny Friday in Irondequoit and it is supposed to be in the 70s and 80s this weekend! It's also date night, so my husband and I are going out to dinner and I am just in a fabulous mood.

When I logged on, I noticed that yesterday's post was my 600th! Hard to believe that I've had that much to say in these past 21 months!

In honor of 600 posts, I wanted to share with you some of my personal Indie finds from the past couple weeks...some have arrived and are being enjoyed, while others are en route. I'm not picturing 1 item I purchased on 1000 Markets because it is for my Mom for Mother's Day and one never knows if she's reading this or not.

A couple of these items have a story behind them. 

The first item, the earrings, are what brought me to 1000 Markets! I was looking for milk glass items for a blog feature I did on March 3rd. I found the earrings and a lovely lady named Nora over on Etsy and when I told her that her earrings would be featured, she mentioned to check out her shop on 1000 Markets. I thought to myself, "What is 1000 Markets?" and the rest is history! I saw that these earrings were available in Nora's 1000 Markets shop, Transient Treasures, and knew they'd be a wonderful reminder of how I came to find my online home for KZM Facial Care Boutique.

The washcloths from Peanut Tree Designs are fabulous. We already have these at home and they are all I use now on my face and on the boys for washcloths. They are so soft and gentle and wash like a dream. They are such high quality! I ordered 3 sets this time, and 2 sets have great fabrics suitable for little boys.

My shampoos arrived the other day from Rhonda at In a Lather. I am a repeat buyer and this time I tried 2 new to me scents. Both are nice! Today I washed my hair with Lemon Verbena. Rhonda was kind enough to include a gift--a great lip balm in Thai Coconut! I can't say enough about Rhonda's customer service!


The last 2 items--the handbag and tea sampler--are from companies I haven't tried yet. 
I have some handbag bags with Amy Butler fabrics, and I like this new bag I am getting because it's Joel Dewberry fabric--similar color palettes are used, but there are differences in the two designers.

After mentioning the tea from LiberTeas yesterday here, I became tempted and decided to try her sampler...I'll let you know how Anne's teas are when I try them.

I want to wish everyone a wonderful weekend!

Black glass bead and white milk glass earrings from Transient Treasures


Some more organic terry washcloths for the boys from Peanut Tree Designs



Shampoo That Rocks in Agave Tequilana Cacao & Lemon Verbena from In a Lather 



Handbag from Rural Mamma (and it was on sale!)


Sampler loose tea trio in Chocolate Rose, Sweet Caramel o' Mine, and Almond Mocha Mate from LiberTeas



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