Words of Wisdom

Truths For Living By William Arthur Ward The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become. The more outgoing we are, the more helpful we become. The more curious we are, the more creative we become. The more patient we are, the more understanding we become. The more persistent we are, the more successful we become.

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Living Life Your Way….Interview with Juliette Crane

I’ve been working hard the last few months at overcoming my fears and following my dreams. So I’m running a series of interview with inspiring people to see what part fear has played in their life and how they’ve overcome it to live life their way… Hi Juliette , tell us a little about yourself. I’m a Mixed Media Painter and I just love anything full of imagination and color. I’ve always been doing something creative (making cards, jewelry, sewing, writing, gardening, baking, floral design), but if I ask myself what I always wanted to do, but never thought I could, I would say painting. I also fill my life with eating good food, traveling, yoga and enjoying the sunshine!   Have you always considered yourself a ‘professional artist’? Not at all. I always knew I was an artist, but I didn’t actually feel that mattered or that I could ever do anything with it professionally until the Fall of 2009. Earlier that year, I’d finished writing a novel for children, then lost my job, and realized I was seriously burned out and unhappy. Luckily, a friend of mine started up an Artist’s Way group (reading Julia Cameron’s book The Artist’s…

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Saturday Link ♥ Love

source Saturday again! I was going to write this last night, but I so wasn’t in the mood. But after 8 hours sleep (with no interruptions!!!) I’m feeling way brighter this morning. Yay!! Just hope the sun decides to shine as I feel like getting out and NOT getting wet today! I’ve been in full on sewing mode all week, making tops and headbands, and I’ve drawn a pattern for a dress – might tackle that later if I get a chance. Here’s a few nuggets of  Link ♥ Love from my week – I love reading Jen Lemen’s wise words, they never fail to make me feel better.  Things to Remember from Liz Lamoreux Yes and Yes –  a great blog I stumbled on yesterday by Sarah Von. I love it!  This article on Zen Habits – could’ve been written just for me! I’ve been reading Little Chief Honeybee for a while – Miss Kayleah always puts a smile on my face!  Right now, she’s running an AMAZING giveaway on her blog, go check it out: What are the highlights from your week? And don’t forget to enter MY giveaway either!!

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List 17: Authentically Me

source After a lifetime of being a night owl, I’m slowly realising how much I love early mornings! I am insecure I laugh a lot And cry a lot People often comment on how smiley I am I’m a terrible napper – I wake up in a FOUL mood I would love to live in Italy one day (or Greece, or Spain… actually just somewhere warmer and drier than Wales!) I singing REALLY loud in the house I’m finding my way as an artist I’m trying to worry less  I talk to myself…. a lot I want to live a life full of joy and spread joy to everyone else p.s did you enter the giveaway yet??

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GIVEAWAY!!

In honor of the chilly weather… and the fact that my etsy shop is open … it’s time for a GIVEAWAY!!!! You will receive: 1. ‘Wings’ 5×5 Print (not yet up in my etsy shop) 2. Heart Whispers 8×6 Print (and a few other secret goodies!) NO RULES!!! BUT… if you want, tell me your favorite thing about either my blog, my shop, or Pixie Mama in general. Deadline is November 16th PEACE

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