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Etsy Pattern site

I went forward on adding the Etsy pattern site. http://www.handmadends.comHandeMadends

     I find that it might work better for people who don’t want to have to create an Etsy account. There are a few themes to choose from and it’s really simple since all your inventory just slides over. The Etsy pattern in my opinion looks very sleek and professional. To be honest it was really the ease that pushed this decision. I invite you to go over and take a look. Please let me know your thoughts and experiences with Etsy pattern. 

    I have thought about using other sites to sell my handmade items, but for I feel comfortable with Etsy. I have tried many sites before Etsy and it was always difficult to figure them out. The competition is there especially in knitting and crochet. However I stuck with Etsy and this is a big reason I wouldn’t switch. **update there is a small catch to the pattern I didn’t realize. You can pay for google advertising and it does get a bit pricey. I was shocked to see my monthly bill not knowing this was occurring and about passed out. Even after. Turned it off the adds kept going for two more days. This plus my renewals, the pattern site and other etsy fees racked my bill up. Lesson here pay very close attention to what I sign up for. 

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Getting through it all


There are days you just don’t have any control over what happens. You can plan, you can over think it, but truth is your not in control. So how would one feel about this situation? Well first anger, then sadnesses,denial, and then defiet. 

I have stated over and over again that I am horrible at writing, grammar, spelling, I could go on. The point is at times I have something to say that I feel sharing shows we are not alone. When faced with those stages of anger, sadness,denial, or even defiet know that someone somewhere is going through it to. I am for sure today!  I haven’t been on here in a long time simply because I gave up on this blog thing. I mean I felt I am not good at and who really wants to sit and read anymore! I also sat back on my business, well not really business I guess side hobby on Etsy. I’m not selling like I would and I felt why bother!  

I can’t help but think I didn’t try hard enough so here I am back. I’m not going to pay for the domain this time, I need to start slow and gradually build. I can’t grow a garden over night and feast the next day, so why would I think this would be any different. 

What you can expect from this blog. Kind inspiration, pictures on my current work for my pattern shop http://www.handmadends.com and me! Just plan old me. 

I challenge those who read this to leave a comment on how you started your blogs. Was it easy? Did you give it up? What is your best advice and what would you have differently knowing what you know now? 

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So much to do & no time

Spring break once again and running out of time tondo all I can in one week.

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I finally got to try a painting class. Loved it and plan on many more!

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Worked on promo for my Etsy store.

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Got more baby chicks

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Really wanted to knit.

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Saw an awesome bird house I wanted to make.

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Saw some beautiful country side.

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And princess she is so cute
Many blessings for what I did get to do!
Happy Saturday

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I Ask

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    I lay my head down every night asking God for a miracle that will help us keep our home. Things are still up in the air and its so difficult not knowing what is in store for our family. We keep living each day as though we are never leaving but in reality will I have a home next week or even next month. When you finally get yourself on track and get what you have always wanted life hits and its not even your fault this time. This time it was the other guy.
     I keep asking for a miracle and I have asked for many throughout my lifetime.. It was the important ones that he answered I just hope this one is as important to him as it is to me.

Have a blessed day!