Monday, February 28, 2011


This is what my pork chop looked like right from the oven after Shake N'Bake. Mmmmm, It made me hungry for a buffalo burger but I had to settle for pork. First time I ever had buffalo was at a barbecue at Philmont Scout Center in Cimmarron, New Mexico. Loved that place
and that meal.
My apologizes to my vegetarian friends.

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Safe,

Friday, February 18, 2011

OWOH Winner Announced

Hello Fellow Bloggers out there in this great big world of ours.
This Years OWOH event is finished. Oh boo hoo! I've had so much fun and met so many new blog friends this year and revisited with some from days, months and even years past. Wow, what an exciting few weeks it has been. Have you seen Lisa's announcement for next year? And here we all thought this year was it and OWOH would be over. But no, of course not! The genius and energy of Lisa has created yet a whole new realm to OWOH! We will now be able to participate in OWOH = Our World Our Art next year. Wow and to think we have a whole year to design, create, start up a new art shop or just revamp an old one. I am already so excited and have ideas spinning around in my head.
I know I am a day behind so here it goes, the big announcement you are waiting for. I had 145 commenter's and I will pick two winners using the Random Number Generator at
The first winner is:
#54 Nanbon44 visit her here: or here: Southern Style
Congratulations Bonnie, Please send me your choice of verse, quote, poem, scripture, prayer or just a favorite word or two and 2 or 3 primary paint color choices and I will make a special word weave just for you. I'll also need to know what color of card stock you would like your weave mounted on. There will be a wonderful swirl of gold in your word weave also.
The second winner is:
#85 Crafty Moose Crafts visit her here: Crafty Moose Crafts
Congratulations to Debbie, Please send me the same info as listed above in Bonnie's Announcement. And ladies don't forget to send your address to
A big thank you to everyone that visited my blog, I love how this blog has introduced me to such wonderful and artistic people around the world. If I have not yet visited your blogs I assure you I will in time and I will be sure to let you know how I found you (you found me).
Have a wonderful TGIF and a great weekend.
Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Safe,

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentines Day

If you are looking for my OWOH post please click here or scroll down.
Valentines Day is not just for lovers,
It's a beautiful day to come out from the covers;
With a smile on your face and joy in its place,
Deep within your heart where love never parts;
With a song on your lips,
Please follow these tips,
And have a wonderful valentines day.
Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Safe,

Sunday, February 6, 2011

di-did-it: you are worth the time

Click here to find my OWOH post or scroll down 2 posts. But first...

This is too imporatnt not to be shared. So powerful, so inspirational, so beautiful! If not for OWOH I may never have found Di of di-did-it and never seen this video. I hope you will take the time to watch and find the time to create....

di-did-it: you are worth the time

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Safe,

P.S. Find my newest article "How to Use Ground Beef, Chicken or Turkey To Stretch Your Food Budget" published on AC here.

Little Treasures: Brassiere wire necklaces - a how to

Little Treasures: Brassiere wire necklaces - a how to

What a great way to recycle. You really have to see this one (click on the link above).

If you are looking for my OWOH post scroll down to the previous post to see my giveaway. Lisa says this will be the last One World One Heart event. Don't miss out.

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Safe,


Tuesday, February 1, 2011

OWOH 2011 Giveaway

UPDATE: I will be drawing two names to win a word weave made by me.

Greetings all,

My name is Teresa, otherwise known as Tess. Welcome to my little piece of heaven in blog land. I am a poet at heart and am published on Associated Content. I love to craft and learn new techniques to create with my hands. I'm pleased to meet you.

It's that time of year again. We will be celebrating Lisa Swifka's 5th annual OWOH Event. OWOH stands for "One World One Heart". This event is open to bloggers only and is expected to connect hundreds of bloggers from around the world. This is my 3rd year to participate. I found OWOH while visiting a blog 2 years ago and had so much fun that I participated with a giveaway myself last year. I had so many commenters I added an extra giveaway. It was SO MUCH FUN.

For this years OWOH giveaway I have decided to create a word weave for one lucky blogger. The weave will include not just a word but a prayer or favorite verse or poem. I will create a weave just for you and send it on the wings of friendship. Since the word weave will be created with you in mind you may choose your words or color scheme. Your word weave will arrive ready to frame and will be much like the one pictured below:

This weave was created with water color paper, water colors, gold pens and mounted on card stock. I will try my best to create something that will fit into your home or offices color scheme. Imagine a favorite prayer on your wall that only you will know is there (and I of course). Or an inspirational verse that guides you throughout the day. Just leave a comment to let me know you were here and your name will be included in the draw. (Don't forget your conact information.) This blog event runs through February 17th. One entry per person please. I will choose a winner using the random number generator on the morning of Saturday, February 19th and post the winners name on my blog. You will be contacted as soon as your name is drawn and posted. I apologize for the delay in drawing but my Cub Scout leader duties must come first. (Thursday is Cub Scout meeting night.) I may try to do the draw on Friday evening.

I hope you will enjoy browsing through my blog and then winging your way over to the OWOH participants page and visiting other bloggers in this great big world of ours.

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Safe,


Comments are now closed. I will pick and announce a winner on of before the 19th. (Hubby and sick and I have Scouts tonight. I knew you'd understand.)