Man it was hot today. Long, hot day. But all in all, it went pretty darn good this weekend. The garage sale was a success. My sister took Saturday duty and they had a ton of people and sold a lot of the big items and made a whopping $500 for the day! So awesome. […]
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It’s the end of another week and we’re in the final days of July. Hard to imagine it’s almost August. Tomorrow, we have the big garage sale at Mom’s house. I’m heading up there when Love gets home to bring up a few more items and my sister had more items to bring up as […]
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Headed up to Mom’s yesterday to help sort, organize and price all the various items for the garage sale next weekend. Several people donated a ton of items in a large range of categories, so there was a lot to go through. It started to rain almost immediately after we began so we were working […]
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:: about ::40 year old Pagan woman who lives in Florida with her guy and two cats, loves Disney, reads fanatically, tinkers in photography and runs her own handcrafted artisan jewelry business.
Inadvertently became the face of Healthcare Reform in America by posting the (in)famous "I am Obamacare" image and sharing the story of her hysterectomy at age 34. Now runs her own small business, PhoenixFire Designs, specalizing in handmade tree of life pendants, full moon tree of life necklaces, family birthstone jewelry, wire wrapped jewelry and more full-time.
Our best friend passed away suddenly March 13, 2010. Five years later, it's still hard. The full story can be read here.
Hysterectomy FundOctober 2013 Update: Happy 2 Year Anniversary!! I'm amazed at how different life is two years later. Though the hardest thing I've ever been through in my life, I've grown so much as a result of having overcome such terrifying and daunting medical issues. In a weird way, I'm better for having experienced these hardships. I'm more sure of myself these days and more confident I can face life's challenges better.
I have tried to turn this medical challenge into an opportunity and using this as a means to push forward with my small jewelry business and as a way to support myself again.
Your continued support is appreciated right now and even links to my shop are appreciated. Thank you to everyone who's helped and spread the word. All of you helped make it possible for me to be here and healthy.
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