Showing posts from May, 2013

Prepare for Summer Vendor & Craft Show | June 1st

DETAILS WHAT :      Prepare for Summer Vendor & Craft Show WHEN :      June 1, 2013 TIME :       12pm - 6pm WHERE :    AmericInn Hotel, 245 Florence Drive, Owatonna, MN  55060 MORE :      For additional details, go to  Prepare for Summer Vendor & Craft Show {Facebook} Hope to see everyone there!

50 Rules for Dads of Daughters

50 Rules for Dads of Daughters {by Michael Mitchell} 1. Love her mom. Treat her mother with respect, honor, and a big heaping spoonful of public displays of affection. When she grows up, the odds are good she’ll fall in love with and marry someone who treats her much like you treated her mother. Good or bad, that’s just the way it is. I’d prefer good.   2. Always be there. Quality time doesn’t happen without quantity time. Hang out together for no other reason than just to be in each other’s presence. Be genuinely interested in the things that interest her. She needs her dad to be involved in her life at every stage. Don’t just sit idly by while she adds years to her life… add life to her years. 3. Save the day. She’ll grow up looking for a hero. It might as well be you. She’ll need you to come through for her over and over again throughout her life. Rise to the occasion. Red cape and blue tights optional. 4. Savor every moment you have together. Today she’s crawl

Support Our Troops Paracord Bracelets {New Product}

It's not too often that I get face time with my son Christopher to confer about the 550 Paracord bracelets that are available in my  Wild Apple Design  shop. He's a busy kid, with Boy Scouts, baseball, trap shooting, and his 4.0 GPA {proud mom!}. Since he makes the paracord bracelets, it's important that the two of us talk about new ideas, color combinations, new braiding techniques, etc. every once in a while. So, today was a bonus ~ My son and I had some good brainstorming on the paracord bracelets, AND you'll also get the pleasure of viewing of his right forearm in the photos below since he also served as my MODEL today! For those of you who aren't aware, we are a military family. My husband joined the Army when he was 17, was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, and is also an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran. In fact, my husband just finished his final drill weekend with the Minnesota National Guard three weeks ago. These paracord bracelets are m