Friday, December 11, 2009

happy holidays!


finally addressed and sent out all my christmas cards,
i say finally, because i used to have all my cards addressed in november
and was just waiting for december to roll around
so i could stick them in the mail.
i also used to be the type that got all my holiday gift shopping
done before thanksgiving and then just enjoyed december's festivities.
{i know, it's actually embarrassing to say so now, i was a very lucky, stay-at-home mom and was fortunate enough to have time on my hands, no etsy shop back then}.

anyway, back to reality, those days are gone.
between kids {homework, checks* they always, i mean always, need money for something, rides, laundry, cooking, etc.}, animals {3 cats 2 dogs},
husband's new job {i'm his happy assistant},
my balancing act of running two etsy shops,
social media for two completely different businesses,
as well as boutique merchandising and occasional crafting,
there is no way, i can get anything done 'ahead of time',
sometimes, not even on time. *wink, wink*
but, of course, like all you other creative types,
i have so many things to add to my goal list for 2010.
i expect another crazy year and i can't wait!

i love what i do, everything that i do,
and i look forward each day to 'getting things done',
making my family happy
and chatting with my super cool friends
on twitter, facebook and etsy. You all rock!
i mean it, you do!

which brings me to the reason for this post:

while you won't be getting a card in the mail,
please know that each and every one of you makes me laugh,
smile, say "awww"
and inspires me on a daily basis

Happy Holidays!

The Jones Family

Johnny, Kerri, Alex and Mikaela


10 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful family! My Christmas cards are no where near done, neither is my shopping....I will say that I am a Christmas procrastinator at heart and am no worse off this year than in years past, despite the newfound busyness of starting the Etsy shop! Happy, Happy Holidays, Kerri!

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  2. Happy Holidays to you & your lovely family! Wishing you all a wonderful year ahead, and looking forward to seeing what's in store next! :)

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  3. your family is just gorgeous!!! :] i love your blog and i'm so happy that i have been able to meet you and have a lovely blog friend! merry christmas! :]

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  4. You guys are such a cute little family! And your daughter is beautiful, looks just like you.
    Have a great weekend,
    Micaela

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  5. your family photos are so beautiful, you've such a lovely family!! I don't sent cards just mails or text messages, and in my family xmas is like a comedy/drama so we don't really celebrate it!
    Merry Christmas to you and your family!!!

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  6. yeah - Happy Holidays to you, too! I'm still working on my cards...finally took the picture a couple of days ago, now on to all the addressing! and you are a busy woman! i say it keeps up young :)

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  7. wait - you have 2 etsy shops??? what's the other one? hmmm, wait, it's coming back to me...i'm going to have another cup of coffee - then i'm remember

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  8. my other etsy shop is: TuLLe

    tulle.etsy.com

    I had been making jewelry for years, then decided to start a supply shop on Etsy. Sold my jewelry in boutiques, but wanted to have an on-line boutique as well, so I started tenthings. last September.

    I've had over 6,000 sales on Tulle, making me sort of an expert on Etsy, as far as shipping, policies, etc. ;) But, creating jewelry, accessories, etc. is really my true passion. I do love my TuLLe customers, though. They're awesome, as are my tenthings. friends, really, truly, awesome!

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  9. I love these pictures! Happy Holidays to you and your sweet family, Kerri. I'm so glad to have met you online and hope I get to meet you in real life someday! You are such a positive person, and I always look forward to reading your blog. :)

    xo

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  10. Aww...great photos! You guys are so cute :) Happy Holidays and wonderful New Year!

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Thank you so much for all your sweet comments! I absolutely love to sign in to TenThings Jewelry Blog and see that I have comments, it's like getting love notes in the mail. Each and every comment makes my day, so thank you so much! Kerri