Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Thank you Top Droppers!!!

I want to say thanks so much to these bloggers who have surpassed anything that I could ever do, by dropping an ENORMOUS amount of cards this month!! Congratulations, Kudos and many many Thanks!!!

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You are the BEST!!

Dropper # of drops
I Learn Online Marketing 31
Life's A Pizza Pie 31
Alteredevents 31
A Simple Life 31
Mommy's Little Corner 31
Life's sweets and spices 31
The Modern Mom 31
My gypsygoods 31
A Rose By Name 31
Big Boys Have Toys Too 31



I don't ever think I have seen a list on anyone's blog that had all the slots filled with 31 drops??
WOW! This is huge!! Really.......
And especially when I was having so much difficulty with Entrecard and couldn't drop back, I thank you for your devotion!!!

Till Next Time,
Take Care,


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Saturday, March 28, 2009

No Entrecard Dropping Stinks!!

This is my opinion of Entrecard for the past 2 weeks!!!!

Simon Cowell thumbs down image photo pictureI give it the big Ol' thumbs down, because I haven't been able to drop more than a few Entrecards, and I'm not happy about it.

I have sent numerous support tickets, and it starts to work again, and I get to drop a few and then it won't work again....arghhhhh!

It seems as though I am stuck between login and logout for some reason? The screen keeps telling me I have to log in, but the bar up the top shows I'm already logged in, but when I try to drop my cards, it won't let me....so, I try to log in, and it tells me that my email is an invalid email and not one that is registered!! See what I mean??

So then, it starts to work, and Entrecard finally responds to say, we saw recent activity, do you still need assistance?? And I email back "no, the problem seems to be fixed now" and then WHAM! Once the ticket is closed....no more workie for Entrecard for me??

I really am very frustrated, and I really appreciate everyone who has still dropped on me, even though I haven't been able to reciprocate!! Thank you for your faithfullness!!

Hopefully, I will be up and running again soon, and this time if it gets fixed and they email me, I will tell them "No, please look into why it keeps happening??"

Till Next Time,
Take care,

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An ACEO From A True Artist!

I received this Beautiful ACEO from Kristin at My Art and the Mom in Me...
ACEO by KristinAn ACEO is an artist's trading card, and they are about the size of business card, but a bit bigger, and some artists use these as their business cards, hence the the name.

But mine was the result of the Generosity Award that has been passed around and back and forth, and I was so lucky to have received this little gem from Kristin. She painted it herself, and also made the frame!! How talented is she??

Kristin also makes some wonderful beads and you can visit her Etsy shop Paper Mache Beads and see the gems she has there! I bought some of her beads and can't wait to make a necklace with them!! You will have to check back to see what I create with Kristin's beads.....kind of a collaborative effort.

Thanks a million Kristin, I am so glad we are friends!!
Till Next Time,
Take Care,



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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Mail Call...and it's Wonderful!

I received this GORGEOUS pair of earrings in the mail a few days ago, but, because I am behind again...I am posting them now for everyone to see!!!

Earrings from AbbyThese beauties were made for me by my dear friend Abby over at Simply Charming in SC. They are beautiful silver discs with little pink beads dangling in the center!!

This was what she sent to me for the gratitude award that was posted a while back. I think they are simply stunning!! What a great friend Abby is...

She has so many other beautiful creations in her Etsy shop and in her ArtFire shop too! I would highly recommend that if you haven't perused the goodies in either of her shops, that you head over there right now. She makes the most wonderful jewelry and has started to make some amazing sun catchers too!!

I love the meaning behind the award that started all this giving, and I can't thank Christina enough for being the creator and first giver of the award. It truly has shown us some amazing crafters along with showing us true friendship too! All the friends in this bloggy circle have been extremely generous with their gifts and their time, and I couldn't ask for better friends!!

Thanks again, Abby.....I love them!!!!

Till Next Time,
Take Care,



p.s. I also have mail from Kristin that I will be posting about later tonight!! {smile}

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Barb's Craft Therapy: 29 Days of Giving

Barb is hosting a givaway at her blog....go see!!!

Barb's Craft Therapy: 29 Days of Giving#comments#comments#comments

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Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Angels Weekly is on Entrecard!

We have made it onto Entrecard!!
The Angels Weekly Entrecard The Angels Weekly is now on Entrecard...And I hope you will all bookmark us and drop on us!! And you can even stop to read our great articles? Give us a review, let us know how we're doing? We look forward to seeing you over there!!

Oh, and by the way....have you subscribed to the Angels feed?? We would love it if you did!! We have been turned down by some directories and article places for not having enough readership or links...... Now, I know you are reading, but THEY don't, because you haven't subscribed to the RSS feed? Please click on the orange "subscribe to rss feed" button on the top right HERE.

I have met some of dearest friends on Entrecard, and I hope they will help me out here...... :)

And please let me know if you subscribe, so I can hopefully resubmit our mag to some of these directories!!

The Angels thank you for your support!!
Have a blessed day!
Take care,

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

I'm late, I know it!

More than a week ago, my good friend Duni, of Lovely Purses gave me this beautiful award!!


And I have been so behind in my blogging, that I am just now getting around to posting it and giving her the thanks that she deserves!!

Duni, I love your blog, and I love your purses and your other accessories too! They are simply stunning and gorgeous!!

Now, there were no steadfast rules with this award, but I think the picture pretty much tells you what the award is for....

From one passionate blogger to another....Thank you so very much!

I would love to present this award to some of my favorite "Passionate Bloggers"!
And they are:

Janet of Dolly's Daily Diary
Bing from Of Living and Loving...and Coping
Jenn of My Kids are my World
Abby of Simply Charming in SC
Jackie of Simply Shinade
Sandee of Comedy Plus
Babs of Beetle's Ramblings
Margie and Edna of Margie and Edna's Basement
Angelika of Angelika
Daisy and Mom of Daisy the Curly Cat
Chica,Pumuckl and Ana of Chica and Pumuckl
Christina of CB's Polyworks (congrats!)
Sandi of Pregnant with Cancer

Whew!! That's a lot of friends and a lot of names, but these friends are all passionate about their blogging and deserve this award too!! So I am happy to give this to them.
You don't have to display this or give this to anyone....just know that I was thinking of you and your blog, and I can see how passionate you are about your blogging! :-)

Till next time....keep on blogging....
Take care,


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Sunday, March 15, 2009

A Cute Penguin!

I received this cute penguin to brighten my day and I just had to show you~!

Penguin polymer clay photo pic image pictureThis was sent to me by my very good friend over at CB's Polyworks, and she is the creator and genius behind the Generosity award!

I was lucky enough to be selected by her to be sent a goodie from her as her "gift of appreciation" to me for following her blog and sticking with her! Now, there was simply no need to do that, I followed her blog because it is one of the best!
But she chose to create this award and gifted me with this cutie of a penguin that is all handmade with polymer clay, and even has a magnet on the back so I can hang it up! How cute is this?!?!
She is so talented!!

Anyway, since then, myself and the other blogger awarded ~ Kristin of My Art and the Mom in Me, have passed this award along to others, who have passed this along to others and so on.....

I simply think this is a beautiful award, and it is all about giving!! It could be free advertising on your blog, or a post written about the selected few, or even a gift as I have received here...but whatever it is...it's about love and giving back, and that is a good feeling!!

I have just about got all my packages finished up and they will be going in the mail tomorrow, so my awardees will have something special from me that is handcrafted very shortly. Now, what it is, I am not saying, but I think it will be liked??

Till next time,
Take care and keep giving back,

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

My Turn at The Generosity Award

The Generosity Award

To give a gift is a gift within itself.


This wonderful award was given to me first by Christina at CB's Polyworks, Then by Kristin of My Art and the Mom in Me, then by Abby of Simply Charming in SC, and finally by Jenn of My Beautiful Creations!

I'm telling you....We blogging friends have got to be the most generous, kind and caring people ever!! I love all of you!!

So, This is what I was presented with.....
Award Rules:

1) Show generosity towards others in the blogging community by giving a small gift of appreciation. This can be free advertising, a card in the mail, or anything else your imagination takes you.

2) Send this award to at least five others. If you wish to send the award to more then that, feel free to. Generosity has no limits.

3) Link back to the person who sent you this award.

4) Copy the rules as well as the award into your post.

5) Enjoy yourself and have fun!

And now it is my turn to "Pay It Forward"
I will be sending the following friends a goodie that I have made, all by myself, with my own 2 hands. Just send me your snail mail address so that I can mail out your surprise!! Send it to: info@katscandles.com and soon you will get something special made by me! The only reason I can do this is because I am crafty....lol....otherwise you would have got a tweet or something......lol!!
Here are my awardees: *(is that even a word?)


Christina from CB's Polyworks
Kristin of My Art and the Mom in Me
Abby of Simply Charming in SC
Jenn of My Beautiful Creations
Duni of Lovely Purses
Janet of Dolly's Daily Diary
Bing of Of Living and Loving....and Coping

Remember this is a generosity award, and I have to repeat...I am very grateful every single day to have met you and to be able to call you my friends!!

This just feels so good to be able to do this!! What a wonderful feeling!! Yippee!!!
Take care my friends!!


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2nd Grade Kids Are Funny!

This struck me as funny, so I thought I'd share....

WHY GOD MADE MOMS
Answers given by 2nd grade school children to the following questions:

Why did God make mothers?
1. She's the only one who knows where the scotch tape is.
2. Mostly to clean the house.
3. To help us out of there when we were getting born.

How did God make mothers?
1. He used dirt, just like for the rest of us.
2. Magic plus super powers and a lot of stirring.
3.. God made my Mom just the same like he made me. He just used bigger parts.

What ingredients are mothers made of?
1. God makes mothers out of clouds and angel hair and everything nice in the
world and one dab of mean. (you have to love this one!)
2. They had to get their start from men's bones. Then they mostly use string, I
think..

Why did God give you your mother and not some other mom?
1. We're related.
2. God knew she likes me a lot more than other people's moms like me.

What kind of little girl was your mom?
1. My Mom has always been my mom and none of that other stuff.
2. I don't know because I wasn't there, but my guess would be pretty bossy. (out of the mouths of babes)
3. They say she used to be nice.

What did Mom need to know about dad before she married him?
1. His last name.
2. She had to know his background. Like is he a crook? Does he get drunk on
beer?
3. Does he make at least $800 a year? Did he say NO to drugs and YES to chores?

Why did your mom marry your dad?
1. My dad makes the best spaghetti in the world. And my Mom eats a lot.
2. She got too old to do anything else with him. (I'd die if this was my child!)
3. My grandma says that Mom didn't have her thinking cap on.

Who's the boss at your house?
1. Mom doesn't want to be boss, but she has to because dad's such a goof ball.
2. Mom. You can tell by room inspection. She sees the stuff under the bed.
3. I guess Mom is, but only because she has a lot more to do than dad.

What's the difference between moms & dads?
1. Moms work at work and work at home and dads just go to work at work.
2. Moms know how to talk to teachers without scaring them.
3. Dads are taller & stronger, but moms have all the real power 'cause that's
who you got to ask if you want to sleep over at your friend's.
4. Moms have magic, they make you feel better without medicine.

What does your mom do in her spare time?
1. Mothers don't do spare time.
2. To hear her tell it, she pays bills all day long.

What would it take to make your mom perfect?
1. Diet. You know, her hair. I'd diet, maybe blue.
2. On the inside she's already perfect. Outside, I think some kind of plastic
surgery.
3. A giant diet pill.

If you could change one thing about your mom, what would it be?
1. She has this weird thing about me keeping my room clean. I'd get rid of that.
2. I'd make my mom smarter. Then she would know it was my sister who did it and
not me.
3. I would like for her to get rid of those invisible eyes on the back of her
head.

All of these answers are classic!! You gotta love kids and their un-rehearsed answers!

Till next time,
Take care,


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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Twitter Friends!!

This is way too cool to pass up!!!
I just found this on Sandee's and Shinade's blogs and I wanted one too!!!
Now, mine is nowhere near as big and long as theirs, but I just love all my Twitter followers.....
Thanks to all of you!!!!

Get your twitter mosaic here.

If you thought you were on my list and you aren't, and would like to follow me on twitter, please click HERE. I'd love to have you follow me.....
And I could always do a follow-up if I get alot of new friend/followers??
Take care,



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