Boomers and Beyond Etsy Street Team (BBEST)

Autumn carries more gold in its pocket

I never get tired of fall colors, so you’ll probably see more treasuries curated by me on Etsy at this time of the year than any other time. My wardrobe, too, is filled with gold and orange, rich browns and scarlet. Hope you enjoy the collection below. All items are handmade by artisans from Blogging …

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Happy Easter, happy Sunday!

It’s a beautiful Easter afternoon, a day to stroll through the neighborhood—whether you have visitors or not. I did the virtual equivalent of a stroll this afternoon by visiting BBEST and Blogging Business Artisans team member shops on Etsy, selecting handmade creations that said “spring” to me. I am so thankful that lawns are greening …

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Every leaf in autumn is a flower

Well, I had intended to do another book giveaway today, but time is not my friend and I will have to write that post later this week. The weather was beautiful, upper 70s—a great day to take a walk on the greenway behind my house that meanders along a creek. But as I said, time …

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Beneath the Sea Treasury Showcase

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when the heat sizzles and it’s the height of summer? I don’t know about you, but I think about the ocean and the times we walked along the beach when we lived in southern California. Since I can’t be there now, I’ll settle for browsing through these …

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End of year shop review

November marked my fifth year of selling on Etsy, a journey that began with a shop called JN Originals that features crocheted and felted personal accessories, continued with papercrafted items in Mister PenQuin, and extended with recycled craft supplies in 2nd Chance Treasures. Along the way I’ve learned lessons about marketing, photography, shipping and customer …

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