Aren’t these artful cookies decadently delicious?Â Part of the joy I have in my life is meeting and networking with some really talented people from across the world.Â I recently found an amazing artist/baker who makes the most beautiful cookies I’ve every seen.Â Her name is Amber and she recently shared her inspiring story of therapeutic benefits of crafting cookies has on her.Â Read more hereÂ http://tinyurl.com/ps66tzÂ Â at Craft For Health.
A few weeks ago I finally got the chance to meet Margot Potter–The Impatient Beader.Â This talented and funnyÂ designer friendÂ was a delight while we taped THE BALANCING ACTÂ –TV Â show in Delray Beach.Â Last minute changes forced us to shoot outside in 90 degree Florida heat but we got through it.Â The first airring of this segment will air on July 2nd at 7 am ET/PT on Lifetime TV.Â So tune in.Â If you see us sweating–you’ll know why Â Bead onward!
Just wanted to say thanks for the overwhelmingly—positive—responses and blog entries at www.CraftForHealth.comÂ
Whew, we are so blessed to have soooo many crafters and artists join us sharing their own inspiring stories about the therapeutic benefits of crafting.Â I think you’ll really enjoy reading all the entries – can’t wait to have you.
Barb, my fellow Craft Practitioner, has been in NY all week doing a TV segment on a Medicine Cabinet MakeoverÂ for GMA Now and yesterday she presented Sally Fields an award for Boneva Pharma’s.Â
We’re having a blast meeting so many wonderful people.Â Join us won’t you?Â Â We’d love for you to post your comments on the site and send us your own anecdotes on craft therapy!Â Â A little craft will do ya some good!
I’ve been quoted in Woman’s World magazine several times and even had my GREAT OUTDOOR DECORATING MAKEOVER book featured on 2 pages a few years back.Â But never have I had my mug shot pasted inside the article!Â
Can I just say; I’ve really hit the MOTHERLOAD–literally!Â Â This month I’ll be receiving a new washer and dryer from Frigidaire.Â And I’m thrilled to tell you that I’m one of about 10 mom’s as Â part of the Frigidaire Test Drive Team for their newest release in washers and dryers!Â
BTW: this month Frigidaire rolls out a brilliant new collection with more than 250 kitchen and laundry appliances, just in time for Motherâ€™s Day! But it gets better!Â Â These appliances have some time saving features I’m looking forward to because I need all the extra time I can get with my crazy schedule.Â Now I usually don’t too excited about home appliances—but aren’t these just gooooorgeous!Â Yummy!
Frigidaire has so much confidence in the efficiency of these products that they are offering a â€œMore Me-Timeâ€ Guarantee: Moms will reduce the amount of time they typically spend on housework by at least 8 hours a month using a combination of three or more select Frigidaire appliances or they can return the appliances to their place of purchase within 30 days and get their money back! Now that’s a great deal!
Frigidaire also wants to know what you would do if you had an extra hour of blissful â€œme-timeâ€. Â Starting today, moms can go to frigidaire.com to report the five things they would do with an extra hour each day. Â I’ve already posted mine 5 wishes!Â Â
All participants will be entered for a chance to win an entire suite of NEW Frigidaire appliances. Â Plus, check out other prizes you can win â€“ like a gorgeous new Frigidaire Affinity washer/dryer.Â Check it out at http://www.facebook.com/frigidaireÂ and become a fan!.Â Or go to www.frigidaire.com
Oh and check back again for future posts about my Mother Load experience with the appliances! And I’ll be tweeting about this too so check me out at TWITTER –Â DesignExpertÂ
Calling all crafters!Â Â Craft For HealthÂ is seeking inspiring blog entries about the therapeutic benefits crafting has on crafters, quilters, crocheters, painters, etc!
Has making a scrapbook page help bridge the gap in a difficult conversation with your elderly parents with Alzheimer’s?Â Did quilting help you through chemo?Â Does knitting help you de-stress?Â The Craft Practitioners at Craft For Health are looking for inspiring anecdotes, tips and stories about how you use craft therapy!
Find out more info at www.CraftForHealth.com !Â