Daily(ish) Sighting 4/30/09

April 30, 2009

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A new view of the same tulips from my 4/24 post. What a difference a week can make.


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Daily(ish) Sighting 4/28/09

April 28, 2009

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I really don’t make it a habit of chasing birds, or any other animals, on a daily basis. I was almost home from my walk and heard something come out of the weeds and brush (on the right in the photo). He (or she) followed me for about 10 steps until I turned to get his picture. Which, of course, made him turn and waddle the other way. Not a very good picture at all, but he was adorable.

Daily(ish) Sighting 4/27/09

April 27, 2009


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I never played hopscotch as a kid, I’m not even sure of all the rules. I can never resist a chalk drawing though, or lots and lots of color. The rest of the board is over to the right, and over to the right and back, and behind where I’m standing. These 2 girls had a lot of fun with chalk this weekend. I hope the rain stays away for a few more days.

Daily(ish) Sighting 4/26/09

April 26, 2009


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Reason #1 why I will be spending limited time in the backyard until hell freezes over. Or at least until the backyard does. That little bit of poison ivy is just the beginning.

Etsy End of April Sale

April 25, 2009



2 post in one day! That ain’t gonna happen often.

Next Saturday, May 2, I will be having my 1st in-person in-the-vicinity-of-Tiny-Town sales day since I officially started my jewelry/suncatcher/whatever making business. Since I have many, but not nearly all, of my items listed on etsy and will be taking all of those items to said sales day, I’ve decided to offer a special discount to all my many thousands of few readers. The more I sell on etsy before Saturday, the less I have to schlep around this weekend, and the less I have to sort through on Sunday to figure out what I still have left that’s already listed in my etsy store.

So, for anyone out there, even if you aren’t a reader (feel free to pass it around), I will be giving a 20% discount until the end of April. I advertised a 15% discount on etsy for this weekend, but THIS special discount is better (cause it’s more and it lasts longer).

It’s very easy to get this discount.

  1. Go to my etsy store – pennycandyshoppe – and buy a ton of stuff (just kidding, there’s no minimum purchase)
  2. Purchase the items with the code “MISSNIGHTOWL” (spelling and capitalization optional) BUT don’t pay for your items yet
  3. I’ll send you a revised invoice with the discount
  4. PAY

In addition to this special offer I always offer FREE US shipping (FREE!) and discounted shipping outside the US.


What are you waiting for? Go buy some pretty things!

Daily(ish) Sighting 4/25/09

April 25, 2009

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This is motivation enough to bring my camera along with me! I saw these 2 guys (or gals – I thought it rude to ask) about 5 minutes into my 1st day of walking. The deer on the right stayed there the whole time, and seemed as if it would stay there all day. The one on the left wasn’t having any of it and sauntered away after the next picture. I’m guessing their some of the same deer I see in my neighborhood, so maybe they’ve seen me around.

Daily(ish) Sighting 4/24/09

April 24, 2009

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I had an errand (to which I walked!) after I finished walking laps today so I didn’t take my camera with me. But I found something closer to home to photograph. My 1st tulips finally bloomed! I think the rest will be in bloom by the end of next week. My flower bed is VERY weedy, so I’m not sure how many will end up not blooming, but it looks like most will.

Somewhere I have the names of all of the different tulips, but I have no idea where that is right now.