Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year

Can't believe another year has come and gone. As much as I enjoyed 2010, I am looking forward to the new year. We have some big changes coming up at the shop. Since you are reading this, you will be one of the first to know. Willow Creek is moving. Yep, just down the street a bit to a bigger spot. I am quite excited! We will start the redo next week and hopefully be in by the beginning of February. I will keep you posted. Happy New Year, my friends.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010


to Max S. He won the Jim Shore Santa sleigh and reindeer. And Roadrunner Foodbank will be getting $235, thanks to all of those who entered the drawing. Thanks everyone!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Only a few more days left to win

this incredible Jim Shore Santa Sleigh and Reindeer.A $3 donation get you a chance to own this wonderful Christmas display. The money goes to the Roadrunner Foodbank. Hurry in to get your name in the drawing. We'll pick the winner Tuesday night so you can enjoy it this year.

Friday, December 17, 2010

What can I say? He is so patient with me.

I am insane

which is why I haven't posted lately. In the busiest season of retail, we decide to install new carpet. Mr. Willow wanted the new carpet installed before our Christmas party on the 16th and what Mr Willow wants, Mr. Willow gets (most of the time). As you know if you have gotten new carpeting, it is like moving. Not only do we decide to get new carpeting throughout the house, we decide to paint (because who wants old looking walls with new carpeting). So I pack up all the smalls, and start painting. Fortunately, I had a lot of help painting. OK, so they did most of it. I only painted a couple of rooms and a hall. Thank you, Eric and Chris.
So the new carpeting was installed Monday and Tuesday. I whipped the first floor of the house into shape and Thursday we had our annual Christmas party. A good 75 adults and children sipped and nibbled and nary a drop landed on the carpet. Unbelieveable!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

This is just a really clever idea!

You just choose a necklace, a pendant and the insert. They are magnetic, hense the name Magnabilities. It is so easy to change the insert, just take it out and pop in a different one. You can change your look in a blink of an eye! Cute. Cute. Cute.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Just wanted to invite you all

to our Champagne and Lights this Friday, Dec. 3rd from 5-8pm. We will have activities for the whole family, sips and nibbles and best of all, Santa will be there!

Friday, November 26, 2010

We just got in Tokyo Milk

This is a gorgeous line. I love the artwork and packaging. The scents are wonderful. There is lotions, bubble baths, soaps and perfums. They have such fun names,too-Dead Sexy, Cherry Bomb, French Kiss and Let Them Eat Cake to name a few. I haven't picked a fav yet.

Monday, November 22, 2010

What is it with me and

salt and peper shakers. I am just so attracted to them. I can see how so many people collect them. They are just plain fun.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Two more trees

Aren't these little cuties?

I love this bird tree. Some one told me today that having a bird ornie in the Christmas tree bring you good luck.

Ok, so I lied. Three trees. not two. Aren't these adorable dog and cat ornies?

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Holiday Tea

We had a beautiful tea today at the shop. Remembered my camera but, drat, didn't remember to charge it. So I will have to tell you about it. Lynn from Peddlen' Parties outdid herself. We have delicious pumpkin scones with citrus peach butter and clotted cream to start. Then holiday tea sandwiches and a wonderful pear salad. The mini chicken potpie was to die for. Dessert was apple coin purses, pecan tassies and a pumpkin roulade. I had a wonderful time visiting with my daughter, Amber. I am telling you ladies, there is nothing like a relaxing time spent with a daughter or girlfriend. I think I read recently that studies show time spent with a girlfriend is actually proven to be good for your health. I believe it. Don't you always feel better after being with a girlfriend?

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

For the little princess in your life

We have little tiaras, mini tiaras, beaded bracelets and not shown are pink or purple gloves, teasets, tea books, mini powder puffs and lip gloss.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

More pics of Christmas trees

This tree of pewter like ornies is almost empty after two days of our open house. Hopefully, I will be able to get more. They are just beautiful. I know, these photos just don't do them justice.

And these angels are absolutely stunning. Just the tall one left.

This is my favorite tree this year. All glitter ornies. Here are just a few closeups.

More trees to show you another day. Thanks to all who came to our open house today. You gals have just the nicest things to say. You are all such a pleasure to see.

Friday, November 5, 2010

We put up our Christmas trees and decorations last night

for our Open Hoouse today. Thanks to everyone who came today. Just a few shots of a couple of the trees. We have a cute display of nutcrackers for you collectors out there.

Not sure if you can see the nutcrackers on this tree.
Here is a close up of a couple of nutcracker ornies.

This tree was practically picked clean today. It had the cutest little figures of elves, Santas, angels, and gingerbread men. I am going to see is I can get some more. Soooo cute.

I have lots more photos so will post more tomorrow. We have 7 trees and some tabletop. Willow Creek is in the Christmas spirit!