Thursday, June 30, 2011

Midsummers Eve - Sarah Sparrow

This message is for Sarah Sparrow. I got your comment, but it will not allow me to see your email. I can't email the gift card without your email So, please email me from the email that you would like the card sent to at lalas@cableone.net. I'm sorry for the delay. I will hold this until we can get it taken care of, so don't worry that it is going to expire. I will not purchase the card until I have your info. Thanks again for your participation!


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Midsummers Eve Blog Hop Winners!!

Congratulations to Marci and Sarasparrow! Marci won the $15.00 Amazon card and SaraSparrow won the $10.00 card! Sarahsparrow please contact me at lalas@cableone.net. Your email was cut off in the google doc and I am having difficulty contacting you! Thanks!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Midsummer Eve Blog Hop

Thankyou to everyone that participated. I will announce the winners soon. I will email the winners and they have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen.


Monday, June 20, 2011

Mid Summers Eve Blog Hop and Giveaway



Welcome to the Midsummer's Eve Giveaway Hop.  Thank you so much to I am a Reader not a Writer and  Too Busy Reading for hosting this awesome blog hop!  I am giving away two gift cards from Amazon.  The first one is for $15.00 and the second one is for $10.00.  After you are done here, please visit the rest of the blogs!  Please fill out the form below!





Pretty little Things by Sally Jean Alexander






This a Beautiful book! Every project is lovely! Sally Jean shows you step by step with illustrations how to complete every project. She shows the basics of glass cutting and soldering and lists all of the necessary tools. Instead of trying to write about the projects, I will show you some of them!







                                                                 




                                                                         
                                                                 






Friday, June 10, 2011

New mollie Makes Magazine Review/Crochet Patterns/ Felt and Sewing Patterns

I found this great new magazine today at Barnes Noble!It is from the UK.  I have to
say that I am impressed.  It is full of beautiful photographs and patterns for you to make your own beautiful items.  It comes with a kit to make a cover for your smart phone.  It has all of the supplies needed except the thread.  The instructions and the pattern to finish your phone case are inside the magazine.  The crochet pattern for the apple holders that are on the cover are also included.  There is a great article about
Dottie Angel.  There is a wonderful article for Happy Little Garlands and the directions for making your own.  A great article, Dreaming of a Summer Party has information for throwing th perfect Summer Party, including, invitations and decorations.  And look at this beautiful way to dress up your old bicycle!


There is an adorable Chihuahua pattern included, patterns for Peter Pan Collars and so much more.The next issue looks to be equally awesome and it will have a free felt flower kit included. I would love a subscription for this magazine but just checked the U.S. price and it is like $60.00/year, so I guess I will just keep checking the shelves at BN and if I come across a really good one, buy it. 

Here are a couple of other pictures







Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Splash into Summer Winner!!

Clarissa won the $25.00 gift card choice from either Amazon or Book Depository.  I have emailed her the results.  Thank you all so very much for participating!!

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Welcome and thanks so much for visiting! As you can see, this blog is about all things happy and the things that I find happiness in doing. So, I will talk about cooking, crafts off all kinds, my dog Cooper, and different strategies for making life a little more Happy. I will also review books associated with Cooking (mostly baking), crafts that I love such as altered art, jewelry design, knitting, sewing, etc. I will also review books on Psychology subjects that will help make day to day life a little easier. Please come back soon and feel free to leave comments. I would love to hear from you!

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In accordance with the new FTC guidelines for blogging and endorsements, Book Talk With Charla, would like for everyone to know that most of the books reviewed here have been purchased on my own. However, occasionally, a book publisher or author may provide books to be reviewed for free.Every book reviewed here receives my honest opinion. It makes no difference if I purchased the book myself, or if it was provided for free. If it seems that most of the reviews here are positive, it is because I only purchase or accept books that I am truly interested in.

Charla's to-read book montage

Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution
Never Let Me Go
The Thirteenth Tale
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
Hollywood Classics: Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1-24
Hex: A Witch and Angel Tale
The Tender Mercy of Roses
The Hypnotist
The Blackberry Bush
White Seed: The Untold Story of the Lost Colony of Roanoke
The Bird Photography Field Guide
The Map of Time
Aldric & Anneliese
Don't Breathe a Word
Moon Rising
Northanger Abbey and Angels and Dragons
Still Alice
Why We Believe in God(s): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR
Man's Search for Meaning


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