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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

10% Off Each Item!

Well i'm only doing this until Friday night. I'm offering 10% off any product in my Etsy shop :-)

Feel free to stop by!

Monday, December 29, 2008

Getting ready for Valentines Day

So are you getting ready for it? Or just letting it S...l...o...w...l...y creep up on you?
For me, i'm ready! To me it's like the best Holiday (aside from Christmas) in the world!
I know, I know, some people feel that there shouldn't be one day in the world that someone should show thier love for another, I get that! BUT, what about those shy folks that don't know how to tell someone or people are can't be with that special someone all year round? I think this holiday totally helps out in that way:-)

Well here are a few things that i've added to my Etsy shop that will get those love sparks flying!
Remember no eating! It's all for your bath!

I Love You Bath Cookies

Sweet Heart Bath Bombs

Berry In Love Bar

Whipped Cream Fluff Sugar Scrub

A Day In Paris Soap Tart

Vanilla BlueBerry Marshmallows

Mini 7Up Zebra Bites

Sunday, December 28, 2008

You should go check out............

The CIC Team's beautiful treasury on etsy!!!

I'm telling you this team is one of the best in the business!

If you are looking for ANYTHING colorful, this is the spot to look.

And here are a few thing listed and they are sure to brighten up any day!
Just click on the picture to see the rest of the goodies they make!

PolkadotPancake Lego Earrings

EarlybirdCreations Resin Necklace

Tizzalicious Monster Bubble Magnets

My Christmas Gift Was A Proposal!!! We're getting married :-)

Ok, so after a serious mound of holiday work, i'm finally back on track! My new years resolution is to make sure I keep my blog updated as much as possible!
I swear i'm going to work on it!

So for my Christmas gift, I was proposed too!!

Yup, my sweetheart popped the question in such a romantic way and of course I said yes!

So I want to show of my beauty of a ring, as I still sit on cloud 9 :-)

Thursday, November 13, 2008

SO my little Kristopher has 5 teeth coming in and yes I said 5!!!! What luck I have and he'll be 1 on Dec 11th so I guess it's due, right?!?

He's been so clingy and so needy, just really not allowing me to get ANYTHING done, but on yesterday, he did!! I was able to try out some new idea's I was having and I think they came out great!

So here they are!
I hope they are enjoyed :-)

Lemon Biscotti's Drizzled With Caramel Chocolate

Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookies

Cupcake Bath Muffins

Gingerbread Men Bath Cookies

Monday, November 10, 2008

My Controversal Journal

So, i'm apart of Cafemom and from time to time I find topics that are VERy on edge and give people something to think about. Our discussion has gotten to be amazingly good with people chiming in with their feelings and beliefs. I want to bring this to my blog and see if you the reader had any opinions to this topic.

Read carefully and tell how you feel. What would YOU do and do YOU feel is right.

Happy Reading!

NY family opposes end to care for brain-dead boy
By DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press Writer David B. Caruso, Associated Press Writer - Sat Nov 8, 11:00 am ET

NEW YORK - A Washington hospital has asked a judge for permission stop treating a brain-dead 12-year-old cancer patient, even though his ultra-religious New York parents want to keep him on life support.

Motl Brody of Brooklyn was pronounced dead this week after a half-year fight against a brain tumor, and doctors at Children's National Medical Center in Washington say the seventh-grader's brain has ceased functioning entirely.

But for the past few days, a machine has continued to inflate and deflate his lungs. As of late Friday afternoon, his heart was still beating with the help of a cocktail of intravenous drugs and adrenaline.

That heartbeat has prompted Motl's parents, who are Orthodox Jews, to refuse the hospital's request to remove all artificial life support.

Under some interpretations of Jewish religious law, including the one accepted by the family's Hasidic sect, death occurs only when the heart and lungs stop functioning.

That means Motl "is alive, and his family has a religious obligation to secure all necessary and appropriate medical treatment to keep him alive," the family's attorney wrote in a court filing this week.

The family has asked the hospital to leave the breathing machine on and keep administering drugs until the boy's heart and lungs no longer respond.

Disagreements between families and medical providers over when to end care for terminally ill patients are common, experts say, but this case wound up in court with unusual speed.

Unlike Terri Schiavo or Karen Ann Quinlan, who became the subjects of right-to-die battles when they suffered brain damage and became unconscious, Motl's condition has deteriorated beyond a persistent vegetative state, his physicians say. His brain has died entirely, according to an affidavit filed by one of his doctors.

His eyes are fixed and dilated. His body neither moves nor responds to stimulation. His brain stem shows no electrical function, and his brain tissue has begun to decompose.

"This is death at its simplest," the hospital's lawyers wrote in a court filing.

The hospital said it would help the family move what it called the boy's "earthly remains" to another medical facility, but has found none willing to accept a brain-dead child.

The dispute wound up in court Sunday, when the family asked a federal judge to block the hospital from doing any further tests for brain activity.

The hospital responded by asking a District of Columbia Superior Court judge for permission to discontinue treatment.

Jeffrey I. Zuckerman, the attorney for Motl's parents, says they have been "utterly shattered" by the hospital's actions.

He stressed that the family's demand for continued life support was based on their obligations under religious law, not an unrealistic hope that their boy will recover.

"You can always hope for a miracle, but if you are asking if they are in denial about their child's medical condition, no, they are not," Zuckerman said.

A hearing was scheduled for Monday, but Children's National Medical Center said it would ask for a postponement until Wednesday.

"We respect the family's beliefs, and have tried since the patient's arrival in June to work closely with them in a spirit of mutual respect," the hospital said in a written statement.

It added, however, that attempts to discuss end-of-life issues with the family had been complicated.

Motl's mother and father, Eluzer and Miriam Brody, haven't been to the hospital since July. The medical center says its requests to speak directly with them have been rebuffed, and in recent days, hospital employees "have been inundated with harassing and threatening calls" regarding the case.

A substantial delay in resolving the disagreement may render it moot. The hospital suggested in legal filings that the boy's remaining body functions will cease within weeks, if not days.

Dr. Edward Reichman, an associate professor of medicine at Albert Einstein Medical College in New York, said the question of how to accommodate religious beliefs regarding brain death comes up occasionally in New York, where there is a large population of Orthodox Jews.

While there is intense debate over whether to accept brain death as the spiritual end of life, hospitals usually find a way to work through it, he said.

"More often than not, the medical team ... will accept the wishes of the family, especially if cardiac death is anticipated in a short window of time," he said.

Arthur Caplan, a professor of bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, said physicians aren't obligated to provide care that can't possibly be medically helpful.

"Doctors are well within their rights to say, 'We are stopping,'" he said. "I don't think medicine can become subservient to religious, spiritual or mystical hopes and beliefs concerning how to manage death."

Sunday, November 9, 2008

So how was your sunday?

Oh mines was so lazy! It hink I deserve it too!

I sat on the computer all day catching up on my daily soaping gossip and blogs and everything else that had no point!

Don't I deserve one of those days?

Well, here's to my lazy sunday!

Oh yeah guess what i'm featured in a Etsy Treasury too!!!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Been gone that long?!?!

Yup it's been that long since i've blogged. Why? Cause I have NO CLUE on what to blog about so i'll just talk about daily things that go on in the life of Anita!

So here's to trying to start blogging more!

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Getting in the Groove

So this past week i've been trying to join a few groups so that I can conversate and be around people who are also crafters like myself and i just joined a great team on etsy!!
It's called the BEST Team. It's based in Baltimore (where I reside) and the past few months i have been following a few things they have been doing and i'm so glad that i was apporved to join their group!
The blog site is and they seem to be a groupd of very talented women!! As i get more information i'll post all that i can about this group!! Also you can go on etsy and search under "baltimoreetsyteam" and everyone's products will come up!

I'm also apart of 2 other teams on Etsy: Cafemom Street Team and Etsymom Street Team!!

For my blog i'm still not sure what to blog about but trust me, i'm going to brainstorm and start coming up with giveaway's, special guests, skin care tips, polls and more! Just bare with me as i get used to this new world!!

Sunday, August 24, 2008

My turn.....

This is really my first time blogging on a serious note, so i'm really not sure on where to begin.

I'm Anita :-)
A mom to 3 wonderful little angels and a girlfriend to a wonderful b/f who support my dreams!
What i do for a living other than being a mom, I'm a crafter! I mainly make bath and body products such as soaps and lotions and bath salts, well pretty much anything that deals with bath and body, i'm all over it! I also have developed a love for making Polymer clay jewelry...
What makes me different? Everything I make is geared towards sweets! Meaning my bath and body products all remind you of candy and pastries! Everything from Caramel Apples and Sugar Cookies, all the way to Banana Splits and Lollipops!! When you smell my products it will have you thinking yur in a candy shop, only things is that you can have all you want without worrying about calories and fat!!

As I learn more about blogging I will add some really fun tutorials and cool give-aways, so keep a look out!
If you have any ideas or suggestions....or heck just wanna comment feel free!!

My Motto: My goal is to be the Black Martha Stewart, if not that, I want to be at least riding her coat tail!