Saturday, March 15, 2008

The Ultimate Blog Party 2008

This is a "sticky post" and will stay at the top of the page this week. Scroll on down for regular Happy Shack News and Notes!

I heard about the Ultimate Blog Party 2008 over on Meg's Brassy Apple blog. Meg's the woman behind Flat Betty, who Happy Shack Designs has been sponsoring for the first quarter of 2008. The UBP looks like fun! Given that I'm a bit "partied" out after battling the winds at the Bartow Bloomin's Arts Festival this past weekend, not sure how big of a partier I'll be this week, but here's a big shout out and welcome to all those participating. Come on in, make yourself at home and do a little shopping while you are here!

So, a little about me for the new visitors....I'm a full-time working mom of twin four and a half year old girls...wonderful little blue-eyed red heads, so scroll down for pics of them! I am also the designer/owner of Happy Shack Designs, a jewelry and accessories design company in Jacksonville, Florida. I blog about great Etsy finds as well as the going's on around the Happy Shack and life with twins. And....I give away a free pair of earrings every other Friday, so be sure to scroll down to Free Bling Friday to enter this week's drawing while you are here!

The Ultimate Blog Party is sponsored by the 5 Minutes for Mom site, which is run by twin sisters Janice and Susan. I looked at the list of those participating and as of this moment, it's already up to 1,016 moms who blog. Yikes! Come join the party here! There are contest giveaways and all kinds of fun stuff going on over there. Go check it out!

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Lylah said...

hi kelly....i LOVE your girl bling... and i'm delighted to brag about it for you at my lylah blog...

blessings to you...lylah

Plucky Moms said...

Welcome to the party! You have a great blog here

Be sure to stop by Plucky Moms.. leave a comment, join our Mom Forum, and more!

I'd also love to blogroll with you!

Just A Stay At Home Mom said...

wow! sounds fab!!

The Flying Monkeys said...

Nice party, turn the music up! Its loud over at my blog! Come on by, in or out of costume at my blog party! Grab some food, have a drink, read, and enjoy!

Love your blog!


Anonymous said...

You are so talented! Your jewelry designs are beautiful! Wow!

I'm inviting you to party with me!

Win some chocolate from my-sister-in-law and I...we blog about from Australia...and her from Michigan. Here's the link:

What am I doing in Australia? I married an Aussie...and moved to Brisbane, leaving my family and friends and all the right-side-of-the-road drivers in America.

Win a handmade pocket place mat from my blog Comfort Joy Designs. Here's the link:

Want to know more about life in Australia? Visit my A Cup of Joy site where I keep up with my family and friends in America. Here's the link:

Happy Partying!

Alexis Jacobs said...

I love your designs! Thanks for hosting such a great party.

Make sure you come visit my party. I promise you will have fun.

KC said...

What a wonderful party.. and a chance for free earrings to boot.. You know how to throw a party..
I saw some of the pictures of your girls.. They are so cute..
I will stop back by to read more later.
If you find time stop on over to my party.. Hope to see you there.

Storm said...

Still hopping from blog to blog... my goal is to post at each blog at least once. Nice to meet you. Happy blogging!