The Joy of Metal Clay – Waiting for Spring Flowers

It is officially spring but for many of us we are still experiencing snow on the ground. In Toronto we had a little taste of spring (last week) and I was able to enjoy the crocuses on the terrace at the Hospital where I work during the week. Then Wham, lots of snow. I hate to complain about weather and will refrain from whining but I am itching to see those spring flowers popping up from the ground. Every Spring I find great joy welcoming the little bulbs popping up in my garden. My children play the spot the signs …

The Business Chat – bank accounts and you

Does this sound familiar? You went to a craft show and sold some work, did your happy dance and deposited the money in the bank. Because you’ve sold some work, you ran straight to the supply store to pick up those lovely shiny objects you’ve been coveting. Then you ordered some more supplies online, then paid for some business cards and sent a cheque with a craft show application. No problem, you’ve been selling work lately. Meanwhile, your husband/wife looked at the bank account, saw money and paid some bills. And now you’re looking at the bank account and what …