Thursday, April 30, 2009

Two Items of Importance

1) TODAY (Thursday, April 30th) I'll be signing at the BYU Bookstore for Women's Conference from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. If you're around, drop by and say hi!

In addition to my novels being there, I'll have samples of the "Tabitha" perfume with me as well as cards for how to order my grammar book when it's available.

(And heck, it's nice having something to chat with! Signings can be lonely.)


2) I recently won a giveaway at The Ardent Sparrow. I hadn't heard of the site before I entered, but I'll definitely be back. It took me forever to pick something out of the over 100 possibilities of really beautiful jewelry.

I first narrowed my choices down to something like fifteen different items then had to cut it back from there. No easy task, I tell you.

No one asked for this plug, but I wanted to mention the site, because the jewelry is:
1) handmade
2) gorgeous and
3) affordable.

The moment I opened the package, two of my daughters gasped and cried out, "They're beautiful!" Ever since I put on one pair of earrings, my other daughter has kept trying to touch them.

(Yes, I know they're pretty, sweetheart. Don't touch them!)

I got two pairs of earrings (yay, me!). As I type, I'm wearing this pair:


The second pair was the very last one of its kind available (lucky me!), so I couldn't find a picture of it on the site, but these one are very similar. Instead of clear at the bottom, mine are a pretty amethyst color:


Methinks The Ardent Sparrow would be a good place to check out for Mother's Day. Just a thought.

Hope to see you at BYU. :)

17 comments:

Sandra said...

Did you know I am a jewlery addict. Now I have one more place to avoid!

Kristina P. said...

I love the Ardent Sparrow.

There is also another Etsy site that has very similar jewelry, really cheap, called MDSparks. I buy a lot of jewelry from her.

Marcia Mickelson said...

Love those earrings--way cool. I wish I could come to BYU to see you.

Kimberly said...

Wish I were still in town - I would so be there!

The earrings are absolutely beautiful. I especially love the style of the first pair. I'd go shopping but I seem to have spent all my money on books recently . . .

Luisa Perkins said...

Oh my gosh! I just went to The Ardent Sparrow, and I am in love with everything. Thanks for the link.

Dangit! I should have hit you up for a sample of Tabitha perfume when I saw you. Time was too short....

Melanie J said...

I love the long dangly ones. So cute...

LexiconLuvr said...

They're both beautiful! Thanks for the tip about jewelry. I'm heading on over there!

I'm sorry I can't make it to the signing (and I really want to smell that perfume!) but just know that I wish I could be!

Melissa Cunningham said...

Very cool and good luck at your book signing! Hey, and thanks for checking out my new blog! I love comments!

SO said...

I hope your book signing went well. My allergies have been killing me today or I might have made it over. Those earrings are beautiful. Congrats on your win.

Jo said...

That is interesting, it never occurred to me that book signings could be lonely. Wish I was there to help keep you company. I do love a lively discussion.

wendy said...

GORGEOUS earrings, and Tabitha perfume -- how cool. Are you not getting tired yet of all these EVENTS you have been doing. you are sooooo busy

Krystal said...

Beautiful earrings! I was just looking on your sidebar, and I realized that I read "At the Water's Edge" a while ago. I didn't realize you were the author until just now. I feel like I almost know a celebrity. :) I wish I could have been at the book signing today. I loved "At the Water's Edge" and I look forward to reading the rest of your books too. I have "House on the Hill" on hold at our library right now. I can't wait to read it!

Sheila said...

Those earrings are fabulous!! I also really love the new look of your blog,it suits you.

Barbaloot said...

Ah! I read this too late. I totally would've come to the bookstore...seeing as it's 5 minutes from my home. What a bummer. I hope it went well:)

Kristina P. said...

So, I'm just coming to rub it in your face that I spend 3 hours at lunch today, with Motherboard. :)

Scribbit said...

I wish I could be there!

And gorgeous earrings.

Tink said...

Oh, those earrings are beautiful! My good friend spoke at the BYU Womens Conference. Wish I could have been there, but with just starting my job the week before, I didn't feel it was good to ask for a day off. So I had my friend give me her talk. I was very touched and uplifted. Wish I could have gone and heard her speak and have you sign my book!

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