Category Archive: Encouragement

Oct 18 2014

Pink Velvet Pumpkins

Pink Velvet Pumpkins- Did you know pink is an Autumn color too? Look at these lovely pink velvet pumpkins from Lovefeast. October is breast cancer awareness month and these pretty” think pink” velvet pumpkins are more than just decor. For every Think Pink pumpkin sold they donate $3 to breast cancer awareness.  I am joining Beverly for her Pink …

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Aug 19 2014

Lunch Box Love Note Printables

Lunch Box Love Note Printables I was inspired by Faith Filled Food for Moms to create some lunch box love note printables. You can see her lunch box printables on yesterdays Make It Monday. I often put little love notes in my hubby’s lunch box.  I put together a few lunch box love note printables …

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May 06 2014

Tale Of Two Mothers

Tale Of Two Mothers- It’s Mothers day on the 11th and I am fortunate to be enjoying the company of my sweet Mum for going on three weeks now. I have been loving every minute of it. I am truly blessed to have such an amazing angel of a woman as my mother. My darling friend Nina, …

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Mar 04 2014

Dear Blog

Dear Blog- Dear blog, when I was a newbie in the big blog world  I donned my floaties and timidly dipped my toe into the bloggy pool. You sat back and watched not knowing if I would sink or swim. You did not complain that my first posts were about being right smack dab in …

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Feb 18 2014

A Fluffy Flavorful Pancake Tale

A Fluffy Flavorful Pancake Tale- What a fun title for a blog post , right? “A Tale of Fluffy and Flavorful Pancakes and a Tovolo.”Is the whole post title.  We can thank my sweet bloggy friend Suzanne from Simply Suzannes for the title and the post today. Have you been to Suzanne’s blog? She shares …

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Feb 04 2014

Lessons Learned on a Journey

Lessons Learned on a Journey With Pam! I am so happy to have the lovely Pam from Over50Feeling40 as my guest today. Many of you are already familiar with her blog either through the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop ( she is one of my sweet co-hostesses) or by already discovering her blog. She is …

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Jan 21 2014

Valentine Paper Garland

Valentine Paper Garland- Hello sweet bloggy friends. Today I have invited a very special guest to Katherines Corner to share a bit of Valentine craftiness. It is my pleasure to introduce you to Jennifer from The Life Of Jennifer Dawn. She is a happily married woman of faith. A former school teacher with a lovely …

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Dec 31 2013

2014 A New Year and Time Management

2014 A New Year and Time Management   I love a good plan!  Ask my hubby he will testify Let me tell you I have one already set up to welcome in 2014. Every year I mention that I am not a resolution person. But a plan maker. Well ,that I am.  As we make …

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Dec 11 2013

Holiday Buzy-Ness

Holiday Buzy-ness I find myself happily awash with the Christmas spirit and all that comes with it. Decorating, shopping, list making (oh yes, you know I am a list maker) planning, wrapping, baking and all around holiday buzy-ness ( busy as a bee). Add to this the blessing of having one of my shops, Be …

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Dec 04 2013

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 117

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop! That’s right sweet bloggy friends its time to share your amazing blogs. This week I am very happy to announce a BIG change here at the hop. I now have five permanent co hostesses! I am so very happy to celebrate my lovely current co host Angel and our new …

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Dec 03 2013

Shop Spotlights

Shop Spotlights The shop spotlight series is now at an end. It has been a pleasure sharing all of the wonderful talented artists and their shops with you. Please keep small businesses in mind when you do your shopping. Please join me in congratulating Erin P the winner of the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop …

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Nov 30 2013

Shop Small

Shop Small Every week here at Katherines Corner I shine the spotlight on  talented independent artists and their shops. Today I remind you of the importance of shopping small. Yes, the big businesses do have theire place. I just ask you to stop and remember the little shop down the road, the Independent artists I …

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Nov 19 2013

Shop Spotlight Gourdonville

Shop Spotlight Gourdonville It is time to shine the light on another creative and talented artist. This week it is Angie from Gourdonville. Like the shop name you will find whimsical gourd creations in her shop. It’s like  finding an enchanted world of gourds!  Many of you may know Angie from her blog Gods Growing …

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Nov 12 2013

Shop Spotlight The French Kiosk

Shop Spotlight The French Kiosk   Bonjour bloggy friends,Today’s’ spotlight is shining brightly on Catherine from the French Kisosk. She is a skillful and artful photographer who sells her Fine Art Photography and Vintage French Treasures in her etsy shop aptly named Welcome to Katherines Corner Catherine, ( great name by the way) your shop …

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Nov 05 2013

Shop Spotlight Shop Witty

Today I am continuing my Independent Artists series by shining the light on Lynet and Gary of Shop Witty. A creative husband and wife team who are working together at home making lovely handmade paper goods. Through Lynet’s resourcefulness they have created a great organizational system for their products and supplies. Lynet said, ” we have …

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Oct 29 2013

Shop Spotlight Simply Creative Suzanne Carillo

Shop Spotlight Simply Creative Suzanne Carillo Today I am shining the light on the talented Suzanne Carillo. She is a self taught artist, designer and illustrator who finds her creative spark often inspired by her muse, a pug named Zoe. You will see Zoe featured in most of her pug designs. When Zoe isn’t inspiring …

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Oct 25 2013

Autumn Bundle

Autumn Bundle I am all bundled up as I write this. Curled up on the couch with Izzy by my side and a hot cup of tea close by. I am fall drunk my sweet bloggy friends! Not to be confused with fall down drunk.   I am fully wrapped in and almost hypnotized by, …

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Oct 22 2013

Independent Artists and Crafters Shop Spotlight

Independent Artists and Crafters Shop Spotlight   I’m starting a series of posts here at Katherines Corner called Shop Spotlight. I know it’s hard to believe that its time to start thinking about holiday shopping. But, the holiday season is coming at us quickly. If you are like me you don’t want to be overwhelmed …

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Oct 15 2013


Seashells I’ve been busy working on some blog makeovers and getting the hop ready for this week and a surprise for you all on Friday and creating orders for my shop Be Well Gifts and Keepsakes By Katherine and trying to tweet and google plus share and facebook  share ( I am failing at that …

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Oct 01 2013

Wedding Details

Wedding Details The little details often help to make the big day extra special.Keepsakes By Katherine keeps the little details affordable. The lovely Melanie at Violet Buds featured my wedding shop  Keepsake By Katherine on her blog! I appreciate her hard work and the feature is lovely. Please CLICK HERE to visit and leave her …

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