Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Come to the Fair!

You are Cordially Invited to Attend the First Annual -- Possibly -- Buttercupland Chanukah/Christmas/New Year Fair. 

No R.S.V.P Needed

There was a snap of cold in the air yesterday morning, which is now gone. The sun was shining brightly yesterday and today, but that one little snap made me realize that fall is just about here and with that thought I began to think about the holidays that are ahead. 

I am one of those people who has a gift list completed -- I'm sorry I can't help it -- and is beginning to buy gifts. Last year I shopped via a number of blog friends and found treasures -- books, candles and beautiful art work. I'll be blog buddy shopping again this year, too, and I'll be doing posts featuring some of the very talented citizens of Buttercupland, and friends. If you're a writer, artist or candlestick maker, please join the fun. I'd love to feature your work in the fair, too. If you would like to have your work included -- you have an Etsy store, a website, you've written a book (electronic or print) please let me know. The more the merrier! There's a lot of creativity in our blog world.

Just think, less visits to big box stores and the mall. Last year, I loved sitting in my robe with a cup of tea and ordering thoughtful, original and beautiful gifts. I'll be doing the posts in October, so you can get all of your shopping done early and spend the rest of the season cooking and crafting all the nice pins you've found on Pinterest. I know that would make a lovely season for me, and I wouldn't miss last minute visits to Macy's in my down coat and boots.   

One quick sneak preview...

A Scrapbook of Motherhood Firsts  is a wonderful gift. I gave copies to two friends last year and they were both delighted. It's a lovely gift for new moms and not-so-new moms. 

Please join me at the fair. No need to R.S.V.P. You're always welcome!

Today was another glorious day in New York City. I made an excursion to the Metropolitan Museum and enjoyed seeing the Egyptian collection. I never get tired of seeing it. 

Thanks so much for visiting and take good care of yourself. 

19 comments:

TARYTERRE said...

What a delightful idea.

Lynn said...

this is a super idea...can't wait.

Denise D Hammond, CGFM-Retired said...

Thanks for the book recommendation. Just found out I am going to be a Grandmother in the Spring.

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

I'm sure there are plenty of talented people out there. It'll be fun to see who comes to your fair. We too are to be a bit warmer here for a few days but then we'll be back to fall weather come the weekend.

Theresa said...

I am already shopping too:) Love finding unique gifts from our blog buddies! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

Nellie said...

Such a great idea, Buttercup! I can hardly wait to start shopping!

Stephanie said...

You are such a sweetheart, Carol, and this is a fabulous idea :) Hugs to you!

Terra said...

Oh Carol, dear Buttercup, you are a sweetie to do this and thanks for choosing my book as the example of more to come. I like to shop ahead too so may find something I need on your lists to come.

Cathy Messecar said...

Thank you, Carol, for this great gift fair and for introducing a book I co-authored with Terra and others. We have a companion book, A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts, a silver and blue gift book.

Excited to experience your wide variety of posts-to-come.

Karen said...

What a great idea! And thanks for using our Word Quilter's book, A Scrapbook of Motherhood Firsts, for your sneak peek.

Paula said...

What fun! We would be delighted to join in!

Paula said...

What fun! We would be delighted to join in!

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

You come up with the best ideas! Looking forward to the fair!

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

I am in awe of you for already having a list and shopping! You are being so generous to feature other bloggers and their creations, and you're helping all of us with our shopping. Thank you! :-)

Amanda Smith said...

Sounds wonderful!! if you would want to feature my blog/website I would be pleased to have you do a giveaway of one of my items to one of your lucky readers.please email me and we can talk about it.

Amanda Smith said...

Sounds wonderful!! if you would want to feature my blog/website I would be pleased to have you do a giveaway of one of my items to one of your lucky readers.please email me and we can talk about it.

Blackberry Lane said...

A delightful idea. Wishing you a nice weekend, Carol.

Melinda said...

You are way on the ball!
I'm just getting used to school being in session that I can't think of holiday shopping.

M :)

Mevely317 said...

Your parties are always such fun ... of course, I'll be there! :)
Since I've no expectations (delusions) of grand gifting this season, your showcases sound perfect. ANYthing to avoid the malls!