Monday, December 31, 2012

Thanks for the Memory

Delighted to share the Wordpress 2012 Year in Review for Hide A Heart!

Hide A Heart received 

Happy New Year!
Heart Felt Heartitude!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Quick, Easy and Delicious Recipe

Here's a quick and easy recipe for a delicious treat perfect for a cookie exchange with neighbors or hostess gift.

I modified the original recipe found on Eightymillion's blog. I've made these twice and they are fantastic!
I'm taking the batch I made yesterday to the staff holiday party at my office today!


Monday, December 17, 2012

5 Heartwarming Gifts and 1 more, equals 6

If you are looking for a quick but definitely heartwarming gift idea to make, here's a tutorial for making a LatteLove Heartwarmer Cozy.
If you want to add to your good deeds for others this holiday season, I offer this opportunity. Taylor of Native Designz is quite ill and has a bit of a financial crisis. 

Won't you join us in making a Merry Warm Christmas for Taylor?

YAY!!! Thanks to everyone for helping the make a Merry Warm Christmas for Taylor!

Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Socks for Sandy

We do our best work when we work together! Join me in participating in Laura's campaign to send much needed items to victims of hurricane 'Sandy'. Find out everything you need to know by visiting Laura's blog THE SHED: SOCKS FOR SANDY and link up with folks in your community to do your best work TOGETHER!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Featured Artist Gina of Chrysalis Designs

 Featured Artist

This weeks Featured Artist is Regina Mcdonald - Chrysalis Designs by RM. Stunning creations, works of art you can wear! Quality handmade jewelry created by Gina. She truly has a gift in designing jewelry pieces! Her cuff bracelets are beautiful works of art and she now has beautiful upcycled vintage flatware, silver plated, serving piece bracelets too! All of Gina's designs are One of A Kind!

You can find Chrysalis Designs on:

Grab the code for your blog HERE Are you On Fire for Handmade?

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Getting to Know Me and You

Exciting News!!!

I have the great honor to be featured on the My Creative Peace blog. I'm inviting you to drop by and get to know me and looking forward to getting to know you better too!

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Dean Designs Halloween Giveaway

Do you make jewelry? Would you like to give a great gift to a jewelry-making friend? Do you want to encourage your children to create handmade things? Then enter this giveaway ASAP~

Monday, October 8, 2012

What's Cookin'? Surprise! TIA

I have a tendency to 'underplay' health issues. If you do too, you'll want to drop by HideaHeart's blog where I share some important information about Oregon blackberry pie and TIA's!

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Networking Together Social Media Tips

I joined a Networking Together group on Facebook that has turned into a RAINBOW move for Hide A Heart! I have developed a plethora of new skills and ‘virtually’ rich friendships. C'mon by Hide A Heart's blog to pick up several useful social media tips and where we can 'Network Together' too!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Sto Lat My Love!

Sometimes Hide A Heart is given an opportunity to create a very special heart.

Read more about 100 Years of Good Wishes!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Returning Beauty for Healing a Nation in Pain

Tho' we shall always remember where we were on 9/11. Tho' our sense of safety forever changed. Tho' we shall never forget. Tho' our hearts were broken. Tho' many are gone, they are not forgotten and through the Daffodil Project our spirit is restored to healing when Manhattan Blooms.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Grah-Toe Studio Hair Art

Looking for fabulous handmade hair combs or other wonderful creations made of wood? Drop by Hide A Heart's blog when I will introduce you to Kim and Stacey of Grah-Toe Studio.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

My Life As Art

I once read that a girl has grown into her 'authentic' self around the age of ten. Then, with the desire to be popular among her peer, she begins to manipulate herself to fit the vision of the observer.

I had a wee different experience in that I was my most authentic self until reaching age 23, but then shifting to meet the vision of my husband's expectation, I began to play the role of 'executive wife', then mother and business woman.

I was able to hold on to certain aspects of my 'authentic' self through sheer will-power and determination but certainly great chunks of

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Royals of Thistle Cottage Studios

Watching the Royal Wedding of Kate and Wills, I was mesmerized by the hats worn to the event. If you love hats, you are going to adore the ones designed by Elsie of Thistle Cottage Studios!

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Prepare to be Marked by the Muse

Stephey is a marvelous fine artist! If you, as I, struggle to reside in the right brain, Stephey is a guidance resource for every Artist. Prepare to be Marked by the Muse!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Facebook Fiasco Fix

Timeline ghosted on Facebook fosters reflective moment with a bonus!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Hide A Heart Gifts To Say I Love You

Based on the advice of Blasie Pascal, “I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.”, Hide A Heart keeps a note short-n-sweet with Love Pocket Tokens made in the USA imprinted with words or symbols to create Romantic Scavenger Hunts, Thoughtful Get Well and Celebration of Life Remembrance Keepsake gifts that say I love you. Find your gift to say I love you from: Hide A Heart   Etsy   Amazon

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Let the Romantic Scavenger Hunts Begin!

Anne Hathaway married Shakespeare in 1582. Sonnet 145 and said to be written for her, he began, "Those lips that Love's own hands did make..."

Do your summer plans include traveling to Ashland OR to attend Shakespeare this year? Be sure to visit Anne Hathaway's B&B and partake in the Romantic Scavenger Hunts to find your heart and surprise a lover or friend with the 17th Century Irish Claddagh symbol of Affection, Respect, Love and Loyalty! Love Pocket Tokens are gifts that says I love you!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Perking a Package with Bold of the Day

Similar to a coffee punch card, putting a little extra happy to thank a customer can have added benefit beyond the obvious. 

If you add a little extra happy for customers ordering your products, what is your customer lollipop?

91% of Moms want iPad!

According to recent surveys, 91% of Moms want an iPad over flowers for Mother's Day. 

But if an iPad isn't in the budget this year, tuck something under her pillow, on her breakfast tray, in the pocket of her robe or athletic jacket that says Love You by Hide A Heart for only $19.95!
Warranty: Playing the Hide A Heart game with mom is guaranteed fun without expiration!

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Mother Courage

Acknowledging Mother's of remarkable courage everywhere.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Edwardian Downton Abbey Inspired Fragrant Lavender Sachets set of 4

I have a Tea Room in my home in which I entertain friends. I'm always looking for special 'favors' to place at each table setting and these precious sachet pouches are just the thing to enhance a Tea Table and a special gift for my friends to take with them as a remembrance of a lovely afternoon.

I imagine the Ladies of Downton Abbey would be pleased!

Fragrant Wedding, Bridal, Hostess, Tea or Luncheon Favors 

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Etsy Adds Something New!

If you have not noticed yet, Etsy has added something new!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Need a PR Tool?

Click photo to find out how to get one!