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Happy Holidays!

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2010 has been a truly wonderful year. I am looking forward to writing my year in review post between turkey comas and days spent dancing in the snow! Looking forward to January, I will be offering some cool 2 for 1 deals in the new year before LanaBetty and I move to the big costal city of Vancouver! Until then, drive safe, enjoy the carbs and have a happy holiday!

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It's the journey...

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I've been re-thinking my last blog post, about preparing for craft fairs. I said that I love the preparations involved. I said that the actual fair portion of the whole ordeal was really the relaxing part. That being said, I found this image and found it quite suiting.The journey to the adventure is really the best part. Anticipation for awesome. Building realistic and unrealistic expectations about how the adventure will go. Think about christmas. It's not really about opening the gifts (I mean, I love presents, don't get me wrong), but it's really about imagining what is inside the cute...

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Soopsee & LanaBetty make awesome

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The other day, I was searching Etsy for tools to increase readership, item clicks, and hearts. I read about Soopsee and decided that because it was free, it was good for me!Setup was easy and painless. The site allows me to connect my google friends, google analytics, my blogger blog, and my etsy shop, all in once convenient webspace. This is what I hope for in the future with LanaBetty.com, but for now, soopsee will have to suffice.Check it out:lanabetty.soopsee.com

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A day spent at a craft fair.

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Spending a day at a craft fair is actually quite easy. It's the fun part; interacting with people, meeting other crafters, and making sales. I really look forward to craft fair day, because it means all the hard work is really over.To prepare for a sale, I have to take a good hard look at my display, inventory, and my clothes. Once I've signed up for the fair, paid the fees (if there are any), and marked the date on my calendar; the prep work can begin.I start with my displays. At every show I attend, I make notes about...

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