Saturday, September 3, 2011

Awesome Blog Post!!

There was a time when you were five years old,
and you woke up full of awesome.
You knew you were awesome.
You loved yourself.
You thought you were beautiful,
even with missing teeth and messy hair and mismatched socks inside your grubby sneakers.
You loved your body, and the things it could do.
You thought you were strong.
You knew you were smart.
Do you still have it?
The awesome.
Did someone take it from you?
Did you let them?
Did you hand it over, because someone told you weren’t beautiful enough, thin enough, smart enough, good enough?
Why the hell would you listen to them?
Did you consider they might be full of shit?
Wouldn’t that be nuts, to tell my little girl below that in another five or ten years she might hate herself because she doesn’t look like a starving and Photoshopped fashion model?
Or even more bizarre, that she should be sexy over smart, beautiful over bold?
Are you freaking kidding me?
Look at her. She is full of awesome.
You were, once. Maybe you still are. Maybe you are in the process of getting it back.
All I know is that if you aren’t waking up feeling like this about yourself, you are really missing out.

Amelia says Good Morning.

Wake up awesome girls!!!

Friday, September 2, 2011

Should I open a second shop??

I need some feedback...I am considering opening a second Etsy shop that will sell fabric only. It seems to me that The Meandering Thread is cluttered with all the fabric and as such not so easy to find what you want. If you would take a second to tell me what you think I would greatly appreciate it. I have at least 100 yards of destash fabric I need to list so I want to make this decision before I begin that process.

Thanks in advance for your input!!!