About Me & My Life

Tale of the Tarred Trio ~ A Thanksgiving Trauma

Tale of the Tarred Trio ~ A Thanksgiving Trauma

The Day After Thanksgiving After days of cleaning, cooking, eating, and entertaining with little rest, it is always nice during the holidays to find a moment of tranquility to relax with a cup of Spice Tea and visit with my sister. It was the day after Thanksgiving and we had about 2 hours before the […]

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Fun T-Shirts for the Whole Family

Fun T-Shirts for the Whole Family

Every member of our family loves their t-shirts.  They have become daily apparel in many cases and weekend apparel for all of us.  Since we all love t-shirts so much, it only follows that I would enjoy creating t-shirts. It is always hard to choose a favorite, so I have created a variety of shirts […]

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The Slippery, Soggy Search for Scottish Scarves

The Slippery, Soggy Search for Scottish Scarves

Souvenirs from Scotland We really enjoy traveling.  Everywhere we go, we try to bring back a small, easy to pack memento of our trip.  If we make an exceptional find, we bring back gifts. I would be the first to admit that I wonder why anyone would want a souvenir gift from a vacation they […]

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My Mother, My Friend

My Mother, My Friend

Let Me Tell You About My Mom Anyone who knows me, knows how close I am to my mother.  She has always supported any endeavor I have undertaken and she has always been there to encourage me to succeed or to console me when I fail.  She even supports my online writing endeavors.  Mom reads […]

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Photography, Photos and Sylvestermouse

Photography, Photos and Sylvestermouse

There are times when I feel like I was born with a camera attached to my hand.  I rarely go anywhere without taking one of my cameras.  I am always amazed by the beauty of the world around us, and I absolutely love taking pictures.  Ironically, I absolutely hate being photographed. My favorite subjects to […]

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Spend a Day with Merlin the Labrador Retriever

Spend a Day with Merlin the Labrador Retriever

Meet Merlin! Meet Merlin, our beautiful Labrador Retriever! Merlin is a very active fellow who doesn’t want you to know he completely understands the words “no,” “stop,” or “down.”  However, be not fooled by those beautiful, mesmerizing eyes.  He knows the words and he knows what they mean.  He just doesn’t always want to acknowledge […]

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My Favorite Toy ~ Barbie

My Favorite Toy ~ Barbie

Why is Barbie my favorite toy? Quite a few years ago, I was given the challenge to write about my favorite toy.  It was a rather interesting exercise.  My head was instantly filled with ideas, which were quite varied.  I considered my favorite adult toys which include cell phone, my computer, my sewing machine and […]

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Sylvestermouse Writes Online

Sylvestermouse Writes Online

I have always enjoyed cooking, crafting, and in general being a mother and housewife.  When my youngest child started to college, I felt somewhat useless.  Up to that point, I had dedicated most of my life to raising our children, helping them with homework, driving them to school, attending their programs and performances, cooking meals […]

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Sylvestermouse Sells Craft Kits & Patterns on Ebay

Sylvestermouse Sells Craft Kits & Patterns on Ebay

Why I Sell on Ebay Over the years, I am been interviewed several times about the success of my Ebay store. The interviews always start with the question, “How did you get started selling on Ebay?” That is a question I always enjoy answering. My love for crafts, coupled with my desire to be self […]

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