20 January 2013

And now, for a little "Me time" :)

Continuing with "Focus on Life 2013," Sally's prompt for us this week was "Me Time." She suggested we "Really [take] time for YOU without feeling guilty.  Just you for 5, 10 or 15 minutes, dare I say longer!"

I gotta say, this was a toughie for me.  On the one hand, I kinda feel like I take a lot of time for me, since I have no significant other and no children.  But on the other hand, I teach seven English classes, try to make jewelry for a living, and have a LARGE extended family, with whom I love spending time.

So, I decided on 2 things for my "Me time" this week.

First, I've been working on these components for a few weeks now, but I had just never found the time to put the set together. So, I did.  :)

The Goddess bead is by Desert Rabbit Design.  The lentil in the bracelet and the rounds in the earrings are by Lampwork Beads by Linda. I made the netted pearl sections after learning the technique a class I took at my favorite bead shop, Sparkle Spot Beads, a few weeks ago. ow to find something to wear it with! :)

And my other thing?  Well, I got my nails did.  lol!  Okay, that's something I would do anyways, but with all I have going on right now, it was LOW on my list of things to do.  But I decided I needed the pampering!  :)

Go check out the other entries in this week's hop!



  1. well done for getting TWO lovely things done!! your nails look amazing!!
    have a wonderful week :)
    [no 13 this week]

  2. What an absolutely stunning necklace. Time for the Oscars :)

  3. Such pretty work! Glad you found time for some pampering, too!

  4. Good for you for taking your "me" time, even in a busy week!

    (I'm #40 this week)

  5. Doing something you love and pampering yourself are wonderful ways to take time for yourself.

  6. It's been so long since I had my nails "did", yours look lovely! That necklace is beautiful!

  7. What a stunning necklace! Spending time with my extended family is also a priority over "me" time!

  8. Spending time with your family, and doing the things you love like making jewerly is a great way to recharge. I do consider time with my family my 'me time'. After my mom passed away in 2011 I realized how important it is.

    Your necklace is just gorgeous!!!

  9. Perfect ways to take time for yourself. Your jewelry is gorgeous!

  10. Wonderful ways to pamper yourself! Thanks for sharing! Enjoy the day. Erin

  11. Congrats on finishing your lovely necklace. Good job on the pampering too.


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