Thursday, June 2, 2011

Ep 67- Up to my Eyeballs

~Welcome/ Intro/ Thanks!
   Audible: Follow the link for a FREE 2 week trial and a FREE audiobook of your choice!!
   Bar-Maids: Check out their fabulous, eco friendly line of AMAZING skin care products!
May winner announced! Listen to find out!
June: Wedding Help!! I need your help! Post your ideas on the Ravelry Thread to enter! A randomly selected entrant will win a $25 gift certificate to Bar- Maids! If I pick your entry to use for my wedding, you might win a copy of A Knitting Wrapsody by Kristin Omdahl!
A Knitting Wrapsody: Innovative Designs to Wrap, Drape, and Tie

Finally, help provide a scholarship for my awesome friend Amanda so she can go to Costume College.

Donate to the podcast during June and specify you want to help with her scholarship and you'll be entered into a raffle! Possible prizes: Your choice of 6oz of babydoll southdown fiber from Kellane Farm, some KnitPicks yarn or a jar of Laura's Organics hand lotion!  Who knows, maybe I'll pick more than one winner!
~ Sweater Forecast:
SUNNY AND WARM! No sweaters here!
Wedding shawl is coming along nicely, have 4 repeats of chart B done!  Frogged the whole thing last Tuesday, so spending lots of time on it!  Also, sweater is almost done!  A few more inches on 2nd sleeve, ribbing on bottom, cut steek and knit button bands!  Hopefully done in time for Black Sheep!
~ Sales:
   - Little Knits has Louisa Harding 100% Mulberry Silk for only $6.40 a skein! That's a STEAL!
   - KnitPicks is having their summer sale! Up to 35% off specific colors!
   - WeddingThings has great little favors and gifts with NO minimum purchase quantity!
~ Tip of the Week:
Friends and Family discounts!  We got a great deal on the materials needed to build our new bed because our friend works at a local hardware store!
~ How We Saved the Week:
Bed supplies, and wedding makeup!  I'm having my makeup done, then buying the makeup that looks good, and having my sister do my makeup for the wedding! I'll get a great look AND get to keep the makeup!  Terra Firma Cosmetics is doing the makeup and providing the cosmetics! Crafted locally and made with natural products in the little town my mom grew up in!
~Worth It:
How To Shop For Free by Kathy Spencer
Check out the Website, but overall, this book will be totally worth it if you do the work!

Email: cleverroue (at) gmail (dot) com
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Twitter: Roue0824
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