THINK PINK AND KEEP MOVING!

Good Morning Readers! I was looking thru a past issue of a Women’s Day magazine (Oct. 2011) Women’s Day said that just 30 minutes of exercise 5 days a week can cut your breast cancer risk by nearly 20%. And that regular exercise (2.5 hours a week, which you can break up into five 30-minute brisk walks) not only helps to keep your weight in check, it can also lower estrogen levels and boost your immune system, helping to prevent any abnormal cells from growing and spreading. And if you do get breast cancer, KEEP MOVING. Breast cancer survivors who did the equivalent of one to two hours of brisk walking a week had a 40% lower risk of dying from breast cancer,according to a study from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. SO KEEP WALKING PEOPLE and THINK PINK every month of the year. WALK ON !!!!!!!!!!http://shopworndesigns.etsy.com

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HALLOWEEN

TWISTED TREATS / ROTTEN SWEETS

CANDY CORN

1898:Candy Corn is produced by the Herman Goelitz Confectionery Company of Fairfield, California, now known as the Jelly Belly Candy Company. (from women’s day magazine 2011) October 30 is National Candy Corn Day. More than 35 million pounds-that’s 9 billion pieces-are made each year. Like politics, the tricolor treat has American’s sharply divided, love’em or hate’em? I know that I can always eat a handful or two in October.One kernel has a mere 3.57 calories. Candy Corn is fat-free. A cup of candy corn has about as many calories as a cup of raisins. ( from family circle magazine 2011.)

Some thing else for your candy dish this October, the Hershey Kisses Pumpkin Spice are wonderful. And wrapped very festive. Enjoy!

HALLOWEEN

HALLOWEEN FREAKY FACTS

Orange and Black colors are used because orange represents the colorful fall harvest. Black represents the darkness of winter.

The Irish placed candles in turnips to keep away spirits. Over time pumpkins got used instead.

And some Halloween tidbits from Family Circle Magazine Oct. 2011. Chew on this: October 30 is National Candy Corn Day. More than 35 million pounds, that’s 9 billion pieces, are made each year. One kernel has a mere 3.57 calories. Candy corn is fat free. A cup of candy corn has about as many calories as a cup of raisins.

Halloween Humor

“Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, ‘Never take candy from strangers.’ And then they dressed me up and said, ‘Go beg for it.’ I didn’t know what to do. I’d knock on people’s doors and go, Trick or Treat, No thank you.”

—Rita Rudner

THE HOLIDAY’S ARE COMING!

Looking for some fast and easy Christmas shopping? These gift sets are the perfect solution. 10 individual gifts for $10.00 each. This set in today’s post is for the Hostess, The Baker and the Family Meal Maker. Made with scrabble game pieces. Each is hand crafted in our Florida work shop.These fun accessories are great to hand out as party favors.

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They would be nice to hand out to all of your friends at that cooking class.

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They look really cute hanging on the Christmas Tree.And make great stocking stuffers.img_6764Or keep them all for yourself. They look great sitting around your kitchen, in your pantry and around your cookbook collection.Visit my shop on Etsy at http://shopworndesigns.etsy.com. and check out all of my gift sets that are available. Thank You. Hope to see you there. Happy Shopping!.

 

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

These are great for host / hostess gifts. Nice to hand out at the office party. Great party favors. Gifts for teacher, coach, and make really cute stocking stuffers.

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IMG_6220Each set includes 10. Check out more photos and display ideas. Head over to my Etsy shop with this easy link. http://shopworndesigns.etsy.com. Just click onto link and it will take you right there. Many gift ideas to choose from. Hope to see you there!

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

GET IT DONE EARLY!!!!!

Check out the cool handcrafted gifts

REMOTE CADDY, MAIL ORGANIZER, DESK ORGANIZER, CEL PHONE CADDY

IMG_6164IMG_5913IMG_6161FIND THESE AND MANY OTHERS FOR SALE IN MY ETSY SHOP. HEAD OVER THERE WITH THIS EASY LINK: http://shopworndesigns.etsy.com. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! HAPPY SHOPPING!

OCTOBER

Happy October Everyone! To me this is the most fun time of year. This last quarter is great! But sadly goes too fast. So take in every second.

October tidbits: Today, October1st is National Homemade Cookie Day. The 4th is National Taco Day.October 6th is World Ostomy Day. 8th National Pierogi Day, The 17th National Pasta Day. 21st: National Caramel Apple Day. 23rd National Boston Cream Pie Day. The 27th is National Potato Day. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. National Disability Employment Awareness Month. National Boss Day is always October 16th. Sweetest Day is observed on the third Saturday in October. It was started as a day to bring a touch of joy to the lives of the underprivileged. October is also National Seafood Month,National Apple Month and National Chili Month. Few days of Oktoberfest left to go. It is also National Pickled Peppers month and National Pretzel Month.And let’s all try to stay human for Halloween, witch occurs on October 31st.

Your October Birthstone is: Opal, Meaning: Hope.

Your October Flower is: Calendula, Meaning: Good Luck

SO LET THE FESTIVITIES BEGIN !!!!!!!