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Garage Sale Heaven!


On Wednesday, my Mom and I drove to Beaumont to preview and help out at the Wesley United Methodist Church annual garage sale. My aunt and her daughter, my cousin, are volunteers in charge of this amazing garage sale, and they work on it off and on all year, sorting and hand pricing every single ite…

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Happy Mother's Day!


Happy Mother's Day!
"I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth."
3 John 1:4

Wishing all of you Moms that I love and admire a wonderful Mother's Day weekend, filled with sweet blessings, simple joys and much love! Thank you for all you've done and continue to do to sha…

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Hey May!


Goodness gracious - the entire month of April zoomed past me without me putting so much as a sentence here on the old blog - what a slacker! Well, I just had to flip the calendar so to speak and greet you and the month of May and let you know I'm still here...

Thanks for still being my friend despite…

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Way Back When-sday - Easter Memories!

I decided to bring back a blog feature that used to be so much fun - Way Back When-sday! That's where I take a particular year or even an era or a day from my past and post about it on Wednesday along with photos and images from that time. Since today is my Birthday, I thought it would be the perfec…

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Introducing "Farm Friends"!!

The "Farm Friends" Collection by Unique (and me!!)

Yesterday was a very exciting day around here - I finally got my awesome "Farm Friends" samples from my art licensing contract with Unique Industries, Inc., a wonderful partyware company that I am so proud to have partnered with!! I met with a produc…

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As February Disappears...


I guess I'll never cease to be amazed at the way time slips through my fingers. What is now almost the end of February 2013 feels more to me like January 2011 or something...but it's not. It is "now"; a new day in a rapidly agi…

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Blog Refresh and Etsy/Zazzle/CafePress Valentine Updates

(details from our latest Valentine Inspiration Kit on Etsy)

OK, the Christmas photos have GOT TO GO! My decorations are all put away and have been for a good while, so it's WAY past time to get a new post up for the New Year! (wow, are we really already 4 weeks into it??)

As usual, there is so much go…

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Touches of Christmas at our Woodland Cottage

Although Christmas Day has past, the lights are still twinkling and the warmth of family togetherness still lingers in our Woodland Cottage. Here are a few of the touches of Christmas from our home...

From the entry...

Dresser in entry...


Our tree...








The fireplace...





From the dining room...



 Our dining ro…

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A Christmas "Crafternoon" with Family!


We finally did it - the girls in my family that live here in the Houston area have been talking about doing a crafting afternoon (or "crafternoon" as we call it) at my house for a long time now, and this past Sunday afternoon we did just that!  I gathered a lot of my fabric and trim stash as well as…

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Where's Becky Been?


I looked at my last blog post and saw that it was just over a month old - my goodness gracious, what a blog slacker!

But folks, I have to say it - I just don't feel like blogging about all the things going on in my life these days...and there is a lot going on. (mostly all good too, but some quite sa…

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What to Wear?


Struggling with what to wear today? Can't find anything in your closet that you like? We might want to try these clothes on today - they always fit perfectly and never go out of style!

"Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience."
Colossians 3:12

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Just Bee 'n Me Girls Calendar - November

Here's Sadie, my November Just Bee 'n Me girl. She's a fabulous cook and is blessed with the gift of hospitality. She loves all things vintage and has a great set of vintage Pyrex serving pieces that she loves to use when serving her guests...  Pumpkin pie and hot coffee are ready and waiting!

This …

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Meet "Maggie"!


Meet "Maggie", my October Just Bee 'n Me calendar girl! I'm so happy to finally be moving forward on the Just Bee 'n Me Girls 2013 calendar! I have lots of fun creative girls waiting in the wings for their  calendar debut - I just have to get them from the sketchbook to the computer where they start…

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Etsy Shop is Open! (belated blog post)



We opened our Just Bee 'n Me Boutique Etsy shop right on schedule on Friday, August 31st - yay! (and already had a sale) But, after posting about the grand opening on Facebook and pinning some of the Etsy photos on Pinterest, I completely forgot to update the blog. Poor old blog - never gets much re…

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Etsy, Here We Come! (1 week from today)


The Grand Opening of the Just Bee 'n Me Boutique on Etsy is just one week away!! Wanna know what we will be selling? Yeah, me too! LOL!  What I can tell you is that we will be starting out with supplies to inspire you. We'll be pulling together some ribbon...


...and bits of vintage jewelry...


...and …

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Our Cottage Coffee Bar


9/28/13 Edited to add:  I saw that Donna of Funky Junk Interiors was hosting a link party featuring Creative DIY Coffee Stations, so I immediately knew I wanted to feature our fun coffee station that we put together from vintage finds and junk - so, even though this post originally posted about a y…

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Where Bloggers Create 2012: Just Bee 'n Me Studio



Hello!! Whether you are visiting here for the first time from Where Bloggers Create 2012 or you're an old friend stopping by to say hi - Welcome!!  I'm Becky Schultea, full-time licensing artist and illustrator (and part time crafter), and this is a tour of my little studio at our Woodland Cottage …

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Fresh Mercies


It's going to be one of those weeks - the busy kind. The kind that have you meeting yourself coming and going. The kind where you hit yourself in the head for being a procrastinator. The kind where you have to make a list every single day to make sure you don't forget to do each very important thing…

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