Happy birthday MavisandFrank

Oh la la Liberty Bunting

I can hardly believe it. Today my little Etsy store MavisandFrank turns one. It started with a borrowed sewing machine, some pretty fabric, a little boredom; a way to rescue my brain from becoming something resembling the texture of cooked eggplant. Though it’s been tough and tiring at times, my little enterprise has been a lifeline in these first few months in Germany. Simple things have become harder (buying beads, filling out customs forms), but I still get a little thrill each time I send a package off on a long journey to somewhere I will probably never go.

In other news, we’re now home safe from a glorious week in beautiful Burgundy (more tomorrow, I promise). Oh, and Australia has a new Prime Minister…

Oh la la Liberty Bunting by Ravenhill

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4 Responses to “Happy birthday MavisandFrank”


  1. 1 Gerri Frederiksen June 27, 2010 at 1:04 am

    Happy Birthday, “Mavis and Frank”…congratulations!

    Welcome back from Burgundy…we have missed you! (I think I can talk on behalf of all your blog fans!)
    Love to all
    Gerri..xx

  2. 2 Samantha June 27, 2010 at 7:04 am

    Congrats on reaching such an exciting milestone!

    Can’t wait to Skype you now you are home! Love always, Sam xoxox

  3. 4 ashley @ Chasing Heartbeats June 27, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Happy Happy Happy to Mavis and Frank! and congrats!
    xox ashley


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