About Me

Hi, I’m Annette!

I’m so happy you’re here! I’m a mom of four amazing children! Three boys one girl. I am a Grandma, GamGam, GrammaNet to eight incredible grandchildren. Five girls, three boys.

I grew up in the Midwest (Wheeling, IL).  In 2013 I moved to Key West seeking warmer weather and a new life on the ocean. I love the beach! There is nothing more soothing to me than the sound of waves rolling up on the sand.

After jaw reconstruction in 2017, I had a wake up call when returning to my full time job. After five years of loyalty to my employer, I was told my hourly pay was capped. Prior to surgery, I had opened my Etsy Shop and continued to work on it during recovery. My business was not at a point where I could earn a living from it. In February of this year I started a full time job at one of the top attractions here in Key West while pursuing the growth of my Etsy Shop. Also,I  recently made a decision to live on my own for the first time EVER in my life.

I am here to share my tips and advice so you can join me on an incredible journey to craft your extra ordinary life using the craft or talent you have. We are going on a journey together to pursue the talents you have inside and craft the life you say you want.

My blog is for us senior folks (I know it is never too late) who want to create the life you have always wanted by tapping into that talent or craft and sharing it with the rest of us. But if you are younger, and relate to what I am saying, I welcome you too!  I have a craft, you have a craft or talent that can lead you to the life you have been telling yourself you want.


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Here is my free printable. A photo I have taken here in Key West with an inspirational quote. I love to read words from those who have had a successful life and share their words of wisdom!

Let’s start our crafting journey together!

Take care,

Annette