Is January a Jumpstart Month?

Is January a Jumpstart Month?

For me it is a “percolating” month. I have much better long-term accomplishment if I focus in this month and then begin to launch the plans in the late winter/ early spring. You know what else follows this timeline? Plants. So what did I accomplish in...
Fine Art America Prints For Sale

Fine Art America Prints For Sale

Having started at Fine Art America a few years ago… I sort of left it and neglected to put up new pics, That is all changing now. I am loading up photos that I think are right for this particular site, and wanted to post a bit about what is being uploaded and...
Which Zazzle Designs Make Money?

Which Zazzle Designs Make Money?

Making a living may not be possible for most people on Zazzle, but it is possible to make a bit of pocket money. I thought I would show which designs make money on my Zazzle account. Most of them are in my main store, ilonagarden. When created, I had no idea they...
Vizsla Lover and Other New Designs

Vizsla Lover and Other New Designs

Vizsla Design Is New On Merch For Vizsla lovers everywhere, I created a new design for Amazon Merch. For those who don’t know, the Vizsla is a dog breed from Hungary that has some fanatically loyal fans. They are a hunting breed, with a very lovable temperament....
What Happened to 2017? A Break Turned into Hiatus

What Happened to 2017? A Break Turned into Hiatus

I started out well enough in 2017. I did a major overhaul of updating old pages, editing and sometimes revising them on the Garden sites. I transferred a number of the Squidoo/Hubpage articles to my own sites, after full-blown editing. Almost as much work as writing...

After 8 Years, Starting My Etsy Shop (Or Not)

(Update) I looked further into the process and decided that it is unlikely I could make it pay anything near to the amount of work and time that would have to go into the endeavor at this time. See the Etsy selling page. I was so excited by the prospect of building a...