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Almost As Good As Chocolate

Who doesn’t love a sale?

by Joy Masters on July 27, 2010

Go to before Thursday July 29 before 9:00am PT to save 20% off of any order of $60 or more. I just got a bunch of sterling headpins and beauteous glass roundelles. Use discount code ZZW20P-60.

Go now!


The Funny Jeweler

by Joy Masters on April 5, 2010

Ok, that is totally subjective. But, people seem to laugh at me a lot. Oh, yes. They do. Whether or not the reason for their laughter is a good thing, that fact that there is laughter happening is always good.

My dude’s TheComedyNerds podcast this week is the 100th episode!!! Please check it out. 

The guest this week is Sound Engineer. (That’s me!) (But shhhh, don’t tell anyone, my identity is a secret.) They vowed to never give Sound Engineer a microphone. Even though she is the one that usually controls the volume and EQ for them, they said no. “You talk too much without a mic anyway.” “We are scared of what will happen if you are actually amplified.” The hosts were frightened, but I think Sound Engineer was well behaved.

Besides, if Dan (my dude’s co-host) is participating in the podcast, most guests are lucky to get a word in edgewise.

Love you Dan.

We talk about stage fright with regard to comedy, but really attacking your fear in order to do what you love transcends into every area.



The Fabulous Sujatha Victor – Photographer

February 21, 2010

She takes pictures, as photographers are apt to do. She took some kickbutt pictures of my jewelry. Now when I take my own pictures (because she selfishly refuses to live in my closet and remain at my beck and call) and compare them to hers, I hate them. Thanks a lot Suji.  Check these out:     […]

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Belle Armoire Jewelry Magazine*

February 16, 2010

I just got the DEC/JAN/FEB 2010 issue.  Ok, by just, I mean I got this over the holidays (of the Christmas variety, not Mr. MLK or Presidents) while I was visting the parental units in Sunny Syracause. Relative to, say, a year ago, I JUST got this issue. Some really cool stuff in here. It really […]

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November 19, 2009

HAPPY BIIIRRRTHDAAAAYYYY TOOOOO YOOOOUUUU!!!! Have a kick ass birthday Topping! Warrior Woman Topping, telling an apple who’s boss and slicing it in mid air!

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Elizabeth Knodle Rocks!

October 21, 2009

This past weekend the Whole Bead Show and Soft Flex Company Glass Art & Bead Festival  were in my neck of the woods. If you can imagine the woods having tons of towering skyscrapers, too many people on the subways and the Statue of Liberty. The Whole Bead Show was much bigger, crazier than the Soft […]

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Ack! Ha! Argh.

June 15, 2009

Sorry I have been away for awhile. A couple things happened. We were robbed, or as I was corrected, burglarized, burgled, last weekend. Ack. That sucked. They took my Gram’s necklace. Argh. Then Sketchfest NYC happened. That did not suck. The Comedy Nerds podcast (link at right), run by the dude I live with and his […]

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Jayna’s 9th Birthday!

March 20, 2009

It’s my littlest niece’s birthday today. She’s awesome, full of life and energy and she always makes us smile! Happy Birthday Jayna!

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