Even though this blog looks like my old one, Debbie-Dabble, "Debbie-Dabble Blog" is my new Blog that I created on June 23, 2016, after my old one was hacked through my Debbie-Dabble Face Book Page which I have now deleted!!

I am a Victorian Soul, live in a small townhouse, not a huge Mega Mansion, with my Hubby Joe. I recently went Part Time after working full time night shift as an RN on a Hospital based Rehabilitation( Physical Medicine) Unit for 32 years and have been in nursing for 38 years!


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George Eliot was actually a pen name for a woman named Mary Anne Evans......

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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Do You Want to Come along to a Craft Fair in Pa.?

Well, it is November and it definitely feels like winter here with high's in the high 30's and low 40's and snow predicted next week!!!!

I did my first of 2 Craft Fairs for the season on Saturday.

Last year, I did very well ( my second best in sales) at this Craft and Gift Fair that I have been a vendor at for several years now.  I also do all the advertising for the event.  But with many people just recently getting their power turned back on and many in our area having family and friends from N.J. and N.Y. staying with them that were affected by Hurricane Sandy, attendance was down a bit.  We were afraid that Hurricane Sandy would have an affect on our Craft Fair.

I did fairly well and I am very happy about that as other vendors did not sell too much.  I feel every Craft Fair you go to as a vendor is a Crap Shoot because you have no idea what people are looking for and how it is going to be attended and how they are going to spend their money.

I do not live in an affluent area and there is a large population of Senior Citizens in the region.  Many have told me that if I traveled to the Pocono's or south to the Allentown area, I would do much better but with working full time and every other weekend, this is something that I can not do. Plus, I need Joe to haul everything in and out and he only gets every 6th Saturday off as a letter carrier for the U.S. Post Office.

Since this is a hobby for me and gives me a bit of play money, I am always happy to make the cost of my space and a little extra. I did much more than that so all is good...

I took pictures of some of the vendors to give you a look at what people are selling here in North East Pa......


My friend and fellow member of my church, Rose Mary makes these incredible runner and placemats also. They are reversible and there is Fall or Halloween fabric on the back so you get 2 for the price of one!

This is Judy's Space , who is in charge of the event. Judy also works for the same Health Care System that I work for as a receptionist in the Heart Hospital.

Her things are amazing!

This is my space.  I do have a lot of things made but I wanted to have enough for my next Craft Fair that is a 2 day one held at my church. I may also be doing another small event in December so I wanted to be sure that I had enough things and I would not have to be making things each week.

I sold 5 wreaths and quite a  few other items so I felt it was worth it.

My next Craft Fair is in 2 weeks.....

  I then came home, went to bed about 6:00 pm , got up at 9:30 pm and went to work.  AND while most of you got an extra hour of sleep from turning your clocks back, I got to stay at work for an extra hour. I think it is the psychological effect of looking at 2:00 am for 2 hours that makes that hour seem much longer than 60 minutes!!

I am now going to start taking down Fall and Halloween and start Christmas decorating.  I am behind as I last year I had my upstairs decorated for Christmas by October 31st. So I really have to get in gear and start moving...

That means I will not be posting too much until I do get the house decorated.  Now last year, I had a total of 17 trees in all shapes and sizes . If it had lights on it and was decorated in some fashion, I counted it.

I think that this year will be the year that I start to scale back a bit.

In other words, I am getting too old for this _  _  _  _ !!!


So I may not post for a week or so but I will be back.......

And then once the house is decorated for Christmas, I will be mainly posting over on my Christmas Blog,
 A Debbie-Dabble Christmas.  If you are not a follower of my Christmas Blog, I would be thrilled if you would sign up to follow that blog too!!

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