ChainedChrysalis ⋅

Mama to 5 kids. Wife of 16 years and going on. Childrens photographer. Classic DIYer. Simplistic living, old fashioned, bunny owner. Bipolar, anxiety, autoimmune disorder. Gentle soul, seeking kindness and love. Slow down living, farm life, summer loving landlocked mermaid.

The devil asked how i knew my way through the halls of hell. I replied. I do not need a map for the path i know so well.

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December 15, 2020

soft starts in Bittersweet

I keep coming to write, Ok i did a few days ago. And i start and then just fizzle out. Every day there are cute funny things that happen with work. But i dont always write them down. Short jokes ...


Nibbler is now a junior. Hes almost a year. I sheared his junior coat and got 6.1 oz! Thats an awesome harvest!! :D Here are some shots of my nibblits.


December 05, 2020

The first run in. in Bittersweet

90% of my work is fun. I hate handling money but the day is otherwise fine. I like being with customers. I like the interaction and being around others. It makes it fun for me. Tonight was diffe...


December 04, 2020

Christmas in Bittersweet

We decorated for Christmas today. We put up the tree. I decided last week on all red and white. So we have red and white and silver ornaments. red and white ribbon for garland and white Icicle th...


December 03, 2020

exposed in Bittersweet

That was only a matter of time you know. Till i was for sure exposed to covid. Being that we are retail. But we are also an essential business selling animal feed, hay and farm supplies. Anyway m...


December 02, 2020

Migraine hell in Bittersweet

After 5 days of a migraine i gave up. I maxed out on my imitrex every day. I used every rescue remedy that i knew of. Every old wives tale, pressure points and more. The pain wouldent stop. So i ...


November 28, 2020

two good days haha in Bittersweet

well my drawer was spot on the last two days. Im using hand sanitizer whenever i get cash so i can count back without worrying aboout sticking bills or anything. That stuff really catches! Black...


November 25, 2020

Stupid cash money in Bittersweet

My drawer was short 10 and 40 cents. The 40 cents im not shocked. I dropped a handful of dimes and i found a bunch but not sure if it was all of them. I couldent find any more. So im not shocked....


November 22, 2020

Balancing act in Bittersweet

Im struggling with the balancing act of working full time, coming home to help work with the kids, do dinner and cleaning. I dont expect T to do it all. He technically works ( from home ) but i c...


November 16, 2020

The family drama in Bittersweet

You may remember reading my drama with my sister and asshat in law. So my mother texts me about thanksgiving and wants to do a family thing. I said ok. Im working day before or after and didnt wa...


November 10, 2020

Day 1 in Bittersweet

My butt melded to a metal folding chair as my brain bleed ink all over the computer screen. Aka, I watched a lot of computer modules till i nearly passed out and my eyes crossed. My butt is sore...


November 09, 2020

Work work work in Bittersweet

I start work tomorrow. Im pretty excited. I just spoke to my manager who has the same name as my husband. Yeah thats weird lol. I got off the phone and asked hubby if he is secretly managing Farm...


Thank GOD i typically stock up on TP. Because ALL the stores are out of TP again. I saw a man with 6 different brands of tp in his cart checking out. The signs are back on the shelves now, one p...


November 05, 2020

I did a thing in Bittersweet

I got a job. Like a legit. work out side of the house job. Its the local farm/feed supply store. Im in there all the time for critter food and my husband has been stressing about things not qui...


November 04, 2020

Baby yoda in Secrets of a crafty witch

So … Yep. Asked and answered. Ive got a lesson on hand lettering coming up to hopefully help my numbering more. I said im going to get stickers and husband said dont do that haha. So baby Yoda o...


Well i got my stink stank stunk ornaments listed in etsy. One down. I got my cousins artwork listed for her. Im going to get some yarns listed eventually. Progress. Ive been spinning some alpaca ...


Oh lord i hate stocking etsy. Its such a pain in the butt haha. I am not good at writing descriptions haha. Anyway my mother in law when she came down brought a bunch of my husbands cousins pain...


October 27, 2020

First Freeze in Bittersweet

We had our first freeze. We got over a foot of snow in 12 hours. It was beautiful watching the snow fall and im learning a bit more about the weather here. While my neighbor told me it rarely sno...


I made a new painting based on a sticker i saw on facebook. My fontwork needs WORK, But i had fun with it. I made two. One with a white background ( better for mistakes) and one with the natura...


October 24, 2020

fly away in Secrets of a crafty witch


October 20, 2020

ramblings in Secrets of a crafty witch

Got my right side of my mouth fixed. Saw the dentist and he fixed the llings being too high and my night guard had to be grinded down into position for my new fillings. Joys. Left side to go and ...


October 18, 2020

its DONE in Secrets of a crafty witch

The self checks blanket is done. The pattern is in sections and like all of this designers creations, each section has a segment about something interesting. The pandemic blanket ( previously sho...


October 10, 2020

Cheap meal ideas in Bittersweet

I need some cheap meal ideas. We feed 8, so anything that is cheap dosent really feel cheap ugh. I got a pack of chicken, sketti sauce, plenty of noodles. Eggs although i dont eat many because i...


October 09, 2020

Glutton? in Bittersweet

Meet Hijinks. My neighbor stopped by while i was under the influence of drugs to get through the dentist appointment. Little old Pueteriacan woman. Drugged me. Her- I have kittens, You need ki...


Mara Penny my copper boy. Snarky. Amber and her giant floof. Briar Rabbit. Maras husbun. They are my harli pair. And then because i have ZERO self control, My neighbor stopped by and said he...


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