Friday, January 4, 2008

Happy New Year to all!

Hello Fellow Teddy Bear Lovers. I hope you all had a wonderful, peaceful and happy holiday...and are now having a fabulous new year! It's hard to believe it's been over a month since I've blogged.

I started the year out interestingly...somehow...through every fault of my own...literally...on January 1st...deleting every single page of the Mostly Bears website. (With no easy backup system in place, I might add. Hem...happy new year to me!)

After about a week of sputzing around (yes, it's a made up word meaning puttering with a few choice phrases mixed in), I managed to restore about half the pages. And as I was preparing myself for the possibility that I was going to have to recreate the rest, I got a phone call from the tekkies at the server company saying they had completed a restoration of the entire site for me! Happy New Year to me again!

With the website back in business, now I can get back to blogging.

Recently, I got my hands on a new display case and have been busy organizing all the miniatures I have here at the store into this:
Oh what fun! It's wonderful to be able to really see these cool little dudes at last.

Now that we are into 2008, it's time for a new giveaway from Mostly Bears. Are ya' ready??

Here are the selections for this month:
# 1...Gund purse bear. This little plush bear has a flap pocket in the back and a grosgrain ribbon shoulder strap.

#2...a 12" pink ribbon plush Life bear from Gund.

#3...a little bear, named "Little Bear", from artist Sharon Barron. He's more beige and less pink than the photos indicates.

#4...last but not least. But smallest...a Bad Hair Day bear from Deb Canham. This lovely is appropriately named Tricky and is part of the 2004 collection.

#5...Oops, and here's one last bonus giveaway. A set of the current issues of Teddy Bear Review and Teddy Bear & Friends. If you'd like to enter the drawing, (we'll draw names sometime before Valentine's day), just leave a comment below or visit the Mostly Bears website...which is working just dandy nowadays, I might Just click on "join mailing list" to get yourself entered.

Best of luck to everyone!


Marti said...

Hi Trish,
Can't wait to see your display case for the minis.

Happy New Year!

Marti Meriweather

Steve's Groupie - Laura said...

Hi Trish,
I always enjoy seeing what's new at your store.

Thought you might want to know some of the links in your newsletter aren't working. Specifically, the information for Mary Ann's class and the Stieff Christmas one.

Big Hugs!
Laura S.