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YES, I Can Do That!

So anybody who knows me is well aware of my serious addiction…CRAFTING!  Drop me off at Michael’s with some coupons and a credit card and you don’t need to worry about picking me up until closing time!  So when I see my customers setting up their beautiful decorations for their showers and parties, I have […]

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It’s Time To Celebrate YOU!

Anybody who has had children will at some point find themselves saying “I can’t believe how fast they’ve grown up!”  Well, that is exactly how I am feeling right now about MY “baby.”  I can’t believe that The Girl Cave just turned 4 this month!  It feels like just yesterday that I opened the doors for the first […]

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Summer Craft Camp Is Back!

Another school year is quickly coming to an end, and all parents are being faced with the same dilemma. “What on earth am I going to do to keep my kid out of my hair, um, I mean OCCUPIED, this summer?!  Well fear not, my friends, The Girl Cave has the perfect solution…at least for […]

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Here’s What Goes On BEHIND The Scenes!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my spending spree at the Scrapbook Expo.  Well now it is time for me to justify my shopping frenzy by putting some of my purchases to use and holding a Summer Card Making Class on May 19th!    I’m sure you are saying to yourself, “Wow, what […]

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I Know Your Pain

Because The Girl Cave has become the premier location for baby and bridal showers in the Huntington Beach area, I have the opportunity to see lots of guests transform our venue for their events.  Being a hardcore crafter myself, I totally appreciate all of the time and work that goes into creating the beautiful banners, […]

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I Came, I Saw, I Shopped!

Some people would pick Christmas for their favorite day of the year, some may choose Thanksgiving or a special anniversary, but for me…it’s SCRAPBOOK EXPO DAY!  Once a year I shop with reckless abandonment up and down aisle after glorious aisle of crafting product booths.  Beautiful papers, vibrant colored markers and inks, sparkle and bling […]

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We Promise…They are REAL!

Recently I was at a friend’s book signing and bumped into one of my all-time favorite customers.  This wonderful lady has been taking my classes at the various scrapbook stores I taught at over the years and has known me since way before The Girl Cave was even a tiny idea rattling around in my head. […]

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Just Another Day Of Hanging Out With Celebrities!

Last week we were treated to a very special appearance at The Girl Cave by accomplished actress and author Kathy Garver.  You know her as Cissy from “Family Affair,” but Kathy’s impressive resume goes far beyond that role!  She regaled us with tales from her days working for legendary filmmaker Cecil B Demille on the […]

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Let’s Recapture Our Youth!

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about the therapeutic benefits of adult coloring books.  Have you heard about this?  The repetitive, rhythmic, act of coloring is supposed to be very calming and a great way to relieve stress.  So that has me thinking…should I have a grown-up coloring night at The Girl Cave? […]

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They Cleaned Up Nicely!

  Three years ago, The Girl Cave was newly opened and just starting to gain some traction in the community.  One of the first private events that was held at our venue was a “Tacky” themed 40th birthday party, which included such fine cuisine as spray cheese, pork rinds and boxed wine.  The guests all decked […]

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