The link up love party is a way to get to know each other and find new blogs and inspiration. What a wonderful way for us to get to know a little about each other. K Andrew has a wonderful blog that is full inspirational thoughts and crafty posts and lots of give a ways. I have spent a good chunk of my afternoon just reading her past posts. You can check it out here http://www.gettingcricky.com This is a recipe book that I made one for my brother and 2 sisters. My mother passed away in Dec 2009 and this is a collection of her hand written recipes. It was both a joyous and tearful project for me.