Gwen

Author: Gwen

One of the founders, a frequent contributor, and the website administrator for ODeerMercantile.com. Gwen is co-owner of O Deer Mercantile (Find us on Etsy) with daughter Gaia. She curates the vintage goodies for sale at the shop, does some crafting and sewing, as well as most of the photography for the shop and the website.
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O Deer Mercantile

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Thanks For Sharing!Follow my blog with Bloglovin Branding by Kaylah   Kaylah’s job calls for a lot of creativity. When she has time, she plays around with different media and styles of photography.  She recently put together this scrabble tile collage for me, featuring our website and shop— O Deer Mercantile on Etsy! Follow my blog with Bloglovin Read more →

Weekly Feature #30—Have a Holly Jolly July

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Thanks For Sharing!Time For The Ubiquitous  “Christmas in July” Sale   Don’t get me wrong. Christmas is my favorite holiday of the year. In fact, if you peek around my workroom/office area, you will see that a little bit of Christmas lives here year around, and if you look behind the curtain on the large closet across the room, you will… Read more →

No Matter Where You Go… Well, You Know

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Thanks For Sharing! (Excerpted and Updated Post from Old Blog—A Glitch in Time. Original appeared in October 2013) Letting Go… I have been busy—I am nearly always busy. Though it seems it should be otherwise, all of this activity garners very minimal actual results. I find that too often, I am left without anything in particular to show for my… Read more →

On July 12th, we need to join together to protect net neutrality. Together, our websites and personal networks can mobilize the planet to defend free speech & free choice online. The #CatSignal has been activated. Are you in?

Support Net Neutrality on July 12th…

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Thanks For Sharing!The #CatSignal Has Been Activated On July 12th,  sites all over the internet will join together to help protect net neutrality. All of us together, with our websites and personal networks can help mobilize people all over the planet to defend free speech & free choice online. The #CatSignal has been activated. Are you in? The future shape of the Internet… Read more →

Happy Independence Day!

O Deer— It’s Independence Day

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Thanks For Sharing!Have a Star Spangled 4th of July O     The O Deer Mercantile Women are wishing a happy and safe holiday to all. Whether it’s the beach, picnic, BBQ or other gathering, always remember to use common sense and care. And enjoy the Fireworks. Have a great Holiday! Till next time! All the best…. Read more →

The Barn Door

Counting My Blessings—What an Awful Life

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Thanks For Sharing! Awful or Awe-Full During a recent meditation I was surprised to find myself reflecting on the word Awful. Like so many words we use without ever really thinking about them, the word originally had a very different definition. The archaic definition: Inspiring reverential wonder or fear… Synonyms: awe-inspiring, awesome, impressive; dread, fearful.  Somewhere along the line, the… Read more →

Feature 28- The Casserole

Weekly Feature #28—The Casserole

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Thanks For Sharing!Be It Ever So Humble… The Casserole— A dish used both to cook in the oven and to serve. Also the food cooked in the oven and served in the dish…     Originally, the word casserole described the pan (often of pottery) in which food was cooked. In French, the word casserole literally means pan or saucepan.… Read more →

Baby Gwen & Dad

Florida Memories

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Thanks For Sharing!  Note: Today’s Post is another from the archive of my former Blogger Blog, “A Glitch in Time”, that I recently took offline.  My Father passed away in December, 2015. I wrote the following Post in June, 2013 for him on the occasion of his Birthday and Fathers Day. This will be the second anniversary of his Birthday since… Read more →