1. Shop Name(s) Bonhomie Jewelry
2. First Name Kirstie
3. How long have you been a member of the Etsy Community? I joined Etsy in June of 2008
4. Married/Single? Spouse's name I'm married to my wonderfully supportive husband Dana
5. Birthday Month/Day... we don't need the year. March 31st
6. What state/country do you live in? We live in Connecticut, USA
7. Do you have any children? Will you tell us their lst name and age? We have one son, Aidan who's 3
8. How long have you been crafting what you sell on Etsy? I began crafting silver jewelry shortly before I began selling on Etsy - around May of 2008
9. When you have free time, what do you like to do? I read A LOT but there's not much free time for a stayat-home, work-from-home mom ;-)
10. Are you on a ministry team at your church or do you have your own ministry?
What type is it? I'd been away from the church for some time until about 3 years ago. As soon as I we began attending a church, I jumped into every music ministry I could but we didn't stay at that church long. After finding the church we attend now, I realized that I need to be still and wait for God to tell me what to do. I am still patiently and blessedly waiting.
11. How long have you been a Christian? I was born and raised in the church but pulled away in my teens until just recently as I mentioned above. Now I'm home.
12. What is your favorite item in your shop right now? It would have to be my "Love Knot" Rings
13. What would you like to do that you have not done yet? I would like to be able to take pay for some of the things - vacations, home improvements - that my husband feels guilty about not providing with money earned from my wildly successful jewelry business!
14. If we were having a team party, what would you be bringing? Hmmmm. Either my tortellini antipasta or Derby Pie
15. Do you prefer salty or sweet snacks? salty
16. What type of pets do you have, if any? none
17. Which of these three would you prefer to do? Hang glide, bungee jump, or sit by the pool and be waited on hand and foot? pool, definitely
18. If you were on a rocket to the moon, what is one thing you would want to have? enough to read!
19. Does your vehicle have a name, if so, what is it? I'd like to call it "gone" but I think I'm going to be stuck with it for a bit longer!
20. Is there anything other type of items that you would like to add to your current shop? I'm constantly trying to included different styles of jewelry but no, nothing other than jewelry. I'm hooked!