Category Archives: Action Needed

Hurricane Prep Tips from Those Who Have Been Through It More Than Once

This might be a little to late for our friends on the East Coast but these tips were so good, I wanted to post them here so they can be easily accessed by anyone at anytime. These are hints from … Continue reading

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Win a “Beauty from the Kitchen” Party for you & 10 friends!

Hey friends – I’ve been a tad dormant the last few weeks but I’m getting back on track now and ready to hit summer head on! To celebrate being back in the saddle and to kick off summer 2011, I … Continue reading

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National Autism Awareness Month

Contact: Elizabeth Hill Email: elizabeth@handmadeathomestead.com For Immediate Release March 29, 2011 Press Release Baton Rouge, LA – Local business owner Elizabeth Hill announced today that her company, Handmade at Homestead, will donate ten percent of all sales during the month … Continue reading

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Support the Tigers in Uganda!

I recently received a request from my friend, Claire Wilson, to participate in a fundraising event for the Bethany Centre School in Jjungo, Uganda, Sunday November 14th. Continue reading

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Help Stop the Madness

Violence rocked our town last week; an already violent few days capped by the brutal murder of a single mom, and the near-fatal shooting of her 9-year-old daughter.  Here are the particulars. As a former single mom, the thought of a young child … Continue reading

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Why I Oppose the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (H.R. 5786)-excerpt from letter to my Congressman

There is pending federal legislation that will affect you, as a consumer, me as a business owner, and, quite frankly, the nation as a whole.  I have written the following to my U.S. representative and will forward the same to … Continue reading

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Save Handmade-Say No to CPSIA!

  Today is CPSIA Blogging Day. Another big push to get the laws changed and prevent thousands of small business owners — artists and crafters making beautiful handmade items for children — from going under. Here is an excellent post … Continue reading

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