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Come Sit By Me A While: New Ways,New Days and Bright Horizons. .

Updated on July 17, 2013

Hello everyone; so nice to be here with you today again. I have been busy these past days creating my new project Erin's Box Of Secrets .

We thought of so many names but Dai came up with this name Erin's Box Of Secrets and hey presto it was spot on !!!

I create my Greetings Cards, Bookmarks, Party Invitations , Reward Charts and so many more .

Any further ideas would be so greatly appreciated.

Below I have included some cards and inside messages ; I have also included just the covers of many others.

I would like to add there that these cards will also be available in card form and not just online.

I think that to receive these in card form is much nicer than just online and to me they become something more special in their true form.

So the choice will be yours !!

Also we have had additions to our family ; Tabatha (Tabs) and her kitten Megan (Meg).Tabs was found in a hedge about 30 miles from here and she'd had five kittens ;four of which were dead. As it happened we were looking for two cats but couldn't believe it when we heard of someone who wanted a home for Tabs(around 1 year old) and Meg (now around 8 weeks old) .

A lady called Wendy at the Cat Rescue Home didn't want them separated so home they came last Sunday .In the morning we bought a new cat bed; a scratch post; litter tray;some toys and cat food.

In the short time they have been with us they are giving so much joy and have certainly filled that gap in our lives. They play like two kittens but then Tabs will become a responsible Mum again as she reprimands and cleans her baby.

Tabs has taken to sitting by me on the computer desk a I write away !!!Or will sit on the window sill looking out ;obviously they cannot go out yet as they are so new and also need to be vaccinated the first due in two weeks.

During this next week I am setting up my web site and will let you know when it is up and running.

If all this isn't enough excitement a few days ago my friend Christina M Castro has put my song 'Butterfly Of Wonder' to music ;a song I wrote honouring my beautiful Erin.

Below is the link to Christina singing this song and I cannot thank her enough ;this is so touching !!

Right take your drinks and snacks and let us enjoy this morning sunshine.

Here we go !!!

Erin's Box Of Secrets.


We knew it was right

Each secret a true wonder

My Erin's sweet gem.

Here is the beautiful 'Butterfly Of Wonder' put to music and sung by Christina.


Her lies St. Meilyrs

Enchant and magical

I share with you all.

Some of my cards along with the message inside.


Moments to treasure

Wonderful words to fulfil

Tingling sensations.

Some covers.


A message for all

Cascading through each torrent

Melodious and true.


Our new babies

Have filled that gap oh for sure

Jewels of sunshine.


My very first card creation Kayden's Birthday card.


Ne ways ;new days and bright horizons.

Thank you so very much to you all for your support and sincere friendship.

Here's to so many more years of friendship etc. to share on here.

Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.



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      Shannon Henry 

      12 months ago from Texas

      These are beautiful cards.

    • Eiddwen profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Wales

      oh thank you also my very dear friend; your kind face always brightens each morning.

      Lots of love to you from Wales.


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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      OHHH Eddy I love pictures of your grand babies and the animals..your hubs are all so lovely and make me feel peaceful.. thank you sweet friend..

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      6 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Audrey and have a great day.


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      Audrey Hunt 

      6 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Eddy my dear, sweet and very talented friend -

      Congratulations on your new line of amazingly beautiful cards. I'll be waiting in line to purchase my share.

      Lovely song with Christina - Up and away and sharing. ~ Love you~ Audrey

    • Eiddwen profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Suzette as always your comment so greatly appreciated.


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      Suzette Walker 

      6 years ago from Taos, NM

      Great idea, Eddy and beautiful cards. You are quite creative and adding your poetry on the inside is beautiful and so touching. Thanks for sharing this with us.

    • Eiddwen profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much to





      for each and every wonderful comment. Here's to so many more hubs for us all to share on here.


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      Rosemary Sadler 

      6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      I love the name 'Erin's Box of Secrets'. Your cards are just delightful and I wish you success with this project Eddy.

      'Butterfly of wonder' is just lovely set to music, what a lovely gift from Christina.

      So good to hear your life is full of wonderful happenings Eddy, you deserve them.

      Have fun with the new kitties :))

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      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Everything is looking good, Eddy. I am so pleased to see it all com ing together for you. Best of luck and great wishes for happiness in this new endeavor.

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      6 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      I love the name too!! You are well on the way Eddy! Here's wishing you much success!!!

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      6 years ago from Central Florida

      Eddy, your business is really taking off. I love the name "Erin's Box of Secrets". Perfect! And what a precious gift Christina has given you. The melody is beautiful and very befitting of your song. Christina has a very sweet voice.

      I love you new babies. They are adorable. I know they will bring you years of joy.

      I'm so proud of you, Eddy. You've come a long way, my friend!

    • Eiddwen profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Wales

      I wish I could reply to your kind and caring comments individually but time is scarce today. I hope that by now that you all know how precious your love ,care and support is. Thank you so much and here's lots of love from my little corner of Wales.


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      Janet Giessl 

      6 years ago from Georgia country

      I listened to the beautiful song and it really touched my heart. Your cards are absolutely wonderful as well as this beautiful hub. Each of your cards is made with so much love and creativity. I love the name 'Erin's Box of Secrets'. It honours your daughter Erin. In all your creative works a part of her will always be there. I wish you a lot of success in your new business and I'm looking forward to seeing more of your great talent.

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      Anna Haven 

      6 years ago from Scotland

      You and your talented works are a genuine ray of sunshine.

      I wish you a lot of luck with your new venture.

      Anna :)

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      6 years ago

      Everything you create is a reflection of you---just lovely! Thank you for sharing. :-) Lurana

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 

      6 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Wow ~~~ You are my favorite busy bee! Your cards look awesome!!!

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      Connie Smith 

      6 years ago from Southern Tier New York State

      Dear Eddy, your cards are truly beautiful--I feel your touch in and on each and every one of them. I love your new business name! It really suits you and your art and talents.

      I wish you much good fortune on your new journey; your joy reaches clear across the ocean! By the way, your kitties are absolutely adorable ;) Pearl

      Voted UP++++ and pinned

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      Martin Kloess 

      6 years ago from San Francisco

      Wit your talent and gift for beauty, I know you will be a success.

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      6 years ago from Jacksonville, Florida

      What beautiful cards! This is such a great idea and fits you well, good luck with it all! I love receiving cards amd these look heart felt and unique :-)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Voted up and awesome. Colorfully and poetically wonderful. You are so incredibly creative Eddy. Just love Christina singing your song.Hugs.

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      Karen Silverman 

      6 years ago

      good morning dear Eddy! when you get this up and going i will bookmark it and use it instead of 123greetings.

      I'm very excited for you and wish you alllllll the luck in the world and then some! I'm not a 'cat person', but i'm so happy you gave these 2 a home, and that they are giving you joy in return.

      Christina is damn talented! And so are YOU!



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      6 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      eiddwen, Sweet lady you are a breathe of fresh air. I truly enjoyed visiting your site tonight. Your cards are simply lovely. Your transparent and sweet spirit jump out in the colors and words. May God Bless your precious works sister. The song is very nice. Although the video did not work very well. Could have been my computer.

      Keep shining dear girl. Love your profile by the way. I am grateful the Lord led me to your pages. It was not a mistake. Hugs to you and yours. My Love, Skye Shared and voted awesome!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      So beautiful. The song is wonderful. My wish for you is great success in your new endeavor. I know i would eather have your cards than Hallmark any day. Thank you dear one..Hugs..

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      6 years ago

      These cards are just brilliant, Eddy. I would love any one of them. My own efforts are not at all similar, but my friends love them anyway! That is the main thing isn't it? Good luck with your beautiful new business, dear lady!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      6 years ago from Sunny Florida

      I am so impressed with your beautiful cards. You are so talented and I would love to receive anyone of them as each card is so unique and beautiful. I know this is going to work out well for you. It is wonderful to know you are doing something you love so much.

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      Christina M. Castro 

      6 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Great Hub, Eddy. I am very happy that the song for your poem for Erin turned out well. I see a potential in your creativity. Every special event that occurs in my private duty client's life is celebrated with homemade cards that we make together. So the loving touch you use for each greeting is an appreciation for the love and beauty within you. With a busy home of kitty cats, grandchildren and a garden to tend to, I can see where you receive your inspiration. Always I am happy to treat you with a song. You've inspired me to develop my artistic abilities too. Thanks for sharing.

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      6 years ago from BIG APPLE

      As always beautiful, deep, loving, caring...thanks for all, Edy. I look forward to your beautiful cards. Love and peace to all, NiaLee

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      Eric Dierker 

      6 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Well done.

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      Thomas Silvia 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts

      All so very beautiful my friend thanks for sharing, i have enjoyed our time together today ! :-)

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      Hawaiian Odysseus 

      6 years ago from Southeast Washington state

      Eddy, I am blown away by your creativity. Not only are you a beautiful writer of prose and poetry--you're also a master craftsperson. Excellent! Tell me, are your cards printed on regular paper, or do you use a special card stock? Does this take up a lot of printing ink? Just asking as a matter of practical consideration in doing something similar someday. I am very grateful that you shared this with us. Aloha, my friend!


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      Linda Crampton 

      6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Good luck in your new business, Eddy! The art is very attractive and the greetings are lovely. The business has a great name, too! I'm so glad that you have two new additions to the family in the form of Tabs and Meg, and that Christina created a song from your poem. That was a lovely gesture.

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      6 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      You're creations, and you're family, and precious friends are a joy to behold. Wishing you wonderful success in you're wonderful ventures, and all of us who know you, and love you, and adore you, will never forget Erin , and you're precious loved ones. GBY dear heart.

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      6 years ago from New York

      Dear Sweet Eddy,

      Every time I come to your pages I feel like I am allowed a moment away and enter some beautiful world you create. To have a heart like yours and be so talented and creative is truly a gift and what magic you create! I love your creativity; your cards and writing are beautiful and so inspiring. How perfect 'Erin's Box Of Secrets'; my heart smiled.

      You and Christina really created something amazing in that beautiful song of yours; she did a very lovely job with it as well.

      I love your calendar too... I think you should continue making those. Imagine, creating excitement for other, every month of the year!

      Voted up and so many others, sharing too!

      Have a wonderful day, beautiful heart!


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      Randi Benlulu 

      6 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Oh, Eddy, these are just lovely! What a beautiful new business, Erin's Box of Secrets. The song is beautiful, kudos to Cristina!

      Welcome to your two new girls. I know the joy that my 4 bring me!

      Have a great day! up+++

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      Jackie Lynnley 

      6 years ago from The Beautiful South

      So interesting and beautiful as always. CM did a great job, very talented. I know it must thrill you to hear your words to music. ^

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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      The name of your business is perfection....the cards are genius...and your talent is undeniable. How can you possibly fail? No way!

      Best wishes to you my friend; I want so badly to see you succeed in this venture.



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      Tijani Achamlal 

      6 years ago from Morocco

      Very beautiful my chwaer.I love your "Erin's Box of Secrets"!.

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      Oh Eddy I love the name you chose! Erin's Box of Secrets is full of surprises and those surprises are your lovely cards and verse.

      Thank you for sharing your love and talent here at hubville. I'll be able to say I knew you when ;) Best of luck as you go forward.

      Voted up, awesome, beautiful, and interesting.

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      Janine Huldie 

      6 years ago from New York, New York

      Absolutely beautiful Eddy and just so happy to see you here today. Thanks as always for sharing and I, of course, have done the same and voted way up, too. Have a wonderful day now!

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      6 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Faith and aren't kittens/cats so wonderful; these two are enriching our lives no end. Yes Christina's gift is wonderful too and I am glad you liked it..

      Lots of love


    • Eiddwen profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much PS and yes I will be sending these cards by mail also. I think I need to add this info; thanks for pointing out. Here's wishing you a great day PS.

      Here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.


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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      I love this, "Erin's Box of Secrets"! You are so very creative, and I wish you all the success in the world! We just got a new little kitty, and one of our granddaughters named him George. LOL He is so cute too.

      I love C M Castro's song put to your lovely words!

      Very beautiful all around.

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      Blessings, Faith Reaper

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      Patricia Scott 

      6 years ago from North Central Florida

      It would be a delight to receive any one of these creations, Eddy. There is just nothing like receiving a card to treasure. It is nice to receive greetings on line but it is not the same as having a card someone has made especially for us.

      Thank you for sharing these lovelies with us.

      I let the song play as I read and enjoyed your cards.

      Angels and hugs and love on the way this morning ps


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