This is my sweet niece Anna Carpenter. Well, it’s her when she was a baby.
She’s my older sister Leslie’s oldest daughter and one of ten kids if you can believe it.
Anna has always been a wonderful girl.
She was named after my dear Grandma who was always so proud of her namesake.
And we’ve always loved going back to Michigan mostly every year to spend time with our amazing niece.
Being the oldest daughter of ten (with eight brothers!), Anna’s always been a helper and a hard worker too.
She’s four months older than our Ellee, and they’ve always enjoyed being as close as cousins can be who live 850 miles apart.
And I write all of this because recently Anna started a small business of making jewelry and hair bows and other awesome projects. I’ve enjoyed chatting on the phone with her about her business and have really admired the time and effort she has put into making a fun pastime into a profitable passion.
Ellee and I have been customer’s through her Etsy page called Anchored Adornments. And this coming Saturday, at The Community Church in Ada Michigan (7239 Thornapple River Dr. SE Ada, MI 49301), Anna will be participating in the Grand Rapids Children’s Business Fair. So if you are local to Grand Rapids, you can totally go and check out her table. The fair is from 10:00am to 12 noon and I know that it would mean so much to Anna if you were able to go and support her and the other young entrepreneurs who will be there.
“Family is forever.” It was the motto that our Dad taught us when we were younger. And I’m so glad that I got to introduce you to a little bit of my family and one of my amazing nieces.