LooptyHoops News, Tips, and Style Guide — family

My Mom Rosalie

Posted by Susan Smith on

  Mom and 12 of her closest friends at her family farm, with a luncheon hosted by her five kids and their spouses.     With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would take a moment to shine a spotlight on the most important woman in my life, the woman without whom LooptyHoops wouldn’t even exist:  My mother Rosalie Brendlinger Smith.  On March 12th this year, my mom turned 90 years old!  Pictured below in regal purple, Mom celebrated a very full life of community service and devotion to her family and friends, with twelve of her...

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Your Christmas Tradition

Posted by Susan Smith on

What traditions did you keep alive this week in your Christmas celebration?   One of our cherished family traditions is receiving one of the hand knit caps, scarves or sweaters that my mother made throughout the year...see below. I would love to hear what your traditions are! Share your holiday tradition with LooptyHoops by posting a story, picture, or brief video detailing your tradition on our LooptyHoops Facebook page! Or comment on this blog post and we'll share it for you. If you don't celebrate Christmas, tell us what you do instead. Whoever receives the most 'likes' on their post by midnight on January...

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Our Gift to YOU: A Concierge Gift Service

Posted by Susan Smith on

Doesn’t it seem like a storm of clutter coming our way with all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday notices...already?   You are a valued client of LooptyHoops and we think you deserve a less stressful holiday season. So we have a concierge gift service to be helpful to you.   Who on your gift list lives out of your area and might love a gift of hoop earrings from you?   You know how our package arrives...the hoops are wrapped in hot pink tissue inside a white leatherette travel pouch so there’s no further gift wrapping needed. We’ll send your...

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this is where I grew up...

Posted by Susan Smith on

This is where I grew up. Isn’t it beautiful? This past weekend, my four siblings and I invited our childhood friends back to our farm to celebrate our memories we made there. There were over 60 people that came and the guests of honor were our parents, Rosalie and Oliver Smith, who bought the farm and created an idyllic setting in which to grow up there over 50 years ago. My sister Cyndy says that having my mother click off the TV and force us to “go outside and play” caused us to all have creative minds....we wandered over the...

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