~Autumn Blessings~

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~Albert Camus

::: Happy Fall Equinox ::: Even though today Chicago was quite summery, my thoughts are turned towards the cooler crisp days that Autumn brings. Here are some pics I took in the nearby forest preserves- nature walks are a favorite pastime of mine.

Coming up: I have some totally new projects planned in the spirit of the season and hope to show you soon!


New for Fall: Teddy Bears of Witney 2008 catalog & more

The eagerly anticipated Teddy Bears of Witney UK 2008 catalog is available now! Look for 4 *NEW* exclusive Peng Peng Limited Editions in the 2008 catalog (including the first ever Peng Peng BIRD!) This will be my second consecutive year in Witney's and I'm thrilled & honored to be a part of it :O)
The Witney catalog can be ordered through their web site. http://www.teddybears.eu.com

Upcoming: I'm working on a new bunch of teddy bears for my next web site update. Hopefully ready by end of September. Stay tuned for date/ time announcement! If you're on my *mailing list* you will be the first to know ;o)


Thank you!

*Big HUGZ* to U all who adopted Sock Monkeys from my update the other day! It was a Tun O' Fun to create them, so I'm glad they are bringing smiles to you as well :O)

Here is my little gal Rosa, master of "the self-tuck-in", napping at 12 noon... what a life! She is tired from watching me working away, LOL!

Maybe we can take a cue from the feline habits and "take-5" for ourselves to relax this weekend too (<__<)

talk again soon... pp



The long awaited Sock Monkey listing is happening on my website, www.peng-peng.com,
Thursday, September 6th at 12 noon central (10am Pacific/ 11am Mountain/ 1pm Eastern)

There will be a wild colorful assortment of Sock Monkeys all dressed up and ready for "back to school"!


China Bear Rescue Charity Auction

I have donated a very special little bear for Abracadabra Teddy's China Bear Rescue auction, which will be held the entire month of September. Please meet "Little Fonzo"~ Antiqued bear (inspired by the famous bear Alfonzo), 5 1/2", Hand dyed/ aged Schulte mohair, excelsior/ polyfil, jointed limbs, handpainted glass eyes, tattery nose, handmade outfit from hand dyed cotton, vintage materials (fully removable).

Please bid generously and help give the Moon Bears a better life:
http://abracadabra-teddies.com/charity1.htm (cut and paste link in your browser address bar)

Heartfelt thanks, pp :)