that's six skeins of brown sheep cotton fleece and one of a nice tweedy wool - all for less than $20. some yarn store in maine went out of business and a friend was selling off bits of yarn for her at the market. ahh, bliss!
i also finally found a couple of different simple earring displays for a buck each:
now i just need to build a light box, find a decent printer for cards, and i'm in business!