Last Reply by zeesasmom | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Believe it or not, Spring IS right around the corner! So breathe a sigh of relief – and breathe in that fresh spring air! Pack away the Winter blues, and take a stroll out in that bright Spring sunshine! Time to freshen up those closets with some color, sparkle and FUN! So Spring i... Continue Reading
Last Reply by BonAtTheBeach | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
I have been very lucky in my life to have grown up with pets. We have always had a dog or two, and even a cat or two. It is a love that it very unique, and that grows over time. Our furry kids do truly become a huge part of our lives. Our Lucy even became part of our engageme... Continue Reading
In Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
A jar full of love….
I love all things crafty, and I wanted to share with you a fun little craft that you can create for your spouse, your best girlfriends, your parents, even your kids!! Just please don’t get them mixed up!
The jar will contain messages to your loved one ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Qshopper of MD | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Cheers to Quacker Factory! Co-founded by the late Jeanne Bice and her son Tim—for bringing playful pieces and shimmering spirit over the last 20 years. Tim and Angel Smedley, on-air guest for Quacker Factory, took me on a look back (and forward, too!) in honor of this milestone.
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Last Reply by extrodineer | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Over the last five years, you all have heard me talk about Glen. Many of you have also commented on FB when he was going to “pop” the question. Well, he did last Saturday. This proposal came at the perfect time for us in our relationship, and I could not be more thrille... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Susan Louise | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory
As a child, I remember my mother being very creative! She could draw, we would paint ceramics, she crocheted and we would even make candles! I guess this is where I caught my creative bug! Working for the Quacker Factory has really helped me continue to enjoy being creative & t... Continue Reading
In Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory
It’s a brand “New Year” at Quacker Factory! 2015 is going to be very special, as we get ready to celebrate “20 years of Happy!” Jeanne Bice’s legacy is here to stay and we couldn’t be more thrilled for you to share in the celebration, so we are k... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Quacker Factory | in Quacker Factory
I honestly believe that my good friend Jeanne Bice was one of the very few women who changed the way woman ‘of a certain age’ wore color! Before Jeanne, women over 40 were forced by clothing designers with items that were limited in color to just dark shades of black and brown.&n... Continue Reading
In Quacker Factory, Recipe Swap
This week as I was putting the final touches on my Christmas decorations, I really thought about Jeanne. I am blessed because after she passed, I received some of her Christmas decorations from Tim. So I always think of her, and know that she is in my heart!!
So I pulled out her book&md... Continue Reading
Last Reply by samslilangel | in Quacker Factory
I feel so blessed during the year, but especially at the holiday time. A few weeks ago, I shared with you some hand crafted ornaments which I created with my favorite Aunt Joan Marie. So we decided to go ahead and create some other “gifty” type things that anyone can create.&... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Quacker Factory
Over Thanksgiving weekend Glen and I travelled to Chicago, IL for a fun filled weekend with his brothers & their wives to not only celebrate Thanksgiving, but also Glen’s brother Mark’s birthday.
Thanksgiving was great, we relaxed most of the day until it was time for the big ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Quacker Factory
I have always loved Christmas! The lights, the music, the decorations, THE TREES!!!! My Mom would make a big deal about us decorating our tree as a family, but we usually got bored and ran off to play! Well nothing could’ve prepared me for the love of trees that we all have w... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Quacker Factory, Kitchen & Food Talk, Cookie Exchange
Snowflake Cookies - I have made these for may years & they are a huge hit!!!!!
Makes about 2.5 dozen
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Quacker Factory
It is so good to be back with my new ‘Patrick’s Pick Of the Month! As I said last month, I am deeply passionate about making sure that each of you is looking – and FEELING – your best every single day when you wake up – especially on these cold winter mornings!!... Continue Reading
Last Reply by bever49 | in Quacker Factory
For Quacker Factory, Jeanne, myself & our entire team, the power of the written word is very important in our world. In fact one of the very first sweatshirts that Jeanne created, many moons ago, had the word “Believe” in the design. As many of your know Jeanne knew the p... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 06Daisy | in philosophy, Quacker Factory, Recipe Swap
At the Quacker Factory we always are thinking about creative things—new clothes, great blogs, crafts, food, etc. Well one day while I was in the shower, a great idea popped into my head. I was looking at a bottle of shower gel from philosophy and I read the recipe. I thought ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Quacker Factory | in Quacker Factory, Cookie Exchange
“LIVE CHAT – Quacker Factory – Treating Yourself!”
I’m so happy to be back here at Studio Park at QVC!!! It’s always so much fun to be here chatting with all of you – especially during our annual Quacker Factory Cookie Exchange show!
... Continue Reading
In Beauty's Best Gifts, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
The holidays are right around the corner and I’m in gift mode! It’s time to get ahead of the game and start thinking about all the friends, family, kids, parents, teachers, etc. on my list! You know I have a real soft spot for nail polish, so I thought it would be fun to share a polish g... Continue Reading
Last Reply by rosieluv | in Quacker Factory, Kitchen & Food Talk, Cookie Exchange
Several years ago Jeanne wanted to host a Cookie Exchange show on QVC. She partnered with Jayne Brown & Pat James-Dimentri, and they co-hosted the show during a Fashionably Early program. This show was so successful and everyone had a blast!! And can I tell you-- there were a m... Continue Reading
In Quacker Factory
At the Quacker Factory we LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Halloween. The costumes, the decorating, oh and of course the CANDY!!! I wanted to share with you some of the wonderful Halloween displays that our team works on every year.
A few weeks ago, I shared with you my indoor decorations. So t... Continue Reading
Last Reply by carolee727 | in Quacker Factory
I am so excited to be bringing you a new monthly feature here at QVC & Quacker Factory – and it’s called ‘Patrick’s Pick Of The Month’!!!
I am deeply passionate about making sure that each of you is looking – and FEELING – your best every single... Continue Reading
Last Reply by boyzs | in Quacker Factory, FFANY Shoes on Sale
This year I was honored, for the second time, to have been invited to this incredible event. The gala benefit was held at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City on October 8, 2014. If you are not familiar with this event, QVC partners with the Fashion Footwear Association of New York... Continue Reading
In Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Recipe Swap
My friends, Joyce and Bryan, started a small vegetable garden in their back yard as a hobby. They wanted to grow some fresh food for their family, and then the hobby grew into a larger garden with tons of veggies, flowers, herbs, and everything you can imagine!! Look at some of this year’s cro... Continue Reading
Last Reply by CSMiles | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
How many of you still have a piece of “Vintage Quack” in your closet with Jeanne Bice’s famous “Button Covers”? Yes, Button Covers were how this whole Quacky way of dressing started back in 1995 when Jeanne was discovered by QVC! Button Covers were what made Quacker F... Continue Reading
Last Reply by duclane | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Angel, Jennifer, Patrick and I had a great time with all of our “Ghoul” Friends that attended the Quaker Factory Fall-O-Ween live audience show. Thank you for tuning in. I hope you felt like you were in the studio with us. Here are some behind the scenes pics.
... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Mickeylynn530 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
It is ‘Fang-Tastic’ to be back here at QVC Studio Park for our Annual Quacker Factory Fall-O-Ween show!!
Jeanne Bice loved, loved, LOVED Halloween!!! At Christmas time she got to decorate all of her trees – but at Halloween, she got to decorate all of YOU!!!!
If truth be known,... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Misi | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
As a child, my mother would take my sisters and I to a local farm, Linvilla Orchards. We would have so much fun in Pumpkin Land and would take a ride on a tractor pull hay ride and walk around and enjoy the season. Linvilla also hosts a small farm with animals that we would pet and feed. Linvilla Or... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Jules62 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
I resisted for a long time, hearing everyone talking about how great the show Downton Abbey was. I waited and said, ‘Now I don’t have time to invest in another series!!’ Well my good friend, David Fritz, who plans the Quacker cruises, had something else in mind.
When I went to vis... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Sue47 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, TSV Talk
WOW – what a Quack-Tabulous day it was this week for Quacker Factory’s FIRST-EVER DreamJeannes Jacket Today’s Special Value!! Our design team rolled out all of the stops with this jacket!!! Isn’t it a beauty?!
I can’t even begin to tell you how excited Angel and I we... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Zaola | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, TSV Talk
Can you believe that it’s been almost 4 years since Jeanne Bice introduced her now world-famous DreamJeannes material to the United States of America?! It was during a live audience show on September 22nd, 2010 – and the first three items were the 5 Pocket Boot cut ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Amherstgal | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
The birthplace of Jeanne Bice – where Quacker Factory began!
As you may know, I was a model for Quacker Factory and Jeanne Bice for many years. Throughout the years, I would often hear Jeanne talk about her love of Wisconsin. She talked about the Friday Fish Fry, the Lighthouse at Fond du L... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Connecticutgal | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Jeanne Bice used to always say, ‘Life’s a party – so you have to celebrate EVERY day!’
And one of the best times to celebrate with a party is when it’s someone’s birthday. Jeanne also said, ‘When you have a birthday, you get to celebrate all month long!&rsq... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Nonni Sandy | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
As you may know, I was a little blue over the winter months (feeling absolutely myself again now), but while I was picking myself up, I decided to buy a pass for Tango lessons at Sangha Space in Media, PA. This is also where Susan and I have been taking yoga classes!
So about ten weeks ago, my frie... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 65and fabulous | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Q News
Here we go! It’s the start to a new QUACKTABULOUS Fall Fashion season here at The Quacker Factory!! We are bursting at the seams with excitement on all the goodies we have in store for you – so we wanted to give you a ‘sneak peek’ at some of our favorite designs that we&rsquo... Continue Reading
Last Reply by CoG | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
The summer of 2014 has been simply fantastic for me!! I have had the opportunity to take tango and yoga lessons. I have attended a few concerts and taken a cooking class with one of my BFF’s, and Glen and I have entertained our friends and family many times in our lovely backyard!! The Quack-t... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Angie127 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Holiday Advice
The Fourth of July means so many things to everyone. To me, it reminds me of the many sacrifices our forefathers made to create this country of ours! And I thank them for all of the freedoms I am privileged to have to this day.
As you may know, Jeanne Bice loved all of our patriotic holidays.... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Mary93 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, For the Home Talk
Well, as you may know, Jeanne Bice loved Memorial Day, and her house was full of Americana decorations! She inspired me to follow suit and decorate my house in honor of our great Country!
Here is a shot from Jeanne’s home all full of decorations! Many of these decorations she left up for the ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by KATIE42 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, TSV Talk
Who’s ready to sparkle and shine with Angel, Albany and me today at 4pm ET?!
Speaking of sparkle and shine – how much are you LOVING our Today’s Special Value – Quacker Factory DreamJeannes Super Sparkle Pedal Pushers?!
My favorite part, besides the ne... Continue Reading
Last Reply by DottieMae | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Recipe Swap
I can’t believe it – I think that summer has actually arrived in England! I’m not sure we even had springtime over here, so the arrival of sunshine, warmth and outdoor activities over this last weekend was a welcome relief!
Each year on the coast of England, about an hour ou... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Chris248 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
This is the time of year when big memories are made….and none are bigger and more important than graduations! They’re the end of an academic ‘journey’ and the commencement of a new phase. ( I guess that’s why people prefer to call them ‘commence... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Flamingo Mom | in Quacker Factory
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS NOW CLOSED!
Summer is almost here and you know what that means…vacation time! Send us a photo to email@example.com wearing your favorite Quacker Factory summer outfit while on a vacation or stay-cation. Be sure to include your name, address, phone number and a brief d... Continue Reading
In Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory
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ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, who are 18 years or older as of date ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by happymas | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Today I’m making a confession.
When I write my blogs, I always try to be positive. I love to convey happy thoughts. Inspiring thoughts. That’s just who I am.
Well, today, my blog is a little different; I am going to share something VERY personal with you. For a while this winter,... Continue Reading
Last Reply by ShirlJ | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Jeanne Bice really had a special place in her heart for mothers. As a mother herself, she knew that raising children and sharing traditions and teaching them values and showing them love was a full-time job in itself. She also knew that in our modern world there were a lot of single mothers out th... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Annie4QVC | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Recipe Swap
Saturday, May 3rd is FASHION DAY!
Monday, May 5 is Cinco de Mayo!
TWO FABULOUS REASONS TO CELEBRATE!
If you read my recent blog about my vacation in Mexico, you know how much I love the color, the people, the sunsets, and the beaches in Mexico! And, oh yes, the food and party beverages! Such a w... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Farmerjones | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
On behalf of Angel and myself – and our entire Quacker Factory team – we want to thank you from the tip of our toes to the top of our heads – and from the bottom of our hearts – for joining us this week on Wednesday for our VERY special Today’s Special Value!!!
This ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Thuongyeu10 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, TSV Talk
It’s so great to be back here at QVC & Studio Park for Quacker Factory’s SPECIAL day!!!
I know that Jeanne Bice is smiling down from heaven with the Today’s Special Value - Quacker Factory Set of Two Summertime T-shirts and Tote – that her design team... Continue Reading
Last Reply by lOVETOSHOP | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
As Easter 2014 approaches, I wanted to share a few fun stories about Easter from myself and some members of our Quacker Factory team. And, of course, I had to include a few fun pictures! Enjoy!
Myself (Yes, I insisted on wearing my Brownie uniform)
Well I remember my sisters and I having lots of... Continue Reading
Last Reply by BuBu Bird | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
Hi everyone! I'm excited that today is the day for our Quacker Factory Garden Party - 8pE/5pP along with Angel and the ladies! I can't wait! I'm especially excited because I'm going to be doing more with Angel and Team Quacker!!! YEA!
AND we finally get to ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by D5681 | in Fashion Talk, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities
YOU VOTED…WE MADE IT…
IT’S HERE…AND IT’S GLORIOUS!
At last…the Winning Design from our 2013 Quacker Factory Garden Party is READY FOR YOU!
TUNE IN Saturday, April 12th from 8:00-9:00PM EDT!
Last year, we asked you to vote for the design you liked best from... Continue Reading