Thursday, November 12, 2009


I finished this page on Tuesday. This is a picture of Noah when he was the ring bearer in a friend's wedding this summer. I have a TON of pictures...don't know if I'll scrap them all! But this is the first one. Noah says he wants it in his scrapbook :) I got the idea from Jan's blog. Click here to see the page where I got the idea from...I sorta started to copy her but then deviated from her page. (Ps. That's my daughter with the cute Pout!)

Sunday, November 8, 2009

8 years

Ed and I celebrated our 8th anniversary on June 9, 2009. We went to Applebee's (had a gift card) and watched Night at the Museum II (had a gift card). While we were at Applebee's, we saw some friends and they took our picture. Here is a page I created by copying off of Aymee (again) at A Scraphappy Southernbelle. Click Here to see the page I copied. (Thanks Aymee for the inspiration!)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Recent Scrappin'

This is a 2 page LO that I made while at the Creating Keepsakes Convention back in April....yep, I just now added pictures to it. It's kinda plain, but, well, whatdaya expect for a boy page?

This page is my take on Aymee's "Our Little Pebbles" Layout. Check her blog out here.
She has some fabulous work. I copied another one of her pages but it will have to wait to be posted later. I am tired. So....good night!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009


Here is a page I made for the Chirper Challenge a few weeks ago. It is a picture of me and Ed at a friend's wedding. This was taken at the reception. Our son, Noah, was the ringbearer....look for those pics soon! I copied this page off of my sister. Check out her blog here.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Newest Project

This is my newest project....
I got tired of not knowing which album was which. So, I modified an idea I saw in a magazine (Creating Keepsakes????). I punched a scalloped circle in black, a plain circle in white, stamped the date in black ink and tied them to a binder clip I clipped to the spine. Now I know which is which...well, I will when I finish all 21 albums :)

Busy, Busy!

I've been busy setting up the room downstairs. What'dya think? I added the lettering on the walls with brown vinyl. I still need to add the 3rd line (Love beyond Words). Or should I leave it as is?

Another day at home...

I really need to go back to work. I'm tired of cleaning! I have been doing some serious deep cleaning and of course reorganizing since the basement is almost finished. I moved the spare bed to the basement.

On a creative is the 2nd page of a 2 page LO. This is Chloe playing in the snow this past winter.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Home Again!

Chloe is better but Noah caught it! Why do kids have to share what you don't want them to share???

Any way, here is a page I did for the Chirper Challege as one of the challenges a few months ago (??).

Monday, October 19, 2009

Not another sick kid!

Yep, Noah has it now. Both Noah and Chloe have 101.4 fevers....ugh. I'm hoping that they don't share it with me. ***Keeping fingers crossed!***
I put my 7th and final load of laundry in the washing machine! And, yes, it is all put away (well, except Ed's clothes, he puts his own away!)

On a more creative note, I stayed up until 1:30 am organizing my craft room. I took some Crystal Light containers, covered them with patterned paper and added letters cut from my Cricut. Now the kids can keep their craft supplies organized. :)

At Home with a Sick Kid....

means I have time to do laundry, dishes, clean, and maybe squeeze in a little scrapbooking....maybe!

Look at this HUGE pile of laundry....ugh.....well, I better get busy!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Some more recent pages...

So a few weekends ago I went away for the weekend and got some major cropping are a few. (I wanted to upload them all but good takes too long!) This is a picture of my kiddos with a friend who moved too far away...sniff, sniff...

Saturday, September 5, 2009


I have not posted anything here since July 30!?!?! Wow! Guess I got busy with school starting up....Well, anyway, here is a page I completed a month ago for the Chirper Challenge design team. This is Noah during Field Day back in May.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

A Scrap Page for Chloe's Album

Here is a picture of Chloe, me, and Noah on March 13. I scrapped the pictures I wanted for the family book and had 2 pictures left so I thought I'd scrap this (last night at 11 pm!) and the page page that goes next to it for Chloe's album. If you want to see the page that goes next to it....well, you will have to wait until the August 1 reveal at .

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

A Few More Pages

These are all pictures from March when we had a mini-vacation. I scrapped these pages with my sister, Jan.
Swimming at an indoor pool.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

A Few Recent Pages

I was able to spend a few days scrappin' with my sister, Jan (who has some awesome talent...check out her blog Here are a few pages:

This is a page I created for the Chirper Challenge DT (but I didn't get this emailed in time to meet the deadline...). We were to have an interactive page. The next picture shows how the tag slides out from behind the picture. The picture is how I found Noah and Chloe one Saturday morning. This is a picture of us at the petting zoo.

This is the first page I did while at Jan's....not very good. I wasn't in my groove yet. I almost didn't post these two pages...but why not, every page isn't a masterpiece.

Chloe came and "helped me" with this page. The white thingy before the Love....she insisted that is go there. So I put it there :)

This is a picture of Chloe outside Ed's hospital room from when he was in the hospital with his head injury in April. Isn't she cute!?!

I'm back!!

I have been away from home for 2 weeks and I am so glad to be home. I spent yesterday doing laundry and cleaning the house. Today, I plan to organize My Happy Place (scrap room). Check out these pictures! What a mess!
Stay tuned for some recently completed pages...

Saturday, July 11, 2009

I got flocked!

Ed woke me up at 5:30 Thursday drag me out side to find we'd been flocked. There were about 60 plastic flamingos, the sign and a paper that said (paraphrasing here) for $5 the youth group would come pick them up, for $10 we could pick who'd be the next to get flocked, or for $15 we could pick who'd be next and it would be insurance that the flock would not return to our yard. (Great fundraiser for church, huh!?!) So I laughed, went back to bed, and around noon, Noah and Chloe and I loaded them in a tub. I drove over to Don's house and Chloe and I "flocked" Don's yard..hehe....while NOah sat in the car going on about we shouldn't be doing this and this was wrong and so on....hehehe!! Watch might be next!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

My Little Snow Man

This is a page I completed for the Chirper Challenge that I design for. We were assigned to explore the cartridge that came with our Cricut. So I used the Plantin Schoolbook cartridge. The picture is of Noah playing in the snow in January.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Cute All-American Girl

Won't this picture be awesome to scrapbook?? We had a very relaxing 4th. We enjoyed a fish fry with our neighbors and friends. When some parachutes landed in the pasture, Chloe climbed the fence to go get them. She's so cute!!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Snow Fun

Here is Chloe; all dressed up and ready to play in the snow!

I completed this page for the Chirper Challenge. I finished the page that goes next to it. I'll post that soon....

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Page 2

This is the 2nd page of a 2 page layout. The first page was for a design team I'm on.... Check it out after July 1st.
These pictures were self-pictures (I took them :) !) from Feb. 09.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

A Few Scrap Pages

Here are a few pages I did while at Jan's house for a few days. These pics were taken August of 2007 when we went to Niagara Falls.
I journaled on the calendar piece after I took the picture and decided I was too lazy to take another picture :)

I added a bit of journaling under the top picture.

I added journaling on the top gray piece.

Chloe helped me with the rub ons on the title. Then she wanted to know what it said. So I told her to sound it out and she did! She read the title :)

The beautiful and bottom swirly are glittery...wish they showed up better :(

We came, We saw...We took pictures. Gwen and I say that all the time. So I thought it would be an appropriate title.

I love the glittery paper this is on!!

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Happy Anniversary!

Today is our 8th wedding anniversary so Ed and I celebrated by going to dinner and a movie. We saw Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Funny movie....loved it. (Thanks Ma for watching the kids! )

Monday, June 8, 2009

Chloe's 4 year old pictures

Yeah, I know, these pictures were taken almost a year ago! But hey, at least I'm trying to get my scrapping caught up! I scrapbooked a bunch of pages with Jan last week so I'll try to post some of them before I leave Friday for a week of camp!

Sunday, June 7, 2009

She rides!

We found this Princess bike yesterday at a yard sale for $5. Just what she needed to learn how to training wheels!! We started in the yard and 30 mins. later she was riding on the concrete at Uncle Tim's like a pro. She can start, stop and ride as far as she wants...all in one night! Atta girl!

Friday, May 29, 2009

SO Proud!

I'm so proud of my boy! He just finished reading bedtime stories to his sister! He just finished kindergarten and can read like you wouldn't believe. I guess all those nights of reading to him and all the time we spent learning how our language works has paid off! Ok, gotta go tuck them in....he's finished reading it (3 times!!!).....

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Happy Now?

Is what I asked Noah when he finally got his way and we rode the train at the zoo! My goal is 2 pages a day/5 days a week....but I'm tired and am only doing 1 today. Guess I better catch up this weekend!