Sunday, May 3, 2009

Where have I been?

Not scrapbooking. That's for sure. I have like fell off the face of the scrapbooking community. I get like that every few years. I have exhausted my creative flow. I hope to pick it up again...real soon. I have a ton of pictures sitting on my desk and a large amount of supplies still in the bags from my scrapbooking clubs.

What I have been doing is reading. Reading like a mad women. Now I have moved on to watching Foreign Films. To be exact...French Films. In the last month, I think I have watched 10 of them. Thank goodness for sub-titles. I have also decided to try my hand at learning French. I took it in high school but that was almost 20 years ago. My children are finding listening to french amusing. Doug had a friend over and I was sitting listening to my Speak French with Michel Thomas CD and repeating/speaking the words or sentences and all of the sudden, I heard a laugh and I looked over and the friend was giggling...said it sounded silly. I am sure my attempt at French was amusing to him.

I am off to check out all the blogs that I have missed in the past few months! Can't wait to see what you all created.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Time to showcase Coordinates Collections November kit!

I have to admit that I haven't had alot of time to scrap lately but now that football is over (along with the practices) I can concentrate on some scrapping. As it should be! Just kidding...well, sorta of.

Here is the fun filled kit:


12x12 Patterned Paper:

1 October Afternoon county library
1 October Afternoon woolworths
1 October Afternoon depot park
1 Pink Paislee night owl
1 Sassafras Lass chirp chirp

12x12 Cardstock:

2 Bazzill imperial
2 Bazzill squash


1 October Afternoon hometown alphabet
1 October Afternoon journal card sheet
1 Prima owl stamp
1 Jenni Bowlin blue apothecary stickers
2 Making Memories paperie poolside epoxy clips
May Arts blue/green trim
May Arts yellow crinkle ribbon



12 x 12 Patterned Paper:

1 Pink Paislee mary janes
1 Pink Paislee jellies
1 Pink Paislee pedal pushers
1 My Mind's Eye wrapped up stripes
1 My Mind's Eye pretty coat

12x12 Cardstock:

2 Bazzill san francisco
2 Bazzill auckland


1 Pink Paislee fashion script alphabet
1 Making Memories flower stamp
4 Prima pink/white whispers
1 pkg My Mind's Eye pure joy adhesive chip borders
1 My Mind's Eye pure joy journal card
7-8 Making Memories paperie greenhouse brad combos
May Arts sage velvet ric rac
May Arts pink satin ribbon

You can order your kits HERE. You can even pre-order your December kit.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Coordinate Collections October "Spinster" or "Spooky"

The October Kits are so fun this month and so totally different from each other. The "Spinster" kit, the one I worked with, gives me more of a elegant, shabby chic feel while "Spooky" naturally gives the Halloween feel.
You can order the Spinster kit HERE.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

CC's Fall Crop is this weekend!

I hope to be able to join in the fun. Sarah always does a great job with the challenges. I know my Saturday will be shot because we have football from sun-up to sun-down. This will be Nick and Doug's last game for the season. They haven't decided if they want to play next year. Ry still has a game next week. I am really looking forward to this weekend's game because it starts at 5pm (and the weather is suppose to be rockin') and he plays my Alma Mater. Nick played them last week and did not do so well, 51-0.

Sarah is posting the challenges tonight, make sure you stop by to read the CC CROP INFO.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

I call him Monkey Butt...among other things.

I attempted to play along with the Back to School month long challenge over at Simpley Obessed but between work, football practice, cooking/cleaning and reading, I failed. I did manage to play along in the first 2 assignments.

I realize that most parents would not and could not refer to their child but not me. Nicholas is silly, active, and all over at times! If he isn't a Monkey Butt than he is being a Silly Monkey.
I also did this layout about one of my most embarrassing moments in High School. I don't really regret anything in High School but I don't want to re-live it either but IF I had to, it would be this moment.

I can't believe that its been almost 20 years since this picture was taken. Where does time go? Why does it have to go so fast?
On the bright side of getting older, I had my hair done this week. I actually got what they call a Malibu Treatment. Since we live in the country and have well water, we have rust. This Malibu Treatment is suppose to pull the rust, chemicals and build up out of my hair. Remember that I had over 13 years of build-up. A couple of days after my appointment, I went over to a friends house for dinner. She could tell instantly that I had something done because she couldn't "see the grey". That's nice...
Danica, if you are reading this and I know you do...thanks! Love ya, Girl! I can always count on you to keep it real.
Off to do more laundry...a Mother and Wife's duties are never ending...

Thursday, September 25, 2008

There is not enough hours in the day!

Since football started, I have not spent anytime in my scraproom and it is driving me crazy. I have managed to showcase the amazing Teresa Collins and her products that are in the CC Store.I did pick up this fun stamp with my last order.
Isn't it fun?
I miss not finding the peace in my sanctuary and enjoying my many colorful supplies. At least my boys are enjoying themselves, I think. After practice, Doug is usally cranky, Nick is a goof and Ry can't wait until the next practice....and dinner.
Here is a picture of the boys in the uniform:

They are growing up so fast! I don't mind so much that I just turned 35 but what bothers me is that my oldest will be graduating High School in 5 years! He is already starting to act like a young man and not a kid. The only thing I can do without is the rolling of the eyes. That drives me CRAZY!

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Pioneer Woman and Marlboro Man

I admit I seem to be last to stumble upon the good, fun and interesting. While reading blogs and enjoying threads on the different scrapbooking communities, I have seen the talk about Pioneer Woman but thought nothing of it. That is until I stopped by to read what was going on in Leila's blog. There, I decided to click on the link to Confessions of a Pioneer Woman . I instantly taken with this blog. The stories that she writes are hilarious, touching and intersting. In fact, I was sitting at work reading them and laughing so hard, that tears were streaming down my face. She has such a knack for writing. I think I read that she was a journalism major for a few minutes. If you have not visited her blog, you should! Not only are her stories hilarious but she has some great receipes and her pictures are amazing.

While there, you must read the store about the courtship of her and Marlboro Man.
Black Heels to Tractor Wheels: . It is so much better than those "historical romance novels".