I went to check my mail today - like it was any other day - and then realized, after I opened my mailbox and it was empty - today is Columbus Day. A Federal Holiday - Banks, the post office, and schools are closed today. Sigh. Must be nice to be an intrepid explorer, and … Continue reading Columbus Day and a Life Update
For the first time in a long time, I stepped out of my comfort zone and volunteered to be a Mentor Mom through my church - New Life. I guess Mentor Mom's are connected to MOPs (Mothers of Preschoolers). Why, did I do this? I don't know. I guess, I thought it would be a … Continue reading On Assignment
The other day, I read a quote by Mary Kay Ash, which said, "Aerodynamic engineers studied the bumblebee and decided that it simply should NOT be able to fly! It's wings are too weak and its body too heavy for flight. Everything seems to tell the bumblebee, you'll never get off the ground, but I like … Continue reading Bumblebee
Today is the 1st Day of September. When I was growing up, it meant that going back to school was right after the Labor Day weekend. Now, kids go back to school around mid-August. It also means we are 2/3 of the way through the year. We are in our 4th quarter. We have made … Continue reading Ahhh – Meal Prepping and September
Forgive me, dear readers for not having been on here in awhile. I had internet issues, which wound up with me having to get a new internet provider. All is well, now. I am back up and running. Lots of news! The 2018 Holiday Catalog from Stampin Up starts tomorrow. I just put in my … Continue reading Stampin’ and Chalkin’ and My BlogBer Challenge to Myself
The July 2018 Paper Pumpkin was so stinkin cute. It was titled Picnic Paradise and it came complete with all the supplies for making 12 3x3 cards and 4 of the cutest little picnic baskets that would make Yogi Bear jealous. And until August 10th - New subscribers get 50% when they subscribe using code … Continue reading Smashing a Stampin Up Paper Pumpkin.
Sometimes, I write out my blog post on pen and paper before I type it, but today, I am just going to start typing and see where it leads. I don't even have a title yet... There is so much going through my brain right now. So many projects to get finished. So many tasks … Continue reading Until Then
Today, on the 4th of JULY, I post my final #100 Days of Happy - Day 100 - Because He Lives. I have learned a lot posting something everyday, for the last 100 days, of what makes me happy. I have learned that even though, LIFE, sometimes throws its punches and brings me to knees … Continue reading 100th Day of #100DaysofHappy – (Because He Lives)
So.... recently, there has been a new baby hanging around our family... my daughters' boyfriend has a 9 month old. He sure is cute too. (The baby - not the boyfriend). Anyways, I have noticed that every time the baby does something for the first time or the two hundred and twenty-seventh time, everybody always … Continue reading The Empty Nest – Yea! I Did It!!
So I have been absentia for awhile - no major reason, I just needed a little break. I missed writing blog posts though. It's in my blood. During my prolonged period of silence though - I came up with a blog post schedule - hopefully... There is no way - yet - that I could … Continue reading Let’s Make a Card – Using an Aluminum Can