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Rock of ❤

My best friend and my valentine… he plays both positions on this team. We got married 29 years ago, when we were both babies! We’ve grown up together. We started out “playing house” and built our family. My “valentine” has a raunchy sense of humor, doesn’t mind offending people, likes to be the center of… Continue reading Rock of ❤

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Hearts and Flowers

Happy Valentine’s Day! There’ll be lots of hearts, flowers and chocolates passed around today. My family owns an Italian restaurant and Valentine’s night is always crazy busy, especially when the holiday falls on the weekend. My husband and my sons will go in early to prep and I won’t see them until the wee hours… Continue reading Hearts and Flowers

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One Sheet Purse!

Succulents are all the rage right now. I have them all over my house and in the window of my operatory at work. They are fascinating plants and so easy to grow…especially for someone like me who forgets to water them! 😂 Today’s post is part of the Cupcake Inspirations theme challenge…deserts! I made a… Continue reading One Sheet Purse!

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Pretty in Pink

I’ve been having flashbacks from the 80’s. I’m 50 and I’m hitting puberty again! I saw the original “Top Gun” in 1986 when I spent the summer in Europe. I was visiting a friend in Germany and I saw it for the first time in German. I didn’t understand a word, but I didn’t care!… Continue reading Pretty in Pink

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Double Trouble!

I love Disney movies. I don’t have little ones anymore or I would have known that the new Disney remake of Dumbo was due to hit theaters over the weekend! I’m gonna need a box of tissues for this one! Lo and behold, when I was making my card for today’s Cupcake Inspiration challenge, I… Continue reading Double Trouble!

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Easter Parade

Spring is in full swing here in Louisiana…pollen and all! I hope it’s a sign that our bees will make lots of honey. I love springtime. I’m a March baby and this is MY time of year! I’ve got some fun Easter/spring themed cards for you made with the Taylormadecards4u.com Passport to Spring digital kit!… Continue reading Easter Parade

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On the 12th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me…

“The magi, as you know, were wise men–wonderfully wise men–who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents.” ― O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi The Magi from the East. What a strange story, but one that has been accepted by Christianity for centuries. Three strangers from a… Continue reading On the 12th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me…

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Shades of Brown

There’s a new challenge on the Cupcake Inspirations blog and it’s a color theme! Our sponsor for this challenge is Poppy Stamps  and they are generously offering a $20 gift certificate to our randomly chosen winner. Link up your project and share our inspiration photo for a chance to win! Brown is not my favorite color…UNLESS,… Continue reading Shades of Brown

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These are the Ghoul Times!

My boss shared this Far Side cartoon with me many years ago and it makes me laugh every time I see it! Today starts a new monthly challenge on the JFF Rubber Stamps blog and the theme is Halloween! I needed a little creativity jump start and used the September 2018 card sketch from the… Continue reading These are the Ghoul Times!

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Freckles and a Temper

“The so-called Irish temperament is a mixture of flaming ego, hot temper, stubbornness, great personal charm and warmth, and a wit that shines through adversity. An irrepressible buoyancy, a vivacious spirit, a kindliness and tolerance for the common frailties of man and a feeling that ‘it is time enough to bid the devil good morning… Continue reading Freckles and a Temper