My grandparents were very frugal people. They grew up during the depression and lived through WW2 and food rationing. They kept everything! Memaw even kept a book of ration tickets with her box of keepsakes. I think she kept every card we ever gave her and she would thoughtfully “re-gift” them to us on special… Continue reading Let’s Talk Valentine’s Day
Today is the first digital kit release for the new Taylormadecards4u Design Team! Monica Taylor is the owner of Taylormadecards4u and she has put together a bouquet of wine themed elements for the Wine Passport kit! I’ve created a Fly Out Mini Album with instructions from Club Scrap to showcase these fun bits of vintage ephemera.… Continue reading Oh Look! It’s Wine O’clock!
Wise words from my youngest son on his 21st birthday last week… Chris (Dad) : So Jake, what have you learned in your 21 years on earth? Jake: (Without missing a beat)1. Listen more and talk less. 2. You can learn something from everyone, no matter how old they are, even children. 3. Greet everyone with an open… Continue reading Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Night!
All the leaves are brown And the sky is grey I’ve been for a walk On a winter’s day “California Dreamin’ “ Mother Nature… Continue reading Autumnal Sunshine
I’ve got another art journal layout for you and these guys are adorable scary! All Dressed Up Stamps is one of the sponsors for the Critter Crazy challenge on the Southern Girls blog and I used their Monsterific digi stamp scene to create my page. I didn’t do anything fancy; just some coloring and shading… Continue reading Monster-ific!
What does it mean to just be? Be still. Watch the birds, watch your kids play, or lie in the grass and watch the clouds roll by. The only way you can hear what’s in your heart is if you are silent and still. Be present. Really listen when someone talks to you, savor your… Continue reading Just BEE!