I am the mother of two fine sons and a pretty awesome husband. We raised them to be good men. They are kind, loving, secure and confident, but not arrogant. They treat everyone with respect until they are given a reason not to! They are both men of integrity and they make their parents proud… Continue reading Queen of Hearts
In 1976 a wave of patriotism and nostalgia swept the nation as we celebrated America’s Bicentennial. Everybody got in on the celebration…Disneyland, DisneyWorld, commercial products, the ’76 Olympics, the Superbowl, Major League Baseball…even Schoolhouse Rock! I was 7 and my little sister Stephie was 3. I wanted to be a gymnast and do flips on the… Continue reading Spirit of ’76
No, it’s not a new dance move! My crafty friend Julie at Cape Cod Scrapper shared a pretty spring card featuring the oxide lift technique. She got the idea from this Simon Says Stamp video by Gina K and after watching it I had to try it too. It just so happens that the new monthly… Continue reading Doing the Oxide Lift!
I asked Chris for suggestions for my post title. He liked Howl at the Moon, but cats don’t howl. Or do they? We’ve never had a cat, so I don’t know. My neighbor’s cat sounds like it is howling at 3 am…right under my bedroom window. I wonder sometimes if my dog is deaf, but he… Continue reading Meow at the Moon!
Monday was the Great American Eclipse 2017 and we were “eclipsing” so hard! View this post on Instagram #Repost @thechrisbellino (@get_repost) ・・・ Suck it @nasa !! A post shared by Wendy Chapman Bellino (@wendy_c_b) on Aug 21, 2017 at 11:41am PDT View this post on Instagram Old schooling it #eclipsewatching ! That… Continue reading Man in the Moon
I’m definitely Zelda. I follow the rules when I drive (and bike!) and it makes me insane when other people don’t. Am I crazy? Probably. I get really crazy when drivers don’t watch out for bike riders. I’m always on guard. Sigh…that’s why I wear a full cranium cycling helmet that my kids say makes… Continue reading World of Wizards and Witches
Today starts a new challenge week at Cupcake Inspirations and the theme is… In the Garden! There isn’t a sponsor this week, so Cupcake Inspirations is generously providing a $5 gift certificate to any one of our 2017 sponsors! Club Scrap® ‘s July 2017 Vintage Botany kit was perfect for this challenge! I combined the kit… Continue reading I was Made for Sunny Days!