Many years ago I taught scrapbooking classes and “make and takes” as a Club Scrap Crafter (demonstrator) at scrapbooking crops and events. This was one of my favorite projects to teach. (shared with permission from Club Scrap) I like making projects that are not only fun to look at, but are functional as well. This… Continue reading Ringling Gift Basket
I’m not decorating for Halloween this year. My bathrooms are being remodeled and I will have a claustrophobic meltdown if I get out the Halloween decor. I did mix up a fun fall scent in my essential oil diffuser this morning though! We haven’t had “trick or treaters” in a long time, so I don’t… Continue reading Trick or Treat!
witches’ brew (noun) : a potent or fearsome mixture Merriam-Webster Dictionary MANY years ago I imbibed in a glass (or two or three…🙄) of “Howl-o-green” punch at a Halloween party. The punch was spiked with Jagermeister causing some disturbing hallucinations and a massively painful hangover the next morning. I thought my dad was wearing a… Continue reading Witches’ Brew
September 29 is National Coffee Day, but everyday is coffee day around here! This morning I’m hopping through the “Super Sponsor” links on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog hop. There are 29 “Super Sponsors” and all you have to do is leave a comment on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog to be eligible to win… Continue reading Keep Calm and Drink Coffee
One of my favorite books as a little girl was Goops and How to be Them. It is a book of nonsense verse written for children and I thought the poems were hilarious! The Goops make wonderful examples of how not to behave by cleverly illustrating proper manners from improper manners. The Goops they lick… Continue reading Good Advice and Other Nonsense
I love fall… and school supplies! My favorite part of fall was “back to school” shopping. New clothes, shoes, haircut, and school supplies! When I was in elementary school in the early 80’s, we had to cover our text books. It was a creative process using brown paper bags that mom saved after grocery shopping.… Continue reading Back to School!
It’s hot outside and I’m hot inside and longing for some relief from the heat! Here in Louisiana the temps have already been soaring into the 90’s and it’s not even August yet. We had a cool front come through yesterday and it was a BEAUTIFUL day! This morning was a comfortable 67°. I feel… Continue reading Christmas in July!