Prime Minister Bieber Mila and Kelly May 2011

Happy Canada Day!

July 1….a day to reflect on what it means to be Canadian (cue National Anthem music in background). Canada ROCKS! I have to tell you about a very special event that happened to BOF and me in May.  We met the PRIME MINISTER!!!  at a sports event.  Yes, I was a bit of a stalker […] Read more…

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School’s Out!

It’s the last week of school, and I always have mixed feelings about the summer break. Noooooooooooooo!!! YAY!  We get to sleep in! BOO!  Gone are my peaceful mornings ALONE with my tea. YAY! No more making 4 bag lunches every day (that get thrown out at school). BOO! I’ll be in the kitchen at […] Read more…

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The Fabulous New Authentique Paper!

Since my original plan for this blog was to share my passion for scrapbooking, then maybe it’s time for me to post a layout.  I was thrilled last week when I laid my eyes….and hands…on the gorgeous new collection by Margie Romney-Aslett called Authentique Paper.  Gosh, these papers are lovely to work with, and I […] Read more…

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Celebrating 50!! A GIVEAWAY!!!

The title could be misleading…it’s NOT my birthday and I’m NOT 50!! (although I’m getting there!) I am celebrating reaching 50 followers!  I do have a bit of trouble saying that I have “followers”….because I’m not too sure how I am the “Leader”  hee hee! I’m still a “baby blogger” and am coming to terms […] Read more…

It’s a Fascinating Friday

I have had a wild week, my friends, but my weekend is off to a great start because today I am featured on a wonderful blog called Paperie Designs’ Studio.  I’d like to thank Alia Mohammed, my buddy at Scrapbook.com and DT member at Paperie, who finds me “fascinating.”  Thanks also to Noor Nahdi, the […] Read more…

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Happy Summer!

It’s the first day of summer! I woke up this morning thinking, “Yay! I have a couple of hours to work on my display layout for Scrap-A-Lot, my local scrapbook store here in Edmonton.  I’m using the most beautiful Creative Imaginations collection called Sakura, and I have photos from my high school trip to Japan […] Read more…

Matt and Dad summer 2008

Father’s Day Thoughts

Yesterday, my husband read this wonderful quotation by Mark Twain (in the newspaper), which I’m sure many of you have heard before.. When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around.  But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at […] Read more…

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Driving Miss Daisy…Crazy

  Honestly, I’m too old to be teaching my son how to drive. For the past month, our 16-yr-old son, BG (BoyGenius), has been taking driving lessons. Here’s a “stealth” photo I sneaked while hiding inside our front door, like a contortionist, sticking my camera only out into the window area, praying I would get […] Read more…

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