Halloween Minions

As a scrapbooker, I do love designing pages for special occasions and Halloween is one of them.  Mostly, I want to keep records of all the kids’ costumes over the years, but sometimes I also take photos of the jack o’lanterns they carve too.  With so many Halloween layouts collected, I decided it’s time to […] Read more…

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My New Double the Fun Sketch

I am hesitant to announce this, but I have a new Double the Fun layout sketch up on the Canadian Scrapbooker website….for SUMMER 2014! Ha ha.  That is how the magazine industry rolls.  Everything is planned waaaaay ahead.  While working on my Christmas cards and crafts, my creative mind is also thinking about Spring and Summer. […] Read more…

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November Sketchy Challenge

I’m doing a little better than last month’s Canadian Scrapbooker’s Sketchy Challenge in terms of posting earlier.  Who knows?  I might get December’s challenge done on time! After a ridiculous amount of begging and crying (and exaggerating), I finally got DramaQueen outside for her Fall photos.  Does she like them?  Probably not.  Honestly, I avoid showing […] Read more…


Back To School !

It’s that time of the year when all parents are kicking up their heels because it’s Back to School! This summer I did enjoy not rushing around in the morning, worrying about missing the bus, forgetting books and lunches and telling the girls, “No, you can’t wear  THAT to school!” ha ha But routine is […] Read more…



I went to a funeral yesterday.  Colleen was 49 when she passed away last week after battling cancer for a year. It is beyond tragic. I hate funerals, but this one was especially tough….because she is a mother, and her two daughters are teenagers.   Her younger daughter is my youngest daughter’s best friend. It makes […] Read more…

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