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April Sketchy Challenge Layout

Have you ever thought that sometimes simple is better?  When I sat down to design a layout for the Bazzill blog, I felt stuck. It was after Spring Break, and I hadn’t been scrapping for a couple of weeks! yikes. So I pulled out the current April sketch from Sue Sykes for Canadian Scrapbooker and […] Read more…

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Good Memories…..Bad Photos

Where are all my layouts of Mexico?  where oh where? It is taking me awhile to sift through my photos to find the right ones to scrap.  There are lots of BabyOfTheFamily….and that’s about it.  The teenagers are in the “take a picture of my hand” phase….aka. MOM! Don’t take my picture!  or….DELETE THAT!  I […] Read more…

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Back-to-School Shopping Mall of Horrors

No, the title isn’t misleading. Yes, I know it’s October already and Back-To-School shopping is long gone….however, it has taken me this long to recover from one particular shopping trip with DramaQueen in early September. Thus, you are reading a belated post 😉 Shopping with a teenage daughter is tricky at best. A lot depends […] Read more…

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Miss Daisy…Still Crazy

The end is near.  BoyGenius (BG) wants to take his driving road test. GULP. I do not want him to take this test.  Why?  Here are a few reasons….actually, here are some things he has said while practising his driving with me. [I am NOT making this stuff up] What you do NOT want to […] Read more…

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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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Like Mother, Like Daughter

My older daughter and I get along great.  She’s the easygoing one in the family, ready to laugh at her own mistakes and doesn’t stay angry for long.  Must be my genetics.  But for the sake of this blog, I will call her Drama Queen or DQ, an affectionate nickname for her in our family. […] Read more…

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