It’s official. BoyGenius took his road test. He passed….he has a DRIVER’S LICENSE. I guess this means he did obey all the stop signs and red lights and shoulder checked and did not speed. And I do have confidence in his driving because we have been driving together quite a lot lately.  At least, I […] Read more…

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Creative Cropping

For scrapbookers, there are two meanings of the word “crop”. 1. A gathering of scrapbookers who enjoy each others’ company while designing layouts. 2. Cutting a photo so it looks better. I will be discussing number 2 and will attempt to explain how to cut your photo to make it more visually pleasing. You can […] 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…


Transparency Leaves Tutorial

Since my initial goal was to blog about scrapbooking, I’d better get to it! ha ha! Here’s a better pic of my two-page Graphic 45 Springtime layout, “Our Fairytale,” which I taught at my local scrapbook store called Scrap-A-Lot. I LOVE designing for Kim at the store, and she has soooo many wonderful products and […] Read more…


Sister Wives

First of all, I should tell you that I do not watch TV.  Well, I do watch American Idol.  And Modern Family.  And The Middle.  But that’s it.  My kids, however, seem to have that TLC channel on all the time lately.  So I’ve seen brides shop for wedding dresses in “Say Yes to the […] Read more…

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Almost Here!

I’ve wanted to start blogging for over a year now.  Sometimes I can be a perfectionist, so I think this has delayed my first post.  I’ve been researching blogging, visiting blogs, exploring blog designers online….mostly doing everything but blogging! ha ha! So I’ve decided to jump in and just start, even though I do not […] Read more…

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