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…

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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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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…

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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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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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