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…

October Sketchy Challenge

GULP!  It’s October!! I quickly figured that out because BabyOfTheFamily started asking about her Halloween costume. Honestly…it will be VERY difficult to top last year’s costume.  Take a look…. The Mad Hatter! This year she’s in Grade 6….and wants a costume with MAKE-UP that will make her look beautiful.  Don’t we all?? Another reason I […] Read more…

Road Trips

Where oh where have my blog posts gone?? I’ve been on the road, my friends, first a business trip and then a pleasure trip, so I thought I’d share a few of my experiences along the way. For one of my earliest blog posts in June, I did a little commentary on how traveling for work […] Read more…

My "Cover" Story

I’m really excited to announce that I designed the cover layout of the Fall issue of Canadian Scrapbooker magazine! Last spring, the magazine invited me to participate in the cover “challenge”…and I was sent a photo of a teenage hockey player. The wonderful photo was taken by Heidi Brand. When I saw the photo, I […] Read more…

Farmers’ Daughters

A few weeks ago, my very sweet online scrapbooking friend, Michelle Marks from Newfoundland, sent me a wonderful package of papers and scrapbook goodies.  She also popped in a little gift for BabyOfTheFamily….a wall decor sticker set of owls (because BOF is so in love with owls right now). That same week, my mom asked […] Read more…

Going…Going…Gone

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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