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…

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…

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…

Creating with Prima and Ingvild Bolme

Last night I attended the most amazing class….taught by none other than the Queen of Prima herself, Ingvild Bolme! Ingvild lives in Norway, but was in the U.S. for CHA and decided to come up north to teach a few classes! Thanks to Trisha Ladouceur, a Prima Educator, and Treasured Memories scrapbook store for organizing […] Read more…

Mosquito Killer

It all started with a search for Scotch tape. I have a small desk in my kitchen that has one drawer to hold pens, pencils, scissors…well, you get the idea.  This drawer is also supposed to have Scotch tape…..but of course, when I really need some tape and look in my drawer, I find nothing. […] Read more…

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