The years are short, but the days are long… It’s so true. While there are days that may feel like a never-ending struggle with a toddler, the toddler years will fly by and be a distant memory before you know it. Then you’re knee deep in school and homework and activities. Add in a “fun sport” and you’ll never have a free moment. Suddenly, they are starting high school and you’re wondering if both of you are going to survive their teen years. … [Read more...] about Seventeen
Who needs a birthday to have an excuse to celebrate? Not me! We are closing in on the last month of school for my daughter and my son finishes up his first year of college this next week and that is reason enough to celebrate. I really, really, really look forward to the end of the school year - all that homework, all those tests, all those school commitments. Of course, they are both taking summer school this year to get ahead, but it's not … [Read more...] about Piece of Cake
This month's class is All About Birthdays. I have a couple new card designs to share with you. We'll make two cards and a treat box. Sneak peaks of the three projects are below.. I don't want to give away too many of the details just yet. You'll need to come to the class on March 25th to see these fabulous projects. RSVP with payment no later than 3/23/19. We are now in the last month of Sale-Abration and several items have … [Read more...] about March Class – All About Birthdays
February is birthday month around here, between my son's, my mom's, my birthday, and the birthdays of several family friends. There's no end to the partying this month. I've been making birthday cards for days. Special shout-out to my mom, Jan, it's her birthday today. Happy birthday, mom! Thanks for being an amazing mom and grandma. Today's project is one of the birthday cards I've made this month. One of the February birthdays is a dog-lover … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday!
A very special young lady turned 16 yesterday. My baby is growing up so fast. I am constantly thankful that she is such an amazing, warm, and caring person. She constantly thinks of others first and she's always willing to lend a helping hand. She is a treasure. One of Maddie's quirks is her unending love for Winnie the Pooh. Pooh as been her constant companion since she was very small. I think it started with the fact that he … [Read more...] about Sweet Sixteen
I think one of the most common cards I make is a Birthday card. It can be a challenge to come up with new ideas every time. While making this card, I realized my go-to for birthday cards is to use flowers. I tend to use flowers before I reach for any cake or party stamps. I think it's because we have a huge variety of choices when it comes to flowers and they can be so pretty when stamped. This card uses the flowers from the stamp set … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday