45 Years…

Jun 3, 2008

Dad says dif­fer­ent­ly but in Dad’s defense Juani­ta was­n’t a very pop­u­lar name back then… Well that night Dad called her house to tell her Mom and Dad that Juani­ta would not be com­ing home tonight.

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It’s Easter…

Mar 22, 2008

“Bird Nest Cup­cakes” are now on the table. It nev­er quite feels like East­er with­out some bird nest cup­cakes. All you need is a cake mix, white icing, flaked coconut, green food col­or­ing and jel­ly beans.

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Having Santa for a Dad…

Mar 2, 2008

Some­times I would get lucky and find a nice look­ing Sketchy doll but no easel. Below are some pho­tos of me get­ting ready to open my Sketchy Doll on Christ­mas Eve and hold­ing my Sketchy Doll Christ­mas Day.

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A few “Getting to know you” Christmas Questions…

Dec 6, 2007

Here is a fun “Get­ting to know you” Christ­mas ques­tion­naire. When the girls were lit­tle we opened one on Christ­mas eve and the rest Christ­mas morn­ing, now we cel­e­brate on Christ­mas Eve. I love the room dark with just the glow from our tree and a few years ago it actu­al­ly snowed here on Christ­mas Eve.

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Ansley LOVES Pink…

Dec 4, 2007

Mom paid more to ship the tree to Ans­ley than she did to pur­chase the tree. The one iri­des­cent tree real­ly bugs me in this pho­to but dur­ing the day and at night it looks so pret­ty and does not stand out as much as in this pho­to.

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More class projects

Oct 16, 2007

Here are a few more sneak peeks of projects I am cre­at­ing for class­es. I just love the feel of tulle mixed with rhine­stones, vin­tage but­tons and old pho­tos and I think my Mom was the cutest lit­tle girl.

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I’m back home…

Sep 19, 2007

Here is a pho­to of I took of him just a lit­tle over a week and a half after his surgery. Aman­da had her braces tak­en off, got her dri­vers license and start­ed her first job.

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Happy Monday…

May 14, 2007

I hope every­one had a great week­end. I want every­one to scrap a moment that just makes them laugh. The kind of laugh that brings you to tears and makes your tum­my hurt each time you think about it.

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Today is a very special day…

Apr 23, 2007

It is my “Sweet Angel” Ter­ri’s 19th birth­day.

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Busy, busy, busy

Mar 22, 2007

I fin­ished two lay­outs for Scrap­Gal, three lay­outs, an altered box and a make-n-take for Cocoa Daisy and will work on chal­lenge lay­out for Scrap­Gal that is due Mon­day. Today Jane Guthrie from Scrap­book­ing and Beyond e‑mailed me want­i­ng 6 of my lay­outs and gave me 2 assign­ments.

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Dec 19, 2006

I had to share with you the card Ans­ley gave me last night. Talk about mak­ing all the stress worth it while I have been get­ting ready for Christ­mas. As I was read­ing this card it brought tears to my eyes.

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Childhood Memories

Dec 9, 2006

I was 6 years old and in the 1st Grade at Longfel­low Ele­men­tary, in Mrs. Young’s class. I also love this let­ter to San­ta that my Mom wrote (check out her hand writ­ting) for me when I was real­ly lit­tle…

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Trial Run…

Nov 22, 2006

What a nice vis­it Ans­ley and I had with my par­ents. While we were down, Ans­ley made her first pump­kin pie. On our next vis­it Mom is going to teach her to make a cus­tard pie.

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Just a peek…

Nov 16, 2006

at a project I am work­ing on right now. I’m just a bit ner­vous since I will be the one cook­ing the turkey this Thanks­giv­ing and I’m not a cook! My Mom can cook the best turkey!

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It is always nice…

Nov 15, 2006

Ans­ley is so excit­ed that I was cho­sen to be one of the newest mem­bers of the 2007 Maya Road Design Team. Thanks Stacey, I can’t wait to start a project. Off to cre­ate a project for my Mom. It is such a fun and easy lit­tle project to make.

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Early Morning…

Nov 12, 2006

I can’t tell you how many times Dad and I as well as my broth­er and sis­ter had to sit in the car wait­ing for Mom to go back in the house while she made sure the cof­fee pot or iron was unplugged.

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Aug 12, 2006

This flip­book is the clos­est I could do in help­ing you achieve your goal of fly­ing with­out the means of an air­craft, space­craft or wings! He had planned for a padded land­ing in the hay wag­on but Paw Paw missed his land­ing hit the edge of the wag­on and rolled off onto the ground.

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