Sunday, December 30, 2007
Friday, December 28, 2007
Sign up for "Paint the Town" and for "Sketch-apalooza" and you will get the "Noteworthy Monograms" class for free! That is a $10.00 off and over 9 weeks of education!!
*This offer expires on January 6th at midnight (cst) and may not be combined with any other offers.
Thursday, December 27, 2007
Monday, December 24, 2007
Just wanted to share a few Christmas goodies! Leave a comment here to be entered into a drawing for the items above by midnight on December 26th! Ho-ho-ho!
Sunday, December 16, 2007
Thursday, December 13, 2007
Monday, December 10, 2007
My sister, me, my mom and dad :)
Monday, December 3, 2007
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Here is a peak at all the great prizes you could win! A fantastic kit has been donated by Storytellers Club! (See first picture!) But it doesn't stop there - many more prizes follow!
Monday, November 12, 2007
Sunday, November 11, 2007
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
I loved Halloween when I was a kid, much the way my kids do now! Every year, Billy Rebey and I would go trick-or-treating together. Some years, Connie and my mom would take us to different neighborhoods to see what kinds of candy they gave away – my mom likes to tell the story of how at one house I asked the lady not to put the treat in the sack because “my mom wants to know what I got” and some years we would run around Billy’s neighborhood in a frenzied race from house to house! I went as all sorts of things – a girl ghost, an old woman and an Indian squaw being the most memorable.
It was a day when you didn’t worry about someone snatching your kids, so sometimes Billy and I got to go by ourselves. What fun we had – it was such an adventure to be out after dark racing through the yards with our pillowcases! I can still hear the sound of leaves crunching under our feet and feel the cool air on my cheeks. When we had had our fill or our moms made us come home, we would dump out all our candy and sort through the treasures! Counting and sorting by type then picking out our favorites – mine was always Health candy bars and bull’s-eye caramels. Yum! Mom always wanted my butterfingers and Dad always had the snickers. We would eventually go to bed completely worn out from our excitement and running but also completely happy knowing there was a stash of candy waiting for us the next day!
I am happy I have children, because without them I am afraid there would not be much joy in Halloween but I am one of the lucky ones who can relive my childhood memories while I help my children make their own.
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
We finally found time to carve our pumpkin on the night before Halloween! The boys had fun playing in the "guts" then got board and went to play while Abbie and I carved him up. Abbie said he should have a name so Max it is! Our pumpkin seeds are soaking in a salt water bath waiting to be roasted tomorrow! Yum!
Thursday, October 18, 2007
On a side note - those of you considering trying out for the Feeling Scrappy Design team - the time is now! The deadline is October 22nd so check out www.feelingscrappy.com for all the deatils and get those applications in!
Monday, October 15, 2007
Friday, October 5, 2007
For three summers now Jacob has wanted to grow a small sun flower and for various reasons it has not happened. The dog ate the seeds out of the pot, the wind knocked the pot over, he didn't water it etc... but this year he was determined! He worked hard to protect and take care of his plant and he was rewarded with one perfect bloom. He was so happy and so was I!
Monday, October 1, 2007
Saturday, September 29, 2007
After reading a post about someone having trouble with title pages - I thought it would be fun to share a few of mine. I have lots more and will try to share a few more in my next post. I hope these are helpful to someone :)
On another not - don't you just love fall? We have been having the most beautiful fall weather the last couple of days! Bright blue skies warm breezy days in the high 70's with a crisp under tone. Ohhhh so refreshing! Then those glorious fall evening with just a hint of chill in the air making that bed oh so cozy! Those of you in areas that have falls - hope you get out in enjoy they weather while you can!
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Friday, September 21, 2007
3 whole boneless skinless chicken breasts - cut into bite sized pieces
2 T. oil
1 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic minced
1 T. fresh grated ginger
1 tsp ground cumin
3/4 tsp turmeric
1 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (more if you like it hot)
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes (I use diced in the can)
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup yogurt
1/4 cup sour cream
Heat oil in skillet. Brown chicken then add onion and garlic and saute 3 or so minutes. Add all spices, tomatoes and chicken broth and let simmer until done. Remove bay leaf then stir in yogurt and sour cream. Serve over rice (we like jasmine)
As with any recipe adjust the spices to your families tastes. Enjoy!!
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Go to http://www.feelingscrappy.com/ to find out complete details of how to apply!
Sunday, September 9, 2007
Thursday, September 6, 2007
Thursday, August 30, 2007
Thursday, August 23, 2007
Speaking of "feeling scrappy" I am so excited to be going to an all day crop tomorrow!! Hopefully I will have some new layouts to share with you over the weekend.