Monday, February 28, 2011


Just a quick not to say that I have my eye appointment today.  That means, hopefully, I will have working eyes again by the end of the week and I can be a regular participant in my own blog and in my craft "room" again.
I have so many thank you cards I need to make for some wonderful people in California and beyond.  I also still have nephew birthday cards I need to make that are already several weeks late.  Another niece who is having a birthday in March I would like to get done on time for a change.  So much to do and so little time to do it all.
On another note, I received my "Blogging for Books" book last week so hopefully was I have eyes again I can start reading.  As soon as I am done I will be posting a review here.  I haven't heard of this book before or the author so I am excited to try something new.
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Thursday, February 24, 2011


I wanted to share this with you yesterday but I didn't want to post it without editing it to hide the children's faces.
This is another something I made for my son's teacher in California for Christmas.  She is a great teacher and it was so sad to leave her in California while we headed to South Dakota.

We are starting to get better about going to school.  My son is having a hard time because for Kindergarten and 1st grade (the first half anyway) he had the same teacher.  This wonderful teacher that has helped him grow and learn so well.  Now he is thrown into this new school, new kids, and new teacher.  Poor kid.
I am not sure about the PP but most everything else is PTI products. 
I am late in getting cards made for 2 nephews and a niece.  Hopefully I will have all 3 done soon.  Not much I can do anyway (it is snowing and it is supposed to continue through Friday).  I have new products and toys to play with as well so it should be fun to start playing again.  I just hope I am not too rusty.  I might have to start off by CASEing a few others.  I already found one card I want to CASE for my nieces card.  I can't wait to get started.
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

A project and an excuse

I made this journal for my son's teacher in California for Christmas.  See how bad I have been about blogging and creating?  The holidays and the move have really messed me up.  I hope to get crafting again really soon.
Tuesday I received a new set of Wplus9 stamps and can't wait to use them.  Where we are now we also have a Hobby Lobby.  I didn't know what I had (while living in Oklahoma) until we didn't have it anymore.  Now that we are back in a state that has Hobby Lobby, it is my new favorite store.  I have already been there once and plan to go back many more times.  I did do well and only bought this stuff called ribbon glue.  I hope to try it out soon and I will let you know what I think of it.
Just a heads up here.  Monday (for the holiday) we went on a road trip to a place called Wall, SD.  It is the home of Wall Drug Store and so many stores and souveniers.  While there I somehow misplaced lost my only pair of glasses.  Yep, I guess when it comes to glasses I revert back to being a child.  Luckily I was able to get an eye appointment this coming Monday (I am way overdue for an appt. anyway).  But that means that until I get my new pair of glasses I will not be doing much of anything.  I can still see but everything makes my eyes strain and therefore gives me a headache.
Hopefully by the middle/end of next week I will be in full swing again.  Man, after all these mini trials we have had since moving here it is going to make things so marvelous when we make it through.  I can't wait for that day  :)
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

This tag I made for my son's class.  He had a book exchange at school.  Me being me, I couldn't just send him to school with just any old book and simple tag.  I whipped this up in no time.
The stamp is Whimsy and the PP was in my stash.
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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Kinda back

Hello everyone!!!  This is going to be a quick post.
We have made it to our new house.  We now live in South Dakota.  It has been quite the change but one that we are excited for and can't wait to get completely settled in.
I do have cards I made before we left and haven't posted so I am going to just share the pictures with you and if you have questions please let me know.
I almost have all my crafts put together again and many cards I need to make so as soon as I do I will post them here.
Also, a heads up to those of you who are book lovers.  I have heard from another blogger friend.  There is a program called Blogging for Books.  If you have a blog and like to read books you can sign up, get free books.  All you have to do is post a review of the books on your blog, their webpage and one other site (ie: amazon, walmart, etc.)  I should be receiving my first book in a week or so.  As soon as it is read you can find my review here.
So, here is one of my cards I haven't posted yet.