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Persistence…

One of the newest retailers to add Yellowfence scrapbooking shirts to their store is Scrapbooking Moments in Time. This store is re-opening after being completely devastated by flood. Below are some pictures from their blog. The owners have FAR more persistence than me, because I don’t think I could ever rebuild after such a devastating […]

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IKEA Hack: Cool Photo Backdrop

So while at the grocery store (don’t ask) I had a great idea for how I could put a permanent system in place to hang photo backdrops from. So I began with the DEKA curtain wire kit from IKEA. I mounted the end units to the top of our entertainment center and strung the wire […]

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Depth of Field…

This post is for a photography challenge from the gals over on my Baby Center Board. The challenge was to set your camera to aperture priority and manipulate the f-stop to achieve a blurry background. It sounded SO complicated, but once I figured out how to change the settings it was easy to manipulate the […]

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Long Weekend = Work + Play…

Whew… those long weekends always throw me for a loop. Spent some time relaxing & Cole took his first swim in the BIG pool! Unfortunately it was very, very cold so he only got to spend a few minutes in there. Here he is swimming with his Nana (and yes, she is cut out of […]

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Cool Contest…

I just read about the snaptotes “bag full of memories contest“. Very cool. You just submit your favorite page in the category of Family, Pet or Travel and you could win your page on a bag ($100 value). I entered my Opportunity page. Since I didn’t win Martha’s contest I figured what they heck… and […]

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Sunday at the Zoo…

We spent the morning cruising around the zoo. The weather was awesome and there was nobody there. We got an annual pass for Christmas and I just activated it on Friday. We went Friday with some friends and Sunday as a family. I guess you could say we’re getting our money’s worth out of it!

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Cubes…

So finally I get to share one of the things that I made all the mothers in our lives for Mother’s Day! Cubes!!! I love them. They are 4″ square – acrylic frames. I loved the wood block craze that everyone got into a while back, but I could never bring myself to do anything […]

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Mother’s Day Page…

This is a page from Cole’s album that I completed at our girls weekend this past year. I was DETERMINED to use some pink on a page. It’s probably the only time I’ll ever get to do that. I’m using Scrapworks Bay Box Albums (now called Anthologie) for him. I love the way I can […]

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Look What I Made…

How cute am I??? So while I was spending my big credit at my Local Scrapbook Store I saw THIS kit. And it was 60% off. So of course I bought it. I just finished the bracelet last night and look how cute it turned out. I think if you click on the image you […]

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