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fourteen things.

Friday, December 20th, 2013

This time of year always gets me thinking about the future… December is already such a chipper time of year, with all the decorations and pretty lights. But I’ve found that for me, I walk around feeling like there’s magic in the air because a bright and shiny new year is just around the corner. […]

project life : week eleven.

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Will you travel back in time with me to 2012? It’s time for a look at Week 11 in my Project Life album. This week was one of those sparse weeks that required a lot of filler cards. As you’ll see below, I actually had a ton of photos… but I needed to do a […]

project life : week nine & ten.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Welcome to March of 2012! We’re moving right along now, aren’t we? LOL! Week 9: On this week’s page I made a title card for the month once again. I really like the way this looks in the book! And here is one of the ONLY places in the whole album that I actually used […]

project life : week seven & eight.

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Here are some snapshots of Week 7 and 8 from my 2012 book. Week 7: This week included Valentine’s Day, where my daughter made us breakfast in bed: Here’s a close up of one of the cards for this week. My son had grabbed a piece of notepaper and had drawn this scene from Lego […]


Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

After months of resisting, I finally figured out what I would do if I had a Smash Book. So, I gave in to temptation and bought one! I have my painty-painty art journal that I’ve been keeping. The goal of that book is for me to have a place where I can try out new […]

getting quiet, being brave.

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

I have a new love—the Brave Girls’ Club. It’s such an encouraging, uplifting thing… a mix of art and truth and kindness. I fell in love instantly. Well, as I was digging through the archives of the Brave Girls’ blog, I found a post on taking a break from Facebook. And I almost didn’t want […]