Using Stitches Digitally

Using Stitches Digitally

Do you like using stitches on your digital scrapbook pages? Stitches add an additional layer of interest to pages, and they can be used for so many things. Use them as embellishments on tags or journal cards. Use them to tack down photos or other ephemera. Use them as...
Kids, Dinner, and 3 Pet Peeves

Kids, Dinner, and 3 Pet Peeves

I love my kids. I’m sure you love your kids too. But I’m betting that some of you can relate to at least 1 of the 3 pet peeves I had as a young mom raising 2 little ones. Pet Peeve #1: Child: What are we having for dinner?Me: Chicken and rice (or whatever...
Rootin’ Tootin’ Me

Rootin’ Tootin’ Me

Last week my husband, Rick, and I visited our close friends (from our college days), Doug and Deanna, who now live in Texas. I’ve been to Texas before, but mostly just to drive through on my way to another state. This was the first time that I was in the state...
Create Your Own Greeting Card

Create Your Own Greeting Card

Just imagine the delight your family and friends will experience when they open a greeting card that was created especially for them… by you! Whether you send your greeting card digitally or print it and send it via the postal service, I’ve got a new...
Ready To Explore?

Ready To Explore?

Exploring can be as close as your own backyard. I recently was able to do some traveling, after being home for quite a while (think Covid). Being able to go places and see new things just increased my desire to explore even more. This served as my inspiration for...
Funny Phrases

Funny Phrases

Something went wrong and the first words out of my mouth were “Oh, Crumb!” My 19-year-old grandson, Tyler, was present and heard me. He started laughing, raised his eyebrows, and gave me a look that said, “Really? Where did THAT come from?” Oh,...
What a Mouse Made Me Do

What a Mouse Made Me Do

I love to give new life, and perhaps even a different purpose, to vintage items. The thing is, though, that it’s way too easy for me to go to flea markets and find “trash” that I want to turn into “treasures.” Things that call out to me....
Clothes for Porg

Clothes for Porg

Porgs are flat-muzzled birds, covered in brown feathers, with the exception of the orange around their eyes and the white on their belly. They flock around rocks and roost in the cliffs of Luke Skywalker’s secluded island. They are also known for being...