Sunday, October 30, 2011

Summer Fun!

Our friends have this great blow up water slide and while it is a pain to get out and set up, it provides hours of fun!  Our kids have been around each other since they were 2 months old, and they have twins too!  They play great together and us Moms get time to talk and relax a little!

I am using up leftovers and that is why there is only one background and texture paper and the rest is cardstock!  I love knowing that there is not anything left from that paper pack!  What paper pack is well, I can't remember!  It might be Laid Back!    It is so fun using things up and not hanging on to my stash!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Sofa Siblings

I love it when I catch my kids being nice and hanging out together!  I don's usually do a 2 page layout for 3 pictures but this worked better that way and I love it!  I used Lucky paper and the leftovers of  a Lucky level 2 assortment!

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Thursday, October 20, 2011

More McKenna Children's Museum

More pages from the McKenna Children's Museum!  
Our kids enjoyed the outside as much as the inside!

Using red paper as the background really changed the look of the paper pack!

This pattern is one of my favorite! The circle paper is so elegant and fun!  The background paper on this is white so it looks a little odd, sorry!

I guess creativity runs in the family!
We had a whole stack of artwork to take home!

The page below was really fun to make because the Stickease really worked so well with the pictures!  I also was able to to use the arrow to point out what my son was doing and even journal on it!

My son, Joshua, waited a long time to get to wear the space helmet!  He was very cute!

I was also able to use Tinkerin', which was once of my favorite paper packs, which is now retired!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

McKenna Children's Museum

We had some friends from Chicago visit in June and we went to the McKenna Children's Museum in New Braunfels.  They loved it and didn't want to leave!
One of their favorite things was this game that had lights on the floor that you had to avoid or step on depending on the game. I think they would have stayed in that spot all day if we had let them!

I am frequently doing pages in Studio J when I know that I will need multiple copies of the same pages/pictures.  I ended up making an album out of these pages and my friend also will get a copy!  How cool that I can make one album for me and just print one copy for my friend!  I will also include some of the pages in my kids albums so I will print at least one more copy for me!  

I love the time saver that Studio J is for me!  I didn't have to print 4 sets of pictures, buy paper for 4 sets of layouts and find the time to do 4 sets of layouts!

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Where have I been?

I hurt my back so I thought and was in a lot of pain.  I was doing what I had to do and nothing more.  Went to the doctor and was sent to the Physical Therapist.  I love PT's.  It seems that I actually had rotated one side of my pelvis and that was what was causing the pain!  It was amazing how quickly I felt better after the pelvis was back where it belonged!  Who knew!  I am still in some pain and have PT 3 times a week for about 1 1/2 hours, so I have neglected my blog!

I am very thankful that God blessed me with a fabulous husband who has helped a lot and kept the family going without complaining, even when I was not so fun to be around.

I will try to get pictures of the things I have done recently and get them up here!

In the meantime, Jeanette Lynton has been doing a shape a day this month from the Cricut Art Philosphy cartridge!  Check it out here!

Monday, October 10, 2011

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Oh My, Blueberry Pie!

Micah is by far our messiest eater, so when we gave him blueberry pie, well, we took off his shirt! I knew it would be bad but it was just hilarious!  He was covered in blueberries and he loved the pie so much that he even ate his siblings' leftovers!  Good thing we were planning on a bath, he sure needed one!

From a scrapbooking perspective, I had a hard time figuring out what paper to use.  Blueberries aren't really blue but that is what I kept thinking.  SO when I saw the sweet home paper that combined the blue I was looking for with Vineyard Berry which was what color the berries actually were, I had to use it!  I really love the way it turned out!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Many Face of Joshua!

Joshua loves to pose for you especially if you have a camera!  I took these pictures not really intending to do anything but throw them away!   He was so cute and I saw a sketch that used 2x2 pictures!   So, I printed all of them in wallet size and had a blast putting this page together!  

I am still debating if I need to add a title on the squares or some journaling.

What do you think?  Leave it or add to it!?