Monday, June 30, 2008

more mouths to feed


Our family has grown, again


I am still in total shock!
along with 5 other AMAZING scrappers, I was asked to be a
Tres Chic Girl at Scrapperie.......
I am so excited, and can't wait to get started!

the gauntlet

Being part of the Gauntlet was amazing!
I never thought that I would make it to the last round, one of the final 7!
I was a runner up, every ones entries were amazing!
I feel so honored to have played alongside such great scrappers

a super scrappy night

I stayed up way too late last night, but I got ALL of the challenge finished....
super tire, horrible headache, ugh

Sunday, June 29, 2008

last nights

an altered canvas
{challenge: mint choco chip colors}

a shaped LO challenge

{CJ and Jackson}

a challenge to alter something you already have
I made this tin for my hubby's office
the altered coaster below goes inside of it

Saturday, June 28, 2008

One more for today

this one was a progressive scraplift tag......
I finished a few others today, but the thunder storm is making it to dark to take pics, maybe tomorrow....

more crop LOs

then next set......
I love this page!
the challenge was to freehand paint {yellow circles} and to do a water page without blue
this challenge was called "Neapolitan"
Monochromatic, ugh I suck at these!
challenge called "seeing yellow circles" {hehe}

Friday, June 27, 2008

bloggy music

I just updated my music player with some "summery" music....... you should hang out and listen >:o)

this weekends crop, round 1

its a great weekend for online crops!!!!!!!!
this page is a two scoops {BG} challenge and a sketch by Ally at so sketchy
if you haven't been to so sketchy..... go now! Ally's sketches rock!
okay, this one..... was inspired by a Reese's peanut butter cup... what an awesome challenge {Mmmm}
This is a recycle~distressing challenge
the netting is from a bag of oranges
okay, no patterned paper allowed.......... so lots of stamps!
the boarder is stamped and colored, the flowers are also stamps that were colored and cut out

had to do a page about me and make some polka dot paper
the black rings are paint {traced the inside of my glue dots}
the pink dots are my finger prints in ink
the green dots are my favorite lime stickles
Will have more to post later!
oh, and I got my entry done for the last round or the gauntlet, I can't wait for the finally judging to be done!

Thursday, June 26, 2008

go and get some blog candy!

I spy some blog candy here! Check out their new releases too! How adorable are those images!


UURrrrrrrggghhhhhh, I just discovered that my yahoo is eating my emails! ggrrrr, how annoying! It is deleting emails after I read them, who gave it permission? certainly not me! I have had this email for over 5 years, the last thing I want to do is change it, so it better start behaving soon or...... gmail here I come

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

I was tagged

I was TAGGED by Jennifer:
The rules of the game: Each player answers the questions themselves. At the end of the post the player then tags 4 people and posts their names, then goes to their blogs and leaves them a comment letting them know that they've been tagged and asking them to read your blog. Let the person who tagged you know when you've posted your answers.
Ten years ago:
had just gotten married, and was pregnant with my first child!
Five things on today's "to do list"
1. get online!!!!!!!
2. read
3. watch some TV (we don't normally get cable)
4. eat lunch with hubby
5.uummm, kick the kids outside, and get some quiet time!
Things I would do if I was a millionaire:
find land and a building for our church. Buy a new car/suv. if there is enough left, buy land and a house
Places I have lived:Antioch CA, Sacramento CA, Warner Robbins GA, Seattle WA, Cave Junction OR.


Sunday, June 22, 2008

The final Round!

I made it to the final round of the gauntlet!!!!!!
I am completely floored, all the entries were amazing. It had to be a hard choice for Sandi and the dt girls,
Thank you so much!

Saturday, June 21, 2008


ugh, that evil Migraine is plaguing me today.......
I did these yesterday, but a thunderstorm blocked out my ability to get good pics until today.
Benny and Anna.....
this is a So Sketchy sketch
this one is a So Sketchy card sketch that I used for a LO

Friday, June 20, 2008

check it out

five things

today's blog prompt at scrapperie: Name five things laying around your computer.

  1. voice recorder
  2. Cd's
  3. camera
  4. pens
  5. papers (not neatly)


blech! it is yucky and hot here today! I am trying to get some challenges done for cutthecrop before we leave to house sit, but this heat is sapping the mojo right out of me.................

Thursday, June 19, 2008

some mojo

ugh, I had just the worst migraine yesterday, I couldn't get anywhere near the computer!
I got a few pages done.
This first one is in Honor of my Friend Joanna....look pastel!!!!!

This one is a challenge, pattern paper only, no card stock
This one was just for fun
I also finished my next entry for the gauntlet, wish me luck.... I really want to make it to the next and finally round! I will post the page on Sunday

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Cut the Crop "Summer Crop Weekend

come Join me in the fun.......

WHEN: Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 22, 2008NOTE Summer Crop Weekend

Cut the Crop is hosting our next crop event. Theme will be "Summer" Crop. Cut the Crop’s Design Team has done an amazing job putting this together. They have been busy preparing kits, classes and games for this wonderful crop event, it will be loaded with inspiration, games, prizes and an early bird special on June 19th!!!!

One of our contests is to upload your UGLIES PAGE CONTEST, just go to our gallery and upload your ugliest scrapbook page-if you dare- go to our gallery album called “ugliest page contest” during our crop event the MB members will vote for the ugliest page and the winner will receive a prize package worth $30.00. Don’t be scared; join us for this fun event. Challenge Due June 19th-voting during the crop starts June 20th and ends June 22nd.

Our Early Bird Specials will start on June 19th Specials will be posted on the message board under our June crop forum. Specials will be anywhere from 20% off to 50% off of specific items or manufacturers. Everyone loves BIG savings so stop by Cut the Crop on June 19th. BIG savings all day long, every few hours they will change and yes you can combine orders to save on shipping.

Stop by NOW and purchase one of our Crop event kits and get $5.00 off one order during our crop event, even if you got it on sale. Click on link to view our crop event SPECIAL KITS, made just for this event.

If you are not a member of the MB and would like to join in the fun, please leave me a comment letting me know before you register with the MB, so I can let the owner know so you will get approved in time for the crop...... come on you all know that you want to see what I entered for the ugliest LO contest >:o)

Monday, June 16, 2008

OMGoodness! I can't believe it! I made it to the next round of the gauntlet!!!!!!!
It went down to 15 from 24 players. congrats to everyone who made it, all the entries were amazing I don't know how they were able to choose!
The next round it to scraplift one of the current DT members, I love doing lifts!!!!
Okay, here's my book

Sunday, June 15, 2008

scrappy stuff

I was in Grants Pass on Friday, and got to go to one of the LSSs there *swoon* I was in heaven! They had buckets of stuff that I wanted. Also, one of the ladies that works there I know from a high school job (how weird is that, 14 yrs and several states later ???)

anywho...... I got a bunch of yummy papers: BG two scoops, deja view die cut papers, making memories diecut papers, fancy pants about a boy, a scenic route loveland kit, glitter thickers, noteworthy chipboard letters, fruitpunch stickles, and some yummy Karen Russel papers................ speaking of Karen Russel, she is doing a class next month at the LSS! I can't wait to go!

now to create somthing awesome with all these goodies

Saturday, June 14, 2008

grow grow grow

yippie! my garden is coming to life

lemon mint
ice box lettuce
Napa cabbage
bell peppers starting to blossom
some of the smaller zucchini /squash plants
rows of peas and beans
butter lettuce
cherry tomatoes, the big ones are growing too
the fruit trees are also in full swing
one of the apple trees

one of the cherry trees

I am so excited to finally start seeing results !!!!!


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