Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Sigh Is Just a Sigh

Being the only female in a house full of men has its advantages and disadvantages.  They outnumber me and we’re always going in four different directions, so keeping the house looking the way I want it is next to impossible.  … Continue reading

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Easter Beagles and Hearts for Mom

I ran around with Mike this afternoon, so I didn’t get to stamp – which, of course, was my plan for the afternoon hours.  But I couldn’t resist a day with the man.  You’re in for a treat, though, because … Continue reading

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Pencils on Black

The other night, Rachel stopped by with her new dog, Toby.  Toby is a pit bull, so I know he may scare some people.  Our Hoss is a Rottweiler and weighs around 180 pounds, so he can also be scary.  … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light!

My dearest husband is, among other things, a licensed electrician.  We own an electrical contracting company.  And, if I do say so myself,  he’s the best around.  My older son, who works with him, is right behind him in skills.  … Continue reading

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Triple Treat Flower

Ever since I got this card from my friend Linda Wicks, I’ve been wanting to do something similar with the Triple Treat Flower stamp.  I love the layering that she did.  So – I was playing around with my stamp … Continue reading

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Another Swap Card!

I was getting that last 10 minutes of sleep this morning – you know, the 9 minutes after you hit the snooze for the “last time.”  It was so warm and nice in bed, the house was quiet, and it … Continue reading

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Tea and Books

Ah – two of my favorite things.  And right now I could use a good book and a cup of tea!  It’s been a very rewarding day, but it’s been jam packed!  Our Winchester Stamp Club met this morning; what … Continue reading

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Apothecary Gratitude

This isn’t the bookmark I promised, but everything is packed for tomorrow’s workshop and the bookmark is on the bottom of the bag.  So here’s another card we’ll be making this week. Stamps:  Apothecary Art; Ink:  Jet Black StazOn; Watercolor … Continue reading

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A Butterfly Hello

I love the little treat container I made yesterday, but I realized that a lot of my stampers aren’t as thrilled about treat containers as I am.  Since so many people are watching their sugar and fat intake and a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Jon!

Twenty-two years ago today one of the best things ever changed my life irrevocably.  My Jonathan was born.  Even at birth, he was 7 pounds, 15 ounces of passion, energy, and curiosity.  I remember the look on his face; it … Continue reading

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