Posts Tagged ‘weekend fun’

In Transition

Monday, February 28th, 2011

With all of the craziness of the last two months, it goes without saying things are completely wacky around here!  We’re lost in transition somewhere between the start of spring and the chore of cleaning up Christmas. 

dying hydrangeas

 

I solicited the little ones to help me over the weekend.  Their idea of cleaning up is helping open the “presents”.  I tried to warn them, truly I did. 

 

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Happenings and Thoughts

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Hello hello, happy Monday!  Hope you had a great weekend!  There’s a lot going on this week around here.  Wish I had a ‘finished’ project to reveal today, but nope, just a whole lotta ‘works in progress’.   I have a fun craft to show you tomorrow, but today is a holiday, a slow Monday, a day to sit around in my pajamas with my kiddos.  Here’s just a few tidbits, musings, and thoughts from the past weeks.

First, I must share, I’m really enjoying this book with my morning coffee.  Don’t you love the cover?  And the teaser?  “An encyclopedia of forgotten yet delightful chic, useful, curious and otherwise commendable things from times gone by.” 

It’s filled with all those nostalgic things we treasure from the good ol’ days and hunt for at flea markets, plus the novelties we spy in old movies and hear about from our grandparents. 

lets bring back

 

Why yes think we should bring back braids, car tail fins, double features, kitten heels, pocket watches, and wicker baskets on bicycles ! 

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Next, the sad and happy news.  A tragedy occurred in our household a few weeks ago.  My Nikon D60 clicked its last.  I was snapping away.  Click!  Click!  Click!  Then all of a sudden I heard this. 

Cah-click.  Cah-click.  Cah…… 

Then nothing. 

nikon-d60_thumb1

 

 

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Winners & Weekend Wishes

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Oh, happy day, we are off on a mini vacay this weekend. . .  gotta clean the house, pack some gear, and hope I don’t forget anything.  So excited for a three day getaway!

Can you guess where we’re going ?

valley waterfall

 

I’ve got a very exciting giveaway planned for next week . . a certain digital craft cutting tool that I used to create these fun projects, sneaky peek! 

silhouette craft projects

 

Before I leave, the lucky winners of the Cute As Pie Office Supplies giveaway are. . .

#83 Style Struggler who wrote:

“Ahh, I’m irredeemably hooked on office supplies, and the cuter the better. I’m a list maker so would definitely be in the market for a Weekly Organizer. But their Jumbo To-Do clips caught me eye too.”

#387 Emily at Mock Off who wrote:

“This giveaway came at the perfect time! I just started a brand new job and just today I was thinking my poor cubical needs some spunk. I would stock up on pretty magazine holders and CERTAINLY the botanical file tote. Great giveaway – THANKS!”

 

For a fun read, check out this interview with me over at Blog Guidebook. 

Wishing you a lovely weekend, see y’all next week. 

 

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