Facing the changes

My gosh! Where does the time go? Thanksgiving is here and it seems like just yesterday I was out West on vacation with the old guy. Thanksgiving dinner this year is at Rachel and Kevin’s. The newlyweds are hosting a family dinner for the lot of us. It’s been a crazy busy Fall since we…

Heading West – the beginning

It started out all flat and good. We gathered maps and sight-seeing books, packed the car and hit the road about 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, headed toward Chicago to pick up 94 then 90. The cityscape there is beautiful but traffic leaves a lot to be desired. Seemed like it took us forever to…

This mini makes me happy

I’m often asked which Xyron machine is my favorite and for this assignment that’s exactly what the Xyron people wanted to know. Such a difficult question to answer – especially for me. I own, love and use them all and have for all my crafting years. My Xyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker was purchased on my…

2-in-1 gift boxes

So…would I do it again? Yes, probably would. Ever had a project in mind that should be pretty easy to achieve only to find out it’s a whole lot more complicated than you thought? That’s where I am with these adorable little Gift Boxes/Ornaments. They are more work than anticipated but the end result is…

Just a note…

Thanks for stopping by on this wonderful Thanksgiving day! This is my last post as guest designer for Dreamweaver Stencils this month. I enjoyed my stint this month and had so much fun playing with Dreamweaver Stencils. The Dream Team challenge you to be especially “Thankful and Thoughtful” during this month. Link your creations with…