Friday, February 25, 2011


drinking: iced tea lemonade (my second Starbucks of the day)
eating: chocolate pudding
thinking: about my trip in 36 days
listening: whatever is on the radio at work right now
wishing: I had brought something different to work on today
feeling: sleepy and a little cranky
needing: a nap

ready for home and the weekend!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The Weekend in Photos

I spent the past weekend at Disneyland with my parents. Even though it was rainy most of Saturday and colder than I would have liked it was a fun weekend!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day!

I am celebrating with some chocolate covered strawberries I just bought and cold meds! Hope you all have a lovely day.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Bits and Pieces

Using up the little bits and pieces from my January Studio Calico kit got me this layout. I had fun embellishing this one with my new butterfly punch too. This is outside of Dubrovnik, Croatia from our cruise that we took a few summers ago.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

who knew?

Last week I was missing my friends in California a lot and did a few layouts about them. I came up with this one about my friend Jen. She was my boss, who became my friend who then became the big sister I always wanted.

This layout has a ton of journaling which is odd for me, but once I started writing I couldn't stop!

Journaling reads: Who knew that I would end up working for Jen. Who knew that my boss would end up being my best friend. Who knew that Jen would end up being more like a big sister than a friend. That her family would become my second family. That Jen would always be there for me no matter how far away we lived from each other. That she would be my cheerleader, that she would always believe in me even when I didn't believe in myself. That we would get each other through the though times and the good times together. Who knew that my friend would mean so much to me. I am so glad that God put Jen in my life.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Weekend Recap

1. Friday night I got the urge to make a pair of mittens. I think all of the snow is getting to me! So I started this and finished up the first mitten and started the second, which I hope to finish tonight.

2. I saw the movie 127 Hours. All I can say is that James Franco has been robbed this awards season, he was amazing. A truly great movie.

3. We got a new t.v. A flat screen that is huge. It was fun watching the super bowl yesterday on the giant t.v. even though football isn't really my thing.

4. It snowed again! Only an inch or so on Sunday but we don't really need anymore. Is it Spring yet?

5. I finished reading the book Sloppy Firsts that my friend Shannon recommended and just started the second in the series. Its a YA book, but sometimes those are better and more fun to read. The characters are great and I can't wait to read what happens next.

So that was my weekend, not bad for staying in for the most part. Hope you had a great weekend too.

Thursday, February 3, 2011


With the snow day yesterday, I got quite a lot done. I made a few pages and some cards that I will share soon. I had this picture of my friend Shannon and I at another friend's wedding printed out and I pulled out my January Studio Calico kit and went to town. This layout was inspired by a graphic from The Colbert Report of all places!
I am loving the pink and yellow right now, it is nice to work with after looking out the window and seeing only white!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Snow Day

We survived the blizzard last night! It's hard to tell how much we got because of all the wind, some spots are taller than others. We took a quick walk around the block just to see how deep it was.
They have been cleaning up this one spot around the park all day, this doesn't bode well for the rest of the town.
I hope that it is warm and sunny where you are!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011


Even though my room is a mess as you saw yesterday, I have gotten a lot done. For example, this page for a couple of challenges that Studio Calico is having right now.  I have had this picture printed out for a few years, so long that the person who is holding the baby now has one of her own! That is where I got my journaling from, I imagine that this is how she is with her own little one right now.
This is another one for a challenge, I had a lot of fun playing with mist and my new butterfly punch. I was inspired by Lisa's style for this layout, I love how she uses mist and little bits of paper.
There are a few more challenges this week that I want to do so I will be back with more soon.