Wednesday, March 15, 2006

144 Class kits to make - oh my!

I'm almost finished! I'm teaching at Scrapfest at the end of the month and I have to prepare 144 class kits. That means cutting every single piece of paper. I haven't scrapped all week and I'm having withdrawals. I'm trying to convince hubby that assembly line cutting of paper does NOT count as scrapbooking.

If any of you are going to be in South Louisiana in 2 weeks - check out the scrapbook convention. It will be fun!

Sunday, March 12, 2006

X-Treme Boys

Boys will be boyz and extreme boyz at that. The skate park in our town is temporarily closed and they don't have a place to skateboard. One of the boys' grandpa encouraged them to build a ramp for them to skate (luckily he allowed them to do it in his yard). I tried out my new camera with it's continuous shooting feature - loved the pics. I was glad to get Daniel in action and now I'll have some fresh new things to put in his scrapbook.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Crossed Paths has a new contest!

Crossed Paths announces their first on-line competition! MIX-IT UP simply requires you to use at least two of their lines, on one project; but feel free to use more. Entries can include a single or double page, altered item or card. The competition runs from the 1st until the 31st of March and the winner will be announced on the 5th April.

Need some inspiration? Check out how our Designers interpreted this Challenge. We are looking forward to seeing what you do with our various paper, sticker and embellishment lines!

Up for grabs is a complete pack of the new Crossed Paths EASTER line (two of each of the following: paper, tags, ribbons, resins, crosses & stickers.

You can get all the details and see samples of this challenge at

Crossed Paths

Saturday, March 04, 2006

Can it just stay "March" for a few months?

I'm really loving this month. Beautiful weather. Arielle was playing outside again and I snapped this picture of her with my new camera. Loving it!

Thursday, March 02, 2006

It feels like SPRING already!

Don't hate me. It has been the absolute most BEAUTIFUL spring-like weather here this week. I say "don't hate me" because in 4 months we will be melting. We never get snow, and when we do get ice - people her don't know how to drive in it and wreck their cars and injure people. But - today the weather was beautiful!! Around 6pm this evening, I realized I needed to take some photos (duh - how can I forget about my new camera??). So, even tho the sun was going down - I snapped these. Jasmine was having fun digging and trying to catch dirt clods that Jeff was throwing at her. She was moving so fast that I only got one good photo of her. Arielle was in the sandbox - a sandbox with PINK sand, mind you.

New Words

Okay - I had to share these. I got these off of Tia Bennett's blog. Too cute!

(makes me think of Arielle calling caterpillars pattakillers.)

The Mensa Invitational once again asked members to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are the year 2005's winners:

1. Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.

2. Reintarnation: Coming back to life as a hillbilly

3. Bozone (n.): The substance surrounding stupid people that stops bright ideas from penetrating. The bozone layer, unfortunately, shows little sign
of breaking down in the near future.

4. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period.

5. Giraffiti: Vandalism spray-painted very, very high. (This was my favorite.) :)

6. Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.

7. Inoculatte: To take coffee intravenously when you are running late.

8. Hipatitis: Terminal coolness.

9. Karmageddon: It's like, when everybody is sending off all these really bad vibes, right? And then, like, the Earth explodes and it's like, a
serious bummer.

10. Decafalon (n.): The grueling event of getting through the day consuming only things that are good for you.

11. Glibido: All talk and no action.

12. Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly. (Also known as the O'Reilly effect)

13. Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed just after you've accidentally walked through a spider web.

14. Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out.

15. Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you're eating.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

I love Cards!

Admit it - we all love getting cards in the mail! I've been trying to get some cards made to send to all my convention sponsors. I uploaded a few old and recently published cards in my 2 Peas gallery today. I'm trying to get a few done with Scenic Route's new papers! They sent me a sampling of their 2 new lines and I can't wait to play with it. I got one done so far and it's in my gallery.

I challenge you this week to send a friend a CARD this week! Just to let them know you are thinking of them. We all like getting cards, right?

Hope the rest of your week is great!