Friday, February 27, 2009
But I have been trying to tackle one project that has been weighing heavily on me. My existing albums. Because we live in a wild-fire prone area, those have always been my biggest concern. The rule has always been that the house and everything in it can burn EXCEPT my albums. Now, we do take preventative measures, and have fire defense stuff that hopefully we'll never need to use, but just in case......The only problem is that my 30+ albums have now gotten to the point that we can't get them out in an emergency, so I needed plan b. I've been photographing each LO and will send copies of the cds to a family member, praying the day will never come that I'll need them.
But I thought it would be fun to share some of my first pages. Fortunately, it never seemed right to me to cut all my photos into funny shapes, and I've only done that on a few pages. For the most part, most of my pages are still similar to what I would do now, simple, clean lines.
Hope you enjoy this look at yesteryear. (These are all about 4 years old).
Saturday, February 21, 2009
On to some more fun stuff!
I'm getting caught up! Last night I scrapped 47 pictures! Yea, I'm feeling good. Here's a look at the last week or so worth of work.
Friday, February 20, 2009
Here's a few pictures from our trip. This one is on the caboose of the steam train in Sedro-Woolley (the town I grew up in). It's one of those you drive by every day but never pay attention to until you have guests in town kinda thing. And since both my kids have an infatuation for trains, we had to check it out. (my sister in law, Juliana, is on the right).
Now, this is another one of those things you take forgranted when you grow up somewhere. For as long as I can remember, this giant slice of a tree has always been in the park near the train. I really wanted a picture of Cody with it because trees like this just don't exist anymore. It's over 10 feet in diameter, and has date markers in it dating how old it is. It was cut in 1940 I believe (somewhere in there), but the date markers go back to the first cruisades in 1000 AD. Unbelieveable. And since this was a logging town, all over you see pictures of the old time loggers pulling out logs this big or bigger. And pictures with 10 people circling the diameter of the tree trunk. Amazing.
Aly and my nephews Zac & Tyler
Aly was talking about how she was 2 years old and how much she liked hot chocolate. Not sure how they correlate, but to her, they did!
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Now, I'm just a little behind here, I've been meaning to share this little video for a few weeks. Just the kids sledding, Cody wouldn't let me get a more close up shot, he was determined that I should BE sledding rather than taking a video.
blog ya later~!
(I have some paper LOs to share this week soon - maybe tomorrow will be peaceful enough!)
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
I have lots of fun pictures of our trip I'll post later. But I can't right now because I GOT A JOB! Woo Hooo (I think). Not sure I'm ready to go back to the "real world", but it's only 2 days a week, so I can handle it. I think....... I have to go for orientation today, but if I have time when I get off, I'll get my stuff posted.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Being a mom who tries to teach responsibility (and because unfortunately I've had to buy a library book because I wasn't responsible), I decided to take the kids to the fabric store and let them each pick some fabric to make library bags with.
I tried to get the two goofballs to stand nicely and show off their bags & cards, but of course, they wouldn't do it. So this is the best we got!
They each chose the fabric, and we used the cricut to cut out their names from fabric, and ironed it onto the bag.
(sorry for the bad pic - he wouldn't let me borrow it again for another picture)
Monday, February 9, 2009
At preschool, to open it every morning, Pastor Muske always asks the kids to come up one at a time and they do a little greeting and sign the attendance sheet. When they're done, he asks the kids if they want to jump down or fly down. Cody jumped today and I snapped this picture. Yeah, shoulda changed my camera settings, but I kinda like the blur of it, kinda symbolized life with a preschooler!
Getting the wiggles out!
Today Pastor Muske let Aly participate. She ran up front and signed the attendance sheet like she's been there forever. She thought she was a mighty big girl.
And if I can just brag a little here - her dress, made by moi! I LOVE this fabric!
- ► 2012 (189)
- ► 2011 (340)
- ► 2010 (278)
- A look though my sons baby album(s)......
- Feeling Blessed
- The Back Home Grumpies!!
- Happy Birthday to......
- Poor Abandoned Blog
- Library Bliss
- A Little Lovin'
- Sometimes you just go DUH!!!
- Time to share a weeks worth of stuff! Since I can...
- Digital Scrapbooking: Creative Memories Storybook...
- Another Day of ABCs
- A Goofy Model & A Bad Seamstress
- he amazes me.
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