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The most important thing to know about me is that I am a Christian. I love my Lord and try very hard to follow his principles. I have no doubt that when my time comes to leave this earth, I will meet my maker in Heaven, and that is such a comforting thought to me.

I am mother to four children, 7 grandchildren, 3 dogs, one cat, and one goat. Yes, I said a goat!

I am a crafter who enjoys scrapbooking, paper crafting, and crochet. I also enjoy outdoors stuff and love to hunt with my husband.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

MIA

Sorry I seem to have been MIA for a couple of days. I started a couple of other projects and my time has pretty much been consumed with that. I did, however, get my scrap room finally cleaned up and mostly organized! Still some work to do there, but at least I can get in there and work and actually find things! I also have a space for someone else to scrap, or for one of my grandchildren to "scrap" or color, which is what they usually do! LOL...
I'm curious, how many pages do you complete on an average week? We all have those interuptions that stop us, such as eating, relieving ourselves, getting a fresh drink, but we die hard scrappers can handle it!! We can go for days without sustenance if it means getting that beautiful page we dreamt up, finished!!! I will probably be doing some of that over the next few weeks trying to get some things done.
If you are not a member of Cafemom, you should be. It is a wonderful socializing site where mom's can join various groups they are interested in, and share challenges and triumphs, discuss new things, meet new people, etc. If you are a scrapper, I invite you to come join Scrap-fabulous! We have a terrific group of ladies who all enjoy swapping and scrapping. We love to share new ideas and tips and tricks with each other, and we often find ourselves learning new things. It's kind of funny how just when you have it all figured out, or so you think, someone comes along and tells you something new that you had never heard of!!
Lots of new products coming out as well. How many of you have a Cricut? What do you think of the new cartridges? Do you like the smaller, more specialized cartridges, or do you prefer the larger, all inclusive cartridges? I have had to get a couple of new ones lately. I will wait a few months and get another or two. I do want to buy a gypsy, but I am hoping they are on sale on black Friday, so I am waiting.  If you have one, tell me the positives and negatives about it please!
Well, not feeling well today, so that is going to be all for today. Thank you all for stopping by and please don't hesitate to leave a comment or two. Share this blog with anyone you know who may be interested in scrapping! I would love to have MANY more followers!
Thank you bunches!
Judy

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Mother's Day, 2010

Today, I was awakened to breakfast in bed by my wonderful husband of almost 28 years. I am not typically an eat as soon as you wake type of person, but I was today! He had this HUGE breakfast made for me and as always, the food was SO good, but it was so much I couldn't eat it all! He has given me a fantastic Mother's Day this year. Yesterday, we went shopping, and out to lunch, with more shopping, and since we no longer have a KFC in our hometown, we decided to stop on our way home and get some! It was a simple but wonderful day! Just spending the time with the man who made me a mother! I think sometimes the men don't get any thanks on Mother's Day when if it weren't for them, we wouldn't be mother's! So be sure to thank your man today, for making you a mother. And if he has helped you get through tough times, as most of them have, or put up with some of our antics as mother's and women, as most of them have, be sure to thank them. We all know of men who don't do that. They just give up and get away rather than stay and help you work through whatever difficulties come up. We need to stop and realize what wonderful and special people our men are for sticking in there with us. I love my big G!
As for scrapping, well hopefully today I will be able to get in my scrap room and work on straightening it up and getting it more in shape the way I want it. I am trying to get it so that I can reach the majority of my supplies without having to get out of my chair! Lazy? I don't think so. I say I am being efficient! But I do plan to get in there and work on getting it straightened so that I can actually work in there! I have several projects I need to get busy on!
I have recently started scrapbooking for others. I have a young lady whom I am scrapping her daughter's pictures for. She has the most adorable daughter!!! It has been a long time for me to be able scrap little girl stuff! I have had so much fun doing her pages!!
Yesterday, hubby bought me some more of the cubes that I am working on in putting my room together! And then I will be moving some shelving around and some of my products around, again, trying to get everything within easy reach of my work surface.
So, for today, I want to wish all Mom's out there a very happy and beautiful Mother's Day!!! Enjoy your family and don't forget to take pictures!!!
Happy Scrapping!