my layouts and other work

Saturday, January 24, 2009


Can you believe it!!! I have added some layouts!!! I am loving how I am growing and learning with my style and materials used. I told you about my word for 2009 sometime ago and although I added it to the slide show, here is the layout that will go in my soon to be completed scraproom (details are to come soon on that).

Friday, January 23, 2009

What's on my DVR/TiVo?

First off let me say, does anyone else miss VCR tapes? Wow, the lengths I went to just to record on an ABU (already been used) tape while not taping over something else I wanted to save.

Here goes my list...
The Office
10 Items or Less
Samantha Who?
Everybody Hates Chris
The Game
Desperate Housewives
The Starter Wife
Chocolate News
Reno 911!
The New Adventures of Old Christine

What does my list say about me? I like TV, that's for sure. What do you think?
If you are reading this...consider yourself TAGGED!!!!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

So Proud to be an American

I don't think...I mean I KNOW that I have ever been as patriotic and proud to be a citizen of America as I am on this day!!! Let's keep the momentum of this momentous occasion going for the good of the country and the world!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Going back down Memory Lane

Again I do remember the reason for this blog. I even went scrapping today and got absolutely nothing done physically. I spent good times with good friends and even bounced some ideas off of them for an upcoming scrap project I'm working on. So all was not lost in that area.

I was surfing the net and stumbled across some videos on youtube that made me remember...well you had to be there!! (LOL) Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a huge HOUSE MUSIC fan!! This video/song was what I believe to be my true admission to the fact that I am a house head...forever and always!!

I also want to say thanks to my BF (blogfriend) Veronica for her Back in the Day video sharing for giving me this idea. Her videos bring back so many good memories!!! No matter how old we get, we will always have our memories!!


Tuesday, January 6, 2009

My WORD to live by

I have been giving some thought to other bloggers who have been stating that they have a word of the year. I teetered between thinking it was great to thinking it was hookey...I'm back to thinking it was great!!
My word for 2009 is...

I desperately need to simplify things in my life. I have been forced due to financial restraints to simplify my spending, and honestly I have learned so much about myself. From that lesson, I want to simplify items in my home and life. I am looking forward to doing a layout emphasizing that word without a photo to put in my scraproom. Question (in my best Dwight Schrute voice) does one have to eliminate "bling" in order to live up to the ideals of simplicity? I think I'm in trouble...

Saturday, January 3, 2009

My confessions

I was reading another bloggers site and came across the quiz below. I figured, "why not?!?!?"

10 Things you wish you could say to ten different people
1) Hey Ma!
2) You really do need professional help for you mental illness.
3) Are you kidding me?
4) Do you really think that is the best choice?
5) Shut up some of the damn time!
6) Be a better friend.
7) My kids are cuter than yours.
8) It’s really NOT that Serious
9) I really want to get to know you.
10) I pray for your successes in life.

9 Things about yourself
1) I was a person before children.
2) I am amazed at the strength of others.
3) I have a “thing” about church (the building and people in it…not my faith)
4) I have great self esteem.
5) I have a low self image.
6) I am a hypocrite…I used to DOGG out anyone who moved from Detroit to Atlanta…now look at me.
7) I am a good friend.
8) I pray constantly…even for people I come in contact in passing.
9) I do not drink alcoholic beverages.

8 Ways to win my heart
1) I need to feel as if you value my opinion.
2) Make me laugh.
3) Remember the little things.
4) Listen.
5) Let’s just say…proper bedroom etiquette!
6) Bring chocolate.
7) Bring chocolate.
8) Bring lots of chocolate

7 Things that cross my mind a lot
1) My mom
2) Making a better life for my family
3) Am I a good wife/mother?
4) Will my kids turn out okay later in life?
5) Are we raising them right?
6) How am I going to get past my “thing” about church in order for my children to have an opportunity to know what church is about?
7) What is my purpose?

6 Thing I do before I fall asleep
1) Find what I want to watch on TV
2) set/check alarms
3) shower/brush teeth/wrap my hair
4) talk with hubby
5) reflect/pray
6) Hope that I see another day

5 People I couldn’t live without
1) Hubby
2) Siblings
3) Father
4) My boys
5) My friends

4 Things I am wearing right now
1) Sleep Shirt
2) sweatpants
3) night socks
4) (you caught me…I look a HOT mess right now)

3 Songs that fit my life perfectly
1) Love and Happiness
2) Never Would Have Made It
3) Please Don’t Stop the Music

2 Things I want to do before I die
1) See my grandkids.
2) Enjoy some good times with just my hubby.

1 Confession
1) I am scared that I will never lose the weight I need to in order to be healthy.