Monday, August 10, 2015

Life's A Project 12 {AK Designs}

Project 52 pages are my favorite, favorite, favorite! So I was crazy excited when Amanda from AK Designs released her 12th template set in the series Life's A Project. Here's a Preview of what you'll get (click on it to go to SNP and buy it!!)

Here are pages I made using this fantastic template:



Thursday, August 6, 2015

Marie H Designs is releasing a new collection called "Get Well Soon". Each part can be found at 40 % off for a limited OR you can get the bundle at 50 % off. They are available at Go Digital Scrapbooking and Daisies & Dimples (for now) mhd_getwellsoonBundle_preview mhd_getwellsoon_previewmhd_getwellsoonWA_preview mhd_getwellsoonPapers_previewmhd_getwellsoonCards_preview Beside all the products that can be fund in the bundle or seperately you will find a Quickpage pack that is also at 40 % off. mhd_getwellsoonQP_preview Here are wonderful layouts created with my collection. Beth beth Dovedesigns dovedesign Lana lanabeber Lori Lori Pia pia Robin robin Tasanee tasanee tasanee2 Marie H Designs also hosting exceptionnaly the Color Challenge this month at GDS and for this occasion she has created a Special Bundle with Enjoy the Moment that you can get until the end of the month at $2 only. mhd_enjoythemomentBundle_preview Last but not Least Marie H Designs has 2 freebies for you both created with Get Well Soon. You can find it on her blog HERE. mhd_getwellsoon_freebielana mhd_getwellsoon_freebie I hope you will have a wonderful day !!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

New Scrap Page

Template- AKDesigns BNP Template Pack #85
Kit: Beach Bum collab (Ponytails & Leaving A Legacy Designs)


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Summertime Fun

Ponytails participated in Scraps N Piece's Bits N Pieces kit. Isn't her kit adorable?


Here is one of the pages I did with it. I actually did two, but one is using a template that doesn't release for another month, so you'll have to wait until then to see it.

This one however, I used Wendy Tunison's Temptations 18 template

Get Your Shine On

My incredibly talented friend, Melissa, just came out with this OH SO CUTE kit called Get Your Shine On.


I was excite to play with it because of the color combination. When I saw that pink and black were included, I knew exactly what photos I needed to use!!!


Be sure to click on the preview to be taken to her store so you can pick it up!! This is the template I used. Click it to be go get it!


Monday, June 1, 2015

New Kits, New Pages

Miss Natasha has been busy!! Look at these stunning kits!!

June Bride


I used them to make my P52 page a couple of weeks ago (though the template is from AKDesigns)

Ponytails ALSO released this lovely today. It's part of June's Bits N Pieces at Scraps N Pieces.

Here's a shocker, I used it for a P52 page, using AKDesigns template called Life's A Project 10


Sunday, May 3, 2015

What "I'm Just Tired" Really Means

What “I'm just tired” really means....

 I'm just tired means my body is exhausted. Tired from being up several times with a baby. Tired from three year olds with bad dreams that need to be held. It means that I'm aware that I stay up far too late, but those hours after the kids are in bed are the only ones I have that are quiet. The only time I have to rest, to create, and to think an uninterrupted thought.

 I'm just tired means that my arms are weary. Tired from holding the littlest while he's battled months of ear infections and protecting him for the overexuberance of his siblings. Tired from fighting nighttime monsters by holding the princess. Tired from carrying a baby in a sling and a heavy bag in each arm, then a coat or two or three.

  I'm just tired means my legs are worn out. Tired from running, keeping kids safe and out of the street or the neighbor's perfectly green yard. Tired from running to catch throw up. Tired from playing tag. Tired from dancing to sooth a fussy infant.

 I'm just tired means my knees ache. Tired from pleading with the Father that I won't screw these kids up, begging him to send financial relief to help with all the medical bills that come with having five little ones, beseeching Him to help me see connections between my actions/food/behavior, imploring him to just keep these children safe.

 I'm just tired means that my eyes are sleepy. Tired from watching and trying to enjoy every moment. Tired from watching them run in circles. Tired from keeping an eye out for danger. Tired of watching them pour milk, knowing that you'll be cleaning it up if it spills but hoping that this time they'll have success. Tired from watching them make mistakes and pay consequences.

 I'm just tired means that my lips are overworked. Tired from telling them for the four hundredth time to be nice to their siblings. Tired from reading aloud just one more book. Tired from singing endless lullabies just to have the screaming start again between verses. Tired from explaining to people why we are on food restrictions. Tired from biting my tongue. Tired from eating all of their leftovers because I can't stand to see all that food go to waste, but I know that they didn't like it at all.

 I'm just tired means that my ears are spent. Tired from listening to unsolicited advice. Tired of hearing them talk about Minecraft for hours. Tired of hearing the complaints every single meal. Tired from the sounds of high pitched squealing. Tired of whining. Tired from listening to make sure they are still breathing. Tired from trying so desperately to hear the quiet whisper of the Holy Ghost.

 I'm just tired means that my cheeks are sore. Tired after genuine laughter and smiles and all the good and wonderful parts of being a mommy. Tired from pretend smiling so nobody has to hear me whine about my struggles. Tired of pretending that if my face smiles, my heart and mind will follow.

 I'm just tired means that my brain is fatigued. Tired from arranging schedules. Tired from planning menus. Tired from coming up an hour late with all the witty comebacks to their complaints. Tired of endless searching for ways to be the best teacher. Tired from battling with demons- the ones that remind me that I'm not, nor will I ever be good enough as well as the ones who scream that I am doing this whole mothering thing ALL wrong and that my children will suffer forever because of it. Tired because of too many ideas, very few of which will I ever complete. Tired because I can't focus. 

I'm just tired means that my heart is faint. Tired because I have asked them so many times not to do what they are doing again. Tired because it knows that it is not giving my sweet husband the love and attention he deserves. Tired because the sudden switches between being naughty and suddenly needing to cuddle. Tired because it's full- full of love and gratitude for these little people.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Timber Scraps NSD fun!!!

Hi everyone! One thing you should know about me is that I LOVE to travel! It is one of my favorite things to see the world, to try new things, and go new places! We live in a pretty amazing world with gorgeous places and fun adventures! I even work for Marriott Vacations Worldwide,  helping timeshare owners plan their amazing adventures around the world! I love travel! So, this month when the Bits 'N Pieces at SNP was announced as a travel theme, I knew I had to participate!

And they are only $1.00 until May 7th!! 
That is a killer good deal! 

Here are the goods! 



Previews are linked to the store! 

And here are what the lovely ladies from my CT did with it! (PS, I am ULTRA excited because these are all fantastic! Lots of talented ladies!)
Robyn L. 
Heather and Kim
 Tasanee
Robyn F

For the first week they are $1.00!! It is a fantastic deal and you don't want to miss it! Plus there are lots of other fun, fun kits with coordinating theme and colors! They are all amazing! Go check them out!

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Stand Together

Love isn't just in the shared looks, laughs, fights, tears, or time spent together. Love is standing together, side by side, through anything that life throws your way. You are there for each other and support each other through it all. Be sure to grab these Buffet parts while they're half off!
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A little inspiration from the team:

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You can pick up this little goody on Natasha's blog. Enjoy!
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Have a wonderful week!

Spring Showers

I have not always loved rain...but then I moved to Florida where I served a mission for my church. And let me tell you, I fell in love with the rain! And so when I saw the colors for the Bits 'N Pieces this month at Scraps 'N Pieces, I knew exactly what I needed to do!

And for the first week April, you get each piece for $1.00! And there are tons of pieces that coordinate in the store from other Designers! Go check them out! They are all tons of fun!



(Previews will take you to links!)

CT Layouts
They always do such a fantastic job! I love each of them and their styles! Enjoy their layouts!

 My layout
by CT Heather and Tasanee
 By CT Robyn F
 By CT Robyn L and Kim

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On one other note, be sure to check out the store collab! I got to be part of that this month and it is magical! :) You will love it!
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Happy Scrapping! 
I can't wait to see what you do with this kit!