Year: 2009

Judicious January

I wrote yesterday how this year I plan to SIMPLIFY in a lot of areas. One area is MONEY and another is FOOD. So when I came across this post on Money Saving Mom, I knew I was up for the challenge. After the excess of Christmas, it feels natural to try to scale back a bit in January. …

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Judicious January

I wrote yesterday how this year I plan to SIMPLIFY in a lot of areas. One area is MONEY and another is FOOD. So when I came across this post on Money Saving Mom, I knew I was up for the challenge. After the excess of Christmas, it feels natural to try to scale back a bit in January. …

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We're Back! (Well, sort of!)

Here’s hoping everyone had a wonderful Christmas! I know my family and I did! There was lots of time spent with friends and family, lots of great food and lots of lovely presents. Who could ask for anything more? I was able to take some time to work on a few personal projects – getting my …

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We’re Back! (Well, sort of!)

Here’s hoping everyone had a wonderful Christmas! I know my family and I did! There was lots of time spent with friends and family, lots of great food and lots of lovely presents. Who could ask for anything more? I was able to take some time to work on a few personal projects – getting my …

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One Little Word

Ali Edwards is one of my favorite scrapbookers. I remember finding her work on TwoPeas way back in the day when I started pursuing scrapbooking (as we now know it) as a hobby. She was a Garden Girl then and she was one of my main sources of inspiration then, and she remains so today. …

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Holiday Aftermath

It’s a back-to-normal kind of day around here. We had a wonderful Christmas day with family – opening presents with Grandparents in the morning and a lovely dinner with extended family at my cousin’s house on Christmas night. Grayson and Sam were totally spoiled and received many wonderful gifts, including a rocking horse, play mailbox and little …

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Holiday Preparations (long)

I am such a procrastinator! I had all my plans for the holidays ready to go by mid-November thanks to my Christmas Planner. I had my December Daily album organized and materials were gathered and prepared. Most of the gifts had been purchased. I thought I wouldn’t have much to do except enjoy. Boy, was I …

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Happy Holidays!

Well, I think I am ready for Christmas…it’s coming no matter what! I have enjoyed the past couple of weeks of preparations and although I mentioned I wouldn’t be posting until after Christmas, I just wanted to post a very quick “Merry Christmas” wish! Thanks for all your comments and your support of Sharing Memories Scrapbooking …

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Happy Holidays!

Well, I think I am ready for Christmas…it’s coming no matter what! I have enjoyed the past couple of weeks of preparations and although I mentioned I wouldn’t be posting until after Christmas, I just wanted to post a very quick “Merry Christmas” wish! Thanks for all your comments and your support of Sharing Memories Scrapbooking …

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Menu Plan for Christmas Week

Such a busy week ahead with all the last minute prep! Here’s my plan: MondayTaking the boys to visit Santa at the mall, so we will have dinner out afterwards and pick up our last minute shopping TuesdaySalmon (marinated and baked with bottled orange ginger sauce), Rice and Broccoli WednesdayChicken Cacciatore over Spaghetti Thursday – Christmas …

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