Archives for July 2012

Butterfly Birthday Party

By the time my daughter’s second birthday came around in January, I was pretty burned out from doing my son’s Lego Batman Party, then having Thanksgiving and Christmas. I normally go all out for parties – creating a lot of the decorations, invitations, games, etc. myself – but this one I went the store bought […]

Friday Freebie: My Memories CD Envelope {7/27}

I am sharing some great CD envelopes with you. These are great for using with CDs, cards or even pictures. The download includes the CD envelopes plus all the elements and papers used to create them. You can download these right into your My Memories software or you can use these with any other photo […]

Scrapbook Layout: Sick Baby

When I scrapbook, especially for my kids scrapbooks, I want to make sure I am capturing their real lives. I do try to focus on all of the positive things that happen in their lives, but in real life, sometimes bad, sad or not so fun things happen as well.  This is a layout I […]

First Day of School Pictures

My son starts kindergarten in exactly two weeks! Where did the summer go? Since many of you have kids going back to school soon, I thought I would share with you a fun way to start off the first day of school. I printed out a sign that said ‘PRESCHOOL’ on an 8 1/2″ x […]

Blog Business

It should come as no surprise to anyone that running a blog costs money. I use Blogger, which is free, but my domain costs money. It takes money to buy supplies for the crafts and projects, time to take and edit photos and then write the post. It also takes time to work on the […]

Friday Freebie: My Memories CD Envelopes {7/20}

I am sharing some great CD envelopes with you. These are great for using with CDs, cards or even pictures. The download includes the CD envelopes plus all the elements and papers used to create them. You can download these right into your My Memories software or you can use these with any other photo […]

Scrapbook Layout: First Pool Time

When my son was a baby (about 8 months old) we got a small baby pool to put on our back porch. He loved being in the water and had so much fun. I created this scrapbook layout to showcase his first time in the pool.  I almost never use white paper as a background, […]