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, […]

Camping Cake

Last year for my husband’s birthday, I made a camping cake to celebrate his birthday. This was still my personal blog and I realized I never blogged about it. This cake came together fast and I was so happy with how it turned out! I started with two round 8″ chocolate cakes. I layered chocolate […]

5 Online Learning Games for Preschoolers

It is hard to believe, but my oldest is starting kindergarten in less than a month! It is a little bittersweet to send him off to ‘real’ school. Being a stay at home mom, I have been blessed with being able to watch my kids grow and learn here at home every day. I have […]

Friday Freebie: My Memories Cupcake Liners and Toppers {7/13}

Today I have some really cute cupcake liners and toppers for you.  If you need some last minute decorations for a party, these would work great! The downloads include the cupcake liners and toppers plus all the elements and papers used to create them. You can download these right into your My Memories software or […]