hello all....long long long time no post. hoping to get back into the swing of things. the last time I talked here I was going through a very rough time. I lost my grandmother...who had helped raise me and with who I was very close. The next week we lost my uncle. Then we lost my husband's grandmother.So...I took some time off. I spent lots of time with my boys...going to the park and movies. Doing lots of crafts. I worked extra hours in my oldest's kindergarten class. We shopped. We cuddled. We got ready for xmas (which I realllllly was not in the mood for).
Christmas was "ok". The boys had a fabulous time. They love the lights and decorations. The magic is so there for them. We had started to get sick right before and are still battling it...but I thankfully have gotten the worst of it (two yes TWO bouts of pink eye for me...one each for them...and sinus/ear infections for me too...geesh). But they had a good time. Lots of spoiling occured.I really do NOT want to take down my decorations, which is too funny seeing as I didn't want to put them up in the first place.
The sun has been shining here...though darn cold in the early morning. We have been outside as much as possible...played at the park yesterday for hours with some friends. too fun.
I am going to Minnesota with the famdamily next month...going to see Greg, Missy and the boys. So excitedddd!
So...what else. I am no longer on the Rakscraps CT...I needed time to heal and didn't think it was fair to them for me to not participate. I am also not an admin over at Scrappindigikreations anymore and I stepped down from Digital Freebies...jsut finishing this month's sketch challenge. Same reason. They are all being very loving and supportive. I also decided to not worry about designing kits right now...instead I want to scrap my little heart out. I am actually thinking of trying out for some creative teams...so if you know of some calls I should see, let me know. And if you are a designer or on a team, put in a good word for me pretty please. I promise I will do a great job promoting you/them, lol. (shameless aren't I?? heheh).
Here are some layouts I have been popping out.....
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I also have a fun little freebie to share...I made some stitches and holes to use on some layouts...thought I would share those with you all...leave some love if you snag them. you can see them used in my snow day layout above. If you have problems downloading..come back later...too many ppl might be trying to get them.
Ok...I am off to exercise!!! woohooot. Gonna make it part my daily life. Then work with Hayden and to play!!!
hope you all have a fab day!!!
be kind to each other.