Monday, December 31, 2012


Well, I've been sick with the flu since the last post.  Doctor confirmed it on Friday.
I'm really, really sick of being sick and hope tomorrow is another day.

Hope all of YOU are well and are staying safe and warm this New Year's eve!

See you all next year! :-)


Wednesday, December 26, 2012


I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas Day yesterday.  I know I sure did.  It is such fun to have everyone here together.  Family is what makes my life worth living!  We had brunch here and I tried to make Eggs Benedict for the first time.  Turned out fairly good, but would change a couple things if I were to do it again......which I probably won't because Lee didn't care for the Hollandaise sauce.
We ate, then opened gifts.  Colton (who is 4) had waited LONG enough, so we did the dishes etc. later.  Everyone did very well.  I guess they had ALL been very good all year!  ;-)

Our daughter, Megan (who is expecting her first baby in March) and her hubby Jay came ALL decked out for the holiday.........

Aren't they just cuter than cute!!??!!

And here are some photos of what, to me, makes the holidays so special:


Here is a photo of the money holders that held a few bucks for the kids.  I whipped these up last minute!  They were a breeze to make.
I also want to show you what I made and what I received for our Rocky Mountain Stampers Christmas pirates gift exchange.
This is what I made:

And, this is what I received.

It's a very cute teapot and handmade tea cozy along with a hand made box of assorted teas!  This was made by the very talented Marta.  And, what was fun is that Marta ended up going home with MY frame!  I think we were both happy!

I feel so fortunate to belong to such a talented group.  They are a constant source of inspiration to me.

Hoping that you all have a very happy and prosperous 2013!

Bye bye for now,


Friday, December 21, 2012


I'm finally back to post some additional photos of our tree-making class.  These trees turned out so stinkin' cute!  Everyone put their own little twist on it and it was so fun to see all the different ideas.

This first photo is Esther with her creation.

This second photo is a shot to show how much fun we have when we host these ladies.  They have all become friends, not just customers. That is Barb in the red, Dencey in the yellow, and yours truly in the blue.

Here is a FOREST of trees!

Aren't they stunning!!!!

I don't have a photo of them, but Rochelle later made a set of 3 trees, tall, medium and tiny, as her gift for our Mile High Stampers Pirate Gift Exchange.  That tiny one was so sweet I will have to make one!

That's it for now.  I have to take a few photos of Tami and my cards for our December class here and then I can post some photos of that group.

Bye for now!

Friday, December 7, 2012


Has it really been this long since I posted?!?!  My apologies!  I get so tied up in the daily doings around here I forget about this.  However, I do have SEVERAL things to post about.  I have some time today because I'm staying home to try to rest up for Stamp -a-Stack south tonight.  I'm fighting a bad cold and have zero energy!

First of all I want to post a few photos from the Christmas Tree Class that Rochelle and I held in November.  We had SUCH fun making these trees and they all turned out so beautiful!

This is Barb's tree.  We all loved her STAR.  The way she offset the layers made it so special!

This actually Mickie's tree with Dencey in the background scolding me because I'd taken too many photos with her in them!

That's it for now.  I have to locate my camera that has the rest of the photos on it!

Bye bye!