Friday, October 31, 2008

Kristin Aagard-Freebie

Happy Halloween!! It's one of my favorite holidays today! I love Halloween. The only other holiday that can top it is Thanksgiving! Free food, no gifts to buy...ah....that's what I am talking about. But let's get back to Halloween. My girl Kristin has this rockin freebie on her blog! (Just click on the photo to go to her blog to find it!)

We had a football player and a cowboy at school today. And I do believe they are going as the same thing tonight.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! Enjoy this freebie just PLEASE be sure to leave her some love if you take it! It's sad to not say Thank you at the least for all the hard work people do with these freebies they give us!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

9 to 5 Chic by Krystal Hartley

Krystal Hartley's newest release at Funky Playground Designs. It's a collab with Corina Neilson called 9 to 5 chic. You can buy either part or both!
You can see how it can be used for two totally different types of layouts.

Saturday, October 25, 2008


Credits: Angie Kovacs and ChrissyW collab available at
This is part of a Grab bag for only $3. I am here to tell you...there is some great stuff in this grab bag. WOW! The kit alone is worth the $3 but there are also templates, alphabet, papers, and some super cool word art and Text paths. HURRY! you will be sorry you missed this one.
Credits: Nikki Painter: All things good available at and it's 50% off right now! Another must have kit. However, the black alpha & October word is by Krystal Hartley. But everything else is Nikki's!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Michelle Swadling-Abby Doodle

Credits; Michelle Swadling-Abby Doodle available at

Raspberry Mint Truffle Amy Sumrall

Credits: Amy Sumrall-Raspberry Mint Truffle available at the Digi

Template by Sine of

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

My boy had surgery today

Zander had his adenoids removed again today. He has had nothing but ear troubles for the last few years and so we finally figured out what the problem was...his adenoids had grown back and were blocking his eustachian tube and he had almost no clearance in his nose either. He had them out at 18mos but he had regrowth and scar tissue. He is doing well but will be out of school for the rest of the week. He was incredibly good for the IV insertion. I was prepared for a screaming fest but he didn't say a word or even really cry. I was sooo proud of him. We had the best nurses working on him. So if you don't see me around for a few you know why.

Fall Harvest Festival

Credits: Angie Kovacs- Playtime available at Elemental

Saturday, October 18, 2008

I want my Summer back

Sure the sun is shining today but brrr....its only 54 outside right now. I was cleaning up some pictures and saw this one. It sure makes me want my summer back. It was an awesome summer.

Credits: Meredith Cardall-Bringin' Summer Back available at
Also Amy Sumrall craft alpha.


Here's a quick update. Taco Dinner was successful. Sold over $400 worth of food. Next is the Fall Harvest Festival on Sunday. As far as I can tell, I think we are ready! LOL This is my first big event to organize. I had the help of my VP (and dearest friend) so we enjoyed the process. And the support of the other parents has blown me away. We just don't usually get the extra help we need to run events. And I hope that this is the winds of change moving in. We are trying our best this year to invite EVERYONE to join us and make them see it is for the children. We do this for the kids not for ourselves.

Just finished up a box tops contest yesterday and we collected over 6500 boxtops in just 6 weeks of school! I could literally cry, I am so proud of our students. This is huge for us. We have done BT4E for 8 years and we have collected only $7571 since the beginning. I took over in Dec. 2007 and raised $1400 last year. And now we are about to turn in over $650! So yes, I am terribly proud of myself, the children, the parents, the teachers. I think they can see what a HUGE success this program is for our school. And it cracks me up to see the kids go nuts about collecting these things. I have parents/teachers telling me stories about their kids picking out food and products based on whether there is a BT on a product or not! My own kids, as you can imagine, are BT freaks too. I think I have my family members becoming BT freaks too!

Closed a spirit cup fundraiser yesterday too. Totals are not in on those yet but by my best calculations we should have collected over $1000 for that! So we are doing ok. Not super but ok. For not having a clue what I am doing and taking over in a time of such a pitiful economy, I am extremely proud of what we have done so far.
Watch for photos to follow from the fall harvest festival tomorrow!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Crush by Krystal Hartley

So I am doing it to you you literally NO TIME to hurry and get a cool kit for only $1! Krystal Hartley has a new $1 kit called CRUSH at FunkyPlayGround Designs again this Thursday only!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008


So I have been busy but again...I have to wait to post them until the release dates and then...
So here's a few I've done:
Credits: Amy Sumrall: Russian Beauty
Template by Sine-SO Angled

Credits: Amy Sumrall-Russian Beauty Template by Sine-SO Angled Too

Credit: Template by Sine for Challenge #4 Kit: Krystal Hartley & Misty Cato-Happy Chappy and Krystal Hartley-The Greatest of These

Big news!

Just when you are comfortable with life and you have accepted that your little sister would probably never get married....bam....An Angel comes and sweeps her off her feet. No date set or anything but we are one step closer (or one roll closer) depending on whose point of view you take it from, to the union of two people into one.
Credits: Dream a little Dream collab kit available at
now onto the bad news....i have another sinus infection and potential ear infection. Missed work again. Will it ever end?

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Heavenly Joy

Credits: Krystal Hartley-Lil Stinker coming Tomorrow (thursday) to Funky Playground Designs. Love the colors in this one. Shell should love it since it's green! $1.00 for this?! WHAT?? HURRY!!! You save 83%!! Dang...How's a girl gonna make a buck?! Very quickly would be my guess! LOL Look at the kit for crying out loud. It's gorgeous. THURSDAY ONLY! HURRY...tick tock tick tock

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Good Bye Butterfly

Credits: Kristin Aagard-Sweet Apples, Sweet apples II, and Apple Freebie.
Template by Sine-So Angled

Monday, October 6, 2008

Wanna win $5?!

If you are interested in a challenge, and want to win a $5 Gift Cert. to Designs by Sine at then you need to look here!

All you have to do is lift ONE of MY layouts and post it to any gallery and the post the links to your layout and MY layout that you lifted on Sine's blog! Easy Peasy!
Please don't make me beg you to play along. You know I will if you want me to though. I am about begging to get what I want. I do it daily, folks so it won't be hard!

So as of right now, I am calling out the following for this challenge:
Shelley, Wendy, Shell, Izzy, Sonja, Kristin, and Jan. Get busy ladies. You can do it!
Deadline is THIS Saturday at Midnight EST. Winner will be announced Sunday sometime. All the details can be found on Sine's blog.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Little Miss Hailey by Meredith Cardall

Credits: Meredith Cardall-Little Miss Hailey available at
Clear Alpha by Kristin Aagard of and

Friday, October 3, 2008

Catching up on layouts

Krystal Hartley: Greatest of these kit
Amy Sumrall
Amy Sumrall
Lynne Simmons of Will Be Boys kit
Lynne Simmons of Days kit Template by Sine
Kit was Sept Mega mystery at ScrapOrchard.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Amy Sumrall a DigiChick?!

YEP! IT's true! She's moved again. But I just keep following her every move. I think I can unpack my suitcase this time too!
Check this out!
Credits: Amy Sumrall- Orchard Blossoms
On sale right now for 20% off you pay only $3.60!

Credits: Amy Sumrall - Orchard blossoms


Well, my feet are anyways...I have teamed up with Stacy Carlson of to be on her Creative Team for the Artisan Notebook Online Magazine publication. My job is to use GP kits to particapate in the calls they put out. It is not a for sure publication either. Just more or less to make sure they have layouts to pick from is how I am understanding it. Well, I couldn't share this one online anyplace until after the magazine came out. I had no clue it was in there until last night! So of course I had to go buy it!
You should too! It's an online magazine so you will just get the link to download it! There are some really cool tutorials in there this time too!
So I can officially say I have been published. Credits of layout are: Summer Heat by Laura Burger. Oh, it looks like it is on sale (25% off) right now too! Its only $4.49!!