Archive for July, 2008

We spent Sunday afternoon at sea. Not on the boat above – but one exactly like it! The National Guard Boat Division had a show at a fair nearby. As DH is a crew member we were invited to go with the boat. What an experience for the kids!

I took some 200 pictures, so I think there will be some layouts about this event!

Read Full Post »

Write away!

What’s all this fuzz about journaling? Many scrapbookers get a journaling block just because they think they NEED to do journaling. It’s not always so. Start with asking yourself who do you want to tell what? Sometimes it’s very easy to pretend that you’re talking to a friend and wants to tell what happened – write it as you would say it! Or if you want to tell your kids what they did when – write it in the same way you would say it to them.

Not all pictures needs journaling either. They can speak for themselves sometimes, then just add notes on where, when and who. That’s OK.

And then there are those pictures you want to scrap, things you want to tell, but not to anyone. Or things you aren’t ready to tell just yet. Make yourself a private album where you keep these layouts. Where you can write down what you feel, what you really want to say, things to remember. Make it your private diary with photos and mementos. Your secrets. I have one – I will show it when I’m ready to. Not before. And maybe just taking LO’s out of it and put it in the “official” albums… The rest will remain my secrets. Go on, write away as you please!


Read Full Post »

Mmm… Strawberries!

Yeah! We went to my mom’s place today, and while DH took the kids to the beach – a quarter of a mile walk – to spend a couple of hours there, I took the opportunity to raid the strawberry bed! They taste oh so lovely with just lightly whipped cream and a touch of sugar…

Read Full Post »

I went to see Lisa!

My friend from KT Crafts has finally started blogging! Go check it out! http://blahblahblah-lisa.blogspot.com/

Funny name, isn’t it?

Read Full Post »

How about the weather?

Early morning and having some difficulties on deciding what to do today. Right now it’s sunny and warm, but weather forecast says rain and thunderstorms to be expected later on.

The kids wants to go to the beach today, but I bet that if we go, the rain will come just after arrival there. If we don’t go, it’ll probably be warm and sunny all day…

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »