It’s been another busy day. As much as I love to travel, and as much as I love to come home, the first week back always seems so frantic. It feels like a combination of herding cats and trying to stick Jello to the wall. The new Stampin’ Up! catalog is just a few hours … More Just some birds and bees
Sara sent a Mother’s Day card from Spain. She wrote a lovely note that made me miss her all the more, and included an apology for the card. ” …card giving isn’t really a ‘thing’ in Sevilla. It was either this or one that said ‘I ❤ Mami’ on the front”: I had to … More Feliz Dia de la Madre
I had lunch with a very dear friend today. It’s her birthday, and she’s one of those people that prefers a quiet celebration, so the two of us went to a little bistro in town. We talked about our families and our Thanksgiving celebrations and the special dishes that make that holiday unique to each … More A very dear, very kind, very wonderful friend
I have a soft spot in my heart for the Build-a-roo stamp set. To be honest, that spot encompasses all things Australian since my daughter moved there in February. She and her boyfriend were with us for almost three glorious weeks recently, and I loved every moment of it. I’m missing them both: Build-a-Roo, All … More Kangaroo Boo
Is it any wonder that cupcakes are so trendy? They’re just the right size to fit in the palm of your hand and can generally be eaten in just a few bites. We were in Santa Clara a short time ago celebrating a very special family birthday, and my fabulous Sister-in-Law introduced me to Kara’s … More Crazy for Cupcakes
After working with the new Stampin’ Up! Color Families for a few days, I’ve discovered something: I like them all. Prior to the Color Renovation, I almost never used any of the Bold Brights colors with the exception of Real Red. Our new Brights collection has such gorgeous shades that I think it’s my favorite … More Happy New Year, Stampin’ Up!
I won’t be spending Father’s Day with my dad this year…most years I don’t. We’re on the road, mid-way between a week of total R&R in Door County, Wisconsin and conference-plus-Big-City-fun in Chicago. My dad’s on the West Coast, and though I’m not there, I’ll be sending my son to spend a couple of weeks … More Happy Father’s Day, Dad