Monday, September 10, 2007

Scrapbooking is my passion!

Those who know me know I am scrapbooking NUT. Okay..maybe a scrapbooking collecting NUT!! Last week, our LSS (local scrap store) had a garage sale! And I stocked up!! I got a ton of stuff...from idea books to sticker mods, albums to eyelets, ribbons to Prima flowers!!! What a fun day!! Can't wait for the next sale!!

I started collecting, I mean, scrapbooking back in 1999. I was at Hobby Lobby and all these women were standing in the paper aisle, picking out papers like crazy. I saw someone I knew and asked her if this was a huge sale or something. YES...she said, the paper is cheap!! So..I was hooked. Didn't take long before I had to have more paper, and stickers, and templates, and scissors, and glue, and.....well, you get the picture....I had to have it ALL. I was in love with this fabulous new hobby of mine. forward to 2007.....I love to scrapbook.....I imagine layouts in my mind, think about cool pictures to take, set up fun days so I'll have pictures to match the stickers, paper, etc.

A few years ago....I made a hatbox covered in pictures of a friend of mines children. I'd babysat for them since they were all born. One of the twin boys said he knew all about the gift when his mom opened it....he knew that was why I'd been taking pictures of them all these years! :-)

A very fun hobby...let me know if I can get you addicted too!!

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Meet Lucy!

Lucy is our wild and rambunctious Heeler mix pup we got in January of 2006. We lost Red (our beloved Heeler) in September of 2005. We fostered a dog for awhile and found we were ready to start looking for our new fur-kid.

Lucy was up for adoption at the Humane Society. She was one sick little girl. She weighed in at 2 lbs 13 ozs at 9 weeks old. Just a tiny little handful of black, white and gray fur.

She settled right into our family....learning early on that Picasso was the boss...but learning later that she had indeed grown to outweigh Picasso 3 to 1 and thought she'd change the odds of who's the boss.

They get along okay as long as Picasso is on the other side of the baby gate or upstairs in the loft staring down at Lucy.