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Beryl
Interests: Breast cancer survivor, scrapbooker, crafts teacher, mom, wife
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I love the days when books we've ordered arrive! Thank you Mr. Postman! Today's mail had these goodies for us. Once and Future King/ T.H. White We'll be starting this after Christmas as our literature selection but I thought Id order it early now so I can get a jump... Continue reading
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Ok, so I realize that as a homeschooling parent I probably shouldn't make up words. However that said, can I just say that I am completed "oceaned" out! The boy and I just finished a six-week, rather in depth study of the oceans and all (or mostly all) the things... Continue reading
Soooooo......, hi! It's been a couple of years since I last blogged but I have come to miss this little area of cyber-space. New blog...new title...new everything! I'm looking forward to sharing with you! Continue reading
So we all have things to do, places to go, people to see and such right? Your busy right? Me too. Life happens. Sometimes it gets in the way of our plans. I like having a plan. I feel secure... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at scrapulescence
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Yes, I know that everyone on the planet is quoting Frozen, but I couldn't help myself. Its 9am and there is some serious purging going on in my studio. It's Paper Purging Day! Not an actual holiday, but perhaps it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at scrapulescence
So...for the past few years, I've enjoyed choosing a "Word for the Year" I know many people do this in many forms - "word for the year", "guiding word" etc.. The idea is to select a word to help you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at scrapulescence
I've had a few paper-crafters and digi-crafters ask if I'm still teaching classes. I've taken a bit of a break from classes for a few months but I'm planning on beginning again. A little differently though. I won't be scheduling... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at scrapulescence
Months since I've posted here. Life gets in the way. However... My friend Carole at Magnolia's Place, who also is a paper-crafter (an an awesome one at that!) just recently sent me a link to her new faith-themed blog and...woosh!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at scrapulescence
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Okay, so last week we purchased a NutriBlast machine to help the three of us get more fruit,veggies into our diets. Although Christopher likes many veggies, I liked the idea of "hiding" the veggies he doesn't care for in a... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at scrapulescence
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Happy New Year! Once again it's time to choose a word for the year. If you're not familiar with this idea, I found it from Ali Edwards here. The idea is to choose a word that you will meditate on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at scrapulescence
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So, I've never done a December Daily Book and decided this year is the year! Do you "December Daily"? If your not familiar with the idea Ali Edwards coined the phrase a few years ago to describe an album documenting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at scrapulescence
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Posted Oct 1, 2013 at scrapulescence
Seriously? It's been how long since I've posted? Well, lots of news coing in the next few days about new classes, workshops and a crop. "Took the Summer off" has come to a new meaning! In the meantime, I was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2013 at scrapulescence
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Had a great time this week at several Creative Card Workshops making Father's Day cards!! Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2013 at scrapulescence
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So it's 9:30 on Sunday and my desk is already a mess, but that's a good thing! Getting ready for the Creative Card Workshop tomorrow - Father's Day cards. If you're in the area, I'd love to have you join... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2013 at scrapulescence
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So I finally jumped on the Smash Book train. I know, I know, the idea has been out for a while, I'm just slow. If you've not heard of these before they are very cool "scrapbooks" from K & Company... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2013 at scrapulescence
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Just some things I've been working on lately.... Tags for a swap - a really fun one, each person chose the theme for the tags they would receive...animals, holidays..floral etc... I decided to make a slidin-in envelope pocket for each... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2013 at scrapulescence
Suzi, post #13! Christopher actually did choose the number post last night, but I went to sleep soon after, so I"m posting now! Yay for Suzi! Thanks so much for everyone's fun ideas for St. Patrick's Day, I loved reading... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at scrapulescence
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"Mommy, do you want to get up and see if the Leprechaun came?" That was the very first thing I heard early Sunday morning. Yes, he did come and quite the mischeveous bugger he is too! He flipped the sofa... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at scrapulescence
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Since St. Patrick's Day is this weekend, and since my husband performs Irish Folk music (Chris Morgan), and since my Irish ancestors would be disappointed if I didn't celebrate this occasion in some way....I think it's time for a bit... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at scrapulescence
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I love IKEA. Seriously, I'm like the people in the IKEA ads that are trying to live in the stores!The store is just so neat and clean. (To say nothing of the cinnamon rolls!) I swear I could spend days... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at scrapulescence
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Stand still long enough in our home and there is a great likelihood that you will be labeled and placed in drawer unit. Steralite drawers...I love them, every size, every style, they are my favorite organizing tool. They are sturdy,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at scrapulescence
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Since I've been helping others organize their creative spaces over the last couple of months and a few of you have asked me to post photos of my scrapbook room/studio, here goes. I thought I would do this over a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at scrapulescence
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Maybe it will be warm and sunny, or maybe still chilly, who knows? Either way, I'll be celebrating Spring at this fun crop! Come join me for lots of scrapping and Spring-y fun! Your registraton includes: 9 Hours of UNINTERRUPTED... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2013 at scrapulescence