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Martha Bonneau
Crystal Lake, IL
Crafty mama to the world's cutest 4 yo
Interests: Crafting esp. sewing and scrapbooking, China adoption, decorating,
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One of my favorite things Chen Chen and I have been doing this summer is working on her photography. We have been making the effort to go out at least once a week to work on an exercise. If we... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at mugsyboo
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We don't watch a lot of tv during the day, but in the rare occasion that we have it on in the background we usually have HGTV on & Chen Chen loves the show Love It or List It. Yesterday... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at mugsyboo
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The new Getting' The Scoop On The Sweet Days of Summer Issue starts over at Paper Issues today and I have a summer themed project to share featuring product from Bella Blvd. Head on over to Paper Issues to link... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Even though I haven't been posting my pages as much, I have still been able to keep up with my Project Life album on a weekly basis. I cannot believe that 6 months have flown by and that I have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Every week on Wednesdays I try to sit down and get a jump start on my Project Life pages for the week. I start printing out pictures and deciding which color/style cards I will use and then I search my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Sharing my projects created with the July Viewfinder kit today. This month I got the main kit, the Day In The Life kit, the Day Trip add-on and the Scenic Route add-on...I couldn't narrow it down this month as everything... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
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When we went to Tennessee earlier this month to visit family, Chen Chen's grandfather gave her a DSLR camera that I had originally given to him when I upgraded mine back in the day when I was employed and had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at mugsyboo
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After much anticipation, someone finally turned 6 today! We don't do big parties but I do like to decorate for her...over the past few weeks she had been going back and forth between another kitty birthday (as in Hello Kitty),... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at mugsyboo
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On our trip to Tennessee last week we did something I have been wanting to do for a while....we stayed at Wigwam Village in Cave City, Kentucky. The past couple of years as we have driven through we have pulled... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today we kicked off our annual summer trip to Nashville with a stop in Indianapolis at the Children's Museum to see the Terra Cotta Warriors exhibit. We have been aniticipating seeing this exhibit since we first heard it was coming... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Last night was reveal for subscribers over at Cocoa Daisy so I finally get to share my projects. Items that are still in stock may be purchased by the general public starting at midnight (EST) on June 1st, don't forget... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today I am sharing a quick tutorial on how I created this super cute photo backdrop for Memorial Day (or any summer) pictures for only $4. That's right....$4! You will only need a couple of things, the first of which... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at mugsyboo
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...and it isn't a one way trip. We fell in love with someone across the ocean and as she crossed that great divide home with us she left so much behind. We talk about her first family almost daily, she... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at mugsyboo
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So far this year I have been able to keep up with my Project Life album on a weekly basis due to doing 2 things differently. The first was to simplify, gone are all the embellishments and fussiness. The second... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at mugsyboo
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The countdown is on until a certain someone turns 6. Over the past few months she kept saying she wanted a Kitty party (as in Hello Kitty) and then it was a lion party, then a tiger party and finally... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today I am sharing a project created for the new It's Raining Cats & Dogs Issue over at Paper Issues Since we don't have a cat and I was using the Sn@p Insta Squares & Pieces Cat Collection, I opted... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Went with lots of neutrals and gold since I used almost all color pictures for this week. Changed it up and made my "week of" card 3x4 instead of 4x6 so I could use a larger photo and also created... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at mugsyboo
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The other day I heard a voice from the couch say "no, you can't stop calling your blog Mugsyboo!" and "why don't you blog more about Chen Chen?" I thought Bob only used his phone to play solitaire and watch... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Sharing 9 more pages of the 2012 album i've been working on. When I started I was completing a page a night, that lasted for a little over 2 weeks and now I am getting a couple of pages a... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Teacher Appreciation Week, thank goodness there are a couple of room moms who organized everything because we are 2 days in and I have already goofed up! This morning I thought it was bring your teacher's favorite snack day. As... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at mugsyboo
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I keep going back and forth between keeping this space going and moving completely over to Instagram. I've been blogging since I started scrapbooking way back in 2006 so I can't just abandon ship despite being completely addicted to IG.... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at mugsyboo
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Today was National Scrapbooking day, but the weather was so nice we spent all of our time outside. This evening Chen Chen crashed and I took advantage of the free time to finish up my PL spread for the week.... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
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The May Cocoa Daisy Here I Am Kits and add-ons are now available! This month I received the Main kit, the Day In The Life kit, Locale and Whereabouts add-ons. The kits are packed this month! I have so much... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at mugsyboo
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With Typepad being glitchy lately, I never got around to posting my last 2 weeks of Project Life. Here is April 13-19 Left side: Cards for left and right side are from the Plus One, Midnight, Teenager and Kiwi kits,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at mugsyboo
Thanks for the comment D, hope you see this as I didn't receive an email to get back to you at with your comment...as a long time traditional scrapper I use the physical kits because I love paper, I love playing with it, cutting it, manipulating it and I guess I just can't let that go even with my Project Life!
Toggle Commented Apr 24, 2014 on 15 Days of 2012 at mugsyboo