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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,
Recent Activity
Over the past few months we have been raising funds to bring our daughter home. We've had 2 fundraiser garage sales, I have been selling embroidery hoop decor that I have been making, we've had a successful t-shirt fundraiser and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at mugsyboo
Pretty sure no one is even reading here any more, but I wanted to get back to using this space again because this is happening... Waaaaay back in October we started the process to adopt from China again. It's been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at mugsyboo
The day after Thanksgiving our Elf named Kitty made his return. I know some people are creeped out by the elf but we enjoyed him last year so he got invited back :) We don't use him to watch over... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at mugsyboo
Life is busy, busy, busy this time of year so this poor space is so neglected! If anyone is still checking in I just wanted to share my December Cocoa Daisy projects. I love that the kits are such fun... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
November's Cocoa Daisy Weathervane kits were so good that they are all but gone! Loved the combination of fall/bright colors in the kits this month, so fun. Here are the projects I created with the kits Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
Today I want to link up a post from last November in which I created a free printable that I had created for Adoption Awareness Month. There is a download link within the post so that you may download a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at mugsyboo
A certain someone's favorite movie these days is My Neighbor Totoro so when it came to deciding on a Haloween costume for this year she chose Mei. Since I wasn't going to be able to run to Target to pick... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at mugsyboo
Sharing my October Cocoa Daisy projects. Hope you were able to snag one of the kits because they went fast this month and it's no wonder as this month's mix was pretty much perfect! I was thrilled to contribute to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
For about a year and a half now I have been selling my flair over at Etsy but this week I decided to try something new and opened a Big Cartel shop as well! I put together a few embellishment... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at mugsyboo
Sharing my September projects created with my new favorite Cocoa Daisy kit, Story Time. From the exclusive papers, which are the best yet this month, to all of the embellishments these kits are packed! Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
Reveal for the new Sepetmeber Cocoa Daisy Story Time kits is quickly approaching so I wanted to share a couple of sneaks with you! Everything is so good this time around that I went with the Main kit, the Day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at mugsyboo
Today I am thrilled to share a project that I created for Tombow Sticky U. When Tombow contacted me and asked if I would participate in their Sticky U I immediately said yes as I have been a fan of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at mugsyboo
This week I changed things up just a bit. So far this year I have been using a grid format and mostly iPhone pics but after taking pictures with my "real" camera this week I decided to use those. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at mugsyboo
We had so much fun taking back to school pictures a couple of days ago we decided to do round two, Harry Potter themed this time. I pulled a few of the Harry Potter books together along with some accessories... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at mugsyboo
No school doesn't start for 2 more weeks. Yes we have already taken back to school pictures! This is what happens when I can't sleep and end up surfing Pinterest in the wee hours of the morning. What started as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at mugsyboo
Sharing my August Cocoa Daisy projects featuring the August Modern+Vintage kits...this month I received the main kit, the Day In The Life kit, the Thrift Shop add-on and the Downtown Boutique add-on. I also used the Origami stamp set for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at mugsyboo
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 Jul 25, 2014 at mugsyboo
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 Jul 24, 2014 at mugsyboo
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
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
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
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
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
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
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