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Nora
Orange County, CA
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These keys are for my shared office space, now that I will be working at a third school this fall. Earlier in the summer, I was asked to teach a couple of classes next fall in the Women's Studies department... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Just Make Stuff
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Just Make Stuff
Smart & Final It's where I got the white boxes I used for the Homecoming picnic dinners and always keep other containers on hand to send leftovers in like I did at Thanksgiving a couple of years ago... http://www.justmakestuff.com/ndg/2013/11/thanksgiving-leftovers.html I think I love all these containers a little too much :)
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Decorated dessert cups... at Just Make Stuff
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There is one last detail of Mac's graduation party that I haven't shared yet. Dessert. He asked for Oreo cupcakes, but with over fifty people to feed I knew we wouldn't be able to store that many cupcakes in the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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We were all standing on the Newport Beach pier looking around and I saw it... The shadow of us in the waves below. I asked everyone to gather together as I pointed down to it. Taking photos with my phone,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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We are lucky to have a big bedroom in the front of the house that we've jokingly named the, "guest-wrap-gym", since it's our guest room, my place to wrap gifts and we have a treadmill with other little bits of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
It's one of my new favorites, "Chasing Embers" Here's a link... http://www.dafont.com/chasing-embers.font
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2016 on Scrapped... at Just Make Stuff
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Roughly calculated, this blog has been around for 4,150 days (almost eleven and half years) and I noticed last week it was just about to pass three thousand posts. I spent Sunday afternoon tinkering around here...a new banner, a few... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I am sure you have been anxiously waiting to hear how our tomatoes are doing. Because who would want to see crafts or organizational project, when you could see a plant. So, yes, for some people tomato growth updates could... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
Hi Deanna They are the Simple Stories page protectors that were made for the 4x6 album I used. Here's a link to a multi-pack of them http://www.scrapbook.com/store/mw-4091.html
Toggle Commented Jul 10, 2016 on Scrapped... at Just Make Stuff
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Hi Christine, Yes it does hold 4x6 pages. Here is the album... http://www.scrapbook.com/store/mw-4104.html?t2=albums&t12-13=simple+stories
Toggle Commented Jul 7, 2016 on Scrapped... at Just Make Stuff
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For my birthday at the beginning of May, Sean and I took a long weekend and drove north to see the redwood trees and then stayed in San Francisco and Half Moon Bay before driving home. It was an amazing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I decorated our mantle this morning with previously crafted projects and prints I've gathered. This year we are happy to be hosting our annual barbecue and fireworks and we are happy that we will not be spending the day before... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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One of the tasks on my graduation party prep list was the guest bathroom door that had an empty hook for month and months...and probably a few more months than that. I took a pile of fabric scraps and stitched... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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At the beginning of the month, I passed on a file box, a stuffed binder and fifteen other boxes of cheerleading supplies to the new cheer booster president. However I had not finished the littlest, biggest thing yet. I needed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Sometime early in Mac's senior year, I decided I would ask our family, friends and his teachers to write a note to include in a book to give him for graduation. In early April I printed "Dear Mac" notes on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I only planned one homemade-ish decoration for Mac's graduation party. No banners, no crafts...just a bunch of mylar gold star balloons from the dollar store and covering the empty wall in our dining room with photos from Mac's high school... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Mac's graduation party was the largest celebration we have hosted in four years and the largest by far that we have ever cooked a meal for. Mac requested a spaghetti and meatball dinner, so Sean and I made the sauce,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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It's amazing to get to the end of a day and know that it will be one of the very best days I'll ever have as a mom. Love you so, so much Mac...congratulations! Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Mac graduates this Thursday so we are in full party-prep mode for a celebration this weekend. This card isn't for him, it was actually for our neighbor who had a college graduation party last weekend. I copied the super cute... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I would have never guessed that sharing about my recent blogging education going awry, that I would get the chance to read such kind words. Thank you so much for taking the time to say something. I have no intention... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I have developed a guilty pleasure. Listening and reading about blogging and creative business. My favorites are... Elise Gets Crafty, Being Boss, Melyssa Griffin, The Blog Market, & Elle & Co. However, I have absolutely no aspirations to have a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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We use these lids over and over each week, but especially now that we are home all day and there is plenty of iced coffee to sip on...and endless mason jars of cold water too. This week flew by. Five... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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But I figured colors and patterns are more fun to look at than an Ikea aisle. The triangle fabric is being used for a project in our upstairs hallway. The paint samples are for a piece of furniture downstairs, although... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Just Make Stuff