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alekhasmommy
Fairy godmother, magical glitter dust keeper, story teller, dreamer, and artist.
Interests: Reading, Photography, Paper Arts, Music
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I just got the Erin Condren planner and love it, but am loving the look of this one even more - can't wait for release night tomorrow!
1. Desktop Design Stamp Set 2. Summer Hills Stamp Set 3. Home Made Stamp Set 4. Summer Camp Stamp Set 5. Kid Kudos Stamp Set 6. Teepee Time Stamp Set 7. On The Farm Stamp Set 8. City Scene Stamp Set Can't wait for this release!
Toggle Commented Feb 15, 2015 on Introducing Petite Places at {capture the moment}
Hi Cherrilynn, all you need to do is right click on the image to download it and then print it off. Enjoy!
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2015 on Purdah I, by Imtiaz Dharker at scrapologie
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Words I would have spoken to my twenty-something self, although I doubt she would have listened: “Everyone who terrifies you is sixty-five percent water, and everyone you love is made of stardust, and I know sometimes you cannot even breathe... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at scrapologie
But we were born of risen apes, not fallen angels, and the apes were armed killers besides. And so what shall we wonder at? Our murders and massacres and missiles, and our irreconcilable regiments? Or our treaties whatever they may... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at scrapologie
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I just read this piece of incredible truth from author Elizabeth Gilbert. If you are a woman, this is a must-read. I am seriously giving her a standing ovation after reading this. DISCLAIMER: The excerpt below (and accompanying photo) is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at scrapologie
Had to pop in to share some beautiful music. (I miss Playlist on my blog, and have been away from the blog world so long I don't know if there is anything out there that replaced it -- if you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2015 at scrapologie
Thank you Nirupama! How are you? If you have a chance, send me your address - I'd like to send you a little something - a small RAK if you're still scrapbooking. Hope all is well in your corner of the world. Much love, Ranjini
Toggle Commented Jan 10, 2015 on beginnings and endings at scrapologie
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Thank you Nirupama! How are you? If you have a chance, send me your address - I'd like to send you a little something - a small RAK if you're still scrapbooking. Hope all is well in your corner of the world. Much love, Ranjini
Toggle Commented Jan 10, 2015 on beginnings and endings at scrapologie
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Hello, friends. I've been absent for over a year, for a number of reasons. My life has changed dramatically over the course of a year. Here's a quick update of things that have happened in 2014: I accepted a new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at scrapologie
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Saturday morning poetry share. I haven't written poems in a long while. It feels infinitely good to stretch my poetry muscles. Bon Weekend! (image credited to Pinterest) You asked the color of my dreams. In sleep, my eyes have sought... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2013 at scrapologie
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image from Pinterest Besides the Autumn poets sing A few prosaic days A little this side of the snow And that side of the Haze -Emily Dickinson Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at scrapologie
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Hello friends, I've missed blogging and making art, but I never stop thinking about both. I've been exceptionally busy this year. I hope you've been well. For me, this has mostly been a year of learning to balance home, work,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at scrapologie
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It's been a long journey, but I am happy to say I did it! I reached my weight loss goal of 135 lbs mid March. I've learned so much about myself along the way. I've learned that I am more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2013 at scrapologie
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Purdah I, by Imtiaz Dharker | Illustration by Alessandro Gottardo Purdah I One day they said she was old enough to learn some shame. She found it came quite naturally. Purdah is a kind of safety. The body finds a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at scrapologie
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Weigh in today was 137.5 pounds, 1.5 pounds away from goal! I've made a few more changes to my diet/exercise. I'll start with diet. Breakfast is a protein shake (a single scoop of Pure Protein Vanilla Cream, 75% water, 25%... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at scrapologie
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Let tyrants fear, I have always so behaved myself that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and good-will of my subjects; and therefore I am come amongst you, as you see, at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at scrapologie
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So Alekha came home from school the other day to tell me that a boy in her class called her "fat" but then also called her "skimpy". Of course, my natural defensive Mommy instinct was "WTF?!" and I was very... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at scrapologie
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photo from Spearmint Decor I Loved You, by Aleksandr Pushkin I loved you; and perhaps I love you still The flame, perhaps, is not extinguished yet. It burns so quietly within my soul No longer should you feel distressed by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2013 at scrapologie
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All images below credited to Madam Pince's Tumblr which was a delightful discovery. Enjoy! -1- -2- -3- -4- -5- -6- -7- -8- -9- -10- -11- -12- -13- -14- -15- -16- -17- Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2013 at scrapologie
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Here's my promised image for the week... the first one is the original "Bonne Fete" postcard. Click on each image to save and print full size. I removed the text on the second one with the clone tool in PS.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2013 at scrapologie
Grumble. It has occurred to me that I am the only person in my house who knows how to change a roll of toilet paper. It's not rocket science, people!! It doesn't matter that in one of the bathrooms, there... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2013 at scrapologie
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Illustration by Mandy Sutcliffe of Belle and Boo Dear Alekha, You've grown so much this year. Not just physically, though you've certainly shot up in height, and are just a few inches shorter than me. I see the growth that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2013 at scrapologie
As a second-generation Indian American and a language lover, I have often felt that growing up in the midst of dual (and sometimes dueling) cultures has been both a blessing and a curse. To boot, being from Southern India and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2013 at scrapologie
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I know I said I'd post one a week, and then ended up doing three posts in a day! Really wanted to share these though, the images are so sweet and you can use them for valentine projects. Enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2013 at scrapologie