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Jacki
Philadelphia
Creating, every day, with coffee always close at hand.
Interests: cross stitch, card making, scrapbooking, project life, reading, running, lifting, baking, gluten-free, primal, paleo
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Jun 25, 2015
I definitely will!!
Toggle Commented Jun 20, 2015 on Irish Blessing | Cross Stitch at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Rose! I've been told by more than one person that I need to sell this graph, so I might have to seriously consider doing that! It's such a wonderful sentiment.
Toggle Commented Jun 19, 2015 on Irish Blessing | Cross Stitch at a whole lotta latte
Thank you, Jamie!!
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2015 on Irish Blessing | Cross Stitch at a whole lotta latte
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I normally don't do this, but it's been so long since I've done a stitch post (or really any post for that matter....where does the time go??) that I wanted to share this with you. In the past, when I've stitched a gift, I wait until it's framed and given... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
Hi Robin!! Thank you!! I had no idea it'd been so long since I posted until I wrote this post! It's been ages!! Oh, your planner must be so well-loved by now! I'm sure the Coach leather is perfectly worn and still as lovely as when you bought it! I have many Coach products, and one of my favorites is my checkbook holder - it's buffalo leather and it's incredible. I'm still debating on what kind of binder I want - I kinda want to break away from my traditional black everything and get something purple (my fav color)....so we'll see!!! Thanks for stopping by as always!!!
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2015 on Planner Obsessed. at a whole lotta latte
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Back in college and grad school, I was obsessed with my planner. There was a Franklin Planner store in the King of Prussia mall (oh, KoP, how i miss you so...), and I would go every summer to get my refills, and then get out all my colored pens and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
RIGHT. SO GOOD.
Toggle Commented May 30, 2015 on It's Fridayyyyyy!!! at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Robin! I was expecting crowds, but not like that. I think part of it was because the Smithsonian Mall area has some serious construction going on, and most of it was blocked off, forcing people all around the outside of the lawn. It was hectic. Also, considering it was the first day we've had since probably October that was that nice out, everyone had the same idea i did - get me out of this house!!!!!
Toggle Commented Apr 15, 2015 on Spring has finally sprung. at a whole lotta latte
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You GUYS. I hope that you had as spectacular of a weekend as we had here in DC. I mean, OMG. Friday was eh, with rain and still kinda chilly, but Saturday? BE-A-UTIFUL. Sunday??? Equally as gorgeous. Saturday I finally decided to venture into DC, because I had to figure... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
Prayers for you and your family, Marie. I lost my dad 2 years ago to cancer. May these wonderful memories you have keep him alive in your heart forever.
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2015 on My Dad at Stitch In Time
I just checked it out - it looks really good, and got good reviews! Thanks for the suggestion, Anna! No matter what triggered it! haha!
Toggle Commented Apr 11, 2015 on Nerd Alert. at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Robin! Yes, it's the Easter Row from Bent Creek. I hope you had a wonderful day! PS - thanks!! I was happy I was able to figure out how to get it back up there, eve if it' is a little smaller than it used to be :-)
Toggle Commented Apr 6, 2015 on Happy Easter! at a whole lotta latte
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Wishing you all a Happy Easter! Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
Hi Robin!! i'm sorry - they're Project Life - it's a scrapbooking system to make getting all your scrapping done in quick, easy steps, with various pocket pages and minimal embellishments. The idea is to preserve the memories and tell the everyday stories, because it's the little, everyday things that add up to the big stuff during the year. There are kits and cards, and themed cards, and just about everything you could imagine - it's gotten really popular over the last couple of years. I really like it because i work better on a smaller scale - traditional 12x12 layouts are really intimidating for me. For a better point of reference, since I don't really post too many pics of my project life album here, my December Daily album is a take on the yearly Project Life album. You can also go on beckyhiggins.com to learn more - she's the one who created this system. Ali Edwards also has a great site, and so does Kelly Purkey, in case you wanted to see what it was all about!!
Toggle Commented Apr 4, 2015 on COFFEE. COFFEE. COFFEE. at a whole lotta latte
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It's no secret I have a love affair with coffee. I used to drink so many lattes, I named my blog after that obsession. Over the last year or so, I've gotten back into stamping since I've been making my Christmas cards and keeping project life album. Stamps are a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
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I've been impatiently waiting for my eleventy billion ebooks to come off the hold shelf at the library, so in the meantime, I checked out one from the history section. Because...I'm a nerd. And also because, the American Revolution, Civil War, and Turn of the Century eras in American History... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Robin!! Very nice! I keep seeing the Year in Chalk pieces online and I love them!! Enjoy!! PS - me, too!!! I really need to figure out how to get that back up there....
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2015 on Finally Friday | Cross Stitch at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Terri!! Snow where you are??? That's just insane. It's super cold here again, so I'm definitely staying in and stitching, too!!
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2015 on Finally Friday | Cross Stitch at a whole lotta latte
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What a rainy, cold Friday.....but at least this week is over and we can celebrate the weekend! Yes! First things first. You may have noticed the layout of my blog changed quite a bit. I realized that my blog was not reader friendly on mobile devices, and since I'm sure... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
Thanks, Robin! Well, I still have the Shores of Hawk Run going, and I have a few gifts I'm lining up the supplies for...but I may have to have another small going, too, since the gifts I'll be doing are on the bigger side. They'll be top secret until the gifts are given to the recipient, but I'll def do a post of them!!
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Did you ever have one of those days where you felt just like Will Ferrell's character in "Zoolander"? That was me all.day.long yesterday. All day. When I got home, I was totally wired to workout, but actually ended up feeling like I was too wired...if that even makes any sense.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
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It's no secret that I love old movies. Love them. TCM is in my "favorites" on my channel lineup, and I had a ton on my DVR back in Philly....but lost them all when I had to give that box up for a VA approved box. So sad. Recently, TCM... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at a whole lotta latte
Haha I hope you splurged and got a really good donut!! Sometimes, there really is nothing better. Luck you with only getting rain - the snow was a major pain on Friday. Here's hoping that is the final winter weather we'll get!! Hope you had a great weekend and were able to stitch or craft!
Toggle Commented Mar 23, 2015 on It's Fridayyyyyy!!! at a whole lotta latte
Nice!! I'm marking that down, so I have an excuse to make them in June! Not that I really need one, but ya know. :-) One of these years, I'll have my act together enough to make pie for Pi Day....
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2015 on It's Fridayyyyyy!!! at a whole lotta latte