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Nora
Orange County, CA
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We met Mac out in Vegas for his birthday a couple weeks ago and then Sean and I went on to Sedona for a couple of days. It was amazing that just a few days felt like so much time... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Sean has a week left of summer vacation and I am trying not to be mopey about it. We have had plenty of time and we love our jobs and will be just fine when we get back in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Most everyone loves their birthday, but throughout his life Mac has loved it an extra whole heck of a lot. And he decided about a year and a half ago that turning twenty-one would be the biggest life event in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I have sat at my desk for four years. Between four years of creating and grading college classes (and three of those years spent helping to run a cheerleading program) I have been on my trusty desktop computer a whole... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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When I took down the 4th of July mantle decorations I wanted to put something up for the rest of the summer. I gathered a few things that have been here before, along with a fabric wreath I put together... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
Oh my goodness gracious is that the kindest comment ever! I have never thought of it that way, but I think you are really, really right. :)
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A few years ago now I gave Mac's cousin a college survival kit as a high school graduation gift. Thankfully she really liked it, so I have given the gift to other high school grads a couple of times since... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
Yes, right in the app. Ninety-nine cents for an 8x8 page and five dollars shipping. I make an order about every 3 months or so.
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2017 on Project Life 2017: 01 at Just Make Stuff
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I totally understand the feeling. If I had waited to catch up on any scrapbooking before jumping into using the app, I would have never done it. I am so thankful that I just started. We are on our phones so much anyway that it makes it easy to spend a few minutes here and there.
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2017 on Project Life 2017: 01 at Just Make Stuff
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I was working on week twenty-seven today (and received my second batch of printed pages last week), so I thought I'd finally share week's one through sixteen. For 2017, I am using the same title cards each week (it's the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dill dip, s'more bars, brownies, rice crispy treats, little berry fruit cups, root beer floats, fireworks, music, family and friends. We are getting ready to host one of our favorite celebrations of the year.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Throughout the school year I am often at the computer working hard or procrastinating on working hard, but nevertheless still at the computer. So far throughout this summer I have been away. I have barely turned the computer on in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I have saved images with color combinations I like for a few years now. When I want to make a digital something or another (like stripes for blog banners), I open the image in Photoshop Elements and use the color-picker... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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The last of three schools I teach at wrapped up the semester this past week. For the past two school years the classes I've taught for the community college have been on high school campuses. This past spring I was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Will you please humor me by letting me catch up on all the tomato growing fun and excitement around here? I'm guessing you're thinking, "Yeah, no, I just came here to see crafts. By the way, where have those been... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
OH my goodness, no. I only could dream of being able to create my own fonts. :) These are free fonts and the links to each one are underneath the image. Just click the numbers, one.two.three.four.five.
Toggle Commented May 22, 2017 on Five favorite fonts... at Just Make Stuff
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links to each font: one.two.three.four.five and here are more favorite fonts. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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At the beginning of the year I had fresh, new cards for my students to get into small groups for each class meeting. And here is the stack at the end of the year. They have been picked up and... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I was able to make four pages on Saturday...they are simple, but a little messy colorful, and just fun. Hopefully this is just the beginning of more... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I bought this binder back in January from the office supply store with basic page protectors. They don't really make 8.5x11 scrapbook albums anymore, but I wanted to go all the way back to the beginning. May 1, 1996 So... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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This weekend I got my planner cleaned out and organized for May. I also stamped a whole bunch of walks on my goal sheet since we are closing in on 100 so far this year. Only two books read though...and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I am catching up on the last four days of Week in the Life 2017. Thankfully I was able to take photos, but I didn't get around to putting it all together until now. Glad to have another week of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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At the state school I have been at the longest I get to work with the two most wonderful department administrative assistants...so bringing them well-deserved gifts is one of my favorite things to do. For this year's Administrative Professionals Day... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
It's called "Command" Hope you like the cookies!
Toggle Commented Apr 24, 2017 on Week in the Life: Wednesday at Just Make Stuff
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It's called "Command". Hope you get a better score than I did. :)
Toggle Commented Apr 24, 2017 on Week in the Life: Wednesday at Just Make Stuff
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