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Nora
Orange County, CA
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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 2 days ago 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 6 days ago 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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1) In addition to always having a water bottle with me, this school year I've gotten into the habit of taking a glass of water with me to drink in the car as I drive to campus. 2) Happy texts... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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1) After discussed health issues today in my Women & Gender Studies classes groups worked together to fill out birth plans...oh did I laugh with them all day long 2) A bag for group work cards, a bag for my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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1) I got up at 6:50am and dragged myself to work out with my iPad while watching the news. Sean puts a jar of water in our room for me and I'm sure he picks heinous straw and lid color... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Since my first year teaching, my fall semester students get "college isn't scary" cards and in the spring there are "some bunny wants you to do well" cards. I go around with a little draw string bag as my students... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Just Make Stuff