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Nora
Orange County, CA
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We were going to go to new York since I love it so much...we had a crazy idea about trying to make it to Iceland...we talked about Maine...Nashville...Austin...Sedona. We finally decided that we would check off the redwood trees from... 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
I signed up the minute I saw it...can't wait :)
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This photo is actually from three years ago when we went to go see some Redwood trees at a local park. Tomorrow, Sean and I are headed to Northern California to see the real deal. It's our first vacation in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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In addition to giving "Take Care of Yourself" kits, Sean is giving gifts at his school too. I made a tag with this digital kit and this font. He's also baking a few batches of these Inside Out Cookies to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I think it's official that my favorite little gifts to give are some version of a kit. This week, for Administrative Professionals Day, I put together little zipper pouches of "Take Care of Yourself" kits. Just handy items to have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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These felt circles have been cut out since early March...just sitting there waiting to be made into a little garland idea I had and ran out of time before it was finished. This weekend I need to get a bunch... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
Hi Tina, Of course you can post. :) Sean and I knew about burying it some too, but I agree on SO MUCH. I would love to hear what you learn...thanks.
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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My Sociology of the Family class had to create a family and tell that family's story through more than a dozen of the concepts we've studied this semester. And, of course, there were crayons involved. Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
The pen loops were purchased from The Container Store. If you click on the words "pen loop" in the post there is a link to them. As for the divider, that is actually part of the pen loop that you see poking out and the "divider" is just a piece of cardstock I included in between the notebook paper and the page protectors in the back.
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2016 on Errand Notebook Gifts... at Just Make Stuff
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This year's little thank you gift for each cheer booster board member was a notebook to keep in the car as they run errands and need to remember everything. I actually have always had a binder in the car for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Tonight is his senior banquet. These photos, along with requisite embarrassing baby ones, will be in the senior section of the slide show. I am getting more and more sad that the end of high school cheer is coming...actually we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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The to-do list is written for the week and it's a bit daunting. The cheer banquet is at the end of the week so I have gifts to make (the "I am very busy" print is part of it), banquet... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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Making some kind of label for each of our tomato plants is really one of my favorite crafts each year. This year I grabbed some wood pieces from the craft store, painted them with some watered-down acrylic paint, stamped the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I have a bunch of cards I've been meaning to share. I made this one for the original owners of our house. After selling they moved to Oregon, but we have kept in touch through the years. They celebrated their... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I am on the other half of my spring break this week. Last week was the state college and this week is the community college. This means I have every afternoon free so today, during the time I am usually... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
We eat some, but I mostly give it away to neighbors, family, and friends.
Toggle Commented Apr 4, 2016 on It's tomato time... at Just Make Stuff
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This year we picked out ten varieties. I probably should not get as excited as I do about these little plants, but I cannot wait to see them grow. I also printed out a batch of planting notes for the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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After four years of cheer crafting, our last batch of banquet invitations was completed over the weekend. Here is 2013, 2014 and 2015. This year's version included making our own envelopes and those little red bows. Other than that it's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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It's 9:49 on Wednesday morning and I am straightening up way too much stuff around the house. I have been extra messy these last few days. Usually at this day and time I am in front of my Sociology of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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This is about as crafty as I got for the holiday, but we are still looking forward to hosting our family's homemade brunch tomorrow. Hope you have a wonderful celebration too. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2016 at Just Make Stuff
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I was not selected as a finalist for the Women's Studies position. I have not heard about the Sociology one yet. I'm similtaneously hopeful and terrified. If I do not get the job, the extra downside will be that the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2016 at Just Make Stuff