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Mary Beth
Midwest
Hybrid Scrapbooker, real-life documenter.
Interests: interior decorating, photography, scrapbooking, my family.
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(Christmas gear at my moms house.) I have the foundation ready and all is go for the Ali Edwards inspired "december Daily" album. I am snapping photos left and right of all things Christmas and festive this year. And december first started off great. Yesterday, not so much. Nothing holiday... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Enjoy your family and friends and have a great Thanksgiving everyone! I love that the the crazy insane Christmas shopping holiday starts off with some quality time with your family. And tomorrow is the first time I don't have to be at work at 4 in the morning so I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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We thought Walter and Oscar needed some new toys. So Josh went to the pet store and bought a Kong ball for Oscar because he's been chasing a thing of pomade around so we took that as a sign that he would dig a ball. Nope, he wants nothing to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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With less than a week away from the start of the holiday season there are many things going on around here in preparation for the wonderful turkey day. Shopping for the massive amount of food we're going to have. I am so lucky that all I have to do is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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With all of the stocking we have at our house every Christmas (we even have ones for the dogs) it get kinda confusing on whos is whos christmas morning so last year I made some very generic name tags with a red sharpie and vowed that next year I'd make... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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I got new flannel sheets last night and they are awesome! So soft and warm. And cute too. Lol. The snow flakes are making me wish for winter, and that's crazy cause I am not fond of snow. I think it's cold already and it's still 60 degrees here. But... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
I woke up this morning to read that all of the miners and the rescuers have gotten out of that mine safely. I watched updates on the internet all day long yesterday riveted at this whole ordeal. At the "escape pod" Phoenix, at the fact that they don't seem to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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I thought they were all done growing for the year. We've already had frost so surely they would all die off soon. My plants have had a rough year. Some didn't even flower, and then theres this one... Right up front and center in the flowerbed, where I always plant... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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I am soo shocked that it's October already, but I am excited. I cannot wait for the days where I can wear hoodies all the time, and this means I can start Christmas shopping (i know it's way early but I started in October last year and somehow managed to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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My morning drive to work was filled with the dreamy fog that I love so much. I was trying to drive and take a photo of it (I know thats a very bad thing to do while driving, but it was on a road without other cars.) And everyone I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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I am 88 days behind on my 365 day album. I should be ashamed of myself. I worked all weekend on it to try and get caught up and then I ran out of the white cardstock I use for the journaling. So I am still behind. But all of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Last week the United States Postal Service delivered the Shutter Sisters book. I had to order it online because Barnes&Nobles doesn't carry the book and Borders only has it online. And I just had to have it. So I ordered it from amazon.com and it was ten bucks cheaper. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Josh let Lexi drive the riding mower around the yard. Kinda scary. LOL She drove circles around our little tree. How cute... :-) Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. I did alot of hanging out with my family and sewing. It was good to have three days off work.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Epiphanie is turning one and is having a sale! So if your looking for a super-cute camera bag then head over to ephipaniebags.com and order one. You will also be entered to win a canon camera. YEAH!!! I bought the Lola bag a couple of months ago and absolutely love... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
Ok, I'm gonna start reviewing all the blogs I read every week. Not because I want to be mean and nasty (cause that's not who I am) but because I learn a lot from the blogs I read and they inspire me to try things and do new things. Mostly... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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I don't get my mom in photos very often but the other day she saw me messing with the self-timer on my camera. And I asked her to be in the photo with me... she hesitated. And I told her that our heads weren't gonna be in the photo, just... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Slippers. After a couple of long weeks editing wedding photos I brought out a new pair of slippers to reward myself. I stockpile them because they only seem to sell them around Christmas time and I wear them year round. So now I get a bunch of them during the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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The last week has been spent cropping and color-correcting and of course ooo-ing and awe-ing over wedding photos. I still have lots to do but the hard part is almost over. I am 20 photos shy of having the wedding party photos all done. Then all thats left is the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Happy Monday everyone! I hope you had a great weekend. I photographed my first wedding this weekend. Josh took photos too. He did a great job and he is fearless. It was the hardest thing I have ever done. And I'm not sure if I could handle weddings every weekend.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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The movie theater that I grew up with is being tore down. I saw so many movies there when I was younger and then they built a gigantic, fancy, new theater a couple of miles away and no one wanted to go to the older one anymore. It has sat... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Josh and his dad Dave are in the plastering trade. And they are quite good if I do say so myself. I have never seen them work together before and it was really cool. They were adding swirls to the walls in our basement. They seem to have a system... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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I found a recipe on Becky Higgins website for French Dip Sandwiches. I had my doubts about this one, I mean I had very high expectations because I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the ones from Arby's. Boy was I pleasantly surprised. We cooked it in the croc pot for 4 hours,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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We are going to start the week out with a review. And it's the new Nikon SB-600 Speedlight. And let me tell you... it is AWESOME!!!! It's fully adjustable and can be hooked up wirelessly if you want to use it off the camera. I chose this one over the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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Every night Josh and I watch Good Eats in bed. I look forward to it. We talk and learn about food and cooking and it's fun. But on Saturdays Good Eats isn't on, iron chef is. And even though Alton Brown is the host it's not the same. And it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2010 at Olie Wiggle
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I have been so tired lately. I come home from work and all I can think about is going to bed. LOL (Thats a sure sign of getting old, right?) I am sorry that I have been gone from the blog a lot lately. But I promise to do better.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2010 at Olie Wiggle