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Emily Jones
Mommy/Scrapbooker/Musician.
Interests: music, games, photography, scrapbooking, interior design
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I just read this post by the lovely Steph Howell. And I can SO relate. So much. Can't we all? But what struck a chord with me, is not just Stephanie's heartfelt words and the way she writes with such... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2011 at Emily Jones
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This morning has been stressful. Jim had to work today, and that leaves three stir-crazy kiddos with me all day with nothing to do. I asked the kids if they wanted to maybe do a craft and Joey said: "Can... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2011 at Emily Jones
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This year we didn't plan anything too crazy for the big V-day....in fact I was quite content with just hanging out at home watching a movie, but Mr. Jones had other plans. ;) We decided to celebrate on Sunday the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at Emily Jones
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I've been on a card making kick lately...it started out last week when I was making my friend Michelle a Birthday card...now let me tell you..I've always hated making cards. I've always thought I was no good at it, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at Emily Jones
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Yes, I didn't know that it was Superbowl Sunday until yesterday. Lame, I know! You see, we decided in August that we wanted to shut off our cable and TV. I'm not fundamentally opposed to TV or anything, in fact... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2011 at Emily Jones
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So awhile back Jim and I were talking about how we rarely ever get to go out on a real date. With three kids, and family over an hour away, we don't usually have a babysitter, lest for maybe our... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2011 at Emily Jones
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So, I was on facebook the other day and a little add on the sidebar was displaying my statuses from the last year...naturally I got caught up in reading them, and after awhile I realized that my children are mischievous... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2011 at Emily Jones
Love ya babe! Thanks for the shoutout! <3 You still rock my world, and you are amazing everyday! Hugs, Em
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The other day I got upset over something so stupid. Something that was not worth crying about, but I did. I heaved heavy, loud, wracking sobs into Jim's chest. I sat on the top stair, of the two stair decent... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2011 at Emily Jones
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So, I'm back with another "redo". :) Ever since we got these vintage chairs, I have been obsessed with rearranging the living room to show them off.. They took a little fixing, okay, A LOT of fixing. Jim worked very... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2011 at Emily Jones
Love you! You are beautiful now, but I get the need to feel good naked and just feel like YOU. I don't need to wish you luck, because I KNOW you will succeed. You are a rockstar! <3 you, Em
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Hey all, So today I thought I'd share with you a fun project that I finished up the other day. As you can guess by the title of this post, I redid our kitchen for under $23!. Now, I am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2011 at Emily Jones
She is sooooo cute, and that headband is adorable! I can't believe she's 4 weeks already, that flew by fast!
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Happy New Year! I have to tell you, I am so looking forward to 2011 and what it has to offer. New beginnings are a good thing, new experiences, new goals and things to strive toward. We rang in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2011 at Emily Jones
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It's definitely starting to feel like Christmas! We've had our tree up since the second of December, and the lights too, but I'm getting so excited now that Christmas is only a few days away! We finsihed up our shopping... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at Emily Jones
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We saw Santa the other night. Seeing Santa has always come with mixed feelings for me. Don't get me wrong, I love Santa. But Jake does not. Jake, my sweet boy who has struggled with sensory/behavioral issues since birth, Jake... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2010 at Emily Jones
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Living in a small house, the one thing that constantly goes through your mind is: "Where can I put it?" It doesn't matter what "IT" is, you are usually hard pressed to find space. As a scrapbooker, the sheer quantity... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2010 at Emily Jones
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Recently I have discovered a love for a new hobby. Recycling and re-purposing furniture. I am absolutely obsessed with finding vintage and quirky pieces and making them my own. My favorite place to find pieces is Craiglslist and this awesome... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at Emily Jones
OMG! Melt my heart! She is so beautiful!
Toggle Commented Dec 12, 2010 on Smiles. at Serendipity
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I'm not sure how this happened, but my baby girl is three. It seems as if I wasn't paying attention and when I looked up she had turned into a girl. Not a baby, not even really a toddler anymore.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2010 at Emily Jones
Yay for pink! Can't wait to see the nursery, and of course sweet Layla! She will be beautiful!
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Normally I would preface a post like this with: "I'm back!" or "Sorry it's been so long!" but I'm not going to give you, (as if anyone is still reading this blog) some meaningless platitudes. Truthfully, I am not sorry... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Emily Jones
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Hey all, We are home from our family vacation to Coos Bay, Oregon, and it was so much fun! We were originally supposed to go for our anniversary but our childcare fell through, so we took the kiddos with us...I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2010 at Emily Jones
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It seems like the summer is flying by at an alarming speed, doesn't it?! We have had such a blast so far...every day, every week has been jam packed with fun stuff! Right now my parents are in Minnesota, visiting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2010 at Emily Jones