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I'm a 40-something course coordinator, crafter and instructor who is a wife to an amazing guy and mother to a sweet young lady and active handsom lad.
Interests: tea, scrapbooking, papercrafting, painting, sewing, crochet, books, classic movies
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It is late for me to be up. But I still am. I have been playing with a bunch of art supplies making pretty messes in my kitchen. You know, I really should not be allowed to purchase "artsy" or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Spot of Tea
My kids are growing up, ready or not. DD is off spending the night at a friends house. She packed her little overnight case, even remembered to pack her comb, brush, toothbrush and toothpaste. No prompting either. DS is sleeping... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2010 at Spot of Tea
The first week of school is almost complete. DD has the teacher that she wanted, has the friends she likes in her class and is having fun with homework. Had DS's first "home visit" from his preschool teacher. He wants... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2010 at Spot of Tea
many different things at this moment in time. This September 1st was very different from last year's. Last year we buried my mom. It has been a rough road getting to today. Lots of ups and downs, twists and turns.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at Spot of Tea
So, house cleaning is one of my least favorite things to do. It wasn't too bad when there was only me to clean up after. Add a hubby who doesn't get that you can put things away or put them... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2010 at Spot of Tea
DS turned the big 4 yesterday. Wow, how did my baby get to be 4 years old so fast??? We didn't have a party, just a little dinner with ice cream cake. He loves ice cream cake, who doesn't? Now... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Wow, it's already Friday night. Where did the week go? Tonight was "homemade chicken nugget" night. The kids like these even better than mcD's which is pretty high praise indeed. I think part of the fun is that they get... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2010 at Spot of Tea
I've been out of it for a bit lately. Sick kids. Hubby sick. I'm sick. Taking care of a house full of sick people is exhausting. I haven't been very creative, active or anything. Still tired beyond belief but starting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Gorgeous day out yesterday. Not too hot, breezy and beautiful. Kids and I were outside most of the afternoon and early evening. I had my camera with me which means I got a few good shots. I was thinking that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2010 at Spot of Tea
DD is still in the unwell category. Took her to the docs and was not surprised to find she has a throat infection and has to be on an antibiotic and cough medicine. Being sick in the summer is not... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Love what Elsie Flannigan is doing over at her blog - A Beautiful Mess - with 4 simple goals. Decided that it is a good opportunity to do a bit of focusing on what is important to me. Here are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2010 at Spot of Tea
It's that time of year again. Seems I get this need to clear out the entire house just before school sets in. Not sure why but it happens every year, even before I had kids. I have found that this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2010 at Spot of Tea
My camera is on the fritz. I either need to replace the poor thing or it just needs a new set of batteries. I've been recharging the same sets of batteries for years. I'm hoping that all I need to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Camera decided to have issues today. Not really sure if it is the camera or that none of the batteries are any good. Trying to take some photos of projects, the kids playing and some yummy looking veggies. Blah. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2010 at Spot of Tea
August is here and that means it is hot, hot, hot. It isn't as hot around here as some other places but it is hot enough. I am so not a hot weather person. Wishing we had a nice big... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Spot of Tea
While checking out the Cloth Paper Scissors website I found the forums and discovered some fun challenges. Love the "100 Day Challenge" by Leilani Pierson. How fun to do 100 days of art in mini size - 3" x 5".... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Have been busy creating class samples for all the August classes I've got coming up at Old Town University. A couple of One-Stroke painting classes - Cards and Welcome Plaque. A few paper crafting/ scrapbooking classes - Travel Mini Album,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Finished my first Cloth Paper Scissor swap and it's ready to mail on Monday. Turned out well, not exactly as I thought it would but still close to what I imagined. Wish I could have found some crystal or glass... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2010 at Spot of Tea
The week is half over and I've still got plenty to do. House cleaning, yard work, fun in the sun with the kids, bike rides, baking with zucchini, working on a few projects. It's been a busy week as usual.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Summer naps! Kids having too much fun playing outside, riding bikes and being in the pool or sprinkler. Wears them out. Love naps. I won't mind taking one myself but at the moment I get caught up on housework, scrapbooking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2010 at Spot of Tea
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The kids love riding bikes and they have been on them all summer. DD has been riding so much that she had a blow-out on one of her tires. DH, DD and DS had to walk their bikes back from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Why didn't anyone tell me how addictive the whole "art journaling" thing is???? I've been reading about it (love Art Journaling magazine) and even used some of the techniques for scrapbooking but had not tried the actual thing myself. I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2010 at Spot of Tea
Still working on mini albums. Have so many ideas running in my head of these little things to make. A Halloween one that resembles a trick-or-treat bag. Another made from teabag envelopes, love this itty-bitties. Still working on one with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2010 at Spot of Tea