About Me

I am a 51 year old woman who in the past few years have been through one thing after another. Even though I see God's hand in it all it has and continues to be a difficult road. I feel I cannot be the only person thinking and feeling the way that I do. Maybe not all of you and its not my intention to offend yet to help. So if you disagree then lets agree to disagree. This is the truth as it applies to my life and we could differ. This is my journey and I pray that in some way it may be helpful for you or someone you know. God Bless you all on your journey whatever it may be.

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Friday Freebie!!!

I am greatful it is Friday!! The weekend is here. I am glad that this was a short week. John went back to school yesterday and he seems to be getting back into the routine of things. I am glad that he is well. It is nice to have my days back too! It is funny though. I miss having him around. I love him so much and got so used to him being with me the past month. So it is an oxymoran that I am glad and sad both! lol

John's teeth problem was minor. He tolerated the Dentist very well and we were able to get a really good x-ray. Where his molars are coming in it seems the roots are gone off of the baby teeth. So they should pop out at any time. This is a relief. There are no major cavities that could be causing pain. It seems the only problem is that his gums are inflamed where his teeth are coming in. I got some ambesol (mint flavored) believe it or not John likes it. It seems to be doing the trick. He is eating and drinking normally today. A big relief!! On March 5th he has a follow-up appointment and another chest x-ray. I will give you all an update at that time.

As the time gets closer for my older son to come home on leave the more excited I get. I miss him so much!! I know he will miss Hawaii as he transfers to San Diego but at least the climate change isnt too bad. My parents are doing okay. Just waiting on those tests for my father. I need to ask my mom when they will be. I hate waiting. That is always the worst part. When you do not know what is going on.

The weather here was spectacular during the eclipse. My camera's batteries ran out!! I was so bummed. My DH got some really awesome pictures though! I will be sharing them with you in the coming month. I cant wait to get them scrapped. I will have to make a special little kit for them.

The dog is doing better and is feeling pretty well. I can bathe him in a few days and that will be so good. He smells so bad. That is the one thing about Shitzues they smell.

Well, I bet you are saying: "Forget about your family I want the freebie!!" Okay, here it is:



It is from a kit that Marsha and I are working on. These were the rejects! I hope you like them!

Make sure to hit the chat room on March 4th at 7:00pm est. time! It will be our first Chat together. It is called "Grow your Elements" Since this is the intro chat you will find out the element when you come to the chat. The featured kit will be "Irish Gold" It will be in the store for $3.00. When you come to the chat you will find out and receive your elements for freebies!!
This is going to be so fun I cant stand it!!! You will also find out what the challenge is and be given 3 WEEKS to complete it!!! The posting gift is two SticKits and if you use our kit you will receive an awesome Alpha! So mark your Calendars for March 4th at 7:00PM!!!

Thanks for reading all the way to the bottom is you did and I hope to post more tomorrow. You know how that goes though. The first week of March I will be back on the TSG Blog and that will be so much fun!! Make sure to come and visit me there!!

Monday, February 18, 2008

Layout Share

Tonight I have a layout to share with you that I made for the Blueprint in my Garden Challenge at The Scrapping Garden. http://www.scrappinggarden.com/ I used a kit that I was working on. I have named it Celtic Dreams. It is a fun kit to work on and I am learning alot from it. I now have another Designer who is sharing her wisdom with me to help me learn better design principles. Her Name is Marsha and she is known as Froggypond on the forum. Make sure to check out her store too after you get finished looking at mine! lol :) Anyway here is the layout.


This is a couple of pictures of our Dream Trailer. We hopefully will live in this Trailer. As soon as my DH retires we will be on the road. We will be getting a fireplace where the cabinet is under the TV. John will also have his own bed. We are so excited. I cant believe this is something that can be possible for us. We will need to get a new truck also so that we have a truck that can pull this large of a trailer.

Well, what do you think about the kit? Do you like the colors and the gold border? What are some things you would like to see in the kit? I have tons of Irish Blood in me. I think that is where I get my short temper from. Also, when I was younger I had strawberry blonde hair. Red hair does run heavily in our family. I tease about having Irish and Scottish blood which I do. Well the story is that Scottish and Irish people have never been very fond of each other. I tell people that is why I have so much conflict going on inside of my head! lol I have enjoyed putting this kit together. I still have a lot more work to do although I do not think it will be much longer before it is ready.

John did not have too good of a day today. I hope he isnt getting sick again. Although he is cutting four molars right now also. He isnt wanting to eat which makes me think his teeth are hurting him. Poor guy if it isnt one thing it is another. I will be calling the dentist tomorrow to try to get an appt as soon as possible. His fever is still normal. I just think it is his teeth. Dean is desperately worried about him again. I hope tomorrow will be better for him.

I will write to you tomorrow. Hope you had a nice holiday!

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