Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Currently List

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Currently List.




Watching: You guys have no idea how excited I am that the second season of Preacher finally premiered on Sunday. When I watched the show for the first time ever, I didn't know how to feel about it. I didn't hate or love the show, but I was so intrigued that I just had to keep watching. I also have been catching up on La Querida del Centauro. I am so behind on this show that I have been trying to watch a couple of episodes everyday.

Reading: As usual, I have been catching up on some blogs. I also really need to finish reading The Handmaid's Tale. Hopefully I can finish reading the book by the end of this week.

Listening: I love listening to my boys sing. Gabriel loves to sing and I think it's so cute when he makes up his own songs.

Making: I've been making blog posts for the rest of this week and have started drafting a few posts for next month.

Feeling: I definitely did not get enough sleep last night, but I'm feeling so awake and energized.

Planning: I have to start meal planning again. I also need to find new recipes to try so if you guys have any recommendations, please let me know.

Loving: It rained for almost an entire week so I am loving all the sunshine. Don't get me wrong, I love the rain, but a week of just rain is annoying.

What are you currently up to?

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Until next time...

Monday, June 26, 2017

Summer Sale



Happy Monday! I hope you all had a fun weekend! I have some new cards in my shop. Starting today, you can get 20% off your order in my shop with the code SUMMER. The code is valid until July 7, 2017.

Happy Shopping!

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Sweet Life Layout

Happy Saturday! Today I want to share a layout I made of some fruit cups that I bought from Edible Arrangements. It was my first time going to Edible Arrangements so I just had to document my first trip there.


To make this layout, I adhered my photo and a cut apart from an Amy Tangerine paper pad onto my cardstock. I used some transparency die cuts from my Freckled Fawn kit and adhered them using my Tombow Xtreme Adhesive tape runner. Once I had my die cuts in place, I added a resin grapefruit and a sticky note tab. I used my ruler to add some journaling lines and then added my journaling. I decided to add a wood veneer square to balance the layout. Since the middle of the square wood veneer has a star, I knew that I wanted to add either washi tape or patterned paper to the center. I ended up using the washi tape that is included in the kit. I simply put some washi tape on some scrap photo paper and then adhered it to my wood square. Then I glued the square to the cardstock.


The journaling says "I wanted to get a smoothie from Edible Arrangements since they were having a sale for National Smoothie Day. Unfortunately my local store doesn't sell them so instead I bought 4 fruit cups for $2.00 each. I will definitely have to go back and try some other fruits! Definitely a fan now!"


Supplies Used:

  • Tombow Xtreme Adhesive tape runner
  • Ruler
  • Pen
Did you celebrate National Smoothie Day?

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Friday, June 23, 2017

10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Friday! Today I'm linking up with CharlotteLindsay, and Chrissy for their weekly link up.



1. Edible Arrangements fruit salads

2. The Mist (TV Show)

3. Summer

4. Family Day

5. Captain Underpants movie

6. Crafting and Scrapbooking supplies

7. Stormy skies

8. Staying up late

9. Movie theatre popcorn

10. New ideas for my shop

What made you happy this week?

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Until next time...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Summer Bucket List

Happy Thursday! Yesterday was the first day of Summer and I'm so excited that the season has officially changed. Even though we have had Summertime weather already, I still thought it would be fun to make a Summer bucket list. Check out my list below.


  • Try new recipes
  • Go to the Farmer's Market twice a month
  • Explore new (to me) places in my city
  • Go for lots of walks
  • Make homemade popsicles
  • Eat lots of popsicles and ice cream
  • Buy lemonade
  • Go to the pool
  • Watch fireworks
  • Have a BBQ
  • Visit amusement and water parks
  • Relax
  • Read 4 books
  • Find a shop that sells soft serve ice-cream 
  • Wear more dresses and rompers
  • Have a picnic
  • Eat lots of fruits

What is on your Summer bucket list?

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Favorite Summer Beauty Essentials

Happy Wednesday! Usually I don't talk about beauty products, but today I wanted to share just a few of my favorite summer beauty essentials.


Biore Baking Soda Liquid Pore Cleanser: I have been a big fan of Biore and previously used their Combination Skin Balancing cleanser, but unfortunately they no longer make it. So I had no choice, but to try something new. I decided to stick with the brand and try their baking soda cleanser. I am happy to say that I have been using their Baking Soda cleanser for a over a year and I'm still loving this cleanser. It was the perfect replacement. I love that it has natural baking soda and it doesn't have a strong scent.

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream: I love using this BB cream. This BB cream is perfect for when I want to wear a little bit of makeup, but also want to avoid using foundation. This BB cream is easy to apply and feels so lightweight.

Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara: I don't wear mascara all the time, but I am loving Maybelline's new Lash Sensational mascara. It's really easy to apply, adds volume, and doesn't smudge. I usually buy the waterproof kind, but I always have a hard time removing this mascara (or any waterproof mascara). If you have any recommendations on makeup removers please let me know.

Aveeno Clear Complexion Moisturizer: I needed a new moisturizer since Biore apparently stopped making the moisturizer that I normally used. I had a hard time finding one that I liked, but decided to get an Aveeno moisturizer after reading some reviews. I've been using it for about a week and so far I'm loving it.

Sun Bum Sunscreen Lip Balm: I love Sun Bum's lip balms. I love the Pink Grapefruit and the Pomegranate lip balms. It lasts a long time and doesn't feel greasy.

Maybelline Baby Lips Color Balm Crayon: I think I'm starting to become a big fan of Maybelline. Not only do I like their mascara, but I also love their Baby Lips Crayon. I love that I don't have to reapply this all the time, it's moisturizing, and they have a pretty decent color selection. My favorite crayon is the Sassy Scarlet.

Suave Advanced Therapy Lotion: I received this lotion in two different voxboxes and I love it. This lotion does not have a strong scent and doesn't leave my skin feeling sticky or greasy.

What are your Summer beauty essentials?

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Until next time...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Currently List

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Currently List.



Watching: I caught up on Fear the Walking Dead and I have to admit that this season is really interesting. I also watched Still Star-Crossed and I really hope that this show does not get canceled. I've been hearing that the ratings have not been so great for Still Star-Crossed.

Reading: I'm still reading The Handmaid's Tale and hopefully I can finish the book by the end of this week.

Listening: This song has been stuck in my head. I have noticed that I have been listening to a lot of old songs and I am loving it.

Making: I haven't really been making a lot of art or layouts, but I have been making cards. I think I may start to offer custom orders in my shop.

Feeling: I'm a bit sleepy due to having a really busy, but fun weekend. We also had to get up really early today to get some errands done.

Planning: I plan to get some journaling done soon. I also want to work on some new blog posts, essays, and articles.

Loving: My boys and husband are just simply the best. I love spending time with my family. They are just the sweetest and funniest guys ever.

What are you currently up to?

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Until next time...

Monday, June 19, 2017

Weekend Recap

Happy Monday! I hope you all had an awesome weekend! We had such a fun weekend.

On Friday, I decided to go look for some art and am happy to say that I found three pieces of art work. I absolutely love the Free Art Movement. I have found new places while searching for the pieces of artwork and it's always nice to add some art to my collection. The two pieces below were made by Emily Kneubuhler.



On Saturday, John and I went on a date. We watched Wonder Woman and absolutely loved the movie. Gal Gadot and Chris Pine did such an amazing job. If you haven't watched the movie yet I highly recommend that you do. We also went to Barnes and Noble and took advantage of some amazing deals. John picked The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and I picked Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. We also bought The Adventures of Captain Underpants for the boys. The boys were so excited when we showed them the book.


On Sunday, we spent the day celebrating Father's Day. The boys and I gave John his gifts in the morning. Then we went to Six Flags White Water. After we left and came home, we ate some pizza and watched Tangled.



How was your weekend?

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Friday, June 16, 2017

10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Friday! Today I'm linking up with CharlotteLindsay, and Chrissy for their weekly link up.


1. Blackberry Lemonade

2. Strawberries

3. Rainy days

4. Old school music

5. Driving

6. Starburst Jellybeans

7. Air Conditioning

8. My curly hair

9. Awesome deals

10. Free Art Friday

What made you happy this week?

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Currently List

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Currently List.



Watching: I've been watching some art videos on Youtube. Most of the videos are people using the new mixed media collection by Jane Davenport.

Reading: As usual, I've been reading some blogs. I also just received a copy of The Handmaid's Tale and will start reading it this week.

Listening: My sons have the cutest and most hilarious conversations ever. I just love listening to them talk to each other.

Making: I'm working on some sketches and paintings. I'm still practicing, but so far I'm happy with how they are turning out.

Feeling: Today I have been really sleepy. I'm not even sure if I'll be able to sneak in a nap later because I have so much stuff to do.

Planning: I'm still working on my 100 Day Project, but I'm also planning on making some new cards for my shop. I'm planning on making some school cards and some Fall themed cards. I know it's only June, but it's better to get that stuff done early.

Loving: I absolutely love journaling. Today I was able to get a couple of journal entries done and it just felt amazing to put my thoughts down on paper.

What are you currently up to?

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Monday, June 12, 2017

10 Things I Can See From Here--Blogging For Books Review

Happy Monday! I just finished reading 10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac yesterday and am so excited to share my review.


10 Things I Can See From Here is about a girl named Maeve who suffers from anxiety and panic attacks. When Maeve's mother leaves for six months to go to Haiti with her boyfriend, Maeve is sent to live with her father, stepmother, and her twin stepbrothers. While she is there, she meets a girl named Salix who doesn't really worry about anything and is kind of carefree.

I love that this book covered several topics like anxiety, alcoholism, drug addiction, sexual assault, and same sex relationships. It can be hard for some people to talk about these topics and I think that Carrie Mac did a fantastic job on researching these topics and addressing these topics in the story. There were two things that did bother me about the story. I thought it was odd that Maeve basically forgives her former best friend for assaulting her and that her stepmother (and the rest of the family) were able to forgive Maeve's father so easily for all of the things that he had done. Maeve's father has issues with drinking, drugs, and basically is not a very good father or husband so it's hard to see (or rather read) how easily his family can forgive him. In my opinion, it didn't seem realistic how easily they were able to forgive him and it also seemed unrealistic how easy it was for Maeve to forgive her former best friend. Maeve definitely had a lot to deal with and had to overcome a lot challenges, but learns a lot along the way.

Overall, I enjoyed reading this book and I would definitely recommend that you read this book.

Have you read 10 Things I Can See From Here? If so, what are your thoughts on the book?

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I received this book from Blogging for Books in exchange for this review. All opinions expressed here are my own.

Friday, June 9, 2017

10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Friday! Today I'm linking up with CharlotteLindsay, and Chrissy for their weekly link up.



1. Lemonade

2. Sleeping In

3. Still Star-Crossed

4. Summer dresses

5. Strawberries

6. Caramel Chocolate Nut Cheesecake

7. Journaling

8. Tuck Everlasting

9. Making art

10. Sunshine

What made you happy this week?

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Until next time...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Random Thoughts

A while ago, I used to participate in a link up and share my Thursday Thoughts. I didn't know what to post today so I thought I would do something similar and share some random thoughts.


  • I was so excited when I found out that there was going to be revival of Prison Break. So now that season 5 of Prison Break ended last week, I really hope that they bring it back again. If  you haven't watched the latest season, I definitely think you should. I was hoping that more of the original characters would be in the show, but the new characters were pretty decent. 
  • I don't think I will never not be shocked when I see stores putting up Christmas and holiday displays up in June. Like it's June...it's not even Fall yet lol. 
  • I swear I get the best ideas at really inconvenient times...like in the shower or while driving. I say inconvenient because I can't write anything down while driving or in the shower so I basically have to hope that I can remember the damn ideas.
  • I can't wait for Fall. It's one of my favorite seasons. I'm so excited for cooler weather and Halloween.
  • My playlist on my iPod is all over the place. The other day I went from listening to Coldplay to El Zafiro to Charlie Puth to N.W.A and then New Kids On the Block. And. It. Was. Awesome!
  • I keep having this feeling that there are going to be a lot more changes than I anticipated and I'm not sure how to feel about it. It's not a bad feeling, but I am feeling a bit anxious and excited. Have you ever felt this way?
I'm not sure how often I will post my random thoughts, but if this is something that you would like to read, please let me know.

What are some of your random thoughts?

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Currently List

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Currently List.



Watching: I finally caught up on the last three episodes (season 2) of Fear the Walking Dead. And oh my goodness were those last three episodes crazy. I also plan to watch the premiere of the third season tonight.

Reading: As usual, I'm catching up on some blogs. I do plan to read a couple of chapters of the book that I need to finish.

Listening: I just heard Attention by Charlie Puth on the radio and now I absolutely love it.

Making: I'm still working on a few blog posts for this month, but I am so glad that more than half of them are done. I have been making cards for my 100 Day Project and for my shop. Oh and if you would like to purchase any of the cards that I made for my 100 Day Project, feel free to send me an email. I have posted some of the cards in my shop, but I still have several more to post.

Feeling: I'm feeling hopeful about a lot of things. I don't want to jinx anything so I won't say anything yet.

Planning: I've been trying to come up with some budget goals and plans. Being an adult is so much fun right lol.

Loving: Fruit Roll-Ups are so freaking delicious. For some reason, I have been craving Fruit Roll-Ups a lot even though it is rare that I buy them.

What are you currently up to?

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Playa Voxbox

Happy Monday! I was so excited when I found out that I would be receiving a voxbox from Influenster since it had been a while since I received one. I love reviewing voxboxes and trying out new products. The voxbox that I received is the Playa voxbox. I received five different products as well as a couple of coupons in this voxbox. Check out the items below.



Frank's RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce: I was so happy to receive this in my voxbox. I actually needed to buy some hot sauce for a recipe so this definitely came at the right time. I have tried Frank's buffalo wings sauce so I was excited to try their original cayenne pepper sauce. It was a bit spicy, but not too spicy. It added just the right amount of kick for my tacos.

Daisy Squeeze Sour Cream: I received a coupon for a free Daisy Squeeze Sour Cream in a previous voxbox so I was excited to receive another coupon. I love that this product is available in a squeeze bottle. This coupon also came at the perfect time because I was also out of sour cream and I planning to buy some for a recipe. 

Radiant Toothpaste by Colgate Optic White: This toothpaste is supposed to whiten teeth from the inside and out. I already use Colgate toothpaste, but have never tried the radiant toothpaste so I was a bit curious to see how it works. The mint flavor is not too strong which was nice. I was pleasantly surprised to see that it actually does work even though I just received it. 

Eva NYC Purse Perfect Hair Towelettes: I think these hair towelettes are so cool and very easy to use. I love that it's small enough to carry in a purse or bag. They are perfect for travel or when you leave the gym. The only downside to the towelettes is that the product felt a bit greasy. 

Suave Body Lotion - Advanced Therapy: I love Suave products and was so excited to try out this lotion. I really love that there was not an overwhelming scent. This lotion did not feel sticky or greasy and it really moisturized my skin. Although I don't suffer from severe dry skin, I think this lotion is perfect for everyone. 

Have you tried any of these products? What are some of your favorite products?

Thanks for visiting!

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DISCLOSURE: I received the products described in this post complimentary for testing purposes from Influenster. All opinions are my own and no compensation was received.
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Friday, June 2, 2017

10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Friday! Today I'm linking up with CharlotteLindsey, and Chrissy for their weekly link up.



1. Writing blog posts

2. Being ahead of schedule for June

3. Spending time with Mami

4. Popsicles

5. Still Star-Crossed

6. Lucifer

7. My boys' laughter

8. Me time

9. Shopping for Father's Day gifts

10. Funny memes

What made you happy this week?

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Until next time...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

June Goals

So long May...hello June! May was such a fun, but busy month and I am so excited for June. Today I'm sharing a recap on my goals for May and my goals for June.



Recap of my May Goals

  • Read 1 Book: This was a fail. I'm still working on 10 Things I Can See From Here. I didn't get much reading done because we were so busy in May. We had a lot of events, appointments, celebrations, etc. I'm a bit disappointed because I should have tried to schedule some more time to read.
  • Post 15 blog posts: This was a success. I posted 16 blog posts. 
  • Exercise more: This was a  fail. I. Have. To. Do. Better. 
  • Declutter makeup basket: This was a success. My makeup basket looks amazing. I also decluttered the entire bathroom.

June Goals

  • Read 1 Book
  • Post 20 blog posts
  • Start journaling again
  • Try 2 new recipes
  • Do more research on buying a home
  • Continue to work on my 100 Day Project
  • Work on handmade home decor

What are your goals for June?

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Until next time...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Currently List

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Currently List.


Watching: I have been catching up on the new season of La Querida del Centauro. It's a good thing that I set my DVR to record this show because I have a lot of episodes to catch up on. I loved the first season...the storylines were great. This season is a bit different and has some new characters, but so far the storylines are decent.

Reading: As usual, I'm catching up on some blogs. I still have to finish reading 10 Things I Can See From Here, but I'm not sure if I'll finish it by the end of this month.

Listening: I am loving this song. You can check out the song here. I had no idea that Shakira has a new album out so I was really excited to check out her new songs.

Making: I've been making cards for my 100 Day Project and have been posting them on Instagram. You can check out my cards here. I'm also working on some blog posts as well.

Feeling: I have so much to be grateful for. A lot of times, we take things for granted...it's important that we stop and be grateful for the things that we have.

Planning: I still have a few more blog updates that I need to work on. Thank goodness that I have accomplished my top blog goal which was to update my blog design.

Loving: So many of my friends have been posting graduation photos of their family members and friends. I've been reading lots of articles about graduations. I'm so proud of everyone who is graduating and going through amazing life events. I hope all of the new graduates are able to accomplish their goals and are successful in life.

What are you currently up to?

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Until next time...

Friday, May 26, 2017

10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Friday! Today I'm linking up with LindsayCharlotte, and Chrissy for their weekly link up.



1. The 100 Day Project (halfway done!!!)

2. Gabriel's End of the Year Class Party

3. Last Day of School

4. Making scrapbook layouts

5. New stamp set

6. Midnight Mint Mocha Chocolate Frappuccino

7. House hunting

8. Ice cream cones

9. Catching up on TV shows

10. Decluttering my bathroom

What made you happy this week?

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

#Winning Layout

Happy Wednesday! A couple of weeks ago, my family and I went to Dave & Buster's. It was so hard to take some photos because my boys would not stand still. They were so excited to play some games, so I was only able to get about three clear photos. I had to make a layout using one of the photos so I chose the best photo that I captured.


I was inspired by Eyoung Lee's scrapbook layout and decided to make a similar layout. Instead of using stamps, I decided to use some washi strips from Freckled Fawn's Iconic kit. Most of the supplies used in this layout came from this kit.


Once I placed the washi strips on the page, I adhered my photo using some foam dots. The dots added a bit of dimension. Then I began to place the embellishments near the washi strips. Since I used a Freckled Fawn kit, I didn't have to worry about matching the embellishments to the strips. I did add a few enamel dots from some Recollections enamel dot packs. I also used my Crate Paper Oasis stamp set for part of my title. I used the hashtag stamp since I didn't have a hashtag sticker.


Then I added my journaling and colored the stickers. As usual, I finished the layout by stamping the date on the bottom right corner of the layout.


It was so much fun adding all of the small embellishments onto the page. I really love how all of the colors pop.

Have you been to Dave & Buster's? 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Currently List

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Currently List. Sorry for the photo...it's been dark and rainy.


Watching: I'm finally catching up on the last two episodes of Prison Break. I'm actually watching one as I am typing this post.

Reading: Last weekend, John and I checked out a few homes that are on sale. Now I've been checking out other listings on Zillow and a few realtor sites.

Listening: I really love this song. Don't you just love when an old song plays on your phone or iPod?

Making: Last week, I fell a bit behind on writing some blog posts so today I'm working on some. My goal is to have 15 blog posts up by the end of the month.

Feeling: The school year is almost over and I may just be more excited than the boys. I can't believe that this school year has gone by so fast.

Planning: I have so many things that I want to do this summer so I have to start planning.

Loving: If you haven't tried the new Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino from Starbucks then I suggest you go get one. This new frappuccino is so delicious and I love the hint of mint.

What are you currently up to?

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Until next time...

Monday, May 22, 2017

Weekend Recap

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We had such a busy, but fun weekend.

On Friday, I was finally able to find the Jane Davenport watercolor palettes at Michaels. I was even able to use two 50% percent off coupons. I will be posting a review of the palettes soon. After we left Michaels, John and I had breakfast at IHOP. The breakfast was delicious and the service was awesome. While on our way home, we saw a house that is up for sale so we decided to check it out. Instead of going home, we decided to check out some more homes that are for sale. There were so many beautiful homes and I made a list so that we could talk to a realtor. If you have any tips on buying a home, please let me know.


On Saturday, my little sister called me and told me that there was a Community Block Party. She asked me to bring the boys. The boys were so excited. There were several booths, music, and food. The boys loved checking out the fire trucks and police cars. They even won some cool prizes. 




After checking out the booths and eating some snacks, the boys played at the playground. When we got home, we were all ready for a nap.




On Sunday, we spent the day at home. It was a productive day. I got a lot of laundry done and was able to work on a few projects. I had a really bad headache, but luckily I was able to get some rest in the afternoon. Since I was able to get a decent amount of rest, I know I will be ready for the new week.

How was your weekend?

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Friday, May 19, 2017

10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Friday! Today I'm linking up with CharlotteLindsay, and Chrissy for their weekly link up.



1. New blog design

2. Winning a giveaway

3. Jellybeans

4. Shrimp tacos

5. New ideas

6. Having hope

7. Blogger friends

8. Pretzels and chocolate hazelnut spread

9. Helping Michael with his school project

10. Completing the project

What made you happy this week?

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Until next time...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

We R Memory Keepers Mini Alphabet Punch Board Review

Happy Thursday! A couple of weeks ago, I heard about the Mini Alphabet Punch Board by We R Memory Keepers. I was so excited when I saw this product because I thought it would be really useful for all of the projects that I make. I knew that it would be perfect for cards, layouts, art journaling, and for my new journal. I also thought it would be perfect for school projects. There is a larger alphabet punch board that is available, but I really like the size of the mini punch board. After searching online, I finally found out that the only local store that carries the mini size is Hobby Lobby. So I decided to go to Hobby Lobby and purchase one.


Seriously how cute is this punch board? It's so small and has everything you need to punch out your letters. You can also punch out numbers and an exclamation point.


The punch board came with an instruction booklet. I highly recommend that you read the instructions first. I do have to admit that I got a bit frustrated because I kept messing up when I tried to make my letters. I did read the instructions, but the instructions were mainly visual instructions. The booklet did not have a lot of written words. The only instructions that I saw and read was to trim the paper to 1.5x2.5 inches using a paper trimmer or the punch board. Then everything else was just visual instructions so you have to look at the pictures and try to do everything that is shown. Luckily, I was able to find a video on Youtube that showed someone using the punch board. There is also an app that is available with the instructions as well. I think that's really cool because then you don't have to take the booklet with you.


Once I finally realized what I did wrong (which was a simple error lol), I was able to make a couple of letters. I love how they turned out. I plan to add the letter "E" to my journal.

Do you have the original alphabet punch board or mini alphabet punch board? What do you think of this new product?

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Currently List

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Currently List.



Watching: Sometimes I don't even know why I bother to watch the news. I also need to watch a couple of movies that my DVR recorded.

Reading: As usual, I'm catching up on some blogs.

Listening: Ghost Town by Adam Lambert will never get old. I love this song so much.

Making: I started making dinner early so that I can try and rest in the evening.

Feeling: I woke up at 3:30 in the morning so I'm super sleepy. I. Need. Sleep!!!!!

Planning: I plan to make some changes on my blog soon. I really want a new design.

Loving: Yoga pants and leggings are the best! They are so comfortable.

What are you currently up to?

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Until next time...

Monday, May 15, 2017

Awesome Ladies Project NSD 2017 Currently Me Mini Album

National Scrapbook Day was on May 6 and I decided to join a couple of challenges and workshops that were held throughout the weekend. I was so excited to work on the Awesome Ladies Project Currently Me mini album workshop. I really love how my album turned out. 


I kept my cover simple and used some patterned paper to cover a 6x6 cardstock. I wanted the pages to be a bit thicker than cardstock so adding the patterned paper helped. I embellished the cover with a couple of label stickers and alpha stickers. I may add a few more embellishments on the cover, but for now I think it looks ok.


Name/Date/Place

The first challenge was to document a name, date, and place. I simply added a photo of myself along with a few embellishments. I added an "E" alpha sticker for my name and wrote down the year and state that I am in.



Currently Watching

I really loved this challenge. I filled in the labels with all of the current shows that I have been watching. Then I added some enamel dots to the empty labels.



Currently Listening

I kept this layout simple and used some glitter enamel dots as bullet points. Then I wrote down the names of the songs that I have been listening to.



Currently Reading

This was another one of my favorite challenges. I love reading and decided to add a picture of my bookcase. I wrote down my favorite genre as well as mentioned which book I just finished reading. I also wrote down the name of the book that I am currently reading.


Currently Making

For this challenge, I added a photo of several of the cards that I made for my 100 Day Project.



Currently Feeling

This was another one of my favorite challenges, but it was also a bit hard to choose which feeling I wanted to focus on. I ended up choosing to focus on my feeling of excitement. I added a photo of my early Mother's Day gifts which were some brand new art supplies. I have so many ideas of projects that I plan to make using these new supplies.



Currently Planning

For this layout, I decided to make a list of things that I plan to do throughout the rest of the year. I added some label stickers and enamel dots. I used some alpha stickers for my title.



Currently Loving

For this layout, I used a photo of my husband and my sons. I used some alpha stickers to spell out "My Loves" and "My Boys". I added a heart enamel shape to the words. Then used a stamp on the right side of my layout.

This was one of my favorite mini albums and I am so glad that I was able to participate in this year's Awesome Ladies Project NSD online crop.

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Did you participate in any National Scrapbook Day challenges or workshops?

Thanks for visiting!

Until next time...

Friday, May 12, 2017

10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Friday! Today I'm linking up with CharlotteChrissy, and Lindsay for their weekly link up.


1. Good news

2. We R Memory Keepers Mini Alphabet Punch Board

3. The weather

4. Spending time with my family

5. Advance movie screening of Everything, Everything

6. Winning a prize for Gabriel

7. Dave & Buster's

8. The moon

9. Kittens

10. Late nights

What made you happy this week?

Thanks for visiting!

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