HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Happy New Year!!!  I can’t believe it’s 2014 already…the past year just seemed to ZOOM by.  2013 left our family with some wonderful milestones, most importantly, our first grandchild! Look at that face!!  I fall more in love every time I see it! 2014 is sure to bring us more fun, and we’ll see another …

A Purple Christmas

Oops!  I’m late getting this post and project published because I got caught up in celebrating the holiday with my husband, daughter, and son-in-law-to-be.  It was wonderful!  I hope you had an awesome day too! Even though it’s a little after the fact now, I wanted to share one of my last Christmas cards of …

Time To Wrap The Presents!

Happy Wednesday!  It’s time for another installment of Purple Passion over at MFP Speedy TV! Oh my gosh…only one week left til Christmas!  I can’t believe it’s come up so fast.  I realize it’s because Thanksgiving was a week later than usual, so there wasn’t as much time in between the two holidays to get …

Santa Bird!

Happy Wednesday?  How’s your holiday prep going?  I’m mostly on track except that I should be sending my Christmas cards out and haven’t even started addressing the envelopes yet.  I worked so hard earlier this year with my Christmas Card Catch Up project, so I have the cards made and ready…now I just need to …

Happy Autumn!

Wow…is Thanksgiving really tomorrow?  How did that all happen so fast?  In my mind, it’s still summer!  Today is the day for my weekly column, Purple Passion, on MFP Speedy TV. For my card this week, I used purple in the background for my matting.  Sometimes, that’s a great way to use a color that’s …

Batman and Robin!

Holy Purple Batman!  It’s Wednesday already and time for another installment of Purple Passion om MFP Speedy TV! First of all, happy birthday to my awesome and wonderful son!!!  I love him and I miss him and I hope he has the best day ever! Soooo, in honor of my son and his love for …

Happy Birthday Husband!

Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear husband…..happy birthday to you!  Monday was my dear sweet man’s 50th birthday, and on top of a few other surprises, I had just HAD to make him a special card.  My husband is one of those rare men who love teddy bears…YAY!  So I …

Halloween Goodies!

Only one more week until chocolate, um, goodies, Halloween!!!  Now that I’ve officially joined the ranks of the “vintage” (I had a dreaded milestone birthday two days ago) and my kids are all grown, what I want to know is….whose trick or treat bags do I get to raid?  It’s SUCH a bummer!!  Oh well! Join me …

A Glittery Merry Christmas!

Happy hump day to you!  The week is half over and the weekend is coming!  Hubby and I are having a gigantic birthday party this weekend!  Our birthdays are a week apart and we’re celebrating the big scary 50 this year…yuck!  We figure we’ll be surrounded by family and friends and alcohol, and forget all …