"I'll Pray for You"

How often do we tell a friend that we will pray for them and then it slips our minds?  Do you, like me,  find yourself, in the midst of a task, when a friend comes to mind and you feel terrible that you haven’t remembered to pray for her during a time of suffering? Image: paul david (busy running!) via Flickr ...more
I recently tweeted a comment about this and it is so true.  One of the most impactful moments of ...more

The Art Of Scrapbooking

 {From my personal blog, The Jack Chronicles}   ...more

Baby Scrapbook Page

Here is another layout that the fair judge refused to look at… I thought it was unique and would be different from the everyday pastel baby pages.  It would be perfect for a fall picture or first pumpkin picture.  My grandpa always used to call me Pumpkin Head… so, it all came together from there....more

Birthday Scrapbook Page

I entered several scrapbook pages into our county fair, and the Craft and Hobby judge refused to judge them because they were missing “expected elements”.  I didn’t put pictures on my scrapbook pages.  Whatever.  So, I am going to share these pages—and how to make them—with you over the next few days!...more

Mint Tin Upcycled Mini Album

Have you been snapping a ton of photos this summer? Me too. It's not the "taking" of the pictures that's tough for me... it's the What do I do with them? afterwards that sometimes gets me stuck.Here's a simple and cheap DIY idea for showing off those precious pictures. The finished project is so small... you can tuck it in your purse. And the next time someone asks you about what you did for vacation-- you can show them!...more
Hello there, Malia! Welcome to BlogHer! I just love your idea for this mini treasure box ready ...more

Is Scrapbooking a requirement of motherhood? If so, I am failing

I have to admit to being a slacker mom when it comes to pictures.  I take TONS of pictures.  The thousands of pictures I have taken are sitting on my iphone and computer  unorganized.  We have random physical pictures from other more organized people, strewn about about the house that get loved on so much that they end up falling to pieces.  While I can whip out my phone at any time for the kids to look at it doesn't feel the same as a photo album that they can take with them....more

Let Them Wear Their Batman Costumes to Church, for God's Sake

As Mother’s Day approached, I sat on my couch and glanced up at the photos of my three children. These particular photos are some of my favorite, mainly because the kids’ personalities were so perfectly captured....more
 @Andrea Chmelik  Pick your battles. What he chooses to wear to church is definitely not one to ...more

An Interview with Paper Nation.

 The soft baby blue, the thick journals with luxurious covers, the stationary and vintage furniture beckoned me to go into the store. I walk in and immediately feel like I've walked into a place that Style Me Pretty would approve of. He turns at the sound of the door opening, and greets me with a friendly smile. Today, I am interviewing Brian from Paper Nation. ...more


THE SECRETSo i dove into the book, devouring every morsel of information....more

Paper Crafting with my new Cricut

So my birthday was yesterday and my mom gave me the new Cricut Expressions 2. I am over the moon excited. I have been wanting to make a paper rosette / pinwheel garland and now I can use the cricut to help with the design. ...more