Welcome Blocks and basket

I wanted to share a little something I made for Gina K’s store.  She asked me if I would make some “Welcome” blocks for display.  So here they are!  (my half-tutorial on blocks can be found <here>)

(Oh – and I am editing my pics a new way.  Let me know if they ever look . . . → Read More: Welcome Blocks and basket

yipee, I scrapped!

Since Kimberly and I challenged each other to do two pages a month – one due on the 15th and one on the 30th…..well, here are my two for March!  I was gone on the 15th, so I’ll show you both at once.  And you know what’s really funny about these two pages?  One was . . . → Read More: yipee, I scrapped!

sisters are so awesome….

cause they share fabulous photos like this with the world….

Nice, huh? Actually, we are pretty darned cute! My mom made those outfits for us too! I’m sufficiently impressed with her sewing skillz! All I ever made was a pillow in 7th grade!

Kimberly shared those the other day, you should see the one . . . → Read More: sisters are so awesome….

Toothfairy Tin

I think this is one of the cutest things! I love the new set Melanie Muenchinger put out through Gina K Designs. You can use those little tins for all kinds of cute gifts! I couldn’t wait to make a toothfairy tin for Andy because he’s lost 2 teeth so far this school year. And . . . → Read More: Toothfairy Tin

Go Big or Go Gnome…..love it!

Dude – look what I found today! And on clearance for $10! A little birthday present to myself!

Ahh – isn’t it the bestest?!?  Matthew and the boys are celebrating “30 days til Mommy turns 30” right now….or as the boys like to call it “30 Days of Mommy”.  Isn’t that cute??  Anyway, so . . . → Read More: Go Big or Go Gnome…..love it!

The rest of my trip…

Alright, here’s the summary of the rest of my trip in China.

We went to Karaoke on Thursday night.  Wow was that interesting!  They really need Karaoke bars like this in America!  They are really nice!  Like huge fancy buildings with lots of rooms inside.  Each room has lots of comfy seating, a big screen . . . → Read More: The rest of my trip…

Jet Lag stinks~!

Like I totally have so much to do, right?  I mean, there is a lot that I need to catch up on….bills, grocery shopping, etc.  Thank goodness the house was absolutely SPOTLESS when I got home!  THANK YOU, BABE!  (and boys!)

But I am outrageously tired!  I think it’s a combo of jet-lag, stress from . . . → Read More: Jet Lag stinks~!


Well, I was supposed to be back in Texas Saturday afternoon. Didn’t happen.

Our flight from Beijing was delayed 3 hrs. So I spent 3 hrs in line with Kimberly in Beijing trying to rebook another flight home once I landed in San Francisco. No luck.

I got to San Francisco – waited in line . . . → Read More: Seriously?!?!


I wrote a whole post about yesterday and karaoke and stuff….but it’s gone in cyberspace. So I’m done. I’ll rewrite it later, but I don’t have time now. There were no pics yesterday because I forgot the flash card in my camera.

We are leaving for Beijing soon and then I will be home . . . → Read More: so…

Tianjin – Day Four

Good morning! Or evening…..

We didn’t do a whole lot yesterday – I think our feet needed a little break from all the walking! We did eat lunch with her Korean group of students. They are all wives of various execs of large companies here in Tianjin. Kimberly is teaching them English. We went to . . . → Read More: Tianjin – Day Four

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