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So This Happened Wednesday #stampinup #projectlifeapp

Yup, after months of hard work and running between two houses, we did it. We sold our house, or more correctly it is in pending. Closing in FIVE WEEKS!!! It is exciting news. We still have a bit of stuff to move out. Mostly my chatkes and books and garage stuff and the furniture we left for staging. It will get done, but not soon enough for all involved parties.  I plan on making an album of the house using before, during, staged and after pictures during my leisure time this summer. Yeah, it can happen, I can have leisure time! My whole family needs and deserves some family fun time. The top picture was made using the Project Life app and the Cinnamon Edition card pack. The bottom picture/page was done using the same items. It was created for a Facebook group I am part of as part of the Weekly Challenge Week 7. Boy that was a poorly worded sentence. Oh well. I am tired, as it has been a long many months.  The challenge was to have a large top photo or two and same for bot

Diva Blog Hop brings May Flowers

You are arrived from  Denise: blog This month the Stampin' Divas are bringing (maybe blinging also) flowers! Who doesn't love fresh spring blooms in May? So let's get blooming! I used the Painted Blooms DSP 137784 from the Occasions catalog available until June 2. Page 18-19 Occasions. I also used the Butterfly Thinlets Dies 137360 page 26 Occasions catalog.  This paper is was designed by an artist. Stampin' Up! Gave the artist paint and canvas and said go for it. So the whole pack are reproductions of actual art. How wonderful is that?!!!  To make it super easy just trim and frame. But of course I never go that easy.  This one is super simple. Painted Blooms and Butterfly Thinlets and a greeting and a layer of paper.  Okay, this one is super easy, paper and the butterfly using gold foil paper. Butterfly on with mini glue dot. It needs no greeting.  This frame was

Have You Done a Selfie Page?

For a Facebook group I am part of (PLxSU Trio Challenge, closed group to Stampin' Up! Demonstrators I believe). They do weekly challenges. This week is Selfies. Doesn't have to be yourself.  This turned out to be a timely challenge for all that is going on at home. Our double move, which is nearing completion, and how it has affected our family. I certainly have not been caring for my own self. Little and horrible sleep. Eating somewhat crappy. More coffee than I'd like to admit or worse, instant coffee at times (ew!!!). Family stress and drama.  We are so close to the end of this very long (9 month) process of moving out, cleaning out my parents house (still far from complete), getting set up there, things breaking at my parents house (of course!!!), redoing just about everything in our house (it really is like a newer better house, can't tell we were there 17 years), shoving stuff in a storage locker to deal with later (but not much later), kids adjusting to new area


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