Tanglewood Weekend: Scrappin’ In The Mountains 2013

Tanglewood Photos

Oh, what a wonderful weekend I had with some great crafting buddies! Twenty of us gathered for our annual "Scrappin' In The Mountains" near Helen, Georgia. Four days of crafting, sharing, giggling…you get the idea. Here are some of the cards I worked on while I was there. You'll see some of them closeup on […]

An Old-Fashioned Open Sleigh Christmas

I spent yesterday battling technology. Technology won. Who knew that the simple purchase of a new HDTV would lead to upgrading everything from our TIVO and sound system to our wireless router, modem and internet provider? Never fear, I will return to fight again. I sought solace last night with the things that soothe me. […]

Wedding: Love & Laughter

It's been a while since we've had a wedding in our family, so it was a delight to receive a call from home that a favorite nephew is engaged. It was not so delightful to learn that the wedding will take place in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada…in February. All my extended family is in Canada. […]

Happy Sales Tax Holiday, Georgia

Stock up on adhesives, markers, scissors and more with Georgia's Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday runs from August 10th through August 12th, 2012. Enjoy NO sales tax on the following Stampin' Up! items: 100425     2-Way Glue Pen     $3.50104332     Snail┬« Adhesive      $6.95104331     Snail Refill      $4.50104294     Sticky Strip      $6.95104430     Stampin' Dimensionals┬«      […]

A Month with Georgia On My Mind

At 4 a.m. on September 21st, I received a phone call from the national Red Cross Call Center. Twelve families were being evacuated from their homes due to flooding in my own county of Gwinnett, Georgia. I called my response team and we headed out into some of the worst weather I've ever driven in. […]

Growin’ Up the Stampin’ Up! Way

Look at this cutie patootie!   We had a first-day-of-school tradition at our house in Gwinnett county, Georgia. Once the kids were dressed and ready for their first day back at school, I took a photo of them on our front step. Those pictures are some of my most treasured for it chronicles their growth […]

Convention 09: Yvonne’s Swap

Gee, I've been home for 48 hours and my suitcase is still not unpacked. It's been a whirlwind since I stepped off the plane into the heat and humidity of August in Atlanta! I did manage to get my camera hooked up and some more Convention photos uploaded, so today I want to share a […]

Thanks, Guv!

Georgia Tax Savings For You Today through August 2nd, you can save on specific Stampin' Up! products that fall into the guidelines for the state of Georgia's Tax Free Holiday program. You must complete your online order by 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, August 2nd, 2009. If you wish to have me place your order, the […]

World Red Cross Day, May 8

The month of May has all kind of notable dates. Along with being National Scrapbooking Month, National Strawberry Month, and National Family Month, this day in May is significant for the Red Cross. Volunteers with the American Red Cross join today with 165 other national societies to commemorate World Red Cross/Red Crescent Day. I live […]

The G, H and I of Hurricanes

Whew! What a start to Hurricane season in the south. Regular postings of stamping and scrapbooking will resume shortly; the needs of those displaced from their homes due to Hurricane Gustav and planning for Hurricanes Hanna and Ike have occupied my attention for the last several days. I'm a disaster relief volunteer with the American […]