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- Who is Elizabeth Esther?
- Why we left Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa
- Belts and spatulas: a story of spanking, fear, failure and redemption
- I was spanked as a child and I turned out ok. Didn't I?
- A Handy Guide For Dealing With Manipulative People
- The Curvy Girl's Guide to Buying Pants
- Good Christian girls don't talk about sex. We just obsess about it.
- Virginity: New & Improved!
Category Archives: Scrapbooking
A couple days ago, I was sad about the loss of my scrapbooking hobby. Today, I had another thought. I stopped scrapbooking because I started telling my own story. In the scrapbooks, I told my children’s stories. I told our … Continue reading
I haven’t scrapbooked in five years. Has it really been that long? It seems like just yesterday I was trimming photos and laying out beautiful pages. How did this happen? On New Year’s Eve my twin daughters pulled out all my old … Continue reading
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008: The morning rush: Matt carried Jewel's cello for orchestra practice, Jude hurried into his shoes. My morning cup of coffee–nectar of the gods. And after coffee, I cleaned bathrooms… ..and changed the linens. I played with … Continue reading
Here’s a little book I made for Jude. I’m embarrassed to tell you how long it’s taken me to put this together. With all the exhaustion of pregnancy, I’ve had precious little energy to devote to scrapbooking. But this past … Continue reading
Rebecca Sower of scrapbooking fame (yes, that Rebecca Sower!!) tagged me on her blog! I am to write about 7 things which are lovely in my life right now. Here goes: 1.} A new baby incubating inside me! 2.} My … Continue reading
The designers at Daisy D’s must have a window into my brain. I love their vintage patterns, and beautiful color schemes. This is the new Family collection. I can’t wait to use it for a special, secret page I’m planning … Continue reading
I call this beauty "Tiffany" for her Tiffany-blue satin ribbon. I used Prima flowers, Bohemia rhinestones, Daisy D’s die-cuts, Glossy Accents adhesive, a black sharpie, Americana acrylic paint, Making Memories blue staple, & a hot-glue gun. I call this can … Continue reading
Awwww..aren’t they cuuuute?
Formerly known as Miss Don Francisco Coffee Can of The Pantry. Now, Miss Java McCann debuts with an updated look: she wears a respectable silk plaid skirt, but shows off her sassy side with a little ruffle n’ ribbon. Materials … Continue reading