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Pumpkin Patch Pocket Pouch

Sep 4, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items

Well I want to say that I always appreciate the comments you all leave! And thanks for the prayers.

Your cooments always warm my heart, and make me laugh. Some things some share make me cry! LOL!

I love it all. Those that email-know I WILL get back to you-promise! Just been a tough day today.

I will post my Lizzie Anne samples tomorrow if Im not totally wiped out by the LONG day of Chemo for Alexa tomorrow.

Im a bit FREAKED out cause it turns out the during Amber’s 3 year check up today, they detected a heart murmur. She is getting set up to see a cardiologist soon. This murmur has never been picked up before, and I am told it doesn’t seem “serious”. Better to get it checked now,rather than later.

They really didnt seem concerned too much-just wanted it rechecked in a month-but to sooth ME decided to refer her to a cardiologist. I am very familar with all that crap cause Alexa had open heart surgery at 3 weeks old.

She has grown well, and doing great otherwise. Off the charts even for her height. So that is good-weight has stayed on the same “curve”. She will be tall and thin-most likely.


OK had to get that out-It was a rather large long shriek/sigh here at home. On a better note: Lets get to stamping-my therapy! Which it sounds like Im gonna need alot of that! I sometimes think how great this hobby really is! IF I DRANK when I was stressed Id be getting more rehab than Lindsay Lohan! Maybe she need to get inking and stop the drinkin-

OK over it!

pumkin patch pocket Pumpkin Patch Pocket Pouch

HA! Now say that 5x’s fast! LOL!

I was suppose to share this yesterday, but decided to have it on its own.

This was a pouch I made using the new Halloween set by C.C. Designs (Fred and Bob). My Scor-Pal, made it super easy too.

WICKED SIMPLE! (Yes that is a Massachusetts thing I guess, and without realizing it I say it ALOT)

Cut paper same size as an A2 card (4 1/4 wide x 11 1/2 long), then score at the 5 1/2 mark. Score again at each bottom-2 inches. It then fold into a pouch. Inside are some glassine bags filled with candy by Paper Trey ink.

All I did was stamp the pumpkin on the left-on  my Paper Trey white cardstock, with Brilliance ink in graphite, then colored with my CopicMarkers. My Sam’s club glitter pens added dimension and BLING! You bet your sweet hiney when Christine gets in the Copic Glitter type markers they are SO MINE!!!!

The second pumpkin was stamped/colored/cut from scrap-then layered.

 Paper frills by Doodlebug make the “grass”. All in all very simple. The ribbon is from Michaels.

Hope you like it!

Now I think I need to go chill out-

Back to School :D

Sep 4, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: My family stuff, Smilebox Creations, Uncategorized

What’s that noise? Did you hear that?

NOPE, I don’t hear anything?

The only sound I hear is my own thoughts!

Imagine that?

My house hasn’t been this quiet since September 28, 1999. How do I know the exact date of when the last time it was that quiet?

Well my first child was born September 29, 1999! LOL!

Seriously-this is nice. I feel a tiny pange of guilt saying that, but that quickly melts away as I sip my coffee in silence. No screaming, running, yelling “SHE hit ME!” ” I’m hungy”, Wipe my butt” “Can I go do this or Can I have -INSERT RANDOM WANT OF MANY KINDS? “No I dont want to”

From 6 am to 8pm this banter is non stop. Dont believe me-call my house in between those times, and you will hear it. Somedays my voice get hoarse from all the “NO! Dont do this!” ” Hey Get in Time out!” “What did I just say?” No!No!No!.

Its really awful when you type it out, but I KNOW I’m not alone. I didnt want to be my mother but somehow it just happened. Overnight really. Once my second became a toddler-I was done for. The ONE kid I could handle NO problem. No one to share with, fight with, take from-EASY!

Dont get me wrong I LOVE my children. I would give my very own life for them, but for now I’m going to enjoy my time of just ME. MAYBE I’ll actually excercise! Maybe I’ll run errands, or clean the house. Maybe I’ll stamp and eat my twizzlers instead! LOL! Ok maybe do that AFTER I exercise.

Here is scrapbook of Noah’s First day-and all 3 kids going off to school! YAHOOOOOO!

school time
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Now here is Alexa’s! I did a few photos from the other years. Keeping in mind she missed the last 1 1/2 years due to her Chemo treatments. She was so silly her first day back I couldnt get a decent photo! Oh well! We also dont have photos from her 2005 cause Jason and I were in Hawaii and had the camera! So we have Kodak photos that we still ahvent developed! YIKES! What bad parents!

Anyway-it was heart wrenching for me to view all these photos of her.

Cancer SUCKS! Im really feelin it today. She has Chemo tomorrow. This round is rough on her cause she will ahve her Spinal Chemo, and bone marrow aspiration. Keep her in prayer PLEASE! All the germs at school! Her immune system is so fragile after these treatments. We have had some scary bumpy roads, and I really can’t handle much more of that this year!

Anyway-she is loving school, and is doing so good. God has been good to us. I meet too many parent who aren’t as fortunate as we have been. I still have my baby. Some dont win that battle. I cant even imagine, nor do I want to even fathom the thought.

OK Happy note-here it is.

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Here is a clip from Amber’s first day at pre- school. She LOVES school!

Ambers first day pre-k
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Aren’t these so cute! You should try making your own. Its free-unless you upgrade or decide to send it or print it. You can even blog them-obviously! LOL! They only took a few minute each! I really love these programs cause I am SO not computer savvy, and they make it all super easy.

If you install one let me know!! I’d love to see it.

OK I promise to come back and show you some STAMPING stuff. I just wanted to share these! Now Im off to stamp land!

PEACE AND QUIET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My Etsy

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