• artsy fartsy,  Christmas,  kids,  photography

    Swanky Christmas cards, without the swanky price: a how-to

    Today was one of my favorite days of the year. It’s never the same day every year. It’s often a toss up as to which month it will fall in.  It’s the day our Christmas cards arrive.  I love coming home to find a cardboard box on the doorstep, stopping for an instant to wonder, “Hmm, what could that be?” then nearly falling over myself to get it inside and rip it open to see how this year’s edition has turned out.  I’ve had a few folks ask me about our Christmas cards. I design our cards myself and have for a number of years now. As the “Diversions” (or…

  • artsy fartsy,  linkup,  printables,  Thanksgiving

    Funday Monday: Thanksgiving printables, just in time!

            A few of our favs from last week………..            / Gray Skies / How to Wear a Leather Vest / Layered Peppermint Gooey Butter Cake / Tuxedo and Tunic /    The Rules for #FundayMonday Link-Ups: 1. Follow your hosts Molly @ still being [molly] , Carly @ Lipgloss & Crayons , and your guest hosts for the week Meagan from Because of Jackie and Jenny from Crumbs Under the Table! 2.Grab a button and / or post a link back here in your BLOG POST (NOT your blog’s main page) so your readers know what all the #fundaymonday-ness is about. We love you guys linking up…

  • artsy fartsy,  Auburn,  create,  football,  hubs,  humor,  relate

    Move over Monday, the weekend’s still with me

    So it’s Monday. And, of course, no one likes a Monday. So I’m just gonna cruise on back through the weekend, because it provided a couple of such memorable moments, they’re still hanging on and making me smile, even well into a very busy Monday. It’s beginning to look a lot like… First of all, hubs had to work a little late Friday night, and BB went to spend the night with his grandmother. (He is a mama’s boy, but having been sick and home from school much of the week, just might have had just a little too much motherly TLC. Or hovering, whatever. To-may-to, to-mah-to.) This meant that…