Thursday, December 31, 2009

Welcome 2010!!!

Well, I must say that 2009 has not been my favorite year. Besides Jim being laid off, getting swine flu/throw up flu/cold/migraines, etc., we did have some good moments ... Bri starting high school, Cassie in 4th grade, me starting my 5th year of teaching, dancing at my parents church where on girl was saved. I must say that through it all God is still good. We dealt with a lot of junk this year. A LOT! BUT through it all Jesus was right by our side. How we have been able to function is by the Grace of God. Literally. Looking back, I would not want to do this year again, but I can see how we were carried through it all. Our family gave to us in so many ways, our friends support and prayers, it all adds up. So, I am glad 2009 is over and can't wait to see what God has in store for us in 2010. I pray that as this year comes to an end, that you too can look back and see God's hand upon your life ... through the good times and the bad.

Well, some fun/exciting/thrilling news ... last year I applied to Traci Reed's Creative Team. {Traci sells over at Sweet Shoppe Designs. } I was turned down, but in her "no" letter, she gave a list of what she looks for when picking members. Even though I was sooo disappointed to get a no, I took to heart what she had put down and started changing how I scrapped. I am very proud to say, that one year later, I WAS PICKED TO BE ON HER CREATIVE TEAM!!!!!! Yeah me!!! So here are some layouts that I just love that I have created with her stuff. I am also including layouts from other designers as well just because I love them sooooo much! ;-)

From Traci:

From WM[2]:
From Daydreamer Designworks Store:

Monday, December 14, 2009

Catch up ...

Well, life has been busy as I am sure it is for all of you. We are getting ready to perform in our Christmas production at church, the girls have one more week of school {one more week of work for me!} and Jim has been working, working, working. What a guy. :-) I haven't been keeping up with this neglected blog ... so sorry ... but I wanted to drop in and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!! We are so blessed this year and during this season of Joy, I wanted to bless you. Where ever you are, what ever you are doing, what every you are going through. May our Lord Jesus Christ bless you and keep you this Christmas season.

Merry Christmas,