It’s All About Finding Balance

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Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #39… Extended As soon as I read “Finding the Balance,” I thought about balancing life as a mother.  I had in my mind to have squares/boxes with the parts of my life I need to balance: work, playing with kids/entertainment, household chores/DIY, children “chores,” and a little box for me! I […]

Something to Jot About: Books

Need some help getting the conversation started in your journal, on your scrapbook page … or even with your kids? Introducing Something to Jot About … a weekly list of 10 story starters on a timely topic!  Let’s Talk About… Books • Do you enjoy reading? • What is your favorite type of reading material? […]

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #39

Life’s Challenges: WEEKLY CHALLENGE #39 Time Capsule Ideas: * personal journal entries * self-help books * “me time” memorabilia * favorite magazines * inspirational quotes * exercise log   A closer look at the journaling… “Don’t get me wrong, I would do anything for my family. Well I do already!! I am mum to two […]

A Reason to Capture Newsworthy Events

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #38… Extended This week’s challenge was something I’ve wanted to scrap about for a long time and haven’t. I was very grateful for this challenge to get me moving! The newspaper doesn’t get stories correct all the time. In fact, we usually find they miss details. My sweet hubby is a […]

Something to Jot About: Football

Need some help getting the conversation started in your journal, on your scrapbook page … or even with your kids? Introducing Something to Jot About … a weekly list of 10 story starters on a timely topic!  Let’s Talk About… Football • How do you feel about the arrival of football season? • Do you […]

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #38

Life’s Challenges: WEEKLY CHALLENGE #38 Time Capsule Ideas: * headlines * letter to the editor (your own or one that catches your attention) * news articles * requests for help   Get those creative juices flowing… *  What national or community issues are currently affecting you on a personal level? *  Do you read a […]

Meet the 2012 Design Team: Jaime Grove

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Get to know Jaime Grove… Your Name: Jaime Grove Where you live: Lexington, Kentucky, USA Your most commonly used username in the scrapbooking word: azrood Please tell us a little about yourself, your family, your background… First and foremost, I’m “mom” to three wonderful kiddos who like to keep life interesting. I have two girls […]

Scrapping the Busy-Ness of Life

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Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #37… Extended A challenge close to my heart as this is something I struggle with on a daily basis – how to keep up with it all! I did a bit of brainstorming for this one thinking about all of my daily challenges and trying to narrow it down into a […]

Something to Jot About: Seasons

Need some help getting the conversation started in your journal, on your scrapbook page … or even with your kids? Introducing Something to Jot About … a weekly list of 10 story starters on a timely topic!  Let’s Talk About… Seasons • Is there an obvious change in seasons where you live? • Which season […]

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #37

Life’s Challenges: WEEKLY CHALLENGE #37 Time Capsule Ideas: * chore chart * to do list * bills * bank statement   A closer look at the journaling… “Our week days are so busy that our various appointments, school events and extracurricular activities often overlap. This year, Jason has to help shuttle the kids since they […]