As you might guess, I’m generally a pretty organized person. There is a job chart on the fridge outlining what we expect of our older kids each week, complete with standards and consequences for failing to comply. The family gift exchange chart we circulate each December is of my making, as well as the address […]
Like many scrapbookers, my approach to memory keeping has changed several times over the years depending upon my current interests, access to resources and availability of time to spend on the activity. When I first started getting serious about digital scrapbooking, I was all about the 12×12 layout and it was not uncommon for me […]
Is there something you’d like to try… but you don’t because of fear? Perhaps it’s fear of looking silly or feeling stupid or not knowing how… or simply just fear of failure. You might be surprised to find out that I am very much an introverted hermit at heart. Without some kind of external motivation […]
If you’ve ever struggled with scrapbooker’s guilt … you know, that “I SHOULD be more organized and I SHOULD be scrapbooking more and I SHOULD journal more and I SHOULD be better about logging my memories and the big one… I’ll NEVER get caught up…“, then I hope you’ll feel some relief when you come […]
Have you ever felt guilty about all of those memories you intend to scrap but never get around to actually doing? Do you sometimes feel your life is just whizzing by as you struggle just to keep up? Do you sometimes find yourself going through the motions without ever really taking time to stop and […]
It doesn’t bother me too much that DVDs and streaming video have taken away the need to catch a favorite holiday movie on the night it airs on TV. Nor do I mind that I can listen to a favorite carol any time I like thanks to the magic of iTunes and mp3 players. But the one thing I definitely would miss if it were to be displaced entirely by modern technology would be the holiday ritual of sifting through a nice big stack of catalogs.