Category Archives: card making

Halloween mailings

This might be right up there as one of my silliest yearly traditions. I don’t really know anyone else that sends Halloween greetings…but I really can’t help myself. I just love it. Yesterday after some errands and house cleaning, I … Continue reading

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last day

Today is Isaac’s last day of school! He’s been with this class since last July and he grew tremendously. In the fall he’s moving up to a bigger class with more verbal kids and we can’t wait to see how … Continue reading

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drifting

This summer so far, I’ve felt a little adrift as far as my day-to-day life goes. When my work ended in early May, I was immediately swept up by things like birthday parties and Mother’s Day gifts and I can’t … Continue reading

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robot birthday!

Andrew’s birthday is coming soon! For his party this year, he wanted to invite his classmates to come over to our house. Maybe that doesn’t sound like a big deal…but it kind of is. His classmates live all over the … Continue reading

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thank you notes

Another round of thank you notes have hit the mail and been delivered to the generous and deserving people that remembered Isaac’s birthday. He got a LOT of presents this year. For some reason it seems like he got MUCH … Continue reading

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lately

I’ve been drinking coffee every morning and loving it. I’ve been drinking fancy hot chocolate in the afternoons. I’ve been sharing Isaac’s blueberry-kale smoothies and have ben surprised at how much more energized I feel afterwards. WAY more effective than … Continue reading

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card making

Andrew and I made birthday cards for Andrew’s cousin, Alex, last week. This is what I came up with: And here is Andrew’s: He cut up some squares and taped them to the top of a piece of paper. Then … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year I actually sort of feel like a Valentine bum. Usually our apartment is be-dazzled in hearts and I have crafted up a storm of pink goodness to mail out to friends and relations…but this year…it … Continue reading

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Christmas cards

For this year’s Christmas card, I assembled little booklets (?? I guess that’s what you’d call them) with a couple of photos. I used transparencies for a layered look on the front. Most folks got this version shown above, with … Continue reading

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Halloween greetings

I’ve been sending out Halloween greeting cards for years now. I don’t send out as many as I do for Christmas and I don’t include all the kid-painted-glitter-glory like on Valentine’s Day. But I really get a kick out of … Continue reading

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