Scrapbook Scribbles 18 – Check Your Sewing Basket
I inherited my grandma's sewing “basket”.  It’s really an oval quilted covered box with two corded handles and a removable top tray and a bunch of tiny compartments.  My mom has one just like it, only in a different color.  When I was y…
Scrapbook Scribbles 17 – Ephemera
What??  What is “Ephemera”?
e·phem·er·a - a class of collectable items not originally intended to last for more than a short time, such as tickets, posters, postcards, or labels.
Do you like to save your concert or movie tickets?  Do you save little shells from your trip to the beach?  A little vile …
Scrapbook Scribbles 16 – How Many Pictures
One? Twelve? Twenty?  How many pictures should you use on your layout?  The rule is: there are no rules!  Really!  You just need to decide what is right for the story you want to tell.
In this age of digital cameras, we are no longer limited to the amount of photos that we can tak…
My Dog Kobe
I have always been a dog person.  When I was young my dog would have to go to my Aunt’s house about an hour away anytime we would go on vacation, and sometimes it would take a few days after we got back until we were able to go get her.  My mom loves to tell how I would always be “sick” until we…
Scrapbook Scribbles 15 – Cards
Do you love sending and receiving cards?  Do you enjoy them even more if they are handmade and have cute little do-dads on them?? Do you get turned off by the high cost of store bought cards?  You can make adorable free cards just by using your scrapbooking scraps and supplies...
Scrapbook Scribbles 14 – Framing
Don’t most photos look more finished off and classy with a frame around them?
With scrapbooking, you have so many choices of ways to frame your photos.  Here are a few ideas:
Get Money For Old Electronics
How many older electrical things do you have hiding in a closet?  We have a ton of stuff!  With technological advances happening so quickly these days, you probably have a stash of old cellphones, video game players and other electronic devices cluttering up your house. 
Now you can ge…
Scrapbook Scribbles 13 – To Pose or Not to Pose
To Pose or Not to Pose?  That IS the question.
Undoubtedly, our photos are the centerpiece of our scrapbook pages.  When we are the photographer we more than likely have scrapbooking always on our mind, and we have to consider if we want our subjects posed or not...
Random Ramblings – Living with “Old Timers”
That's "old timers" not Alzheimers.
Last night, settling in to go to sleep was a comedic sketch.  Tom got himself, the dog, and the cat all snuggled up in bed first, so when I finally tried to go to bed, this is what ensued:
Tom: Did you turn the oven off...
National Clutter Awareness Week — March 23-28
Do you have clutter?  Come on.  Be honest.  It's time to clear your clutter and help disaster victims. They've lost everything they own. You own a lot of stuff you don't use and it's cluttering up your home. Feng Shui Diva! Robyn Bentley (

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