New Sale-a-Bration Items Added

The second release of Sale-a-Bration product is here and I can hardly wait to get them. They are available FREE with a qualifying purchase through March 31st along with the first released products.   Watch the Stampin’ Up! Blossoming Basket video below. You can see all of the SAB items […] Read more »

A Hole in The Floor!

An update on the water leak …. I had two men here for over 4 hours from the plumbing company yesterday to locate and repair the pipe with the leak. It was a very interesting process to observe. It took about an hour to pinpoint the exact spot and I’m […] Read more »

Easy Access Storage & a Card

It seems like I am always reorganizing my stamping supplies. As you buy more things you run out of room or find better ways of storing things. I wanted to share one of my favorite items I use purchased from one of the craft stores. I have two identical units […] Read more »

A Little Christmas Left

I cleared out and packed away all of my Christmas things … except for the trees! I still have two tress up and decorated. I just haven’t found the combination of time and energy. And I still like looking at them. Maybe next week. (sigh) But I wanted to share […] Read more »


What is Sale-a-Bration? dates: Jan. 3 – March 31, 2018 Earn a free gift from the Sale-a-Bration rewards brochure with each $50 you spend. Spend $50, get one free level 1 product. Spend $100 get one free level 2 product, OR, they choose two level 1 items. Earn an extra […] Read more »

Make a Card, Send a Card

Be the reason someone smiles today. Make a card, send a card. I don’t usually make New Years resolutions but I am going to make it my goal this year to send more cards. I have boxes and boxes of cards from class samples and I generally do send cards […] Read more »

Stamparatus Reservation UPDATE

From Stampin’ Up:  The first Stamparatus reservation window reached its maximum number of reservations in just 15 minutes, which provided us with some very important information: You LOVE this new stamping tool! We couldn’t be more thrilled; in fact, your response was so amazing that we’ve decided to make some […] Read more »

An Amazing Trip – Part 3, Amsterdam

The final leg of this amazing vacation was two days in Amsterdam. Our first night was on the ship and then we transferred to a hotel. I had been warned by friends to be very aware of the bicyclists and they were so right. This city has 800,000 people and […] Read more »

An Amazing Trip – Part 2, Germany

After our 4 days in Paris we boarded a high speed train towards Luxembourg and the beginning of the river cruise portion of of trip.  Champaigne greeted us as we got on board. There were only 104 passengers on this cruise so not crowded and by the end of the […] Read more »

An Amazing Trip – Part 1, Paris

I just returned from the trip of a lifetime. I spent two weeks in Europe on an Avalon River Cruise. A year ago I started talking to my friend, Alice, about going on a river cruise and it seemed like the day would never get here and then quickly it […] Read more »