Category Archives: Autumn/fall

Thankful Thursdays #8

Did you know that October is Clergy Appreciation Month?  I’ve sent a card to the minister of our church, but this month it’s also worth acknowledging those people who help keep all kinds of religious and service organizations running. I’m … Continue reading

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Fall is a beautiful thing

Life, too!  We have finally had some significant rainfall here to green up the grass and freshen up the flower gardens.  Now it’s time to get the rakes out and start that process.  Luckily we have a little boy here … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #6

This isn’t very deep, and it isn’t unique.  But I really enjoy seeing the seasons change.  I think it makes me slow down a little. Now the cornstalks are bleached against the early darkening sky, the sound of the marching … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #5

One of the joys of being self-employed and working from home is being able to schedule my own time.  I love many aspects of my Stampin’ Up! career, and working when I want is one of them. The flip side … Continue reading

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Baby wipe birthday

When I was making up a bunch of thank-you cards last week, I tried out an old technique that was perfect for the autumn leaves I was creating:  the Baby Wipe Technique.  I learned this years ago, and in fact … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #4

Yesterday my husband and I celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary.  That’s amazing to me.  They said it would never last (including someone who sent me an anonymous, hateful letter), but no one counted on his forgiveness and grace and my … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #2

Last week I learned that a dear friend of mine, one who has been stamping with me since I started Stampin’ Up!, has terminal cancer.  Selfishly, I am sad.  I’m not really sad for her; knowing that heaven awaits, she … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #1

Welcome to Thankful Thursdays!  First, I need to tell you that there is no order to my list.  It’s random, it’s sometimes week-specific, and sometimes it might be a little silly. This week has been a challenge, with one home … Continue reading

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After the pie …

… but before the wreaths and tree and lights, I wanted to share the banner on our living room mantel.  My little sweet potato helped me a little with the Big Shot work on this, but lost interest before long. … Continue reading

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Thankful medallion

This was the Thanksgiving card I sent out this month.  I wanted to go a totally different direction from yesterday’s card, and I’d call this 180° different! This medallion makes me think of wheat and grass plumes, which is why … Continue reading

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