Friday, November 30, 2012

Blog hop #3

Do you set stitching goals for yourself and how do you plan them out? (Weekly, monthly, annually?) What are your current stitching goals (if you don’t mind sharing)?
In addition to setting goals for yourself, do you have a special reward that you reserve for when you reach a stitching goal?

I do make goals for myself.  I base them on what I HAVE to have done by a certain date, such as gifts, exchanges, RRs, etc.  After that, I stitch on what I want to stitch on.  I don't have special rewards for myself, although that may be a possibility in the future!

I'm back!!!

After months of dealing with a dying hard drive, I finally have my tower back!  So, I'm now all ready to get caught up and bring everyone back into our lives.  Stay tuned for all the stitching, art, and family news as well as all the Blog Hops that I've missed!

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Happy Veterans' Day!

Here's to all the veterans in my life.  Those I know personally, those who came and went before me, those who have very simply given their time and their lives for our freedom. Thank you for making it possible for me to say what I want, to enjoy the freedoms that we have.  Without you, it would not be possible for me to homeschool my daughter, to choose to work and at the same time be able to go to school t get my teaching degree.  To go to the church of my choice and worship the God that I choose.  I can wear a burka, a sari, a dress, or jeans and a tshirt.  I can vote for who I want to represent me in government without fear of being imprisoned.  I wish I could give you more than a heartfelt Thank You from the bottom of my heart!


Saturday, November 10, 2012

Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

Sorry this is late, but I was having computer problems last night!  The winner of the My Memories Suite v.3 software is (drum roll here): 

Betty will be getting an email with the link for her software this morning.  I hope she shares withus what she does with it!!!  Congratulations, Betty!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

My Memories reminder

Only 3 more days till I announce a lucky winner!   If you haven't tried digital scrapbooking, you don't know what you're missing!  You can print your scrapbook pages onto fabric or paper.  You can email them to friends and relatives living far away.  You can keep thousands of pages on a flashdrive for posterity!  Give it a try and see how many different fun things you can create!  And remember, if you click on the blinky on the right side of my blog and use the special code underneath, you'll get a discount on any album pages you buy!

Friday, November 2, 2012

My Memories Giveaway!

I apologize for not having posted anything in so long.  Life has really been insane the last few months.  The insanity has created a mass of memories.  What should I do with all those memories?  Enter My Memories Digital Scrapbooking Software!

I was contacted by My Memories to take a look at their software and tell them what I thought of it.  Now, understand, I am not a scrapbooker.  I don't have time to mess with all that.  So, I was a little leary about using scrapbook software.  After playing with it for a few days, I've changed mymind. 
I LOVE THIS SOFTWARE!!!   It is awesome! 

My Memories online store has tons of scrapbooking page already made up for you.  They even have a lot of free ones that you can download!  Look at the album page I created in about 2 minutes for my nephew, Luke:

If you want to see more ideas, go here to watch some great videos:

I am so excited about this software that I agreed to pass it on to one of my loyal readers in a giveaway!  One lucky reader will get a full version copy of their software!  And all the rest of my readers get a discount on software and on products they buy from the My Memories store at  Now, let's get down to business. 

The rules:

1.  Go to the My Memories store and find which scrapbook album kit you would buy if you had a $10 coupon.
2.  Leave me a comment here telling me which kit you picked out.

For extra entries, you can:

3.  Follow the My Memories blog
4.  Follow My Memories on Facebook
5.  Follow My Memories on Twitter!/mymemoriessuite
Next Friday, 11/9/12, at 5pm CST, I will pick 1 name to receive the full version of the My Memories Suite v.3 software. 

In the meantime, you can use this code at checkout to receive a $10 discount on digital scrapbook supplies that you wish to purchase from the store.  You can also use it to receive $10 off the purchase of the My Memories Suite v.3 software : 

So, go to the store and look around.  They have some awesome album pages.  My favorite for Christmas pictures is Eskimo Kiss (no surprise to my family and friends since that is also the name of my favorite ice cream flavor at PJ's Ice Cream Shop in Manteno!)
Good luck everyone!!