Sunday, September 27, 2009

Smooth sailing and a freebie

These past few weeks have been wonderfully uneventful. LOL. Don't you just love when things just go well. The only thing that's pretty much sucked is we went from nice "fall-like" weather to hot as hell weather. Does anyone notice that the seasons seem to be shifting? I mean for example, winter starts later and lasts later, then spring starts late and so on, and so on.

My oldest niece, Kacie, and her fiance came down over Labor Day weekend and we all went to the Jelly Belly Factory here in Fairfield. It was our first time. It was fun but because it was on the holiday the factory wasn't actually in use. We still got to tour and see all the jelly beans "curing". It was cool!Elizabeth seems to be doing great in school. I'm not sure if it's the medication she's on for her ADD, maybe the fact that she's seemed to mature quite a bit over the summer, her new teacher, or maybe a combination of all of them but something's working with her.

I only have one layout that I want to share with you and then I'll get to the freebie. I did this layout with Fall Harvest by Garden Girl Designs. It's such a fun kit with great colors and lots of neat embellishments. The kit has an adorable scarecrow that I didn't use in this layout but I have the perfect picture of Elizabeth that was taken a few years ago that I want to use with it! Oh, I can show you a preview of the kit:

Isn't that scarecrow just the sweetest thing?? Click the preview to go buy it! Now, here's my first layout with that kit:

Okay, and now onto the freebie. Here is the final part of Round N Round. It's an add-on with some cluster frames and some paper that I just wanted to throw in there. Hope you enjoy and please leave me a comment if you download!


Saturday, September 12, 2009

Fall is in the air...and a freebie

WOW talk about a huge change in weather. Yesterday we had a high temp of 101. Today got up to a whopping 79! I was just coming back in from taking out the garbage and I realized that over night the shadows seemed to change, or maybe it's just my wishful thinking!

Autumn is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the way the shadows lengthen and the smell of the crunchy leaves. We don't get the gorgeous color changes that other parts of the U.S. get but it's definitely on its way!I wish someone could've reached out and gave me a cyber smack, saying, "wake up girl and post something on your blog!" LOL I guess I just didn't even think about it, no other excuses! School is going well for Elizabeth, Andreas is enjoying his job, and of course I love my work. I always say my job is a monkey job but where else am I going to find something I enjoy, something that pays EXCELLENT and something that doesn't stress me out? I may have never shared what I do. I work for the local Air Force base as a chiropractic technician. The doctors I work with are great, my co-worker is fun and our patients are the BEST! I don't work overtime, if I have to leave suddenly I just let someone know and the clinic is so laid back!!

Enough about work...on to some layouts. Here are my most recent (only four today):

First two are made with Safari Adventure by Garden Girl Designs (layouts linked)
School Rulz by Colie's Corner
Sweet Slumber by Colie's Corner
Let's see...what else? Oh yeah, the freebie heheheh. I have the next part of Round N Round. I hope you like it!