let’s play blame mom. {a totally not serious post}

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I can hardly believe how time is flying around here. Right now I’d like to remind you that today is the FINAL day to register for my Big Picture Scrapbooking class: http://www.bigpicturescrapbooking.com/adventureskits.php. I know some of you are in class – I hope you’re having as great of a time as I am!!

I had actually planned to work with & share some kit creations this week but just haven’t made the time. I’d like to blame my mother.

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Her foot got stuck when she was going to walk into her friend’s house and she broke her arm. (way up by shoulder – so no cast) We’ve been up to her place twice now with food & company. I don’t really “blame” her guys – I just like to be shocking and say stuff like I blame her because it cracks me up. She’d roll her eyes and laugh too if she knew I was saying that. IΒ like this photo of her from Sunday. She was explaining something. She likes to talk when I try to take her photo so you end up with gems like the one above.

I’ll also blame these guys:

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Those kiddos are full-time busy bodies always! But when daddy goes away for FIVE SOLID DAYS? The mommy cling-on factor is high. Yesterday we went to the fire station to visit daddy, make dinner for the crew, and hang out. It was super fun…

… but I came home exhausted fell asleep despite drinking a soda & never did do my kit thing.

So now you know. I chose sleep & family time over playing with paper & stickers. My priorities are all outta whack, right? {KIDDING!!!}

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So now that things have sort-of settled, let’s see what I’m up to. I’ve got these pink paislee goodies that I want to work around. See- in my class we talk a lot about substitutions & working with your own stash & making your own kits (as well as working with kit clubs). My plan is to use these & create some stuff for fun, but also make at least 1 layout inspired by class. I’ll photograph my progress & check back in soon.

That is, assuming my family lets me!

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10 responses »

  1. Oh May-you crack me up πŸ™‚ Good to know you do have your priorities straight! Hope your mom heals quickly though. No school for us today, so I am headed over to the scrapbooking table as soon as I finish drinking my coffee and reading silly blogs πŸ™‚

    Today I celebrate Veterans day by scrapbooking pictures for my Marine. My son David is in Afghanistan right now, and out on a “fieldtrip”. He has been gone for 3 weeks, and this is the longest I have not heard from him. Decided to put my anxiety into my scrapbooking instead-isn’t that what hobbies are for?

    Blessings on your day. Sharon

  2. Look forward to what you do with those Pink Paislee goodies – I love their graphics but can’t warm up to the Christmas colour scheme at all. Have to say I was disappointed in that whole line; much as I wanted to buy some of it, I just didn’t see it working with my photos or my Muse.

  3. I just signed up for your Kits class at BPS, and now I find out my teacher is sleeping on the job! πŸ˜‰ Looking forward to the class and all it entails. I hope your Mom is doing well.

    • Ha!

      No – class materials are all done & awaiting their turn. I’m just a blog slacker. πŸ™‚

      May

      PS – thrilled to have you in class! BE sure to e-mail me with any q’s or anything.

  4. You amaze me. Taking care of your family, and your husband’s co-workers, and running a class, AND creating – I would definitely not be blogging.

    Thanks for sharing, I always like to visit your blog for some of life’s good things πŸ™‚

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