Saturday, October 13, 2012

The Busy Side of Life

All the Happenings in my Life...

My intentions when I started this blog were to share what is going on in my life, share my photos and also share some of my projects and layouts.

Of course I started right before my life got crazy busy, so I have not been able to do a lot of that yet.  So I will share now.

In August my Grandma Pat died.  It was a hard time, but I am so blessed to have the friends and family that I do, it was nice to spend time with loved ones I don't see very often.

A few days after the funeral we left for Maui for a two week vacation.  That was really fun, I especially loved the two week part!  We did a lot of hanging out on the beach, we met Mick Fleetwood, and went fishing on the Maui Jim boat and caught some Mahi Mahi.  It was a lot of fun.
The night we returned home from Maui our oldest cat was having a lot of difficulty breathing.  I started making calls trying to figure out where I could take her after hours, the nearest 24 hour facility is 25 minutes away and I didn't think she would make it that far.  I found an amazing vet here in town that rushed down to open his office at 10:30 on a Saturday night to treat her.  She was in a full blown asthma attack and very dehydrated.  He gave her oxygen, fluids, bronchiodialators, steroids and antibiotics.  He and his office called to check on her afterwards every day for the next five days.  He went above and beyond, and saved Inca's life.

That next weekend my brother got married!  I love Kristen and I am so glad that she is my sister in law!  The wedding was beautiful, and it was a lot of fun.  I cannot wait to scrapbook my photos, because they will go perfect with the Dakota CTMH paper!  I will be posting pictures of my layouts in the coming weeks.

Now time to go enjoy some of this beautiful fall weather!
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October Stamp of the Month

The holidays are coming!!!

I am finally enjoying some nice fall weather, although we are supposed to get hot again.  I am thinking about pumpkins and trick or treaters.  But as I am enjoying this time of year, my thoughts are also starting to drift to Christmas.  It will be here before we know it!  Next month I will be making my Christmas cards, I have already started on gifts!

So it is perfect timing that the October Stamp of the Month is Very Merry Christmas!

Very Merry Christmas is a set of 11 stamps, and is only $5.00 with a $50 purchase!

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Scrapbook your Ghosts and Ghouls!!

Moonlight is an adorable Halloween theme paper set.  Order the Workshop on the Go and you receive the paper pack, plus a special My Acrilix stamp set, sparkles, and Haunted embellishments!  (And of course the instruction guide!)

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Studio J Promotion

In the month of October Studio J has a special, buy 9 get the 10th free!  So if you have ever wanted to try your hand at digital scrapbooking now is the time!  Studio J is great because you get to use all of the great new Close to my Heart papers and embellishments without messing up your scrap area!  It is also great because if you are scrapbooking a family event, you can order as many copies as you want to give to family and friends!

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