Category Archives: scrapbooking

Highs and Lows of November

November was a good month!

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Craft Mania: How Many Crafts Can You Do in a Lifetime? 30 So Far…

A lot of women find joy in do-it-yourself crafts… and I’m one of them. So many crafts, so little time!

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Highs and Lows of January

January was unique this year! I celebrated Christmas and entered the 21st century. Here’s a recap. Good things 1) My family celebrated Christmas at my house starting Jan. 1 for a week. We’d never done Christmas in January before, but … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Why I Love Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking is my favorite hands-on hobby. Here’s why I love it: (1) While creating pages with photos and journaling — and adding embellishments, you take time to recall the details about good times. It basically lets you relive life’s happy moments.

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2014 Year in Review

Here’s my 2014 year in review: 1) Am still single and searching. Have had a few “first Internet dates” this year (and enough time has passed that I can now laugh about them!) They weren’t horrible enough to be described … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows of November

Can’t believe it’s December — and the holidays are coming right up.  November flew by! Here’s a recap. Good things 1) Did my first webcam phone call ever — very cool! I could see my son, his wife, and their … Continue reading

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December Daily — a Fun Way to Document the Holidays

A great way to record precious memories and capture the best of December is to create a December Daily scrapbook. You can set up album pages with background paper in November and create a tentative list of some of the … Continue reading

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Super Thrifty — But These are the Things I’m Willing to Splurge On

Even the thriftiest person has some indulgence they’re willing to spend their hard-earned money on. It might be a small thing like Starbucks coffee, a special lipstick or a hobby item. Or something bigger. I come from a frugal family … Continue reading

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Twenty of the Best Bargains of My Life

I’ve always been an avid shopper – starting at the age of ten. My mom and sister and I would go to the big department stores in downtown Pittsburgh and split up and meet in a few hours. The stores … Continue reading

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Taking a Photo a Day is a Fun Way to Document Life

I’ve been an avid scrapbooker for more than ten years and during the past few years documenting life by taking a photo a day has become extremely popular in the scrapbooking world. It can be done instead of traditional scrapbooking or in … Continue reading

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