Top Scrapbooking Idea Books of 2007

Scrapbooking idea books bring loads of ideas, how-to’s, techniques and layout inspiration. They are a wonderful addition to any scrapbooker’s bookshelf, however should be purchased carefully. All those idea books can add up in cost, and take up a lot of valuable room if they aren’t being used. It is also difficult to know which idea books to get when you don’t know anything about them. You can either check them out at the library or find other sources to borrow or look through them before deciding if you want to purchase them. Below I have compiled a list of … Continue reading

Top Scrapbooking Articles of 2007

Every scrapbooker is different. There are different levels that we are at, different styles we use, different techniques we try and different articles and layouts we seek. Several weeks ago, I sent out an email to my scrapbooking pals (22 responded) and requested that they help me out with a poll I was conducting. I asked them to go back through 2007 (January through October) and figure out what their very favorite scrapbooking articles were for each month. I emailed a wide range of scrapbookers from different areas, different levels of experience and different styles so that I would get … Continue reading

Murphy’s Pick for Best Dog Park

This past Thanksgiving we drove to Denver like we did two years ago for Christmas. Murphy was the first one out the door and to the car when we asked, “Want to go to Grandma Dorothy’s house again?” Boy did he! Not only does his Grandma Dorothy live literally on the edge of Cherry Creek State Park (which means a park walk everyday, a couple times a day), but she lives five minutes from the best dog park Murph’s ever been to. It’s also part of Cherry Creek State Park and it’s just off Parker Road. I don’t know what … Continue reading

Scrapbooking Week in Review for October 15-21, 2007

With so much going on in the Fall and Winter months, all the holidays and events that occur, it is hard to find time for scrapbooking. That is why the scrapbooking blog provides inspiration, ideas and tips and techniques to make scrapbooking easier. Let’s take a look at what has been happening in the Scrapbooking Blog. The Coordinated Scrapbook Page As a die-hard scrapbook supply addict, the kind that must own everything because well, you know you will use it someday, I love a good scrapbook store; the bigger the better. When I enter any scrapbook store, I tend to … Continue reading

Frugal Living Week in Review for September 23-30

Fall is in full swing in our neck of the woods, which seems to be obvious by the cooling temperatures and the trees slowly beginning to change. I never realized how busy life can get in the fall, and that there are new and different ways to save money on anything and everything. I was absent from the blog this week, but some excellent articles and tips for saving money are here for your enjoyment. Avoid Waste with A Leftover List Eating at home is one of the best ways to save money and practice a frugal lifestyle. If you … Continue reading

Photography Week in Review for September 10-16, 2007

With the fall season in full gear, at least here in the Midwest, my camera has been out a lot more often to capture natures changes, my children playing outdoors, and anything else my heart desires. I love to have my camera in hand, and I love to try to get that perfect shot. Sometimes I succeed, and other times I fail. But no matter what, the memory is captured and I can preserve it however I want. Here is what has been up in the Photography Blog this week. Reasons To Use Digital Cameras At Your Wedding I’m not … Continue reading

10 Best Fitness Choices for 2006

It’s the time of year for making those top ten lists and as I wind up my workweek and look forward to this weekend, I thought what a better way to summarize the year and the work we’ve done here at and get in a little fun at the same time. Towards that effort, I have thought about some of the fitness choices we’ve discussed here in the Fitness Blog and I’ve thought about the New Year’s Resolutions we are all considering for next year and those that we planned for this year. In that light, here are my … Continue reading