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July 2016 Happenings

We  are just a little less than two weeks from starting school.  There is still so much to get done, but I think I may have the problem worked out to getting some promised pictures posted!

I will save family happenings for another time, but wanted to share some cards!

I think I may have shared this one of Son #7 birthday. Grandson E recently had a fish that died.  He was a little upset, so I made him a sympathy card. I love this jars set!!!!  One of my favorites!
This card was made for a man who is in a nursing home. This card and the one below were an idea that I had seen on a blog header.  I knew I did not have the set, so I went searching through retired sets to create one that was similar.
This was for a friend at church. This uses a new set from Stampin' Up! in the new catalog. The sentiment is a retired hostess set.  I used it for my card ministry this month. I thought it was fitting for the season.  Father's Day Card.  The boots and hat are a retired set, but one of my…

Frustrating!!!

Well, my intentions were to post some pictures of some cards I have recently made and a couple of crochet projects that Daughter #6 and I have been working on.  However....I can NOT figure out the new windows!!!  All of the computers have updated to the newest windows except my original Dell that I got in 2007.  By far that has been my favorite computer except it is so slow!  Probably eaten up on the inside with a bug or something!  Even though there are a couple of keys missing, I know the keyboard, the feel of the keys, and where to find things!!

Life on the homestead is good.  Family home from camp; laundry, suitcases are all put away; attitudes are back to normal...meaning they finally got caught up on sleep!  That took a few days!  Our garden is growing.  I have enjoyed making homemade basil pesto!  Its hot, but not unbearable.  Family is loving the homemade yogurt.  I need to get back to making my granola.  Kiddos learned how an auction works.  They even got a few things they we…