Skip to main content

Happy Fall! most favorite season.  Love the cool days with a bit of warm sunshine.  The smell of wet leaves...the feel of dry leaves crunching underfoot. 

This month has been busy.  Each weekend has been filled with a youth or church activity for the teens and will continue to be that way until at least mid-October.  Then I think there is only one Saturday with nothing on the calendar until soccer and volleyball tournaments at the end of the month.

We have celebrated three birthdays this month and our anniversary is the 24th.  Of course with youth activity and a grands birthday party our celebration of 33 years will have to wait until another day!

I have a few pictures of cards to share...

These were made for some college students in South Carolina.
I try to send a card each month to keep the PO boxes dusted! :)

This was a sympathy card.  The jar is stamped on the paper
and then again on some clear thin plastic to make it
appear like glass. 

Daughter #2 just turned 24.  I saw a card on Pinterest that had 5 jars with
the water color.  I did my own thing using the other card as a spring board.
Our daughter LOVES tie-dye.  So this sort of  gave that look.

I made this in card club.  It is a shadow box/frame.  Great for adding a little
cash.  I cut the 24 and added it to the 'sleeve' that goes around frame.

Daughter #6 turned 15.  This was the same idea as the box/frame.
Except we used this as her "card".  We wrote our sentiments on
the back of the 'sleeve'.  It was something different.

Close up of box with sleeve in place.

(all cards were made using Stampin' Up! products!)

That is all for now!  I know I have some more pictures to share, but that will need to wait for another day.  Hope the first day of autumn is wonderful for you!


  1. Hello! All your cards are beautiful! I love getting a chance to see them, thanks for sharing :)


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

My Mother's Gentle Love

My Mother's Gentle Love
by Ron Hamilton
Who puts a band-aid on my knee?
Who holds me close so tenderly?
Who always sees the best in me?
There’s no one like mother.

Who always wipes my tears away?
Who tells me I’ll be great some day?
Who cares in such a gentle way?
There’s no one like mother.

My mother’s gentle love, my mother’s gentle love
Has taught me of God’s tender care, and turned my eyes above.
I’ll bless her all my days for all her gentle ways.
Oh, how I thank my Lord above for my mother’s gentle love.

Today is my mother's viewing, and tomorrow is her funeral.  The song above so much describes my mom.  She loved her four children so very much!  Before she had children, she was a nurse for "special care" babies~~"old" term for NICU.  Once she started having children she gave up her career to stay at home and raise her own babies. Thanks, Mom!

Thank you, Daddy, for allowing Mom to stay at home and raise us four children!

Graduation 2017 Post

Finally, here are pictures from Son #6 and Daughter #5's graduation.  I finally figured out what I was doing wrong downloading pictures!!

A Couple of Pictures

I have a couple of pictures to share.  Here is a picture of our newest grandbaby!

Introducing "Mildred Millie Maude".  No, that is NOT her name.  Let's just say when Son #2 and Daughter-in-law #2 decided on a name, before she was born, I would refer to her by her name-to-be.  Not once did anyone ever correct me that I was pronouncing it wrong until about 5 days before she was born.  Dear Son asked me to repeat  her name, not once, not twice, but three times before I realized he was "making fun" of the way I was pronouncing the name. He is not the only one who poked fun at me.  I guess I put the emphasis on the wrong syllable!  So, this ol' Mammi decided to come up with a name until I can either take speech lessons and learn to pronounce it, or a nick name!  {just a side note, Son is NOT impressed with my "name" for her.  oh well, life goes on!}

Here is a picture of 8 of our nesters, and "guard" dog, Lucy.  This was taken last night, October…