Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 52 – Embroidery Dies

I will be honest - I was intimidated by this kit! I don't do much sewing and I was not sure I could do this. Well, I am here to say - it was easy. This kit includes everything you need to start. The cardstock and patterned papers are gorgeous. I tried to show a … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 52 – Embroidery Dies

The Stamps of Life September 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

Three months until the Christmas holidays.... I need to get started on my cards! Thankfully, this month some really fun holiday sets were released! The monthly stamp and die set is called jinglebell2stamp and there were so many other releases that coordinate with it (old and new). My favorite new releases may be the jingle … Continue reading The Stamps of Life September 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 51 – Stamps and Stencils

I wasn’t sure what to expect from this box when I first opened it, but I honestly can say I had no trouble at all coming up with some unique card ideas. This kit has lots of stamps and stencils and truly there are so many things you can do with them. The card stock … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 51 – Stamps and Stencils

The Stamps of Life August 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

As cardmakers, we are all big on sending "snail mail" - it is just what we do. So many people have told me how special it is to open a card they received in the mail. It makes you feel loved. So this month it is all about snails and sending snail mail with the … Continue reading The Stamps of Life August 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The Stamps of Life July 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

I am in love with this tasty new stamp and die set! Definitely one of my all time favorites. The monthly stamp and die set is called smores2stamp and there are several accessory stamps and dies to coordinate. i highly recommend getting the faces4stamps and morefaces2stamp sets. Adding faces to your S’mores is totally adorable … Continue reading The Stamps of Life July 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The Stamps of Life June 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

When I am making cards for people I try to make something that is relevant to them and not my particular tastes. This month the card kits all had to do with campers and camping life. Now I definitely would not consider myself a camper (unless you include those Girl Scout trips that were forced … Continue reading The Stamps of Life June 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The Stamps of Life May 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

As cardmakers, sending greeting cards for any and every occasion is our thing. So of course, I fell in love with this months stamp and die sets because it all has to do with sending and receiving mail! The monthly stamp and die set is called largepostage2stamp (and dies) and features lots of cute postage … Continue reading The Stamps of Life May 2022 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 2018!

I can't believe another year has passed since last year's fundraiser.  My girls, Olivia and Victoria, just turned 12 and we are getting ready for tomorrow's fundraiser breakfast. As part of this fundraiser, the kids serve everyone breakfast and Santa even stops by for a visit!!  All proceeds go to the Competition team to help … Continue reading Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 2018!

Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser!

Every year Victoria and Olivia's dance studio holds a fundraiser breakfast at Applebee's in Farmingdale and the kids serve everyone breakfast and Santa even stops by for a visit!!  All proceeds go to the Competition team to help defray costs for costumes and competition fees.  Create Dance Center is a wonderful environment for young dancers.  … Continue reading Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser!

Victoria and Olivia’s 11th Birthday!

Where has the time gone? It seems just like yesterday that the twins were babies. In the blink of an eye they are young adults! They have become so much more independent and it’s hard to admit that they don’t need Rich and I as much anymore ☹️ We are so blessed to have two … Continue reading Victoria and Olivia’s 11th Birthday!