Decorations!

I love Christmas, it has to be my favorite holiday and time of the year. I love everything about it, the real reason for Christmas, the santa part, the family gatherings, music, FOOD, decorations….all of it. And yes, maybe even a little snow! I generally decorate here and there for other seasons/holidays, but Christmas takes the cake. The whole house turns into my own little Christmas wonderland and it always makes me so happy. This year will be especially special because this is my and J’s first Christmas. He really loves this time of year as well and it is SO nice to have someone around who loves this as much as I do.

I love being crafty, I am so thankful for Pinterest this year because it has given me SO many ideas of things I can make and ways to decorate. I have to say that I have already started my Christmas crafts and seriously thinking of setting up soon. I know, I know….it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but I am “thankful” I can decorate anytime I want. 😉 We are headed home for Thanksgiving so I won’t be able to set up the traditional day after Thanksgiving I usually do. So I am thinking next week is the PERFECT time to start!

The girls are going to have their own tree this year with all of their girly cute ornaments. I think it will be real special watching them decorate their own personal tree however they want. This year mama wants a pretty tree LOL.

So this is my fall decor as of now, and this is probably the extent I am going to go because it is all coming down in a few days.

Sorry about the crappy quality, I used my daughter’s Canon to take these..BOOOOO.

Thanks for looking!

~Melissa

Project Life | week 1

I love to scrapbook and I love to design my own papers and kits. Sometimes I try and craft too much, I’m always hoarding scrapbook stuff yet never get around to making pages because I’m too obsessed with the “perfect” layout. I have so many pages started and I have yet to finish one scrap book. So I stumbled upon this thing called Project Life.

Becky Higgins came up with this easier concept to make scrapping easy, and I have to say it might be just what I need. She sells these kits and it seems so does a ton of other people. If you are crafty you can make your own, if you aren’t and that always scared you away from scrapping, well this might be for you!

So after searching Pinterest for a whole day and her blog site learning the ins and outs, I went ahead and made a two page layout. This is just a digital showing (put together in PS) because I haven’t printed out my pics and journal cards yet, but I’m impatient and want to show what I’ve come up with. I’m also making this post from my phone instead of my computer because if I don’t do it RIGHT NOW, I may not post lol. I get so caught up with things. Anywho, here it is.

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The pictures are 4×6 and the little journal cards are 4×3. I’ll print those off on card stock. And once printed I’ll put them in plastic sleeves to go inside of my 12×12 scrap book album. Finally, something I may be able to keep up on due to my crazy schedule.

Thanks for looking!

Melissa

Just the best pin EVA! | Pinterest

Pinterest has to be the best time killer ever. Seriously, I have the best decorated house…but only online. I can spend hours on that site pinning ideas on how to clean my house and keep it organized, instead of actually cleaning and organizing. Tons of crafts that seem to stay in the virtual realm, and then it happened.

I found the most useful pin ever, and it also involves bacon. See what I mean? You’re already thinking this HAS to be good. Prepare to be amazed! Your lunch will never be the same. Here is the pin (this is not an active link as I’m on my phone).

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And here is my sandwich. Told you, your life will never be the same. (Btw, mine is turkey bacon). Yum!

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