Saturday, December 16, 2017

December Daily Page 10

I had fun making a Christmas tree with extremely sparkly tape for my December Daily.  My husband and I went to the Jack London Square in Oakland on our way to the airport on December 10th.  What a beautiful place that was, with lots of cool restaurants and boats to look at.  There was also a HUGE Christmas tree in the square.  It was a great way to end our romantic getaway.  Best Christmas present ever!

Have a fabulous day wherever you are at.


Thursday, December 14, 2017

December Daily Page 9

I needed a few pages for the 9th of December.  We had the honor of eating at French Laundry that night, something we have been wanting to do for many years.  Every single course was so amazing, so delicious, that I wanted to include quite a few of the pictures I had taken that day.  I also wanted to include a picture of the menu for the day. It was everything we could have hoped it would be and I can't rave about the food and service enough.

Thanks for stopping by.  


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

December Daily Day Eight

For my December Daily today, I added a pocket page so that I could keep my journaling card, hotel key card, and the menu of the restaurant we ate at that night. I slit a hole into the plastic sheet where the pocket opens.  On the right, you can see how beautifully lit up Napa is at night during December.

Have a lovely day.


December Daily Page Six and Seven

December Daily page six was all about the kids being home from school because of the fires in Southern California.  While we weren't in danger, the air quality was poor.  My husband made us all my daughter's favorite breakfast, a breakfast burrito filled with eggs, sausage, bacon, and pico de gallo.  Sounds amazing, doesn't it?  

Day seven shows some of our family's Christmas decorations. My daughter drew the hilarious Santa on her large whiteboard, while I made the ornament wreath this year with Dollar Store ornaments. I made one for my sister for her birthday present and liked it so much I made one for us, too.

Thanks for stopping by.  Enjoy your day!


Thursday, December 7, 2017

December Daily Day 4 and 5

Good morning, scrapbook friends. Today I have my fourth and fifth December Daily pages to share with you(journaling card on left covered for privacy). Day four was the start of my son's Mountain Bike Team practices, while my husband and daughter played a fierce game of ping pong on our dining table.

The "He looks like a Pink Nightmare" card references the movie, "A Christmas Story".  Day five is all about the Christmas movies we like to watch every year.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

December Daily Day 3

December is moving right along!  Where does all the time go?  Today's December Daily is all about our Christmas tree.  We love pulling out old and new ornaments and talking about when and where they came from.

Have a wonderful day!


Monday, December 4, 2017

December Daily Day Two

One the second day of December, we had friends over.  It was so lovely to see the kids playing happily together, while the adults chatting happily away.  I'm enjoying how quickly my December Daily scrapbook is coming together.  I'm new to pocket pages and the 6x8" album size, but I have to admit they are perfect for a mini album.

Thanks for stopping by to take a peek!


December Daily Day 1

December is such a fun month for our family and it starts with an advent calendar, so that is what I focused on the first day of my December Daily album. Usually just the kids get one, but this year I made one for my husband, as well.   It's fun seeing how excited they are to open them every day.

Hope your December is off to a great start! Thanks for stopping by.


Friday, December 1, 2017

December Daily Album 2017 Inspiration page

Hello, crafters.  This is the first year that I am going to create a December Daily album.  The idea is that you scrapbook a page or two every day during the month of December, in order to capture all your family's tradition and holiday fun.  To make this a little less daunting, I am going to use a 6x8" Simple Stories S@ap album which also uses pocket pages.  December is, after all, extremely busy.

Here is the first page of my December Daily album.  I created it on Word by adding a picture to my document, changing the photo to black and white, and then printing it with my intro on vellum paper. I love how it turned out.  The vellum lays against patterned paper with snowflakes, which adds a little more dimension to the page.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a lovely day!


Thursday, November 30, 2017


Hello, friends.  Today I am scrapbooking a picture of my son graduating from 8th grade.  

This was a great day, not only because it represented a step towards adulthood, but also because he willing put on a collared shirt and tie!  Doesn't he look just like his dad?  I love seeing his face in this picture.  Right now he is participating in "No Shave November".  I guess that is a thing in high school.  He practically has a beard!  That makes me think...I should take a picture for a scrapbook page.

Thanks for stopping by!