Tuesday, 30 December 2008


its over for another year... Kaitlyn got very very spoilt from Santa and she was very happy with all that she got...i got spoilt also....

I got a new 50mm lens for my camera, now to just figure out how to use it LOL... and lots of other gorgeous goodies too....

here are a few shots from christmas day

so now onto 2009

lets hope its a good year for kaitlyn and I and the rest of my family...

I have quite a few scrappy things that i need to get done...i am now off work for 5 days so lots of time to spend with kaitlyn and lots of time to get my scrap list completed hopefully...

Hope everyone has a happy new year and fun and happy 2009...


Wednesday, 24 December 2008





Sunday, 21 December 2008


ok really bored today... i really want to scrap but before i can do that i have to clean up my desk LOL and that is just not happening... so im playing around on here for a bit....

was just doing some blog browsing and found this on Kristine's blog so thought i might do it also...
read through the list and highlight the things you have done in your life:

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band ....at school
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland /world
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt (with the help of my mum LOL)
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone's life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (does Heidi Swapp count LOL)
92. Joined a book club
93. Losted a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

wow i have actually done quite a few of these...
ok now im off to clean up so i can scrap .....

Saturday, 20 December 2008


Guess who i got to meet last thursday night???

wow she is the most gorgeous person, so genuine and down to earth... she is so tiny and so cute also... she spoke about things that everyone could relate to and we all had a great laugh as well... i cant believe that she just stood there and had photo after photo taken and then once everyone had gone had more photos taken with all of us LOL... the poor girl must be photoed out i reckon after this australian tour LOL....

but she is beautiful and i am so glad that she came to sydney and came and offically opened the shop for Sue and Craig...it was a total honour meeting her in person... and her tips and techniques were awsome... i have new ideas now thanks to Heidi....
so that was my fun for the week... lots of my good friends came also... anthea came up for the night which was great to see her again...
I have just finished off 2 scrappy christmas presents today... now onto my other things that i must get done this week....
Hope you are all ready for christmas (im not LOL) im going to go shopping tomorrow (my mum is looking after kaitlyn for me) and i plan on getting it totally completed.... then its just the wrapping of them all LOL....wish me luck....
ok off to scrap now Merry christmas everyone

Saturday, 13 December 2008

my exciting news

Yeahhh i can tell everyone now that it has been announced on the blog...

I am now a design team member for an awsome sketch site called Creative Scrappers.....

Im so excited to be apart of this fun site it has some awsome inspiration over there with great sketch artist sharing there sketches.... lots of fun challenges and things happening over there so make sure you go and check it out....

ok now that i am all inspired by getting on this team im off to scrap...

Hope your all enjoying your weekend

Friday, 12 December 2008

what happened to summer??

OMG i cant believe how cold it is today... what happened to it being summer time nice hot weather... today its freezing and raining... but that does mean perfect scrapping weather yeahh...

so i have decided to sit and scrap lots tonight and this weekend while kaitlyn is at her dads... while watching my favourite show ever Prison Break... my sister bought me season 3 for my birthday so this weekend i think im going to have a prison break marathon starting from episode 1. I could watch this show over and over again i love it...

So i thought i might make a scrap list of things i want to get done this weekend

* catch up on christmas journal 8,9,10 and 11
* complete scrap word pics page (make sure you go and check out this months challenge)
* make my christmas cards
* finish off a christmas present
* make another christmas present...
* complete the card sketch over at Creative Scrappers

ok so to do these things i must get off this computer LOL...
hope you all have a fun weekend

Thursday, 11 December 2008

14 days till santa comes

yeahhh not long now LOL... and am i organised ummm NO... i have way too much to do and not enough time to do it in... but this sunday im planning on shopping and shopping till i have totally finished it... well thats my plan anyway... may not happen like that though LOL...
So now that my work hours are back to normal i have been scrapping lots which is so much fun... here are my 3 recent Journal your christmas pages...

having alot of fun doing this journal and im still committed to getting it finished....

On other things its only 7 days till i get to meet Heidi Swapp... yeahh its so exciting we are starting to get it all organised for her visit at work.. its going to be a great afternoon and there are still a couple of places available if you want to come make sure you check out the front page of the website....

Must get a few more of my christmas cards made up so i best get going and get organised i have the afternoon shift today at work...

Hope your all having a great week


Saturday, 6 December 2008

more scrapping and other things

well i think im finally back in my scrap mode LOL... im having lots of fun completing my pages for my christmas journal here are the next 3 only 2 more to do then im caught up LOL... im really determined to get this completed this year so i have set myself a goal of at least 2 pages every couple of days to get it finished... lets see if i can do it...

Apart from that it was my birthday last thursday and i got really really spoilt... mum and dad bought me a gorgeous gold watch (with numbers so i can see it LOL)...some clothes, and mum helped kaitlyn make me this gorgeous pillow... i love it...

this is my yummy cake my mum made me... love her orange cake...all my family came over for dinner that night and we had party food which was alot of fun....i got season 3 of prison break off my sister and her family and my nan and pop gave me money... also had a birthday cake at work too... sue and craig bought me a gorgeous bling hair clip and a mud cake which was yummmm and they all sang happy birthday too me at the front counter LOL... and i got a yumm box of chocolates from karen too... so i had a very very good birthday this year thanks to all my family and my friends....

so today kaitlyn had her end of year cheerleading concert... still to get some photos of her dressed up (wernt allowed to take photos at the concert) so will do that soon... and tomorrow im taking her to see High School Musical 3 at the movies and then we are going to try and do some christmas shopping hopefully before she gets too bored LOL....

hope your all enjoying your weekend


Tuesday, 2 December 2008

woohoo i scrapped LOL

Finally i think i have my inspiration back... now i just have to stop feeling so tired.... but i did manage to scrap my first page of my Journal your christmas album... so im pretty happy with that one....

so im pretty happy with how it turned out... ive decided to use mostly Teresa Collins products in my album (which is 9x9) and just add some colour and other things as well... love teresa collins stuff its so easy to use...

So other then that no other scrapping think i may get an early night then hope to get some more done tomorrow.... i want to stay caught up on this journal and actually get it finished this year LOL not like the other 2 years LOL...

Ok off to clean up then bed....

hope everyone is well