Monday, May 11, 2009

Monday Monday

Here comes the sun, Here comes the sun, and I say it's alright..... I love that Beatles song. But, I guess we are'nt going to see much of the sun today. I hope hope all the Mothers out there in blog land had a wonderful Mother's Day. I got to see all my daughter's except for one. :( I want her to know how much I love and miss her in my life. Belinda I want to wish you a Happy Mother's Day and a Happy sweet 16th Birthday to my granddaughter, Jessica.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Sunny Maine Monday

I just found Betsy McCall Paper Doll website. I remember fighting with my sisters to get the paper doll in the Monthly magazine. Then when I had daughters, they loved the paper doll also.
When I was growing up, we didn't have money to buy toys so we had to use our imaginations. We created paper dolls from the neighbors Sears catalog. We had so much fun creating our paper families and cardboard houses, paper furniture. In the process we certainly developed a very creative mind. Maybe families should bring back those ways to develop the childs creative thinking process. I tried to with my girls when they were young. I showed them how to create with many different mediums.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Happy National Scrapbooking Day to all those scrapppers and scrappers-to-be out there in creative land this month. I probably won't be scrapping today but will be everyday this week.

I wanted everyone to learn about a special class that Bety has up on her blog. I would love taking a class from the best designer I know of. She has a very creative mind and her work is so pretty. I love it so much. I have even purchased supplies from her website. I had to get the pretty paper she uses in her cards.

Here is the link to her blog:

Friday, May 1, 2009


I love the month of May. I remember in my school days when I made a May basket to hang on the class teacher. The class would bring in candy to fill the basket and after lunch and recess we would go in the classroom before the teacher came in and put the basket on her chair and when she came in and went to sit down she would see the basket. Now the chase was on. The rule was that she had to catch everyone in her class before she could have the candy. So we all ran outside and had a blast killing time so we didn't have to go back to schoolwork. It was so much fun. Ahhh those were the days. Then to continue the fun when we got back home we hung a basket on our Mother. Those were back in the days when a piece or two of candy cost a penny.