Sunday, August 30, 2009

First Day of School!

Tomorrow marks the first day of Matthew's 4th grade adventure. Joe's first day is Sep. 8th. I love the first day of school, but it also makes me sad as well. It makes the growth that they have gone through and the slightes of wings that they have started to grow in hopes of one day being able to fully extend those wings and fly, beautiful to watch.
Their journey of adventure and self growth is only really just begun but for me it has opened a world of many emotions and wonderful moments that will last a lifetime.
Joe's cacoon is starting to crack open as he embarks on his 10th grade endeavor. New and exciting things to see and learn, friends to explore this new world of "limited freedom" with in hopes to grasp and understand the ways of adult life. (even though most teenagers "know it all" lol)
They aren't the only ones that are going through the transitions of life. We as parents are learning to grow and spread our wings as well. It's hard to let go and not know if they will fall.
We as parents need to learn how to let go of the silk threads that hold them close and allow them to fall in order for them to be able to flutter their wings and fly. We never stop growing and learning. No matter how far they fly, the threads of love will keep our love for our children in our hearts forever, and they will always be our babies!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Moon Doggie

Need I say more?
This paper pack is very fun! It is great for those pictures of the family on the beach, or how about a nice tropical vacation? Why not for a themed Party? I know I have been to a few.
You receive 10 12x12" Cardstock (2 of each 3 colors and 4 neutral)
12 12x12" B&T Duos (2 of each Patterns) Don't forget that there are monochromatic patterns on the back of each B&T.

All products used are Close To My Heart
Except the chipboard letters and the grunge board letters.

I wanted to show that I used real sand on my chipboard letters.

I glued the sand on with Liquid Glass.

I hope you enjoy this fun Paper pack as much as I do!!

I can't believe it's August!!

Where is this summer going?
I know where, mostly to traveling. We have been visiting with my sister on and off all summer, and the whole family had a wonderful vacation in Virginia Beach! We all wished that it wouldn't end. My husband and I are taking the boys and my niece to Atlantic City next week. The kids love to play at the arcade and Matt's favorite part is ordering room service. lol That kid is a pip. We do the amusements on the pier one night, then we drive up to Wildwood to do the amusements on the three piers there another night. The days are filled with hangin' at the pool or playing in the sand and ocean. Matt will be starting the 4th grade (where does the time go???) August 31st. Joe has his 10th grade orientation on Augst 27, but his 1st day back is September 8th. My two beautiful nieces will be graduating this year, one from 12th grade and the other from 8th. I hope to hop back on soon to keep you all updated. Have a safe summer!!!!