Missing AnnMarie

Missing AnnMarie

I am really missing my southern stamping friends these days; today I’m especially missing my friend AnnMarie. This lovely group of ladies welcomed me to their table a few years ago at the OnStage event in Baltimore. I was traveling on my own and they very kindly...
Celebrating Kevin Bacon

Celebrating Kevin Bacon

I just discovered that today is Kevin Bacon’s birthday! I remember a few years ago when “6 degrees of Kevin Bacon” was a fun way of approaching how people are connected to each other. This scenario is especially true in very small Vermont! I am...
Enjoy Summer

Enjoy Summer

I just finished a week off from work, and creating this card was my last hurrah on Sunday afternoon. I wanted to create a card capturing the summer feel. We don’t have palm trees here in VT, but the images definitely evoke summer. And there is something...
Fireworks?

Fireworks?

I just heard a story on the radio about home-grown fireworks in New York City, and I saw a video online about a man who shot off fireworks in Brooklyn that went into a house and set it on fire. It sounds like things have gotten a little crazy on that front! Most of...
Bonus Days Again

Bonus Days Again

This event has almost become a tradition – Bonus Days are here again! This sentence has me pondering… how long does something have to happen to qualify as a “tradition”? Surely Sale-A-Bration is a tradition because it has been happening for...
Snowman Season Class

Snowman Season Class

I confess that I’ve been struggling to figure out how to offer classes while we need to practice physical distancing to protect each other (and our loved ones) from spreading COVID-19. A big part of the challenge is that Stampin’ Up! doesn’t allow us...