The BIG One!

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Reminisce has released a line of fishing papers that are just gorgeous. Lucky for me, I just happened to have the “perfect” fishing photo from this summer to scrapbook! Dennis is an AVID fisherman. He spends  many weekends and much of his free time during the summer fishing. And, he is very, very good at it!

In August, Dennis was fishing close to our cottage. He dropped by to say hello, and we just had to see his catch. This picture shows the HUGE bass he caught that day – 4lbs, 4ozs! My Dad would be very impressed!

I knew when Heather posted this paper line on Facebook, I would just have to get it. I really wanted to document this moment and the “Fishing Paradise” paper was the perfect backdrop. Check out all the papers in this line – they truly are beautiful papers and stickers to scrapbook your fishing memories! You can find them all at the Younique Scrapbook Store in Mount Forest!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all my female friends and family out there! It’s a day to feel special and proud of our accomplishments for sure. I will always be thankful for the kind, loving and generous Mom I had. She guided and mentored me to be the woman I am today. She would be proud of the family that continues to grow and enjoy life’s journey in her memory. Miss you dearly Mom,

I am so lucky to call myself Mom to two beautiful children. I am blessed daily to live across the street from my daughter. She is an AMAZING Mom and daycare provider. Together with her hubby Jeff, they are raising two incredibly loving grandchildren. Maddy and Owen, being your Nana is the best thing ever! This layout was based on a Mother’s Day picture from last year. Still brings smiles to my face everytime I look at it! Love you so much Lindsay!

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Our son lives out West. He is posted to Edmonton in the military. Sean, not a day goes by that I don’t say thanks for your commitment and service to our country. You listened to me growing up and followed my guidance when I told you to follow your passion in life! I am grateful for all you bring to our lives, and proud of the life you are building with Megan. This layout is one of several that feature Sean in a new kit that will arrive shortly at Younique.

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You can see I have much to smile about today and everyday! My heart is bursting with love for you all.

Summer Layouts

About a month ago I had a chance to spend time scrapbooking with my dear friend Denise. Always love to get some quality time together, sharing our love of documenting our lives.

Of course, a couple of favourite subjects for me are my beautiful grandchildren, Madison and Owen. We have endless fun with these two, and are so fortunate to now call them neighbours – they just moved into the house across the street! Here are a few layouts with some of my favourite pictures from this summer.

These Two Melt my Heart

Wow, for the first time every – they are both looking in the same direction and have their eyes open! Don’t even ask how many pictures I took to just get this one shot. It was worth the wait. These two are very busy, and so it takes patience to get a good shot. Thank goodness for digital cameras!

Could You be Any Cuter

Owen was patiently waiting around the campfire for a roasted marshmallow in this picture. Those blue eyes just melt my heart! Added a touch of stitching on this one, I just love the added texture. I have framed layouts of each of my family members in my house and this layout will update Owen’s frame.

Splash

Hands down, this is my favourite picture of the summer. There’s something about those greens and aqua’s that are so inviting. When I saw this shot, I decided to extend the spray from the fountain with some more stitching. A bit of distressing on the polka dot paper, a perfect design from my Silhouette, and the Silhouette pens to do the journaling topped it off. This was such a fun day, this layout will bring back those great memories for a long time to come.