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Thursday Treats – April Showers 4/21

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. April’s This or That? Challenge #7 offers you the prompt April Showers (a) or May Flowers (b). For today’s installment of Thursday Treats, I decided to focus on the first of those, so I strolled through the Shoppe looking for kits and templates […]

Thursday Treats – Easter 4/14

It’s that time of year when little girls don pretty spring dresses and little boys are wrestled into suspenders and bow ties long enough to pose for photographs, usually with the promise of chocolate to come. That’s right – it’s almost Easter! No matter how you and your family celebrate – by attending church, participating […]

Thursday Treats – Let’s Laugh! 4/7

“Humor isn’t for everyone. It’s only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.” – Anne Wilson Schaef Happy National Humor Month! Author and Humorist Larry Wilde started this annual celebration in April 1976 to heighten public awareness of the therapeutic value of humor. “Laughter and joy – the benchmarks of […]

Thursday Treats – National Cleaning Week 3/31

Happy National Cleaning Week! ISSA – the International Sanitary Supply Association – coordinates this week-long event during the 4th week of March to “celebrate the value and importance of clean environments on public health, the environment, and our economy. Having a whole week designated to the importance of cleaning, allows us to raise public awareness […]

Thursday Treats – Color Therapy 3/17

“Mere color can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” – Oscar Wilde Happy National Color Therapy Month! As scrapbookers, we are already aware – at least on some level – that color evokes mood, feelings, and sensibilities. But did you know it can be used for therapeutic purposes as well? Color therapy […]

Thursday Treats – Green Thumb 3/10

We might think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us. – Jenny Uglow Option # 14 in the March This or That? Challenges gives you the choice of creating a layout inspired by either the phrase Green Thumb or Feeling Blue. Last week, we talked about […]

Thursday Treats – Feeling Blue 3/3

Option # 14 in the March This or That? Challenges gives you the choice of creating a layout inspired by either the phrase Green Thumb or Feeling Blue. Next week, we’ll talk about kit options for green thumb layouts; but if you’re in the mood for some art journaling, creative therapy, or to dig deep […]

Thursday Treats – Let’s Cruise 2/24

“It is not that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.” — Sir Francis Drake As we’re bracing for another ice storm here in Dallas, I can’t help but dream of days by the pool under a Caribbean sun, of tropical sunsets and fantastic adventures. Oh, how I wish I […]

Thursday Treats – Carpe Diem 2/17

“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.” ― Erma Bombeck Option #4 in the February This or That? Challenges gives you the choice of creating a layout inspired by either the phrase Carpe Diem (seize the day, option 4a) or Carpe Noctem (seize the night, option […]

Thursday Treats – Carpe Noctem 2/10

No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep. Option #4 in the February This or That? Challenges gives you the choice of creating a layout inspired by either the phrase Carpe Diem (seize the day, option 4a) or Carpe Noctem (seize the night, option 4b). Personally, I […]

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