mini book with the mini cinch

The phrase “good things come in small packages” is definitely true when it comes to the We R Memory Keepers Mini Cinch. It’s a small book binding machine that packs a big punch! I love that it doesn’t take up much space in my craft room, it’s light weight and easy to transport, and it’sContinue reading “mini book with the mini cinch”

DIY gratitude journal

One of my favorite traditions this time of year is my gratitude journal. For a few weeks in November I keep a daily record of the things I’m thankful for leading up to Thanksgiving Day. It’s really helped me to focus on the positive and see the good, both totally transformative ways of thinking. I’veContinue reading “DIY gratitude journal”

make a 2020 planner with the we r memory keepers etch quill

Now that Christmas is over, I’m excited to start the new year and set some goals. I always do better on my goals when I have some accountability, and writing goals down is a great way to be accountable. To help keep track of my goals, tasks, and ideas I created a 2020 Planner withContinue reading “make a 2020 planner with the we r memory keepers etch quill”

perpetual photo calendar: free template

Some of you may know that I have twin 18 year old sons who just graduated from high school. Both of them were admitted to Brigham Young University here in Utah, and both of them have decided to defer their college enrollment to serve a mission for the LDS church. One just left this week,Continue reading “perpetual photo calendar: free template”

gratitude journals | part three

I’m so excited to share this project with you!  This is my very first gratitude journal, and here’s a little background on it: one of my goals in 2012 when I made this album was to focus on the good and positive things in my life, to count my blessings.  I decided that November wouldContinue reading “gratitude journals | part three”

gratitude journals | part two

Today I’m sharing more gratitude journal inspiration to get ready for my 15 Days of Gratitude project this year. This album is from 2013, and is a little different from the one I shared on Monday. This one is a weekly gratitude journal I kept through the whole month of November. I recorded my blessingsContinue reading “gratitude journals | part two”

gratitude journals | part one

Well November sort of snuck up on me! October was a busy month I guess, so suddenly it’s time to start preparing this year’s gratitude journal. If you’ve been following my blog for a while you know that each November I create and fill a gratitude journal each day for the two weeks preceding Thanksgiving.Continue reading “gratitude journals | part one”

throwback thursday: lucky 8 punch mini album

Happy Friday Eve! (That’s what my teenage daughter would say, lol!) We R Memory Keepers has recently released some pretty awesome new crafting tools. And while I’m just as excited as you are about these new goodies, I also think it’s important to continue using my not-so-new but well-loved tools. This Lucky 8 Punch Board MiniContinue reading “throwback thursday: lucky 8 punch mini album”