Showing posts from April, 2024

Talking About it Tuesdays #18

And just like that April is over. I don't know about you but I feel like this month just flew right by. It has been a fun month though and our weather is looking pretty nice for the next week so I'm pretty excited to see May coming.  It's Tuesday and time for another blog party! The link with the most views from last week's party:  Weekend Happenings by My Seventies Split  A few that caught my eye: Quick Cakes Recipes--Makes a Great Gift! By Easy Pantry Recipes Easy Spring Risotto by Pink Lady Make sure you come back on Thursday for our first monthly link up dedicated to books and reading! On the first Thursday of every month Tanya, Marilyn, and Jennifer are going to co-host Share Your Self with me where everyone will be talking books.  This party will remain open until the weekend.  My hope is that everyone will share all sorts of wonderful posts: travel, recipes, how to's, crafting ideas, and more.  Anything that is family friendly is welcome; even old posts that

Cards I Made in April

 I made a half dozen cards in April but no scrapbook pages so this will be a nice and short post this month. I tried a few fun new techniques this month using Distressed Oxide spray inks. It was fun and super messy (I think my hand were aqua/turquoise for a few days!) but I like that they work equally well on dark and light backgrounds.   I also made just over 2 dozen invitations for Alec's graduation party.  Linking up with: Tuesdays with a Twist, Crafty Wednesday, 

Share 4 Somethings in April

Tomorrow is the last Saturday of the month and time for Share 4 Somethings with Jennifer. This year we're sharing some things we've  loved and/or disliked, accomplished, some things we've improved upon and/or that need improvement, and noticed Loved/Disliked:  I know you are all probably sick of hearing me talking about it but I seriously had the best time meeting up these lovely ladies in Nashville. It was definitely a big highlight of the month!  I loved seeing mother nature put on a show this month too; we had the most incredible sunrise one day and, of course, seeing the eclipse was really neat too (even if we weren't in the path of totality). I disliked not having a car for most of the month. My car is less than 2 years old and has been in the shop for a couple of weeks while they fixed the flex hoses and muffler. Accomplished: I was so proud of myself for making all the cards I needed for the month ahead of time... and then I forgot to mail them in time to make i