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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Miss You Dad!

Happy Birthday

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Its darrrrrrrrrrrk

and cold tonight. And STILL there's flies hanging around!! Grrr. Both Dan and Dex are sitting with a fly swat near them.. there can't be that many left.
Nats is off to North Norfolk for a few day tomorrow. I am glad she will miss being here for Halloween as people banging on the door makes her really jumpy...Living where we do, we don't just get little kids either!
I have been tagged again By Paula and Nets

Here are the Q's and A's
1. If you could have £100 worth of scrapbook paper or assorted embellishments, which would you choose? Papers definately even though i have more than enough already. I LOVE Daisy D's.

2. If you had to choose between using only stamps or rubons, which would you choose? stamps of course I am an addict!
3. If you knew how to do both awesome cards and layouts but could only do one for a whole year...which would you do? Layouts.
4. Would you rather own a scrapbooking store or have your own scrapping room at home...I would LOVE my own scrap room.
5. And last but not least, what is your CURRENT cardmaking or scrapping style.
I have no idea but always use ink and if possible stamps on each LO.

If you are reading this consider yourself TAGGED :)

Monday, October 29, 2007

Back to school today

No more lay ins :( This is my least fav time of year as it is SO busy and its long half term too. Managed to hand in two units of my course and two pieces of homework...Felt great till we were given two more pieces this morning LOL

Took my first lesson today ....wasn't supposed to but the cover teacher didn't turn up. So i took yr 9 French. Wasn't as bad as it sounds as the work had already been set and it was easy for me to follow, it was a small class and i know all the pupils really well. They were great and did all the work. I did go looking and even informed the office but no one seemed too bothered, i am sure if it had been a difficult class i would have found someone...Just wish i got the teachers pay LOL.

Did a scraplift challenge on the pad and i quite like it (above). The original was done by Yizz and is stunning!

Friday, October 26, 2007

I have been scrapping

.but DT work so can't show you yet. CAN say that Novembers ScrapaGoGo kit is really stunning :) Above are a few from last month's kit. I love the one of Meg watching Rosie having her nappy changed..she was really disgusted LOL
Need to get some homework done today as i am off scrapping at Wyverstone tomorrow.
So half term is over will just be manic now till after Christmas..trying to fit too much in ..Hurry up Spring :) ;)

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

This old Witch

Went out to a Halloween party tonight. She LOVES Halloween and dressing up LOL. It was put on by social services for young people with learning disabilities and was held in Ipswich. It was great as she got to catch up with people she was at school with .
Spent a looovely day yesterday with Nets. We took a trip to Papermaze to see Ness, who made us very welcome. Got some gorg stamps too.
As if i don't have enough to do, i have signed up for loads of swaps and have spent most of the day making ACT's to trade and swap.
Had to go to the doc's this morning because of Dex shouting "Breath" in the middle of the night the other night! Frightened the life out of me ..apparently i had been snoring really loudly and then stopped breathing. Anyway, Doc thinks it is congestion left over from my bad cold last month and now have a nasal spray to try and help. Dex has to monitor my sleeping/snoring...hes going to LOVE that as he usually gets into Megs bed and sends her in with me when i snore too loudly! I told him that the Doc says he HAS to sleep with me LOL!!
I have to be really nice to Dex at the mo as i am off to Wyverstone for a days scrapping on Sat and then the following weekend, Nets and I are off to the ATDML retreat :) :)
Started making my christmas cards and will do Nets challenge to make one without Christmas papers.

Sunday, October 21, 2007


Finally finshed this ( started it in Feb and got bored) as Part of Uks Cyber crop.

Saturday, October 20, 2007


I have been tagged by Nets and Rena so.....better do it

Here are the rules which you must abide by if you are tagged.
1. Link to your tagger and post these rules.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself: some random, some weird.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post and list their names (linking to them).
4. Let them know they've been tagged by leaving a comment at their blogs

heres mine:

1. I have had LOADS of different jobs incl: Hairdresser, Beauty therapist ( i trained for these for years!), nursing axillary, waitress, cleaner, school caretaker, steward in the officers mess in RAF, and am now doing the job i was meant for as an SEN teaching assistant.

2. I once slammed Nets thumb in the door ( she was about 4 yrs) by accident , and she still remembers and often shows me the scar. ( guilt trip! ;))

3. I wish i could play the saxophone ..its so sexy.

4. I have to have some time alone with no talking at all during each day and will stay up really late to do this if i have to.

5. I LOVE being older coz i have so much more self confidence ( or blag) wish i had it when i was younger.

6. I believe in Karma

7. The me i was when i was young would be terrified of the life i have now ( and i would be scared of the me i am today!) ...........make sense??? ...ohh well.

Well now you KNOW i am mad!! I shall try to find 7 people who haven't been tagged:

Lorraine ( like you have the time!)

Sorry ladies !

Am hoping to do some scrapping today so, might be back later.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

One more

from the cybercrop art the weekend. The buttons are not straight though.
One more day to go then a week off for half term. I am so tired ( more to do with the days drawing in i think than anything else) so am looking forward to a few lay ins.
I do have plenty to keep me busy though..a double lot of homework from my course. Some typing up of lesson plans for school and BEST OF ALL .....Nov ScrapaGoGo kit to play with :)..That worked out well as i find it harder to scrap when there is school.
Nets and I are also off to visit Ness's Papermaze shop ( see link) and she has LOADS of yummy new stash in. Ohh and a big crop at Wyverstone next weekend.
Its pink day at school tomorrow and i have to find something pink to wear..I think i will have to pinch a T shirt from Nats as i don't have anything pink!

Sunday, October 14, 2007

And A Scraplift

From Katie Squirrel on UK's. Her LO is here.

Ness's Class

Loved doing this class:)

Been trying to scrap

This is the second week of the UKs Cyber Crop, I am such a slow scrapper though. Am half way though Ness's sewing class ( haven't even started sewing yet!!) Here's the bannana Frog Class from yesterday anyway...............whatch this space , there COULD be more later !!

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Birthday boy

Doesn't smile much in the morning but WAS laughing when his taxi driver was singing "Happy Birthday" as they drove away. This "little?" boy is now 14. I still remember him being born LOL at 10 lbs, I doubt I'll ever forget!. He is off to another school this afternoon for a relay race and the youth club he attends are having a little party tonight. Hope he has a great day.

Monday, October 08, 2007

If you have just eaten..

sorry !

The lovely ladies over on the "It's a creative world " blog have challenged us to scrap your boobs. So these are my very ample ones and my lovely husbands ( his is the hairy chest!!!) as he rightly pointed out that men get breast cancer too. There is a page set up for donations.

I have also added this site to my faves, costs nothing to click each day.
BTW, the darker area on the LO is because it was scanned and the bit with "your" on it is raised and so casts a shadow.

Sunday, October 07, 2007

Forgot ... say CONGRATULATIONS Nets for guesting on Pencil lines this week. I am in awe , go see how gorg her book is :)
Almost have a LO to show you , just waiting for things to dry .

Catch up

Been trying to catch up with everything this week. I think i am winning!!.
Am back on top of my course homework ( after a few hours yesterday!) It finishes just after Christmas and my wages should then go up a bit , so it should be worth it!
Now belong to three ACT swaps and a Cj ( all up to date - halo inserted here)
My DT it also up to date.
So is the washing yayyyyyyyyyyy
SO , i am hoping to scrap at some point to day for myself :). There is a cyber crop at UKs and i would like to join in even if it is just a couple of LO's.
Well, it is 10am and the children are all STILL asleep in bed :) :) ( there's a lot to be said for letting them stay up late ;)
If only it was this peaceful all day......sigh.