Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Thank you for being in my life

Kristine Warner is having a challenge on her blog. I thought that I would play along this week...I just loved the color combination. Here is her challenge:


Here is my card



Supplies: Cardstock and Ink Close to my Heart, pins CTMH, punch Stampin UP, Thank You stamp Technique Tuesday, ribbon American Crafts, Dot Spot PapertreyInk

Monday, May 10, 2010

First Grade Circus

There is a tradition in Grantsville that has been going on since 1978. It's the First Grade Circus. I think every child in town looks forward to being in it and everyone (even adults now) can tell you what they were in the circus and who's hand they had to hold (that's a big deal to a 7 yr old). This year was Gavin's big year and he was a Wild West Trick rider. It is such a neat tradition...that we really hope won't come to a end with the schools splitting! Here's a few pics of our rodeo clown!


                                               Here he is in the entry holding Ava's hand!

    This was his part...they did tricks on these balls to music...had a shoot out and got shot!  It was cute.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day


Today I am thankful for a wonderful Mom. I realize having children of my own now...how much she sacrificed and worked in my behalf. My Mom has a amazing way of making you feel like you can do anything. She makes the most boring things incredibly fun. I don't believe my Mom has ever met a stranger. Her happy personality is contagious. And the older I get the wiser she gets and the distance between us seems to feel  larger then ever before. I love you MOM...have a wonderful day!

I also need to to thank Patty my step-mom. She has been a wonderful influence in my life. I admire her ability to teach even when she doesn't think she is. She is patient and kind. I am thankful for her faith and her example to make good choices. I am thankful she has loved me as her own...for so many years, when it probably would  have been easier to not. Thank you Patty...I love you.

And to the last person I get to call my Mom. Jennie my mother-in-law. Thank you for being another Mom to me. I instantly felt love from you. I am thankful for the way you raised a wonderful son..who is now a amazing husband. I am thankful that we can always sit and visit and I always feel like we are close. I am thankful for your testimony of the gospel. It shines through you in all that you do. I think you are so beautiful inside and out. This day I want to thank you and tell you I love you.

And since I am so blessed to still have my Grandmas who are now Great Grandmas to my boys...Thank you for your wisdom, your advice and love. I understand more then ever that it takes a village to raise children. And you are such a crucial part to my village. I love to see my boys eyes light up when they see you. They love you as I loved my great grandma. She  had one of the biggest influences on my life as you are now to my boys. Thank you for your love and support and wonderful example to me. I hope to grow up to be just like each of you. I love you! Happy Mother's Day!

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Betsy's Sketch Challenge

If you know me...I not really crazy about movie stars or famous people. But if there is one person in this world I could meet it would be Betsy Veldman. I think she is the most amazing papercrafting designer out there. I anxiously await each morning to see if she posted something on her blog. She is having a sketch challenge and I had to play along...this one was hard for me...but I like how my card turned out. Here is her sketch:


Here is my card: 

supplies are: PTI signature greetings, Martha Stewart ribbon and everything else is Making Memories   Whimsy collection