Monday, May 25, 2009

Happy Memorial Day

Hey folks! We have had a nice relaxing weekend here in San Diego. We went to the pool one day, and went to the vineyard on Sunday afternoon for jazz with some friends. We just love that place! We have also been getting the house ready for our company (Hey Ficos!) that will be arriving next Saturday and for Joel to be out of town for a few nights this week as he goes to Chicago for a meeting. This will be our last week of school, since we will be busy with company next week and then in Yosemite for the week after that. Good times coming up! Joel says I can’t bring my laptop but you can bet I am smuggling it in my suitcase. Let’s hope for some WIFI in our national parks!

I came home from yoga tonight to see Matilda singing “Creep” by Radiohead and Matty banging away on the drums and they were really doing great! I am not quite sure I approve of Joel teaching our 4.5 year old to sing “what the hell am I doing here?? I’m a creep, I’m a weirdo.” But I have to say I was impressed about how well they were rocking it out. Joel was so proud! They have really enjoyed having Daddy around for 4 days straight to play monster and jump on the trampoline with them. Joel definitely has enjoyed having a few days off. Last year his big vacation was 3 days of driving the van, with a Uhaul trailer, from Oklahoma to California with the dogs in tow, not exactly a relaxing time. He is really looking forward to our time in Yosemite and doing not much of anything. I see a lot of hiking and smores and board games in our near future.

Here is a card I made for my recent stamp a stack…I love all the purse cards floating around the internet and thought I would make one of my own using my favorite decorator paper sweet always…here you go:

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I used the big shot texture plates to make the dry embossed backgrounds and although the top card is made from different punches…designer label, and the keyhole one I really prefer the one on the bottom using the round tab punch for all the purses. Very fun and easy to make for all your girlfriends..one of the ladies even used it for an “it’s a girl!” card which I thought was great!

Hope you are all well and enjoyed your holiday weekend…..Thanks to all you great folks who have served our country and even more…..those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. We are so blessed to live in this country and enjoy those freedoms. Happy Memorial Day!

Ciao for now….Deidre

2 comments:

Nikki Bond said...

Your cards are soooo cute! My kids sing songs that they shouldn't be singing either...but hey...its cute! LOL {SMILEs}

Amy said...

Love these!!