Author Archives: Michelle

About Michelle

I started my blog as a way to connect with other paper crafters and of course it has gone a totally different direction. I've been able to share my experience as a mother, my hurt and disappointments over not having a relationship with my maternal unit, my walk with God and how knowing Him has changed me and continues to help me grow into the person I strive to be......

I’m A Hot Mess Working On Getting Organized

So this weekend has been a purge kinda weekend, four closets, my car, tons of decorations, trip to Goodwill, Container Store, Crate and Barrel and TJMaxx and now I’m feeling like an expert.  Well not really. During the purging I … Continue reading

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Balance….What Is That?

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. – W. Clement Stone I just spent two days at a … Continue reading

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It’s hard to believe the shower is over.  I am not sure we realized how quick it would be here and gone.  I think we had just as much fun putting it all together as we had at the shower….my … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss Baby Shower

I am making a commitment to blog, I am motivated by a baby shower I am working on. As my cousin Belinda said today, “This train has left the station without a caboose.” We have completed the invitations, I will … Continue reading

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New Year, New Hair, New Word and New Project

Yes, I have been a horrible blogger.  I am going to change that. New Year….New Stuff. First on the agenda.  New hair, priorities you know. The First Born helped me pick a word yesterday, RELAX is the word.  I love … Continue reading

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Have You Missed Me?

I can remember when each day I was pondering what to write about, which adult child to piss off by writing about their lives, what teenage temper tantrum would make my mothering skills sound almost “normal” or what project I … Continue reading

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Prettying It Up

I love when I find something and I can see “the potential” and Mr. Wonderful thinks I’m crazy.  Does that ever happen to you? When I saw this beauty I knew I had to have it.  I bid and I … Continue reading

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What Does It All Mean?

The last couple of months have been some of the toughest of my life.  I’m not going to go into great detail, but I am going to say people sure can be disappointing.  I’ve tried so hard to give people … Continue reading

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Denial Is More Then A River In Egypt

I stood on the bank of the lake this weekend and wondered what The Baby Girl was thinking as she looked out at the lake.  Wouldn’t life be great if we could read people’s minds. I had a huge blow … Continue reading

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Birthday Wreath

I have to share this treasure, this week one of my favorite resident’s celebrated her 90th birthday and a crafting friend made her this jewel.  Don’t you love it?  I wish I could say I loved my pictures…..sorry! Yes that’s … Continue reading

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