I had been dreaming of going to Glacier National Park for years. I had watched videos and read tour books. In the spring of 2016, I finally decided to be adventurous and plan the trip for the next year. (You have to book hotels in the park a year in advance.) It was only going to be my sister and I going on the trip. If you are single like me, don’t let that stop you from going on trips like this.
I created this card for a card swap at the Schaumburg, IL Scrapbook and Stamp Expo. This was the first time I attended the Expo or a card swap. My card won an honorable mention. It was a lot of fun and you get new ideas seeing what other people made. We had to create 31 of the same card. I decided to make a shaker card with cake sprinkles.
I created this card for the Lawn Fawnatics challenge #56: Beautiful Beaches. I tried to use the colors from the inspiration photo and created the card using Ahoy Matey stamp set. I decided to add a dolphin and make it for my younger Mexican Sponsor child since she told me dolphins were her favorite animal.
Time to get the grill on now that I can get fresh tomatoes and corn at a local farmer’s market. I purchased two small cast iron frying pans from the Lodge outlet in Tennessee on a previous road trip. They work great for side items liked caramelized onions.
I made this card to enter Lawnfawnatics challenge #48. You were supposed to design a card based upon a movie, TV show, or book. I chose to do the Great British Bake Off.
I have been running a small family owned tea business called Trail Lodge Tea since 2011. I sell the teas online and at farmers markets in the St. Louis area. As you can guess I have a fondness for Red Pandas. When I was doing research for my daytime job at the zoo I discovered that Red Pandas were found in several provinces that are known for their tea