Aloha, all! Oh, my! I can't believe that March slipped away from me as fast as it did! I also can't believe that this week has flown by so quickly. Our son and his family are here for Spring Break, and we have been going a mile a minute. Today I was supposed to have some time for some scrapbooking with the boys (ages 7 and 9), but it looks like there will be … [Read more...] about It’s April Already!!
Aloha, all! Next week is granddaughter, Kiara's, birthday. Now she's just a little girl, and I usually try to make "cute" cards for the young kids. But today, with the beautiful Hawaii sunshine and the garden just loving the recent rains, my inspiration ran more into flowers and butterflies than to bears and monkeys. So flowers and butterflies it is! The … [Read more...] about Flowers and Butterflies and Cake, Oh My!
Aloha, all! Friday was my Sister-in-Law, Deb's, birthday. She and I are both "of a certain age" and no need to talk about what certain means! Of course, as she is my Stampin' Up! downline, I sent her lots of Stampin' Up! goodies, one of which was this birthday card. I made the card to play in a challenge last month, but didn't want to show it off until Deb had it in … [Read more...] about Lots of Layers – and Happy Birthday, Deb!
Aloha, Jadon! And a very happy birthday--the first I've been able to celebrate with you! For the rest of you, my son was married this summer to a wonderful woman who has a 6-year old (well, now 7-yeasr old) son, Jadon. I'm off visiting them in the Pacific Northwest as I write this, and Saturday is Jadon's Birthday Party. When I heard that dinosaurs were his current main … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Jadon!
Aloha, all! After 10 days away from Hawaii, I am SOOOO glad to be back and enjoying my husband's gorgeous Hawaiian garden. While the back woods of Northern Minnesota were definitely stimulating (had to be with 3 young grandchildren around!), there is just nothing like a garden in paradise, with all the bright and bold colors, not to mention all the varieties of green. And, within an hour … [Read more...] about Back in my Hawaiian Garden!