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10 days and counting.........

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In 10 days I will go from layering to keep warm to swim suit, sunscreen and a reclining chair.  It's a tough job but somebody has to do it. 
 In the meantime we have 1 and 1/2 days left of work and then the weekend so I best get ready for work.  Have a great day no matter what you are doing.
Nan

2011 Christmas

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This is our make shift Christmas tree in Tampa!  Isn't it great?  We had the best time.  There were actually 8 adults and 4 dogs in a 3 bedroom apt.  Everyone got along well.  Well except for the few times I got on GRB's nerves (but isn't that a mom's job?).














From what I hear if you havcn't seen the movie "Elf" this is a scene right out of the movie.  "Santa's coming!!!!!!


The four amigos opening a treasure.  The excitement on their faces tells the whole story (yes, they just woke up).  Love these guys.

Don't these two look like they ought to be on a cruise ship sailing off somewhere warm!!

More fun people.  I don't know if you realize it or not but this is the room of an artist.  Can you guess which one he is?    

Everybody's favorite time - FAMILY PHOTOS!!!




and extended family
I am so proud of each of these young men....they are really making things happen in their lives.
Here is a momma this is so happy to be with her boy for Christmas t…

Typeset Card Workshop

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Typeset card workshop is schedule for Tuesday January 3, at 6:30 pm.  Supplies to bring are: My Acrylix Typeset Workshop Kit Dark Neutral Cardstock shade pack Ink Pads: Black and Juniper Texture tools Cocoa Reinker Dry Embossing /Scoring Stylus Craft jars 3-D foam tape Blocks: 1x1 2x2 3x3

Typeset Layout Workshop

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Typeset layout workshop is scheduled for January 5, at 6:30 pm.  Supplies to bring are: My Acrylix Typeset Workshop Kit My Acrylix Token Alphabet Ink Pads: Black, Cocoa, and Juniper Texture tools Dry Embossing /Scoring Stylus Craft jars 3-D foam tape Blocks: 1x1 2x2 3x3

Cruisin' the Caribbean....

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The count down has begun.  In 12 days we will board ship to a destination far far away!!!! 


And be immerse in emerald beauty and white grains soaking up rays.


And meet creatures we never met before!!! 12 days seems like forever.....time to start packing.

Family Christmas 2011

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We went home for a special birthday celebration and were surprised with 2 of my brothers coming in town at the same time.  This is one of our favorite family members.  Lucy doesn't know she is of the canine family.  We won't tell her any different.

My Aunt Gerry and 2 of my brothers:  Precious and Ricky...or so that is what Roy was referred to for the evening.  He was all about being the favorite and snubbing Ricky.  Susan and Ann dogged Roy all night.  It is so good to laugh and laughing with family is the best.

Aunt Gerry and Ricky - she was having trouble deciding who was the bad one and who was the good one!
I see a Christmas card for next year!!!
Now that is a beautiful picture!  Merry Christmas everybody.  We love you.

Another Kodak moment! HO HO HO More of my favorite people.  Love you You guessed it....Aunt Gerry and Precious (AGAIN)
I am not sure why Karen is not singing.  Really I am not sure why Mike and Roy are? I don't remember any singing.....oh maybe something about…

Typeset kit Layout

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Thursday January 5th we will make this fun 2 page layout.  Order your kit today to join in on the fun.

Typeset Kit Bonus Project

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We will be making these cute kraft colored cards out of the new Typeset kit.

Sign up is still open a little longer.  But you need to order your kit right away because the workshop is Tuesday January 3rd.  I hope you can join us. 
Be a blessing to someone today,
Nan B

Christmas Treasures II

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Well here is more of the beautiful gifts I received a Sunday's luncheon.  Karen has such a gift for making center pieces.  I love it when she makes them for me!!!
Then she gave me a sachi thermol bag that was filled with goodies and a
box of chocolates.  Can you say spoiled?
Jaunice made each of us this great apron that fits inside of a coffee mug!  It has little pockets to store pens, pencils, paint brushes so they are right at your fingertips.  Just the thing for a crafter to have.  Thank you Jaunice. Marv made up these great gift bags with treats including the cupcake die you see next to the bag.  On the back of the cupcake is a gift certificate for each of the ladies from CTMH <VBG>.  And she gave me a jar of buttons and these cute litte canisters for storage.  Oh I love containers!!  Thank you Marv!
Lisa gave us each a beautiful crochet scarf and pin.  Perfect for these cold days.  Thank you Lisa.


Debra gave us each quite the bounty of goodies along with .....
this beautif…