Friday, September 24

Fall Decor

My favorite season is fall! I love it when the weather starts getting cooler and all the leaves start changing colors! It’s just beautiful. I love decorating the house with fall colors too! I don’t have too many decorations, but love it when I open the fall box and finding new places for it all. Today I sat down and made some new decor. Do you remember my butterflies? Well I took them out and replaced them with pumpkins!


Super cute right!? Shannon taught me how to make them using an oval punch and cardstock!

So Happy Fall! I hope you enjoy decorating your homes too! :)

Thursday, September 16

Sweet Peach – September Reveal

The idea gallery is up for the September kits! This month I got to work with the Juicy Themed kit!


This kit is called “A Little More Country” and full of Paper Trunk and Jenni Bowlin! Perfect!

You already saw this layout I made with the sketch this month.

Fall Fun

Here are a couple more! I LOVE this picture of Tyler!

Country Boy

The papers were perfect for this picture of us at Tate Farms last year.

Tate Farms

I made a couple cards too.


Don’t you just love those vintage bottle caps!

Make sure you visit Sweet Peach Crop Shop to get your kit!

Wednesday, September 15

Kalen’s Picture Day

Today was yearbook picture day for Bright Lights. Kalen was so excited to get her picture made! She was a little unsure when she didn’t recognize the man behind the camera, but she did good. No crying! She didn’t really smile though. We turned in our family page too. We have so many Bright Light families this year, we had to cut our page in half. I choose to keep it super simple!

Bright Lights Family Page 2010

Since Kalen was all cute and dressed up I decided to bring along my camera and snap a few photos in the prayer garden.


It was SO easy getting her to pose for pictures! I guess that is the difference between boys and girls.


Such a little model!


Looking at these pictures I just can’t believe how big she is getting! My little girl is growing up WAY too fast!


We have been getting a lot of comments on how long Kalen’s hair is getting.


I just love it and can’t imagine cutting it! Maybe we will just keep it this length and trim it.


We got so many good pictures I’m having a hard time picking my favorite!


Can’t forget the head tilt! Ha!


One in the Gazebo, or as Kalen calls it the “Nemo.”


And one on the lamp post.


Kalen saw the flowers when we were walking back to the car and she said “Picture with flower!” So we had to get her picture made with the flowers.


I think we were there for a whole 10 minutes and got all those great pictures! Now if I could just get a few of Tyler! :)

Tuesday, September 14

Grandparent’s Day

Last Friday was Grandparent’s Day at Tyler’s school! He was SO excited when Grandpa Bob and Grandma Angie showed up!


Mrs. Cox had a special circle time and all the grandparent’s got to see a typical morning at school.


Tyler made something special and gave it to Grandpa & Grandma that morning.


They also got spoiled with cookies and juice!


Too funny!


Tyler enjoyed showing off his school!


I am really glad that Grandma Angie took all these pictures! Next time she will have to get one of herself though! :)

Tyler wishes his other Grandparent’s could’ve been there too!

Happy Grandparent’s Day to all of you!

Monday, September 13

September Sketch and Online Crop!

The September sketch is up at Sweet Peach Crop Shop! I have really enjoyed working with Liz’s sketches and this one is just so fun! I love the banners!


Here is the layout I created using the September Juicy Themed Kit!

Fall Fun

If you’d like to take part in the sketch challenge you have until Monday, October 4th. Not a subscriber yet? It’s okay, you can use any product (although the featured kit has banners in it and would be perfect!!) Go to the Sweet Peach blog to enter and check out the RAK of Tim Holtz goodies! :)


Now onto the Crop. Sweet Peach is hosting a week long crop right on their blog! Every day there will be a new challenge. It may be a technique, a project, sketch, or layout to lift! The first challenge is already up. So head over there today to get started! There will be prizes for each challenge and a Grand Prize too!!! (I hear it’s a Sweet Peach kit) Yay!!! You will have until Sunday night to enter your layouts! So click on the crop button above and get started today! :)

Thursday, September 9

A Cubbie and a Puggle

Awana started up again at church.


Tyler is a Cubbie again and working hard to learn his new verses (with the reference) this year! He is doing great and I am always amazed at how fast he learns them. I’m so proud of him!


Kalen got to join the Puggles this year and she LOVES it! She gets so excited when she sees her little Puggle shirt. Right now she is learning that “God made everything!” She loves doing the little crafts too, she brings it home, puts it on the fridge, and says, “I made that!” So cute!

Here is my Cubbie and little Puggle all ready for their first night!


Tuesday, September 7

Been Gone Too Long

Has it really been almost a month since I updated? We have been crazy busy around here! With school, friends and family visiting, church activities starting up again I guess I have just let the blog fall behind. I have taken pictures, but still need to get them off the camera and onto the computer.

I do have a few simple layouts to share though.


I completed these next two in one afternoon! Yay! I usually only have time to get 1 layout done during naptime.


   In other scrappy news I received the Juicy Themed Kit from Sweet Peach this month! Can’t wait to show you what I’ve been working on!