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Hello 2011!

Goodbye 2010 and HELLO 2011!!


Almost 10 days into the New Year and what have I been working on?

A little Digital Scrapbooking using THIS program.....



Skyping with the Grandkids I don't always see daily.....
This is Grandson, Anthony with his baby sister, Audrey......


Taking Ali Edwards class....
One Little Word over HERE......... (There's still room in the class if you're interested too!)


My One Little Word for the year is ROOTS. The genealogy has come out of the box and work has already started filling in the blanks. Plans to use Ancestry.com eventually to further the research.


I've taken a really messy area in my house and transformed it into a really cute little sewing area and I've been sewing again. IT'S BEEN YEARS since I sat down to make anything and it feels really, REALLY good! There's just something about the smell of fresh laundered material being ironed!


I found some pink fabric, just a small amount that matched and here is what I decided to make. Doing some foundation or paper piecing and THIS pattern, I think I will make a small wall hanging for my sewing area.

And this is a 1 yd. tote bag/ purse I found HERE. Vanessa's tutorial and pattern are SO easy to follow. Check her out at The Crafty Gemini. Entire bag only ended up costing $6 and it is SO cute and sturdy. Think I will be putting a few more together for grocery trips.

I'm loving this year so far....

Here are a few other things I want to do this year......

Camping, journaling, going away for a "ME" weekend, cooking... LOTS, taking pictures with my Christmas present camera, enjoying my family, being outdoors, Gardening, READING, genealogy.... LOTS, finding my roots, the deep down answer to the question, "Who Am I anyway?" and blogging, much more blogging and sharing......

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