It’s Time For KICKOFF!!!


I can’t wait… today is going to be SO fun, because I am hosting my annual OCCASIONS & SALE-A-BRATION CATALOG KICKOFF!!!  This year I decided to focus on FREEBIES and STAMPING, since that’s what we all really love anyway, right?  I had planned on having my class samples for the next several months ready for {Read More…}


sale-a-bration 2016 from Stampin' Up! customer appreciation promotion

Shout it from the roof tops… call all your friends… and post the crap out of it on FACEBOOK – the OCCASIONS CATALOG IS LIVE & It’s SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!! I absolutely LOVE this time of year, when we all get rewarded for our Stampin’ Up! purchases!!  If you are NEW to Stampin’ Up! or are {Read More…}

How To Earn Even MORE Freebies During Sale-A-Bration?


I can’t believe we are just a few hours away from the start of another amazing SALE-A-BRATION season!!!  This is the time of year that true Stampin’ Up! fans LOOOOONG for… and if you are new to Stampin’ Up! or haven’t experienced Sale-a-bration before you are in for a treat! Before I share how you {Read More…}



I am super optimistic about this new year, and I hope you are too.  I know that many of my friends and stampers have endured some pretty serious, and down right crappy things this year and I know that they were more than ready to send 2015 down the toilet (I don’t blame them, I {Read More…}

Mark Your Calendars!

Sale-a-bration & occasions catalog kickoff party

With the chaos of Christmas prep going on here this week… I am lucky enough to have 2 very tall elf’s now, which means that Christmas is a little LESS chaotic   We are working on getting neighbor gifts ready, the kids are making the PEPPERMINT PUPPY CHOW and bagging them up.  I will have {Read More…}

Quick, Cute & Simple Tags

angled tag topper simple gift tags using white christmas set

I have to bet that you are on the same track as me right now… racing around trying to get everything done before the big day?  Attending kids concerts, making and delivering teacher gifts, getting neighbor gifts done and delivered, and still working just to name a few… well then you will LOVE these quick, {Read More…}

Long Distance Hostess Club Christmas Gifts Spoiler!!

Mistletoe & Holly Paper Pumpkin Playback Dec Project for Hostess Club Members

I have been working on a few different projects the last few days, I have a few special surprises that will be heading out to all my long distance HOSTESS CLUB members today.  I am not sharing ALL the goodies that will be arriving but I am going to share this one- I made this {Read More…}

Annual Christmas Party Highlights


I wanted to share some highlights from my Annual Christmas Party this year, it was SUCH fun having my amazing stampers come and spend the afternoon with me stamping, laughing, eating, and laughing some more!  These girls really know how to let loose and give anything a try 😉  We played several “Minuet to Win {Read More…}

Pretty Packages Are Perfect For the Holidays!

Pretty Packages and Bakers Box Mini Class for Stamp & Scrap Craft Retreat

I can already see the days of November whizzing by, and it’s barley even started.  I am scheduling and planning all the way into the end of the year and before we know it 2016 will be upon us.  So I guess that’s a more stressful way to start you Monday??  Sorry about that, LOL!!  {Read More…}

Glitzy Gift Giving Done Right!

Oh, What Fun Treat Bag Mini Class for my live Stamp & Scrap Craft Retreat and avail By Mail too!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN FA-BOO-LOUS STAMPERS!!! I hope today will be especially frightful for you today, in a good way.  Remember- don’t over do it on the sweets or your day might turn into a true fright night :-O  Even though we are all celebrating the spookiest of all spooky days I am all about the Christmas {Read More…}