Chasing Butterflies

One of the greatest unexpected joys of starting our backyard garden is that it has started to attract butterflies. We don’t even have blooms yet so I’m hoping we get even more once those start to blossom. Aside from the butterflies being gorgeous, they also have a special emotional meaning for me. Continue reading

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Chronicling: Half a Year Down!

OK, so I know that technically the year is more than halfway over, but I was super excited this morning when my shipment from Project Life’s Christmas in July sale arrived at my door after some drama with FedEx… In spite of the rain storm and destroyed box I couldn’t wait to open my order. (I know, I lead a very exciting life… but it’s the little things, right? Especially during a summer in Phoenix.) That arrival meant I could start assembling the first half of our family album for the year. Continue reading

Nostalgia, or, my life is awesome

So… I have been working on various ways of chronicling this month. I am in the process of creating a Shutterfly book (because really you can’t beat free and I have a free one about to expire), keeping up with the Project Life app to document the day to day of this year, and I just started a physical project life kit to catch up on scrapbooking photos from our belated honeymoon we took to Italy a few years ago. Continue reading