Sunday, May 21, 2006

Flowers and our wedding

Here are some more layouts that I've done this week. The jardin one is photos of my mother in law's flowers - so beautiful!

This layout is from my wedding, a totally unexpected event earlier this year. When I say that people always assume the worst, but it's the marriage part that was unexpected, we had been dating for years :)

It was a small event with only a few friends in attendance - nonetheless, it was totally special and I'll remember it always.

TFL and have a wondrous week! Posted by Picasa

Friday, May 19, 2006

Finally posting some LOs!

I have been ordering ScrapMuse kits (the older ones anyway) for awhile, since December at least. And these LOs are all from the July 2005 "Peachy Keen" kit - I LOVE IT.

This is LOKI, my mother-in-law's cat. He's totally adorable, about half the size of my two and totally a ball of fire! He is also the resident squirrel/vole/snake killer, which makes Julie very happy.

The 2nd layout is a 2 pager, about the day that Ben and I spent biking on the Silver Comet Trail - it was so much fun! And I totally loved using these fun, bright colors - kind of different for me!

Thursday, May 18, 2006

New glasses and funny faces

These are my new spectacles -I think they rock, although this self-portrait leaves a lot to be desired. This was taken down by the Columbia River a couple weeks ago with Mina...

My husband thinks he's funny - which is true most of the time, actually - he keeps me laughing, which is such a good combination for us. I am the practical one, he's the one who'll sell our house for a plate of "magic beans" - or at least, I keep teasing him about it. Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Lush stuff

A couple of friends back in ATL turned me onto this store - they learned of it from a friend in England who's in love with their stuff.

They urged me to go to the store and report back, as there's one in Portland, and I must say the first time I went I was totally overwhelmed.

I went back last week to buy something for one of my ATL friends and ship it to them (seems to be faster that way than ordering on the website), and the store manager talked me into some facial toner and moisturizer. She also gave me samples of an exfoliating scrub and a heavier 'nighttime' moisturizer. Now, the stuff is expensive (43$ for 45 g of product!) and it smells weird, the moisturizer smells awful, and the salt scrub smells like margaritas, which is weird on your face, but holy cow do they work! And I think they're going to last awhile, so that's good! Posted by Picasa

Along the Columbia

Mina and I decided to take a walk one afternoon along the Columbia River - she loved it, but I was a little afraid she was going to chase after the gulls on the water and go in without thinking. She probably can swim, but I couldn't have pulled her back to the bank!

It was very windy that day, but we had fun. Now that it's warm all the time, we'll go again! Posted by Picasa