Monday, March 29, 2010

New Releases - 3/28/10, the final days of the March Featured Font Challenge & a FREEBIE for YOU!

Be sure to stop by SBE this week!
All new releases this week are 40% off until Satuday, April 3rd!
Check out what I have added to the shelves below!

How about a closer view of the goodies, shall we?
Sweet Pea

Spring In the Air 4x6 Brag Book

Spring In the Air 12x12 Quick Page Album - Set 2

...and if you didnt participate last month, to get this Valentine Pink Alphabet Set during the February Font Challenge at SBE and you still want it, then you can get it now in my store!

There are only a few days left in the month of March to get your Featured Font Challenge layout posted to receive this darling little posting gift below! You can find all of the details here!

Our very own, Royal Muse, Bon, created these element clusters for you all today. Please be sure to leave her some love before you go! Also, stop by in a day or two, because I'll have another goody for you also!

Download here

Monday, March 22, 2010

New Releases - 3/22/10 & a FREEBIE for YOU!


I have several new items in my store that include three 12x12 inch Quick Page Albums, 1 Alphabet Set, 1 Add-On Mini Kit and 1 Bea-U-ti-ful brand-spanking-new Kit!
Stop by my store at Scrapbook-Elements and have a peek!


Oh, I have to tell you about Scrappin' Blogs!!! I just found them... well, actually, they found me! LOL These wonderfully talented ladies create FREE blog layouts using digital scrap kits. You have to stop by there and look through all of their creations!

They just created 2 Blog layouts with a couple of my kits; Just Another Spring Day Kit was used here and Spring Is Coming Kit (which is no longer available) here.

All of the layouts are just darling and so very nicely put together! It took me a long time to go through and look at all of them, but I did it! Wow! I am so impressed! And they are FREE! So, if you are up to changing the look of your blog... and doing so for FREE, then hop on over there, check them out and tell them I sent ya!! Be sure to come back here and link me up if you beauti-fy your blog! I'd love to see it! They have all kinds of themes and How To's! I just can't wait to see what the make next!


Speaking of FREE... be sure to scroll down and grab your gift before going! Royal Muse, Bon has created a super cute quick qage for you using 2 of my kits.



Download this QP here.
Also be sure to stop by Royal Muse, Debbie's Blog here...
she had another FREE quick page for you!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

New Releases - 3/14/10 & a FREEBIE for YOU!


Rain, Rain, Go Away is my newest kit to hit the virtual shelves at Scrapbook-Elements. It's perfect for this time of year, here in the Pacific Northwest! Spring is definately upon us and so is the rain!



Be sure to get your freebie gift below!


Download here & enjoy!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

It's the Weekend, Yea!!!! plus a FREEBIE for YOU!


Ahhhhhh, the weekend is here! Finally! It just seemed to be a long week for me!

To start my weekend off, this morning, bright and early at 8am, I had to take my son's hamster, Chip, into the vet to have it’s teeth trimmed! Yes, I said to have it's teeth trimmed! LOL I guess it is quite common but I just had no idea! $79 later, Chip is a happy camper! We were told that we'd have to keep an eye on his teeth from now on and bring him in regularly to have his teeth trimmed back... thank goodness; it will only be $20 since Chip has now become an 'established patient!' LOL (It cracks me up that I am actually writing about this!) The vet said it is very common for any kind of rodent to have this issue with their teeth. If the teeth don't line up correctly, then they won't naturally wear themselves down, hence the vet visit! LOL Yea! I get to look frward to Hamster dental bills...Oh joy! LOL

Ok, now that that is taken care of, scroll down to grab your freebie! :)


I can't wait to show you my newest kit... it hits the SBE store shelves tomorrow morning!!!

Download here & enjoy!

Monday, March 8, 2010

New Releases - 3/8/09, a Font Challenge & a FREEBIE for YOU!


It's a new week, that means new items have hit the virtual shelves at Scrapbook-Elements!
Stop by and check out the new items that I have instore for you!

The Kit

Just the Elements

Just the Papers
...and a mini kit


Also, during the month of March, I am sponsoring the Featured Font Challenge at SBE! You find all of the information here. It's pretty simple! Just create and upload a layout, using any SBE product(s) and the featured font, to the Featured Font Challenge Gallery and post a link in the thread here by Midnight EST March 31st to receive the posting gift (below) from ME!




I used my newest kit, Winter Penguins 1 for this element cluster. It's all pre-shadowed for you.
All you have to do is place it onto a coordinating background, add photo(s), journaling and the date.
Viola! You're done!

Now before I forget, be sure to stop back by later this week because I'm already working on another goody for you!


Download here & enjoy!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Renewing myself & a Freebie for YOU!


It is absolutely beautiful outside today!
You can surely tell that Spring is on its way to the Pacific Northwest!
It's a time of renewal! This year is going to be better than last year and it is starting off pretty darn good! It's been so good that I have been motivated to renew myself!

I was reading one of our Royal Muses weight loss journey blogs, Weight for the Laugh, then went and read the blog that inspired her, Wii to a New Me. Well that did it for me! I have a Wii and the Wii Fit.
I thought "I can do this!"
Then I thought "I need to do this!"
So, now that my health issues, panic attacks and agoraphobia seem to be getting under control, I am going to do this, for myself.
I am not calling it diet and exercise because those words just sound depressing.
I am calling this "My Lifestyle Modification & Movements!" LOL

On Monday, February 22nd, I started by cutting way, way, way back on my coffee intake and I'm not talking about just a little bit of coffee either. I could easily drink coffee from the moment that I get up in the morning to the moments just before I go to bed. I'm also not talking about a regular cup of java either! I'm talking about those fancy, schmancy coffees....
espressos with the steamed milk, chocolate and flavored syrups!
Oh yeah baby, I'm talking the good stuff! Well, with all of my health issues in the last couple of years coupled with my panic/anxiety attacks and agoraphobia that just seemed to take over, it surely was not good for me!

I'm not a big junk food eater so that isn't a big deal for me. I think that I just don’t eat well enough and or I eat when I am bored. I am not a breakfast person! I just don’t have time to make breakfast in the morning either. So I started to have a Fiber One bar or a piece of fruit such as a banana, with my one-cup-of-coffee for breakfast. I can take them both with me out the door on my way to work!

Another bad thing that I have done is not only skipping breakfast, but I skipped lunch for a number of years, and then only ate at dinner. By then I was really hungry! That is not good for you and it will cause you to gain weight! (Well, crap, I wish I had known that sooner!) Since the panic attacks and agoraphobia started about 2 years ago, if I went out anywhere, I went through drive through fast food, so that I didn’t have to leave my vehicle. If I didn’t go out and about, I ordered in.
So instead of doing that now, I pack my little lunch with healthy items for a snack after breakfast, a lunch, another snack before I leave work because I work 4 – 10 hour days, and then when I get home, I have dinner.
I try to drink water also during the day.

I also started to document the foods that I eat because it makes me more accountable. I am not really cutting anything out but only making sure that I am modifying the amount of calories. I am adding in more fresh fruits and veggies and of course now that I don’t have a huge coffee in my hand at all times, I am increasing my water intake!
(I need to do a much better job at drinking more water!)

The biggest thing I need to work on is movement!
I am trying to make myself walk, taking the dogs for a walk…. Whatever!
Just some kind of movement!
I haven’t used that darn Wii Fit yet! I’m not really sure why!

In the two weeks that I have been making this lifestyle modification and movements adjustment, I am finding that I am feeling better, seem to have more energy and as of today I have lost 4 pounds! Just that little 4 pounds has me even more motivated!
I wasn’t really trying to lose weight but to see what can happen with just a few modifications,
I can’t wait to see what happens when I do try!

Oh and one last comment or two.
The support and encouragement of my co-workers, friends, family and our fabulous Royal Muses CT means so much to me and helps keep me going.
It’s always nice to have others follow along and or take the journey with you!
Thank you all! We can do this!

Well, if you have read this far, you sure do deserve a gift!
How about a freebie created by me, using my new Moooo Kit?!


Download here & enjoy!!!

Monday, March 1, 2010

New Releases + Freebies for YOU!


I have released 3 new kits this week at Scrapbook-Elements!
Stop by and check them out!


Before you go, be sure to pick up your freebies below!


These 3 elements clusters were created by Royal Muse, Bon and myself, using two of the three new kits that were released this week.


Download here & Enjoy!!!

If you have an extra minute, stop by Rina's blog here and wish her a Happy Birthday!
(It was yesterday, Sunday, February 28th!)