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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Total Craziness

Ok I know it has been forever since I have updated but I have had a good reason. First my job has my butt so tired when I get home. All I want to do is go to bed. Its really cramped my computer time.

Second, sadly last week my DH's grandpa passed away. So we have been dealing with his loss. We had services yesterday. They were beautiful. Alex would have been proud.

Also last week while Jeff was at the hospital spending time with his grandpa before he passed, our car was vandelized. Yep right out in front of the hospital. Poor guy just lost his grandpa and he comes out to a car that is thrashed. They broke the back window and slashed all 4 tires. So we had to deal with that last weekend too.

January is always crazy busy for us, it only takes a couple extra things to really throw things into a downward spiral. Alas, the fun does not end there. This week I have my dad's birthday, my father in law's birthday, Jeff's uncle, Jamie's 4th bday is Sunday and his cousins bday on Tues. So now we are moving into birthday warp speed LOL. So you might have to wait another couple weeks before I can really stay up to date. I miss reading everyones blogs. Please know that I try to sneak a peek even if I don't comment.

Miss you all! HUGS!

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Back to Work!

Well I started my new job this week. SO far I am happy with it. However ask me again when I have a real work load. This week is pretty much review for me. It is all coming back pretty easy. BUT I do need some Cubie decoration ideas. It looks so plain! I brought pics in, but it just doesn't do enough. Anybody got good cubie decorating ideas? I think I am gonna hit up Mikes and buy some big Geberas to put around. I got a clear inbox that hangs near my entry. I am thinking I might scrap a 6x12 and hang it in front. I will post a pic and show you guys when I get a chance to actually MAKE it LOL. Have a great week everyone!

Friday, January 11, 2008

Time to update

Well I don't have any cute projects to show you yet. Maybe this weekend. This week seems to have flown by. I had to go down to the University twice this week to get stuff completed for my job. I am starting on Monday morning! Wish me luck. Glad I have some friends there already so I am not a complete stranger when I show up first thing in the morning. I have to go to one of those stupid new employee orientations in a couple weeks. From what I remember they are boring as hell. You think anyone would notice if I took my MP3 Player? LOL. Well the contest at scrappinwithgrace is in full effect. I am pretty pleased with how well it is going. Nothing better than starting off a new position with full steam. Our DT search comes to an end this weekend. We have gotten some great entries! I can't wait to see who else applies. It is gonne be hard helping Kristina choose our new team! Oh yea probably the only exciting news I have this week is that we went and bought me a new car on Wednesday! It is my work car. My commute is gonna be too far to drive my SUV. SO I have been bebopping around the last couple days in my '06 Audi A4. I LOVE IT! Hope you all have a great weekend!

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Scrappin Sunday

Well we have a little break in the weather here today. I will take what I can get in the way of sunshine. What else is a girl to do when the weather is yucky other than scrap. I got these layouts done yesterday.

This one is for the Piggy Tales Challenge at Crop Addict

And this one is for the sketch challenge at CMK

Gonna get started on another LO for the CMK sketch challenge here in a bit. I think I might break out the MM Noteworthy finally! LOL. Hope you are having a great weekend!

Friday, January 4, 2008

Some new Projects for you!

I know it has been awhile since I have posted any scrappy things so here you go. These are my most recent items. I can't believe that I have managed to get this much done with the holidays and all! Here is my first acrylic album. Not all the pages are here but you get the idea

Here is a Bday card I made

And an Abby Page. Love my little A-B-Y, 2 b's.

Let's see not much else to report for now. We sold our Jeep the other day, so now I am patiently waiting to get my car. Gotta get a good gas mileage car for my new commute. Speaking of my Job I went today for my employee physical. Supposed to start the 14th. Ten more days as my buddy Ali reminded me. Just a reminder you still have time to apply to be on the DT or for the DT coordinator at The power was out most of today so I am trying to hurry up and catch up online while we have power. Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

SWG is searching for 3 DT members

We currently have 3 design team member opportunities available beginning February 1st. We are looking for individuals who are creative, enjoy being on a message board and contributing to a team environment.

And here's the fine print...

Sunday, Jan 13th midnight PST

Our Design Team members will be asked to:
Commit to a 6-month term beginning February 1, 2008 with participation through July 30, 2008.

Design either layouts, cards, altered items based on your monthly assignment as instructed by the DT Coordinator.

The projects you create each month will be used to showcase manufacturer products, in our galleries, in our monthly newsletter, and in other promotions as desired. The monthly kit you receive will be sponsored by a specific company and we appreciate any positive advertising that company receives.

You will also be required to participate by completing a class, creating challenges, be active in crops (thus meaning being there during the crop every other month), actively comment/chat/encourage, etc on message board.

Post question/poll threads (LOTD, QOTD, etc) in the daily forum and create a monthly contest challenge on a rotation with other design team members.

You will also be required to contribute to a monthly newsletter (rotation basis not every month) an article, tips/technique, pick and highlight a member from our message board, etc.

Post additional projects in their own personal design team gallery.

Participate in forum discussions on a daily basis to help facilitate the growth of our online community. The community involvement is very important to us here at SWG, so we ask that each member try their best to devote time to our forum and gallery every day.

It is your message board as a design team. We ask you to watch for negative comments, spammers, etc and alert either the DT Coordinator, SE Coordinator or admin immediately.

Promote SWG to friends, family, and colleagues to help facilitate the growth of our online store, our newsletter registration, our gallery and our forum.

If you are interested please post an original layout, card and altered item to the gallery marked DT member considerations.

**Also please email or PM Kristina your answers to the following questions: **

1. Why do you think you would make a good fit for SWG DT member?

a. Why do you want the position? What about the position entices you the most?

b. What can you offer to SWG as the DT Member? Be creative.

c. How often are you online?

d. Show me your creativity. List one new idea for the site and tell me a little about it.

2. Past Experience?

a. Do you have any prior experience as a design team member, or coordinator? Give examples of a frustrating situation and a rewarding situation?

b. Do you have computer knowledge? How well do you know a computer? Give examples.

3. Are you committed currently to other sites/blogs/stores?

a. What level of commitment is at those sites?

b. Do you feel it will affect your commitment to SWG?

4. Why do you scrapbook?

a. Give me three reasons on why you scrapbook?

b. Do you want to be known in the scrapbooking industry?

c. Where do you mostly scrapbook? At home, with friends, weekend retreats, etc?

d. Do you attend CKUs, or other similar events?

Please link me to your blog, your work, scrapbook resume, whatever you have….

Thank you, we cannot wait to see you at