Digital Scrapbooking Template- A Bit One Sided Volume 1

I will admit- when chevron first became popular, I was not excited.  However, over time the geometric feel of chevrons has grown on me.  While I am still not a fan of chevrons strips in large doses, a strategically placed chevron does appeal to me from time to time.

This page design grew from my desire to try and grow my acceptance of chevrons a bit more.  Apparently it worked because I have used this design three times.  By focusing the chevron pattern to one side of the page, it enables both the pattern papers and the photo to shine.

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Estes Park Aerial Tramway

Our drive on the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ended in the charming town of Estes Park, Colorado.  With no agenda to fulfill, we took our time driving slowly through this mountain town.  Tourists milled about, there were yarn bombs on several trees downtown, and the town itself just had this incredibly happy feel to it.

As we drove, we spotted a tram ascending the mountain off in the distance. Intrigued, we decided to drive towards it to get a closer look.  It wasn’t long until we found ourselves at the Estes Park Aerial Tramway.

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Tiny Brad Alpha (Free Download)

When I started digital scrapbooking, I had no idea how large my collection of supplies would be.  I started with only a few bundles and that quickly grew into an enormous hard drive filled with a variety of papers, elements, and journal cards.

One area that I realized my scrapbooking supplies is lacking in is alphas.  Sure, I have a few that I use regularly, but my options are rather limited.  I think this is a supply that I am traditionally not drawn to when shopping, but one that I really like to have on hand when creating layouts.

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It’s the Cyber Monday Sale at Teachers Pay Teachers

I love when there are sales at Teachers Pay Teachers.  It’s the perfect time to stock up on some incredible resources to use in your homeschool or classroom.

In celebration of Cyber Monday, I ma having a two day sale in my shop at Teachers Pay Teachers.  You can save 25% on all resources in the Extra Sprinkle shop by using the promo code CYBER18 at checkout!  The sale is from Monday, November 26th (12:00 am ET) through Tuesday, November 27th (11:59 pm ET).

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Wanderlust Photo Templates

I absolutely love to travel.  Whether it is to a bustling city filled with towering buildings or a cliff overlooking the mountains on the side of dirt road, I simply love to go.  Wanderlust fills my soul, and if I’m daydreaming, it’s usually about where my family’s next adventure will take us.

These photo templates are dedicated to my love of wandering.  Whether you’re documenting dreams of your big adventures or you’re actually documenting where you wandered to, the Wanderlust Photo Templates have you covered.

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Dancing Cranberries (Science Experiment)

Whenever a holiday rolls around, I like to mix some themed science experiments into our regular science curriculum.  It’s a fun and exciting break from our usual routine that we all enjoy.

I will admit that Thanksgiving has definitely snuck up on me this year.  However, I could not let the holiday come and go without getting in at least one fun experiment.  This experiment involves cranberries- a fall staple in many homes.  It’s easy to set up and the results are incredibly fun to watch.

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Digital Scrapbooking Template- Around and Around 2

When I began digital scrapbooking, I began with one sole purpose- to document our Disney vacations.  Because we live in relatively close proximity to the parks in Florida, we have been blessed to visit on numerous occasions.  I have branched out since I began scrapbooking and now document other parts of our life as well.  However, a vast majority of my scrapbooking time is still devoted to our Disney memories.

This page features a lot of circles, which you will find is a pretty common theme in my scrapbook layouts.  I have created a cut-out circle mat that allows you plenty of room to showcase some beautiful scrapbooking paper.  I also like to throw in some coordinating solids to allow for the perfect backdrop for some well-placed elements.

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Cat Stax: The Purrfect Puzzle (Review)

Growing up, I was a huge fan of logic puzzles.  I vividly remember trying to complete my school work in record time so that I could work on the stack of logic puzzles that were available for early finishers.  Now that I have a daughter, I have discovered that she also enjoys completing logic puzzles.  While traditional paper logic puzzles are still readily available, the market has grown to include a plethora of hands-on puzzles that are more engaging than ever.

Meet Cat Stax– the “purrfect puzzle” for curious minds from Brainwright.  In this exciting puzzle for one or more people, you are challenged to stack up the cats so that they fit perfectly on the grid.  The cats come in a variety of shapes and sizes, making each challenge truly unique and different.

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Thanksgiving Flair (Free Download)

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  I have made the menu and I am almost done shopping for all of the food I am going to cook.  I am a bit nervous, as I will be preparing a few things I have never cooked before.  I know it will be fine, though, and I am just excited to spend the day with my family.

With all of the hustle and bustle of the day, I only hope that I remember to take pictures of the memories we make together.

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Crockpot Salsa Chicken

When Darren and I got married almost fourteen years ago, a good friend gifted us a crock pot.  She admitted it was a duplicate gift from her own wedding that she’d never used and was regifting it to us.  I didn’t mind at all.  I didn’t own a crock pot and was excited to add one to my growing stock of kitchen supplies.

That crock pot has probably gotten more use than any other wedding gift we received.  It’s stained and the outside is dented, but it cooks perfectly. I am certain that one day when it finally stops working, I will be a very sad person and there will most likely be some major tears shed.

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