Thursday, June 30, 2011

June Round Up

I took a class from Katie the Scrapbook Lady through Big Picture Classes and one of the things she does on a monthly basis is a Round Up. I thought this was a really great idea so am starting it this month.

1. What books and/or magazines did I read this month?

Magazines - People May 9, 2011; People May 16, 2011; Creative Spaces; Woman’s Day May 2011; Scrapbooking Tips and Tricks 2011; People My 31, 2011; People June 13, 2011; People June 27. 2011; Woman’s Day July 2011; Cosmopolitan April 2011

Books - Wicked by Any Other Name by Linda Wisdom; Monday Mourning by Kathy Reichs; Dead Reckoning by Charlene Harris; Hex in High Heels by Linda Wisdom; Bossypants by Tina Fey; Dixie Divas by Virginia Brown; Don’t Make Me Come Up There by Kristen Welsh

2. What movies, television shows, plays, etc. did I watch this month?

Movies - Welcome to the Rileys; The Dilemma; The Other Woman; Girl Power; Gnomeo and Juliet; Fair Game; Water for Elephants; Bad Teacher

TV Shows – Weeds Season 6; Army Wives Season 4; Dharma & Greg; Criminal Minds Season 1, Disc 1 and 2; True Blood Season 4 Disc 1

3. What fun things did I do with my family and/or friends?

We have been going to church each Sunday.
Saturday June 11th Bill, Bailey and I went to the Summer Splash Bash that was sponsored by the church.

Saturday June 25th Brent, Bill and I had lunch at Lulu B’s – yummy! Then we went to see the movie Bad Teacher. A stop at Goodwill netted me a new chair, a new dresser and three new apothecary jars.

4. What gifts did I give and/or receive?
5. What special or unusual purchases did I make?

I am taking a class through Big Picture Classes called Motherload that starts the end of the month. Went Goodwill shopping with Bailey on their 50% off day – got some clothes and a few other small things. Went Goodwill shopping a week later and got a chair, dresser and three new apothecary jars.

6. What illnesses or health concerns did I have?

Kadie found out she is going to need a shunt put in her brain and that does not sound fun at all.

7. What were my accomplishments this month?

I finished up Power Scrapping – Digi Style and got excited about scrapbooking again. I cleaned up the dining room area so that we can start having dinners together at the table instead of eating off our laps. I am working on my One Little Word album. I am working on moving my digital supplies to a larger external hard drive. I also organized my finished dig layouts on the computer by year.

8. What were my disappointments this month?

The blowup with Kadie and Breanne took way too much of my time and energy.

9. How did I do on my goals for the month? (Or any current short or long term goals)

I got my current pictures and pages printed.

10. Anything else noteworthy to include?

I got to watch baby Bella a couple of times this month. I am so excited about being able to spend the time with her. I was afraid I wouldn’t be as close with her as I am with Bailey and I love my new grandbaby.

I completed 78 scrapbook pages this month – crazy I know, but after taking the Power Scrapping class I have been a whirlwind when it comes to scrapping.

QUOTE – The best kind of life is surrounding yourself with people you love, who love you back. For me, motherhood has done that.

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