Tag Archive: collage

Dec 23

Gingerbread House in a Jar

I saw the idea for this gift online about a year ago and have been dreaming of making it ever since! With the help of my boys, we put together 9 of the awesome Gingerbread House in a Jar kits. Fun to make and fun to gift! Pinterest came through with me just in time …

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Dec 23


Over a long weekend I made a trip to my home town to surprise my Mom and get a Christmas hug. My sister, Jan, was in on the surprise and the three of us – plus Mom’s neighbor, Ralph, and my sweet Aunt Madeline – enjoyed every minute we had together.  I hope you enjoy …

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Dec 21

Back in the Collage Business!

I’m back! It’s been a busy week leading up to a wonderful holiday break, and I’ve fallen off the collage bandwagon a bit. But I’m back now and plan to play catch up a bit this weekend for the days I missed. Tonight I want to share photos from the wonderful concert we attended at …

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Dec 12

12 on 12/12

12/12/12 was an awesome day for so many reasons!! Trees were set up at church. I went to visit Linus at the Library and mailed all my Christmas packages at the Post Office. The school kids played hockey in the parking lot.  And … Stanley got his acceptance letter for Carleton!!!!

Dec 11

December 11 – My Baby Boy

Here’s some of my favorite recent photos of my sweet baby boy.  He’s quite a character … quite, funny, video game crazed, reader, and math pro!  My heart!!

Dec 10

December 10 – Photo effects

I have all kinds of fun photo apps on my iPad.  Tonight I played with Pixlromatic to modify the images in this collage.

Dec 09

December 9 – Perfect snow for a snowman

The Draper boys had a great afternoon building a 7 foot snowman!! Mom is thankful for her telephoto lens that allowed her to photograph the fun from the doorway.

Dec 08

December 8 – Christmas Train

Tonight we added the Christmas train around our Christmas tree.  I made a short video of some of my favorite pics and of the train circling the tree when we finally got it started. I also took a group of photos using the continuous mode of our camera as the train rushed past.  Couldn’t resist …

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Dec 08

December 8 – Snow arrives at St. John’s

Yippee for Saturday and yippee for snow!  The first real snow of the season looks pretty and isn’t too deep yet. But more is on the way. Enjoyed trying out the new camera in the snow!

Dec 07

December 7 – Suzuki Christmas Music

Today Luke and Ben played their first of two concerts with their Suzuki violin group at a local assisted living facility. There were sing-a-longs and smiles from everyone in attendance.

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