Full of Fun

July 6th, 2012

Happy Friday! I’ve spent most of the day sorting out medical and dental bills. You’d think after 19 years of working in medical collections that I find that stuff a breeze, but when it comes to doing my own I get really twitchy and procrastinate as much as possible.  It’s a good thing I finally made myself do it today.  I found a large posting error in our favor in the dentist’s bill and I discovered that the facility never submitted their claim from when Curt had his procedure done back in Februrary.  They did manage to collect money for our deductible (which we don’t owe) and hold it hostage, however.  So 2 1/2 hours, a letter, and several phone calles later I might be on the road to having it all straightened out.  Just in time to start over again with Curt’s next lithotripsy next week!  All this has made me ready for the weekend! I need some stampy time for sure!

Here’s a card I created for a close friend’s 50th birthday.  I hadn’t had a chance to ink up Adventure Land from the TE July release yet and all the samples from the Baker’s Dozen made me itchy to play with it.  I think it’s great for a guy’s birthday, don’t you?


This is Karen’s Sweet Sunday Sketch 162 which is a really fun one!  The paper is Simple Stories Summer Fresh 6×6.  I used lots of dies including Spellbinders Circles and Lacey Circles and TE Medium Scallop Border, Majestic Border and Seeing Stars.  Little finishing touches that might be hard to see in the photo include clear glaze pen, stickles, Taylors Tiny Twinkles, and KasierCraft rhinestones.

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope you have a fun and relaxing weekend ahead!

4th of July

July 4th, 2012

Happy 4th! Here’s a little hostess gift I put together for my niece who invited us for a BBQ this evening.

I used a little plastic bin from the Target Dollar Spot and filled it with assorted K-cups and my favorite Ghiradhelli Chocolate Mint Squares.  For the decoration I used a Taylored Expressions A la Carte stamp along with the word “celebrate” from a Moka set.  The image is colored with copics and die cut with a nestie.  It’s just a quick simple gift.

Unfortunately we had to eat and run and not stay for fireworks, as Curt had a kidney stone attack while we were there.  Yep they’re back and he has another lithotripsy scheduled for next week.  So the evening was cut short, but I was happy to get him home for pain meds before it got really bad.

Hoping for a good couple of days for him as we both have vacation days for the remainder of the week.  🙂  I got a little stamping done today, so if I can get stuff photographed, I might even have some things to share here.  Thanks for stopping by.  Hope you had a wonderful day of celebrating!