Happy New Year and I’m Back!

I'm back and ready to blog!

Happy New Year! I'm sure its a shock to see a blog post from me in your news feed or reminders or email. After taking too much time from blogging, I decided it was time to get back on the blog bandwagon. That can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on how you feel about my blog. I wish I could tell you that I won the lottery or did amazing stuff during my hiatus. I could tell you that but it would be a lie and no need to lie on my first day back. I think I just got burned out from blogging and didn't feel as if I had much to say. I think that I have acquired enough interesting tid bits to keep you amused for a while. A quick re-cap: Mr. Bernie and I celebrated our 3 year anniversary in October. We have not killed each other so that is a plus. The critters are still alive. We fostered a few dogs this year, not as many as the past year. Mr. Bernie has joined a chorus and he is still working with the Master Gardner's. I'm President of The Museum of Women's History and … [Read more...]


Halloween at Budugalee


Happy Sunday morning! I spent all day yesterday creating cards. I also created my own Halloween Etsy banner!! I'm so proud I could spit. Mr. Bernie only had to help with one thing. I realize its pretty rough looking, but I'm happy for my first attempt. Here are a couple of my favorite cards I made. This is a picture of our dog, Scoobie. She is a catahoula. Mr. Bernie and I loved the picture and wanted to figure out how to add her to Halloween cards. This worked out perfectly. I distressed the edges and added distress ink. Someone could frame her and use her as a long lost relative. This old gal was my other favorite. What on earth is she cooking? I enjoyed playing with Corel Draw and added the flames. This morning I plan on making more cards. Trying some new designs. The dogs have come to an understanding and are just ignoring each other. That is ok by me.   … [Read more...]