Sunday, May 2, 2010

*these are the days we should remember* :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

BUT FIRST....let's GET MY WINNER of the NIKKI SIVILS GIVEAWAY out of the way as I know U are ALL PROBABLY dying to know who WON....RIGHT?!?!?!?!?!? :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Welllllllllllll......Mr. helped me choose...and MY WINNER IS.......................................

Her FAVE LINE of NIKKI SIVILS is .....WILLOW BEE!!! Sooooooooooooooo that is the collection U will be getting Miss JOCELYN!!! CONGRATS! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) Jocelyn, please email your addy at so I can forward it to Nikki for your prize! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) Now Jocelyn, I showcase people that have made projects with Nikki's products EVERY month during my blog post....sooooooooooooo I hope to hear from U when U have finished a project!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee to showcase what other people have made with Nikki's products! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Ohhhhhhhhhhhh and if U have a moment....hop on over to Nikki's blog to congratulate the winner over there too! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Okie dokie...on to my day and how I spent NSD! :):):):):):):):):):) LOL!:):):):):):):):):):):):)
I know I have a tendency to remember the days where BAD things when my house was broken into, or the time the man that was smoking pot and drove into my living room (yes...these things really happened to me! lol!), or when I was really sick, or the kids were....I REMEMBER these things vividly.....but the DAYS I should REMEMBER are days like we had yesterday! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

We started our day off pretty lazy, kids watching cartoons, me playing with scrap goodies.....and then I was like....U is NSD...I really should go to a craft store or something!! LOL!! Soooooooooooo we did.....and the craft store was ok...but it was these I want to remember........

the family............

a beautiful sky.......

a yummy restaurant we found......

the kids smiling.......

and her most gorgeous face.......

yep.....that is what I want to remember about yesterday. period. :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

I did make one LO yesterday that I can share now!! LOL! :):):):):):):) I made this with mostly Websters Pages that I got at Blue Moon! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Thanks for stopping by! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) Ohhhhhhhhhhhh and please ignore that 'read more' below here....I hit that little icon by mistake and it won't let me take it away! LOL! :):):):):):):):):)


  1. Sounds like you had a fab day with your family (got to love those days). Gorgeous layout. xx

  2. What a beautiful day it was yesterday and looks like your family really enjoyed it. I must look up that restaurant!

  3. Looks like you had a gorgeous day! Love the layout & that quote.

  4. Congrats to Jocelyn - what a super prize!!!!! Just love the pix of your day yesterday - what a wonderful family day! and love that layout - the chair on top of the flowers is so cool and I covet that flower ribbon! Have a great Sunday and week!

  5. What absolutely gorgeous photos and that layout is amazing! Sad I missed the giveaway, what an amazing one!

    I love the new look of the blog!

  6. Beautiful pictures and the lo with is adorable!

  7. Oh, I know that restaurant. It is a good one. Looks like you had a wonderful day.

    I've gotta check your blog more often. I might have won! Drat! Next time!


  8. Love this post Julie. It is the sweet little family times we have that we should remember. Gorgeous pics and love the layout with Brookie! Love you sweet friend. Hugs,Amy

  9. Wouldn't it be wonderful to ONLY remember the good days?!! glad yesterday was a good one.

  10. What a lovely day you had. Congrats to Jocelyn.

  11. What a lovely day. LOVE LOVE LOVE finding new places to eat.

    Congrats Miss Jocelyn

  12. Sounds like a great day in your neighborhood!!!!

  13. What an awesome layout and sounds (and looks) like you had a fabulous day too :) :) :) <--your smilies are rubbing off on me :) :) :)

  14. WOOHOO I am So doing a Happy Dance on the bed right now...WOOHOO!!!! Thank you Julie and you know I will be letting you know as soon as I complete a LO with that FABULOUS LINE!!!

    Just adore the LO of Miss Brookie and the pics are Fabulous!!!! Looks like a great day spent with the family!!!

    WOOHOO...sorry I am still a bit excited!!! :-)

  15. I'm in aaawwww over the blue sky picture... LOVELY!!! And your layout is - as always - gorgeous! Love the pink paper and the photo of Brookie with that quote!
    Oh, and congrats to Jocelyn!!!

  16. Congrats Jocelyn, lucky girl!!! And Julie what a gorgeous photo's, these are the days that we should remember, you are absolutely right!!!
    And that LO is just perfect!!
    Hugs, Hanneke

  17. that's it, I've heard it all- some guy who was high drove into your living room!!! wowwwwwwwww
    You should have a book of layout designs- since you have created more Lo's than anyone I know of, and all different in designs- a book is in order!
    You have the most amazing little model too- will she come pose for me since my daughter HATES being in pics!!!!
    Congrats to sweet Jocelyn, YAY! have a great weekend Julie- xoxoxo

  18. Good for you to remember the good days!!I'll try too!
    I just love your photo's Julie...that one of Brookie behind that, she so looks like you!!
    Loving your layout!Beautiful embellies,colors and gorgeous photo again!
    Have another wonderful day!!

  19. Your day sounds great Missy J and so is your layout and photos.

  20. Hi Julie,

    Where is that restaurant??? Remember I told you I was part Polish, too! The weather has been exquisite lately, except for today with all this WIND! Family is still adorable.


  21. HI!!!! Woo Hoo, you won my blog contest.Thank you for always leaving such sweet comments. Go to my website and pick out the pair of earrings you like the best and email your address. I will mail them to you!
    Thank you. (()) gail :)

  22. And in the end, family will be what matters the most! Love the photos!

  23. Such great photos and lovely things to remember!! your layout is beautiful:) Love, Jess

  24. what a great day! I want to go to that restaurant too! yum!

  25. Beautiful pictures!!!! And your little one has such a contagious smile, every time I see that smile it puts one on my face.
    Your layout as always is FAB!!!! Thanks for your seet comments on my sneak peek, you rock woman!
    Have a wonderful week.

  26. I always love the pixs of the kids!

    loverly layout, Julie!

    : .)

    Happy Sunday!

  27. Gotta look at the positives, right! ;-) Love how you spent your NSD!

    Beautiful page, too! Loving the flower border!

    Congrats to Jocelyn!

  28. glad you had a wonderful weekend, julie! :) the skies are looking so blue over there in AZ right now... too bad it's prob like 100+ degrees over there. LOL. =P

    i don't think i'm ever gonna quit with the hot weather in AZ.


  29. Looks like a wonderful family day!! I've eaten at the Touch of Europe restaurant!! Their pierogies were soooo yummy and the owners are super-sweet!! Love that place! Happy belated NSD to you :)

  30. Hi Jules!!!! At last I got my fix peeking into your life! Love your pics and LO's so much. Sorry for being such a BAD blog follower lately - life's just getting in the way all the time lately!


  31. Congrats Joclyn!!! Spill the details, Julie -- you had pierogi, didn't you? :D

    Oooh, and I love that flowery ribbon border on your layout!

  32. You have some great photos there and sounds like you had the BEST day with your family!!! The weather was beautiful here too (Aus)! Love your LO too!! Also thanks so much Julie for all your lovely comments on my blog, I really appreciate them! Hope you have a great week!! :)

  33. awww, looks like a great day in family, Julie, love the photos and love the gorgeous layout too!

    have a great week my friend!

  34. I am confident that Jocelyn will make something absolutely fabulous with it!!!!!

  35. So glad you had a great day with the family! Love the LO. The browns are so pretty and Brookie is too cute for words:)

  36. Congrats Jocelyn WOOT! WOOT!

    I love these family photos and that layout is so breath taking!!!

  37. what a great family pics!!! and that page is soooo cute and beautiful!!!

  38. What a fabulous NSD for you and your family:) Ah the last pic of Brooke was soooooooooooooo sweet. What a girl you got there.

  39. What a fun day! Love the pics, Adam is growing up way too fast, and so is Brookie for that matter!

  40. Hi Julie, just a quick hello before I leave for work. Your LOs are awsome! I see them all from Google Reader even though I'm a lousy commenter... Sorry for that, but the music is giving me away if I enter your site during worktime, and that's mostly all I get done of bloggwatch these days - while waiting for a page to load or a phone to be picked up... ;) *hugs*

  41. Sounds like one of wonderful day you're going to have to scrap... and just love the wonderful pics of your day!!! I love the layout.... and that chair with the flowers... is perfect...

    Congrats to Jocelyn... and you all have a lovely lovely day.... and the Most Wonderful Mother's Day... because YOU are wonderful!!!

    {{hugs}} Michelle


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