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I've been shot, hit, targeted....I've been tagged.

http://katestuesafternoon.blogspot.com/ Kate Tagged me for my first ever tag so let me see if I can do this. Here are the rules:

1. Link to the person (or in my case person(s) that tagged you and post the rules on your blog.
2. Share 7 random and/or weird facts about yourself (on your blog, we all want to know them).
3. Tag 7 random people at the end of your post and include links to their blogs.
4. Let each person know that they've been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

7 Random and/or weird facts about myself:
1. I've eaten Rudolph
2. I'm the only one of my brother and sister born in the USA
3. I hate washing dishes!
4. I used to eat cream puffs by the buckets...all at once.
5. I was a secret chocolate eater!
6. I can't seem to read enough.
7. I have bad taste in clothes and still would rather my mom pick out my clothes.

Tag the magic 7:
1. Angie http://angie-muchadoaboutnothing.blogspot.com/
2. Jill in Texas http://brought-to-you-by-the-letter-j.blogspot.com/
3. Cindi (my …

30 Years and Many More

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October 14th was mine and Jimmy's wedding anniversary. We celebrated by going up to the mountains of Tennessee. Pigeon Forge is our favorite place. We always find something new to get into. This year Jim asked if he could go to the Comedy Barn for his anniversary gift. I'm not a real Heehaw girl, but for him anything. My gift was spending time, unhurried, at the scrapbook stores. We spent time at the Craftsman Fair in Gatlinberg as well as walking around. Every minute of our time together without children, mothers, or reality at all was refreshing to both of us.

Enjoy our picture journey:

Take the picture already!


Yes, Deborah there is a Santa Claus





Any pillow when tired.

We hated leaving the mountains.

I can't wait to scrap them all, all 139 pictures.

I have so many other things to catch up on but for now I end with my gratitude list.

I'm Grateful for...
...a safe trip
...each other, our love, our struggles that made us one
...God's ability to teach us in unexpected ways
...…

State Fair Jitters

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The South Carolina State Fair always brings the jitters. I've been entering the fair since they started a scrapbook category . Since the judging is finished, but we do not know the winners until Wednesday, I'll post it here. What do you think? Ribbon quality?



I also finished a two album (8.5 x 8.5) project of my son's and a screaming mother's trip to Washington DC and New York City. I'll post just three. They are not the best pages but each is special for a reason.

The first layout is of the Holocaust Museum. We were not allowed to take pictures inside, so this is the only picture all of us got. But it is important for Jacob to "Remember" the unsung hero's of WWII. If you get a chance to go be prepared for it to change your life.
The second layout is in NYC. FAO Swartz was the most fun, welcoming place. We did not get to go to traditional touristy places due to the fact we were in the middle of a bad Nor'easter. So we found fun alternatives. The boys…