All ABout You in 52, Question 23

If you read my blog post earlier today you read about my time with my family Sunday. It was a real refresher for me. The day reminded me how much I get from family gatherings. To reconnect for day.

Family reunions are always important to my family. Usually 4th of July weekend we attend 3 reunions and my son goes to a fourth with a friend. The food is great, seeing family you only see once a year or more, sitting in the shade watching the kids play. That's a good southern reunion.

What ever your gathering, what type or specific time of family gathering refreshes you? It makes you feel good to hug to talk to laugh and to relax.

Questions 23

"What family gathering (either a specific time or in general) brings you the most joy or refreshment?"

My answer

Family reunions at Great Grandma’s house was full of adventure with swept yards and fun cousins. After Great Great died it was moved to Grandma’s home. Our reunion is a time to catch up, take pictures, morn those that have passed, celebrate new births, tell jokes, pull jokes and EAT the best Thomas food. Once a year doesn’t seem to be enough.

Pattern Paper: Ink by Steph, Basic Grey, K & Co
Kaiser Craft Pearls
Title: K & Co
Stamps: Tim Holtz, Autumn Leaves
Inks: Stazon and Ranger Archival Ink
Cloud9 Rain dot
Transparency: bits left over from a previous layout

Winner for this week's RAK for All About You in 52 is Mariah! Woo Hoo. Mariah has been working hard and worked on 4 layouts to catch up. I admire her for all that work. Thank you Mariah. Send me your snail mail.

Let me give you a sneak into what I was doing this morning that I could not get everything posted.

Shannon and I are hosting our

2nd Fiskateer Only Crop
on September 12/13 in Columbia, South Carolina.

Cost $30.00 and that includes overnight stay and food!

We are cropping the day and night away at

We went to take photos and make double sure it was going to hold everyone and everything we want to do. Look at this and imagine it filled up with croppers! When we saw it we jumped for joy. The Park is beautiful, the building is all ours and it is huge, full kitchen, tons of space, outlets every 6 ft.
Email me ( if you are interested in know more about becoming a Fiskateer and or attending the Crop.

Gratitude List
1. Shannon and Daniel
2. Fiskars and BOF
3. Excitement and provision from God
4. Kindnesses that come in all sorts of packages and people
5. Peace that God knows my path


  1. Debby,
    The Sept crop at the park looks like it will be a fun place!!! Makes me wish I was a fiskateer and joining you guys:)

    Have fun!!!!

  2. Your layout is wonderful! I SO wish I could go to that Fiskateer event! That would be a blast!

  3. Sounds like a really fun crop Debby! Hope you guys have a blast!

  4. Well, we got the radiator fixed on the car, so maybe.....just maybee.. I might get to come to this crop. I'm crossing my fingers cause he still wants to do plugs and wires before he'll be happy with me driving to Columbia and back. I'll let you know!

  5. I want to come to the crop looks like a fun spot to so=pend some time with friends.

    I have finished my week 23 thank you so much for all you do for the project. It has been hard, fun and now I am wondering what his side of the family will think after reading this page. ..

  6. Would LOVE to join you at your crop but just a little to far from Oregon. Here is my week 23 LO!

  7. One of these days I'm going to get to your neck of the woods, however it won't be this weekend - I'll be at a wedding in Ohio.. Here's the page for this question

  8. Catching up! Here's my favorite family event:

  9. Getting there:


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