Monday, April 25, 2016

Happy Homemaker 4/25/16



The weather outside is::::
Blue skies as far as the eye can see...
It is a great day to go to the park!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
Waffles, yogurt and bananas
(no surprises... Right Kylie!)

As I look outside my window:::
I see the dogs sunning...
I think they deserve a walk today...
to their favorite place to run free!

Right now I am::::
Re-assigning Passwords...
I took electronics away from my son
and he paid me back with wiping my computer of all saved passwords.
Making a grocery store for the girls to show off their items for me to buy!
  
As I look around the house::::
I am proud to say my clutter is dwindling
and I plan on hanging a few more pictures while the hubby is gone!
  
On today's to do list::::
Long walk with the lil ones,
quick errands,
and making a to do list I will complete by Friday!

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
 PBS...
Maybe Y&R, Maybe Days or GH...
never know what I will watch...
I keep falling asleep on the couch.

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Hamburger Gravy Over Rice & Steamed veggies
Tuesday -  Chicken Tortilla Soup
Wednesday - Pesto Gnocchi & a green salad
Thursday - Ham & Potato Soup
Friday - Chinese.. Farruggia Family Fun Night
Saturday - Fettucine & Caesar Salad
Sunday - Fried Chicken & Roasted Veggies
   
What I am creating at the moment::::
Chairmen Gifts for District Convention
Thank You gifts for a special few
Thank You Cards
Birthday Cards

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Lily, Sakamoto Sister's, and Dalisay Twins
Tuesday - Lili bug, Sakamoto Sisters
Wednesday - Lili bug, Sakamoto & Dalisay Sisters
Thursday - Parliamentary Procedures and Kay Porter Day!
Friday -  Meet with Barb (celebrate her birthday) &Dalisay Twins
Saturday - Brunch, Bingo and a movie
Sunday -Talent Auction (the only way we make money for a administrative budget)

 CRAFTY TIPS FROM CARY:
#imbringingbirthdaysback
#IMBRINGINGBIRTHDAYSBACK Single Wood-Mount Stamp 143573
Price: $12.00
Join the movement to bring birthdays back—send handcrafted birthday cards to all your friends and family, and stamp the card and/or envelope with this trending hashtag to let them know they’re part of something cool! (See how the movement got started here.)

Single wood-mount stamp. Saying is approximately 3.6 inches (9.25 cm) wide.


This adorable hashtag...
sets a fun tone to the idea that we need to take back birthdays!
Handmade Cards, store bought cards, you pick it...
this will let everyone know you are socially aware of
celebrating life!
Life is short, so live in the moment!

CARD YOU SHOULD CASE:
This Another Thank You CASE:


If you are unable to see
the CASE it is because it was shared on Pinterest
but the link is attached to the
Stampin' Connection Board
for Stampin' Up! Demonstrators.
Want to know how you can view it?
Join my team!

Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me May 1st:

Mother's Day or Father's Day Themed

(Stamp, Paper, or background )

Must have two layers

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)

Include a post it note with the recipe!



Favorite photo from the camera::::
Celebrated Federation Day Saturday at the
Woman's Club of Lodi, Inc. 7th Annual Tea Party.
Reminded and honored to recall that women did not just get the right to vote,
the road was long and ugly and they suffered for all the things I take for granted daily!

Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::
 Gladden the soul of your servant,
for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving,
abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.

Psalm 86:4-5

~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog

Monday, April 18, 2016

Happy Homemaker 4/18/16

The weather outside is::::
Blue skies as far as the eye can see...
Time to put away the hot cocoa
and bring out the popsicles.
It is a great day to go to the park!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
Waffles, yogurt and bananas
(no surprises... Right Kylie!)

As I look outside my window:::
There is a need to sweep the pool
and pull weeds, the sun has began
its spotlights on all things I am picky about!

Right now I am::::
Organizing my To-Do List
Writing Thank You Notes
Planning a Birthday Party for a Dear Friend
Working on Spring Cleaning
  
As I look around the house::::
I am thinking I need to clean out my paper scrap piles...
new cards coming your way!
  
On today's to do list::::
Stamping ABC's,
Long walk with the lil ones,
quick errands,
Organizing my office/dining room
Spending the afternoon with my In-laws,
not forgetting guitar lessons tonight
and
sleep!

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
 PBS...
Maybe Y&R, Maybe Days or GH...
these kids like their nature walks which postpones Naptime...

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Tomato Soup and Toasted Cheese Sammie's 
Tuesday -  Asian Chicken Salad
Wednesday - Taco's
Thursday - Fish & Chips
Friday - Chinese.. Farruggia Family Fun Night
Saturday - Casper Dogs... why not??
Sunday - Finger Sammies & salads
   
What I am creating at the moment::: 
A care package for the hubby and my mommy & daddy! 

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Lily, Sakamoto Sister's
Tuesday - Lili bug, Sakamoto Sisters,
Wednesday - Lili bug, Sakamoto sisters
Thursday - GFWC Dublin/San Ramon Women's Club General Meeting
Friday - Earth Day
Saturday - Woman's Club of Lodi, Inc. Annual Tea Party
Sunday - Play Date/ Tea Party

 CRAFTY TIPS FROM CARY:
Fringe Scissors:
Fringe Scissors 133325
Price: $10.00
Make fringe, grass trim, or turn and cut criss-cross for confetti with just a few snips. Works best if you insert paper to center of scissors and stop cutting before you reach the tips.

* Scissors length: 7-1/2" x 11/16"


CARD YOU SHOULD CASE:
Stop by RubberFUNatics today!



Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me May 1st:

Mother's Day or Father's Day Themed

(Stamp, Paper, or background )

Must have two layers

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)

Include a post it note with the recipe!



Favorite photo's from the camera::::
Sally came up from LA to decorate the tables for my Installation!

Michelle attended her first District Convention!

Iris, Renee and Sara joined me for my special day!

Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::
“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”
Revelation 1:8

~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog

Monday, April 11, 2016

Happy Homemaker 4/11/16


The weather outside is::::
Cloudy with a chill!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
Johnny's Donuts... just to get this Monday started!

As I look outside my window:::
I see wagging tails
the dogs want more treats!
Someone forgot to crate them last night...
they are crazy today!

Right now I am::::
Spring Cleaning!
Finishing up Convention Fair items
and CASE'sing some cards!
  
As I look around the house::::
There was a dust bunny that hit!
I need more flowers!
Family day means loads of games...
must clean them up before Emma gets to them!
  
On today's to do list::::
Stamping ABC's,
Long walk with the lil ones,
quick errands,
Home made Sauce
Guitar Lessons!

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
 PBS...
Maybe Y&R, Maybe Days or GH...
these kids like their nature walks which postpones Naptime...
Naptime requires reading, kisses and cuddles,
the tele can be postponed to love on these lil angels!

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Tortellini and Marinara Sauce
Tuesday -  Chicken Caesar Salad
Wednesday - Spaghetti Meatballs (leftovers from Monday with a twist)
Thursday - Ham & Potato Soup
Friday - Chinese.. Farruggia Family Fun Night
Saturday - BBQ  Lemon Chicken Wraps
Sunday - Fried Chicken & Roasted Veggies
   
What I am creating at the moment::::
Chairmen Gifts for District Convention
Thank You gifts for a special few
Thank You Cards
Birthday Cards
retirement Card for Leigh

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Lily, Sakamoto Sister's,
Tuesday - Lili bug, Sakamoto Sisters, & Dalisay Twins 
Wednesday - Lili bug, Sakamoto & Dalisay Sisters
Thursday - Haircut, last minute fussy time!
Friday - GFWC Mount Diablo District Meeting
Saturday - Brunch for Toby, Day of the Military Child, and Sutter convention
Sunday -Rest up and recoup!

 CRAFTY TIPS FROM CARY:
Dimensional's
Stampin' Dimensionals 104430
Price: $4.00
Double-sided adhesive foam dots add depth and dimension. Instant bond.

* 300 dots
* Each 1/16" in diameter
* Acid free

The gift of lift is what a dimensional can do!
Depending on the layers, accessories, and the attention to detail,
a dimensional can add some love to a project.

CARD YOU SHOULD CASE:
Inside the Shed CASE...
Oh my goodness I had a blast making 16 of these...
not as perfect as hers but made with love!




I had fun making these...
there was tons of fussy cutting...
but the ladies I am gifting will love these!





Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me May 1st:
Spring Flower or Tree Themed
(Stamp, Paper, or background )
Must have two layers

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)
Include a post it note with the recipe!


Favorite photo from the camera::::
!

Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::
Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good!
Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

Psalm 34:8
Lifting up a few prayers for family members
& friends with challenging illnesses and I love them all!


~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog

Friday, April 8, 2016

March Must Be Mimi's Card Challenge Winner!



We had three submissions this month!


#1  Submitted by: Jeanne Murchie
Supplies Used: Flower Patch Stamp Set, Whisper White Cardstock, Pink Pirouette Cardstock & Ink, Rich Razzleberry cardstock and ink, Water color & glitter pens, pearls and a cuttlebug Embossing folder.
#2 Submitted by: Gretchen King
Supplies Used: In the Meadow Stamp, Nature's Perfection Stamp, Hunter Green Layer, Daffodil Delight Card Base, Memento Black Ink, Colored with Stampin' Up! Crayons.

#3 Submitted By: Jamie Lenci
Supplies Used: Bloom with Hope Stamp Set, So Saffron Ribbon, Paper and Copic Marker.



It is a hard decision to make for my judges because each was unique and beautiful!
They made their choices....


Gretchen King

Congratulations!
Your cards, $10 SU certificate from me, and CASE's are on their way!
Love,
Cary



Friday, April 1, 2016

Must Be Mimi's May Card Challenge

Must Be Mimi Card Challenge
Mimi & and her two beautiful daughter's Karen & Kathy Jo!

Would you like to earn $10 towards purchase of Stampin’ Up!? 
Then the Must Be Mimi Card Challenge is for YOU! 
Each month Mimi (AKA: Jeanne Murchie) will divulge her challenge details.   
You will find these details via my blog or via an email if you have participated before.

You mail your completed card to me:

Cary Farruggia

177 Pebble Place

San Ramon, CA 94583

~ Must be received by the 1st of each month~

I will share your cards via my online accounts, and have the cards judged.

Winner will receive:$10 credit towards the purchase of Stampin’ Up!
& all of the cards that were submitted in the challenge that month!



Must Be Mimi May Challenge
  •      Mother's Day or Father's Day (any product, stamp set, paper or techniques welcome)
  •      Have at least one Stampin' Up! product past or present in the creation of your card
  •      Must be have two layers
  • Using a separate piece of paper or post-it-note:

Include the following information with your card:

Name, Email, Phone, mailing address, product details for your card

and mail to Cary by the 1st of each month to participate!
Mail to me by May 1st!