I have always loved Fleeting Moments by Studio4Designworks, so when I had a chance to scrap the kits I was so happy!
I chose to scrap my granddaughter's two dance teachers. LO1, Miss Devyn, as everyone call her (yes, even me) gives so much of herself to see that each and every dancer has the best possible chance to achieve their dreams.
Kadence has been dancing since she was 2 1/2 years old. Those first 3 years was a challenge, I was ready to give up as I watched her do her own thing. The next they start Lyrical dance it all changed for her. It was after that year Miss Devyn started a competition dance group. Not only has she become a beautiful dancer, but overall a better person. She has learned nothing comes easy, it takes hard work and dedication. The following year she was asked to dance up with the Teens on their competition number. I believe it was the confidence and desire that Miss Devyn believed in her has brought her to where she is today.
Mind you we are nothing like "Dance Moms" . . . small rural town where dancers come from all the surrounding counties in order to make up enough dancers to make the teams. I am so proud to say that our "Dance Stations" can run and even pass some of the biggest studios in Oklahoma. It is so seldom that you find teachers as dedicated as these!
The following year Kadence wanted to do a solo at competition. Not only does it take extra time, but even more dedication and confidence to get up on a stage in front of judges. Not to mention that the audience is full of watchers as well. Miss Devyn chose her own daughter, Kylie, who is only 3 years older than Kadence to be her choreographer for her solo. The bond those two share, touches my heart.
The 2016 Competition season Kadence placed in the top Ten Overall Highest Score at several competitions.
My two newest Layouts are dedicated to Miss Devyn and her daughter Kylie
Such a blessing to Kadence and all the other dance students!
The weather here in Oklahoma is something you have to get use to. We "Okies" have a saying if you don't like stick around cause it will change.
This weekend in the panhandle of the state had freezing blizzard of sleet and snow up to 8". They actually got 13" in some areas. I live in south central Oklahoma in a small rural town of Pauls Valley. We got around an 1" while other towns had flooding. We live on the top of a hill so flooding is one thing we never worry about. This past week the temperatures ran from lower 30's to highs in the 70's. We have to depend on satellite for our internet, which is slow at best. Due to high winds (the tower is 8 miles from us) we lost our internet. So I am happy that we are back up!
On a personal note I started my Chemo treatments for the Rheumatoid Arthritis
starting out I have one each Thursday, then on the other days I take a prescription folic acid for hair loss. First one went well, but have experienced a lot of nausea and severe headaches. Another down part I have to be so careful around people who are sick as I have no immune system The good parts the swelling is going down and my body does not hurt as much and I have lost 11 pounds.
This months theme is "Spring" feeling somewhat adventures I went a little crazy. This time of year there are baby animals everywhere! There are 43 new black angus calves with this mother in the pasture next to our house. During the day all you can hear is balling babies! A sound familiar to all Mothers!
Been working on getting my blog back up. My old blog crashed so I hope you can find me again. Just a little name change. If you are familiar with me then you have always seen the above picture of my older sister, Sherry, and myself at a very early age. I had just started my designing career when she suddenly passed away 3 days after Christmas. I was so devastated as I had already lost both my parents. I noticed that the same Cardinal would visit the feeder just outside my office window. I had seen different things on Facebook that a cardinal was someone from Heaven visiting on Earth. I really feel that it is her way telling me to go on. Since I am no longer able to design anymore what better way was would be to join a couple of creative teams. Having worked with Dana's Footprint Design and Studio4Designworks at Go Digital Scrapbooking these were natural choices. The first layouts ready to post are by Studio4Designworks from her new collections of single pack It's a Garden Party at Digital Scrapbooking Studio and soon to be released at Go Digital Scrapbooking. Here is the first one:
The frog in this first layout I would catch it early each morning in our swimming pool. I could always know it was there as my dog would go crazy barking. Sadly it didn’t come back the following year.
I chose this picture of Kadence I took for her 10th Birthday. The colors went perfectly with the color pallet. It's a Garden Party is such a cute and creative Design. There are several packs to choose from. I would suggest getting them all! You can find all these packsHERE
It is great to be back even in a small way.....be sure and check back around the first for a new blog train and a freebie.