cha summer

so… i am missing out. i just got off the phone w/ em and i made her give me all the details i could think to ask… who she has spoken with… who has she seen, what people are buzzing about and anything else! i am feeling so left out! of course, it’s for a […]


I am happy to report, that I made an conscious effort to take photos today. I got some cute ones… I did a lot of sitting, a little sleeping and catch this, I actually went in the water! Great beach day. Eric took some great shots of Cory in surf camp, so cute- and I […]


I am being the ultimate lazy. I have GOT to kick it into gear today and get some good photos… or I am going to be sorry. I didn’t take good photos last year cause I was so busy working… this year I am just lazy. So that is today’s goal… really concentrate on photography. […]


I keep sitting down intending to blog and getting distracted! It’s already wed. of our beach week. Time flies when you’re having fun. And we are! I mean simply getting out of the heat, is a party! It’s so nice to drive w/ the windows rolled down and go outside during daylight hours! It is […]


you ever take time to marvel at the obscene amounts of passion that run through the veins of this ‘scrapbooking’ industry!?  it’s out of control! It’s inspiring really. Tonight, we invited the retail scrapbook store owners in our ‘region’,  over to emily’s uber-cute abode, for a little educational training evening!  I think about 15 stores […]


It’s morning already! I was up too late last night. I caught a second wind and with things so quiet and my studio was almost even a little bit clean, I got to playing. I had eric take a few pictures of me. I am feeling bad that I didn’t take more photos specifically to […]

july newsletter

i am living under a huge pile of unanswered emails. it’s a little daunting really… but in any event, there are several emails from people indicating that despite the fact they are signed up for the newsletter… they didn’t recieve it!so, heidi swapp july newsletter  here is the link for the newsletter in case you […]

saturday night

I am exhausted…I know, I know… the blogging has been on the serious LACKING side! I am getting complaints! LOL!I have been ‘away’… usually, it’s very difficult for me to go ‘away’. I am not really a good “vacationer”. I stress about being away, worry about what is going on; have a hard time relaxing […]

crap… 2am???

i am going to be hating myself in the morning… what am i still doing up? i have been scrapbooking…and throughly enjoying myself! i just created one of the finalist layouts for the water photo contest… and it turned out so beautifuL! i love it. there are 3 finalists… we got just over 3,000 entries!!! […]


it’s tuesday night… and i have lots of creative energy that my body can’t keep up with. and i always feel so boring if i don’t have pictures to share… and… well, i could walk downstairs and take a photo of something that is really exciting me at the moment… but that woudl involve stairs […]