Thursday, June 26, 2008

Thank-you-for-your-business coupon!

Coupon good for 25% off your total order of anything in my store @ Digitals
now through June 30, 2008. Code: acec062b40

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Just because I found a long missing flashcard and found pics from Halloween 2005...

I just found the flashcard this picture from Halloween 2005 was on. I thought I had lost all the pics taken that day, but it had been laying under my printer for who knows how long. I love this picture. We called it Runaway Bride. Just wanted to share.


Friday, June 13, 2008

I have to admit that when I heard everyone talking about these little chipboard/blackboard albums I couldn't understand what the hullabaloo was all about. What do you do with them? Why do you want to go back to using paper and punches and glue when scrapping digitally is SO easy? Because these little albums are just so cute! That's why. LOL. It's a great way to mix digital and paper scrapping (hybrid) and have a lot of fun doing it. Okay, so what do you DO with the album when you're done? You give them as gifts, you display them in your home, you enjoy them. I display the one I made by hanging it on an ornament holder which can be purchased at any craft store.

I just uploaded a new set of blackboard album pages to Digitals which will be perfect to help you try your hand at making one of these little albums. The pages are all denim, made very simply so you can add all the "real" elements you want, anywhere on the page you want. And what a price, only $3.00! Just in case you want to add some digital elements to the page, I've included a few in the kit. For the album I made, I used the denim quick pages, dropped my photos behind the transparent opening, then printed them. After cutting out around the page I glued the page to the blackboard scrapbook page, being careful to put plenty of glue on the edge of the photo page. Then I got out some of my paper punches from my paper scrapping days. I pulled out my stash of buttons and ribbons and started playing. Give it a try. From someone who just couldn't see the point, I'm telling you they are fun to make!

You can see the full-sized previews of the album pages, Everyday Hybrid, at my Digitals store. You can also purchase the Cosmos Cricket Jack Album at Digitals. For two days only (through June 15, 2008) you can purchase this album kit for $2.00. After June 15, the price goes back to the regular ridiculous price of only $3.00. 

Thursday, June 5, 2008


How many times have you heard your kids running through the house yelling "Hi-Yah!" I'd venture to say you've heard it quite often. LOL. Well, here's the kit to go with any Martial Arts photos you have or just those everyday photos with your kid in the Hi-Yah pose. Hi-Yah kit available at Digitals.

Monday, June 2, 2008

Movie Review with kids in mind

A couple of weeks ago, my six year-old wanted to see Iron Man. I knew it was a PG-13 and felt uneasy about taking her. So, I googled "movie review kids." I discovered Kids-In-Mind, a website that rates movies in three categories -- sex & nudity, violence and profanity.
Each category is rated 1 (least) to 10 (most). For Indiana Jones, the rating is 1.7.4-- translated low sex & nudity, high violence and medium profanity. Base on the number 7, I would be worried about the language, but the site describes everything they find objectionable.

Here is the description of the profanity description for Indiana Jones:
13 scatalogical terms, 13 mild obscenties, names calling (greaser, ruskey, crazy, crazy old man), several exclamations (shut up), 5 religious terms.

Getting back to Iron Man -- because I found this site and read the descriptions of the movie, I didn't take my girls. Even though the movie is a comic book movie (which made me put it in the category of Spider Man, Super Man), the movie is an adult movie with, in my opinion, a lot of sexual content. I would have been really upset if my girls been sitting next to me during one particular scene, but because I found this site and did my homework, embarrassment was averted and innocence was maintained.

This is a great site and I urge you to visit it before you go to the theater again.