Friday, January 30, 2009

Get the Funk Out (word of the year challenge)

My word of the day prompted me to reconstruct a charm bracelet. You can read about it over at Cardigan Cake.

"Get the Funk Out!" is probably going to fall by the wayside as Jess and I focus our efforts on the new blog. I think that Cardigan Cake came about from our efforts to get out of our post Christmas funks though... so it wasn't all for nothing.

Also, I will still be blogging here with all of my personal craftiness that doesn't fall under the vintage blanket.. so don't forget about me ;) And definitely check out


Thursday, January 29, 2009

Anyone for Cardigan Cake?


Jess and I started a NEW BLOG together! It's called

Cardigan Cake
We really wanted a place to express our passions for all things vintage and show off our retro inspired homemaking styles. We will have recipes (that can be printed out on cute recipe card templates), craftiness, homemaking tips, vintage finds. Really 'swell' things! Bookmark us! We'll be updating frequently!


and check out my 'middles' yesterday who desperately wanted to be outside despite the CHILLING wind:


Wednesday, January 28, 2009

I was up VERY late

for my husbands blog

I spent hours working on my husbands blog last night.. a rough draft version that I tossed and ended up with something quite whimsical...yes I am married to a grown man who obsesses about anything Disney... but it means I have fun vacations and plenty of entertainment ;) In his defense he is also Security Supervisor at his place of business, spent 4 years in the navy as a gunner, and watches football any time it doesnt interfere with church. lol

Tuesday, January 27, 2009



Since the office got cleaned out, Miss B and I have taken to having our lunch at the desk. The new desk is sort of "C" shaped...a long section underneath the cabinets wraps around to the computer area and then the final section is an extended table.

B pulls up a chair and eats there. After she's done she'll either rifle through the new scrap drawer (a special place for misprinted copies, wrinkled paper, and scraps) or pull out the new "Lite Brite" I found at the thrift store yesterday. Miss E usually follows us or takes a nap.

B and the Lite Brite B and the lite brite

I've been very busy. Working on sessions and other photography related work and a new blog coming along as well... yawn ;)

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

New Get the Funk Out challenge!

Go read it here

Saturday, January 17, 2009


Ian is one of my dear friend Raesha's good looking brothers ;) We've never met in person but I think if we did, we'd be bestest friends. Ha ha... that is if I could keep up with him and I'd have to clear it with his cute wife (oh and of course my husband.) Ok so here's the deal...Ian is stationed in Iraq and he takes tons of pictures of what is going on around him! Sure, some of them are of celebs on the USO tour, and some are of his buddies hanging around in camo, (that's him on the left)

but he also takes a ton of pictures of things going on with the Iraqi people. Meetings, humanitarian activities, kids playing, healing, smiling. I love watching his flickr stream for new pictures. I look at these images and think National Geographic...really I do Ian. They are beautiful!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

I am in SOOOO much trouble!

Shabby Professional
Shabby Professional by mokistar

I dont remember which blog I found the link for this website on. but I am in LOVE!!!! During a year in which I plan to revitalize my wardrobe to refelct both my plan for simple abundance and my true "moki style" I know I will be on this site for HOURS this year. CRUD! You can click on my image above to leave a comment on this set I created for meeting clients, or socializing with other photogs. And go create your own account here. If you do join, let me know so I can check out your sets! Now I need to go to bed! hahahaha

Thursday, January 8, 2009

I gotta "Storey" for you

I designed a new blog look for my bestie Jess! Go take a look here and let her know what you think. Personally I think it is soooo her. oh and tell her she MUST come visit me this summer!

So happy

about this

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

"Get the Funk Out!"

New blog idea

Jess and I were chatting tonight. Just complaining to each other AGAIN that there's nothing new on the web, not many people are updating, all the post holiday FUNK is still hanging around. Well not any more! We're going to start something new to "Get the Funk Out!." I will update later tonight when it is all set up.

Details here

A dream come true ;)

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Someone Kidnapped my Kids

and replaced them with cute obedient robots!!!!

I thought I'd start some new traditions for new year's day... make Hoppin' John for dinner, homemade winter spiced donuts and cocoa for dessert, and a photo session. The usual problem with planning ANYTHING around here, is that something is bound to go a little bit wrong... just a little loose thread and then the whole kit and caboodle unravels!

But not today...

Not for one single moment...

there was no fighting...

the kids followed directions...


*sniff* it was the best day ever ;)

I think it started here in this teleporter disguised as a phone booth:adorable obedient robot children

The donuts ended up being the failure today ;)Go see more pictures from today at my photo blog.