Confession Time…

April 8, 2014

Confession time: Until this past spring, I totally did NOT get the pocket page trend. I am a dedicated big-page scrapbooker, and I couldn’t imagine sacrificing all that real estate for little itty-bitty pockets. Why? WHY? WHY?! But then I attended — well, I actually produced — True Scrap Pocket Pages this past January, and […]

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Why It’s Important to Capture YOUR Stories (Not Just Your Family’s)

April 1, 2014

Three years ago this week my mom passed away. We actually lost her long before her death, as she was diagnosed with early-onset dementia when she was only 69. (Ironic for the mom of a professional memory-keeper, eh?) Her death is hitting me hard right now, not just because of the anniversary, but because I’m […]

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Christmas in… March?

March 21, 2014

Watch today’s Mail Call video to find out what the heck I’m talking about! Thanks going out to: Betsy! Laurie! Danielle! Zeb! Becky! Briel! Mary! Ronnie! Connie! (That rhymes…) Dawn!

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The World’s Best Stamping Classes Are Only a Few Weeks Away…

March 19, 2014

Lots of fun and inspiration to be had on April 5 with… If you’re a new or experienced stamper, there’s room at the crafting table for you! Almost 450 people already signed up… and room for one more. Use code NOW20 to save $20 on your registration through 3/31.

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Free “Imperfect” Scrapbooking Class Coming Right to YOU!

March 18, 2014

I love teaching. I love video. I love scrapbooking. I love imperfection. And I love FREE! Combine all those together and you can bet that I’m in seventh heaven. Yeah, the rumors are true… I’ll be teaching a two-day FREE scrapbooking class on May 19-20 on CreativeLIVE.com. If you’re not familiar with the site, CreativeLIVE […]

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What Do “The Walking Dead” and Jimmy Fallon Have in Common?

March 7, 2014

So, what DO “The Walking Dead” and Jimmy Fallon have in common? I’ve never watched either one. I also have never played Candy Crush, never tasted a macaroon, and don’t know who Neil Patrick what’s-his-name is. I know, I know, I’m missing out. But I hate following the crowd, and typically by the time something […]

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Quotes for Scrapbookers: LOVE

March 6, 2014

Yeah, it’s March, so why in the heck is Lain talking about LOVE? Well, I know me. And I know you. And I know that maybe right about now you have POSSIBLY downloaded your photos from February and POSSIBLY got them developed and MAYBE you’re ready to scrapbook them. And if you’re ready to scrapbook […]

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