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Sports Album: Soccer

Soccer pages round out the rest of Gabe’s sports album, although there are still plenty of pages (especially of action photos) that I want to do for these seasons, too! Gabe played soccer from the time he was 4 until he was 12 (or maybe until the end of age 11?) years old. He has

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Sports Album: Basketball

Basketball has been another constant in Gabe’s life so far. He has played every year since he was 7 years old. He played several years of recreational basketball through our town’s league. He also played a year for school, in 8th grade, before deciding he had a lot more fun playing on a rec league

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Sports Album: Baseball

Gabe played baseball from age 5 to age 17, multiple times a year, so we are swimming in baseball photos! I wanted to make sure the main team and player photos were scrapped, so I created a template that I could use for all of his seasons, just changing out the paper and embellishments. You’ll

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Sports Album: Title Page

For Gabe’s sports album, I wanted to create a cover that had a mix of photos covering various sports throughout the years. So this is what came together. His three main sports were soccer (which he quit at about age 12), basketball and baseball. So this page has a mix of all three. Eventually, I

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Honoring the Class of 2020

None of us could have imagined that our Class of 2020 high school (or college, for that matter) seniors would have ended their 13 years of school this way — e-learning at home under government orders due to a worldwide pandemic. Yet, here we are. Many of them, understandably, feel a little cheated. They will

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Page Share: Being Sergeant Willgo

My husband just finished a week of playing Drill Sergeant Willgo at Vacation Bible School at our church. It was a little bit of a stretch for him, mainly because he was tasked with talking to the kids about Jesus, sharing the Gospel each night with 30 young people. It was a little nerve-racking for

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Page Share: You & Me

Journaling: In just a couple of weeks, we will celebrate 13 years of marriage. Thirteen! And what is even more amazing, we have been together almost 18 years…more than half of my lifetime. Wow. We have come a long way in those 18 years. We started together as just kids, teenagers in love who believed

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I have always been what I would call a simple, graphic-style scrapbooker. My layouts are almost always completely linear — with strong horizontal and vertical lines and very few crooked photos in sight. Embellishments are simple, few and far between. My favorite scrapbook designer of all time is Cathy Zielske, with Becky Higgins (picture simple

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Sometimes they love each other

Today was filled with lots of moments when they weren't quite so lovey with each other. (I'd rather see moments like this one, trust me!) It didn't keep us from having a good day, though. It's been nice to have two days off of work for the kids' spring break. We've all needed it! Journaling:

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