So, yesterday, I held a scrapbook crop at my house. It was my first attempt at a crop and since I've never really been to one hosted at someone's house, I think it turned out o.k.
My wonderful sister-in-law Saint Cindi came out and kept an eye on the kids. The only mishap was that neither one of us remembered to pick up Evan off the bus. Lucky for us, the school district didn't follow its own rule, and let a kindergartener jump off the bus without someone there to pick them up. A few tears, some Swedish fish, and the rest of Madagascar 2 later and my little guy was back to his normal self. Talk about feeling like the guilty mom!!
Anyway, it was great fun to meet ~ finally! :) ~ in real life, Emilie. She was just as nice in person as I'd imagined she'd be. And her little kiddos, Chicken and Fifi, were even cuter in person. Poor Emilie couldn't stop sneezing, though ~ hope she wasn't allergic to my house :) That didn't slow her down, though ~ you should have seen her pumping out the layouts in between all the "bless you's!"
It was also great to scrap with Cassie again. We've scrapped together a few times with other CKMBers in the last year. She was working on the cutest circle tree card. Might have to steal that idea - hee, hee. Her 8 year old daughter came along and she is quite the scrapper, too.
My dear friend, Karen, rounded out the group of four. Karen and I have tried to scrap together regularly but the "regularly" part has escaped us as of late. We definitely need to work on that, because it's just nice to have an excuse to spend time with a good friend.
Overall, it was a good scrapping day. I completed almost 4 layouts and have the makings of at least 2 more. Hopefully, I'll find time to finish those up, take some photos and post them here soon.
Thanks, ladies, for a wonderful time. Hope we can do it again soon!