I have been neck deep in these layouts for hire I've been working on for over a year now. I have done hundreds over the past year. She has 9 grandchildren so it's quite an endeavor. But, what an amazing gift for a Grandma to give her grandchildren. I'm working in the year "2003" right now, sooo that tells you how much there is to do. She has them totally organized in envelopes and marked as to what they are with the dates . I cant begin to tell you how much easier that makes things.
I have plenty of supplies, and it's a great way to use some of them up. The layouts are basic and not super time consuming so they are enjoyable to work on. It's also nice that I can work on them when it works best for me. It always makes me smile when she tells me, what a kick the kids get out of looking at them when they are there for holidays. ( the kids are all teen now).
It nice to be doing something you know will be a treasure for these kids ... hopefully for the rest of their lives.
I have had time for fun also :)
We celebrated Independence Day last weekend. We had a few friends here at the house. It was a fun day filled with fireworks, friends and food.
Amy's mom was able to be here with us also. Her parents are now moved here from CA. They had a new home built between here and Omaha and it's finally finished. Her mom is settling in at the house while waiting for Amy's dad to finish up work in CA. Amy is their only child so it will be so nice for them to be here closer to her.
Everyone brought yummy things to eat! Temptation everywhere! ugh
Wes had picked up some daytime fireworks for the kids to enjoy.
Below Lyla is helping Amy and Wes catch parachutes.
This little punk'n is such a little ray of sunshine in my life.
Henry has grown so much! By the time I took this photo he was napping :( I will post a photo of him soon.
It was great to get to spend time with everyone. Jarad and Kate were attending the river parade so we will see them tomorrow.
Sure hope all of you had/ or are having a safe and happy 4th of July!