The great thing about scrapbooking isn't just preserving the memories .... it's also about reminiscing about the people and places as you create the page. I thought so much about all my wonderful memories of my grandparents when I was working on this.
Grandma and Grandpa where farmers, so the earlier memories were of the farm. When they got older they moved to town, to this house. Unfortunately Grandpa passed many years before Grandma did. I remember Grandpa well, Dan and the boys never got to meet him, and I sure wish they could have because he was an amazing man. Grandma stayed in this house until she was in her nineties. Her house always smelled like some amazing home cooking. She had the sweetest pink kitchen, and was always so proud of her windowbox of geraniums.
This layout was fun to make and fun to remember as I worked on it.
I love the Millie & June collection from Fancy Pants. They colors are totally my Gram! And whats funny is I didn't even realize until I was finished, just why I chose these colors. They just felt right at the time.
Then I thought about it. I loved my grandmas pink kitchen and always remember being able to pick her house out from the hwy as we drove into town . (VERY small town lol)
LOVE the gold washi tape with this collecton!
And here is Grandpa and Grandma!
This is a four generation picture with mom , Grandma , Great Grandma and I.
I think I've already shared this card, but it's also made with the same collection.
Moving on with other things. I'm super excited! I have a new Grandpup! His name is Jep! Amy and Wes adopted him from Muddy Paws Adoption. They are loving him!
We finally got to see meet him today. We met up at the park and walked the dogs together. Trying to get them used to each other because Wes and Amy have a trip coming up and Jep will be coming to stay with us while they are gone.
Dan is still trying to recuperate from a bad cold. I heard Jarad also had a bad cold, so I made a big batch of homemade chicken noodle soup , so I could send some to Jarad and Kate also. Jarad said he really enjoyed it.
I made them some brownies for good measure. Kate had been busy with play practice in the evenings after a full day of teaching, so I'm sure she was happy not to have to think about cooking after she got home. It's nice to be home more and not traveling so much so I have time to do things for the kids like this. I love it!
Last night we went out with my sis and brother in law to celebrate Keiths and mine, October Birthdays. We ate at a great place called "EAT" in Dodge. What a fun place with amazing food. We will defiantly be going back often. The restaurant is run by Wyatt and Emmetts Grandma and Uncle. It was so cute when I told Emmett where we were going for my birthday , he looked at me funny and said.. "MY DODGE" lol, I guess he thinks he's the only one who can go there. lol
If your from around here anywhere near, I highly suggest it.
EAT restaurant in Dodge NE
and here is an article about them HERE
My sis brought that amazing Cake! Coconut.. my favorite!
It was a really nice night.
I'm hoping you all had a wonderful weekend also.
Tomorrow we celebrate Wes's birthday. We are just party animals lately lol
Hugs all around!
Thanks for stopping by!