Project Life 2013 : Weeks 41, 42, & 43

A big catch up with the rest of October. I wanted to group them altogether since, who likes looking at pumpkins in December? Week 41: October 14-20

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This week: A normal week at home with a trip to the Zoo on the weekend.  Alwyn started climbing everything!  And Ephram was drawing pumpkins every chance he got.

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We went to the Zoo Boo over the weekend and picked out tiny pumpkins.

Loved incorporating the Halloween Themed Kit, my first Theme Kit purchase.

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I also added in couple cards from the Baby Edition for Him kit because the colors coordinated better than with my Jade kit.

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I still need to pick up a pack of these to fit this 5x7 Preschool Picture in this week as well.  Super cute.

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Week 42: October 21-27

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This week: A very normal week and I didn't take many photos.  But luckily there were a few special moments in there.

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I have been in love with that paper from the Midnight Edition ever since I saw it.  So glad I finally got to use it!

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Since I didn't have a lot of storytelling to do this week, a simple Week in Review card, inspired by Paislee Press, worked perfectly to cover the main events.

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Week 43: October 28-November 3

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This week: Beau's sister, Amy, and her husband, Paul, came to visit us from MN!  & Halloween, of course!

Again I used the Halloween Themed Kit, along with the Jade kit.  I had numerous photos to use this week, but also had a lot of journaling to do.

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Beau took the week off and we took them down to Galveston to see the ocean and find some good food.  We carved pumpkins and took the boys trick or treating.  Alwyn started walking!  And we had a double date night, which was awesome not only because we had excellent company, but because I came home with boots and skinny jeans!

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When I have several photos to use in a week, I tend to use a 3x4 spot for the date.

I may go back and add "week 43" to the NOTES section at the bottom of that card.  I was a stickler for writing the week on each spread in 2012 and I've gotten away from it in 2013.  Not sure what to do for 2014.  Do you jot down the week number in your album?

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supplies:JADE CORE KITBECKY HIGGINS DESIGN A PAGE PROTECTORS, Halloween Themed Kit, I have been in love with that paper from the Midnight Edition, Baby Edition for Him, & a few random embellishments.  Photos printed through PERSNICKETY PRINTS or Costco.

PROJECT LIFE is a simplified memory keeping system created by BECKY HIGGINS. It reignited my interest in scrapbooking my life and memories. Check out previous posts about my albums and why I do it HERE.  Have questions?  Leave a comment!

I'm on the 2014 Project Life Creative Team!

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Oh! I'm so excited to announce that I am a part of the 2014 Creative Team for Project Life.

As many of you know, I began documenting life with Project Life back in the beginning of 2012. I was hugely inspired by Ali Edwards and the way she was capturing the little details of life with this method of scrapbooking and knew I needed to try it out. I am a big photo taker. Beyond professionally photographing other families, I absolutely love taking snapshots of my own kids day in and day out. But I hated that I wasn't doing anything with them. I wasn't printing them at all! Project Life has changed that and I am just a few weeks away from completing my second full year.

A big congrats to my fellow team members. Check them out on the Meet the Team page!

If you're new to my blog, welcome!!  Here are a few of my favorite spreads from my 2013 albums.

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To view all of my Project Life posts, click here. At the bottom of each post I include links to the products I use as well.

Are you planning on doing Project Life next year?

Project Life 2013 : Week 41

Welcome to Week 41: Oct 7 - 13 What happened this week? We celebrated Alwyn turning 1. Decorated for Autumn. And just enjoyed time with my mom and around the house.

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This was another very simple spread.  As these holiday months get filled up, my spare time is hard to come by, so "simple" is the name of the game.

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The "happy moments' journaling over the photo of my mom and Ephram, I used this free font.  Really easy way to add pretty writing over your photos.

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Added a little bit of confetti from a SC kit to decorate the card about Alwyn's birthday cupcakes.

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supplies:Jade Core KitBecky Higgins Design A Page Protectors & a few random embellishments.  Photos printed through Persnickety Prints or Costco.

Project Life is a simplified memory keeping system created by Becky Higgins. It reignited my interest in scrapbooking my life and memories. Check out previous posts about my albums and why I do it Here.  Have questions?  Leave a comment!