Independent Stampin Up! Demonstrator since 2007
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Better late than never...!

Hello!  I am back!  Sorry to have gone missing, but I have been super, duper crazy busy with life and all of it's going's on!   Things have finally started to calm down some for me though so I am planning to get back to regular blogging again!  During my absence my family and I were busy, busy, busy... relocating!!  We moved to the beach!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   We have talked about doing it for a long time and so we finally took the plunge and just did it!   I am thrilled to say that I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it here!!  I {{{HEART}}} the beach!!   It has been such a wonderful experience so far and I am really happy being here!  Also, on the big, hairy, crazy plus side my oldest kiddo moved along with us so my family is all back together again under one (beach-y!!) roof  for a while! (Happy sniffles!!) Since I am crazy about my kids and crazy about the beach it has been all win-win for me!!  Big, cheesy grin! :) Yay!!

Also, (there is more!!) I attended the Stampin Up! Convention in Utah!!  It was a wonderful, wonderful thing!!  This was my second year attending and I had a ball!  LOVED it!  Thought I would share some pictures with you:

These beautiful ladies were my partners in crime all week!  We had so much fun!  Here we are at our usual breakfast spot...The Marriott Starbucks!!  Starting on the left: Kaye, Coleen, Nena, Caroline and Kavi

First stop on our agenda was to the Distribution Center.  It is really neat to see how things work!  This facility is absolutely beautiful!

View from the foyer as you enter.

This is where all the magic happens!! Orders are filled and shipped from here.

This is Coleen chilling!  Those bean bag chairs are giant!

This is the view from outside of the building!  Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous!  

The welcome party theme was Garden Party and we had the option to make and bring along a creative hat.  Lots of ladies made them, but because we couldn't quite figure out how to travel 'cross country' with one and none of us wanted to wear them through the airports we sat this one out! This is a shot of one of my favorites though!

A couple more!

Stampin Up! always has the neatest displays!  These are a few of my favorites!

How cute are these?!  Loved them!

A close up!

How adorable is this?!!!!   All made out of paper! 

So pretty!

These were amazing!! Look at all that detail!! I may have actually drooled on myself a little over these! 

The whole gang!  We really had a super time!  I am so glad that I was able to go.  There were so many fun things to see and I learned so much and met so many wonderful people!
(Kavi, myself, Nena, Coleen, Kaye and Carolyn)

I already have a count down clock set for next year! Cannot wait! :)

I will be back tomorrow to share some of the swaps I took with me this year!  Have a great night!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

So glad to see you up and running again. Remind me to never let you take a pic when I'm sitting again,hee,hee. So happy to have been a roomie with ya. Again, love your blog!!!!