Happy Tuesday!

I didn’t do much on my Project Life last week – I took pictures and collected things, but I was out of town all weekend, so my plan of working on the week’s pages every Saturday was not going to happen. I have everything figured out, just need to print my pictures and slide them in the pockets.

That’s one of the things I love about this type of scrapbooking. Even when I get behind it doesn’t feel overwhelming. I know that I can catch up pretty easily. 

I’m trying out a journaling program called Oh Life – you can set it up to email you every day to remind you to post a quick entry. You just respond to the email and the entry is logged. Super simple. I’ve done a few entries – some days I have nothing to say – but it helps when I sit down to do my Project Life because I have something to refer back to.

I also use my calendar to keep track of happenings – I jot down a few notes and then I also have our schedule there to help jog my memory if I get way behind. That was how I was able to do four months’ worth of catch up in just a weekend not too long ago.

I do have the pages from the week before last, so I thought I’d show those to you today:

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This was the week both girls were sick – and we were socked in with rain. So, that is what my journaling is about mostly – sickness and rain.  And the bottom right picture are the biscuits I made for breakfast that the girls didn’t eat – heart-shaped biscuits. They were yummy – the girls just didn’t feel like eating that day. (strep and tummy bugs will do that to you)

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I included a New Year’s card from a friend, the church bulletin for the week, and the kids’ report cards in some smaller page protectors. 

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And on the back is Big Girl’s justification as to why we should let her get a kitten for her birthday (not!) It was too cute not to save.

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I still have to print Saturday’s picture and put it in there and add the journaling for the second half of the week.  The bottom left is a sweet card my friend sent me that I wanted to save.

So, that’s my week.

I’ll get caught up on last week and this week on Saturday, I hope. I have to go get some more printer paper – I ran out! (that’s part of why I’m behind!)

You can see more Project Life pages over on The Mom Creative via her Project Life Tuesday link up.

The Mom Creative

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11 thoughts on “Project Life Tuesday: 1.24.12

  1. Great week, I love the Pinterest shot – I actually took that one myself today to put into next week.

    You’ve got a great variety of pictures and I love the letter from your daughter (we got a new kitten this week!).

    1. – ctgiraoulatnons girl, im so happy for you. I have a zillion packs of the Sass alphas so they are sure going to come in handy for PL. I can not wait to get started its all i can think of lol

  2. I love the idea of including a church bulletin or a random card you received, great inspiration. I put in my love for pinterest too this week, that’s another sick addiction! LOL Keep Calm and Project Life on!

  3. I am enjoying pinterest these days too. I know it’s all the rage. I’ve had an account quite a while but am just starting to warm up to it all. Might need to include a pinterest shot this next week.

    Love your inspiration.

  4. I really love looking at your posts and pins on Project Life. I was wondering if that would be a good (i.e. easy) way for me to get back into scrapbooking? I am so behind and have that as a “resolution” this year to start documenting our lives before the boys get any bigger. Any suggestions would be appreciated on how to start again!

    1. I would say YES DEFINITELY this is a great way to get back into documenting your family memories!! Check out Becky Higgins’ website for more information – she posted today about getting started – and I would be happy to help you get going if you have questions. I’m on my third year doing this style of scrapbooking and I love it. I do some digital pages, too, but this is my preferred way of scrapping now.

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