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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
I am a stay at home mom..now that is! February 19th, 2007 I was involved in a car accident while on vacation in Florida. I awoke in ICU to find out that my only two children Annemarie age 3 and Michael age 5 did not make it. Scrapbooking became such a big part of my life. It helped fill a void that I desperately needed to fill. Our therapist suggested that I take up scrapbooking as a way to memorialize my children, little did she know! So I took that and ran with it.I became obsessed with scrapping and took over the second largest room in my house. Because of my injuries I couldn't go out and get a job, I just scrapped!I printed out 2,000 photos and my journey began. I have made albums for family members and layouts to decorate my craft room. We thought we were done having kids but who expected this tragedy??? I just gave birth in June 2009 to two beautiful baby girls Mia Anne and Gianna Marie named after their brother and sister.I swore that I would keep up with their albums so I won't become overwhelmed so we will see how that works out! My profile picture is the last family picture that was taken of all of us.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Celebrating Back to School Sistah style!

Hello Everyone!!! This is alot of parents favorite season to celebrate...Back to School time! Now I know there are some that will sit home and sob for the first few days....I know I will!

Over at The Sisterhood Crafters we are celebrating the Back to School season. We are asking you all to make any project that has to do with the Back to School theme. I did a two page layout of my son Michael getting ready for his Early Intervention class. He had a speech delay so he would attend these classes two-three times a week. Unfortunately he didn't get past that onto regular school. But even for this my husband took off and we both cried..we were so proud of him. The picture of the back of my husband and son for some reason gets me everytime. I don't know why but that picture just makes me cry...it's one of my favorites. After his initial hesitation he LOVED going to IU20 (his school).

Here is what I came up with. I wanted to keep it simple. I also wanted to use up these stickers that I have had forever from Creative Memories.



  2. Hi ya Lisa!
    your pages are precious, as are those photos!!!
    Beautifully done!
    take care
    hugs & blessings!

  3. Lisa, this LO is so precious. I remember my son's first day of school and how excited he was, how nervous I was. Just a precious day in a child is showing in your wonderful layout.

  4. Lisa... these pictures are priceless!! I love how you added the journaling right on top of the photo!!

    barb :)

  5. Awesome photos Lisa.

    Thank you so much for your kind words on my blog about my new endeavors. One of the many reasons I decided to go for graphic design is that I could work from my home around my family's schedule. I plan on being a mother someday and cannot wait!


  6. Wow, girl I'm speechless. Beautiful pages! Beautiful children.