Monday, September 01, 2008


Hi Everyone!

At Detta, Joy and Cheryl's request, here is an update.

Eric and I have been going through hard times in our marriage. Please pray for us.

On to happier news...

Here are a few cards I made for Papercrafts Magazine Gallery Idol contest. I'm proud to say that I made the Gallery top 20!!


Ryan came home for two weeks. For two weeks we had a plethora of smelly teenage boys in and out of the house. It was nice to have the house noisy again, even for just a little while.

Yes, I did go to CHA. Here is a pic of me and a good friend, the ultra talented Basic Grey girl, Kelly Goree. Isn't she just so dang cute!!

Here I am with two of my roomies, the ultra talented Margie and Becky Chabot.

Here I am working the Piggy Tales booth with owner, Debbie Juden. I love Piggy Tales so much. They really make me feel like I'm a family member and not just a designer!!

Ok, Detta, there's about 4 pictures of me smiling. Yes, I do have teeth. But I look horrible when I smile, so now you know why I don't. LOL!


We were supposed to go to Cancun for a week, but dummy me thought you could still board an airplane overseas with just a driver's license and a birth certificate. Needless to say, we didn't have our passports so we had to reschedule our trip for a later date. So instead we went to Texas to visit with my mom for her yearly visit to the states. I was going anyway, but since we cancelled the Cancun trip, I was able to spend more time in Texas.

We took Connor to San Antonio so we could see Shamu the killer whale at Sea World.

We also visited the Alamo while in San Antonio.

It was also perfect timing for me to catch Ryan on his first day of school. I haven't missed taking his picture on the first day of school. I was worried I wouldn't get it this year since he lives in Texas now with his dad, but it worked out that I could be there. We also took Connor to Surfside beach. It's not the prettiest beach, but hey, it's a beach complete with waves, sand and sea shells!! So he was in heaven. I'll post some beach pics soon. For some reason, my camera card is giving me an error message when I try to download them to my computer.

Here is a picture of me with two of my bestest girlfriends, Gracie (middle) and Maria (right). We worked together at the environmental analytical lab for Dow Chemical company. We had such great times working together that we're now friends for life. Although we've all gone our separate ways, we're still close and keep in touch and get together when we can.

Here is a picture of me with my oldest, Joshua taken at El Toro- my favorite Mexican Restaurant in Clute, Texas.

Thanks for visiting, y'all!! I haven't forgotten about the RAK I promised way back when. In fact, I have several tubs of swaps that I've never used and probably never will use. I hope to get a list of them together to RAK. So check back. When I post the list, let me know which ones you want and I'll send them to ya.



Jude said...

Ok, I seriously just looked at my bloglines to make sure your blog wa not gone!! I as getting worried about you, but did figure the new house and mving would be taking up alot of your time! You look BEAUTIFUL in all those photos too!! Very awesome cards as well!! :) I have missed you!

Christine said...

oh wow! a post, finally!!! :) been waiting for an update from you on my reader and i'm glad you finally surfaced.

i will be praying for you and Eric - hope things work out eventually.

thanks for sharing your awesome photos and congrats on the PC Gallery Idol! My friends and I were rooting for ya!

God bless!

Kelly said...

Woo Wee girlie....I've missed you! I'm so glad you posted, I check your blog nearly each day! Take care of yourself, I'm praying for you and Erik!


Debbie said...

You know how much I am glad your finally back to posting!

Margie H said...

It's SO GOOD to see you post again!! Hey, love your "BLISS" card = cute!

Think of you often and hope that you & E work things out SOON!


Cheryl Wray said...

YAY!!! So GOOD to see a post!!!

I ADORE your cards (gorgeous!!). I LOVE the Alamo (native Texan here, you know!). Great pics all around!!

Praying for you and Eric. Hoping everything goes well for you guys. I know hard that can be. :-(

Dettao said...

I think you look absolutely beautiful in your smiling pictures! I think everyone looks beautiful when they smile. I really do. So, I smile. (wink) LOL It is so good to see a post from you. I have been so worried. I will also pray for you and Eric that things will work out and that your love will reign supreme.

RobinV said...

I will keep you and Eric in my Prayers. I hope things work out quickly for you.

If you need to talk feel free to email me.

The Sterks said...


So thankful for the update and all the wonderful pics. I've missed you, figured you'd gotten really busy getting settled in.

LOVE the cards!! You inspire me! How perfect that your passport mistake allowed you to have extra blessings with your family.

You and Eric are in my prayers. God is faithful, I know He will take care of you two; may He give you strength and love galore.

XO & Blessings,

joybear said...

So happy to hear from you!!! Hugs and prayers for you and DH, glad you got the first day of school pictures!! Also glad to hear you got to go to CHA...I was wondering if you went with Piggy Tales but couldn't remember. Looking forward to seeing the beach photos. CONGRATS on making the top 20 and best of rock!!

Dettao said...

BTW, I forgot to mention your cards are awesome. I would love to see a supply list. I really like the dress and the butterfly

~Cheryl said...

Hey girl!! Just a note that I'm thinking and praying for you guys!!

Love your cards too! :)

Anonymous said...

I too have been checking in periodically to see what is new with you... Looks like you have been busy... I am so sorry to hear you and Eric are having trouble... Sometimes alot of stress from a move, and building the house etc. just takes it's toll... I will keep you both held up in prayer..

Wonderful pics... It was great you got to be in TX. for Ryan's 1st day!! Super MOM!!!!

Cards are inspirational as always!! I need some of that...:))


Kara H.

Cheryl Wray said...

I'd love to hear how everything's going (hint, hint. lol)

Take care of yourself!

Carrie said...

Thanks for stopping by and saying Happy Birthday!!! I am hoping you have a speedy recovery so you can get back to scrappin! Hope all is well. {{{HUGS}}}!

Liz Ness said...

I miss you Theresa and my heart and prayers are most definitely with you. Best wishes to you, for sure!

Margie H said...

Hey you!

Just stopping by wanting to let you know I was thinking of you :0)

Call if you need an ear to bend....xoxoxo

Katie Renz said...

Yay! I was so happy to see a post. Thinking of you and hoping for the best whatever that may be.

joybear said...

just wanted to let you know..I am still thinking of you!!

~Cheryl said...

Heya... still thinkin' of you... let us know how you are!! :P

Margie H said...

Miss you!!!!

Anonymous said...

Just wondering how you are girl.... The silence has me worried..:(

Keep in touch!!


Cheryl Wray said...

Been missing you! Would love to know how you're doing!

My work