Archive | January 2012

Switching Blog Providers – and Kind of Blog Topics

So, one of my things I want to achieve and have been wanting to achieve is to get better about Blogging.  I work on a computer all day, but I’m not one of those people who absolutely hates the computer, in fact I do love it.  And, blogging, well let’s face it, I am on a computer and talking about ME, MY FAMILY, my AWESOME friends and Stampin’ Up!  What is NOT to love about blogging?

Well for one thing – time!  So, I do promise to start blogging a bit more regularly.  However, you may have to weed through stuff that is not Stampin’ Up!  or project related to get to the great Projects and ideas that I have to share.

So, with that disclaimer put out there – let me tell you a bit about what is going on in Aniko’s World.

1) I LOVE Stampin’ Up!  You know what I love about it?  I love that I don’t have to match colors!  With my busy schedule as much as I’d like to, I just don’t have time to take my pictures to a store, find out what will match my picture and what cardstock may actually match the paper.   I also love the convenience of ordering online and it coming to my house.

2) I have three kids that keep me hopping!  Yup, even the 20 year old can keep me busy.  She’s a great help though with the younger ones (5 1/2 year old boy and 3 1/2 year old girl).

3)  There are things that I obsess about in my life – autism, running, scrapbooking/paper crafting and of course being a good mother to my kids!

4) I obsess about autism because my middle child has it.  He is “high functioning” and I am extremely fortunate for that, but it does put a strain on the entire family, but also makes you appreciate the little things.

5) I obsess about running because I know I should be doing it.  Not because I am currently doing it, but because I register for races and then stress because I still want to do them and haven’t put proper training in to do it.  Oh yeah, but I do it anyway :-).

6) I obsess about scrapbooking and paper crafting because it’s my therapy.  It’s my relaxation.  It’s the time that is just for me.  Although it’s not entirely selfish because I do enjoy sharing what I love, it’s something that I can do alone or with friends.  It’s something that my children will appreciate when they get older.

So – that’s it for now!  Thanks for reading 🙂

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