The title of this post contains a clue to how far behind I feel as we launch into a new week!
Oh well … forward March (get it?)
The MOST yummiest body wash EVER. Ok, so let me qualify that statement.
If you visit My Favorites page then you’ll read that I absolutely LOVE the Lemon Almond body wash by Bettijo. The only problem is I recently discovered that Bettijo is no longer making her phenomenal Lemon Almond body wash. This disturbing fact led me on a search for something that might come close.
I’ve found it and it is SO AMAZING. Clearly, I am a busy mother who savors her showers. I figure for the amount of time I spend in the shower (which isn’t long) AND the amount of inspiration/ideas that come to me in that short amount of time. I should invest in making this time as fragrant and enjoyable as possible. Are you with me?
You can click here to see if I’m telling the truth.
And yes, you are worth the $34 that will be required.
A NEW and GOOD READ by Guy Kawasaki.
If you’re not familiar with Guy, I hope you’ll watch or listen to the talk he gave about this new book at Stanford University.
To read more information and reviews or purchase a copy of Guy’s book click on the link. I have thoroughly enjoyed his straight and humorous talk about how to influence people in positive, world-changing ways. Guy isn’t afraid to be himself or tell it like it is and I appreciate the emphasis on several traditional Carnegie-esque values that are often forgotten in the new globally-connected economy. I particularly enjoyed Guy’s support of the wrinkles around my eyes and the story of the Oragami butterfly that dons the cover.
Another great e-book from Ella Publishing. I’m especially excited about this book because it encourages everyday storytelling AND it’s co-authored by two of my FAVORITE scrapbookers, Elizabeth Dillow and Tina Cockburn. Click on the image below to learn more and purchase.
Forgive the shameless self-promotion, but I am REALLY EXCITED about my new workshop, Finding Photo Freedom. I’ve taught the ins and outs of my Library of Memories system for FIVE years at Big Picture Classes and I felt it was time for a significant refresh and a new approach. Since I now own the rights to my out-of-print book, Photo Freedom. I am renaming my course and madly working to get all the details and registration posted. Since my family is headed to Hawaii for an extended spring break, my registration is being delayed until late April, but class will still start on Thursday, June 2nd and here’s some really GOOD news. Finding Photo Freedom will be less expensive than Library of Memories — go figure?!
I’m saving the BEST and most affordable Friday FIVE for last.
I recently received an email from Monica, who took my i.Scrap workshop at Big Picture Classes.
Monica enjoyed the slide show that I created and shared on the last day of class — she particularly enjoyed the fact that I read my journal entries out loud. Here is what she said, in her own words: “When I was little my grandparents lived in Hawaii and I grew up in the midwest. We didn’t get to see them or even talk to them very often. But they would record letters onto cassette tape and mail them to us. I used to love listening to my Grandma talk to me through those tapes. And while it is infinitely easier to record voices now-a-days I find that few of us actually do it.
Monica continues: “I decided to make a slide show of my album and record myself reading the journaling . And then it hit me, what a gift this is for my children! Someday I can imagine it meaning a lot to them to be able to go back and not only see my reflections about 2010 but hear me read them! So I began to imagine how I could incorporate this into more of my layouts …” Monica goes on to share some really great ideas for incorporating more of our actual voice in our scrapbooking. If you want to watch/listen to Monica’s i.Scrap album, click HERE.
I’m now off to start packing for SEVEN people.
Wish me luck.
And … Have a wonderful week!