December Check-In

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December Check-In

Oh my! It is the 3rd and we haven't posted a check-in yet! I can't believe I'm slacking by 2 days Lol

Name:
DH/SO:
Children/ages:

Anything major going on in your life right now?
What are your plans for the holidays?
Anything you are specifically looking forward to?
Do you have any Christmas traditions?

Digital or Paper?
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November?
Any scrapbooking goals for December?

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:

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Posts: 6264

Name: Stephanie
DH/SO: Dave
Children/ages: Andrea, 2

Anything major going on in your life right now? Andrea started oral antibiotics for the first time yesterday. I'm sad about it She has a skin infection.
What are your plans for the holidays? We don't know yet. We will probably travel all around to the relatives, but not sure which days because we never know our work schedule until the last minute.
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? Special moments with family.
Do you have any Christmas traditions? We are still trying to determine ours, but I like the tradition of church on Christmas Eve then opening one gift afterwards (pajamas).

Digital or Paper? Digital
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? No, I did get a few layouts done, but getting further behind.
Any scrapbooking goals for December? Don't get further behind, catching up would be great too.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:

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Joined: 11/06/06
Posts: 5333

Name: Ashley
DH/SO: dh Bill
Children/ages: Miles - 3 weeks

Anything major going on in your life right now? Just enjoying my new role as Mommy
What are your plans for the holidays? dh's family on Christmas Eve, my family on Christmas Day (at our house), my extended family the Saturday after Christmas
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? everybody who hasn't met Miles meeting him
Do you have any Christmas traditions? we don't have any as our own little family yet

Digital or Paper? paper
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? no
Any scrapbooking goals for December? to get a start on Miles' album

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:

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Joined: 08/23/06
Posts: 1558

Name: Beth
DH/SO: Terry
Children/ages: Caleigh -- 21 months

Anything major going on in your life right now? big work stress

What are your plans for the holidays? I think it will be our first holiday at home together. We normally travel and visit family, but won't be this year.

Anything you are specifically looking forward to? finsihing up some home made gifts, Christmas Eve
Do you have any Christmas traditions? we're breaking tradition this year -- Christmas day dinner with my dad's large extended family. But we are always at Christmas Eve service at church.

Digital or Paper? Digital
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? not as much, but I did finish a couple of Christmas presents
Any scrapbooking goals for December? couple more presents to finish

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:

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Joined: 09/25/06
Posts: 4065

Name: Carrie

DH/SO: Jim (DH)

Children/ages: Austin-9, Griffin-2, Keeran-1

Anything major going on in your life right now? My littlest is now walking!

What are your plans for the holidays? We are leaving soon to travel back home and will be with at my parent's house through the New Year.

Anything you are specifically looking forward to? Seeing all my family and friends back home in Missouri.

Do you have any Christmas traditions? we're breaking tradition this year -- Going to get a x-mas tree with ball and burlap, decorating, then planting in our yard. But we haven't gotten to do it in a while cause of moving so much.

Digital or Paper? Paper

Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? Stayed on track, so yes!

Any scrapbooking goals for December? No, I probably won't scrap much this much due to traveling, so will miss it. BUT it's worth it to go home.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:

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Posts: 53852

Name: Shannon
DH/SO: Kevin
Children/ages: Karl 18 mo.

Anything major going on in your life right now? Contemplating job switch and getting adjusted to my CPAP machine for sleep apnea. Hopefully I'll get my life back:)

What are your plans for the holidays? We are going to SIL's the weekend of the 12th for Kevin's mom's family party. Christmas Eve will be with my family and Christmas day will be with our immediate family (parents and sil's family).

Anything you are specifically looking forward to? Family time

Do you have any Christmas traditions? Usually we cut our own tree, but with Kevin on the road we found a free artificial one. My mom and I used to always get new matching pj's for Christmas. This year I'm trying to make some for Karl, Kevin and myself...

Digital or Paper? Paper

Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? Virtual crop was great!

Any scrapbooking goals for December? Make some notecards to give as gifts. Finish the challenges:)

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:
card for swap

or this page for the virtual crop (that was november, right?)

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Posts: 1496

Newbie here to the board!

Name: Kelly
DH/SO: DH is Greg
Children/ages: waiting to adopt

Anything major going on in your life right now? nope, not much, just trying to get ready for the Winter Break at school and get things wrapped and ready at home
What are your plans for the holidays? we go to visit our families on both sides
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? for Christmas- I think I have a cricut under my tree
In the future- bringing home a child
Do you have any Christmas traditions? none that are too different, my Nana comes to stay and we make cookies before Christmas together. All the other usuals, putting up the tree, opening a gift on Christmas Eve., etc.

Digital or Paper? paper
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? I haven't scrapped lately, just haven't felt up to it
Any scrapbooking goals for December? I need to finish our last vacation book(Atlanta) and start a book for my cousin's daughter's b'day coming up (mom and girl both have b'day together so I want to make a book that is mom and me.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November: Sorry, no scrapping this month, but here's my latest project. Hope that counts!

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Posts: 1106

Name: Liz
DH/SO:Andy
Children/ages:Elijah 20months

Anything major going on in your life right now? CHRISTMAS TIME!!! Biggrin
What are your plans for the holidays? We are having our first Christmas morning by ourselves! Eli is finally old enough to understand. We went last night and drove around and looked at Christmas lights; eli LOVED them!
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? Having eli help decorate the tree with us.
Do you have any Christmas traditions? not yet, we're thinking of making some up.

Digital or Paper? both. Digital scrapbooking. Paper cards.
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? nope lol
Any scrapbooking goals for December? Finish note cards that are gifts.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:

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Joined: 05/04/06
Posts: 7623

What? It's December??? Why didn't you all warn me???? Wink Ack, I can't believe Christmas is soooo soon. :eek:

Name: Charys
DH/SO: Scott
Children/ages: Kayson 26 months

Anything major going on in your life right now? the holidays Wink

What are your plans for the holidays? Going to California on Wednesday for a week to spend it with my family there. Then we'll spend Christmas Eve with my inlaws, Christmas Day here with my twin and her hubby.

Anything you are specifically looking forward to? Everything! I can't wait to see Kayson open his presents and have a wonderful time with family.

Do you have any Christmas traditions? Not original at all, but we give K a pair of PJ's each year on Christmas Eve to wear Christmas morning. DH's family did that from when he was a baby, so we are continuing the tradition with our son. Smile

Digital or Paper? Paper

Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? Yes!! I finally got Sarah's wedding album completely done. (I had to get it mailed before we left for California, so didn't get pics of the finished product.....sorry! :confused:I have just been sooo busy.)

Any scrapbooking goals for December? Just to scrap the holidays and capture memories as they are being made. My goal is to write things down as they happen, so I can remember them later when I'm scrapbooking them.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:

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Posts: 2031

Name: Lauren
DH/SO: Jason
Children/ages: Nathan, almost 10 months

Anything major going on in your life right now? hmm, not really
What are your plans for the holidays? Staying here for Christmas...probably Christmas eve and Christmas dinner with the ILs, then my parents and hopefully my sister will come here the weekend after Christmas
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? seeing all the family
Do you have any Christmas traditions? not yet... if we were at my parents', my mom always takes a pic of my sister and I coming down the stairs as we see the tree and presents (which they don't put out until late Christmas eve)

Digital or Paper? Paper
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? ummm, I can't remember what goals I had. I did get some Christmas cards done and did a digi card for family/friends for Christmas
Any scrapbooking goals for December? get 10 pages done for DS's book (ha, we will see about that!)

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November: Well I have done some pages but they are in the attic and I haven't taken pics yet. So, here is my fave that I have on the computer...

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Joined: 02/26/07
Posts: 4125

Name: Trina
DH/SO: Mark
Children/ages: Kaitlyn, 10 months today

Anything major going on in your life right now? Just getting ready for Christmas, and I have a page being published this month, if the magazine would ever arrive at the store that is!!!
What are your plans for the holidays? We're hosting Christmas for the first time ever,so that should be fun.
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? Seeing my page published! lol And Kaitlyn's reaction to everything, it's her first Christmas
Do you have any Christmas traditions? Yep - Cabbage rolls and perogies Christmas eve, turkey Christmas day. For presents, we go in age order and pick a present for someone else to open, then watch them open it, etc -not a free for all.

Digital or Paper? Digital
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? Yep
Any scrapbooking goals for December? Kepp going!

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November:
I actually have 2, I can't choose!

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Joined: 12/13/06
Posts: 1203

Name: Brittany
DH/SO: Tim
Children/ages: Andrew 23 months and baby in the belly (almost 7 weeks pregnant)

Anything major going on in your life right now? Yes we just found out we're pregnant with #2 mid November so telling all the family and friends. Then on top of it all the fun holiday stuff, baking and all that. Also getting ready for DS' 2nd bday party in jan
What are your plans for the holidays? xmas eve dh's side, xmas day my side. Friends we fit in whenever we can and want to. My extended fam is sat after xmas
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? everything....the xmas eve, xmas day, the holiday season, new years, friends' wedding, ds' bday, ds' party, time with friends, time with family, being with just dh and ds, being pregnant etc.
Do you have any Christmas traditions? we have quite a few that we've been developing over the past couple years. too many to type right now

Digital or Paper? paper
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? nope was too tired and too busy
Any scrapbooking goals for December? yes lots of them.... work more on gifts and finish ds' bday invites and do more of ds' baby book
Favorite LO/Altered Project from November: nada

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Joined: 11/19/06
Posts: 167

Name: Nicole
DH/SO: Mark
Children/ages: Zoe, 16 months

Anything major going on in your life right now? Christmas shopping Smile
What are your plans for the holidays? Going north to in-laws and will have 3 holiday parties! Smile
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? Zoe's being a bit older this Christmas. Last year she was only 5 months old and we couldn't do much.
Do you have any Christmas traditions? We do Christmas Eve with my family and Christmas Day with DH's family.

Digital or Paper? Digi
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? I am all caught up, waiting for Holiday pages to scrap!
Any scrapbooking goals for December? Keep myself caught up and not fall behind again. Oh, and get our Christmas cards made this weekend of course Smile

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November: Zoe and her cousin Kaleb......

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Joined: 11/25/07
Posts: 2687

Name: Karen
DH/SO: Wayne
Children/ages: do the 5 daycare kids count? lol....none of our own yet, no

Anything major going on in your life right now? trying to get the other 2 kids we need for our daycare so we're not going paycheck to paycheck
What are your plans for the holidays? Wayne and i are throwing a big christmas party for our daycare kids...then we are closed for the holidays so we will spend christmas here together and then take the ferry over to the mainland and see my family.
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? seeing our nieces and nephews
Do you have any Christmas traditions? Wayne and I, for the past 4 years we've been together, have picked out an ornament for our tree each year and written the year on the bottom. We are going to get our 2008 one today...eventually they will get passed on to our children Biggrin

Digital or Paper? paper
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? yes, two gifts finished
Any scrapbooking goals for December? yes, all other gifts finished. lol

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November: this which is now framed for my niece's room

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Joined: 01/22/05
Posts: 1843

Name: Julianna
DH/SO: David
Children/ages: Peter 4, Tessa 28 months, Heath 5 weeks

Anything major going on in your life right now? Heath is on apnea alarms and o2 24/7
What are your plans for the holidays? to be with family
Anything you are specifically looking forward to? DH opening his gifts I know the kids will be excited but DH is harder to impress.
Do you have any Christmas traditions? DH always gets me the Holiday Barbie like my mom did everyday before she passed away.

Digital or Paper? Paper (but love to learn digital)
Did you accomplish any scrapping goals in November? Non I was having a baby
Any scrapbooking goals for December? I did kind of a 3d scrapbook project for SIL. On a wreath.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from November: Giving birth to my DS and I took some pics of his sleep study to scrapbook someday.

I am new to the board and not lurking you can see my flicker site in my sig.