The Soup Bowl

Tidbits about Jillibean Soup and the life behind the bowl…

Little Black Dress Friday – week 8 June 28, 2009

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Embroidered Dress with Tassel Sleeve


Little late on this one…the week was good.  I didn’t lose but maintained and considering the amount of stress on my plate right now…that was pretty good.  This coming Saturday is the wedding where I will wear my “little black dress” so we’ll see how this week goes.  Anyone got any ideas for losing 15lbs in 1 week?  Ha!

Hope everyone else is doing well!



Look what’s on the Cover… June 26, 2009

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of Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine?  That’s right – some Jillibean Soup.  The background green plaid paper is from the Whitebean collection!  Thankyou Kim Hughes!  There’s also lots of Jillibean goodness inside…check out these cards from Sarah Hodgkinson!


I got to see these awesome cards from Sarah a while back and I’m always in awe of her amazing talent!

Lots more to see in the magazine…you can view it online here.

Have a great day!



Exciting News….

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Just wanted to give everyone a heads up…we will be posting CHA 2009 summer sneak peeks over on Bean Talk beginning July 1st.  Each day a sneak peek is posted, you will have a chance to win the new product!!  Fun stuff going on over there!



Happy Birthday Leah! June 24, 2009

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My baby (well my oldest baby) turned 6 today!  For some reason 6 seems alot harder than 5 for Mum.  I think it’s the whole “1st grade” thing.  <boo, hoo, hoo>








Some day Leah will learn about how she came into this world…7 weeks early, breathing on her own but having a little difficulty with eating, 4lbs – 13oz…lots of  people praying for her safe arrival.  All too fresh in my mind…such a blessing.

Happy Birthday baby girl!  We love you bunches and bunches!


Too Funny… June 22, 2009

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I have had a large number of visitor recently and wondered why so I traced back some incoming links.  It turns out Scrapbook Update has posted a link to my “Fun Bits for the Week” post that includes a sneak peek of the Lentil line.  The funny thing is the first “Fun Bit” talks about Kami’s poo.  I can only imagine what people are thinking….



Happy Father’s Day! June 21, 2009

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Happy Father’s Day to my Dad, Don, Earl and of course hubby!  Hope you all had a great day! 

This is a layout I did quite some time ago of hubby.  He truly is our rock around here!  My peeps are so lucky to have him… Me too!


I tried entering this puppy as one of my layouts for the “Scrapbooker of the Year” CK contest in ’07.   I still love the title and journaling…that took some time to get just right.  I think most of the supplies are Scenic Route.

Hope the Dad’s in your life enjoyed this special day!



Flip Ultra

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Flip UltraHD Camcorder, 120 Minutes (Black)


Bought one of these cute little things with the recommendation from my friend Holly.  Our other video camera is a bit antiquated (from 2000) and 10 times the size of this little thing.  Anyhow, it’s very easy to use and the quality is great.  It’s so easy that my girls are obsessed with it.  They love it!  It’s quite funny to see the world through a 6 or 3 yr old!  This weekend Kami was filming and suddenly decided it would be great to get a video of Lily’s (dog) butt!  She thought it would be funny to film a close-up!  Not sharing that here! 🙂 

Hope you enjoyed your weekend!