Archives for July 2015

SHARK bait at Seacliff State Beach

One of our favorite things to do in the summer is to visit my cousin Angie over in Aptos. This day, I begged her to let us visit. She was working on costumes for the 4th of July parade, and welcomed the help. After we finished creating a large shark for Dereck, we decided to walk down to the beach. There were great white shark warnings that day at Seacliff, and we were hoping to see some fins.  The kids were excited at the prospect of seeing sharks, but after 10 minutes of looking they … [Read more...]

Thinking about ephemera…

I don't know about you, but I am an ephemera junkie. We go out to eat, I keep the kids menu, and often the receipt.  We go to the theatre, I keep the playbill, the ticket, and most times the coaster from the restaurant we had dinner at before the show. However, there are often times that I seek out things to buy as ephemera, and use in my scrapbooking.  A great time to do this in when you are on vacation!  We recently took a trip to England, and I was on the look out for things I could use in … [Read more...]