Monday, February 25, 2013

022513 February CKC Participant Blog Hop

Here we are again with another CKC challenge! And "It is a DOOZY! ... complete a page/project about WHY YOU LOVE _____ BUT you may NOT include ANY photos, JUST journaling!

Well, it took me awhile to decide where to go with this!
With all my cute grandbabies & vintage childhood photos it was tough to go photo-less.
BUT - no one said I couldn't have IMAGES on my page...hehehe!

Until our recent kitchen redo I have had my FlyLady cling on my kitchen window, but she is now retired.
 Boy - was it a chore to get her to let loose!Fortunately I had a fresh one stashed away for a scrapbook page.

If you are not acquainted with FlyLady, the Fly part stands for Finally Loving Yourself.
I gained such an understanding of my "S.H.E." traits (Sidetracked Home Executive).
It was great to know I was not "B.O." (Born Organized) - that explained a LOT!

Anyway, the most difficult thing about doing this page was that my kit had NO purple in it,
and FlyLady's signature color is purple. So I mixed up a little paint & made mist.
Another FlyLady thing are Purple Puddles - when she gets weepy (awww...)
That gave me my title.


I can't begin to express how much my life has changed since I started Flying!

Now YOU fly over to Jemma's blog!




13 comments:

  1. I like FLY Lady's style!! And a great page too :)

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  2. Cute page and I've used fly ladys tips too.Every time I wipe out my sink I think of her.

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  3. Thanks for the background of Fly Lady! I love your page!

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  4. Awesome layout, and I just opened another window to check out FLY lady. Thanks!!

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  5. Great take on the challenge, thanks for sharing FlyLady with us all, will go look for her tout suit!

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  6. You have me so intrigues to check out the Fly Lady. Your layout is adorable!!! LOVE the feather and the misting. Wonderful page!

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  7. I shined my sink yesterday -- why do I let it get mucky??? A great page which I love (as you know) and you ddi so well to get that purple worked in like that.

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  8. Super cute! Thanks for hipping me to Fly Lady too!

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  9. Oooh great page - well done on the paint-mixing (I'd have just grabbed a scrap of purple from my stash LOL) - and I never knew what the FLY stood for! Once my de-cluttering is done I may hook up with her again as it's been a while since I shined my sink!

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  10. Super sweet layout! Love the splattered paper!

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  11. Ha ha, love how you've manipulated the challenge to suit your theme by using the image, and I really like how your splattered image came out. (I never got past shining the sink with FLY lady!)

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  12. I didn't know that Fly was an acronym. Polishing the sink is a regular chore here as our water really leaves a lot of deposits behind. However, for me, it reminds me of my food science teacher who, once when I told her my lab kitchen was clean, asked if I had dried the sink. I was incredulous at what I thought was an odd request. Sinks dry them selves, don't they? And now, anytime I shine it to a gleam, I have to turn the faucet on for something and get it all wet again. Ah, Mrs. Lyall and Fly Lady, as long as I have a sink, I will remember you.

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