Tag Archives: Bear Hugs

Bear Happy Birthday

One of my husband’s best friends is about to turn 60!  (Yikes, I can’t believe we’re all approaching another big milestone!)  They’ve been friends since grammar school and have enjoyed lots of skiing and hiking trips in the back country of the Sierra. Meanwhile last weekend, we happened to be wine tasting in Lodi with my mom (which was so fun), and my husband discovered this great bottle of red… Read More »

Get Better Soon!

Last week, my daughter’s boyfriend had knee surgery:(  Poor guy!  He hurt it playing football for Delta College. Shannon is currently in Southern California attending Loyola Marymont University, so she couldn’t be with him and was feeling really bad.  She wanted to do something special to make him feel better.  So, we talked … she knew she couldn’t take off school to travel home, so she decided to buy his Christmas… Read More »

Shaker Balloon

One of my co-workers is a new grandpa.  He was so excited to tell me the news and show me pictures of his sweet granddaughter. I tried to think of something different for his card … not too girly.  I ended up using some pink, (I mean it IS a girl), but I also tried to tone it down with bears and a Tip Top Taupe background. My favorite part of this card is… Read More »

Papa Bear Hugs

Father’s Day is Sunday and I wanted to make a special card for my hubby.  He’s such a great dad!!! While our kids are both technically adults now, my husband is always there for them.  Take last week.  He drove to Hayward on Thursday and helped pack up my son and move him home from college, and then the very next day, he basically planned and carried out everything for… Read More »

Weekly News / Hello, Baby Bear

Newsletter: This week, I shared a second set of exclusive PDF tutorials with my Paper Pumpkin customers.  Here’s a sneak peak of some of the amazing projects included in the tutorials.  They all feature the All About Everything bonus stamp set included in the April Paper Pumpkin kit. I send out these tutorials each month for free to all my Paper Pumpkin customers.  If you would like to receive them,… Read More »