Monday, August 3, 2009

Jocelyn & Peggy

We asked Jocelyn to join us for a few months and do the next 3 prompts with us and this is her layout for our Taking Stock prompt {prompt 9}.

I always enjoy Jocelyn's candor and this layout is no exception. And look at that gorgeous picture of her!

Thanks Jocelyn!

Peggy is joining us as well for awhile and this is her take on Taking Stock. Take a look at this cooool detail! Peggy sent some instructions with this so I will be posting those at a later date or you can visit her blog from some more details {click on her name}.

Journaling left page:
When I think about where I am at this point in my life, I can only come to the conclusion that I have everything I have ever wanted ... My family. Although in my childhood dreams I definitely was a mom, but never a SAHM, I now can't imagine nor ever wish for another life. Maybe this fact, the fact that I'm a SAHM, is the reason that I still have so many plans for our house, our home, the place where I am at most of my time. Nothing in my house is 100% the way I want it to be. Still, I wouldn't want to live anywhere else, I love my home and my life in it. But then, sometimes from one minute to the other, I get frustrated because the bathroom isn't big enough, or the electricity is playing up again... How can a person go from intense happiness to utter dissatisfaction in just a moment's time? But then I turn on the TV and watch a documentary about homeless people, or poor people in Africa or other poor countries, and I am reminded once again, for a minute anyway, how good life has been to me. Still, I don't think it's so unusual for a person to want more, I think we all do from time to time, it's in our nature. What would we be without our dreams, without goals in our lives?

Journaling right page:
Yes, 3 different kind of bricks. The exterior of our home definitely leaves room for improvement. However, this ugly exterior houses a safe haven for our family. It's our own cozy little place, where we are building our own happy memories. Our bathroom ("the little white room") definitely could do with a make-over... but ... it provides us with everything we need: water, just by turning the tap ... what a luxury! Yes, there are way to many weeds in our garden, and we so need to replace our fences. But, when our kids are playing here, and the garden is filled with laughter, this garden feels like paradise!



Lisa T. Howard said...

Great job with the prompt ladies! So glad you are here with us!!!

Peggy said...

Thanks Lisa!!! I'm glad you liked it. Hey Jocelyn my sweet friend, I like the company I'm in here! Your LO is gorgeous!
xxx Peggy

ellen s. said...

just love these! but you know that already ;)

jacque4u2c said...

Great job ladies! Congrats you really rocked this out!

Lorry said...

Jocelyn, I love that layout! You continually inspire me.

D Hawk said...

Wow, this is really good work! I love it!