It's so wonderful to document daily moments and daily life for a change, and though this week was a very ordinary work/school week, we did have some highlights: I got myself my first iphone (!), Jared got my old ipod nano (!), Ryan in turn got a new sony walkman phone, but my laptop crashed and had to be sent to be fixed. :( No worries though I had everything backed up onto an external harddisk - a very good habit I must say!
And though strictly not within the one week period, today Ryan came home and told us his bus to school was involved in an accident this morning. The front of the bus was quite damaged but his seat belt held him safe. What a shock, and how thankful we are he is unscathed! Thank you Lord!
I had wanted to try this for a long time, so as part of my Week In Our Life pages, I will include a snapshot of what's going on with me by taking part and creating a page following the The Simple Woman's Daybook. The Daybook suggests a list of prompts that are lovely for journaling. I got the link from Nini from the lovely Suddenly Artistic blog (check our her fantastic wordarts).
Outside my window... it's a fine day with an amazing dusty red sunset
I am thinking... how we must live by faith and not by sight, how we must set the right example for Jared while we are waiting for results of his school applications and facing possible rejections
I am wearing... a grey dress for work and t-shirt and jean shorts now
I am creating... my Daybook scrapbook page!
I am going... to keep going to my fitness class workouts at least twice a week, I do enjoy them!
I am wondering... what Jared will be like as a angsty teenager, lol
I am reading... Beijing Walks (in planning for our next trip, hopefully end of this year)
I am hoping... dh will have God's clear answer where he is seeking Him
I am looking forward to... end of Jared's PSLE exams!
Around the house... we are happily playing with our new gadgets!
One of my favorite things... enjoying korean romantic comedies before bedtime with dh
And now into a layout!
A lovely way to record a list of the simple things and thoughts of our daily life isn't it? Now I'm pondering... if I can get my family to make such a daybook each themselves too, to add to our Week in the Life pages :)
I'm also excited to show you pages from my just completed shutterfly album! I had a coupon for a free 20 page 8X8 that I could not pass up, so I rushed out these photos of our very recent RAWA trip - in a black and white background, clean 'jagged edge' photo style that I was inspired to try. It came together quickly. I used only quotes as embellishments and put all my journalling on the first page! The templates are in the store.
The first page
Finally, here's a layout of the light saber birthday presents the boys received earlier this year - they had great battles with them - look at the pictures we got!
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