Snickerdoodle Dreams

Dare to Dream, Dare to Believe, Dare to Create!

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Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

I grew up in Punxsutawney, PA (home of the groundhog) and married out of high school. Lived in Maine for 7 years and now in Virginia for 7. I have 3 wonderful boys and life couldn't be better!

Friday, June 02, 2006

Radio Show Now LIVE!

Join us one and all for our very first digital scrapbooking radio show! We've got the great Rhonna Farrer with us....... you won't want to miss our fun conversation! PLUS, she brought with her an out of this world mini kit, titled {Rockstar}!

We are also holding our first contest in honor of her kit, called "Be A Rockstar". To enter the contest, simply download the Rockstar mini kit, create a layout using previous July 4th outing photos and submit them to us. You have until July 1 to submit and Rhonna will help us choose a winner! How fun!!

We also have a great article by the one and only Alicia Bull entitled "The Art of Buying Tech Savvy Goodies Guilt Free". You won't want to miss that!!

Join us each week as we publish a new show on Wednesdays to help you get through your digi scrappin week. There are 3 ways you can stay in touch with us! Subscribe to our newsletter, subscribe to our calendar of events or subscribe to our RSS Feed.

Monday, May 22, 2006

Take advantage of our Memorial Day week long sale!

Friday, May 19, 2006

On another note ................

TGIF!!!!!! I am so glad it's Friday!! Is that horrible or what? My weeks are just flying by, which is sometimes a good thing, sometimes a bad thing. I sometimes feel like life is passing me by and I'm just standing still there watching the events of my life come and go and I don't really get to ENJOY them as much as I want to. Does anyone else feel that way?

Well, on another note, we have less than 2 weeks until the first airing of our DiSc Talk Radio shows!! I'm soooo excited about it, I can hardly wait!! We're adding a fun area of the site where we'll post silly Q&As from our interviewees....... things like What's your favorite color?...... stuff like that. You know, things you might want to know about your favorite digi "celebs" but you normally wouldn't find out about because you're not part of their inner circle.

Let's see...... what else do we have going on?

We will have a one week Memorial Day sale going on next week as Scrappy Doodle Kits. Not quit sure what the sale will be.......... but it's sure to be a doozy!!!

Well, I hope everyone has a fun and safe Friday! Not sure what I'll be doing, but I'm sure it will be both fun and safe Ü

New Kits @ SDK

My new Sweet Pea kit is a fun, colorful kit with lots of room for your imagination. Great colors, word doodles and fun frames make this kit a hit!

It includes Ten 12x12 papers, Alpha uppercase, lowercase and numbers, 1 silver brad, 1 silver eyelet, 1 silver clasp, 3 bubble brads, 3 round tags, 1 string of beads, 2 journaling chipboards, 5 ribbons, 2 stamps, 4 flower stickers, 1 edging, 1 overlay and 3 word art.

Learn More Here

We also have Carla Gibson's AWESOME Mega Kit... the spectacular designs held in this kit are phenominal! The amazing talents of Carla shine through with each detail of days gone by! There are 164 pieces in this kit!

It includes 26 lower case letters, 26 upper case letters, 1 abr brush, 10 numbers, 14 symbols, 12 papers, 75 elements/twill words/stamps

Learn More Here

Saturday, May 13, 2006

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day everyone! I wanted to share what I just finished creating for my grandmother. As you might know, my grandfather passed away exactly 1 month ago today and I tried to think of a gift for my grandmother that would bring a smile to her face. What better way to do that than through photos! Bringing back good memories always does the trick.

So, I bought a 4x4 turquoise accordian album by All My Memories and I also purchased the Flea Market Chic Album designs by Shabby Princess with the 6x6 premade pages ~ coordinated perfectly!

I inserted my pictures that I wanted to use into the pages, printed them and cut out. It was very simple to do and I know my grandmother will enjoy it! Check it out.

Check out the pages I created with SB's beautiful papers!

Friday, May 12, 2006

Another week.......

Another week has come and gone! Lots was accomplished, but yet lots to still do.

First off, the DiSc Talk Radio grand opening chat event was a big hit on Wed. We had a ton of fun and got to meet some new people! If you missed the chat, don't worry, we're planning on having one at least every month, with lots of specials, games and prizes. Also, the first designer to be on our show is Rhonna Farrer!!!! HORRAY!!! I'm so excited to get the radio show off the ground and out into your desktop! So thrilling!!!!

Also, on another note, we've received notice that the PCCrafts Convention dates have been changed. Below is a letter from Elissa regarding why and when the new dates are:

Many of you have heard that I have a house fire in March. We are
still not in our home and this seems like it is going to be a bit
before I get to return to my house with the girls.
Due to this I have decided to move the dates of the convention to
the Spring of 2007. This will give us MORE time to prepare a BIGGER
and BETTER convention!
Please do not be disappointed! We WILL be having the convention….
Just a few months later then planed.
Please stay on this list and post to your friends, chat boards and
email groups that the PCCRAFTS CONVNETION is ON!! And WILL be having
our convention just changing the dates. LOCATION will stay the same.
I will be listing the NEW dates Mother's Day Weekend.
Registration will begin July 1st.
AGAIN if you are interested in teaching or helping plan this event
in any way please email me at
I do have a list of helpers and teachers…. STAY POSTED !!!! I will
be emailing you over the weekend to firm up plans.
Again thanks for your support in this event!
I look forward to meeting will all of you.
Elissa Darrow-Eystad

On a side note, I ran across these photos early this morning and wanted to share them with you. These were taken last spring when my good friend David and I went to Washington DC for the day. It was peak season for these Cherry Blossom trees and it was during the Cherry Blossom festival. There were so many people there and the trees were just magnificent. It was a beautiful day that day as well and we walked around to all the monuments and went through an art museum which was amazing in itself.

Anyways, my upcoming kit, Sweet Pea reminds me of the beauty of these trees.

Friday, May 05, 2006

Welcome our CTM Additions!

Thursday, May 04, 2006

Who will be interviewed?? Good question!

Would you like to find out who will be interviewed first and what our first show will be about? Make sure you make it over to DiSc Talk Radio on Wed May 10th at 10PM EST! We'll have games, prizes and lots of fun!

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

That 70s Thang Doodle Challenge

Monday, May 01, 2006

DiSc Talk Radio is now here!!!

HORRAY! Come help us celebrate the grande opening of our new site and awesome service, Digital Scrapbooking talk radio, better known as DiSc Talk Radio!

Wed. 5/10/06 at 10PM EST at the DiSc Talk Radio digital scrapbooking chat room.

In the meantime, browse our website to learn what we're all about. Sign our guestbook and receive the unpublished Sweet Pea paper sampler FREE!

Friday, April 28, 2006

Paying attention

I never really paid attention to yellow roses before, but I have to say that I love my yellow rose bush on the side of my house. I planted it two years ago after putting the lattice work up for privacy on our front porch and it has grown so beautifully since then. And I'm very proud of myself, cause I don't have a green thumb! So if you don't have a green thumb either, I would highly recommend getting rose bushes, because they are VERY low maintenance Ü

On a side note, I have a very exciting announcement that I'll make in just a little bit. You won't want to miss it!

Plus, the DSD May Mega Kit is a HUMUNGOUS kit that you'll surely not want to miss! It has such great colors and fantastic designs by all of the very creative designers at DSD. Be sure to download yours on May 1st! You can view my portion of it below.

A little blonde humor

Thought this was cute, so I wanted to share it with you!

Cough syrup

The pharmacist walks into the store to find a guy leaning heavily against a wall. He asks the blonde clerk "What's with that guy over there by the wall?"

The blonde clerk responds: "Well, he came in here this morning to get something for his cough. I couldn't find the cough syrup, so I gave him an entire bottle of laxative."

The pharmacist yells: "You idiot! You can't treat a cough with a laxative!"

The blonde clerk responds, "Of course you can! Look at him, he's afraid to cough