It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas (at least in all the stores!). I refuse to do anything around my house until after Thanksgiving and even preferably into December. But I played with last week’s template challenge at

(My favorite place to hang-out by the way. There are great new announcements today so check it out!)

christmas-smiles-webThe journaling reads:

“The greatest part of Christmas giving is seeing the genuine expressions of pure joy on my kids faces as they open their presents. These smiles are a mom’s best present. As they get older what I want to remember about our Christmases together is not the gifts, not the tree, not the music, but the smiles of my children.”

Here’s where you can get the free template:

And all the stuff came from the new awesome collab kit at Oscraps: Parisian Holiday that you can get here:


Hey Carmela–is this what the holiday’s in Paris look like? I have to dream through you my Paris friend.