May 2012

New sketch designer position with Creative Scrappers!

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 25, 2012

Kristine at Creative Scrappers made the announcement last night: your votes helped me win the sketch designer position I was seeking! I’m so thrilled to have this new opportunity! So, for the next four months I will be creating one of the sketches for the Creative Scrappers design team and readers to use as inspiration! […]


Wanted: A few good votes

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 22, 2012

There are quite a lot of scrapbook sketch sites on the Web, and many of them offer very good sketches to inspire us and challenges to motivate us. But there are a special few that I hold in really high esteem. Creative Scrappers is one of those. In early May Creative Scrappers put out a […]


Feeding the budgies

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 11, 2012

In April Matt and I went to the Poteet Strawberry Festival, which advertises itself as one of the oldest, most popular events in Texas. It was a real surprise to us how big this event was! Honestly, it was a little too big (and hot and sweaty) for me to tell you it was awesome. […]


You know I read it in a magazine

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 7, 2012

Not only did my younger brother, Phil, and I start school in the same year, which led to us travelling through grade school and high school together as though we were twins, but also we elected to go to the same university for the same major! Yessir, we both packed up our things and went […]

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Warrior Dash 2012

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 6, 2012

Back in March Matt participated in his first obstacle/mud run, the Warrior Dash. It was a beautiful day, and we gathered with thousands of others in Splendora, Texas, for a 3.21-mile run peppered with 12 obstacles. While Matt did the hard work, I stood on the sidelines and shot photos of him with a telephoto […]