My scrapbook layouts

Drinking from the hose & free Silhouette cut file

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 11, 2014

I caught this cool moment on camera the other day in our back yard. I was out doing some watering, and when I walked back over to turn off the hose I saw this little lizard clinging to the side of it guzzling the water that was spilling down the side. This clever boy seems […]

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You’re a grand old flag

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 6, 2014

“You’re a Grand Old Flag” was written by George M. Cohan for his 1906 stage musical “George Washington, Jr.” The song was introduced to the public in the play’s first act on opening night, February 6, 1906, in New York’s Herald Square Theater. It was the first song from a musical to sell over a […]

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Sunset concert

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 30, 2014

One of the joys of summer is sitting out under the evening sky and being carried away by the gift of free music. Concerts in the park are such a sweet summer tradition! On a Sunday last June Matt and I packed up our lawn chairs and something to drink and headed to downtown Austin […]

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Anaheim picnic

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 22, 2014

My mom grew up in California, and her family continued to live there when she moved east for college (and then marriage and the rest of her life!). In the summer of 1968, when I would have been about 20 months and Phil 6 months, Mom took us to visit her family. In addition to […]

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My month in the Creative Scrappers birthday bash sketch contest

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 3, 2014

You may have noticed that I spent the month of May participating in the Creative Scrappers birthday bash sketch contest. I’ve always been inspired by the CS sketches, and I decided to use as many of them in May as I could. In fact, I submitted layouts for 6 of the 10 sketches—not bad! And […]

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