Making Memories

Reminds me of childhood memories

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on September 22, 2013

The eleventh sketch challenge has been posted at the SCRAP & MUSIC challenge blog! Head over to the site to grab the sketch and play along. This eleventh sketch came with the song “Sweet child o’ mine” by Guns N’ Roses. My layout My maternal grandparents lived in California, and because we lived in Ohio […]

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by Janice Daquila-Pardo on January 28, 2012

My brother, Phil, began his love for photography under the influence of our eighth-grade math teacher, Mr. Moore. As is still his style to this day, the eighth-grade Phil did many months of research (the old-fashioned, pre-Web kind of research) before finally purchasing his first SLR camera. He bought a Pentax ME Super from a […]


So grateful for rain

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 19, 2011

Blogtoberfest Day 19 The layout I’m sharing today is based on a sketch provided at sketch challenge site, Sketchy Thursdays. This challenge is open until Saturday, October 22nd, so you can still play along! In addition to following the provided sketch, we had to journal about what we’re thankful for and include at least five […]


The farmer’s market experience

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 17, 2011

Blogtoberfest Day 17 I created the layout below based on a sketch provided at the Pencil Lines blog because I wanted to spotlight these beautiful photos I took at our Austin Farmer’s Market this month. What is it about going to the farmer’s market on a Saturday morning? We have to get up early on […]


Blogtoberfest Day 5

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 5, 2011

Mrs. Daquila Today is World Teachers’ Day, and I want to celebrate the best teacher I’ve ever had—my mom. Mom has been a teacher since 1963—before she and Daddy were married in 1965—so countless students have called her “Mrs. Daquila” over the years. In those years she has taught students from four to 80 years […]

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