Just blog hopping and chatting on the phone this AM started me thinking about things I have learned from my wonderful, awesome friends. Sure, I had friends before scrapbooking but now that I am really a part of this crazy crafting community, I really feel like I have boatloads of friends! LOL I've always had one or two “friends” at a time and just a lot of acquaintances. Not any more! Getting older is good. Here are some of the things (not all) I have learned from some of my friends over the years:
Holly H – Remember to take time for yourself so you can give your best to family and friends the rest of the time.
Cindy — Take it easy and don't get too wound up over stuff (I leanred but rarely do it – hehe).
Trisha — Give everyone a chance and even second and third chances. Lord knows she has given me plenty.
Elena– Make it pretty and they will come–hehe. She sure knows how to throw a party and make people feel like they are a part of things.
Gloria – You can accomplish your dreams.
Cheryl M. – Stay calm under pressure.
PJ – You can never have too much paper or ribbon! LOL Laugh every day.
Laura – Saying thank you is important.
Nan – Make every moment in your life fun.
Stephanie – Remember God comes first.
Tiffany – Give people the benefit of the doubt.
Cheryl W – Speak softly and carry big scissors.
April – Wait a while and things will calm down
Maria – There is alot to be said for the power of relationships!
Tammy – Take time to spend with the kids – very important
Gina R – It's never too late to follow your dreams.
Geenah – You can be happy whatever your situation–just make a choice to be
Anne- Patience is key to dealing with any problem (or person)
Sherry – You can have a family AND be a world traveler!
If you weren't mentioned it doesn't mean anything except that I am in a hurry and trying to type really fast. I probabyl learned so much from you I can't articulate it in one sentence (and someof you above I learned alot from but just talked about one thing). You know, that whole getting old thing, my memory is going! LOL
I totally feel a layout coming on, however, I am supposed to prepping for my class that is in 5 hours –yikes! So until tomorrow…happy crafting!
12 thoughts on “Things I’ve Learned from My Friends…”
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you are so sweet.
I feel blessed to be counted as one of your friends! Friendships are best when you are older, you can appriciate them better.
I am glad I was in the list…but makes me come off as a wuss! LOL!!! But great post! Life is too short…live it and love it!
Hi Jennifer! I noticed that you have a different date posted on your blog than the Sracppin Table does on their store website for the 20 pages in a day class. Just wondering what the real date of the class is? Thanks, Nicole Cook
What a sweet post! Have fun at your class!!
super sweet….Thanks Jen…did I tell you I love your blog….LOL G
Wow, that definately gave me something to think about. I’m humbled to know that I am among those listed.
wow…this is wonderful!
This post was so darn sweet! I loved how you took time to mention the little things you remember or learned from each person and use them. So Cute and thoughtful!!!!
Wow Jennifer. What a sweet post. Thanks for sharing. What a sweet comment . . . ‘speak softly and carry big scissors’ . . . hearts are tender and should be handled with care and there are many special hearts that are involved in the crafting community and play with scissors. Some wonderful things here. Something I’ve learned from you . . . ‘giving does a heart good.’ Thank you for being you! You are special and I’m blessed to call you friend.
And I have learned tons and tons from you too!