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Just Breathe.

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This week's Diva Challenge was to choose a word for the year. Laura (The Diva her own self, doncha know) chose the word 'Open'. And then tangle around it. 

I pondered what my word should be. What do I aspire to in 2014?  How do I boil  'For-The-Love-Of-God-Woman-Calm-Down-Relax-Let-It-Go-Let-It-Be-It-Is-What-It-Is-Take-A-Moment-To-Look-Around-You-And-Enjoy-Your-Blessings-And-Be-Present'  into one word? Then it came to me. Breathe.  Just...breathe. 
It's the most basic instruction of our existence, both physically and emotionally. Just breathe. You are enough. You are all you need to get through whatever trial is going on. Just be quiet, center yourself and breathe.  
Thanks so much for this week's insightful challenge, Laura!

Happy New Year

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Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great Christmas. I did. My Mum came out for a couple of weeks to spend the holidays with us. It was a great visit with lots of rest and relaxation on order! Sure is quiet around these parts without her.
I'm back in the saddle as far as the Diva Challenges go. Her first challenge was to use the Happy New year theme. Ta Da. I know...the color kind of freaks me out as well but the New Year is a festive time, no?

I did another design first which I didn't like so I didn't post it. That's new for me to since I promised to post my first challenge attempt. My new New Year's Resolution is not to make those kind of promises! I'm going through a rebellious devil-may-care phase in my life right now!
I also did my first Ben Kwok template.  Ben is a sweet guy who makes animal templates that are broken down into a grid of segments that you can tangle in. It felt kind of like coloring for grown ups.  I did Mr. Squirrel here last weekend a…