CJMeyer Adventures

Collecting & Designing Beautiful Memories

Author: Candice

  • Guest Posting at Eighteen25!

    Guest Posting at Eighteen25!

    Have you heard of Eighteen 25’s Spooktacular September?  These lovely ladies are featuring fun Halloween craft ideas from other bloggers every day this month.  I am honored that they shared my idea for Halloween Treat Bags today!  Head over to Eighteen25 to see what I made with this fun spider embellishment and craft paper!

  • Halloween Cards at Checkered Cottage

    Halloween Cards at Checkered Cottage

    I am so excited to be joining the Checkered Cottage team of teachers.  This charming paper crafting store sells a variety of beautiful papers, embellishments, exclusive card design templates, and stencils.  They have a dynamite schedule of Fall classes right now.  Here is my take on Halloween… Introducing a Haunted Trio of Designs: Class participants…

  • Baby Bump Update: Week 17

    Baby Bump Update: Week 17

    Time: September 4th-10th Developmental Milestones:  Baby’s ears are developing so he or she is able to hear our voices!  Tiny fingerprints have also formed. Symptoms:  Feeling great except my sleeping patterns have really been affected the past couple of weeks.  I don’t remember the last time I’ve actually slept through the night!  Lately, my lower…

  • Baby Bump Update: Week 14

    Baby Bump Update: Week 14

    Time: August 14th-20th Developmental Milestones: Baby’s nose, lips, and taste buds are forming at this point! Symptoms:  Less nausea! So excited to have some energy back too! Cravings: I absolutely love the Izze Sparkling Juice line. I gave up drinking Diet Coke when I found out I was pregnant… a shocking decision for those that…

  • August 2012 Trip to Wisconsin

    August 2012 Trip to Wisconsin

    James and I traveled to Wisconsin for a family reunion the first weekend in August.  Our weekend highlights included: A reprieve from the scorching temps of our hometown!  The weather was absolutely delightful.  I might have mentioned to James at least once (or twice or three times!): “So, can we get a house up here…

  • Happy Anniversary to J’s Parents!

    Happy Anniversary to J’s Parents!

    This August, my in-laws celebrated a special milestone: their 40th anniversary! Here is the handmade anniversary card we sent them to mark the occasion: This card was made using Memory Box’s La Rue Heart and some basic heart punches on a red background. Did you know that Ruby is the gem of 40 years? I…

  • Baby Bump Update: Week 12

    Baby Bump Update: Week 12

    Time: July 31st- August 6th Developmental Milestones: All major organ systems are in place!  Baby is working on reflexes right now. Symptoms: All day nausea, fatigue, and heartburn are still constant companions. Cravings: Nothing specific. Cheesecake, though, seems to be the first thing that pops into my head when thinking about a dessert! Highlights:  James…

  • Joining The Dating Divas!

    Joining The Dating Divas!

    This July, I had the opportunity to join a talented group of women dedicated to strengthening marriage.  The Dating Divas website features creative ideas for date nights, quick and easy romance, free printables, and DIY crafts.  I am blown away by not only their fantastic ideas, but also their passion for helping couples keep the…

  • Hello, Baby!…A Glimpse into My Pregnancy Journal

    Hello, Baby!…A Glimpse into My Pregnancy Journal

    I’ve started writing letters to the Baby during this journey in a pregnancy journal. Here’s a glimpse into what I wrote about this picture of 9-week old sweetheart! Hello Baby! We met your new doctor today (7/13/2012). You managed to scare the heck out of us at the beginning of the appointment- the doctor couldn’t…

  • Coming Soon…Our Pregnancy Announcement Card

    Coming Soon…Our Pregnancy Announcement Card

    James and I will welcome a new addition to the family next February.  We are absolutely thrilled and excited to share updates on our new journey.  To share the big news with family and friends, we created this pregnancy announcement card… complete with our two other baby shih-tzu’s: Lexi and Aston. *This photo was inspired…