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Our Philosophy

When it comes to figuring out what you are “good at” and what you aren’t – that wasn’t figured out until later on in life, but that is what rebuilding your life does to you, it makes you evaluate what is important, and what is NOT!  I am at the end of “rebuilding” my life – not everything made the cut…not everything was MEANT TO.

With Memories in Tyme, you won’t find our creations anywhere!  Everything we do is one of a kind – it is rather hard for me to create the same thing twice, even IF I use the same supplies on both projects!  I also know how to save money – I have lived the current economy since 2003 and learned a lot along the way, this I pass on to you both when you learn – and when you purchase a handmade creation from us!

Our Story

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I started creating handmade cards back in 1990my first project, was my daughter Terra’s birth announcements, made out of cardstock and a Disney stamp!  When I moved back home, my sister Debra showed me a scrapbook store and an instant love was formed (especially with all of these stamps I already had)!!!

It took a chance meeting with Lisa Bernson, founding editor for Creating Keepsakes magazine for me to take myself a bit more seriously – and back to school I went to learn more about graphic and web design!  I was on the Dean’s list and the President’s list – which in my old age, is VERY AWESOME!

Moving out of Utah, and being able to heal through other situations, has helped to create my little corner of the universe here!  From creating items for other people both digitally and paper, to classes to learn how to create your own, to being on design teams, you will find a bit of everything here!!!

Random Facts

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  1. I have 3 kid in which has watched me endure things I never should have had to…just married in to.  That made it so they don’t really want children until they are ready……and with the RIGHT PERSON.  1 of mine don’t want kids at all!
  2. I have 2 cats in which are our “fur babies”, that have been with us moving across 4 state lines!
  3. We just lost our mom cat Tygress the beginning of the year 2018, so we “HAD 3” cats!  After 17.5 years of being in our lives, she is gone.  I still am sad and can’t believe she isn’t with us anymore!
  4. I love watching soap operas – LOL but can’t stand living in the middle of one!  I hate drama queens and those that cause drama in others’ lives – soaps are one thing, but try living IN REAL LIFE one for over 18 years.
  5. I love watching HGTV – and hope to flip a house in my lifetime with my family, or at the least find a place I can fix up for myself and my family!!!
  6. I recently started a bucket list – my first item was sunset at Lake Tahoe (sharing with you here at the top of the page) – beautiful place!!  Totally God’s best kept secret for sure!
  7. I do not live close to my family and am not “close to” my family either.  The close part for MY side is coming SLOWLY – one has to learn forgiveness and love before one can have anything to do with “some” people!

    Bear
  8. I LOVE to read, boy do I love to read!  As long as it is helpful, interesting, gets me away from my current situation for 5 minutes, I love to read it!  I also used to do book reviews for a web site, and LOVED getting free books!
  9. I am just learning how to coupon and save money!  You can really save a lot of money if you put your mind to it!!!
  10. I procrastinate like you would not believe!!!  Boy do I procrastinate!  Nothing like flying by the seat of your pants when you create – THAT IS ME!
  11. Life has thrown me a LOT of curve balls – but I refuse to let them bring me down!  The funniest part on that subject, is those in my past that has not quite learned you can’t bring me down with a comment (wink, wink)!!!!
  12. Going back to school when you are older in life – is a really hard thing to do… when you get on the Dean’s and President’s list at that old age, it is very accomplishing!!
  13. I have always been a dork!  I don’t really care either – I am who I am, and people’s opinions aren’t really necessary to me!  My journey in life is with ME – my Higher Power who created me – my husband – my children, not with “mankind”.
  14. I just got my first smart phone 2 years ago!  I love it, but love my tablet more!
  15. I have no fashion style and am way more comfortable being at home and in sweats than anything!!!  I honestly could care less what people think of my “fashion style”, my “looks”, and how “beautiful” I am or am not!
  16. Chocolate and Pepsi and I are best of friends!  See #18 LOL!
  17. I love making baked goods – but hate cooking dinner!!  Thank God I met my husband or I would have starved to death by now LOL!
  18. I was diagnosed with Crohns disease in 2008 and it changed my life in some ways – but NOT in others (see #16).
  19. I am on the Creative Paperclay Design Team and have been for 5 years now!
  20. I love to recycle things people would normally throw away – boxes into storage containers, can’s into gifts – bottles into Snowmen – jars into storage – boxes into mini albums…..I just love to recycle!
  21. I love building my family tree, even though I don’t know family much!  I think everyone should build their tree and have their DNA ran from a reputable company.  You can’t claim “I’m not the father” when you are GENETICALLY matched to someone (wink, wink)!

    Hank
  22. Sometimes broken people can’t be fixed, no matter how hard you try TO fix them.  Sometimes you need to look back, in order to move forward in life…  I have also learned – life goes on!  You might not want it to, but life goes on!
  23. When my niece died in 2014, that one event changed the very part of who I am today.  I still don’t know how to deal with the fact she is gone and I won’t talk to her EVER again.  People take life for granted – like they are going to be there the next time you want them “in your life”, but they might not be…  Sad frankly.
  24. I am 5 years younger than my older sibling…  My mom had 2 families you might say!
  25. Your past decisions you make in life does not define who you are – it MAKES you who you are today.  If you JUDGE another based on ONE person’s word, now THAT defines WHO YOU ARE.  Life sometimes brings you people that can help you to grow as an individual…..and that is not always for the GOOD.
  26. I have learned the lengths people can go to, in order to get what they want in life.  They will mow you over with a lie so fast your head will spin, and it will take you years to recover from the “effect’s” of the talk.
  27. 3 things can’t be hidden for long – the sun, the moon, and the truth!
  28. I love to create!!!!!!  I really enjoy donating the cards that I create to my church, and seeing the looks on people’s faces when they get a handmade card made by me!!
  29. A woman knows a child is hers, they are inside OUR bodies…  But what does a man have that child WE carry – is theirs?  Our word ONLY – and we get “pissed off” when a man asks for a DNA test?  Try taking phone calls when you have to tell the person they are not who they thought they were.  Try living it.
  30. I can’t put on here what I really want to – about relationships we have, because those in my husbands past, can’t stand it.  All they do is stalk things here – and then turn around and act like little babies.  They can’t do the whole 2 sides to a story thing, they stalk and see what I write on here…..stalker assholes on a power trip who helped mother of the year and then comes after me for the relationships we have….they then treat those people like crap because of us.  SAYS MORE ABOUT THEM THAN ME FRANKLY……….
  31. People do not realize how bad a man can be after never getting the truth……..  People don’t realize what a jackass someone can be dealing with a WHORE ON A POWER TRIP, HER CHILDREN, AND HER FOLLOWERS……. People don’t see what the affects of what he goes through down the line.  People don’t realize the comments – the bullshit – oh they come on here and “read” what I write, well read this one ex-from hell….  Your affects on me personally are done.  I didn’t commit fraud – I can leave him in a heartbeat and never look back at any of “this” again.  I don’t have to accept adults lying about me – talking crap about me when they don’t live with me or even “know me”.
  32. Paternity and Extrinsic fraud are REAL – they can and will be proved in a court of law, or to the government somehow down the line……and those that helped – will pay the price, instead of the innocent people…