• Fitness,  Uncategorized

    Getting Fit with the Fitbit Activity Tracker

    How many times have you started a diet?  I’d say I have tried close to a million times, usually about 5 minutes after I ate something monumentally too full of calories.  The modify or limit the food approach has never been a scorching success for me.  So I got to thinking about the best cheap elliptical trainer and fitness aspect more and as I look back on things that really has been sort of successful. Along with the fitbit I found some great weight loss tips on skycube.org. A few years ago I took a job outside of the house which required me to pound the pavement doing public relations.  Without consciously…

  • Cutting Files,  Uncategorized

    The Best Places to Find Cutting Files

    50 Awesome places to get the cutting files you need for your next project. (if your site isn’t on the list leave a comment below and will get it there) The Cutting Cafe SVG Cuts Lettering Delights Scrappy Dew My Grafico Penny Duncan Adams Acres Crea8ive Cutz My Scrap Chick SVG Cutting Files Paper Crafting World Cafexpressions Digital Delights Lori Whitlock Creative Kuts The Digi Chick Jessica Sprague Scraptastical Kreations Bird’s Cards Treasure Box Designs Under a Cherry Tree Kadoodle Bug Designs Clever Some Day Little Scraps of Heaven Monica’s Creative Room Quilling Patch Free SVG’s The Cutting Files Forever Memories Okieladybug’s Scrap N’More Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbon Stinkin Cute…

  • Books,  Uncategorized

    Book Review Sophie Littlefield’s “Bad Day for a Scandal”

    I took a walk through the library the other day and the cover of Sophie Littlefield’s book, “Bad Day for a Scandal,” caught my eye.  I didn’t even open the dust jacket to peruse the the preface, just snatched the book off the shelf, checked it out and tossed it  in my purse/suitcase/survival kit. I have to say this book is a delight especially for those who have a little redneck in us.  So many times authors write about small town or rural living and completely blow it.  Sophie hits it right on the head.  Every small town I have ever lived in and I mean small, population 784 people…

  • Uncategorized

    Mother’s Day Card and Layout

    I get to sponor the MTC challenge. For the challenge I created the following file set for Mother’s Day.  MTC forum members use your coupon code to get this file for free.  Just add the file to your cart and use the coupon code at check out.  If your check out total is $0 please use the manual check out option. [wp_eStore_fancy2 id=63] During my MTC Challenge sponsorship week I am offering a 50% discount on your entire purchase from the Adams Acres Store.  Use MTCMAY2012 in the coupon code field when you check out to receive your discount.

  • Pop Culture

    Get “Caffeinated”

    Do you love a little perk up in the morning Caffeinated does.  She fuels up cup after cup and then finds herself with a small hair problem.  Use caffeinated and all her favorite things in your project today.  This file includes Titles:  Perk Up, small Love You a Latte, Large Love You a Latte, Oh Beans and Coffee Break Items:  Heart cups, coffee cup, coffee break table and of course Caffeinated herself. Use this file also includes black and white digi stamps, full color print and cut images and of course cutting files. In your design set receive the following file formats: *DXF *PDF *SCUT *MTC *SVG *JPEG *PNG

  • Chalk,  Stamping,  Wedding

    Just Married

    I made this for an adorable friend of mine.  I’m wishing her all the best in her new marriage. Here’s the recipe Just Married File from Creative Kuts Bling for the taillights and caption chalk (I stamped the hearts on the moon and pounced them with chalk to add some dimension.) Ink Cuttlebug Emobssing folder  

  • Uncategorized

    Blog Hop Winner

    Thank you to everyone who hopped along yesterday during Janet’s Birthday Blog Hop.  I promised there would be a winner of a $10 gift certificate to Adams Acres Store. The winner is …… Jacqui ….. Jacqui I am messaging you on Facebook.  Thank you for sharing the word about Adams Acres on Facebook with your friend.  

  • Uncategorized

    Janet’s Birthday Blog Hop!!!

    Happy Birthday to Janet, Happy Birthday to Janet! Share this on blog hop Facebook for a chance to win $10 gift certificate from Adams Acres Store.  My project is a sweet little elephant with a bit of a dark side.  I have the perfect recipient for this card.  I hope you enjoy it. Here’s his/her sweet side … and the dark side   I used simple card stock,  edged with ink and chalk, a little ribbon for extra umf.  The file is from my collection in digi stamp, print and cut and cutting file formats.  The file will be available for free during the blog hop on April 14th, 2012. [wp_eStore_fancy2…

  • Chalk,  Digi Stamp,  DXF,  Flowers,  MTC,  PDF,  Ribbon,  Scut Files,  SVG Files,  Uncategorized

    Free File Friday: Forget Me Not

    I love flowers.  They are one of my favorite subject to work with when creating files.  Today’s File ties a flower with a seniment, “Forget Me Not.”  Today I want to show you 3 ways to work with the Forget Me Not file. Cut the SVG, MTC, SCUT, PDF, or DXF. Use it as a digi stamp and color with your favorite pencils, markers or chalks. Or print and cut it for a quick and easy project. Today file will be availalbe for free until Midnight April 15th, 2012. [wp_eStore_fancy2 id=60] [wp_eStore_latest_products number=6 style=3]