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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Hi! I'm Lisa, or Scrapadoodler on my scrapbooking sites. I am married and have two beautiful little girls ages 9 and 4. I am a believer in Jesus - a child of the King. I love CHRISTMAS, photography, scrapbooking, trash to treasure home decor, and anything crafty! I also have a new love of cleaning and organizing. I have a growing collection of snowmen and I just LOVE Christmas! I hope you enjoy my blog....sit down, grab a cup of coffee, and spend a little time with me! God bless you today!

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year's Eve!!!

I can hardly believe that this year is just about over, and 2012 is about to begin!
It's been a pretty good year for our family and we are in for alot of changes in the new year. We are still waiting for our house in NY to sell, we are renting right a place now in Northeastern Pa., and we are hoping to purchase a new home by the end of the new year.

I am also hoping to do a bit more scrapbooking in the new year! One way to help me with this is going to be the super fun Sketch-A-Thon that Scrap-Friendzy is having from January 1 - 31! If you are looking for some inspiration to start off the new year right, then look no further! Scrap-Friendzy is a friendly place and filled with tons of inspiration!

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and I hope that your new year is filled with many blessings!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

November 1!!

Wow, it's November 1 already! Can you believe it? Thanksgiving will soon be here and then Christmas! Wow!! I sooooo love this time of year......I guess it's time to start cranking that Christmas music! lol!! I'll have to try to find some good Christmas movies on netflix to watch too!

Normally I am really really excited to decorate everything, but this year is a little bit different. We are trying to sell our house and hoping to move to Pennsylvania soon! I don't want to get the house all decorated just to have to take it all back down again. I'd rather wait til we get our new house and get THAT all decorated up and celebrate there.........even if it is after the Holidays.......I think it would make it all the more special! I don't know, what do you think?

Hopefully our house will sell very soon.....I know the Lord has something wonderful in store for our family and I am very excited to see what it is that He has for us! I am ready to move and ready for whatever comes along on this new adventure. I know that God has everything, EVERYTHING, in His control......I just need to leave it with Him and not worry, but.......my human nature does the worry thing a little too well unfortunately. I would appreciate any and all prayers that our house will sell quickly and that we can celebrate the upcoming holidays in a new house to help make that house our new HOME!

Well, that's about it for tonight.
God bless you with Peace and Comfort!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Scrap It to Win It!!

Over at My Scraps & More , they are having a great contest this month called "Scrap it to Win it!" They are having a new sketch and challenge each day for the entire month........many raks and prizes will be given away as well! Please give this site a few minutes and at least check it out! You'll be so glad you did! It's going on all month, so you can pop in when you get time! If you do, let them know that Lisa (scrapadoodler) sent you!

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

We are Moving!!!!!!!

Yes folks, you heard that right.......my family is moving! Not toooo far away, but far enough!! This has been in the process since the beginning of this year, in January........at first, we thought we were going to move in March, and then things happened and we didn't move...........this time, things are working out for us to move. Right now, we are in a small village just south of Buffalo, NY......we are going to be moving to Pa.! It's going to be a BIG change, but we believe that's where the Lord is calling us at this time in our life. God will see us through! Our oldest daughter will need the most help to make this transition I think........moving to a new house, new school, trying to make new friends.....it's going to be tough on her. Our youngest daughter doesn't really understand yet what's happening......she is only 3. Hubby is sooooo excited to start a new job doing something he really and truly loves! I am also somewhat excited to start this new adventure......I say somewhat because I am going to miss this house that we have called our home for TEN years!!! (well, with the exception of living in NC for 3 months back in '07!) When you've lived someplace for THAT long, raised your children in this home, made sooooo many memories in this home, had bbq's, parties, nieces and nephews spending the night, cooked so many meals, baked cookies and other yummy desserts........it's bound to be tough to leave it and call someplace else home, but, this is JUST a house, right? We can make another house a HOME and fill it with good memories also. Our next home will be filled with love and laughter also, just like this one. I will miss our church first and foremost, our community, and our family.......but, thank goodness we will still be close enough to travel back to see family if want to on the spur of the moment! (We are only going to be a couple of hours away!, sooo, not tooooo bad!)

This all actually just took place yesterday for us.......hubby accepted the job then. Now comes all the fun stuff......selling the house, making phone calls, packing and unpacking, finding a place to live down there, and all sorts of FUN things, lol!! We are also not sure if hubby is going down before us, or if all of us will be able to go at once.....please keep our situation in prayer!! Thanks!

What I'm thinking of doing is posting pics on my progress of moving and other such things that go on during this process. We'll see how far I get with that! Just wanted to let ya'all know what was going on, so if I am NOT around for awhile, you'll know what happened to me!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Week 3 Sassy Sketch Reveal!!!!!

Here is this month's FABULOUS sketch, done by the Amazing Cherie Averill over at Sassy Lil' Sketches!

and here is what I did with it! It was such the PERFECT sketch for my photos! I just LOOOVED working with it!!

If you'd like to make a page using this sketch, I'd love to see it!! After you get it made, upload it via Mr. Linky at Sassy Lil' Sketches Blog and go HERE for the rules!

Layouts must be uploaded by October 5th, 11:59 P.M. EST to be eligible for the September random prize drawing*.

Thank you so much to out September Sponsors!

Layout Paper Sponsor:
Authentique Paper

Layout Digi Sponsor:
Digi Doodle Shop

Thank you for visiting, and if you ever stop by Sassy Lil' Sketches, please let them know I sent you!!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Another year older!

I can't believe I am another year older today.............sheesh, where does the time go to?? I still FEEL like I am in my 20's and I've even been told that I LOOK like I am in my 20's.......soooooo, my question is, why can't we STAY that age that we like? lolol!! I'm just teasing! I thank my Lord that I am alive and well, and that He has graced me with another birthday and another well spent year with my family! I have sooooooo much to be thankful for and I just thank my Lord Jesus for all the many blessings that He has bestowed on me!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

It's Been Awhile!

It's been awhile since I last posted, but boy have I been busy!! I recently started a little photography business, which is coming along slow but sure.....I've been editing tons of pictures and having alot of fun with the families and other clients. I haven't been able to scrap as much as I want, so I am going to have to learn some time management I think, lol, so as I can have my scrappy time!! My new business is on Facebook at Lisa M Rounds (LMR Photography) Please take a minute and check it out, I'd love for you to come and visit me there also!

Well, yesterday and today have been very busy and productive days for me......I'm getting ALOT accomplished around the house, even with a three year old running around too! I am thankful that my other dd Julie is back in school......can't believe that she is in 3rd grade already! WOW!! I hope and pray that she has a wonderful year! Here is a picture of her in her new outfits!

Thanks for visiting and I hope you come back now, ya hear!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Sassy Lil' Sketches DT Reveal

Well, it's that time again........time for a look at what our Sassy Lil' Sketches Design Team has done with another one of the fabulous sketches! If you'd like to check out the other dt layouts, please look HERE! I had alot of fun with this one! Here is my take on it!

and here is the sketch!

We'd love to see what you can do with this sketch! How creative can you be?
Layouts must be uploaded below by September 5th, 11:59 P.M. EST to be eligible for the August random prize drawing*.

Specific Sassy Lil' Sketches prize & participation rules can be found on our
Sassy Lil' Sketches "Rules" page.

Thanks so much to out sponsors!
Paper sponsor:
Apron Strings Designs

Digi Sponsor:
Sassy Studio Designs

Sunday, August 14, 2011

The Day After Rachel's 3rd birthday party.........

The big birthday celebration for Rachel! Well, it wasn't all that big of a party, but most of the family was here.....we really missed the others that weren't able to show up, but we know they were here in spirit! Rachel had such a fun time with her cousins. We got her a Curious George cake because she has been watching "Curious George 2: Follow that Monkey" sooo much lately.....I just thought it would be appropiate for her, lol! Here is a picture of her cake!

We also had cookies and cream ice cream with the cake....YUM!! For dinner though, I had made bbq pulled pork in the crockpot, macaroni salad, and beans.......yummy!! LOVE birthdays and "food" get togethers, lol! Here is a picture of Rachel for her 3rd birthday celebration!

and here are some other fun pics we took!

Rachel, Grammy and Cousin Keirsten

Cousins: Gauge and Isabella, and Daddy!

Here are a couple group shot of MOST of grammy's grandkids!

I think fun was had by all!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

A Sunny August Saturday!

What a beautiful day today!
I can't believe that my littlest girl has turned 3 already! Boy, my two girls are growing up so quickly right in front of me! Tonight we are having a celebration for our littlest girl Rachel with the fam.........should be a fun time! It's supposed to rain later on tonight, so I'm hoping the rain will hold off until we are done with her party! Here is my pretty little girl with one of her serious looks, lol!

and here she is with her older sister.......I'm sooooo happy that they love each other so much!

Well, off to finish getting things ready for the celebration tonight! Hopefully I'll have some awesome pics to share later! Have a wonderful weekend!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Sassy Lil' Sketches DT Reveal for July 21, 2011

OK folks, this sketch is absolutely AMAAAAAAAAZING!!! I had so much fun with it! I hope you can tell?! This July sketch really ROCKS!! Here is the gorgeous sketch that Cherie made for us! Isn't it awesome?!!

and here is my take on it! I tipped it sideways so that I could use my vertical photos and I think it turned out rather well! Yay me!!! LOL!!

If you would like to check out the gorgeous sketches that Cherie designs, please get more info here at Sassy Lil' Sketches Blog! I think you'll be glad that you came! Please tell them that Lisa (scrapadoodler) sent you! Have a wonderful day!

Sassy Lil' Sketches Layout July Sponsors:
Paper Sponsor:

The lucky winner will receive a full kit from Tally Scrapper!

Tally Scrapper is having a STOREWIDE sale with 15% off everything with code BIGJULYSALE and all previous kits are 21.00! Stop by and check it out!

Digital Sponsor:

Layouts must be uploaded below by August 5th, 11:59 P.M. EST to be eligible for the July random prize drawing*.

Specific rules for both Sassy Lil' Sketches site can be found on our Sassy Lil' Sketches "Rules" page.

*The paper prize is available to U.S. residents only
*The digital prize is open to both U.S. and international residents.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

New Design Team at Sassy Lil' Sketches Announced!!!

Design Team Announcement!
We are so excited to announce our new Sassies, but before we do we would like to just let in on a few of the changes you will be seeing on both Sassy Lil' Sketches blogs. Starting in August, we will be revealing new Sassy Lil' Sketches on Tuesdays and Sassy Lil' Card Sketches on Thursday. "Switch it Up" Saturday will premiere on Sassy Lil' Sketches in August, too!

A few of our Sassies are not returning this coming term.
We will definitely miss their talent, but wish them the best!

Please Welcome New and Returning Sassies!!!

Week 1 Sassy Lil' Sketches DT
Melenia Agapides
Jenifer Evans
Jennifer D. Jesse
Holly King
Dinah Maningat
Marjorie Anne Van Patten

Week 2 Sassy Lil' Sketches DT
Jenny Ahlund
Pia Astrand
Regina Castillo
Kirsten Michelsen
Melissa Priest
Missy Whidden

Week 3 Sassy Lil' Sketches DT
Jennie McGarvey
Krissy Clark McKee
Wendi Robinson
Lisa Rounds ........... that's me! :)
Sarah Utting
Lisa Watson

Week 4 Sassy Lil' Sketches DT
Amanda Hartmann
Tone K. Jensen
Michelle McClure
Katie Nolan-Denham
Kelly Rutherford
Kylie Symons

"Switch It Up" Sassy Lil' Sketch DT
Jessica Carter
Mia Castrillo
Eleni Gratsia
Ashley Horton
Nancy Kelsin
Martine Labelle
Irini Liolia
Bec Miller
Sandi Taloumis

Sassy Lil' Card Sketch DT
Brenda Becknell
Vanessa Buzard
Lyn Darda
Jamie Fox
Alecia Harper
Tracey Kelly
Debbie Lacy
Michelle (Shelly) M. Maxwell
Marie Papadopolou
Brenda Rose
April Walker
Karen Zabuska

Monday, July 18, 2011

Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery

Well, this past Friday, July 15, my oldest daughter Julie had her tonsils and adenoids out.........boy has it been quiet around here! She is 8 years old and is usually running around and yelling and just being your regular happy go lucky kid! It's kind of strange seeing her so mellow and quiet, it's almost like she's not even here! I know she's probably just not feeling up to par. She's drinking lots of water and ice pops.....just started some pudding today.....hopefully I'll get a pic on here soon of her at the hospital after she came out of surgery....asleep. Well, that's about it for now.....take care and God bless!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Design Team Call!!! Layout DT and Card DT!

If any of my followers or newbies are interested, here is all the info that you'll need!!

It's for Sassy Lil' Sketches!

ou can either send them to the post on
Sassy Lil' Sketches
Sassy Lil' Card Sketches

OR..........read about it on here!

It is that time again !
We are looking for a few talented layout and card designers for Sassy Lil' Sketches and Sassy Lil' Card Sketches.

How to apply for our August '11 to January '12 Sassy Team
Please send an e-mail to sassylilsketches@gmail.com with the following information
by JULY 7th:
1) specify LAYOUT or CARD DT in e-mail subject line
2) your full name
3) your email address
4) your blog address (or online gallery if you do not have a blog)
5) a short bio
6) one layout or card (depending on which team in which you are applying) based
on any Sassy Lil' Sketch/Sassy Lil' Card Sketch on our blogs. Please include the date of the sketch you used.
7) one layout or card (depending on the team in which you are applying) that showcases your individual style.

We welcome international applicants.

Sassy Lil' Sketches expectations:
1) Layout Sassies: Create one layout a month based on a Sassy Lil' Sketch.
Card Sassies: Create two cards a month based on
Sassy Lil' Card Sketches.
2) Share your monthly Sassy Lil' Sketch creation(s) on your blog and any online galleries which will allow you to do so.
3) Join our Sassy Lil' Sketches Forum. While active participation is not a requirement, it is encouraged. The forum is how we will communicate with our Sassy DT.

A note from us:
Our sketches are designed by Cherie to be shared with the scrappy world. We maintain the two sketch blogs for fun and inspiration. At this time there is no compensation for our Sassy DT members except the pure joy in inspiring others to create. We hope you will apply to be one of our Sassies!
Thank you,
Cherie and Katie

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

June 21st Sassy Sketch Reveal!!!

Ok guys, here is the amazing sketch we had to work with for our June 21 Reveal!!
Isn't it AMAZING!! Thanks to our lovely Cherie who designed it!

I turned it on it's side.......this sketch was soooooo PERFECT for the softball pics that I just took of my daughter Julie and her softball team, the Cassadaga Pink Guppies!! Pump it up Pink Guppies!! Yeah!!

So, let me know what you think?!! Not too bad for last minute I'd say!! lolol!!
Please check out our Sassy Lil' Sketches Blog for info on uploading your layout for this sketch or any of the other ones for this month! Layouts must be uploaded below by July 5th, 11:59 P.M. EST to be eligible for the June random prize drawing*.
Specific rules for both Sassy Lil' Sketches site can be found on our Sassy Lil' Sketches "Rules" page.

*The paper prize is available to U.S. residents only
The digital prize is available to US and international residents.

Thank you to our sponsors!!!!!!!!

paper sponsor is Paisley and Polkadots. They have donated a precut kit. http://www.paisleysandpolkadots.com/

digi sponsor is Kich n Bleus Designs. This digi shop is owned by own very own Sassy, Abby.

Friday, June 10, 2011

June already?!!!

Here is a picture of my two girls.....boy, are they growing fast or what??!!
Wow, I can't believe that it's June already! Where does time go?? Julie will be out of school here pretty soon......I can't believe that she's going to be done with 2nd grade........I'm going to have a 3rd grader on my hands....amazing!!! Julie will be 8 at the end of this month and Rachel is going to be 3 in August! They are growing soooooo fast! I hope also that June is filled with many sunny and warm days to make up for the cold spring we had!

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Memorial Day Weekend 2011

WOW! What a great weekend! The sun was shining for most of it too, so that helped alot! Spent some much needed time together with family and friends, good food, parades, and of course picture taking time! lol!! I love taking pics of the kids, they can give me some cute poses and looks when they want to! We even went to the Lakeview Cemetery for Memorial Day ceremonies......beautiful ceremony!

I can't believe that June is just about here! Three more weeks and dd Julie will be out of school for the summer! Yay!! I always look forward to summertime and not being in such a routine for things. Well, here are some pics that I took this weekend! Have a great week and enjoy!

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Sassy Li'l Sketches Design Team Reveal for May 21

What a great sketch we had to work with this month....I just LOOOOVED it!! I pretty much followed it exactly how it was, just because it worked soooo well for the photos that I had chosen. I am just LOVIN' the Sassy Li'l Sketches site....it rocks!

Here is the sketch:

And here is my take on it:

And a couple of the closeups to see the sheer ribbon bow and the liquid pearls!

Thank you to our sponsors!
Paper Sponsor


Digital Sponsor


Friday, May 20, 2011

New Scrapbooking site!

I found a new place on the web for scrapbooking!
Come take a looksie at MY SCRAPS! They have a crop going on this weekend!
I'm gonna try to participate as much as I can!
I'd love to see some of friends there too!

Monday, May 16, 2011

Rainy Gloomy Day!

Wow, has it been almost a month since I last posted?! Oh my, I will try to be better about that! We've only had a couple really nice days so far for this Spring season, otherwise it's been rather rainy, cold, and gloomy......hopefully the Summer season will be VERY nice to us! I am in need of much warmer weather here!! lol!

Not too much going on to really talk about yet, but just wanted to let you all know that I am still here, just been really busy!

Will write again soon!
God bless!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sassy Lil' Sketches April 21 Reveal!!!!!

I had sooooo much fun with this sketch, it was perfect for the birthday pics that I had for my daughter's 7th birthday!
Here is the sketch that we had to work with!

AND............here is my take on the sketch!

I think it turned out cute! Let me know what you think!! If you'd like to take this sketch and try your hand at it, go ahead!! Then post it to the Sassy Lil' Sketches layout blog under the April 21 reveal! We'd love to see some more new faces and pages!!

Many thanks to our sponsors for this month as well!!


Sunday, April 10, 2011

First Beautiful Spring Day!!!

It was gorgeous today!
Sooooooo nice out!!
Spent the morning at the AMVETS auxiliary breakfast helping out, then down to grammy's for a BEAUTIFUL day outside playing with the kids and grilling out, then brought home my niece Isabella for a couple nights during her school vacation!
Hopefully I'll get to scrap or take some pictures tomorrow!
Hoping for another gorgeous day!!

Monday, March 21, 2011

March 21st Reveal for Sassy Lil' Sketches!!!

I am soooo excited to show you my layout reveal for today using the coolest sketch that Sassy Lil' Sketches provided! I had sooooo much fun with products from our sponsor, Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker, this month, that is, after I finally got them, lolol!! Some of us had a little trouble getting our products but things finally worked out!! And WOW, I am soooo glad they did! I ended up doing two layouts using this awesome sketch!

The sketch for March 21st!

Here is my layout using just about all products from Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker, with the exception of the two flowers and the pink ribbon...This is from the Max and Mollie Line....isn't it the cutest!!!...and the amazing sketch from Sassy Lil' Sketches! I also flipped the placement of the pictures from the sketch, other than that, it's pretty close to the sketch!

And here is my other layout that I did, because I wasn't sure when I was getting product from our sponsor.

Thank you soooo much to our sponsors this month!!!!!

March Paper Sponsor (layout & card):


March Digi Sponsor:


Thanks for looking at my reveal for this month from Sassy Lil' Sketches! It's a wonderful and inspiring scrapbooking and cardmaking site! If you like cards, check out the card blog HERE!