Author Archives: Jessica J Marshall

About Jessica J Marshall

I am a wife to a wonderful man named Jason and the mother to my rambunctious little boys Jase and John. I love being crafty and creative! I plan, scrapbook, DIY, and I have a tendency to speak the truth about whatever is on my mind! I am working on becoming healthier from the inside out and would love for you to join me!

June Goals


Happy June everyone! I know I am a little late with this post seeing as though today is June 3rd, but better late than never right? I have so many things I want to accomplish this month because I start summer school on July 9th. I am so excited and nervous about it, and I want to get as much done in June as possible in case I am totally freaked out a little overwhelmed in July. My goals this month will have to do with all aspects of my life, and I will check back in at the end of the month to see how I did. So here goes nothin’… Read the rest of this entry

Basic Grey Kit: Little Black Dress

Basic Grey Kit: Little Black Dress

At the National Scrapbooking Day crop I got several pages completed thanks to the scrapping made easy kits by Basic Grey. This kit I was able to get 4 beautiful pages done using The Little Black Dress line.

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This is a really great post about not saving your stash! Use it while you love it folks!

Almost Never Clever

wine rack and paper craftsScrapbooking and wine.  They don’t seem to go together, do they?  They seriously don’t, no liquids of any kind are allowed near my craft table.

After a dinner party a few weeks ago, I got to thinking how bottles of wine are like scrapbooking supplies.  Seriously, hear me out!

Mr. P and I went wine tasting last year and bought a slew of new bottles.  There was one bottle that sat on the rack for a while.  It wasn’t super special, but it was really interesting and I was waiting for just the right dinner party to open it.

Fast forward to the dinner party recently.  I decided, why not?  We should open the bottle.  I popped the cork, poured the glasses and . . . it just wasn’t good.  It either wasn’t as good as I remembered or sitting on the rack too long affected the taste. 

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Project Organization: Jase’s Room Redo


Raise your hand if you are a parent to a precious little boy!!!

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Jase before our zoo trip.

I love my little man so much! I don’t know about you other moms, but I feel like my son has enough toys to play with one for a day for a whole year and never repeat! I started thinking that was a little much. Both Jase and I were very frustrated having to keep everything picked up and organized, so that told me it was time for a donation sweep. I forgot to take before pictures in his room, but here are the amazing afters: Read the rest of this entry

National Scrapbooking Weekend


This Saturday was a great day for scrapbooking, it was National Scrapbooking Day. I had a great time! I got to go to Edmond to see my best friend Katie and we scrapped at the local scrapbook store called Paper Arts. I loved getting to spend so much time with my friend, and I got a lot of pages done. Here is just a sample… Read the rest of this entry