Welcome February

Happy first Friday in February!

I've got a couple things to share with you today:

ONE | If you are a One Little Word student new content is now available in the classroom. If you didn't receive an email welcoming you back to the class be sure to check your junk/spam folder and if it's not there contact [email protected] to troubleshoot. One Little Word has on-going registration throughout the year - you are welcome to join at anytime.

TWO | I'd like to give a warm welcome to my newest blog sponsors Close To My Heart and Addie Recoy Designs. Thank you for being a part of this community! If you're interested in connecting your business with the awesome readers here send me an email at [email protected] for more information.

THREE | Looking for a bit of weekly inspiration related to creativity in your in-box each week? Check out my 52 Creative Lifts newsletter (my personal writing project for 2012). Here's a link to Week 5. Subscribe for free here.

The kids are here with me this weekend so I'm hoping to do lots of hanging out, watching movies, going swimming, eating pancakes & pizza & then having tacos on Sunday with family friends.

Hope you have a great weekend!

23 thoughts

  1. Sue

    2012-02-03 07:26:44 -0500

    Have a great weekend with the kids!

  2. dawn

    2012-02-03 07:36:38 -0500

    What a fun Friday post, the photos are great. I can't believe Miss Anna will be 3 in a week, can't wait to see what you have planned for her. I'm sure she is excited.

    I read your newsletter this morning and again it touched me and inspired me. I think it's so cool that you goggled "curious" and got so many links and info on this word. Thank you for making the time for these each week and I think you are doing a wonderful job with them. It's the perfect balance for any of your readers and nice thoughts from you on each one. Thanks again for letting us share this creative inspiration journey with you.

    Have a great first February weekend also, you have fun plans.

  3. Kelly

    2012-02-03 07:45:15 -0500

    Hi Positive Attitude Ali!
    My thoughts and prayers are with you daily. I received your newsletter this morning as well and already read it and once I drop my daughter off for school, I will be doing something creative! Thank you for your inpsiration!
    P.S. That pic of you......LOVE IT!

  4. sharon

    2012-02-03 07:54:28 -0500

    Hi Ali, sounds like a fun weekend planned! I be over for some tacos! How about I bring some chile relllano...lol I wish it was that easy but reading your blog always inspires me to be part of your sharing. I am doin some valentine baking with cookies and tiramisu...hugs

    Sharon PhoenixAz

  5. kdanielson

    2012-02-03 08:18:32 -0500

    You look absolutely adorable. Going UP! You make it look so easy. WOW, yu are such an inspiration, just when I get bogged down by life, up pops a "lift" from you. I am joining your class "One Little" word today. THANKS! here I go . . .

  6. Beth Ann

    2012-02-03 08:19:59 -0500

    I am really loving the Creaive Lifts, Ali. Have a marvelous weekend!

  7. jamie

    2012-02-03 08:43:43 -0500

    Enjoying and getting alot out of the 52Lifts.
    Thankyou this project.

  8. Gayl Staffler

    2012-02-03 08:57:12 -0500

    I am so enjoying the 52 Creative lifts; sharing whenever I have the opportunity

  9. stephanie

    2012-02-03 09:07:46 -0500

    Ali, Hope you have a great weekend with the kiddos sounds like lots of fun. I found your article on writing interesting as I have ventured on a project of my own called, 52 Letters, where I am writing a handwritten letter each week. Find out more information on my blog: http://menz.typepad.com/scrap_life/52-letters/

  10. J Allen

    2012-02-03 10:37:45 -0500

    Ali, Have you seen/heard about the cover story for Guideposts January issue? It is written by author Debbie Macomber's one word.....she has been doing "one word" since 1979!!!!! Wow!!! Good story.....have a great weekend.

  11. Juliette

    2012-02-03 11:01:52 -0500

    I followed up on a "Creative Lifts" suggestion and signed up for the February Layout a Day challenge, except that I'm writing a story a day. Feels wonderful to exercise my creative brain. Thank you so much!

  12. Claudia Antunes

    2012-02-03 12:18:26 -0500

    Thanks, Dear!
    Great weekend to you too!

  13. Teri Hartman

    2012-02-03 12:34:52 -0500

    Just signed up for the newsletter...can't believe I missed it before! I'm feeling a real need to take some time for myself to just ENJOY, which also means CREATE.

    Have a great weekend with the kiddos!

  14. rhonda

    2012-02-03 13:53:39 -0500

    Have a great weekend Ali!

  15. patty

    2012-02-03 15:26:54 -0500

    can i just say...
    YOU R*O*C*K... you really do!
    enjoy time with the "littles" this weekend...

  16. Kim

    2012-02-03 20:00:17 -0500

    I recently discovered your blog (becasue of a mention in a book by Kristina Katz). Really enjoying and just received your creative lift newsletter - great stuff! Thanks

  17. kate adderley

    2012-02-04 02:29:29 -0500

    Hi Ali, your weekend sounds cool, pizza ummmm, thanks for all the inspiring lifts, love it, its a great news letter, Ali l was wondering, since you share all you work, which we all love looking at, etc, december daily, project life, and your week project, do you share any layouts for your OLW, l notice you have it on todays blog, but its not detailed like PL, or is it a personal thing you just want to keep for yourself, was just wondering.........kate

  18. Carol E

    2012-02-04 09:33:17 -0500

    What wonderful prizes, thank you so much for the chance to win. Have a great weekend.

  19. Judy Webb

    2012-02-04 11:31:39 -0500

    Your blog brightens my day. Would love to win.

  20. Cindy

    2012-02-04 23:00:20 -0500

    Found your blog today and am so excited! I saw your work way back in CK mag., years ago, and was instantly drawn to your style. I am so glad that you have this blog and I can see some of your wonderful creations. I thank you for all the inspiration you have provided me over the years and I look forward to seeing all the great things that you are going to create. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  21. Cindy Hayes

    2012-02-05 06:11:37 -0500

    Your creative lifts have given me courage to explore outside the box. Thanks for the inspiration

  22. Missscrap

    2012-02-06 03:31:56 -0500

    I love your big photo ! come to my blog to see my february OLW !! thanks so much for the inspiration !

  23. Hair clip accessories

    2012-02-14 12:46:48 -0500

    Loving!!! thanks for the inspiration!!

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