Top photo is my Illuminate photo.
Next photo is an overview of both pages for this month.
The third photo is a close-up of my left hand page which consists of a piece of printed paper (the same print as last month) and a downloadable element that I printed out onto a piece of white cardstock that has "Note to Self" and "April 2011" on it. Below that is a picture of my new grandson (first grandchild). He's 3 weeks old in that photo which was taken at the beginning of April. I want to put a saying with the photo but I haven't found what I want just yet so I'm still thinking about that. I don't have PhotoShop or Elements so I'm looking for a rub-on or vellum piece that might work.
The 4th photo down is the right side page with the letter to myself. This is a short version of what's in the manila envelope behind. I wrote a fairly lengthy letter to myself that was quite specific so I tucked it away in that envelope. I should probably seal it otherwise I'll probably be peaking at it in a few months. This exercise was particularly helpful to really think through what I've been doing so far this year and consolidate my thoughts in one place. Also, it helped me envision where I want to be next year - celebrating my success and achievements in a couple of areas!
The last photo is our previous month's assignment that I did again in April. For those of you that visited on April 1st you know that I'm trying to lose weight. So I'm hoping that this exercise will help keep me accountable. I'm weighing in at Weight Watchers each week but I wasn't able to stay for 2 meetings and keeping my food journal daily is happening sporadically. I plan to continue March's assignment each month through the end of the year. I appreciate the time you took to visit and hope you'll leave a comment. For those who leave a comment their name will go into a drawing on May 10th for a giveway of some craft goodies.
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