Pixel to Page: Love This Story (fun with Distress Oxide Sprays)

Cathy ZielskeScrapbooking, Tutorials19 Comments

I’ve been feeling the scrapbooking groove of late, especially when finding ways to combine supplies I would normally use for card making on my scrapbook pages. Today’s said product: brand new Distress Oxide Sprays from Tim Holtz. Now if you know me, I’m not exactly know for splattering on my layouts, but cardmaking has emboldened me to try things I … Read More

Cathy ZielskePixel to Page: Love This Story (fun with Distress Oxide Sprays)

So that happened

Cathy ZielskeCZ Life34 Comments


Dropping them off for the second year is easier. That said, we dropped our daughter off for her second year of college at a new college and so there are aspects of it that feel very similar to Year One. Last year, I felt such a loss of energy in my life during those first few days back home after leaving her … Read More

Cathy ZielskeSo that happened

No one said it would be easy

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Finding her socks in the laundry. Seeing her beige flats at the bottom of the stairs, the ones you repeatedly told her to take up to her room. Remembering she’s not asleep in her room when you get up from your desk to refill your coffee. Having waves of grief crash down on you, hard, unexpectedly. Having them pass and breathing … Read More

Cathy ZielskeNo one said it would be easy

Chocolate and rain boots are standing by

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I’ve shared this before on my blog but today I’m dedicating this to you Aidan Zielske. You got this girl. I will always be your Point B. For more information on the amazing Sarah Kay, click here.

Cathy ZielskeChocolate and rain boots are standing by

Here you go

Cathy ZielskeCZ Life54 Comments

Today’s the day. We leave to take our girlie to college. As surely as she was ready for preschool, she’s ready for university life. At least we think she is. We definitely hope she is. Did I ever tell you what happened on her first day of preschool? We headed down to the bus stop, our little family of four, Coley in a stroller and Aidan … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHere you go