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Halloween 2016 | Freckled Fawn October Kit

Written on October 17, 2017 at 10:52 am, by

Halloween | The Nerd Nest 1

I’m getting excited for Halloween and one way I harness that excitement into productivity is going back and catching up Halloween moments I haven’t documented yet! Right now that’s last year and, lucky me, the Freckled Fawn October kit seemed made to match my family’s costumes last year.

Halloween | The Nerd Nest 2

I really … Continue

September 24-30 Pocket Spread| Freckled Fawn October Kit

Written on October 13, 2017 at 9:10 am, by

September 24-30 Pocket Scrapbook Spread with Freckled Fawn October Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

I was so excited to dive into the October Freckled Fawn kit (for the first time with patterned papers avalible!) that I’ve already made 10 projects using it.

I started off by making a spread for the most recent week at the time I opened up the kit.

Here’s what … Continue

31 Scary Days | Part 1

Written on October 12, 2017 at 9:51 am, by

31 Scary Days 2017 | The Nerd Nest 1

I’m always in the mood for scary stories in October, so for the past few years, I’ve been recording scary media each day. My first two times doing this project, I made a list, but I thought it would be fun to do a more visual version this time around!… Continue

September 5-9 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2017

Written on October 5, 2017 at 10:24 am, by

Pocket Scrapbooking September 5-9 | The Nerd Nest 1

I’ve been on an awesome pocket scrapbooking productivity kick! After being in super scraper mode making 31 projects for my pocket scrapbooking workshop 31 Challenges, I just kept going.

I am completely accepting that my motivation to work on this project comes in ebbs and flows, so I harness … Continue

Solar Eclipse Spread | Freckled Fawn September Kit

Written on September 22, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Solar Eclipse | Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

My family of science nerds was so excited about the solar eclipse! We drove an hour and a half in an minitrip to Marshall, MO to a spot our friend Steve found so we would be in the path of totality for the eclipse a little longer–about two minutes and … Continue

Read | The Awesome Ladies Project Guest Story Teller

Written on September 15, 2017 at 9:44 am, by


This month I’m a guest storyteller for The Awesome Ladies Project Monthly Storytelling Workshop for September: Read.

I can’t wait to make even more using the amazing prompts and story sparks from the workshop.



Here’s a sneak peek of my projects, which include tons of tips for documenting what … Continue

Tackle a Mess | September Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on September 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm, by

Tackle a Mess | September Nerd Nest Challenge

The September Nerd Nest Challenge is to Tackle a Mess. Work on an area of your memory keeping that needs a bit of organization–photo storage, a box of kits, piles around your desk, haphazardly strewn embellishments–and see how that organization aids you in your memory keeping!

How can tackling a … Continue

7 Tips for Pocket Page Design

Written on August 30, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Pocket Page Design

On my Instagram I share a daily memory keeping tip with the hashtag #NNDailyTip, then collect them here so you can find them easily later!

Today I’m sharing tips about pocket page design!

Changing up the topic for #nndailytip to pocket page design for this week! Try alternating photos


Mimicking Magic with Michelle | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on August 28, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Mimicking Magic with Michelle | Nerd Nest Challenges 1

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Michelle is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Mimic Your Photo.

If you’ve been following Megan’s 31 Challenges class, you may be tired of seeing photos of my recent Walt Disney World trip. :) My husband and I celebrated … Continue

San Antonio Pocket Spread | August Freckled Fawn Kit

Written on August 25, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

San Antonio Pocket Spread with the August Freckled Fawn Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

The August Freckled Fawn Kit has some wonderful travel themed embellishments, so I knew immediately that I’d want to tackle a vacation I haven’t scrapbooked yet with the kit. I browsed my photo folders and realized I hadn’t gotten our trip to San Antonio last summer in the books yet–and … Continue