Sunday, December 1, 2013

December of the Month!

I am excited to announce our member of the month for December!
It is Peggy, known on the message board as Favoritegrandma.

Let's learn a little bit more about Peggy in her own words:

Hello! I was very honored when Lisa asked me to be December’s Member of the Month.

My name is Peggy Goehring. I was born and raised in South Dakota. My husband, Jim of 40 years and I have 2 daughters. Our oldest daughter and granddaughter live only minutes away and our youngest daughter and son-in-law live with us while their dream house is being built.

We lived in the Midwest until Jim’s retirement in 2002 and moved to Florida in 2003 to escape the cold winters. I am a SAHG – Stay At Home Grandmother – helping raise our favorite (and only) 10 year old granddaughter, Katie since she was 1 years old. We are very involved in her life, attending all her events at school and Church.

I started scrapping at age 9 when I needed to keep record books in 4-H and it progressed into scrapbooks. I have redone some of those books as they weren’t acid-free and mostly contained memorabilia instead of pictures. Some of the pictures were badly damaged, but I have been able to rescue the majority of them.

My scrappy style is all over the place, kind of eclectic I guess.

I would love to have you stop by my blog for a visit – even though I go in spurts posting.

Things about me you may not know:

1) This is my second year as Katie’s classroom Grandma; the students call me “Miss Peggy” and/or “Grandma”.
2) We live 30 minutes from Walt Disney World and can hear the fireworks at night.
3) I have visited 47 of the 50 states – yet to visit are Alaska, Wisconsin and Michigan.
4) I painted Katie’s bedroom a mural of “Pixie Hollow” fairyland.
5) I have machine stitched and hand quilted over 50 quilts of different sizes – giving most of them away.

I am blessed to have found My Scraps & More – the design team is sooooo…. inspirational, the challenges and crops are the best. Thank you for all you do helping me tell my stories.

Here are some of my favorite projects of Peggy's:

Thanks Peggy for taking time and sharing more about you with us. We love having you at My Scraps & More!


  1. It is so good to get to know more about you Peggy. I love your work and congratulations on being member of the month!

  2. Peggy, this is awesome! It's so great to read more about you. Your work is fabulous, and I'm so glad you're here with us! Your little Katie is one lucky girl to have you as a grandma!

  3. CONGRATULATIONS, PEGGY! I enjoyed learning more about your personal life and family. I see and love so many of your projects in the gallery and the threads and can't put a name to the awesome work. I'm glad you were selected Member of the Month. WTG!

  4. Oh this is a wonderful choice for MOTM for December! Huge congratulations, Peggy! What a thrill for you! It's wonderful learning more about you! And, I'm so jealous that you live so close to The World! My family would give anything to be able to move to where you are! Really love your scrapping projects! And, I'm looking forward to seeing what you create for us this month, too! Enjoy the spotlight, hon! WooHoo!

  5. Congrats Peggy, well deserved! Great work, as usual!

  6. Congratulations Peggy! What a great choice for MOTM! It's so nice to learn more about you. I love seeing your work around the gallery!

  7. Congrats Peggy! You certainly deserve MOTM! It was awesome reading more about you and your family! LOVE your work! :)

  8. way to go!!! congrats Peggy!!! your work is wonderful and loved learning more about you!!! how cool seeing all those states!!!

  9. So nice reading about you Peggy!! I feel like I know you so much better now!!!

  10. Congrats Peggy. I have been a fan of your pages for a long time now. Fun learning a bit more about you.

  11. Congratulations Peggy and love your pages and how quick you are.