Saturday, May 30, 2009

So Much TO SHARE! :):):):):):):)

Hi all.....

You know with having Monday Memorial Day off at work...I MUST say...that this was the LONGEST 4 DAY WORK WEEK I have ever had!!!! LOL :):):):):):):) I was put on a special project for a Project Lead I work with....and BOY...did it cause some long days!!! YESTERDAY...I worked TWELVE hours just to finish up! :):):):):) But the GOOD NEWS is...the Project Lead told me that I was the fastest and most accurate of the group...and she made sure she told my bosses that fact many times!!! YAY! :):):):):):):):):) Sooooooooo...I am tired and have been still trying to keep up with my blog hopping...if I have missed U...please know I didn't do it on purpose...I try and follow in order of people that posted most recent, but for some reason when someone sets their post to post at a "later" time than they wrote it....it pushes U further down on my list...I am doing my best to look for those post types...but I wanted all of U to know...that if I miss one of yours...I apologize! :):):):):):):):):):):):)

I wanna share an AWARD I received from my friend AMY in CALIFORNIA!!!! Now that she is closer to me...I am hoping someday we get to meet! :):):):) Thanks for the award AMY! :):):):):):):):):):):):)



Next I wanna share I page I made for the upcoming SCRAPPING ACROSS THE UNIVERSE challenge!!! :):):):):):):) We are basing it on the Beatles song, "It won't be long" ....or have U ever had SOME AMAZING news that U just COULDN'T WAIT TO SHARE???? Tell us all about it! :):):):):):):):):)

And this time....this time....this time...the AMAZING GUDRUN is SPONSORING our CHALLENGE!!!! She was KIND ENOUGH to send each DT member a pack of her GORGEOUS PAPERS ... and that is the PRIZE TOO!!!! OMYGOSH!!! U could WIN her AMAZING PAPERS!!!! Trust me...U sooooooooooo want in on this!!! :):):):):):)

The felt pieces are from the WONDERFUL JAYLYNN...from a RAK I won on her blog! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Here is Gudrun's blog:
http://papirbloggen.blogspot.com/
And here is her website:
http://3ndypapir.blogspot.com/





And PHEW!!!!! MORE THINGS TO SHARE!!!!!!! :):):):):):):):) My friend JENNEKE just had her 100th BLOG POST and she is GIVING AWAY SOME AMAZING PRIZES!!!! ONE is for people that live in HOLLAND (yeah....how much is airfare there??? I sooooooooooo wanna be the WINNER of this one!!!) to COME STAY in HER BEAUTIFUL HOME!!!! WOW WOW WOW!!! And for those of us that can't QUITE afford that AIRFARE...she has an AMAZING prize pack give-away too....go CHECK IT OUT!!! http://jenneke-justwhoiam.blogspot.com/ :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

NEXT....I wanna share some HAPPY MAIL from MANDY IN AUSTRALIA!!! WOW WOW WOW!!!!!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee what she sent me....vintage papers, ribbons....just LOOK at these photos....U can almost FEEL all THAT TEXTURE right through the photo!!!!! Thanks MANDY!!!! U made a tired, overworked WOMAN VERY HAPPY THIS WEEK! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)






Next...and I hate to leave a blog post on a sadder note...but I did want to share this....we got an email this week that Aunt Pat's (Brian's Aunt) doggy passed away!! :(:(:(:(:(:( If U remember, Aunt Pat was the one I was soooooooooooooooo proud of when she went to Washington, D.C. to receive an award for all her work in her field! :):):) She sent me these precious photos of her dear Schnappsie....and he was with her for 15 years....Just want to let U know Aunt Pat....I feel your pain, when our Buddy died a little over a year ago...I thought that was the saddest time in my life....but, Schnappsie is now in doggy heaven with Buddy and they both are HAVING a BLAST!!!! LOVE U Aunt Pat....BIG HUGS to U and Fran! :):):):):):):):):):)





LOVE to all...and thanks for taking time out of your days to VISIT US! :):):):):):):):):)

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my MOMMY....and in sadder news....GOODBYE to ADAM!!! :):):):) :(:(:(:(

Hi all....

JUST wanted to drop a quick post and WISH MY MOMMY A HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I know she reads here on a regular basis...and don't want her to think I forgot her....LOL! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


Here is a pic (on the left) of my Mommy and her Sister last year! :):):):):):):):)



And in other....sniff sniff sniff sadder news.....today MY BABY....Well, my 12 year old baby Adam (LOL!) left for Kansas for 6 WEEKS to visit his Dad!! *sigh* I will miss him!!!! Sooooooooooooooo if U don't see Adam photos for awhile...*sigh* U know why......... Here is some photos I took of him before he left..........






LOVE TO ALL! :):):):):):):):):)

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

My Mini-Book entry for the Willie-B DT call! :):):):):):):)

Hi all....

I wanted to share my mini book I made for the Willie-B Design Team Call! :):):):):) I made this using file folders! :):):) It is from out day trip to Prescott, Arizona in April! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

If U would like more info on the DT call....check here! http://nikkisdoghouse.blogspot.com/2009/05/design-team-call.html
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LOVE TO ALL! :):):):):):):):):):):)
































































































Sunday, May 24, 2009

NEVER ever judge a book by its COVER...Scrapping the Music and I wanna share a DT CALL!!!!!!! ! :):):):):):)

Hi all....

First and foremost I wanna share an important lesson in life....there is this AMAZING WOMAN named Susan Boyle that is taking Britain's Got Talent BY STORM!!!!!!! When she first performed the AUDIENCE was laughing at her appearance....then she SANG...and BOY did she SING!!!!!! I want to share her second performance that was today....and just wanna say....NEVER EVER EVER EVER judge a book by its cover...I have learned in life (thanks Mom & Dad!!!) to always always treat people as they are as BEAUTIFUL as everyone else!!!!! :):):):):):):):) Susan's singing and talent ABSOLUTELY BLOWS me away....when I heard this.....I got goosebumps and teary eyed!!!!! BEAUTIFUL WOMAN! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


****EDITED**** Ok...I am removing the actual video from my blog....because for some reason it is messing up how I add photos to my post....but I will leave U with the link to the U-tube video! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7Ayk9G7-sc


Next I want to share my page I made for the latest song at Scrapping the Music!!! This weeks song is: "Free To Be Me" by Francesca Battistelli!!! BEAUTIFUL SONG!!!! Hope my scrappy friends can join us this week!!! AND YES....that is LITTLE OLE ME...in my Daddy's hat! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) I used the AMAZING Gudrun's papers again on this page! :):):):):):):):):):):):):)




Next...I have met a new "blog" friend Nikki....and she has recently designed and started her own scrap paper line!!!!! HOW EXCITING IS THIS?!?!?!?!?! :):):):):):) She is having a Design Team (DT) call....and I am HOPING that my scrappy friends JUMP in and TRY OUT! :):):):):):):):)

Here is the LINK to her blog that gives all the details!!!!! The PAPERS are AMAZING by the way!!!!!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

http://nikkisdoghouse.blogspot.com/


LOVE TO ALL! :):):):):):):)

Saturday, May 23, 2009

One Little Word (OLW) .... REFLECT! :):):):):):)

Hi all.....

Got another page done last night...and this time its for OLW...and the word this time is REFLECT! :):):):):):):):):):) Now, ironically.....just a couple of weeks ago...I did a page with this same photo and the SAME title....just BECAUSE!!! LOL :):):) Who knew that OLW would have this word up so soon of me thinking of it on my own!!!!! :):):):) But, I thought I would make a NEW page ... just to be fair....and this is the RESULT! :):):):):):):):):):) I used the AMAZING Gudrun's papers again....and those PRIMA flowers are from Jamie! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)








LOVE TO ALL! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Friday, May 22, 2009

*For the LOVE of KODAK* and a HAPPY MAIL story! :):):):):)

Hi all......

Some of you know my history with KODAK....my ENTIRE family has worked for them....from day one.....in fact....My Mommy & Daddy met and fell in LOVE there! :):):):):):):):):):):) And lately I have been into collecting vintage KODAK cameras....one I found at a antique store....the other 3 I have, I got from Nicole's ETSY shop.... http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6826996 :):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And then....I was lucky a few weeks ago to WIN OLW for my "Journey" page...and I won GUDRUN'S AMAZING PAPERS!!!! Aren't they JUST GORGEOUS!?!?!? :):):):):):):) And then.....I won a RAK on Sharmaine's blog and she sent me the chipboard pieces I used on here...and that vintage music sheet!!!!! AND then...I won another RAK on JAMIE'S blog....and she sent me .... ready for this??? A 1954 SATURDAY EVENING POST magazine!!! *SWOON* and in that magazine ... was this AD FOR KODAK...and the CAMERA featured in the AD...is the CAMERA I have in my PHOTO!!! EEEKKKK!!!! Just tooooooooooooo EXCITING!!!! :):):):):):) Soooooooooo all in all...this page was made with ALL HAPPY MAIL! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


This is what else JAMIE sent me! :):):):):):):):) YUMMY! :):):):):):):):):):)


Thanks Jamie!!! I LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE IT! :):):):):):):):):)

And I want to thank EVERYONE that gave me LOVE and SUPPORT on my last blog post.....it means MORE to me than I can EVER EVER EVER express to U!!!! This has been one ROUGH week at work....and all I can really say without saying to much...is MANY people are updating their resumes......I just don't want to say to much....because as stated before....I don't need haters in my life right now, that will try and hurt me by saying negative things about me at work...I need POSITIVITY!!!!!! ...sooooooooooooo thanks to YOU my AMAZING friends for the AMAZING support you offer me! I LOVE U for it! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Some days friends and RAINBOWS....have a way of making it all BETTER! :):):):):)

Hi all.....

Ok....first my disclaimer....we all know that there are hateful hateful people out there in the world.....mean people who want to hurt U, no matter the cost....sooooooooo that is why I will NOT go into full details here on my blog on what has happened to me at work this week...for those that know where I work and have watched the news this week.....U can probably put 2 and 2 together....but I know that there is (sadly....) a hateful, evil person that I work with that actually reads my blog...and right now I will not let ANY negativity hurt me at work....I will just keep the POSITIVE vibes a going!!! And the SMILEYS!! hehehe :):):):):):):):):):):):):) Sooooooo...I have shared with a few friends via email and private messages what has happened and I want to thank those that have me in their prayers! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Soooooooooooo I wanna share....that even when life throws U a WICKED curve ball....well......... U still get reminded of God's Promise that just will guarantee....if even just for ONE MOMENT....that all that is on your shoulders....is gone....and that my friends is what I got today...This GORGEOUS rainbow is what I saw when I left the house today......all of my shoulders issues lifted...even for just a moment! :):):):):):):):):):):):)





And I would also like to thank some of my AMAZING AMAZING blogger friends for giving me some awards! :):):):):):):):):)

First Maggi gave all her followers...these!! :):):):):):) Thanks MAGGI! :):):):):):):):):)




Next....my OTHER HALF...OTHER HALF JULIE that is....LOL!!! Gave me this MOST ADORABLE award!!! LOVEEEEEEEEE this!!! Thanks JULIE!!! :):):):):):):):):):):)


And lastly....but NEVER leastly....my WONDERFUL friend AMY....gave me these awards....thanks AMY! :):):):):):):):)



Sooooooooooooooo thanks for my AMAZING awards....and I am HORRIBLE at picking just a certain "number" of people to recieve these...cuz I WANNA give them to all my FOLLOWERS!!!! Sooooooooooooo if U read me....take me!!!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

AND DEANA....I hope U had an AMAZING BIRTHDAY!!! I LOVE U! :):):):):):):):):):):):)


LOVE TO ALL! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):)