Friday, September 30, 2016

September's Mimi's Challenge Winner



The September Mimi's Challenge was to make a Sympathy Card.


We had four cards to consider:
One from Kathy Jo:

One from Jamie:


and two... yes... two from Gretchen:
#1
And #2

Each of the submissions were equally beautiful .....

Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me November 1st:
Fall or Thanksgiving Themed

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)
Include a post it note with the recipe!
Kathy Jo!

Kathy Jo will receive a $10 credit
towards her next Stampin' Up! order!
(Offer made by me and exclusively for Mimi's Challenge, not endorsed or accepted by SU or other demonstrators)

Hope to see your submissions!
Love,
Cary
XXXOOO

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Happy Homemaker Monday, September 26th, 2016


The weather outside is::::
Sizzling hot!
I cant believe it is supposed to be Fall.
But we will take this warm weather in stride,
it is always hot in September!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
Eggs n Toast.

As I look outside my window:::
There are kids heading to school,
They look happy and I cannot wait for Halloween

Right now I am::::
Catching up on my to do list and yes, it is Tuesday!
I traveled a lot the past two weeks and this week (tomorrow) I hope to travel
to hear the surgeons newest answer on how we can save my mom.

As I look around the house::::
I see pumpkins starting to find their way around the rooms.
Sally did not help she gifted me with
new lil pumpkin décor to bring Fall to the house!

On today's to do list::::
some birthday shopping,
 planning, crafting and cuddling with the girls.

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
After the debate last night that still has me
confused on whom I should vote for,
so we rented Frozen for the next few days to sing 'Let it Go"

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Chicken Piñata, Pesto Pasta
Tuesday - Eggplant Parmesan 
Wednesday - Toasted Cheese Sammies & Tomato Soup
Thursday - Casper's 
Friday - Pizza
Saturday -  Homemade Pizza and Spinach Salad
Sunday - Sweet & Sticky Chicken
   
What I am creating at the moment::::
Thank You Cards
Birthday Cards
Card Samples from the New Holiday Catty
And gifts

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Sakamoto Sisters
Tuesday - Sakamoto Sisters, Guitar Lessons
Wednesday -  Sakamoto Sister's, Crafty Time
Thursday -  GFWC Past Presidents Meeting
Friday - Stamp for a Cause
Saturday - SAT Exams, Birthday Party, Crafty Time
Sunday - World Cardmaking Day


Cary's On Your CASE Challenge:::::  
If you are up to the challenge
I want you to make a card and share it on
Facebook, Instagram or text me
October 1st 9am-9pm
AKA: World Cardmaking Day
tag me and I will CASE your card!

SAVE THE DATE:
STAMP CAMP is coming October 8th, 2016
Email Me to get your registration form!

Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me October 1st:
Sympathy Themed

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)
Include a post it note with the recipe!
(FYI... I have already received a card from Jamie Lenci... ADORABLE)

Favorite photo's from the camera::::

Dewar's Candy Shop
Martha & I found a place with homemade Taffy!

Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::

14 For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.
Romans 6:14


~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Happy Homemmaker September 19th, 2016

Happy 22nd Birthday to my oldest Mackenzie!
She has been the light that guides me and warms my heart daily!
It is also talk like a pirate day... so ahoy!
The weather outside is::::
Blue Skies, high 90's and relaxing!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
I am making Mackenzie's favorite
Crepes with Strawberries and Whipping Cream

As I look outside my window:::
I see our front yard becoming more water friendly.
Many plans are in action.

Right now I am::::
Heading to Napa for a meeting.
About to meet with two amazing clubs and enjoy the day!


As I look around the house::::
I wish the house cleaning fairy would surprise me.
Three kids over the age of 13 and not a one cleaned up after themselves today.

On today's to do list::::
Some crafting,
some wine,
A long walk, 
Some club work &
a craft area to clean.

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
Parks and Recreation...
Love Leslie Knope

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Beef Stroganoff
Tuesday - Taco Tuesday 
Wednesday - Chicken Pot Pie
ThursdayPizza
Friday - Panini's
Saturday -  Casper's - Chicken Salad
Sunday - Roasted Chicken & Veggies
   
What I am creating at the moment::::
Thank You Cards
Birthday Cards
Card Samples from the New Holiday Catty
And gifts

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Mackenzie's Birthday, trip to Napa, Designated Driver
for Mackenzie's night out.
Tuesday - Sakamoto Sisters, Guitar Lessons
Wednesday -  Sakamoto Sister's, Crafty Time
Thursday -  Parliamentary Procedures Meeting, Drive to Bakersfield
Friday - CFWC Fall Board Meeting
Saturday - CFWC Fall Board Meeting
Sunday - Crafty Day




SAVE THE DATE:
STAMP CAMP is coming October 8th, 2016
Email Me to get your registration form!

Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me October 1st:
Sympathy Themed

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)
Include a post it note with the recipe!
(FYI... I have already received a card from Jamie Lenci... ADORABLE)

Favorite photo's from the camera::::


Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::
13 In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, 14 who is the guarantee [1] of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, [2] to the praise of his glory.
Ephesians 1:13-14

~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog


Monday, September 12, 2016

Happy Homemaker Monday, September 12th


The weather outside is::::
Its a blustery day, reminds me of Winnie the Pooh!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
Emma wanted eggs.
Matthew ate leftover French Dip Sammies from last night.

As I look outside my window:::
I need to add some yellow to my garden!
Id it too early to decorate for Halloween?

Right now I am::::
Working on my to do list.
Family, Friends, Club work and these Sakamoto Sister's keep me busy!
Must pack a suitcase.
Traveling this week!

As I look around the house::::
I am reminded of the memories that come with all our treasures.
How special are the items in your home?
were they gifts? Did you find them on a mission, or inherit them?
Many stories behind the things we love!

On today's to do list::::
Some crafting,
the pool 
A long walk, 
Some club work &
a nap.

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
Not quite sure there will be time but if I get some tele time I will be sure to watch PBS, Soaps and more!

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Casper Dogs and Milkshakes
Tuesday - Taco Tuesday 
Wednesday - Hoagie Sammies
Thursday - Linguine and Baby Clams
Friday - Pizza
Saturday -  Casper's
Sunday - Cheeseburgers & Home baked fries
   
What I am creating at the moment::::
Thank You Cards
Birthday Cards
Card Samples from the New Holiday Catty
And gifts

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Sakamoto Sisters, GFWC Tri-Valley Juniorettes
Tuesday - Sakamoto Sisters, Guitar Lessons
Wednesday -  Sakamoto Sister's, Crafty Time
Thursday -  DSRWC General Meeting, Fly to Salt Lake City
Friday - Western Regions Conference
Saturday - Riding Lessons, Western Regions Conference
Sunday - Fly home


Card YOU should CASE:::::  
I CASE'd this lil cutie from
my friend & Stampin' Up! Sister Sarah!
Supplies Used:
Cookie Cutter Christmas Bundle
Pool Party Cardstock & Ink,
Rose Red Cardstock & Ink,
Whisper White Cardstock,
Silver Sequins,
Tip Top Taupe Ink,
Basic Black Archival Ink,
Blender Pen,
Rhinestones,
Stampin' Up! Stapler.


SAVE THE DATE:
STAMP CAMP is coming October 8th, 2016
Email Me to get your registration form!

Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me October 1st:
SympathyThemed

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)
Include a post it note with the recipe!
(FYI... I have already received a card from Jamie Lenci... ADORABLE)

Favorite photo's from the camera::::
Mom had her last chemo treatment!


Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::
30 A tranquil [1] heart gives life to the flesh,
but envy [2] makes the bones rot.

Proverbs 14:30

~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog

Thursday, September 1, 2016

August Mimi's Challenge Winner is....

Congratulations to my only submission:

Jamie Lenci would have won no matter what her competition was!
How creative!
Everyone has enjoyed this card!

What does Jamie win?
She earns $10 in product credit from me and bragging rights among the ladies!

Would you like this opportunity?

Must Be Mimi September Challenge

  •    Sympathy (any product, stamp set, paper or techniques welcome)
  •      Have at least one Stampin' Up! product past or present in the creation of your card
  •      Must be have two layers
  • Using a separate piece of paper or post-it-note:


Include the following information with your card:



Name, Email, Phone, mailing address, product details for your card


and mail to Cary by the 1st of each month to participate!
Mail to me by October 1st!