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Friday, August 9, 2013

August Calendar Girl's Blog Hop

Welcome to our August Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. It’s absolutely amazing when you do a Google search the interesting facts you may find. Such a find is special and unique occasions throughout the year!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. As Neil Sedaka sang in his song "Calendar Girls" - "August, when you're on the beach, you steal the show!"

Our hop begins today with the lovely and super talented Jearise at http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com.  The entire line-up is available just in case you get bogged down with all the holidaze and craziness as you won't want to miss a single calendar event!!!! 

The line-up for August includes:

August Monthly Holidays, Special and Wacky:
  • Family Fun Month ~ Jearise
  • National Eye Exam Month - Lucy 
  • Peach Month~ Michele
  • National Picnic Month ~ Laura

August, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

3 National Watermelon Day ~ Edwina
4 Friendship Day ~ Edwina
4 Sisters Day ~ Janet
7 National Lighthouse Day ~ Lucy 
9 Book Lover's Day ~ Christine
10 Lazy Day ~
10 National S'mores Day ~ Christine
11 Son and Daughter Day ~
12 Middle Child's Day ~
13 Left Hander's Day ~ Jearise
15 Relaxation Day - now this one's for me! ~Edwina
16 National Tell a Joke Day ~ Laura
18 Bad Poetry Day ~ Jearise
19 Aviation Day ~ Lynne & Edwina
20 National Radio Day ~ Sandy
21 Senior Citizen's Day ~ Janet
22 Be an Angel Day ~ Laura
22 National Tooth Fairy Day ~ Sandy
23 Ride the Wind Day ~
26 Women's Equality Day ~
27 Just Because Day ~ Jearise
28 Race Your Mouse Day -but we are not sure what kind of "mouse" ~
30 Frankenstein Day ~ Sandy
30 Toasted Marshmallow Day ~ Vicky

 My first card celebrates  Sister's Day.  

I used a cut from  A Child's Year Cricut cartridge used some bright fun back ground paper for the base mat the smaller center mat was also cut with my cricut in two sizes and embossed the whit layer with tiny hearts added the tag with sisters printed from my computer and some funky floral ribbon.

My second card is for Senior Citizens Day (That would be me!! LOL)

I used  mostly scrap paper for this one I found the "Senior Citizen Texting code online and couldn't stop laughing so I had to use it. The pic of the cell phone also was an image online just printed and fussy cut it , added a bit of brown ribbon and was done.

We are offering some fabulous blog candy to a lucky winners - 
Sandy from Scrapbook Blessings will be going through her stash and sending one lucky winner a surprise package. 
Laura will also be giving one lucky winner her favorite image from The Stamping Chef.. She is a new release so you will have to wait and see her... (She will be in this hop on my blog)
Just comment and give some bloggie love to each of the Calendar Girls.

Your next stop along the way of the calendar is the uber talented   Laura. Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on September 14, 2013, for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!

Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Wednesday, August 7, 2013


Just wanted to let everyone know who the winner of the iron on print from the Christmas in July Blog hop was : Anna of Mamaw Ann's World   Blogger Anna said...
Wow Amazing projects!!!
Congratulations Anna I sent an email to you this evening. Thanks to everyone who joined in our little hop and for all the inspiring comments!   Janet