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Friday, September 13, 2013

September Calendar Girls Blog Hop

Welcome to our September 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" - "September, light the candles of your sweet 16!!"

Our hop begins today with the lovely and super talented Jearise of Lorby's World (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!!!! 

In case, you get lost along the way with all the craziness of the holidaze, here's the complete line-up to follow along with the streamers, cards, lay-outs and super creativity of the marvelous Calendar Girls:

September, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
Classical Music Month ~ Jearise
Fall Hat Month ~
Baby Safety Month ~
Self Improvement Month ~

1 Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator ~ Lynne
2 Labor Day ~ Janet
2 National Beheading Day ~
3 Happy Birthday Janet Smith ~ Lynne
4 Newspaper Carrier Day
6 Read a Book Day ~ Laura
8 Grandparent's Day ~ Sandy
9 Teddy Bear Day ~ Lynne, Sandy
10 Sewing Machine Day ~ Lynne
11 911 Remembrance ~
11 Make Your Bed Day ~
12 Chocolate Milk Shake Day ~ Edwina
12 National Video Games Day ~ Sandy
13 Blame Someone Else Day ~
13 Defy Superstition Day ~
13 Fortune Cookie Day ~
13 National Peanut Day ~
13 Uncle Sam Day - his image was first used in 1813 ~
14 National Cream-Filled Donut Day ~ Christine
15 Make a Hat Day ~ 
15 National Women's Friendship Day ~
16 Mayflower Day ~
16 National Play Doh Day ~ Lynne
17 Citizenship Day ~
19 International Talk Like A Pirate Day ~ Sandy
21 International Peace Day ~ 
21 Oktoberfest ~ Lynne
22 Elephant Appreciation Day ~ Janet
23 Checkers Day ~ Christine
25 National Comic Book Day ~ 
26 Johnny Appleseed Day ~ Jearise
27 Native American Day ~ Edwina
28 Ask a Stupid Question Day (one of my favorite days) ~
28 National Good Neighbor Day ~
29 Confucius Day - Try your luck. Get a Fortune Cookie ~ Vicky

My first day is "Labor Day" always a very special day for me because my grandma and mom put on a family picnic and we all celebrated my aunts and my Birthday!! So many awesome memories. Here is my card which is in the true spirit of the day:

 My second day is Elephant Appreciation Day. Now my Mom loved to play Bingo and always had a handful of little elephant figurines that she placed in front of her  "her Lucky charms". Mot that they did much for her winning but Elephants have a special spot in my heart as well. Here is my card to celebrate Elephants:

We are offering some fabulous blog candy to a lucky winners - 
Just comment and give some bloggie love to each of the Calendar Girls. For our blog candy, Lynne is offering a personalized mug mat monogrammed with your first initial. Please, don't forget to comment on all blogs along with leaving your email address that we may contact the winner. You get to chose either fall colors, butterflies, or apples. Shown is the butterfly fabric. 

Your next stop along the way of the calendar is The very talented and fabulous Lynne. Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on October 12, 2013, for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!
Thanks for stopping by and for your kind comments.
Big Blog hugs, Janet


Iris said...

Love both cards.

Camille Short said...

Those elephants are classic!

Carmen M. said...

These are both great cards! I love the flourishes on the elephants!

Edwina said...

Love your cards so much! I am always looking for labor Day items. I don't know how I missed this one. Love the elephants. So pretty. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

Sandy Hentzel said...

Both are awesome, elephants are my favorite too.Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day,
♥ Scrapbook Blessings ♥
♥ Sandy's Paper FunTime ♥

Lynne - Her Craftiness said...

I love love love love your cards!!! As always, thank you ever sew much for being part of Calendar Girls and it is truly a pleasure hopping with you!
Hugs, Love, and Friendship

Liz Mullen said...

I love me some elephants. elephants are my favorite! (BL)