A Huge Summer Giveaway Bash!


I have mentioned the website For The Love Of Blogs several times. Its one of my favorite blog sites for networking. They have fun hops, blogging ideas and its a wonderful community to belong to. If you haven't added your blog to the directory yet, fly on over there and get added! July is going to be a hot, hot time at For the Love of Blogs! They are having a month-long give away.  That is right, everyday in July they are giving something away. You are probably thinking, What are they giving away, Bernie? I'm so glad you asked. Let me tease you with a few items. Cash! Cold hard cash. Who doesn't like cash? Etsy shop credits. Who knows what fun shop you might win credits to buy stuff from. Jewelry Summer Bags. Maybe something fun to carry to the beach. Art Restaurant Gift Certificates Starbucks Gift Certificates That is just a few of the fun prizes for whole month of July. Are you excited yet??!! Each give away lasts for one day only. You have one chance to win … [Read more...]


Cows and Cards and Voting

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Its Thursday and time for a Project 2011 update. Project 2011 is a meme hosted by Cate at Moments of Whimsy. She started it for us to chronicle our goals for 2011. Each week we update our progress in a blog post.  My goal was to be more crafty during the year. My dad used to be a meat cutter and The Graphics Fairy had a cool image I could use on a card for him. A cow showing the different cuts of meat. I think he will find it amusing. I told Jenny that I wanted to add a bit of red food coloring for blood on the front. She thought that was tacky. Hence, the card remained blood free. I also wanted to make some Artist Trading Cards, which I did. Mr. Bernie was a helper bee and cut the cards out for me. All I had to do was doll them up. I posted these for The Graphics Fairy Brag Monday. I had wanted to get them in the mail for swapping but they haven't made it to the mail box yet.     My friend Michele from Living on Less loved the idea of these and made … [Read more...]