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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!


I want to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving. I braved Wal*Mart this afternoon to get groceries and came home and did most of my cooking this afternoon. This year we are having Thanksgiving in town with Kip's parents. My contributions to dinner are Cranberry Chutney and Green Bean Casserole and the most amazing Pumpkin Cookies. I got the recipe from Erica's blog and they are so delicious and they make the house smell so good. My card here uses the sketch from today's challenge on SCS. Riley is colored with Prismacolor markers and I added some silver Gelly Roll pen on the buckle on his hat. I used about 5 different colors on the turkey. I think the turkey looks a little happy here. Maybe, Riley gave him a pardon? Pretty simple card tonight. Happy Thanksgiving is from Studio G and was stamped with CTMH Chocolate ink. All my paper is from DCWV.
I know I have a lot to be thankful this year. If you want to keep reading I will list a couple of them for you. Of course I am thankful for my husband and my family so these are some other things:
1. I am thankful for friendships that have gotten stronger over the last year.
2. I am thankful for new friends, especially three ladies that joined our Sign Language class this year. I am so thankful that I have gotten the chance to get to know Janet, Leslie and Vi. They are all crafters! All three are such beautiful ladies that have enriched my life so much in the short time I have known them.
3. I am thankful for my job.
4. I am thankful for this blog and the friendships that it has brought me.
5. I am thankful that Julie and Angela have encouraged my hobby and taught me so many new things to do ( my wallet isn't so thankful though!).
6. I am thankful that I don't have crazy in-laws! Mine are great enough that we go on vacation with them every year and it is fun! They will even sit outside of craft stores and wait on me for almost two hours!

6 comments:

Karen from PA said...

This is such a cute card. I like the background paper, and Riley, of course. Love Riley!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Jennifer Scull said...

what a fun card! I would certainly pardon that cutie turkey! I like the papers that you used. how wonderful that you have a sign language group that you are a part of. I know not even the basics, but enough to know that I would love to learn more. :)

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! I will go check on the cookie recipe as I enjoy all things pumpkin!!!

Scrubbysue said...

Awwwwwwww..hahaha! I love it gina! Happy Thanksgiving from ours to yours. = )

Katy said...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Katy SCS Grp.

Scrapping Julie said...

Happy Thanksgiving Gina!!!
Hope you had a great one.
Love you,
Julie

Jackie said...

I love this card! It is such a blessing to know each other.