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Thursday, September 30, 2010

CU Freebie- and some pics

Only 4 weeks to go now, and feeling great, hoping the op has worked, it feels like it, but only time will tell. I have a new respect for people on crutches and in wheelchairs, even a normal day to day event becomes a task.

Jackson had his stitches out, but unfortunately had another growth removed from his neck, the size of a pea, we don't know yet if it is also the cancer, but they cut right down into his muscle and surrounding tissue to remove it all, although they said it was just under the skin, and not attached to anything. He is home and eating well.

Just a few more pics from our crazy day out with Kim and family!

Mark and the GirlsSuitcases anyone?Ali Posing
We flew to Cape Town this last weekend for Mark's folk's 50th Wedding Anniversary. I must say I got top class service at the airports, and we were even upgraded to business class at no extra charge. I designed the invitation, using only Kim's kits, she has so many gorgeous ones with gold in that were perfect.
It was great seeing all the family again, I even saw one of my nieces that I have not seen for about 14 years, she and her family immigrated to America.

Cherye, my daughter(on far left)Nikita(niece)in the middle and Carmen, my niece from the USA on the left.
The Golden CoupleLet's get this party started!(Wesley my oldest)Mark's sister Carina (left) and cousin MandyCarina's daughters Nicole (left) and MicaleAn attempt at a family portrait!Cherye and NikitaSharon my sister in law tackling her seafood platterMark's brother Malcom, Sharon and NikitaMark and I with a disapproving Cherye in the background haha
Ok, the party started, unfortunately I could not dance but had fun watching everyone else!
On Sunday morning we had a family breakfast and Mark's dad gave a lovely speech that had us all in tears! And surprised Audrey with a gift!
Ok, enough photos, time for "business" LOL!
Design by Tina has a beautiful new Autumn kit and wordart in her store at ESS
Colours of the WindWordartMy LO(my DD)- got GSO at DST for this one- YAY!Look out for the gorgoeus freebie on Tina's blog
And the fabulous $1 sale in her store- look at these gorgeous kits for only $1
Dreaming of ParisFootprints in the Sand
KimB Designs has a Style Grab bag going up on Monday, you do not want to miss this one!! Trust me they are awesome!!! 7 Styles for only $5!!
And I used one of the styles in this freebie:) CU ok, except the samples are for personal use only!
Download here

Mark is away for 2 weeks, on a conference here, then off to Leeds and Ireland! While the cats away.... hee hee

9 comments:

CafeKitty said...

I enjoyed looking at your pics! It looks like you are a "racing family" from one pic. If so, what kind of racing? My hubby was a drag racer(motorcycles) and we try to attend NHRA racing programs when we can, traveling all over the US. Oh I almost forgot to say "thank you" for the freebie! I got a little off track(no pun intended LOL)♥

Tammy aka bunchie said...

Looks like you guys had a lot of fun! It's so great to be out and not have any cares in the world. I recently was able to do it too at the beach for my birthday. My neice took me to dinner to celebrate and it was so great. Tyvm for the pumpkins template it is great and the time is perfect for this!

Tammy aka bunchie said...

Forgot to add that I am following u now!

TimAprilA said...

THanks so much for all the freeebies.. Ive been off for a year and now Im back to scrapping again.. I love all your stuff...I took a few freebies but didnt comment cause I forgot my password and email i used... but as you can tell I remembered.. So Im posting it on this... Thanks again for all the sharing. April

Bonnie said...

Hi Jen!
The photos are cool. looks like a great party. Audrey is looking so good, I like her hair that color. I couldn't believe Carmen! The last time I saw her she was a tiny baby! Sorry I didn't get a chance to see you, I totally misunderstood the plan! oh well!

bj said...

thank you!!

thescrappywife said...

Fabulous pumpkin template! Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Interesting...........

myrrhmaid319 said...

Thank-you!!