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Username Post: CLOSED, moving on to July! : June VLB challenge        (Topic#1559265)
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[Well, as we all know, the VLB challenge is going through some changes. Cathy, our amazing hostess of four years, has decided it is time to hand this challenge off to someone new. Well, she isn't really "new". We all know our Eileen and love her and she will be an awesome hostess for this group! I have enjoyed hosting for three months now, and will still be here playing along every month. Ya can't get rid of me, lol!]
~Rebecca

Hi there! And welcome to the VERY LAID BACK Challenge! Please read this entire post before you sign up. For anyone new to this challenge, here's the idea: so many of us crave all the lovin' our neighbors leave when we do challenges, but sometimes we just want to create layouts and projects that have nothing to do with challenges (and still get some love!). Well, for this challenge, you can just create pages and other projects and link them here. You can follow my weekly challenges, but it's not a requirement. Basically, anything goes!

Here's the one and only catch:
YOU HAVE TO LEAVE COMMENTS ON THE OTHER PARTICIPANTS' LAYOUTS AND PROJECTS. So, if you sign up, you are committing yourself to leaving comments as well as receiving them. To keep this from becoming an overwhelming task, I'm restricting the number of players to 35 or so.

This is not a one entry challenge. This is a month long commitment to post ALL your work and check out everyone else's. Please post projects only from this month. And please be aware that we can be REALLY CHATTY on this thread and the posts can add up really fast.


Every weekend, I'll post a new challenge. It'll be something really easy. If you have any ideas for new challenges, please let me know! I'm always looking for new ideas!

June challenge week 1: Let's make thank you cards, to honor Cathy! They don't need mailed, just post a pic to give her a smile..
June challenge week 2: Scrap your latest purchase.
June challenge week 3: Use a journaling block.
June challenge week 4: Build your page/card on a KRAFT background!


Easy enough, right? Again, I encourage you to post layouts and projects that don't follow the challenge. Just let your creativity flow and have fun!


Past Challenges - because some of us are always behind and actually think we'll catch up one day - lol:

Use a doily on your page! (Not laser cut cs/pp)
Use bling!It can be rhinestones, pearls, stickles, glitter, etc
Scrap a mom! (Can youself, sister, mother, friend, etc.)
Use cardboard on your page.
Use fabric on your page..
Welcome Spring with color! Use bright blues/greens/yellows/purp les/ etc..
Use squares!
Number in the title
3 of something and try to create a visual triangle
Journaling spots
Sanding
Animals


PARTICIPANTS:
1. byondbzr
2. Anna C
3. newtoscrapping2011
4. cveira
5. Neetz
6. ktmracing
7. AllAmy
8. Scrapn mama
9. laurak1
10. ncyankee
11. scrapperbee
12. Tena E
13. dhscrapalot
14. amancuso
15. Sonja C
16. stopnstare07
17. dancinirish90
18. jazzescrapper
19. autumngold
20. godschild94
21. jaxxan
22. janet28rn
23. bellasmommy1
24. Pookahbot
25. MelissaW
26. AmyRowan
27. SaraS
28. Lenethren
29. Claggy
30. isnthisfun
31. Bubblegirl
32. raining
33.
34.
35.


Edited by byondbzr on 06-29-11 06:38 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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Our first challenge is for my dear friend Cathy:

June challenge, week 1: Let's make thank you cards, to honor Cathy! They don't need mailed, just post a pic to give her a smile..

((you are, of course, welcome to mail them too! ))


Edited by byondbzr on 05-31-11 06:33 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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I would like to be in again!


 
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Thanks Rebecca!

Will definitely do a thank you for Cathy at some point this week!


Edited by Anna C on 05-31-11 05:21 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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I'm here!


 
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Great Anna!

I have some drop offs, June Tidbitz In Time kit is out and is gorgeous!

Darling **Tidbitz In Time** By Byondbzr
Who's that girl **Tidbitz In Time** By Byondbzr
Baby **Tidbitz In Time** By Byondbzr


 
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I would love to try this. I have not participated before but it seems very fun and a great motivator to make things and to check out galleries for great ideas.


 
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  • ktmracing Said:
I would love to try this. I have not participated before but it seems very fun and a great motivator to make things and to check out galleries for great ideas.



Welcome ktm! This is a GREAT place for inspiration. You'll find scrappers with many different styles in one place. Everyone here is inspiring!

Would you mind if I ask your name, and if you could share a bit about yourself? You'll see many of us have our names in our siggies, it helps get to know everyone.(but you don't have to!) I look forward to knowing you better!


 
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Updated to here, welcome back girlies!


 
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here are am- don't forget me!


 
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Hi Girls!
I'm in again too! Even though I don't think I've actually done any of the vlb challenge in a while.


 
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Thank you for that very nice welcome! To tell a bit about me: My name is Audra and I live in the Midwest, am mom to one son (12) and step daughter (22)and call myself momma to my Chihuahua. Note: the order they are listed is not the order of who is spoiled most to least! I have had scrapbooking materials for over ten years but only recently in the last year or two, started to do much more of it and also have gotten into making cards.

I look forward to getting to know all of you!


 
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I can't join in this month but I WILL be catching up on love from the previous thread ... I promise!


 
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I wish you could play Kimmi, but I understand!



 
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here are am- don't forget me!



Amy.....

THE DRESS CAME! I am in awe, it is gorgeous! Rylie is at school, she will flip when she sees it. I have to find a place to do some photos of her. I'll post them here when I do! THANK YOU again! (And I hope you nab a picture and scrap it too!)


 
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Oh yeah, a drop off!

Catch of the day By Byondbzr


 
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I'll join again. I'll try to stay on top of the love this month but my DD is visiting us for the summer, so we'll see how it goes.


 
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peeking in, off to get a pedicure.
ttyl. I have one to share but kinda bleaky outside right now.

Welcome Audra!


 
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peeking in, off to get a pedicure.
ttyl. I have one to share but kinda blaeking outside right now.

Welcome Audra!




Hi Christine! Thanks for the welcome.


 
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Hi everyone -- now I'll be gone a bit this month but I'm gonna sign up. You can count on me catching up when I get home.
Cathy - thanks again for 4 years of hosting this great challenge. And thanks to Rebecca for stepping in nd helping Cathy out.

I'm looking forward to hostessing starting in July. I know I've got big shoes to fill. And that's probably literal -- I've got really small feet. he he he

Audra -- welcome. We love new people here. It's a great place to "meet" people and to get & give inspiration.




 
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DOO --

All Dressed Up By Ncyankee


 
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For Kimmi's color challenge.. I do NOT enjoy purple, so I had to push myself a bit here. I like it though!

Silly girls By Byondbzr


 
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  • byondbzr Said:
  • AllAmy Said:
here are am- don't forget me!



Amy.....

THE DRESS CAME! I am in awe, it is gorgeous! Rylie is at school, she will flip when she sees it. I have to find a place to do some photos of her. I'll post them here when I do! THANK YOU again! (And I hope you nab a picture and scrap it too!)



What a coincidence. I just got home from the post office and sent off a box for Rylie. Just some summer cheer- more casual. Enjoy. I'll have to live vicariously pink through your daughter. My boys don't seem to be interested in frilly pink dresses- imagine.


 
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Here I am--and already behind!


 
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Hi Rebecca, please sign me up! Off to get ACU and sign off the May thread


 
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That's mainly my fault Bev, SORRY! Or not..lolzz!


 
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Bev -- I'm trying to help!

Here is one of me @ my 1st communion. I was inspired by Rebecca's "Byondbzr" lo "Darling".

http://www.scrapbook.com/galleries/189351/view /3254095/...

Here is mine:
First communion By Ncyankee

Oh and this meets last months challenge for using doilies.


Edited by ncyankee on 05-31-11 11:36 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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  • AllAmy Said:
  • byondbzr Said:
  • AllAmy Said:
here are am- don't forget me!



Amy.....

THE DRESS CAME! I am in awe, it is gorgeous! Rylie is at school, she will flip when she sees it. I have to find a place to do some photos of her. I'll post them here when I do! THANK YOU again! (And I hope you nab a picture and scrap it too!)



What a coincidence. I just got home from the post office and sent off a box for Rylie. Just some summer cheer- more casual. Enjoy. I'll have to live vicariously pink through your daughter. My boys don't seem to be interested in frilly pink dresses- imagine.





WHAT? They don't want to wear frilly pink dresses? I just can't believe that...


You know you are always welcome to scrap Rylie if you like. If you don't want to do a layout because it doesn't have aa album to go into, you could do a girly artsy canvas for your scrappy space. I KNOW you want to go all diva-luscious and you should be able to every now and then! Rylie will be in heaven with more dresses, thank you!
I generally just have an Easter and Christmas dress for her each year, though she begs for more. Yep, she's a princess!


 
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Count me in again!


 
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..............Updated to here...........


 
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I missed this challenge last month. Count me in for June please!


 
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I'd like to join this one too if there's still room! This'll be good for me as I tend to get stuck doing only challenges and ignoring my other potential projects!


 
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  • SonjaC Said:
I'd like to join this one too if there's still room! This'll be good for me as I tend to get stuck doing only challenges and ignoring my other potential projects!



Welcome Sonja, please tell us a bit about yourself! Many of us have been here for years and we love new people and want to get to know you a bit better!


 
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..........Updated to here...........


 
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okay - am acu! maybe I'll actually scrap before the week's over.


 
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Me, me, me!!! I stalked all morning, but had to leave before the thread went up.

I'm behind already of course, but I'll cu in a bit. I finished a LO yesterday, but I'm going to try and do the two pagers that go along with it before I post.

I went shopping today and bought some clothes for summer and a couple dresses to choose from for Cassie's 8th grade graduation tomorrow. Now off to take her to dance.


 
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Here's this weeks challenge -- my thank you card for Cathy & Rebecca.

Thanks Card By Ncyankee


 
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ACU2H!!!!


 
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Here's one more --

Help Me By Ncyankee


 
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  • byondbzr Said:
  • SonjaC Said:
I'd like to join this one too if there's still room! This'll be good for me as I tend to get stuck doing only challenges and ignoring my other potential projects!



Welcome Sonja, please tell us a bit about yourself! Many of us have been here for years and we love new people and want to get to know you a bit better!


Oh goodness, how many characters do I have on here? Readers Digest version: I live in So Cal with my DH and our four-legged, furry baby . I'm from Seattle originally and have been in L.A. for almost 7 years, married nearly 4. Been scrapping on and off since 2009, but really caught the bug in the last year. Read: My stash and supplies have exploded! My hubby and I are outdoorsy and ski/board in the winter and kayak, hike, bike, camp, beach, etc in the summer. My DH is also slowly becoming an assistant to my scrapping obsession, meaning he likes to help when he's in the mood! I'm also rapidly becoming a challenge junkie...
Hope that's a good start. I'll happily participate in discussions when I'm able and I can get pretty chatty too (obviously).
I actually have a two-page LO I'd originally started for a challenge, but missed the deadline so will post it here instead! Might even take a stab at a TY card...
Thank you for hosting this - looking forward to all the scrappy ideas!


 
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Please add me to the list. I have been stalking the challenge forum looking for this challenge to post. I need to get back into the swing of things.


 
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  • Neetz on 05-31-11 04:19 PM
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ACU!!!


 
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Welcome Audra, Sonja & Welcome back Sue!

ACU again!


 
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I'd like to join in again!


 
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I'm in again!


 
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ACU to here.


 
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If there is still room I would like to join in the fun too!
Going back to catch up!


 
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I made it! Forgot about the new thread all day today... oops!

Hooray for all the new friends this month!


Edited by janet28rn on 05-31-11 05:08 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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Hi Sonja -- nice to meet ya.


 
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acu to here!


 
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Hi there Audra, Jill, and Sonya!

Welcome back Ashley and Sue!

Hope to see you back with next month Kim!

Wow Rebecca and Eileen...you girls are already rockn those layouts! Lots of great work from you two!

ACU2H and signing off for the night!



 
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good night, getting caught up here as well as May's thread.

Rebecca, thanks so much for hosting again this month.

Sleep tight girls! xoxoxo


 
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I would like to sign up if there is still room. I haven't been on here in awhile, now that I have some extra free time I'm hoping to get a lot of scrapping done and finish all of my "started, but never completed LOs"


 
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Just checkin' in before I hit the hay!

Hi Sonja, I live in Vancouver WA, just down the road from Seattle. I bet you're lovin' LA's weather compared to Seattle. It's been one of the wettest the west side of WA has seen in years! Welcome to VLB challenge. I know I've seen you over on the "scraplift the person before you challenge" a time or two.

Welcome to all the newbee's and hello to all the regulars.

Well, good night all, probably won't be around much tomorrow since I have to work, so if I don't check in, have a great Wednesday!


 
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  • Scrapn mama Said:
Just checkin' in before I hit the hay!

Hi Sonja, I live in Vancouver WA, just down the road from Seattle. I bet you're lovin' LA's weather compared to Seattle. It's been one of the wettest the west side of WA has seen in years! Welcome to VLB challenge. I know I've seen you over on the "scraplift the person before you challenge" a time or two.

Welcome to all the newbee's and hello to all the regulars.

Well, good night all, probably won't be around much tomorrow since I have to work, so if I don't check in, have a great Wednesday!


Hi! Yes, Vancouver is very close to my hometown! Been there several times! I do like the sunny CA days, though this year has been really odd! Last weekend I was actually in a sweatshirt and sweats! I do miss the fresh clean smell of the air after it rains... that's a rarity here!
Thank you for the welcome! Looking forward to this challenge!


 
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Good morning ladies! Welcome to all the new girls and welcome back to few of our "missing regulars".. lolzz!



 
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off to work I go. rainy day again here.


 
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.............acu & updated to here............


 
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Good morning ladies!


 
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Becca, do you still have room for me? I miss the thread too much to stay away too long


 
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Good morning


 
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Morning --
Brendan is off for his last day of middle school. Can't believe he'll be in hs next year.


 
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Morning --
Brendan is off for his last day of middle school. Can't believe he'll be in hs next year.




What a big day for the both of you! I have two years to go before my son has that day. Not looking forward to it!

I hope your son has an excellent day!


 
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Oh wow, last day of Middle school. Time goes so quickly!

I finished this one yesterday evening.

*Summer Note By Jaxxan


 
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  • Neetz on 06-01-11 05:03 AM
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Off to my favorite place Longwood Gardens I go monthly and LOVE it everytime!! With LOTS of picture taken!!

Enjoy your day ladies


 
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Sign me up! I'll get caught up on May shortly.


 
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Good morning ladies!

Welcome Aftin!


 
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  • ncyankee Said:
Morning --
Brendan is off for his last day of middle school. Can't believe he'll be in hs next year.



Cassie too They have Field Day tomorrow and Great America Friday, but this is the last classroom day and last day for that uniform!!! Yippee -- I'm so sick of seeing her in that same outfit! LOL

I finished the 2008 ballet portrait. Still working on the companion LO's -- looks like it's going to be 2 2-pagers to get through those pics. I need a bit of break from them for now so I decided to go ahead and post this one:

Ruby Forest By Dancinirish90


 
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Me please! I know I slacked off in May, but I'd really like to join again this month!


 
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A Time to Remember By Anna C

TFL!


 
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Morning ladies...Just checking in and getting caught up before I start to work on some scrappy projects. Love all the inspiring layouts so far.

Welcome to all the new faces and welcome back to all of us seasoned VLBers. This thread is awesome and so much fun to be part of.


 
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Morning! I'm hoping to have scrappy and loving time today but I'm babysitting for a friend so with 4 girls in the house I might be out of luck.
For those of you with kids finishing up middle school; how exciting! My darlings are preping for 3rd, 2nd and kindergarten and my youngest is in for a shock next year when it's just the 2 of us at home. Maybe I should start brushing up on my tea party skills...


 
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ACU to this point.....Hoping to get some LOs done today with my oldest daughter Maddie. She is 12 and loves to scrapbook with me. She has already finished one scrapbook and is starting her second one


 
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jci...


 
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  • SaraS on 06-01-11 09:39 AM
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Please sign me up!!

I will catch up on the end of May and into June...just in the middle of garage sale madness now, but this weekend I will get to it!!


 
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Hi ladies jci,
It's very HOT here today, forecast calls for maybe triple digits today. I already had my gym work-out and ran a few errand this morning, so now I'm staying in, staying cool and scrapping since DH is working today.

See ya later


 
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I know this is nothing like what hit in Joplin and other areas in the west, but we had a quick and intense storm that ripped through on Sunday. Tornado sirens were going off before a drop of rain had even fallen, and a funnel cloud was spotted by public safety at a station about 5 or so miles from my house, moving east (so away from me, but closer to my parents and Jason's parents).

As the storm progressed east towards Battle Creek (a city less than 30 minutes by highway to the east), it got stronger and more dangerous.

I thought I'd share photos one of my friends posted of the area. My husband and FIL were outside working on our front porch and I made them pack up everything and come inside the moment the sirens started. We had a lightning strike a tree within 500 feet of our house just before the rain hit, so I'm glad I did.

Anyway, I thought the NWS had called it an F1 tornado, but others are reporting it was only declared straight-line winds. It's hard to believe that so much destruction can be done without some tornadic activity!

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1015027247864...


 
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Sorry to hear all that happened in your area, Melissa. That is very scary.


 
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Wow, Melissa! That is scary! Glad you all were safe and you got everyone inside!

I'm ACU and going to leave love. Good heavens this is a fast thread...


 
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  • Pookahbot Said:
Becca, do you still have room for me? I miss the thread too much to stay away too long



Of course baby!!


 
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OK gals, going through to cu and add new names... And WooooHooosie, I made the color challenge poll!


 
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OK.. after I get through LOTO.. I'll be cu here...


 
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Oh yeah, for our newbies, a quick lingo guide:

cu= catch/ing up
acu= all caught up
LOTO= lots of tabs open


 
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  • Neetz on 06-01-11 12:02 PM
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Jci!!!

It is SOOOO hot in NJ today, I walked in the gardens for HOURS and was sooo hot, but I still love it and now going to sneak into my craft room and shut the door LOL!!! Loving all the new LOs ladies!!! makes me want to scrap!!!


 
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Wow Mel, those pics are frightening.. Glad you are safe! We have had some days here recently with hairy weather. The worst we got was 70 mph winds and pea sized hail. SCARY!!


 
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Mel -- no they are not as bad as Joplin (thank goodness), but how scary. I pray nothing is ever as bad as Joplin again.


 
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  • byondbzr Said:
Oh yeah, for our newbies, a quick lingo guide:

cu= catch/ing up
acu= all caught up
LOTO= lots of tabs open




DOO -- dropping one off (as in lo)
jci -- just checking in


 
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Ok -- I'm a thread hog.

What is wrong with people? I spent the afternoon at the animal shelter. I swear I just want to smack some people. There is a lovely sweet hound dog -- that someone spray painted. And he is so so so thin. But thru all this -- he's pure sweetness. I gave him some towels to sleep on and he just curled up some contently. Gonna bring one of our older dog beds to the shelter for him in the am.

I swear if I find the person who did this -- they will get more than spray paint from me!

sorry for the rant


 
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I'd like to join in this month if there is still room!


 
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Eileen... I have no words.. I love you for voluntering at the animal shelter, but I seriously would go CRAZY if I tried to do that. I have no filter when it comes to abuse, whether that be animal or human. I applaud your work..

I hope you find a home for him!!


 
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Very scary Melissa, glad everyone got inside safely.

Well, we made the triple digits today, can you believe our official temp today was 102. This weather is crazy, killer tornado & heat and today is the start of Hurricane season.

Stay safe & cool everyone!


 
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DOO Stroll By Laurak1
What crazy weather everyone is having, we still had snow here on monday! I hope things settle down there's just so much damage being done and so many people suffering through all this. Good luck to those of you in the hardest hit areas!


 
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  • Neetz on 06-01-11 03:45 PM
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WOW, Melissa that is sooo scary, I hope everyone is OK,

Eileen BREAKS my heart when I see any animal hurt, what kind of person does that!!! Thanks for taking care of him!!!

ACU!!!


 
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ACU!
Melissa that sounds very scary! I wasn't able to access the pictures but your description is very good. I live in California and I still will take an earthquake over tornadoes. Tornadoes seem too unpredictable to me.

I am jealous listening to those of you who are getting actual summer weather. We are still shivering with our heaters on and gloomy rain.

Eileen, bless you for doing what you do for the animal shelter. I am sure you see the worst side of people! That dog sounds super sweet! I hope he will be able to be place in a home that spoils him rotten.

I am all ACU!


 
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DOO --

Brothers By Ncyankee


 
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Melissa - So glad you are safe! Those are some scary pictures!

Eileen - I can not believe someone did that to that poor dog! I really just don't understand some people in this world and how they can be so cruel!

ACU and off to try to get a page done while watching the Stanley Cup Finals. DH is still pouting that we didn't make the playoffs lol.


 
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Sara: It's garage sale time for us at the end of June. I've cleared out some stuff as our house is up for sale, but could still find some more!

Eileen: I will never understand some people's thoughts/actions either. You know I'm a pediatric nurse practitioner and the way some people treat kids breaks my heart and makes me sick to my stomach sometimes.



 
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Evening ladies. Tired and need to finish some layouts but headed to bed instead.

Has anybody heard from Miae?

Melissa, glad everyone is ok. We've had some really crazy weather here too.

Eileen, I, too, applaud your work at the animal shelter. As much as I like cats and dogs, I'm not sure I could volunteer in one. The one here is a kill shelter and I just can't stand the thoughts of that. So unfortunately, I bury my head in the sand and act as if it doesn't really happen. Sad, I know.



 
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Glad you're safe, Melissa.

And, Eileen, it is so wonderful you help at the shelter--can't imagine spray paint--but I'm like some of the others--I do my part by spoiling our dog.


 
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