Username Post: April 2019 Happy Mail Challenge        (Topic#1675769)
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A couple years ago Kaylann started a swap (Angel Card Swap) on here where people would submit names and you would send cards to the names submitted. Well I thought I would try something similar but different.

See I have a ton of people I think of in my life that could use a card but then life gets in the way and the cards never get sent. So this challenge is to help with that.

The goal of this challenge is for you to name a person (or more if your ambitious) that you WILL make and MAIL a card to this month. *can be a previous made card you have made.*

We will post cards here so everyone can be inspired!

Think of someone that could use HAPPY MAIL. Life is short and we don’t always let people know how important they are to us! There are several reasons (this is just a few) why you might want send someone HAPPY MAIL:
Thinking of you
Birthday or Holiday (maybe don’t have a lot of family)
Struggling with ________
Need prayers
Encouragement
Sympathy
Being a parent
Loss of employment
New Christian, old Christian, struggling Christian
Get Well
Just to say "Hello!"
Happy Events - wedding, graduations, new baby, etc.
Birthdays
Funny Holidays
Holidays

P.S. - if you have a situation where you would like others to also mail a card to someone you can post that information and ask if anyone would like to PM you for the address.

**This is new challenge so things might evolve as we go. If you have suggestions I would love to hear them**

You can sign up at any time through out the month but the card MUST BE MAILED BY THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH, April 30, 2019!

Card made =
Card mailed or hand delivered =

1. Scrap-time (Hostess)

2.


 
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Cards Made:

1.


 
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Maggie's Nana (Marylou) has given us the okay to start sending cards to her Like-a-granddaughter, Jessica, who was diagnosed with stage 3 Breast Cancer. Jessica starts Chemo the week of September 23, 2018. Jessica is married and 2 boys.

**UPDATE*** 1/8/19
Just want to give you all an update on Jessica. The doctors stopped her chemo treatments because she was getting neuropathy in her hands & feet. She will be having a double mastectomy starting January 18th. They are doing it in two stages. Please keep her in your prayers & thank you again for sending her cards. She does appreciate them & her mom is so grateful as well.
Just cards of encouragement to lift her spirits, thank you!!


UPDATE 2/3/19
Someone in the doctor's office cancelled her surgery so when they met with the surgeon he changed things. Her surgery is February 19th & they will do the double mastectomy all in one surgery removing lymph nodes. They will take her abdominal fat for reconstruction. She will be in ICU for 3 days & 7 days in hospital before she goes home. The surgery will take 12-14 hours.
She needs lots of prayer as well as her family.


I have made up a schedule where 1 person will sign up for a 2 week time period. Any time during those 2 weeks please mail Jessica a card (Thinking of you, encouragement, etc). Once you sign up I will PM you her address.

This schedule will posted at the beginning of each month and you can sign up for any open spots at any time.
Week of 12/16 - 12/29:
1) Linda

Week of 12/30 - 1/12/19:
1) Artsy LC
Thinking of You By ArtsyLC

Week of 1/13/19 – 1/26/19:
1)

Week of 1/27/19 – 2/9/19:
1) Julie101

Week of 2/10/19 - 2/23/19:
1) Ro

VALENTINE CARD By Rolbricht

Week of 2/24/19 - 3/9/19:
1)Artsy LC

Week of 3/10/19 - 3/23/19:
1)

Week of 3/24/19 - 4/6/19:
1) Anna C

You'v Got This By Anna C

Week of 4/7/19 - 4/20/19:
1)

Week of 4/21/19 - 5/4/19:
1)


 
lindaj3
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Morning, I'm in
Cousin
Friends Daughter


 
TexasMomOf4
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Brother-in-law birthday
4 Easter Cards
Nephew birthday


 
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Sent one to a former student, later a coworker who had a double mastectomy Wednesday--a card I'd already made:

Encouragement By Scrapperbee

Hope to send some more but have to think about it.


Edited by scrapperbee on 04-05-19 05:06 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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Birthday - dd
- FIL
Easter - aunt
Best wishes/good luck - coworker

My mom has also requested I make her a card for dd's birthday and an easter card for each kid so I will be doing those too.


 
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I saw this idea on You Tube which is created by a Canadian. I hope I can share with the group.

https://www.youtube.com/watch/?v=QwsiKErI7l0& amp;app=de...


 
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Yesterday was a long day. It was also my oldest dd's 18th birthday. She decided to run an ultra marathon. So, yesterday she, my husband and my son ran/walked a 50K (the shortest ultra, about 32 miles) at one of our state parks. Well, she thought it would be great if the whole family did a race for her birthday. I don't run and I have no interest in running. Therefore, the youngest girls and I walked a 5K. Twice a year they have several races at that park which is part of the Trail Running Over Texas group. At the state park we were at yesterday, they had a 100K, 50 Miler, 50K, 25K, 10K and a 5K. We all completed our respective races.


 
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Congratulations on walking the 5K.


 
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I hope I can show this project to the group.

Bunny in Basket By Scrapbookmonster


 
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I've had a bug of some kind, finally feeling better, but running way behind on getting some cards made. I need to get a birthday card made this month. And maybe an Easter card.

Karen, I am right there with you. My daughter is a runner. I have no desire to run but I do like to walk.


Edited by Anna C on 04-08-19 02:04 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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Good morning and happy Monday

sent to my cousin on Satruday
Happy Birthday By Lindaj3

This one to my friends daughter
Hope your day is Dinomite By Lindaj3

Might send out an Easter card or two, not sure yet.


 
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Good morning


 
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This card goes in the mail today for my brother-in-law's birthday

Happy Birthday By TexasMomOf4


 
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jci


 
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I sent out a card yesterday for a who is in the hospital. I sent it out before taking a picture. However, this was the inspiration for the card.

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/23855073013489801 /


 
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JCI


 
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Birthday tag for a friend.

JN Spring Tag By Boricuapr


 
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acu


 
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jci


 
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Got the majority of my list done

Coworker whose last day was today - delivered today
Best Wishes By Scrapanda

Easter card for my aunt - out in the mail on Sunday
Easter Bunny By Scrapanda

Dd's birthday card - she will get it this coming weekend
Happy Birthday Princess By Scrapanda

My mom asked me to make three cards for her this month as well so I had those on my list:
dd birthday card
Happy Birthday - Crown By Scrapanda

ds Easter card
Happy Easter - bunny By Scrapanda

dd Easter card
Happy Easter - Bunny Ears By Scrapanda


 
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I sent out the 4 Easter cards yesterday.


 
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ACU


 
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So far this month Ive sent out 15 Easter cards, 2 Birthday cards, 2 Get Well cards, 1 Thinking of you card, 1 Sympathy card and I hand delivered another Sympathy card. The months not over yet...


 
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Good morning!

Wow Ro! You are keeping the USPS in business! It's awesome that you can get so many cards made and sent out.

Hope everyone has a wonderful Easter weekend.


 
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  • Anna C Said:
Good morning!

Wow Ro! You are keeping the USPS in business! It's awesome that you can get so many cards made and sent out.

Hope everyone has a wonderful Easter weekend.



Hi and Happy Easter everyone!

Dear Anna, we are retired and we have no family, other than distant relatives. We both have lots of time on our hands. Also, I have a fair stash of cards on hand



 
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jci


 
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Happy Easter everyone. Here is an Easter Card I made for my Dad to give to my Mom.

Easter Card By Scrapbookmonster


 
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Edited by Anna C on 04-21-19 02:13 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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Ro, you are doing exactly what I hope to do when I retire....make cards. I've still got a few more years to work before retirement.


 
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HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE!


 
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Happy Easter!


 
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Here is a Birthday card I made for my girlfriend’s nephew.

Monster Birthday Card By Scrapbookmonster


 
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I made 4 of each tag and mailed one to each of our admins nationwide. Wednesday is Administrative Professionals Day. Of course when I started working it was called Secretary's Day.

Admin Day Tag By Boricuapr

Admin Day Tag By Boricuapr


Admin Day Tag By Boricuapr

Admin Day Tag By Boricuapr


 
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acu


 
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JCI


 
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My nephew's birthday card goes out in the mail today.


 
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This is for my FIL whose birthday is today - kids and dh will deliver it to him on Saturday
Papa Bear - FIL birthday By Scrapanda


 
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MMS


 
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mms


 
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My last one - for my coworker who is getting married this weekend
Congratulations - Wedding Card By Scrapanda


 
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acu


 
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Sorry, but I am not going to get anything mailed out this month. I hope to get something done in May.


 
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Anna - I'm not either and not even keeping up with the front page. I'm in mother day frenzy and I'm getting my butt kicked. Have 37 cards to make!


 
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I hope all goes well getting all of those cards made Kathy! I know each one will be so special and beautiful!


 
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You forgot to remind me about this one!!! Good grief.

Off to get May going. Then back to Mother's Day cards.


 
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Well now I'm getting that stupid error again that I have to wait 2485 sec to post.


 
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Here is the May challenge.

May's challenge


 
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