Saturday, August 30, 2008

Blog Candy Winner!

Well, Saturday's here and it was time to draw the winner of my blog candy! YIPPEE! Of course, I had a little helper! My lil ragamuffin daughter! Don't ya love that wild hair!?! LOL!

We put all the names in a big bowl, Ellie mixed it all up and picked... drum roll please....

Sherri Alspach is the winner!!

Here's the proof!! hehe!

Congrats Sherri! Email me your addy and I'll get your package of goodies out the door on Tuesday!

On a side note, I have to tell you all that your emails, comments and virtual hugs were amazing the other day when I was having a tough time with my daughter's first day of Kindergarten. I chuckled at your stories of your kids' first day and commiserated with those who are in my shoes!! I actually said to my hubby that if I could have had you all over for coffee and a serious stamping session - I could have thrown a heck of a party! Would have taken my mind off things!!! :-)

So, because you were all there "with me," I thought I'd share some pics from the first day!!

Here's Cal on his way to sixth grade..... My hubby still wonders how I got that big smile out of him!! :-) And, here's Ellie -- all smiles--- on her way to Kindergarten!
Ahhhhh. With the first day down, I am sure it is just like ripping off a Band-Aid. It stings for a bit, but then gets a whole lot easier. Afterall, she's got a pretty big smile on her face -- right!?!?

Before I go... the JustRite Stampin' Champion Contest is still going on! I would love it if you headed on over and voted! :-) Click HERE to vote! Voting ends Monday at 9:00 PM Eastern!

Have a great rest of the weekend! I am in the middle of some pretty big home improvement projects-- painting!! ICK! I know it will rock when it is over but for now, well, it kind of doesn't rock!

Take care! I'll see ya back here soon!


Chris said...

Wow Cal is in the 6th grade!! I can't believe that much time has passed it seems that only yesterday you would bring him into the store and he would tell me stories about airplanes. I can't believe that Ellie is in KG. Time sure does pass quickly. Have a wonderful evening.

Michelle said...

I hope you got through the first day of school alright. I really believe that first day at Kindy is harder on the mothers than the children.
Feel a hug.

Christine (All She Crafts) said...

Congratulations to Sherri! And so glad to see you're making the adjustment.. slowly... to having your littl'un at kindergarten! ;o)

Chris xx

Deb Neerman said...

Aren't they adorable!?! You must be soooo proud, Jewels!

Congrats to Sherry!

The Rubber Maid said...

Fun to see Ellie in her uniform, how cute she looks and when I talked to her after school she seems really happy to be there.Cal in 6th. grade. Wow ! Love those kiddos. MOM

Lesli said...

Congrats to Sherri. Our little ones grow up so fast - don't they! They are adorable and I wish them a happy successful school year!

Shirley said...

Julie, your children are so special!

Becca said...

Your children are adorable. I bet they had a wonderful first day back seeing their friends and making new ones.


Jennifer Buck said...

How cute are they! :) TFS! Hope you are having a great weekend! :)

Anonymous said...

I don't know about you but as soon as I realized how much more I was able to get done with my ds in k-5 I was right along side him ready for him to be in school for the day. :) It does get alot easier. Thanks for sharing they are cute kids.

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

What BEAUTIFUL children!!! I had no idea you had one as old as 6th grade -- my oh my!!! What a handsome fellow and beautiful little girl -- LOVE her hair!!! You are one lucky and HOT Mama!!!! You'll never live that one down!!! Good luck with your project -- oh, how well I know -- LOL!!!

Anonymous said...

Your kids are so sweet Julie! Smiles on both of them on their first day! Hope you had a great Labor Day weekend!
smiles Deena

Mescrap said...

They are so cute !!!