Happy Tuesday & Happy 10 days until Christmas!! ACK!! Are you ready for Christmas yet? LOL--Thankfully my shopping is all done, decorating has been done, and cookies still need to be made! Now just to get everything wrapped & we're done! Friday we're meeting up with my family at National Harbor's Gaylord National Resort to see "ICE"--indoor ice sculptures & slides carved out of ice by Chinese artisans--can't wait--it will be a brrrrrr 9 degrees in there though!!! Then we're having dinner at "Ketchup"--yes, they have many kinds of ketchup but lots of good food too (fun trivia fact--I love to use ketchup on everything, hee hee)!
Then on Saturday we leave for NYC for a 4 day trip--so excited! Hopefully this year it won't be as cold as it was last year so we can do the carriage ride around Central Park--last year it was too cold for the horses (and me too). Riley picked FAO Schwarz for his must-see, mine is "Dylan's Candy Bar" (candy in every brand, shape & color--YUM), Alexa wants to see the Library and James, well he'll just go along with whatever we say, hee hee! We want to see either "The Nutcracker Ballet" at Lincoln Center or "Wintuk-Cirque Du Soleil"--we're trying to have a family vote to pick, but so far it's a tie, LOL :o) Lucky for us we have "someone" who gets us great tickets last minute & for great prices too! And of course Rockefeller Center to see the tree, ice skating in Central Park & all the fun holiday windows at the stores!
So this Saturday will probably be my last post before Christmas and I will probably only post 2-3 times after Xmas to enjoy that time with my family. Then I'll be back on the 4th of January 2010!
-The winner of my Blog Candy is Donna of Indiana Inking---Congrats Donna! Please email me with your address so I can get your goodies out to you before the holidays! Thank you to everyone for playing along--I absolutely LOVED reading all of your holiday traditions--made me smile each time :o)
-Susana's Custom Art & Card Design has some awesome NEW products in stock now--NEW Kasiercraft 6x6 paper pads, Metallic Markers and Glitter Papers!
-7 Kids College Fund is running a 12 Days of Christmas Special! Today is Day #3 and it's 15% OFF SALE on all Pink Cat Studio Stamps and Anything to Mount Stamps With (see all products HERE) on Use Coupon Code XMASDAY3 (THIS SALE IS ONLY GOOD TODAY)! There are also 52 NEW Tim Holtz stamps in stock HERE & they are all 10% off until December 18th!!!
-On Thursday, Mo's Digital Pencil's Dream Team is having a fun "Pop-Up New Year's" Blog Hop!! You won't want to miss it! To view the Dream Team Gallery you can go HERE!
HERE--they're easy to alter and make fun gift holders for gift cards, candy, jewelry & lots of other things! I just covered it with papers to match--attached with my Scor-Tape and added another layered snowflake. Inside it holds a Gift Card to Target (my daughter's card will be to Aeropostale and Borders though--but she was around so I had to use a different gift card, hee hee)! A perfect gift set for a teen! I love to alter images to make them fit different occasions--stretches your dollars and makes your stamps super versatile!
Make sure and hop over to the store blog HERE to see the rest of the DT's Blinged Out projects!!