Monday, June 18, 2012

Back Flips & Under Dogs!


As promised yesterday, I'm going to have lots of pictures this week!  On Saturday, Marcel kept asking for me to "under dog me on the swing Mommy."  I was going to give it a try, but wimped out and put Jonathon up to the task.  I think he did it as least ten times.  In the last month or so, Marcel can now swing on his own!  My little guy is growing up!

Thankfully there was lots of room to practice gymnastics, dance routines, wiffle ball and throw the football!  It took me about ten tries (and she was game to keep on going) for me to catch Erin mid flip!  They come to Cincinnati every 3 to 4 months and every time she is here she has a new skill to show me.  I am in awe of her talent!
 So...I'm way behind on making thank you notes for Ryan's birthday and I have to admit that I'm a fanatic about my boys writing thank you notes for their birthdays or other celebrations.  When I saw this week's Play Date Cafe Challenge, I thought it would be the perfect color combo to make a set of thank you notes. Eight in total and they were super easy using The Craft's Meow Typically Teen set (yes...you will still be seeing a lot of this!) and a quick PaperSmooches sentiment.
 

23 comments:

  1. Amazing pictures Lynn! Those thank you cards are brilliant...simple yet bold at the same time!

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  2. fab cards, your skill at making cards look so great and unfussy is amazing-I am in awe of this talent...........and the gymnastic talent is a reminder of days gone by! x

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  3. such FUN pics!

    Love your thank you cards...awesome use of the color challenge!!!!

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  4. It looks like the kids were having a blast! What is underdog on the swing? And these thank you cards are great! Clean and simple, but definitely pack a punch :)

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  5. Love the swing photos, although must admit they make me a bit nervous. Fabulous cards, can't wait to see more.

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  6. What a fun set of cards, Lynn! Love those fun splashes of color! So cute to see Jonathon and Marcel enjoying each other on the swings, and good for Erin! I remember being thankful each time I landed on my feet after doing back flips! Looks like she got quite the lift on that one! :)

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  7. LOVE the pics and your Thank You notes are FAB - so different yet the same! Glad you're a stickler about Thank you notes. I drilled this into my son and at 21, he writes them on his own and realizes how important they are!!!

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  8. Fabulous thank yous, girl! LOVE all the different patterns and overlapping bits! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

    And LOVE the fun pictures of the glorious days of summer! Aaaah ;).

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  9. Your pictures made me smile Lynn, so CUTE! And these are perfect cards for your son to send out, love the modern look!

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  10. fun pictures! Very modern CAS card set!

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  11. What fun set of thank you cards! Love the graphic designs and your use of the colors. Thanks for joining us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

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  12. love these simple thank yous. it almost looks like washi tape!

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  13. Loving all your photos lately. What a wonderful set of thank you cards for your son to send.

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  14. These thank you cards look fantastic Lynn... might have to have that stamp set :)

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  15. Eeek! The whole under-dog/swing thing looks far too scary for me to try! LOL!
    Ahhhh Typically Teen - still my fave set right now and your fabulous, fun card show why! Rockin' those TCM stamps!
    Hugs!
    x

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  16. Awesome design on these! Super cool cards.

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  17. fabulous set of cards using the colors. just wonderful.

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  18. I love your photos today! Ariel doesn't want me to do under ducks because she goes to high! :> I have always enjoyed swining next to her and now am sad to say I get a bit of dizziness if I do it too much! Sigh! Love these cards, I have this set and really really need to ink it up!

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  19. Lynn, I wish I had money to PAY you for making these stamps look so GOOD!!! Love these cards and the fun use of color.

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  20. Wow! Look at Erin go! She's awesome!

    Love this card set too. You are the grungy/teen card queen!

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  21. Ooh thanks for the inspiration. I find this teeny age really tricky, these are absolutely fab!!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun with us over at The Play Date Cafe this week!

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