Friday, July 23, 2010

Friends FOREVER...

HELLO, HELLO!

Today is a lot of things...it's Farm Fresh Friday at The Greeting Farm, it's also the day that my AMAZING Design Team decided to pretend there were blogger problems and kick me out of admin.   Surprisingly this didn't unnerve me as much as it NORMALLY would...because today is ALSO the day that I found out that I will be published in Paper Crafts magazine for the FIRST TIME (Jan issue :) and ALSO the day that my cousin came to visit me from Chicago.   I'd say it was a pretty good day for starters!!!

It only got better when I found out WHY "blogger" was having this little issue....today is my birthday.  Apparently my TGF peeps had a little something up their sleeve...and well...you'll just have to check out the TGF Blog and Club Anya Blog (wince, LOL!) to see WHY!

The card I have for you today is appropriately titled "FRIENDS FOREVER".   That is exactly what I hope to have with these girls.  You guys have TOUCHED MY HEART in ways I can't even explain and now MY post is late because I was crying too much to see the computer screen, LOL!  (add to that Marie was really trying to distract me til the stroke of midnight, LOL!)

I don't know what else to say...I am really floored by the display of generosity in spirit and the beautiful things that you guys have to say...add to that all the Facebook messages I'm already getting and emails too...and I haven't even gone to bed yet, LOL.  I am really excited about ALL of it.

THANK YOU----from the bottom of my VERY. FULL. HEART.   I have a lot of reading to do today on your blogs...and from what I've read so far, I don't have words yet...just love.  SO MUCH LOVE.

Please do me the honor today of checking out these AMAZINGLY talented dear hearts and see what they've been keeping from me, haha :



Love you all!!!!!!   I hope that I can make someone smile today as much as you've made ME smile...I adore this day even more now.  What a beautiful bunch of hearts you all have!

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38 comments:

kadie said...

Happy Happy Birthday, dear friend!!! So glad you stayed up to see your surprise!! MUAH. We all love you SO MUCH!
AND What fabulous timing to receive news of your upcoming publication!
Happy Happy Day, beautiful Lady!

Tracey Feeger said...

Happy Birthday sweets. Hope you have a wonderful day.
mwah
Trace

Sparkle said...

Congrats on getting published! Your card is darling and I hope you have a fabulous birthday weekend!

Kim Y. said...

Happy Birthday, Jess! Congrats on getting published! Way to go!!!

Your card is adorable! Everything is so perfect!

Leanne said...

Wonderful news to start your weekend and I predict it will continue to get better and better. Fabulous card to tribute to the love that you will get ten-fold today. The love these ladies show only speaks high volumes of what you mean to them and how generous you are to us. Thank you for all you do to make TGF & CA&F a wonderful place to play. Happy Birthday Jessica!! :)

Sammi @ Mad for Markers said...

Awww.. so sweet! You deserve it all! :D This card is gorgeous by the way!!
xxx

Heather Schlatter said...

My Dear Sweet Friend!!!!

Happy Birthday to You!!!!

I am so glad we got to to this for you and so glad you got to see it before you headed off to bed!!!

May your day be blessed, and Happy, and may you have many more wonderful surprises as the day goes on!!!!

I LOVE You girlie you are the BEST!!!!

Love your Friends Forever Card to your coloring is just Wonderful and love those colors together!!!!

Heather

Cecilia said...

oh what a wonderful day!!!
Don't cry girl, you deserve it all.
Happy birthday and congratulations for being in printed paper.

Hugs...

Kris said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESSICA!!!! May all of your wishes and dreams come true my dear friend!!! We all LOVE you and wish you the best day ever!!!!

and your card is a PERFECT way to thank your friends!!! simply sweet as you!!!

Love ya girl!!! and another Happy Birthday!!!

AnnikaS said...

Happy birthday or grattis pÄ födelsedagen as we say in Sweden! Hope you are having a wonderful day, I really enjoyed the bloghop and I think you loved it even more.
hugs from Annika in Sweden

Theresa Harris said...

Wow I could not sleep tonight it's 3am in the morning and I decided to Blog Hop and check out some sites.

glad I did first off

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Jessica Happy Birthday to you... and many more

Second what a darling blog you have I exploring your blog hop now so I becoming a follower
would love if you become one of mine that I just started.

Thank you
The Scrapbooking Queen
http://thescrapbookingqueen1.blogspot.com/

Amber said...

Happy birthday, dear, sweet Jess:) I hope you have a WONDERFUL day:)

Silke Ledlow said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESSICA!!! I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST AND MANY, MANY MORE FABULOUS BIRTHDAYS!!! Congrats on getting published GF...awesome news!!! Enjoy your day and I hope you get spoiled rotten...wahoooo!!!

BTW your card is super cute and sassy...I love it!!! Hugs ~S~

Kelly Booth said...

Love you too Jess and Hope your Day is just Perfect in Every Way!!! Congrats on the Paper Crafts...YAY!!!
Sending you cupcakes and Hugs.....my friend!!

StampinCathy said...

Happy Birthday Jess! Hope your day is the best one yet! It's a ME day so enjoy and relax.

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

Such a sweet post and a big Happy Birthday!!!!!Congrats on being published I am so excited for you your work is amazing!!! I hope you have a wonderful day Jess!!!

Kristy Young said...

Aww see now I got teary reading your response....mission accomplished we managed to make you feel special and all warm and fuzzy inside.
You are one fabulous chick and I think you need to know that your amazing and you fill everyones hearts with happiness.
Hope today is a great day, and I hope your currently being served breaky in bed heheh.
Oh and WHOOO HOO congrats on being published thats AMAZING!!!
Kristy xx

♥Rach♥ said...

Adorable creation! I love the pretty colors and wonderful layout :0) Happy Birthday again!

CraftyDee said...

Happy birthday Jessica!! Wishing you a wonderful day with your family, enjoy!

Julie said...

Hope you have a great birthday

Cindy Haffner said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY my sweet friend, you are the best!!

Published, WOW that is AWESOME, congrats!! Doesn't surprise me your work ROCKS!!!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Happy Birthday Jess! I hope you have a FABULOUS birthday full of love and laughter!!!

Rona said...

Hope your birthday is FABULOUS - just like you :)

margie c said...

Happy Birthday to you, Jess!!!
Have a fab and fun-filled day :)
hugs, margie

Carisa said...

I was so happy to see that you got picked up for PC and then to find out it's your bday to boot and I just find that good things happen to really GOOD people. You are an amazing designer, mother, friend & bright light to any who are lucky to know you. You really inspire me and I look up to you in more ways than you know (hope that doesn't sound stalker-ish, LOL). Anyway, I hope you are having a beautiful day with your family! I'm blessed to have you as a friend.

Elena said...

Happy Birthday Jessica! May your day would be as wonderful as you are!
Congratulations on being published!
And thank you so much for giving us so much joy! LOVE YOU!!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Happy Birthday Jess....your card is gorgeous!!

Tosha said...

Have a colorful birthday

kim-paperbabe said...

Happy birthday sweetie, you deserve all the love today for all you give to everyone, Hope this year is your best one yet and so many many congratulations on your work getting published way to start your birthday year!!!!
BiG HuGs love Kim :)

Deconstructing Jen said...

Happy birthday sweet friend. :D I hope you are having a spectacular day... hey your ears must be burning cause I just got a text ping, lol. I love love love this card... the papers the colors everything.

LOVE YOU!!!

Julie Ranae said...

Wishing you a happy birthday...it's always wonderful to have a team that will celebrate 'YOU'!

Mercy said...

this card is fabulous! i hope you had a fabulous and very happy birthday...love you, girl!

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Pam Varnell said...

I am so proud of you girl for getting published. I just knew it was going to happen any day. I hope your birthday was awesome. It was so sweet of Chris to prepare that awesome looking breakfast for you this morning. Have a great weekend.

Love that card too. Spectacular.

Tasha said...

Happy Birthday Jess, you are amazing and hope you had a wonderful day. Your card is beautiful, love how you have used the papers and the gorgeous colour work
love tasha xx

CCC said...

Happy Birthday and it was our friend's birthday this week too-Double celebration.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Awesome coloring!!

Davenz said...

Nice one... So fabulous..
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