Hello and another FREEBIE!

Good morning!
OMGosh, it has been a while, hasn't it?  LOL
I have been so busy, mostly with my hubby and his illness.  As we have recently found out, this whole illness was NOT due to his heart, but due to his THYROID!  Let me tell you, your thyroid controls YOU!  Yes it does!  It was what caused my hubby's heart to have the AFIBS and to loose unexplained weight loss, loss of appetite, weakness, tired all the time, etc.  He even had bad headaches we thought were completely due to sinus and he had stopped smoking, we thought the headaches were due to that too...and maybe it was.
Anyway, we have seen an ENT (Ears-Nose-Throat) specialist and hopefully he will begin to get better.  I sure hope so.  He has lost over 15 lbs in the past 3-4 weeks!  He's almost lost all of his muscles...he is so weak...please keep him in your prayers.  It can't hurt. :-)

Also, I have been busy getting ready for the OCTOBER HFD at Crafty Scraps Forum.

Can't show you yet...but YOU WILL NOT want to miss this one!  If you haven't had a chance to get over to the forum for the SEPTEMBER HFD...YOU ARE MISSING OUT!  The mega kit...is MEGA!
This is just a small preview of items in this kit, not all pieces are shown!  HFD26 mega kit
Go see for yourself!!  We were fortunate to have some really great designers to help out.  Thanks to these awesome ladies, it is a fantastic kit!  All you have to do is follow the "trail" to each of the CT's blogs to get the pieces required to make your own Layout...post the preview of your LO in the HFD section of the forum and you will get the LINK to download the HUGE mega kit!  It's that easy!  What are you waiting for? LOL  I hope to see you there!  Don't forget to say hello!  LOL

OH...and before I forget, I have started a Recipe Challenge at the Crafty Scraps Kitchen Forum, too.  Why don't you check it out and come join the fun with me?
OK... so I wasn't even thinking of doing my own thing, but Michelle asked me to since I am working on a Scrapbook Cookbook for myself anyway.  So we thought, why not let others get in on this fun project too!

Here's the basic of it... You come to the forum, scroll down to Crafty Scraps Kitchen (that would be my little spot in the forum...lol), then you will be directed to my 1st post!  When it opens, you will see my preview of the MINI-KIT I made just for you, so you too, can create a recipe LO!

Please read the Challenge rules before participating.  It's pretty simple. :-)  I promise. *hug*
After you make your LO, upload your preview [72ppi quality and 480ppi wide x 600ppi high] to PHOTOBUCKET or where ever you choose to host your previews.  Get the "HTML CODE" link to your image and come back to the FORUM to post your preview.  Send me YOUR FULL SIZE Layout to my address given in the forum...and at the end of each month (the 30 th) I'll share a link for you to grab all the Layouts that were shared.  Also, I will give you a BONUS for participating.  NOPE....not going tell you what it is...you'll have to participate to get it. :-)

OH!  And most of all...this is GREAT NEWS... CraftyScraps is having a 50% off sale until Sunday the October 7th...HURRY on over there...you won't want to miss this sale!
Click below to go there!

Also, I want to remind you, that SKC [scrap kit challenge] has ended for the FALLING IN LOVE  mega-kit, but you can still get the kit from each designer, if you haven't done that already.  Don't delay...as I don't know how long they will be available. :-)  We are now working on the OCTOBER challenge... come on over and play with us...this has got to be a FUN and exciting kit...I mean you can make it for Halloween, for Fall, for Thanksgiving...and all of the above!  Check out the colors we are using!  I LOVE IT!
Photo: ***PART 1*** to our new kit called "All Hallows' Eve"  (Halloween, October 31, world-wide) will be due the weekend of October 13-14. Part 1 is Papers...can't do without papers in a scrap kit! Papers can be whatever size you wish to make them...12x12, 8x8, 8.5x11, 8x10, 4x6, you choose. 

Please check our NOTES for links to make papers (and maybe some other things).
Note link: https://www.facebook.com/notes/scrap-kit-challenge-learn-create-and-share-digital-scrap-items/part-1-paper-links-to-learn-how-to-make-papers/10150872410051274

When you have completed your papers, post them to your blog to share. Come back here and post your blog link here. NOTE: the first image you post on your blog post will show up here, so keep that in mind when you post your kit on your blog, especially if you want your new preview to show up here. You can post your SKC items in a different post, but on the same day as other posts, then just use that link (the SKC link).
Can you even imagine the pieces you could design with this kit?  Come on over and join in the fun!  I hope to see you there... Part 1 is due in a couple of weeks...so hurry! *hug*

One last reminder...Maurine is hosting another awesome RECIPE CARD CHALLENGE at Digital Scrapbooking Studio Forum  Just scroll down to the section called "the studio challenges" and in there you will choose the month [October 2012] and then the Recipe Challenge.  Tell Maurine that Candie sent you...lol
Here's a preview of the awesome kit we are using this month!
The theme is for Trick or Treat or Halloween/Fall recipes.

Isn't this a really cute kit?  I LOVE IT..Yep...going to do a recipe or two...my first choice will probably be Popcorn Balls...remember those?  My kids use to LOVE these!  You'll have to join in the fun to get these awesome recipes!  Come on over!  I hope to see you there!

And now, if you have gotten this far, you will be glad you did...as I am sharing something I made from my MINI-KIT you get for participating in the Crafty Scraps Kitchen Recipe Challenge.  Wow!  Say that 10 times fast!!! *wink*
It's called, you guessed it... Fall-Thanksgiving!  I hope you like it and will decided to join me in making more recipe pages for OUR scrapbook cookbook!

Ok, so I now that I have written you a book!  Why don't you come and see us at some of these forums...and PLAY with us?  I seriously do hope you will.

ONE more thing before I go.  I am working on getting together a MEGA kit to put into different stores for sale for a CHARITY kit for Michelle at Crafty Scraps.  I will elaborate on that more when I am ready to post about it.  She is in seriously bad health and LONG STORY short, she is in need of a KIDNEY TRANSPLANT...if any designers are reading this, PLEASE, PLEASE contact me, if you would like to help.  I would appreciate it so much, and I KNOW Michelle would too.  May GOD BLESS you all who help out.  [MORE TO COME ON THIS TOPIC... :-)  I PROMISE!]

Take care, and I hope to see you again, soon.  May God Bless you all and Keep you Safe until then.
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PS...I didn't proof read...Please notify me if you find any errors or need a link fixed.  Thanks.  And thanks for understanding. :-)


daisydilly (vicki) said...

Its good to see you back on. Sorry to hear about your husband but hopefully he's on his way to a quick recovery. Will keep him in prayer

Candie said...

Hi Vicki! It's good to see you again, too. I have missed you! :-)
TY for your prayers, and YES they do work! I hope he will be better soon, as well. TY for your kind words.
HUGS, Candie

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBB Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 1 post on Oct. 07, 2012. Thanks again.

Candie said...

I am so sorry to be MIA but hubby was more ill than you could know. On October 9th he was diagnosed with "Small Cell Lung Cancer". We have had a time of it, but now he is finished with his treatments.
We're waiting for the final tests in April. MRI for the radiation to his brain & CT scan for his neck to pelvis area.
I am not worried, as I know in my heart God has touched his body and healed him.. :-)
Prayers are always appreciated, always. :-D
I don't know when I will be back to blogging and I wanted to say TY to all who visit. Take care and may God Bless You & Yours. <3