Archive for March, 2014

JAI # 208 – Colour Challenge

Wait till you see the Just Add Ink Colour Challenge this week and what the JAI Design Team have come up with.  They have put together some beautiful cards – so make sure you check them out here.

Here are the Colours:
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Here is my card:
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March 27, 2014 at 9:49 pm 2 comments

The Weekend to End Womens Cancers – Walk

I have had a busy couple of weeks….well weekends really….

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As many of you have heard, I completed the Weekend to End Women’s Cancer Walk last weekend.  And I had a great time doing it.

 It was 7.00am on Saturday that we started out from McCallum – after an address from a man in a Pink Tutu (who happened to the be the head of the Harry Perkins Institute) and some inspirational words from a Cancer Survivor, Lee.

 Day One of the course took us round Mill point and past the Zoo, along Como beach, across the Canning Highway bridge, down Matheson Road, through Ardross to the Esplanade and back over Kwinana Freeway, past Collier Park Golf Course, through South Perth back to McCallum Park.

 Lee that addressed the walkers at the beginning of the day, ended up being my walking companion for last 7km on day one……she inspired me to keep going and we chatted all the way. 

I came in on day one tired but not sore.  Then I snuck off home to rest.

Day Two, the course opened at 6.30am – we went across the Causeway and under the bridge, around the WACA, up into Northbridge.  There were lots of strays, making their way home from the night before!!  We then headed towards Mount Lawley, through Hyde Park, through Leederville and along the Mitchell Freeway.  We went around Lake Monger, past Subiaco Stadium and down through Kings Park.  We walked along Mounts Bay Road and over the Narrows, along the South Perth Esplanade back to McCallum Park.  I finished up with a couple of small blisters – but not too bad overall. 

The entire weekend was a lot of fun.  The event was very well organised, with plenty of food, water, support and cheering along the way.   

A total of $2.2 Million was raised for Women’s Cancer Research with 845 Walkers

I’d like to say a big THANK YOU to those of you that donated to this cause. You helped me to raise just over $2100.  The money we raised is being used right now for new equipment and research staff to fight cancer.

 And – I enjoyed it so much…..I want to do it all again next year.  With some friends, I am putting a team together – cause it’s so much easier to walk with a buddy or two.  So if anyone is keen to join us in a year’s time, let me know.    

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Here are a few pic’s from the weekend……2014-03-15 06.02.22
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The start line.
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Walkers
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As we all set off…
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Lunch stop
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Me at end of Day One

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The camp from the Causeway with all the walkers starting on Day Two2014-03-16 08.10.24
Some of the Cheer Team
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Pitstop
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Selfie at the Pitstop
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Man in a Tutu
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Going along the Swan River
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One little helper
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Michelle crossing the Narrows

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Michelle and I walking the last 1-2km
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So as you can see – it was a great weekend and a great achievement – walking 60km.

The weekend before was also busy – as I ran a fundraising Craft Afternoon.  I will be adding pic’s of the projects we made that afternoon here shortly.

March 22, 2014 at 7:42 am Leave a comment

JAI # 206 – Just Add Sale-a-brations!

This time of year is a special time of year for all of us that love Stampin Up – because it’s Sale-A-Bration time, which means the excitement of free products!
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Every year Stampin’ Up! gives customers, hostesses, and new recruits the opportunity to earn fantastic, FREE, limited-edition stamp sets, papers, ribbons and accessories they’ll enjoy for years to come.
Just Add Ink is celebrating these new products this week with our Just Add Sale-A-Brations Challenge.

Here is the card that I made:
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The DSP, Rope and Flag Punch are all Sale-a-brations products.  Free Free Free!  Yay yay yay!
 
Join the Sale-a-brations Challenge – and share your creation with us at Just Add Ink.
 

March 13, 2014 at 10:37 pm 4 comments


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