winner of birthday blog hop!

Thanks to everyone that hopped with us for Kimberly’s Birthday!

Shelly, I’ve messaged you!

So yesterday was {inter}National Scrapbook Day…did you play along in challenges, do some shopping or craft up a storm?  I had some crafty girls over and we made some gorgeous cards compliments of the birthday girl, Kimberly (those will be coming to my blog soon}.  In true Kimberly form, she gave me some goodies and this awesome card:

PERFECT for me…I love it Kimberly!

It’s been really lovely here in the Pacific Northwest…last night the boy & I went for a walk on a local trail.  I’m lucky to live in a community where that has several trails and parks.

If you’ve been following me for a while….you know that my boy is a high school senior.  We recently paid his college tuition deposit…yes, he’s made his decision.  With 5 amazing choices, he’s decided to go to school in New York City/Manhattan.  I’m super excited for him and know that it’s a perfect fit.  I’m going to miss him horribly, I miss my girl and she’s in the same state!   I’m super grateful for my kids…they make me laugh, they are self motivated and are just plain awesome♡
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20 thoughts on “winner of birthday blog hop!”

  1. Congratulations to Shelly.

    Just wondering if you picked the monthly winner for april and Winnie and Walter.

    • Hi Mary,

      I couldn't reply to you directly because you are a "no-reply blogger" {read about it HERE:}. I have posted the winner of the Winnie & Walter giveaway and contacted the winner directly. Thanks so much for playing along!!!


  2. Congrats to Shelly and your baby boy!!!!!!! That is awesome he picked my home!!! YAY!!! And LOVING your card!!!!! LOVING those colors!!!! And I didn't get to do anything yesterday crafty wise … I only got to make something this AM! LOL!! Crazy times right now! 🙂

  3. ACK! Can't believe I'm reading my name! lol Thank you so much, Amy!
    Fabulous card…perfect, indeed! 😉
    LOVE the pic of you and your boy! I know you'll miss him, though how proud you must be! 🙂

  4. Congratulations on our son, Amy. I am not looking forward to Charlotte going away and am glad that it is three years before I have to worry about it. NYC is a great place to go to school too.

  5. What wonderful weather the last few days!…Awwww I teared up seeing this Oh so happy boy with his mama on the trail, beaming in the selfie…and then reading he will be so far away…..well..there will be lots of messaging, calls.. amd mama emergency home packages.!!!

  6. Wow!! Talk about having your prayers answered! I couldn't be happier for you and your son, and am excited for the opportunities that undoubtedly lie before him. You have just defined success in my book. If I am beaming in a pic with my boys one day, opportunities for them abounding, I will know that I have succeeded as a parent!! Well done!! Xxx

  7. Congrats Shelly. I am so sorry I was not able to make it Saturday. Love love Kimberly's card she gave you. Self motivated children are such blessings.

  8. Gorgeous pic of you both. Love that he's making great decisions although can't imagine how much you'll miss him. Kids grow too fast! x

  9. Oh, what an amazing photo of you and your boy, Amy! I'm so happy for him for the wonderful opportunity he has to go to college in NY… although I know how hard that will be on you! It's a blessing to see your kids grow and blossom, but it's bittersweet, too. I wish I could make them stay little forever! 🙂
    Sounds like you had a great weekend! Love that you got together with your girlies for NSD!

  10. Congrats to your winner!!
    What a beautiful pic of you and your boy!!!!!
    Congrats to him on his college choice!! He is coming to the BIG city 🙂

  11. Yay Shelly!!! You and your Boy look so happy in that photo, amy… I'm betting the shades are hiding a few tears – happy ones of course…
    =] Michele

  12. Congrats to your winner.
    Love the photo of you and your son, Amy! Congratulations on the college choice! Sending many best wishes your way!

  13. congratulations to your son!!!!!! what wonderful news! and how terrible it's going to be for you two to be across the country from each other! but wow – i know you're so proud!! incredible news!

  14. Congrats, Shelly! Thanks for hopping with us, and what a delightful post, Amy. Love the picture of you guys in the sun!!! Yeah NYC!!! Such great news for him!! Looking forward to seeing what you all created and seeing you in person Saturday!!

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