Friday, August 9, 2013

Calender Girls - August

Happy Summer everyone!
 Hope everyone is having a great summer!
Here is Ontario it has been a hot and humid one!
But I will take that anytime over cold and snow.

Welcome to our August Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. It’s absolutely amazing when you do a Google search the interesting facts you may find. Such a find is special and unique occasions throughout the year!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. As Neil Sedaka sang in his song "Calendar Girls" - "August, when you're on the beach, you steal the show!"

Our hop begins today with the lovely and super talented Jearise at  The entire line-up is available just in case you get bogged down with all the holidaze and craziness as you won't want to miss a single calendar event!!!! 

The line-up for August includes:

August Monthly Holidays, Special and Wacky:
  • Family Fun Month
  • National Eye Exam Month - Lucy 
  • Peach Month~ Michele
  • National Picnic Month ~ Laura

August, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

3 National Watermelon Day ~ Edwina
4 Friendship Day ~ Edwina
4 Sisters Day ~ Janet
7 National Lighthouse Day ~ Lucy 
9 Book Lover's Day ~ Christine
10 Lazy Day ~
10 National S'mores Day ~ Christine
11 Son and Daughter Day ~
12 Middle Child's Day ~
13 Left Hander's Day ~ Jearise
15 Relaxation Day - now this one's for me! ~
16 National Tell a Joke Day ~ Laura
18 Bad Poetry Day ~ Jearise
19 Aviation Day ~ Lynne
20 National Radio Day ~ Sandy
21 Senior Citizen's Day ~ Janet
22 Be an Angel Day ~ Laura
22 National Tooth Fairy Day ~ Sandy
23 Ride the Wind Day ~
26 Women's Equality Day ~
27 Just Because Day ~ Jearise
28 Race Your Mouse Day -but we are not sure what kind of "mouse" ~
30 Frankenstein Day ~ Sandy
30 Toasted Marshmallow Day ~ Vicky

My first project is for National Picnic Month

National Tell A Joke Day-

(And just so you know Aug 16th is also National Rum Day, CHEERS!)

Who's there?
Boo Who?
Try not to cry, it's just National Joke Day!.

Laughter IS the best medicine!

My Angel today is a fairy...
she is just adorable and I will giving this file to one lucky guest.....
Toadstool Taylor
She is from The Stamping Chef....

August is also National Picnic Month 
so here is a layout .... files from Miss Kate Cuttables
and some paper from my stash... all glitter patterned paper...

We are offering some fabulous blog candy to a lucky winners - 
Sandy from Scrapbook Blessings will be going through her stash and
sending one lucky winner a surprise package.
Laura will also be giving one lucky winner her favorite image 
from The Stamping Chef.. 
She is a new release so you will have to wait and to see her...
 (She will be in this hop on my blog)
 Just comment and give some bloggie love to each of the Calendar Girls.

Your next stop along the way of the calendar is Lynne!
You have to see what she has created this month!!!!
Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar
 again next month to see what 
Holidays to Celebrate on September 14, 2013, 
for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!


  1. I'm totally loving that 1st card. That image is just stunning!!! Totally love TSC!!! And that layout is just perfect to highlight a great summer moment.

  2. Sweet card. Great summery layout.

  3. I'm just loving your first card, image is great and colouring is superb. Time for me to be on my way again, great blog hop. Hugs, Jen x
    Krafty Keepsakes

  4. What a fun layout and such a pretty card! Great work!

  5. Great projects! Your joke is funny. I love your picnic layout. it is so cute. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

  6. Love the "Fairy card" she is beautiful! Great coloring as well!! the second picnic project is really coil!
    Linda K.