April 30th, 2012
Happy Monday! Yesterday our church congregation presented our Pastor (and my boss) with an iPad as a gift of appreciation. The Family Pastor asked if I would create a card to go with the gift and of course I happily agreed. Pastor Jeff is a surfer, so I immediately went to the palm tree image from TE Hanging’ Out at the Beach along with the matching die.
I started with a piece of shimmery shite cardstock and masked 2 inches in all around with Eclipse tape and then sponged several colors to create the sunset. Then I used my Scor-pal to create two score lines around all the edges. I stamped the palm tree and colored it with Copics before die cutting it with the palm tree die. Then I die cut the wave and embossed it with a CB embossing folder. The Bible verse is from an old SU set. Some simple liquid pearls finished off the design. I usually have a hard time with masculine cards, but this one came together quite easily and was really fun to work on.
I’ve been feeling really crummy for the past several days. In fact, on Saturday we decided to just do nothing and pretty much relax all day. I feel a little better today, but still not great. I’ve heard so many friends talking about the green smoothie craze, that when I saw an infomercial for the Nutri-Bullet I decided to give it a try. We went out and bought one yesterday. I still need to get to the market to get some fruits and veggies for it. People who really know me will be shocked by this, I’m sure. I tend to be a bit of a picky eater and I’m not a fan of veggies at all and barely even eat fruit. So…we’ll see how this goes. If you have a favorite green smoothie recipe that veggie-hater might like, please feel free to share it with me. I also need to get back on my WW plan. I just haven’t been able to focus on it since I started the new job and I’ve been eating way too much junk. So…smoothies, here I come.