August 19, 2008

SMOOTHIE ANYONE???

Hi all!! WOW! was yesterday busy - I joined the Chamber of Commerce, signed up for two craft festivals, set up my Cards for the Troops and planned a workshop - I think I will run for mayor next, lol!!! Just kidding, but I WAS running all over town and blabbering to anyone who would listen about my charity event next week - I am very excited especially since the COC said they will advertise it for me as well - whoohooo!!! But, that is not what you came for, is it? *wink* So, okay, yep, I have something to share today! I made these recipe cards for my monthly recipe card swap with Courtney and this month's theme is coffee drinks or smoothies! I decided I needed to figure out a way to work my Sock Monkey into this equation and voila! banana smoothies! Ya see, I think the Sock Monkey gets a bad rap - I have heard him described as "creepy, ugly, morbid, scary, etc" but really, he is misunderstood! He is adorable and just needs the right venue to look his best!! So, I used the little guy on my recipe cards and look at that face - I mean, too cute, right??!!! I think so anyway - LOL! So, here is a close-up of the card, I made ten of these babies (yep Melissa, one of these is yours and I need to get them in the mail, you are growing quite a stack *wink*) and they were winging their way to Courtney's house as of yesterday afternoon! And, Chris, if you are reading this, THIS IS THE RECIPE SWAP I WANT YOU TO SIGN UP FOR - I mean girl, I love yours!!!! Okay, so I will leave you with a recipe - gotta go work on some projects!! Gosh, how I LOVE my job!!! Smooches!
Card Recipe:
Paper - Barely Banana, Garden Green, Close to Cocoa, Whisper White card stock
Inks - Brown Stazon, (recipe printed on computer), Close to Cocoa, Apricot Appeal, and Summer Sun Stampin' Write Markers, More Mustard Classic Stampin' Pad
Stamps - Sock Monkey
Accessories - Very Vanilla narrow grosgrain ribbon, 1 3/8, 1 1/4, 1 inch Circle Punches, Stampin' dimensionals

40 comments:

Dawn Easton said...

You go girl!!! I hope all goes well with everything you have going on...wow...how do YOU do it~! I love this idea and it looks so yummy!!
Miss seeing you daily but had to check in while I had some time this morning~ Have a FAB day!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

THis is adorable, Alex and sounds delicious! Best of luck with all of your happenings! WOW, you are busy!

Manna said...

This is FABULOUS, Alex! It looks like the recipe itself is on a bevellled edge frame or something. Very 3-D looking! And THANKS, for thinking of me. I'm just a little weary with all the things that need to be done around here!

Marilyn said...

How do you get it all done - sounds like you and the energizer bunny are friends!! Do tell! Sounds awesome all the things you have planned. I need to do something here in the town I just moved to to build my business here. Keep us posted on how all your events go!!! And your recipe card swap is awesome!!!

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

That is fantastic! Yep, you're right...that little guy looks just perfect!

Courtney said...

Oh this is just too cute, girl. The monkey looks like he's excited about this recipe! ha!

So when are you running for mayor? LOL!

Butternut Sage Designs said...

Awesome recipe card TFS Donna

Annapurna said...

Now I know where to get the recipe from when I need it :-) Cute!

Dani said...

Super cute! I personally think that Sock Monkey is adorable. And he makes for a great recipe card! :)

Lauren said...

Very fun recipe card. Sounds yummy.

Melissa said...

A stamping mayor?! That would be perfect!!! LOL!

I look forward to getting the recipes in the mail when you have some time.....any idea on when the Convention stuff should arrive? With the move, I don't want to miss it!

Many Blessings,
M.

ScrapMomOf2 said...

CUTE! I think the monkey is cute too!

Michelle said...

Fabulous! I love smoothies!

Wow you sound busy - good for you!

christie said...

Mayor? Why not? You'd make a good one, what with all you can accomplish in a day...you leave me astounded and amazed.
:-)

beate said...

Wow! You got a lot on your plate! This looks great and sounds delicious!
Hugs and smiles

scrappermimi said...

You are a ball of fire girl! What an adorable recipe card and sound very yummy too!

malieta said...

What an adorable card Alex and TFS the smoothie recipe...it sounds very yummy!

specialcraftmom4 said...

What a wonderful idea! Great work (:

Cindy Haffner said...

So yummy, all the best.

Staci said...

This is sooo cute! Love the monkey!

Latisha said...

poor little monkey, so misunderstood lol

Carolyn King said...

wow..busy times...looks like you are handling everything great though! i love your recipe card...what a cute idea!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Super cute Alex! Love those bananas! :)

Debbie Yates said...

Love those bananas...and your monkey is adorable! great job!

Deb said...

You would be a fabulous mayor I am sure! Good luck with it all! Love this recipe swap, your cards are amazing, fab bananas!

Joanne (Stamps4sanity) said...

Wow, you DID have a busy day! What a clever idea to use the Sock Monley on this! Really cute...

Deborah said...

Hope you have your running shoes on! He he! Love your recipe cards, fun swap! Hugs, Deb

Rose Ann said...

You are one busy girl, Alex!! (I'm getting tired just reading your post...lol). I love your smoothie recipe card!! Great idea to use your Sock Monkey! Too cute!! Hugs!!

Pamela said...

Wow...you do sound busy. :) Cute recipe page. And I like the Sock-Monkey....no bad rep from me.

Angie Tieman said...

How cute! And how perfect for the banana from Sock Monkey, you are so clever! Sounds like you're Wonder Woman, can I have some of that energy, please?!

Lesli said...

Love it, Love it - I really enjoy recipe swaps too! A fun way to learn to make some yummy new things!

suzann said...

Yum! Your recipe sounds so good! Love the card with all the bananas.

Great Job, Mayor!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

My goodness are you busy!!! Make sure you get plenty of caffeine!!! LOL And this smoothie idea is sooooo fun!!!

Belas Creating Place said...

YUMMO as Rachel Ray says..this is so adorable.

Natalie said...

Great recipe cards, I love the little monkey. x

Tammy Hershberger said...

Yes, I'll take a smoothie but could I have strawberry, please?

Geez, you're one busy lady! Keep up the great work!

kathleenh said...

I love your recipe cards Alex! I hope all turns out well for you.

Donna said...

hee hee - this is great!!

Shannon McGann said...

You are a genius! This stamp set is perfect for your recipe. LOVE IT!

Katie said...

I've got to go and take a rest, it makes me tired just reading what you do!!
Great recipe cards. I think the monkey is cute.

Katie
x