Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Happy Anniversary and Children's Day!! A New Monday's Fun Day!

I'm sorry I don't have anything new from my craft table to share.
I made a few cards using my new Hero Arts stamp sets, but need my camera to charge first before I can take any pics. Thanks to all who have emailed asking about how I am doing. I caught a 24 hour stomach virus over the weekend and tonight, it's a new viral thing with my sinus and lungs. *Sigh* The things I bring home from teaching preschool! LOL! If it's not one thing, it's another, eh?


May 5th! What a day of celebrations!
Happy Birthday to Kevin's sister, Kari!
Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone!

Kevin and I are celebrating our 8th wedding anniversary.

Hakone Gardens, Saratoga CA

A friend was asking me about the 1001 cranes that I had folded for my wedding. Well, I had folded 100 gold and silver cranes and Kevin folded one lucky crane. :) For those who don't know about the 1001 cranes, it is a Japanese tradition (and Hawaiian) to fold 1001 cranes for longevity and good luck. These cranes can be strung from a ceiling or they are often arranged in a decorative pattern. I gave mine to a couple of very talented ladies who arranged mine into two large fans (symbolizing respect, friendship, and luck). You can see Kevin's one lucky crane at the bottom.


Ah! Children's Day! It used to be called "Boy's Day" and now it is called "Kodomo no Hi" to celebrate children. Here's a picture my mother took of me a very long time ago on Girl's Day (which is actually on March 3rd).

* This Monday's Fun Day is now closed. *
I have a new Monday's Fun Day, courtesy of Memories Live On!

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These are some really awesome rub-ons, perfect for scrapbookers!
I always add extra goodies too. :)
Just leave me a comment here and be entered for a chance to win!
I will draw a winner using Random.Org on Sunday night.

Need more Kleenex!


Suzy said...

Great rub-ons. It's realy great for scrapbook.

Hove butiful girl you are as a litle girl. (And now as a woman, of cours)

Scrappin Cheryl said...

Those rub-ons are awesome! Love the older pics!

Alicia said...

Cute rub-ons :) Love the picture of the two fans. :)

Anthonette said...

Hi Jane, Happy Anniversary! We were married just a few weeks before you...April 12, 2001. Cute wedding photo.

My husband came into my studio the other night and said "What great music. What channel is that?" I said "It's Jane's blog." He was surprised.

CountessLaurie said...

I am curious, how long did it take you to fold 1000 cranes? And how big are they? (they look teeny!) Regardless, I am impressed! Congrats!!

CraftyFoody said...

Hi Jane:)I know Hakone Gardens well, as I grew up near there. What a beautiful wedding picture. Have a very happy anniversary.

Wendy in the East Bay

KT said...

What a cute baby pic of you!...and Happy Anniversary, too ;-D

Carole RB said...

Hi Jane
Happy 8th wedding anniversary. Thanks for a chance to win this nice blog candy.

gailwoo@yahoo.com said...

Congrats! We just went to a friend's 70th birthday party at Hakone Gardens. What a beautiful place! Someday I hope one of my kids can have a wedding there too! Love your baby photo!

Thanks for the blog goody!
Gail W

ivy said...

happy anniversary! we're coming up on our 10th this september!

Mouse40 said...

Happy anniversary!
Thanks for a chance to win:)

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

These are really nice. Thanks for offering such lovely prizes!

Joni M said...

Happy Anniversary Jane!

Tumbleweed Trails said...

Happy Anniversary Jane. Thank you for celebrating with everyone. I'd love a chance to win your goodies. Please sign me up. I am new to your blog, as I just came across it. I will have so much fun following.



CraftingAnu said...

Happy Anniversary Jane. SO many cranes to fold must have given u sore fingers! All your pics are so nice to see. Love it that you shared all this. Thank u. Thank you also for offering the rub ons. Now I have to go become a follower and look around your blog. I'm new to your blog but happy I found it!