Saturday, December 31, 2011

My Scraps & More New Year Resolutions Blog Hop

Welcome to the My Scraps & More first blog hop!
The arrival of a new year always brings resolutions along with it. We at My Scraps & More are focusing on these resolutions all through the month of January with a crop on the forum and we are starting it off with a blog hop!

This is the order of the hop:

My Scraps & More blog (start here)
Lisa (you are here)
Shawna (go here next)
Janelle
Tracy
My Scraps & More Blog

As you hop along to each of the Design Team's blogs you will be collecting "ingredients" to our New Year's recipe. After you have collected all the ingredients, create a layout using those "ingredients". Post a comment on the My Scraps & More blog with a link to your layout.

Layouts are due Sunday, January 8, 11:59 pm.

Tammi will randomly select a winner for the grand prize of Fancy Pants Winterland paper collection.

Watch along the way, some of the design team members are giving away RAKs with their own requirements.

Happy Hopping!
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For my resolution, I choose to quit a bad habit. I started smoking back in my senior year of highschool and have been smoking ever since, twenty some years. I have tried to quit a few times (New Years Resolutions) with no success. When I went in for my yearly checkup in September, I talked to my doctor about it and he prescribed me Chantix. I started taking it and have been smoke free since October 8th! Now if I could only give up the chocolate, lol!
Anyway, here is my layout using some JilliBean Soup:

For my "ingredient", I would like you to use some twine on your layout. If you don't have any twine, you may use string or fibers. Also, for anyone who leaves me a comment, I will enter your name in a random drawing to win a RAK from me. I would love for you to become a follower, but it is not necessary to win the RAK.
Thanks for stopping by today and enjoy the hop!
Ok, now off you go to see what Shawna's been up to. http://twokidspaper.blogspot.com/

42 comments :

  1. Great layout! I love JB!! Good luck with your no smoking resolution. You're doing good so far. I have been smoke free for 11 years. I quit when I got pregnant and never looked back. I still get cravings after all these years. i cheated once and the next day I suffered a terrible "hangover". I am so over it! Stay strong!!!

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  2. what a terrific resolution and hooray to you for being smoke free since Oct. 8th! such a hard but worthwhile resolution! You did a great job on your layout too!

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  3. Great resolution and good for you for being smoke free! Thanks for sharing your great layout!

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  4. I love all of the elements on your beautiful layout! I also love that it has so much of my favorite color: green! TFS! :-)

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  5. Congrats on the no smoking thing!! That should be mine this year! I'm really trying but in all you have to want to, to do it! I'm torn between right now so it's harder for me! Awesome LO! Love the colors!

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  6. Love your design, such great elements! Congrats on quitting!!!

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  7. fabulous page design Lisa - yeah on being smoke free - good for you

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  8. Congrats on your first 3 months being smoke free!

    Love your layout...the banner flags are perfect!

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  9. congrats on quitting smoking! But never give up chocolate - that would be crazy! Great layout!

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  10. twine, string or fibers check. Thats a great resolution. I would find it really hard to give up chocolate too.

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  11. I love your layout Lisa, and what a great accomplishment!

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  12. congrats on being smoke free Lisa! and your layout is awesome! Just might have to do me some lifting! lol!!

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  13. Give up chocolate?? No way!!!! It's my Prozac!!! Great job on putting away the smokes :)

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  14. Great layout Lisa and congratulations on being smoke free. Keep up the good work!

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  15. Congrats on quitting smoking...but I wouldn't recommend giving up chocolate. ;)
    Great layout - love your use of the banner flags and twine.

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  16. so happy for you for quitting!! yeah!

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  17. OMG Lisa.. i knew you quit but that's a long time ...congrats.. so proud of you. Fabulous page with great colour and love the accents... and love the twine twist

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  18. LOVE your page Lisa!!! and congrats on stopping smoking!!! what a HUGE accomplishment, that is not easy!!! wonderful LO!!! and I wish I could give up chocolate but it won't ever happen.. LOL

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  19. amazing page Lisa!!!!!!!!!!
    congrats on the quitting
    it's something I've never done but often thought hey if I could loose weight maybe I should give it a try-lol NOT---and here too with the chocolate lol
    gotta have one bad habit

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  20. Love your work!! congrats on not smoking any more. That is quite an accomplishment.

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  21. Love your LO, congrats on quitting!

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  22. Congratulations on giving up smoking and featuring it on your page is AWESOME. I love those JBS papers.

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  23. good luck, Lisa! Quitting smoking was one of the hardest things I had ever done...that was 30 years ago, or so. Love your LO!

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  24. Congrats on quitting smoking! Love your LO with JBS-such neat papers!

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  25. I love twine, it brings a "country" style to layouts, so I'll surely use your ingredient!! I'll be glad to follow your blog!
    Happy New Year from Italy!

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  26. Congrats on your success with stopping smoking, Lisa! I'm sure that was a tough battle, so good for you for sticking with it!

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  27. Happy New Year!

    Congrats on kicking your habit! Your layout is fantastic- love the pp and whimsical design.

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  28. Congratulations on your success...keep up the good work. Great layout- I love twine!

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  29. Congratulations on being smoke free since October :) Asking for help is one of the hardest things I think we can do, glad you did it for yourself. Love your layout. I have lots of twine so excited it is an ingredient in the challenge!
    -Suzanne suzyq28024@gmail.com

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  30. Love your layout, Lisa! That's awesome for you. :)

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  31. Good for you Lisa!! That's wonderful!!! Super cute layout too. :)

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  32. Lisa--that is awesome! I am really hoping to lose about 60 lbs this year.....

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  33. Congrats on your non-smoking success. Love the big banner on your layout.

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  34. Awesome layout! WTG on giving up smoking!

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  35. SuperCute layout! Love the bold green and the pennants! Happy to be a new follower!

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  36. Fun LO, Lisa! Best to you in 2012 and I hope you can keep up the great work with being smoke free. :-) I'm a new follower ~ Blessings

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  37. Congratulations on your milestone! What a wonderful layout to mark the occasion!

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  38. Great layout. Love the colors. Congrats on quitting.

    Vicki
    vwilson577 at yahoo.com

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  39. Congrats on quitting the habit! and love your layout

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  40. Congratulations and good for you for quitting smoking! Great layout - love the title!

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  41. Great job with quitting! What a wonderful achievement to be able to scrap. I love the mix of fun and colorful patterns on your layout - happy papers for a happy occasion. Glad I found your blog!

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