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Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!

Belated Thanksgiving wishes!  I hope you enjoyed wonderful food, friends, family and fun! 

Me- getting ready to bake for Thanksgiving! 

I sure did!  I apologize for not posting earlier- it was a crazy, hectic time!  

But it was a beautiful day from sunrise to sunset! 

I have so many blessings to be thankful for this year.  I also have so many people to thank for the help and hospitality they shared with me over the past few days. So this morning, I snuck into my craft room and hid out for a couple of hours- just enough time to make some thank-you cards for some special people. 

This card was made with my "Thanksgiving" Cricut Cartridge.  

In this card, the little "Create a Critter" turkey makes another appearance, this time holding a sign to show his (my) thanks for blessings I received over the holiday. 

I thought I would also show you a picture of the final result of the banner I previewed in my earlier post, Thanksgiving, Part One

This is the finished project on the wagon as we get ready to go on our hayride.   As I mentioned in the post, I made the letters on my Cricut, and my daughter's best friend designed the final product.  Yes, the "A"s are upside down. This is a tribute to my dad who writes his "A"s upside down when signing his artwork.  You may also notice the drone above the wagon.  It photographed our ride from the air.  I can't wait to see the video! 

I will also be linking up to the "Fantabulous Cricut Challenge-Thank You/ Thanksgiving Challenge .  I hope you will click through the link to see some wonderful Thank You and Thanksgiving cards on that site. 

Thanks for stopping by today!  


  1. Wow! You certainly were busy! Awesome cards and banner!! That turkey always makes me smile :) Thanks so much for joining us for the FCCB challenge this week! Hugs, DT Karla


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