Monday, August 10, 2009

Retreat Fun

What a blast - a weekend of scrapping with no meals to prepare, no family or pets to tend to and no housework - just time to scrap, scrap, scrap!!!!
I had such a productive weekend - I did:
2 cards
6 layouts 8.5x11
6 layouts 12x12 and
started a mini album (nearly finished except for the covers).

Saturday night was dress up dinner and the theme was 80's icons - we went as The Village People - didn't win but had fun dressing up and dancing to the YMCA song - lol (hope no one had a video camera). The funny thing is Jeff has bought me a going away bag and inside was a Village People CD, cowboy hat and a wrapped present that he told me not to open until we were all together at the retreat - it was a little figurine of the Village People (as the retired village people) and represented the 5 that we dressed up as (haven't taken a photo of it yet but it is on my scrap desk)

From left to right is: Tamara (copper), Julie (indian), Jane (construction worker), me (cowboy) and Sarah (biker).

On Julie's head are the dreaded silver balls headband - every time someone said the four letter "C" word you had to wear them (clean minds here girls - the word was "cute" - lol) lots of laughs.
So we had a ball and are definately going again next year.

My other news on the home front is we get our FIRST foster child this weekend - a little 2 year old boy (he comes for the weekend to give his regular foster carer a break) and we are all excited. xx


Lisa T. Howard said...

Ooh! Ooh! I wanna go! Wow! That looks like THE most fun retreat! I LOVE the Village People...what an awesome idea! And look at you go! I think that must be a record for number of projects completed at any given retreat!

Congrats on the new little one you will be opening your home to! Hope you are having a great Monday!

Anne P said...

Looks like you had a hoot.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

WOWWWWWWWWWWW!!! Looks like a GREAT time....and U got a lot DONE!!! YAY! Loveeeee that U have a new foster son!!! How WONDERFUL! :):):):):):):):):):)

Julie said...

So love the pic of us all. Congrats on finally getting your first little foster visitor. eNJOY MISSY.

Bec said...

LOL Looks like you all had a ball!!
I hope you have so much fun with your foster child. It's a beautiful thing that you and your family are doing.

Jane Smith said...

You have been having a ball!! Love all the costumes...I forgot how much fun it was to dress up..thanks for coming over my way and saying hi!

Looking forward to see what scrapping you've been up to too...XX

mandysea said...

Oh I wish I was there with you girls!!!! Weell, you got a heap done!! Love the pics.......ooh and those mystical photos are gorgeous and the one of Josie in the tree.....WOW!

Ceci said...

Wow it looks like such fun!

Congrats on getting your first foster child Chris. x