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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Want Another Entry & Chance To Win My Giveaway????

First I want to thank ALL of you who have entered into my giveaway. My heart hurts because after reading all of your sweet comments I wish I could give each and every one of you this package. You all deserve to win it!! Also I wanted to Thank you ALL for becoming followers of my blog. WOW.. I can't believe how many new followers I now have. It really has stunned me. So Thank you SO much!!

 Want another chance for another entry for this giveaway?? Go to my Two Pink Peas facebook page and VOTE for me to win a trip to meet my sponsored child Salifu in The Gambia. Go to and click on the "Click Here To Support My Quest" link from Child Fund and then vote. After you have done that come back and leave a comment under my original giveaway post on my other Two Pink Peas Blog here at Not here..otherwise it would get confusing!! LOL. I would LOVE to travel to meet Salifu as I have been a major part of his life since he was 5 years old. It would mean everything to me to go and meet him in person. I did not even know that Child Fund was having a contest to meet your sponsored child until just a few minutes ago. It would mean SO much to me if you all voted for me. Have a wonderful weekend and I will talk to you all very soon!! ~Terri

P.S. I wanted to tell you that I gave my little purse that I made to my counselor/life coach yesterday and she went NUTS. She could not believe that I did that for her. She immediately gave me the biggest and longest hug and then placed it on her shelf where it will stay. It really meant alot to me that she loved it as much as she did. Thank you for all of your amazing and sweet words about me making that for her. They all mean so much to me!!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

My First Project In Weeks Using The Forever Young Cartridge...

Just recently I started seeing a counselor/life coach for various reasons. One being that I never properly grieved my dad's loss. But my last visit was this past Tuesday and I showed her a little picture book of Two Pink Peas and some of my projects featured in this little booklet. I got this book online for 100% free, no shipping or anything. It turned out really great. Anyhow, We were talking about my love of making paper crafts and photography and she saw a picture of this little purse in my book. It had different colors on it but it was the exact same paper and she LOVED it. Actually she wanted to buy one from me right then and there. I don't like to take money from others and I LOVE to give so I made this for her today and will give it to her tomorrow at my appointment. I chose the word Believe because I truly Believe that she can help me get past some things that have bothered me for a long time. Surely I think she is going to be shocked that I made one for her but she is just so amazing and I really like and trust her ALOT so this is the least that I can do for her. Anyhow, I wanted to share it with you all.

If you are wondering this purse came from the Forever Young Cartridge. I used my Gypsy so I could make it as big as my 12" x 12" paper would allow. That is one feature that I absolutely love using the Gypsy, that you can see where the machine is going to cut. I added little round velcro tabs for the closure and then I added a black button on top. The chipboard with the word Believe on it was put on with pop dots. Then I added a few pink gems and of course pink ribbon. I hope she likes it! She has NO idea that I made this for her!! I love to make others happy, I have always been like that since I was younger.

But let me tell you, it was a PAIN in the you know what to drag all of my supplies that have been packed up just to make this. Then I had to put it all I really miss having my craft space all set up. I would be making things probably every single day if that were the case. My sweet husband offered to take one of our bedrooms and set up my Two Pink Peas Craft Room in there until we move. I just might take him up on that. I really miss creating with you all!!

Before I go I wanted to thank each and EVERY one of you who have become new followers of Two Pink Peas and that have entered in my giveaway. To be honest, I am shocked at just how many new followers that I have now. It is absolutely amazing. I wish that I could give each and every one of you this set that I am giving away but I promise that I am already working on another amazing giveaway that might even be a little bit bigger. Not 100% yet what it is going to be, but you will want to enter for SURE!! Also, I wanted to thank you all so much for your very sweet comments about my dad. I read each and every one of your comments and they all touch my heart. I feel very lucky to have found so many caring women like all of you. So thank you for following me, entering my giveaway and for leaving me the sweetest comments ever!! I am working on going to each and every one of your blogs so I can follow you back. It might take me some time to get to all of you but I will get there. If you are reading this and have not entered into my giveaway just go to my real Two Pink Peas blog at and just scroll down and you will see it. This is one giveaway that you do not want to miss.

I hope you all have a wonderful day tomorrow and I will talk to you all very soon!! ~Terri

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Two Pink Peas Giant Blog Candy Giveaway Bundle....

So as promised here is the BIGGEST Two Pink Peas blog candy giveaway. I am doing this giveaway to honor my dad for both his birthday and Father's Day. You get everything you see in this photo.. Let me break it down for you...

1st of all you get The Cinch Book Binding Tool Worth around $100.00... if that is not enough you get 3, yes 3 Stampin' Up Stamps Sets and 2 K & Company Stack Mats. One of the Stack Mats is 12" x 12" with 36 sheets and the other Stack Mat is 4.75" x 6.75" with 18 sheets and it matches perfectly with the big Stack Mat.

To enter this is what you have to do to qualify..

1) Become a Follower (if you are already a follower just leave me a comment letting me know that you are already a follower) You have to enter on my other Two Pink Peas blog at and become a follower there. Comments on this blog post will NOT count.

2) Post this on your blog as a post with a link back to, not on your sidebar.. please!!

3) Just leave me a comment (on, not here) with a way to contact you if you win and that's it. I am really excited to give these great items to one of you. 

If you want an extra chance to win go to my facebook page at and follow me there and then come back and leave an additional comment that you done so. 

Good luck to everyone!! I hope you all have a wonderful day and I will talk to you all very very soon!! ~Terri 

Monday, June 20, 2011

Happy Birthday To My Dad...

Today June 20th is my dad's birthday. He passed away on January 5th 1994 at the age of 49 from cancer. There is not one single day that goes by that I do not think about him. He hid his cancer from me and the only reason I can think of  why he hid it is because maybe he did not want me to see him sick. By the time he was in the hospital sick with cancer it was pretty much to late for me. So today on his birthday and yesterday on Father's Day have been pretty rough days for me. I would give anything for just 5 minutes to be with him. They say that those who passed that loved you in your life come to visit you in your dreams and I do have alot of dreams of my dad. It could also be because I miss him so much. If you are blessed enough to have your parents in your life try to take advantage of every second that you have with them because you never know when they will be gone and pass away.

When my dad was alive he used to say super funny things. He was a joker and was always smiling. He used to say funny things like "Never eat yellow snow!" and when I used to ask him for something he used to always say "Give Me, Lend Me, Loan Me, Do You Got, Can I Have" LOL. He would say it really fast. I understand how he felt because Casey and Hallie are always asking me for something almost on a daily basis. It makes me sad that he is not here to see my kids grow up. 

These pictures above are pictures of my dad and I when I was a little girl. I treasure these pictures so much. My dad was a twin but I have lost touch with him because he moved out of the state. Maybe some day I will find him and reconnect with him. That would be so awesome! Thanks for letting me share my dad with you all.

On a different note, Earlier today I have tried many times to post this about my dad but I have been having major blogger problems. I also wanted to post my brand new giveaway but because of my blogger issues I could not do it. So right now I am working on and putting together a huge blog candy giveaway. Hopefully when I go to post it tomorrow I won't have any issues blogger wise. Have a wonderful night and I will talk to you tomorrow!! ~Terri