Monday, October 15, 2012

It's A Birthday Challenge and It's a Good Thing

This week's challenge on the Sassy Cheryl's Challenge Blog is to create a Birthday project. Man did this one ever work for me. I've actually had the card made for a week, but I'm so busy getting ready for my camps including the FIRST EVER SASSY CHERYL SCAMP, that I almost forgot to blog it.

For once I'm not using a Sassy Cheryl image, and  I promise you there's a very good reason. Here's the story behind the card. This card is for my 1st cousin once removed( my first cousin's daughter). According to her, I'm her other mother. We started eating out with them on Friday night's shortly after she arrived in this world.  One of our favorite places to eat was a diner called Buck and Helen's. You placed your order at the front, they would give you a ticket with your order number on it.  When your meal was ready they would call your number.

She had a very active imagination, and after dinner each week, we would go back to their home, where she would play pretend. When Peggy was about 4, she loved to play restaurant when we'd get back to the house. She'd take our orders, then go create our meal with her plastic food. Then she'd call our number. For some unknown reason. she always called TWEEENNNNTY-ONNNNEEE in a slow Southern drawl.

This image is from Marjies Malarkies. I've had it for years and knew exactly what I was going to do with it. Peggy turned 21 this past Saturday, so this was her Birthday Card. Someone asked me if she would get it? I have it from her mother that not only did she get it,  but so did her roommates with whom she must have shared the story.

The papers are from Shery K Designs Cupcake Kit and scraps.

And that's the rest of the story. Thanks for stopping by.


  1. Hi miss shirley, what a perfect card to enter in the birthday challenge! I so love the story that goes with it!
    of course she got it! what fun!
    so happy that you had time to post this little treasure!
    see ya soon
    Hugs Judy

  2. She is a real cutie Shirley. Memories are what a family is all about. You have many and create many. Have fun at Sassy Camp. I'll be thinking about you all. Hugs