Thursday, March 01, 2012

3 Favorites Thursday--Cards

This blog was originally started to share my card creations while I was a Stampin' Up! demonstrator.  I don't get to stamp nearly as often as I would like anymore, but I still enjoy seeing creative card ideas and saving those ideas for later when I have time to stamp.  Here are 3 of my favorite simple cards I have pinned on pinterest.

Love these cute, funny owls

I think this card is so creative!
Source: via Jen on Pinterest

Lots and lots of love.

The Mighty Macs DVD review and giveaway

    ******This Giveaway is closed*****

In October I had the opportunity to watch an online preview of the movie "The Mighty Macs" before it came out in theaters.  I shared that I just love this movie and I thought you all would too.  Now the movie is out on DVD and I would definitely recommend seeing it if you haven't yet (or even if you have!).

The movie stars Carla Gugino, Marley Shelton, David Boreanaz and Ellen Burstyn.  

Here is a little about the movie:
"It's 1971. Cathy Rush is a woman ahead of her time ... and she's about to embark on an adventure for the ages. A new era is dawning in the country and in collegiate athletics, where a national champion will be crowned for the first time in women's basketball.

In the lead up to this historical season, major universities are preparing their game plans to win that first title. Meanwhile a tiny all-women's Catholic college in Philadelphia has a more modest goal: find a coach before the season begins. Providentially, Cathy Rush is about to find Immaculata College.

Recently married, Cathy is dealing with the aftermath of a truncated playing career. While cultural norms would have her staying at home, she's willing to do the hard work necessary to help her new team reach their goals—or perhaps she's just trying to achieve her unfulfilled dreams through them.

From the beginning, her challenges are as imposing as the big-school teams Immaculata will face on the court. Cathy learns there is no gymnasium on campus, she receives little support from the school's Mother Superior, and the school is in dire financial straits. To top it off, she may not even have enough players to field a team!

While it appears the Macs don't have a prayer, all hope is not lost. With the help of Sister Sunday—a spunky assistant coach—and the support of a booster club of elderly nuns, Coach Rush creates a new game plan that just might bring the team—and the school—together.

Will this pioneer buck cultural norms and spur her rag-tag team to unexpected heights? Or will her hard-driving ways create a wedge between the coach and everyone around her? One thing's for certain: there's never been anyone like Cathy Rush at Immaculata!"

Website: The Mighty Macs
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Buy it on: Amazon 

Want to win it?

One blog reader will win a copy of this movie.

How to enter:
Please leave a separate comment for each entry. 

Entry #1 --Tell me the last movie you watched.

Entry #2 --Become a follower of Jen's Stamp World through Google Friend Connect--look on the right side column at the top to join.  If you are already a follower let me know!

Entry #3--Share this giveaway on on Facebook. Come back and leave a comment letting me know that you did.

I have been having problems with spam comments so if you leave a comment and it doesn't show up right away, don't worry! I have to approve the comment and then it will show up.

This giveaway will end at 10:00 p.m. PST on Friday, March 9, 2012. I will select ONE winner using  Winner will be announced on this blog and will have 48 hours to e-mail me their address. Please leave me a way to contact you by e-mail if you want me to inform you that you have won.


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one of more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." 


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