tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-57923304504489047332015-09-16T22:41:41.872-07:00The Glitter AcademySteph @ somewhatsimplehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11730107340237299129noreply@blogger.comBlogger8125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-44227404031233552782013-10-26T06:00:00.000-07:002013-10-26T06:00:00.033-07:00TGA tickets on sale now!! <p style="text-align: center;">Happy Saturday!!</p><p style="text-align: center;">Tickets are now on sale for our next <a href="http://www.theglitteracademy.com/" target="_blank">Glitter Academy</a> event! We can't wait to see you there!</p><p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TGA-Ticketsarenowonsale.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-38426" alt="TGA-Ticketsarenowonsale" src="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TGA-Ticketsarenowonsale.jpg" width="600" height="350" /></a></p><p style="text-align: center;">We thought it would be fun to go with a dress up "theme" this time around...and our theme is ...</p><p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TGA-WhiteChristmas.jpg"><img alt="TGA-WhiteChristmas" src="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TGA-WhiteChristmas.jpg" width="550" height="250" /></a></p><p style="text-align: center;">So put on your WHITE Apparel and high heels and get ready for a fabulous GNO!!</p> <h1 style="text-align: center;">WHEN:</h1><p style="text-align: center;">FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013</p><p style="text-align: center;">7PM - 11 PM</p> <h1 style="text-align: center;">WHERE:</h1><p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TGA-OSF.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-38428" alt="TGA - OSF" src="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TGA-OSF.jpg" width="800" height="450" /></a></p><p style="text-align: center;">The Old Spaghetti Factory in Chandler, AZ (At Chandler Fashion Mall)</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img title="tickets" alt="" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/tickets-300x90.jpg" width="300" height="90" /></p><p style="text-align: center;">Be sure to snag your ticket quickly. Our past events have all <strong>SOLD OUT</strong>, and we want to make sure you are there.</p><p style="text-align: center;">Tickets for this event will include a yummy dinner with dessert (of course), SWAG bags, and an amazing Make and Take Craft provided by <a href="http://www.consumercrafts.com/">Consumer Crafts.</a></p> Each guest will leave with a beautiful holiday wreath! <p style="text-align: center;">As always we will also have some great prizes we will be giving away through out the night!</p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Tickets will be $35</strong></p><p style="text-align: center;">Purchase your tickets using the paypal button below.</p><form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post" target="_top"><input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_s-xclick"><input type="hidden" name="hosted_button_id" value="WH54S6HGFTTFG"><input type="image" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/btn/btn_buynowCC_LG.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!"><img alt="" border="0" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1"></form> <form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post"><img alt="" src="https://www.paypalobjects.com/en_US/i/scr/pixel.gif" width="1" height="1" border="0" /></form><p style="text-align: center;"><img title="sponsors" alt="" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/sponsors1-300x90.jpg" width="300" height="90" /></p> <div style="text-align: center;" align="center">If you are interested in sponsoring this event, or hosting a giveaway please e-mail <a href="mailto:sponsors@theglitteracademy.com">sponsors@theglitteracademy.com</a>. We expect these spots to sell out quickly and we’d love to promote your business through this event.</div><p style="text-align: center;">This will be an event you WILL NOT want to miss.</p><p style="text-align: center;">We can’t wait to meet you!</p><p style="text-align: center;">Love-</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img title="The Glitter Girls" alt="" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/The-Glitter-Girls-300x203.jpg" width="300" height="203" /></p><p style="text-align: center;">{The Glitter Girls}</p><p style="text-align: center;">For more info, visit <a href="http://www.theglitteracademy.com/">The Glitter Academy BLOG</a> and like us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/theglitteracademy">FACEBOOK</a>.</p><p style="text-align: center;">We can't wait to see you there!!</p>I {heart} Nap Timehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03959594419288168888noreply@blogger.com7tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-1925790547022258712013-10-24T07:13:00.003-07:002013-10-24T07:13:56.644-07:00Announcing our December event!! <br /><header><img alt="" data-jpibfi-indexer="0" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/tga-NEW.jpg" width="100%" /><a data-jpibfi-indexer="0" href="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/the-glitter-academys-next-event/#"></a><div></div></header><section itemprop="articleBody">&nbsp;We’ve been busy planning our next Glitter Academy (in AZ) and are SO excited to see you all again! &nbsp;These events are always so much fun! We wanted to give everyone a heads up that tickets are going on sale NEXT Saturday,&nbsp;October 26th …so MARK YOUR CALENDARS! We will post a link on our blog at 9 AM MST. ;)&nbsp;&nbsp;To see more pics from our past events go&nbsp;<a href="http://www.theglitteracademy.com/">here</a>. Every one of them was a blast! There's always lots of girl talk, good food, crafting, laughter and of course giveaways!&nbsp;</section><section itemprop="articleBody"><img alt="the-glitter-academy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-33061" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/the-glitter-academy.jpg" /></section><section itemprop="articleBody"></section><section itemprop="articleBody"><div style="text-align: center;">Our next event will take place on FRIDAY, December 13th &nbsp;at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.osf.com/"><strong>THE OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY</strong></a>&nbsp;in Chandler, AZ from 7PM – 11PM.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" data-jpibfi-indexer="2" height="90" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/tickets-300x90.jpg" title="tickets" width="300" /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Make sure to snag your tickets quick. Our last events sold out in<strong>&nbsp;ONE DAY!!</strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong>Tickets for this event will include a yummy dinner with dessert (of course), swag, and a craft that we will be making ($15 value craft).</div><div style="text-align: center;">Tickets will be $35</div><div style="text-align: center;">We will also have some FAB giveaways through out the night!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" data-jpibfi-indexer="5" height="90" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/sponsors1-300x90.jpg" title="sponsors" width="300" /></div><div align="center" style="text-align: center;">We are looking for&nbsp;<strong>SPONSORS</strong>&nbsp;for this event.</div><div align="center" style="text-align: center;"></div><div align="center" style="text-align: center;">*If you are interested in sponsoring this event, sending swag, or hosting a giveaway please e-mail&nbsp;<a href="mailto:sponsors@theglitteracademy.com">sponsors@theglitteracademy.com</a>. We expect these spots to sell out quickly and we’d love to promote your business through this event.*</div><div align="center" style="text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;">This will be an event you certainly do not want to miss!</div><div style="text-align: center;">We are so excited to welcome <a href="http://www.heatherbailey.typepad.com/" target="_blank">Heather Bailey </a>as our special guest! She is an inspiration to us all!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="heather bailey" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-33059" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/heather-bailey-.jpg" /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We can’t wait to meet you!</div><div style="text-align: center;">xo-</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="glitter girls" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-33062" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/glitter-girls-.png" /></div><div style="text-align: center;">{The Glitter Girls}</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/" target="_blank">Jamielyn</a> - <a href="http://lilluna.com/" target="_blank">Kristyn </a>- <a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/" target="_blank">Stephanie</a></div><div style="text-align: center;">For more info, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.theglitteracademy.com/">The Glitter Academy BLOG</a>&nbsp;and make sure to like us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/theglitteracademy?ref=hl" target="_blank">FACEBOOK</a>.</div>&nbsp; </section>I {heart} Nap Timehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03959594419288168888noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-26198834345769352562013-03-01T13:27:00.001-08:002013-03-09T06:27:51.014-08:00Spring 2013 Wrap Up<div style="text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-CBm0L0HyJDU/UTEuODfNhqI/AAAAAAAANaQ/lDVd9ri0HkI/s1600/glitter+2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="426" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-CBm0L0HyJDU/UTEuODfNhqI/AAAAAAAANaQ/lDVd9ri0HkI/s640/glitter+2.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Raise your hand if you had a FABULOUS night last Friday???</div><div style="text-align: center;">(... and the crowd goes wild!!)</div><div style="text-align: center;">The Glitter Academy was as AWESOME as ever and we had so much fun with all of the ladies that donned their best red attire and came out for the party.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We had an incredible dessert table that was almost too pretty to touch! The ladies from <a href="http://www.petitepartystudio.com/" target="_blank">Petite Party Studio</a> really out-did themselves!&nbsp;</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-desserts.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="glitter desserts" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-18506" height="600" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-desserts.jpg" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Aimée and Bettijo (from <a href="http://www.supermommoments.com/about/" target="_blank">Paging Supermom)</a> decorated the restaurant in a classy Senorita style and it looked fabulous- we are all so grateful for them!&nbsp;</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-decor.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="glitter decor" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-18507" height="600" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-decor-600x600.jpg" width="600" /></a></div><br /><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;Our games had some of us stuffing our mouths with marshmallows,&nbsp;</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-6.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="glitter 6" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-18510" height="400" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-6-600x400.jpg" width="600" /></a></div><br /><br /><div style="text-align: center;">stacking chocolate pastries on our foreheads,&nbsp;</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-4.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="glitter 4" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-18509" height="400" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-4-600x400.jpg" width="600" /></a></div><br /><br /><div style="text-align: center;">and blowing bubbles with some bubble gum!&nbsp;</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/bubbles.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="bubbles" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-18508" height="600" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/bubbles-600x600.jpg" width="600" /></a></div><br /><div style="text-align: center;">All guests were given a fun make-and-take that they filled with SWAG from Cricut.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/swag.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="swag" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-18511" height="600" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/swag-600x600.jpg" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">The night was a total blast and we appreciate those of you who came and made it so fun. </div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/the-glitter-academy.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="the glitter academy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-18512" height="1000" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/the-glitter-academy.jpg" width="700" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;And let's not forget our fantastic sponsors who made this night happen, we couldn't have done it without you!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><center><a href="http://thebeadgirl.etsy.com/"><img alt="studio jewel button" height="125" src="http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac129/kristynmerkley/150x150button_zps68908ace.jpg" width="125" /></a><a href="http://www.theadvochoice.com/"><img alt="advochoice button" height="125" src="http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac129/kristynmerkley/AdvoCare_Sponsor_Logo_zpsf7cf0fdc.png" width="125" /></a><a href="http://www.mydoterra.com/amyanderson8/"><img alt="doterra button" height="125" src="http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac129/kristynmerkley/doTERRAad_zps1f566eb6.jpg" width="125" /></a></center><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/missrubysue"><img alt="miss ruby sue button" height="125" src="http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac129/kristynmerkley/Glittergirls1_zpsff4b04fa.jpg" width="125" /></a><a href="http://www.cricut.com/home/"><img alt="cricut button" height="125" src="http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac129/kristynmerkley/Cricut-Logo_zpsd8a9841b.jpg" width="125" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://sugardreamsaz.com/" target="_blank">Sugar Dreams</a> for donating the cake, cupcakes and cookies</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.mindoverbatter.net/" target="_blank">Mind Over Batter </a>for donating the cake pops for our dessert table</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;<a href="http://www.supermommoments.com/" target="_blank">Paging Super Mom </a>for the decor</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;<a href="http://www.petitepartystudio.com/" target="_blank">Petite Party Studio</a> for styling the dessert table</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">...and our <span style="color: magenta; font-size: 14px;">giveaway sponsors</span> for their awesome prize donations:&nbsp;</div><br /><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/orangeblossomshopaz" target="_blank">Orange Blossom Shop</a> ..... <a href="http://www.partiesonpurpose.com/" target="_blank">Parties on Purpose</a> ..... <a href="http://www.mydoterra.com/amyanderson8/" target="_blank">DoTerra</a> ..... <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/befrayed" target="_blank">Frayed</a> ..... <a href="http://www.cocomi.etsy.com/" target="_blank">CocoMi</a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.facebook.com/rebekahssurvivorbijouterie" target="_blank">Rebekah's Bijouterie</a> ..... <a href="mailto:www.simplylove2013@scentsy.us" target="_blank">Scentsy</a> ..... <a href="http://www.blogger.com/nutthouse.mygc.com" target="_blank">Gold Canyon</a> ..... <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/ZuzooPetals?ref=si_shop" target="_blank">Zuzoo Petals</a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.facebook.com/customvinylboards" target="_blank">Custom Vinyl Boards</a> ..... <a href="http://www.marykay.com/aparra" target="_blank">Amy Parra, from Mary Kay&nbsp;</a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Our next event is still TBD, but to get all our updates,<a href="http://theglitteracademy.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=ea1f97d34fa848e17b6f8ae18&amp;id=3d048b8d28" target="_blank"> sign up for the TGA newsletter</a> and never miss an event again.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We hope you'll join us next time, thanks again! xoxo,&nbsp;</div><br /><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-1.jpg"><img alt="glitter 1" class="aligncenter wp-image-18513" height="735" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/glitter-1.jpg" width="490" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: #33cccc;"> Stephanie<span style="color: black;">,</span></span> <span style="color: #99cc00;">Kristyn <span style="color: black;">&amp;</span> <span style="color: magenta;">Jamielyn</span></span></span></div>Steph @ somewhatsimplehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11730107340237299129noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-48111825800573753812012-10-26T08:49:00.000-07:002013-03-01T13:30:46.278-08:00Fall 2012 Wrap Up<div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-wDtDPdQnQbc/UQhVWjKRDnI/AAAAAAAANY4/ZL-ahRRwMsM/s1600/7-TGA.png" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="422" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-wDtDPdQnQbc/UQhVWjKRDnI/AAAAAAAANY4/ZL-ahRRwMsM/s640/7-TGA.png" width="640" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/1-TGA.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-14736" height="428" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/1-TGA.png" title="1 TGA" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">One of the Glitter Academy guests summed it up best on Facebook the day after our event: </div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /><span style="font-size: 16px;">"The 11th Commandment: Never ever miss a Glitter Academy event! We had the best time! Thank you!"</span></div><div style="text-align: center;">-Kim W.</div><div style="text-align: center;">And she is right- the night was amazing!!!!! Over 100 local ladies met at <a href="http://www.osf.com/" target="_blank">The Old spaghetti Factory in Chandler, AZ. </a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">(Can I just pause here for a second and give a shout out to the AMAZING staff? Serving all of us was probably not the easiest thing they could have spent their Friday night doing, but we had the best service and the happiest staff ever!)<br /><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/2-TGA.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-14737" height="857" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/2-TGA.png" title="2 TGA" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">We had an incredible dessert table that was almost too pretty to touch! Aimée and Bettijo from <a href="http://www.supermommoments.com/about/" target="_blank">Paging Supermom</a> really outdid themselves and we were all so grateful for them! (<a href="http://www.supermommoments.com/2012/10/glitter-academy-printables/" target="_blank">Download the printables they used for this table here.</a>)</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">There were games...&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/3-TGA.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-14738" height="600" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/3-TGA.png" title="3 TGA" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">and winners...</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/4-TGA.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-14739" height="297" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/4-TGA.png" title="4 TGA" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;and FABULOUS make-and-takes from <a href="http://www.poppyseedprojects.com/" target="_blank">Poppy Seed Projects!</a></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;<a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/5-TGA.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-14740" height="427" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/5-TGA.png" title="5 TGA" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">(The crafts they provided were awesome!)</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">The night was a total blast and we appreciate those of you who came and made it so fun. </div><div style="text-align: center;"><br />And let's not forget our fantastic sponsors who made this night happen, we couldn't have done it without you!<br /><br />&nbsp;<a href="http://www.poppyseedprojects.com/"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-14753" height="80" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/poppyseed-logo.png" title="poppyseed-logo" width="224" /></a><br /><a href="http://www.myjobchart.com/"><img alt="" border="0" height="100" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/myjobchart2.png" width="100" /></a><a href="http://www.royaldesignstudio.com/"><img alt="" border="0" height="100" src="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/RDS-Button_125-V3.jpg" width="100" /></a><a href="http://www.etsykids.com/"><img alt="" border="0" height="100" src="http://lilluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/etsykids2_125x125.jpg" width="100" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://decoart.com/" target="_blank">Deco Art</a> for donating all the paint for our crafts</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://mindoverbatter.net/" target="_blank">Mind Over Batter</a> for donating the sweet treats at our dessert table </div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.supermommoments.com/" target="_blank">Paging Super Mom</a> for styling the dessert table</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.americancrafts.com/" target="_blank">American Crafts</a> for donating the glitter paper</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Andrea-Crawley-Photography/334753086005" target="_blank">PhotographerAndrea Crowley Photography</a> for all the photos of this evenings events.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;...and our <span style="color: magenta; font-size: 14px;">giveaway sponsors</span> for their awesome prize donations:&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.plaidonline.com/" target="_blank">Plaid</a> . . . <a href="http://www.downtowntape.com/" target="_blank">Down Town Tape</a> . . . <a href="http://pickyourplum.com/" target="_blank">Pick Your Plum</a> . . . <a href="http://sassytalk.net/" target="_blank">Sassy Talk </a> . . . <a href="http://vintagerosewraps.com/" target="_blank">Vintage Rose Wraps</a> . . . <a href="http://cutitoutalready.com/" target="_blank">Cut It Out</a>. . . <a href="http://lilluna.com/" target="_blank">Lil Luna</a>. . . <a href="http://beckyhiggins.com/" target="_blank">Becky Higgins</a> . . . <a href="http://beckyhiggins.com/" target="_blank">Little Yellow Bar</a> . . . <a href="http://beckyhiggins.com/" target="_blank">Petite Party Studio</a> . . . <a href="http://www.blogger.com/JenAStreet.OrigamiOwl.com" target="_blank">Oragami Owl</a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Our next event is still TBD, but to get all our updates,<a href="http://theglitteracademy.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=ea1f97d34fa848e17b6f8ae18&amp;id=3d048b8d28" target="_blank"> sign up for the TGA newsletter</a> and never miss an event again.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We hope you'll join us next year, thanks again! xoxo,</div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="color: magenta;">Jamielyn,</span><span style="color: #33cccc;"> Stephanie</span> &amp; <span style="color: #99cc00;">Kristyn</span></span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><!-- start InLinkz script --><script type="text/javascript"> document.write('<script type="text/javascript" src=http://www.inlinkz.com/cs.php?id=205882&' + new Date().getTime() + '"><\/script>');</script><!-- end InLinkz script --></div>Steph @ somewhatsimplehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11730107340237299129noreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-34883013332042644002012-03-18T16:37:00.003-07:002013-01-29T15:00:30.677-08:00Spring 2012 Wrap Up<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-l-z6x80DWzk/UQhUh2bPd3I/AAAAAAAANYw/S-mxvzjx1uo/s1600/photo-booth.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left:1em; margin-right:1em"><img border="0" height="224" width="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-l-z6x80DWzk/UQhUh2bPd3I/AAAAAAAANYw/S-mxvzjx1uo/s400/photo-booth.jpg" /></a></div> <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><img alt="the glitter academy" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-8919" height="149" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/tgasping.jpg" title="the glitter academy" width="600" /><br /><br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pvTbfyVf6O0/UQhE5morF_I/AAAAAAAANX4/aCghki8YHKM/s1600/cakes.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="380" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pvTbfyVf6O0/UQhE5morF_I/AAAAAAAANX4/aCghki8YHKM/s640/cakes.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />We had so much fun at <a href="http://www.theglitteracademy.com/">The Glitter Academy's</a> Spring Event!! So many talented ladies showed up ready to craft the night away! We had so much fun!&nbsp;Everything turned out fabulous, including the amazing dessert table styled by <a href="http://www.thetomkatstudio.com/">The Tom Kat Studio</a>. Isn't that cake gorgeous?!<br /><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-8892" height="675" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/tga.jpg" title="tga" width="675" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We had lots of fun catching up with good friends, laughing, eating, shopping and crafting! Can it get any better than that?!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-8893" height="401" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/boutique.jpg" title="boutique" width="675" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">There were some amazing vendors there selling lots of handmade goodies! We also had the pleasure to hear Kim from <a href="http://www.thetomkatstudio.com/">The Tom Kat Studio</a> speak. We learned that Kim's favorite movie is Titanic, that she loves to chill at home in her PJs answering emails and getting on Facebook, and that she's passionate about creating and styling in so many ways. She also predicts the new trend to be&nbsp;diagonal&nbsp;stripes and is kind of over chevron. &nbsp;HUGE thanks to Kim for being apart of this event and sharing her time and talents with us. She is one amazing lady!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-8890" height="675" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/glitter-academy.jpg" title="glitter academy" width="675" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We had <a href="http://www.subzeroaz.com/">Sub Zero</a> there to create frozen custard and it was beyond delicious!! We couldn't of asked for a better turn out! It was so fun to meet so many of you. We were pretty jealous of all the fabulous SWAG. Big thanks to all of our wonderful giveaway sponsors.</div><ul style="text-align: center;"><li><a href="http://www.silhouetteamerica.com/landing.aspx?mid=xjmAexf2HVc5x8hiDEKA7l68qsJn8kaB">Silhouette</a></li><li><a href="http://lifestylecrafts.com/products.html?lc=1030">Lifestyle Crafts</a></li><li><a href="http://www.ilovetocreate.com/">I Love To Create</a></li><li><a href="http://scentsy.net/select-language.aspx">Scentsy</a></li><li><a href="http://granddesignco.blogspot.com/">Grand Design Co</a></li><li><a href="http://www.beckyhiggins.com/">Becky Higgins&nbsp;</a></li><li><a href="http://emeals.com/">E-Mealz</a></li><li><a href="http://kustomkissers.com/">Kustom Kissers</a></li><li><a href="http://whippycake.com/">Whippy Cake</a></li><li>STYROFOAM</li><li><a href="http://www.strawberrymonday.net/">Strawberry Monday</a></li><li><a href="http://plaidonline.com/">Plaid</a></li><li><a href="https://erincookmeyer.miche.com/Home">Miche Bags with Erin</a></li><li><a href="http://ceshudson.origamiowl.com/">Origami Owl with Ces</a></li><li><a href="http://www.lexikatedesigns.com/">Lexi Kate Designs&nbsp;</a></li><li><a href="http://elliesewsweet.blogspot.com/">Ellie Sew Sweet</a></li></ul><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-8891" height="675" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/photo-booth.jpg" title="photo booth" width="675" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">To view all the pictures from the event visit Jessica's album <a href="http://s284.photobucket.com/albums/ll8/sierra052877/AZGNO%206-17-11/">here</a>.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">To view all the pictures from the Photo booth visit Kelley's album <a href="http://s1073.photobucket.com/albums/w394/kjmcmahon1/">here</a>.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">HUGE thanks to our wonderful photographers {<a href="http://jessicadowneyphoto.com/">Jessica Downey Photo</a> and <a href="http://www.kjmcmahonphotography.com/">KJ Mcmahon Photography</a>}! They were awesome!!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Another million thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers:</div><ul style="text-align: center;"><li>Our wonderful families!</li><li><a href="http://sweetrosestudio.com/">Sweet Rose Studio</a></li><li><a href="http://www.thediaryofdaveswife.com/">The Diary of Dave's Wife</a></li><li><a href="http://lollyjaneboutique.blogspot.com/">The Lolly Jane Girls</a></li><li><a href="http://sassysites.blogspot.com/">Sassy Sites</a></li><li><a href="http://polka-dottedelephants.blogspot.com/">Polka-Dotted Elephants&nbsp;</a></li></ul><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter wp-image-8920" height="965" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/glitter17.jpg" title="glitter17" width="644" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><b>And a million thanks to all of you who came! There were about 200 people. It wouldn't have been the same without you!! See you next time!</b></div><div style="text-align: center;">To find out about future events make sure you <a href="http://theglitteracademy.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=ea1f97d34fa848e17b6f8ae18&amp;id=3d048b8d28">subscribe to our e-mail list</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/theglitteracademy">join us on facebook</a>.</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;The Glitter Academy sponsored by...</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.craftsy.com/"><img alt="" class="aligncenter" src="http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab39/iheartnaptime/craftsy-logo.png " /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.thetomkatstudio.com/"><img alt="" class="aligncenter" src="http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab39/iheartnaptime/TKSlogo-150x150.png " /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.hatchedit.com/"><img alt="" class="aligncenter" src="http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab39/iheartnaptime/Ad125x125001.jpg " /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://cutitoutalready.com/"><img alt="" class="aligncenter" src="http://i847.photobucket.com/albums/ab39/iheartnaptime/CutitOut_webRGB-smaller-file-for-paypal.jpg " /></a></div>I {heart} Nap Timehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03959594419288168888noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-5976024364345865782011-11-05T19:45:00.001-07:002013-01-29T14:57:15.607-08:00Fall 2011 Wrap Up<div style="text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-nRc6ziLFvvE/UQhTtZrNaEI/AAAAAAAANYk/4TO6EMWjOuU/s1600/the+girls.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="426" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-nRc6ziLFvvE/UQhTtZrNaEI/AAAAAAAANYk/4TO6EMWjOuU/s640/the+girls.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />&nbsp;Our FIRST crafting extravaganza held at <a href="http://mynoahs.com/">My Noah's</a>...<br /><br /><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bEzQPXAtnJ4/UQg7-LveXtI/AAAAAAAANXc/xJOvKa0WuO4/s1600/tga3-650x650.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bEzQPXAtnJ4/UQg7-LveXtI/AAAAAAAANXc/xJOvKa0WuO4/s1600/tga3-650x650.jpg" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;">Hosted by&nbsp; <a href="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/">Jamielyn</a>, <a href="http://www.lilluna.com/">Krystin</a> and <a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/">Stephanie</a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-5014" height="396" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/glittergirls-650x440.jpg" title="glittergirls" width="585" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br />...was a HUGE success!! Ahh it was so fun to meet so many of you!! So many talented ladies showed up ready to craft the night away! We had so much fun!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-5000" height="198" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/tga4-650x220.jpg" title="tga4" width="585" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /><span style="font-family: inherit;">We chatted...ate yummy ice cream and desserts...</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Huge thanks to Katie from <b><a href="http://sweetrosestudio.com/">Sweet Rose Studio</a></b> for putting the dessert bar together! It turned out fabulous!&nbsp;</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-5006" height="389" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/subzeropic-650x432.jpg" title="subzeropic" width="585" /><br /><br />We hired <a href="http://www.subzeroaz.com/">Sub Zero</a> to come out and wow they're ice cream was AMAZING! Cheesecake custard... yes please! If you live in AZ you must go there! They made the ice cream right before our eyes!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-4998" height="650" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/tga1-650x650.jpg" title="tga1" width="650" /><br />Of course we had LOTS of fun crafting and giveaways through out the night! These ladies sure know how to get their CRAFT on! Woo, so much talent in AZ!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-4999" height="650" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/tga3-650x650.jpg" title="tga3" width="650" /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br />We had lots of fun being wild in silly in the photobooth! Isn't that pink ruffle fabric gorgeous?! You must check out <a href="http://www.rufflefabric.com/">RuffleFabric.com</a> for all kinds of ruffly goodness!</div><div style="text-align: center;">Also huge thanks to Jamie from <a href="http://jamielynnphotographyblog.blogspot.com/">Jamie Lynn Photography</a> for shooting the event. She is an AMAZING photographer. Find her <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jamie-Lynn-Photography/77064871486">here</a> on FB.</div><br /><br /><div style="text-align: center;">And special thanks to our fabulous sponsors for making this night happen!</div><div style="text-align: center;">We couldn't have done it without you!</div><div align="center" style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.hwtm.com/"><img alt="" border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-c6_RnO_aiSk/Tm2QaoLJYvI/AAAAAAAAL5s/ENuu3zSSpBA/s1600/hwtm+button.jpg" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/blondiesshop"><img alt="" border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xBduE_loa08/Tm2QZ7WaHhI/AAAAAAAAL5k/HiEZTXRUZ44/s1600/button_grab_me_web.jpg" /></a><a href="http://gtgifts.com/"><img alt="" border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-AV4BkWGi4aA/Tm2QaCrdmaI/AAAAAAAAL5o/jDesKIGhm0U/s1600/green+table.png" /></a><a href="http://www.scrapbookcircle.com/"><img alt="" border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-PWPH2LPTJfI/Tm2RdCUp2PI/AAAAAAAAL50/nWRmGOYSV3I/s1600/SBC-125-ads.jpg" /></a><a href="http://cutitoutalready.com/"><img alt="" border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BBFSNERzBVg/Tm7t2x-sUjI/AAAAAAAAL7M/REdZGk0PWMg/s1600/CutitOut_webRGB+smaller+file+for+paypal.jpg" /></a></div><a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/adamsblankie">Adam's Blankie</a> ..... <a href="http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/lianabacashihua/">Stampin' Up</a> ..... <a href="http://www.mycomputerismycanvas.blogspot.com/">My Computer is My Canvas</a> <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/blondiesshop">Blondie's Shop</a> ..... <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/Papercutzmidland">Papercutz </a>..... <a href="http://apurpleprincess.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">A Purple Princess</a> ..... <a href="http://elliesewsweet.blogspot.com/">Ellie Sew Sweet</a> ..... <a href="http://www.thebeadgirl.etsy.com/">Studio Jewel</a> .....<a href="http://tiechair.com/">Tie Chairs</a><br /><br /></div><address style="text-align: center;"><i>*If you are interested in sponsoring the next event, p</i><i>lease e-mail <a href="mailto:sponsors@theglitteracademy.com">sponsors@theglitteracademy.com</a> for more info.*</i></address><address style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</address><h2 style="text-align: center;">We can't wait for the next GLITTER ACADEMY! We're excited to announce the next event on March 1st! Stay tuned for more info. Who will be joining us?!</h2><div style="text-align: center;"><b>We're so excited to make this event BIGGER and BETTER! We're already in the works of making that happen!</b></div><div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-5002" height="97" src="http://www.iheartnaptime.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/tga10-650x161.jpg" title="tga10" width="390" /></div><div style="text-align: center;">To view all the photos from this event go to photobucket.com. Enter the username is jlphotographyaz and the password is clients2011. If you were at the event and had your picture taken, you can save them from there. So many cute pics!</div><div style="text-align: center;">If you posted pic's from the event or have finished pics of your crafts, link them up! We'd love to see them!</div><br /><script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ document.write('<script type="text/javascript" src=http://www.inlinkz.com/cs.php?id=98075&#038;' + new Date().getTime() + '"><\/script>'); // ]]></script>I {heart} Nap Timehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03959594419288168888noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-66379871018019376492011-06-11T14:34:00.000-07:002013-03-01T14:38:28.435-08:00Summer 2010 Wrap Up<div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4cifI0qLkQw/UTEsO4nzBGI/AAAAAAAANaI/bXfo_SCVYnU/s1600/tga.jpg" imageanchor="1"><img border="0" height="428" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4cifI0qLkQw/UTEsO4nzBGI/AAAAAAAANaI/bXfo_SCVYnU/s640/tga.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span class="pibfi_pinterest"> </span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OeHIvtlrojw/Tgn8c2tJEwI/AAAAAAAANYU/zLUnpRnuoPI/s1600/IMG_4012.jpg" style="clear: left; display: inline !important; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 560px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">We had a wonderful time partying with the party girls at our Girls Night Out last week!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">All photos courtesy of the magnificent</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://sierrastudiosphotography.blogspot.com/">Sierra Studios Photography</a></span></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-R03xOAJVkLU/TgoG7gQKUoI/AAAAAAAANcc/W1DRTDKugr8/s1600/IMG_4182.jpg" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" class="" height="425" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-R03xOAJVkLU/TgoG7gQKUoI/AAAAAAAANcc/W1DRTDKugr8/s640/IMG_4182.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 320px;"> </span> </span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><i><i></i></i><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/"></a></td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">We filled up<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://www.sweetcakescafe.com/"> SweetCakes Cafe</a> in Mesa, AZ</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-blZ3oeWdCqM/Tgn-1a1DBpI/AAAAAAAANaE/SbwYP_UbV-o/s1600/IMG_4070.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="425" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-blZ3oeWdCqM/Tgn-1a1DBpI/AAAAAAAANaE/SbwYP_UbV-o/s640/IMG_4070.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 560px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Sf-mqV0I5Kw/Tgn7rUCFREI/AAAAAAAANX8/ZvtENs17ehw/s1600/IMG_4003.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" class="" height="425" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Sf-mqV0I5Kw/Tgn7rUCFREI/AAAAAAAANX8/ZvtENs17ehw/s640/IMG_4003.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 320px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-U4ehysOpcQk/Tgn7gYuPsNI/AAAAAAAANX4/q3eDX_b8ETE/s1600/IMG_3987.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" class="" height="425" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-U4ehysOpcQk/Tgn7gYuPsNI/AAAAAAAANX4/q3eDX_b8ETE/s640/IMG_3987.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 320px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">And ate these amazing individual cakes/cupcakes from</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://bakedbyjoanna.blogspot.com/">Baked by Joanna</a></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-P_rO49Kst-A/Tgn6PxeLKTI/AAAAAAAANXM/2S8R9x_a6B0/s1600/IMG_3955.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-P_rO49Kst-A/Tgn6PxeLKTI/AAAAAAAANXM/2S8R9x_a6B0/s640/IMG_3955.jpg" width="426" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 133px;"> </span> </span></a><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-zFDFW8M4j4I/Tgn6s8g92GI/AAAAAAAANXg/4dDS5vryzcc/s1600/IMG_3959.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-zFDFW8M4j4I/Tgn6s8g92GI/AAAAAAAANXg/4dDS5vryzcc/s640/IMG_3959.jpg" width="426" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 133px;"> </span> </span></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-t9ixkBlGKmI/TgoKffEEvFI/AAAAAAAANdE/2yWOQf3WF4o/s1600/IMG_4205.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="425" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-t9ixkBlGKmI/TgoKffEEvFI/AAAAAAAANdE/2yWOQf3WF4o/s640/IMG_4205.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 320px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">I really can’t decide which is cuter, Joanna or her cakes!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">We were treated to gift boxes full of fabulous goodies from our sponsors!<a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LZG4D2H_xy4/Tgn7QM9KzcI/AAAAAAAANXw/wVl_VH3VRZc/s1600/IMG_3980.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="424" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LZG4D2H_xy4/Tgn7QM9KzcI/AAAAAAAANXw/wVl_VH3VRZc/s640/IMG_3980.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 240px;"> </span> </span></a><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eRasjQnL01E/Tgn_QEgEHmI/AAAAAAAANaU/CDVooApeshs/s1600/IMG_4094.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eRasjQnL01E/Tgn_QEgEHmI/AAAAAAAANaU/CDVooApeshs/s640/IMG_4094.jpg" width="422" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 52px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://www.crissygboutique.com/">Chrissy G. Designs</a></span> was our main event sponsor…</div><div style="text-align: center;"><i><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: xx-small;"><br /><a href="http://www.aplaceforusblog.com/"></a></span></i></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vDLPRDDqxF4/TgoMM2pS2ZI/AAAAAAAANdg/Mhm8VBwxSZo/s1600/IMG_4217.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vDLPRDDqxF4/TgoMM2pS2ZI/AAAAAAAANdg/Mhm8VBwxSZo/s640/IMG_4217.jpg" width="424" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 132px;"> </span> </span></a><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NNa7R3KBYEY/Tgn888d7wuI/AAAAAAAANYo/Cn19iRt6N20/s1600/IMG_4013.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NNa7R3KBYEY/Tgn888d7wuI/AAAAAAAANYo/Cn19iRt6N20/s640/IMG_4013.jpg" width="424" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 132px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div style="clear: both; text-align: center;">and she brought this gorgeous display of some of her products.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tt-v7MEh0eA/Tgn-FLfFDBI/AAAAAAAANZI/iL8y3HhC1gA/s1600/IMG_4030a.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="426" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tt-v7MEh0eA/Tgn-FLfFDBI/AAAAAAAANZI/iL8y3HhC1gA/s640/IMG_4030a.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 560px;"> </span> </span></a></div><br /><div style="text-align: center;">Not only were the ladies from <span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://www.thetomkatstudio.com/">TomKat Studios</a></span> some of our special guests, but Kim provided these cupcake toppers as a fun make and take project for our guests!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-IXdEI1P1r8o/Tgn93iglu_I/AAAAAAAANZA/qJ-AkkA1wns/s1600/IMG_4030.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" class="" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-IXdEI1P1r8o/Tgn93iglu_I/AAAAAAAANZA/qJ-AkkA1wns/s640/IMG_4030.jpg" width="425" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 345px;"> </span> </span></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VXlzBmrIXjI/TgoAcQ6PovI/AAAAAAAANa8/e2x-2baH0xo/s1600/IMG_4127.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VXlzBmrIXjI/TgoAcQ6PovI/AAAAAAAANa8/e2x-2baH0xo/s640/IMG_4127.jpg" width="424" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 132px;"> </span> </span></a><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bMOQ-MB2Lak/TgoDMAEYzyI/AAAAAAAANbs/TUy4svrfoJs/s1600/IMG_4152.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bMOQ-MB2Lak/TgoDMAEYzyI/AAAAAAAANbs/TUy4svrfoJs/s640/IMG_4152.jpg" width="424" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 132px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: xx-small;"><i></i></span></div>&nbsp; <br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Y6KorbhEUfA/Tgn9dsTxcvI/AAAAAAAANYs/W2YqKXed94A/s1600/IMG_4015.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Y6KorbhEUfA/Tgn9dsTxcvI/AAAAAAAANYs/W2YqKXed94A/s640/IMG_4015.jpg" width="424" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 132px;"> </span> </span></a><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vod8c1zIHIQ/Tgn_7O-RukI/AAAAAAAANaw/-4gmANr_aUk/s1600/IMG_4123.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vod8c1zIHIQ/Tgn_7O-RukI/AAAAAAAANaw/-4gmANr_aUk/s640/IMG_4123.jpg" width="426" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 133px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: xx-small;"><i><a href="http://www.thediaryofdaveswife.com/"></a></i></span></div><br /><div style="text-align: center;">I think my favorite part of the evening had to be the Photobooth, with photography by Jessica Sierra of</div><div style="text-align: center;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium;">Sierra Studios Photography </span>and chalkboard bubbles by Kammi @ <span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://www.nobiggie.net/">No Biggie</a></span> (you can buy your own <a href="http://www.nobiggie.net/buy-nobiggie-bubbles">set of chalkboard bubbles here</a>!) Too fun!</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jpCerSOFgbo/TgoHdHhy_vI/AAAAAAAANcg/xFtg9i4ExA0/s1600/IMG_4187.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 560px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ABDFmZb6fpo/TgoGDbhfIKI/AAAAAAAANcQ/MouMBciuoSU/s1600/IMG_4176.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 240px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-aRbfASWnl2g/TgoLiqJZNAI/AAAAAAAANdM/EmAaCjra3zc/s1600/IMG_4208.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 240px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-_WlXj7ZUA74/TgoM0bk4sEI/AAAAAAAANdk/5KM-Qy8cN44/s1600/IMG_4221.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 240px;"> </span> </span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I think it’s fair to say that everyone had a great time!</div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Qk6_G1v0qwA/TgoNbc9akJI/AAAAAAAANds/E2ZLv48hEkM/s1600/IMG_4223.jpg" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"> <span class="pibfi_pinterest"> <img alt="" border="0" height="425" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Qk6_G1v0qwA/TgoNbc9akJI/AAAAAAAANds/E2ZLv48hEkM/s640/IMG_4223.jpg" width="640" /> <span class="xc_pin" style="display: block; left: 560px;"> </span> </span></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><i>Love this, <a href="http://theinkboutique.blogspot.com/">Rachele</a> and <a href="http://vitagirl64.blogspot.com/">Cindy</a>!</i></td></tr></tbody></table><div style="text-align: center;">Thanks to everyone who helped to make it such a fabulous night!</div>Steph @ somewhatsimplehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11730107340237299129noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5792330450448904733.post-6642692766441647082011-04-13T14:45:00.000-07:002013-01-29T14:54:13.080-08:00Spring 2011 Wrap Up<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-cdgMmkUGXfI/UQhTAyGoFcI/AAAAAAAANYc/3FvRL0Y_OSo/s1600/az+girls+night+out+6.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="427" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-cdgMmkUGXfI/UQhTAyGoFcI/AAAAAAAANYc/3FvRL0Y_OSo/s640/az+girls+night+out+6.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Last Friday's AZ Girls Night Out went off without a hitch and was so.stinkin.fun!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/special-guests.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2123" height="402" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/special-guests.png" title="special guests" width="600" /></a>&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">The Hosts and Special Guests:</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://tatertotsandjello.blogspot.com/">Jen</a>, <a href="http://lesscakemorefrosting.blogspot.com/">Lara</a>, <a href="http://www.itsatradition.com/">Tauni</a>,<a href="http://www.theidearoom.net/"> Amy</a>, <a href="http://www.crapivemade.com/">Char</a>, <a href="http://www.bluecricketdesign.net/">Becca</a>, <a href="http://www.thehouseofsmiths.com/">Shelley</a>, <a href="http://www.lilluna.com/">Kristyn</a>, <a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/">Stephanie</a> and <a href="http://www.meandmyinsanity.com/">Kendra</a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Guests arrived and were fed some serious eye candy!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/gno-set-up1.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2120" height="604" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/gno-set-up1.png" title="gno set up" width="600" /></a>&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Decor and cupcake display from <a href="http://www.thetomkatstudio.com/">The Tom Kat Studio</a>, delicious cupcakes from <a href="http://www.modern-cupcake.com/">Modern Cupcake </a>and welcome banner from The 2 Savvy Sisters.</div><div style="text-align: center;">The love was in the details, and everyone felt very loved!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/details-of-az-gno.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2117" height="601" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/details-of-az-gno.png" title="details of az gno" width="600" /></a>&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Menus, name tags, centerpieces and more...</div><div style="text-align: center;">We ate a yummy dinner, gave away some great prizes, got acquainted with amazing bloggers, and had a blast while doing it!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/az-gno-1.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2121" height="257" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/az-gno-1.png" title="az gno 1" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/az-gno-2.png"><img alt="" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2122" height="352" src="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/az-gno-2.png" title="az gno 2" width="600" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">When all was said and done, we made new friends, fed our bellies (some of us are eating for 2!) and made memories to last forever.</div><div style="text-align: center;">We also were able to raise $600 for sweet<a href="http://www.somewhatsimple.com/2011/03/please-meet-our-little-friend-kate/"> Kate McRae</a>- that feels so good!</div><div style="text-align: center;">The success of this event has us even more thrilled about our next one, scheduled for June 17th- more info to come on that soon!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><i>*Make sure you sign up for our email list if you'd like to be notified when tickets go on sale. And if you'd like to help sponsor June's event, sign up for our Sponsorship Interest list and we will be contacting you very soon! </i></div><div style="text-align: center;">All of the above pictures and many more were taken by our event photographer, Jamie from<a href="http://jlphotographyaz.com/"> Jamie Lynn Photography</a>. If you'd like to see them all and perhaps order a few for yourself, please click on the following link:</div><div style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://jamielynnphotography.instaproofs.com/">AZ Girl's Night Out Pictures</a></div><div style="text-align: center;">You will see the GNO gallery at the top of the list. Just click on it and add your email address, and you will be able to view all the images.</div>Steph @ somewhatsimplehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11730107340237299129noreply@blogger.com0