Monday, October 12, 2009

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving ~

My husband and I were able to have a little getaway this weekend. We went up to Blue Mountain in Collingwood. It's really beautiful up around there and the leaves are really starting to turn now.

We drove all around and also took this gondola up the mountain to see the view. These mountains are used for skiing in the winter months.

And what a view it was ....

We really lucked out because we didn't realize they had the Apple Harvest Festival on this weekend. Many activities and things to look at. One of the neat things was this "Birds Of Prey" show. It's not often you will ever get to see these kinds of birds up close.

Great Horned Owl

Saker Falcon

This little Saker Falcon only weighs about 1/4 pound but will eat 2 mice every single day.

Harris Hawk

Bald Eagle

These birds were raised by a husband and wife team who put on shows to educate people about them. They also do rehabilitation of sick and injured wild birds, research and consulting. I learned some interesting facts that I never knew. One of them was that birds don't have any sense of smell. They strictly use their eyesight to find there next meal. Which probably explains why many people are surprised to find out that one of the Bald Eagles favourite foods is the skunk~! Many of these birds have also been used in movies. The Great Horned owl was used in the movie My Bosses Daughter with Ashton Kutcher, Carmen Electra and Dave Foley.

So needless to say ... it was a good weekend even though it was freezing out! lol

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Today a few new items went into LLL Creations Dollar Mart;
(Click on any picture for larger view)

You get 16 of these Birthday Badges (years 1 through 16) for only $1.00. You can get them here or just go through LLL Creations under the Elements category.

The below layout shows the size against a 12x12 inch paper.

and also these Side Scalloped Papers went into the store ...

You get 6 papers for only $1.00. You can get them here or just go through LLL Creations under the Papers category.

And don't forget my October Offer ... see details at my store.

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And for todays freebie I have these Clip Frames for you ...

You can see the size of one of them in the Birthday layout above.

Download Clip Frames #1


Happy Thanksgiving~!


Anonymous said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 12 Oct [LA 06:00pm, NY 08:00pm] - 13 Oct [UK 01:00am, OZ 11:00am] ).

Pat said...

I love different and unusual frames. These are very nice. Thanks so much.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 7 post on Oct. 13, 2009. Thanks again.

Anonymous said...

thank you