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Blog Posted:5/18/2009 2:17:00 AM
<P>So,&nbsp;yeah, we lost the Hallmark card thing. blah. We took 4th place. not too shabby, but not first all the same. lol I always said if we didn't win, it was still a great experience (doesn't everyone say that?) and is WAS - we got a cool card out of it with my daughter's face gracing thousands of mantles and tables this past mother's day - pretty darn cool. :)</P> <P>I just want to say a HUGE thank you to all of you for the support and big love with Avie's card - you guys ROCK!!!</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P>
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  1. Date: 5/26/2009 1:01:00 PM
    HEY SOMETIMES NOT BEING NUMBER ONE IS OKAY 4TH PLACE IS GREATTT I KNOW I CAME IN 4TH PLACE IN MY FIRST MEMBERS CONTEST YOU DID GREAT

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  1. Date: 5/23/2009 8:39:00 AM
    Take it or leave it, you a winner, an indomitable icon and a living legend… whether it’s a win or lose… there is something in you that takes the glory… keep the flag flying… you are inspiring me to do more… regard to your lovely kid, you both are the BOMB!!! lol. ‘Leke

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  1. Date: 5/22/2009 7:45:00 AM
    Consider yourself a winner! The Japanese has a saying they normally quote to each other in the form of "Gambatte!" They will enter a race and give it their best even if the odds are against them. The both of you have performed exceptionally well; be resilient in moving forward. "Gambatte!" ~Joseph

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  1. Date: 5/21/2009 4:54:00 PM
    Keep on keepin on! Light & Love Mama ;)

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  1. Date: 5/18/2009 5:38:00 PM
    You and Ava will always be the winners in our estimation!! Her sweet little face brought smiles to those in my world...so thank you for that!! ~ :) Love, C

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  1. Date: 5/18/2009 3:06:00 PM
    Kristin thats ok we love her anyway what a sweet cutie! Congratulations on 4th place! I'm sure you can try again next year! :) Laura

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  1. Date: 5/18/2009 9:45:00 AM
    Still, it's a great success! 4th place in that kind of contest? You rock, my friend. A great experience. Best wishes. Ruben.

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  1. Date: 5/18/2009 8:37:00 AM
    Sorry, Kristin. Maybe next time. Your card was great. Hugs to your little girl. She's so cute. Love, Iolanda

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  1. Date: 5/18/2009 5:55:00 AM
    I totally agree with both comments! You should be congratulated on your amazing work of art and it was great fun to support you! Well done Kristin! Love, Shar xoxo

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  1. Date: 5/18/2009 4:32:00 AM
    It was a wonderful card and brought smiles to so many mothers this year. I am sad to hear you didn't win but fourth is pretty awesome out of so many entries. Congratulations on that. You still have my support and best wishes for continued success. Smiles from Lolita

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  1. Date: 5/18/2009 3:45:00 AM
    It was great to support you friend.

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My Past Blog Posts

 
You Win Some...You Lose Some...
Date Posted: 5/18/2009 2:17:00 AM
First Place in, World Haiku Review - Just Wanted to Share :)
Date Posted: 5/16/2009 2:52:00 AM
Last Day to Vote for our HALLMARK MOTHER'S DAY CARD!!! Please, I'm on my knees, folks!
Date Posted: 5/10/2009 3:40:00 AM
Mother's Day is almost here!!!
Date Posted: 5/6/2009 10:37:00 AM
Hallmark Contest Update for My Daughter Ava and Myself!!!
Date Posted: 4/24/2009 1:32:00 PM
Who Needs A Mother's Day Card or 1000? Buy Ours! :)
Date Posted: 4/7/2009 2:11:00 AM
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Date Posted: 2/12/2009 4:21:00 PM
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Date Posted: 11/18/2008 2:36:00 AM
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My new contest
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