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About Me

Married to my soulmate with 2 beautiful girls,and our English Springer Spaniel, Suki. Living a country life in Cambridgeshire, whilst baking, gardening, and photographing our daily lifes, where they find a place on my scrapbook pages.

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My little place on the web

This blog is just that, my little place on the web.You will find my daily (or not so daily, hehe)life, my love for my new vegetable garden, baking, photography and my scrapbooking!

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My Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking is a way of life for me now.It has been for over 4 years. I love journaling, taking photos of my family and love colour and texture, these are all part of my everyday life and scrapbooking.

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MS Awareness Week

blogged by me domestic goddess On 4/22/2008 09:12:00 AM

This week is MS Awareness week, and ties in perfectly with the charity auction I am holding on Saturday night to raise money for MS

As many of you will be aware, my dad passed away on 15/09/06 after a 15 year battle with MS. My first retreat was only days later, and the UK scrapping community rallied round to donate goods to raise money for this terrible disease. We raised £100/$200 through the sales of raffle tickets

Last year , i did it all again, on a much grander scale, with the help from Ali Edwards and Becky Higgins, as well as manufactures like Tinkering Inks, My Minds Eye and Hambly. On the night, over £700/$1500 was raised, as you can imagine i was ecstatic!.
This year we have donations from Ali Edwards, Emily Falconbridge, Lisa Lam (U Handblog), Lucy Folch and Little Cotton Rabbits, as well as Hambly, Purple Cow, Ellison, Prima, Heidi Grace , to name a handful of wonderful sponsors. (check here for an ever growing list). I hope to raise in excess of last years total, and with the generosity of all the delegates attending this weekends retreat , i know we can.


If you have anything you would like to add to the pool of amazing donations please email me for details to send donations too at albowkis@hotmail.com.
I am running my 5k again on September 7th at Hyde Park, if you wish to sponsor me, my Just Giving page is in the right hand bar.



Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by and your continous support in raising awareness for MS

Hugs
Anna xx

PS: if you would like to leave a high bid for any of the items featured above, please email your details to me
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5 Response to 'MS Awareness Week'

  1. suebaru Said,
    http://scrappingtonight.blogspot.com/2008/04/ms-awareness-week.html?showComment=1208865960000#c7728807819828045296'> 1:06 PM

    Oh ,that buuny is so sweet!There will be some battles in the auction room come Saturday night!
    We will be there cheering you on again in September!

     

  2. http://scrappingtonight.blogspot.com/2008/04/ms-awareness-week.html?showComment=1209025740000#c5838644169004788188'> 9:29 AM

    you are awesome...really truly you are!!!
    sending you big hugs!
    xo

     

  3. ania Said,
    http://scrappingtonight.blogspot.com/2008/04/ms-awareness-week.html?showComment=1209043020000#c4036898358187853833'> 2:17 PM

    Cute stuff - and such a great way to cannel (sp?) your sorrow into a strength.. *hugs* have fun this weekend and good luck!!

     

  4. lyzzydee Said,
    http://scrappingtonight.blogspot.com/2008/04/ms-awareness-week.html?showComment=1209238200000#c1376961140942036339'> 8:30 PM

    You are amazing doing the run!!

     

  5. Natalie Said,
    http://scrappingtonight.blogspot.com/2008/04/ms-awareness-week.html?showComment=1209516060000#c1632630432139608152'> 1:41 AM

    This is such a great way to raise money. My husband has MS and is unable to work for the past 3 years and I have had to start working after 17. It is such a terrible disease, to slowly watch a strong wonderful man, struggle on a daily basis to do routine things.

    You are a great person and much success in you fund raising.