A huge congrats to one of the nicest people on SCS, Connie Jo!! You certainly deserve to be da queen today.
Connie Jo: I hope you don't mind me taking liberties on the case of one of your sweet Christmas card, but we were supposed to add a fond story to go with our card this week. Since you know Anne Ryan and we know all about the banter that goes on, I hope you won't be offended on what I did to your card. I promise I will make another one to honor your beautiful talent, but this is a contest, right?
The Fruitcake’s UnFond Memories of Christmas Past:
Twas the weeks before Christmas,
And all over the site,
Were The Fruitcake’s beautiful holiday cards ,
Made most every night.
The Fruitcake’s cards were created with the utmost of care,
In hopes that Anne Ryan soon would be there.
Fruitcake was happy for all that she did,
While Anne Ryan was busy flipping her lid.
While The Fruitcake and cards were happily creating,
She would suffer soon from Anne Ryan’s berating.
Away to my cards,
I held on tight,
While Anne Ryan continued
To fill me with fright.
The Fruitcake wanted love and peace to show
While Anne Ryan continued to be her foe.
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But Anne Ryan with three faces that put me in fear.
With a little more time, so scared and afraid,
I knew I was in for Anne Ryan’s tyrade.
So, this is my humorous story so feeble,
But I’m resting up now to fight Anne and her “people”!
Sorry Anne, I just couldn’t resist this and since you
named me Fruitcake, I felt it my duty to do something with a Christmas theme since Fruitcakes are eaten mostly at Christmas.
Debzi, put on your investigative hat and make sure that you confirm that this is, in fact, Anne Ryan. The fake diamond ring, red lipstick, chin hair, fake gold purse, bloodshot eyes, rumpled thrift store clohting and sticking her tongueth out pretty much confirms it is HER, but I'll rely on your 9999 IQ to set the record straight!
Anne, it’s also an opportunity to make your very SPECIAL
holiday card for December. I can now check you
off my list of Christmas cards to make.
I hope anyone who sees this hideous card will understand it's all in humor and that I really do better coloring than this. It's just I had to depict Anne in her rumpled thrift store clothes.
Thanks so much for taking a look and feel free to exit out as soon as possible!! LOL!!
Punchkateer Tally: 4 punches, punched 6 x!
Date: Friday, June 4, 2010 GMT Views: 1482
Stamps: RAKS from none other than Anne Ryan herself (Self-portraits I believe)
Paper: Real Red and SU Christmas DSP
Ink: Real Red, Garden Green, Old Olive, Bordering Blue, Real Red, Blush Blossom
Accessories: Ornament, SU Scallop Oval Punch, SU Wide Oval Punch, SU Word Window Punch, dimensionals, green bling, fake DIAMOND ring, MS Snowflake punch, Gold Stickles on Purse (Fake Gold that is), Computer Generated Statements
Difficulty (1-Easy 5-Advanced): 5 - because of the story that goes with it and all the horrid details and memories!
Registered: June 10, 2007 Location: BC Posts: 44881
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 @ 5:59 PM
I'm killing myself with laughter at both your wonderful poem and your fabulous images!! Oh Frutiflakez you've got a gift with words that beats everything!! and a wonderful sense of humour!!!
Now - let me just send that through my special - *are those photograph's of Anne detection machine *- made in Canada, of course.... zzzzzzzzzzzzz - hhhhhhhhmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. working working working - CONFIRMATION - COMPLETE MATCH ALL 3 PHOTOS ARE OF ANNE RYAN - DINGDINGDING - COMPLETE MATCH
Yes, I can cofirm that these are indeed photo's of Anne Ryan -though it does break my high digit IQ and heart to say so!!
Excellent work, Pamzi!!
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Registered: August 7, 2007 Location: North Carolina Posts: 28159
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 @ 6:22 PM
OMgoodness I think I might just laugh myself sick at this one Pam!!! You have quite the poetic talent!!! Now that you're an MMSgal I guess you figure your coloring skills don't matter any more.... you're going to develop your "other" skills... well wow gf, you did it!!! You are sooooooooooo in trouble when AR sees this one! Hold on to your hat and everything else that isn't attached!!!!GREAT card!!!! Love your sense of humor!!!!
Registered: June 23, 2008 Location: da U.P. - Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula Posts: 15008
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 @ 6:35 PM
Too funny for words! Anne is so gonna get you for this Christmas card made in her honor, and Connie will absolutely love your CASE of her cute bear on his butt. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your poetry of Fruitcake's Christmas Past! Awesome job on this one!!!
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Fri, Jun 04, 2010 @ 6:57 PM
I nearly peed my pants when I saw this card and read the poem! ROFL!!! This is just hilarious!!! I wouldn't name my worst enemy fruitcake.........who actually likes that nasty stuff? I think there's one that's been passed around my family for decades without being opened! LOL
This card is just great!! It looks nuffin like Connie Jo's card, but that's OK too - I had a great laugh and I can't wait to see Anne's retaliation! LOL Great job on your card AND story! Too funny:)
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Registered: January 17, 2008 Location: Melrose Park, Illinois Posts: 40187
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 @ 6:59 PM
Hehheehaaaa! This is tooooo funny Pamzi! I am lovin' the images of Anne, and I am rolling on the floor (well, not really), but Debzi and her detective machine is sooooo funny! This images are just the best, everyone should have them in their collection....Great Punch total too!
Registered: July 9, 2008 Location: Stars Fell on Alabama Posts: 50635
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 @ 7:14 PM
Pamzi, this is too good. How long have you been whirling this story around in your mind? I think you may need protection. I could call in all the Punchkateers but I really don't think that will do it. Anne is gonna get you....and probably Debzi, also.
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Registered: September 12, 2007 Location: Wake Forest, NC Posts: 61619
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 @ 7:15 PM
It's fairly apparent why there are so few comments on this card. I need to go to my room and think about why you would be so hurtful to me. What have I ever done to you?
You have the wildest and simplest mind of anyone I've ever met, Fruitcake. The best thing that comes out of this ridiculous story on Connie's special day is that you've got your card all made for me! How sweet it is. I'll humor you until I collect my thoughts and decide how this situation should be handled.
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