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November 13th, 2008

 

Congrats to Stef, who won the music giveaway extravaganza. Stef? If you read this, e-mail me!

 

Meanwhile, there’s one more day for the personalized kid’s art book giveaway, so have at it!

 

Also! Tomorrow is a brand new giveaway from Moon and Back Studios. You won’t want to miss it.

 

I’m liking this spreading the birthday love thing.

 

And finally, I thought I’d share with you some of the family photos I unearthed the other day:

 

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(Someone got a hold of the Evil Dictator Style Guide)

 

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Looks like we all grew up next to a radioactive lake.

 

(I can hear you from over here.)

 

On November 13th, 2008, Diane said:

I keep telling my daughter she’s going to look back on pictures taken of her now and think, “What the HELL was I thinking?” She always replies, “But I like my clothes/glasses/shoes/etc. They’re cute!” I say, “Yeah, I thought that, too, way back when.” Then I show her my yearbook photos. After she stops screaming, I say, “See what I mean?”

On November 13th, 2008, jan said:

Radioactive Lake? I lol’d!

On November 13th, 2008, Jenn @ Juggling Life said:

Ahhh, the hostess gown–why did that ever go out of style?!

On November 13th, 2008, Cactus Petunia said:

Wow. Harvest gold shag carpet and burnt orange crushed velvet upholstery. Sniff. It takes me back. And the caftan? I think it just activated my 1970’s PTSD.

On November 14th, 2008, stef said:

i won i won! i never win anything! even better, i won MUSIC! okay, that’s my day made. thanks! :) (oh, and definitely beg (or ask) The Rock for a mix CD, i really love those!)

On November 14th, 2008, Renée aka Mekhismom said:

These photos are hilarious! The seventies were certainly *ahem* something!

On November 14th, 2008, matteroffactmommy said:

oh dear god, these are hilarious! when i look back into the family picture archives, very seldom do you find staged poses (well the first one looks staged, and the second one is *kinda staged) as my mom would always be the one with the camera taking candid shots.

i do have a great one (after my parents split up) of my mom, my brother and myself from 1991… socal awesomeness… will have to scan it for you.

On November 14th, 2008, Cheri @ Blog This Mom! said:

I lurve the photos. Someone looks like you in a bouffant hairdo.

On November 14th, 2008, my luck is turning! (i hope.) « me, unplugged said:

[…] it comes to entering contests.  but mark this day folks!  because today, i won a giveaway over at san diego momma’s website, and even better best of all, it’s music.  SCORE!  it’s very possible […]

On November 15th, 2008, myra said:

I love these photos! Now you’ve inspired me to go through some of my family photos! And I have to say, it’s uncanny how much you look like your mom. So you should feel her spirit that way. :)

On November 16th, 2008, bejewell said:

Ohymygod those pictures are SO AWESOME I can’t even STAND IT. The white leisure suit and the look on his face. Classic. I am DYING. I loved you before, but I love you SO MUCH MORE now.

On November 16th, 2008, kate said:

hello 1970s? it’s so nice to see you again!

On November 17th, 2008, we_be_toys said:

Great pictures! As a product of the same time period I can totally appreciate the transition from traditional to groovy in these! Aren’t you glad they outlawed polyester finally??

On November 17th, 2008, mommypie said:

Bwahahaha! I laugh because somewhere I have the same beauties. The 70s were just not kind. In general.

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