Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The boss's birthday

The owner of the store I work at is 74 today. He's pretty much turned over running the store to his son but he still comes in every day and takes care of the produce department. Whenever I have a question or a problem I usually go to him first. Sometimes it's just to see if I'm overreacting to something or not but 9 times out of 10 he agrees with my opinion.
No one had started passing around a birthday card yet for him so I took in one that I had made for everyone to sign. Nothing fancy but I don't think he'll mind.
I used my cricut to cut out the cupcake. I'm really enjoying that machine and I think I might finally be starting to figure out how to use it.


  1. accompanied by a rousing edition of "Happy Birthday" I presume...I woujld make something for my boss..but I have the handicap of being 1# male 2# no sense of color co-ordination 3# I am not allowed sharp objects unsupervised...:)

  2. What a beautiful card! He is going to appreciate the card and the fact that it was created by hand. Love the cupcake.

  3. My boss is 78 and still comes in every day to work the lunch rush.
    I love the card!

  4. I bet he'll love it. 1. Because it is pretty 2. Because it is hand made and 3. Because YOU made it! Lovely!

  5. What a beautiful work. And to think that I didn't know what was a cricut! I'm so glad you introduced us to that lovely machine :)

  6. I think he'll appreciate that card so much more because it's handmade!
    It's awesome, Ann!!

  7. Cute card! Glad you're having a good time with the Cricut (I love mine :o)

  8. Great job with the card. Also a good idea of everyone signing it.That was real nice of you.

  9. What a nice card. You did a great job and I love the cupcake.

  10. I betcha he will appreciate that homemade card than anything else he gets. That is just super. Good job.
    Have a great day.

  11. I love the card and I'll bet he does too. What a nice thing to do.

    Have a terrific day. My best to Duke. :)

  12. livintheblues oh no singing. I didn't want to ruin his don't feel bad about the handicap, I suffer from all but number 1 on occasion

    Sheri I'm not even sure he knows that I made it but that's ok

    Jean I would like to think that if I was the boss at that age I would have retired

    Grace he didn't say but then he didn't know I made it. He did however really like the cookies I baked him :)

    Fullet I'm so glad my daughter bought that machine for me, I'm loving it

    Duni I know I like hand made things better

    Jen thanks, it's a start any way :) It seems like it's taken me a while to figure out what I'm doing

    Russ thanks. I try not to let it get out too often that I can be nice, then they'll expect it more often :)

    B Boys Mom thanks, I had fun doing it

    Marg I sure hope he did

    Sandee thanks, I hope he liked it. He took it home with him anyway.

  13. Ann, what a cute design. Very colorful and cheery, I really like it.

  14. Poetic shutterbug, thanks, I had fun making it too. I'm really enjoying that machine and have tons of ideas for Christmas


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