20 August 2012

Crazy Sweet Tuesday & My Memories Giveaway

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Welcome to Crazy Sweet Tuesday, where desserts rule the day!

Thank you for coming to Crazy Sweet Tuesday! I have one more giveaway for you, and I'm super excited about it.

I used to scrapbook - a lot. I did it the old fashioned way for a long time; lugging out the cutters and paper and boxes of photos. Then, a few years back, I discovered digital scrapbooking. And it was like the sky opened and angels sang. No mess to clean up! No dangerous tools to keep away from little hands!

While I do create photo books and 12x12 page prints occasionally, hands down my favorite thing to do with digital scrapbooking software is to create printables: invitations, cupcake decorations, tags, and signs. Once you start creating, the options are endless.

When My Memories contacted me and asked if I'd like to be an affiliate, I jumped at the chance. I recently got a new computer, a mac, so the old software I used was not compatible. I was super excited to get my hot little hands started!

What's really cool about this digital scrapbooking software is it comes with tons of papers and embellishments already installed. You don't have to buy anything extra if you don't want too. And the My Memories site has tons of freebies.

If you've been reading some of my posts lately, you've already seen some of my creations in action.

I made the "Smart Cookie" tags and the "Popping By" tags with the My Memories Suite. All with papers, frames, and embellishments that came free with the software!

Today is Jordan's first day of school, and as the head of the Hospitality Committee, I am in charge of organizing snacks in the teachers' lounge this week. I don't just like to drop the snacks and run - I like to leave a little something pretty for the staff to look at. I made this subway art to place on the table. (And, yup, I made it with My Memories!)

{Want it for yourself? Click here for the printable.}

Okay, so now for the fun part. My Memories is offering Crazy for Crust readers a super deal! Want the software? Of course you do!

Buy the My Memories Suite Scrapbook Software and enter the code STMMMS18039 at checkout and you will receive $10 off your purchase AND a $10 coupon for the My Memories store! That's a $20 value. Just be sure to enter that code.

But wait. Before you run screaming to the My Memories site...you should enter to WIN your own copy of the software! Because My Memories is giving away one free software package to a lucky Crazy for Crust reader!

The software works on PC or Mac. It's downloaded so no shipping needed...so it's open to anyone!

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Good luck!

Okay. Whew. That was a lot of pre-party fun!

Let's start with the features from last week:

Salted Hot Fudge Brownies by Kristin's kNook.
Mocha Cupcakes by Shugary Sweets
S'mores Cake by A Sweet Baker
S'mores Truffles by Mommy's Sweet Confessions.

And the most clicked sweet was another tie! Obviously you all have a thing for marshmallow treats (which I totally understand!)

Malibu Rum Fruit Loop Treats by Averie Cooks.
Cinnabon Roll Rice Krispie Treats by The Spiffy Cookie.

Than you all for linking up last week. Can you believe that this party is almost a year old? That's right...next week is CST's first birthday! WOW! And thank you!

Let's start the par-tay!

Thanks for linking!

This giveaway is sponsored by My Memories. I recieved a free copy of the software to use and review. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.



At August 20, 2012 at 7:08 PM , Blogger Jocelyn said...

Yay for desserts ruling our lives!!! I can live with that:-) I love all the cute little printables and tags that you make for your goodies!!! You rock at all the extra little details that make a treat extra special!!! Fun giveaway this week!!

At August 20, 2012 at 7:12 PM , Blogger Pint Sized Baker said...

I wait until Winter to do my scrapbooking. I just don't have time to devote to it during the summer. I'd rather be outside in the sunshine during the summer. So, while I'm trapped inside during the winter, I'm working on the past year of photos!
Thanks for hosting :)

At August 20, 2012 at 7:24 PM , Blogger Joan@chocolateandmore said...

Dorothy, you're just so creative! Love the cookie tags! Thanks for hosting and have a great week!

At August 20, 2012 at 7:32 PM , Blogger Heather Kinnaird said...

I hope Jordan had GREAT first day! such cute tags
believe it or not - I actually have the software and I have never used it - shame on me

At August 20, 2012 at 8:17 PM , Blogger The Alchemist said...

I love those tags! I browsed the gallery over there and I love the Easter Egg style.

Today I've linked up my Frozen Hot chocolate, I'm also having a giveaway of 3 cookbooks!


Thanks for hosting the party!

Melissa @ The Alchemist

At August 20, 2012 at 8:52 PM , Blogger Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel said...

I love that we all love desserts so much :) and we should totally scrapbook together! I want to create a bloggy scrapbook of all my favorite photos and recipes... maybe give it to my grandma for xmas since she doesn't have a computer and thus has zero idea of the things I've made.

At August 20, 2012 at 9:06 PM , Blogger Back for Seconds said...

Fun giveaway! I am into the digital scrapbooks too. So much easier than the traditional way I used to do it.
Thanks for the party and happy almost crazy sweet birthday!!

At August 20, 2012 at 9:18 PM , Anonymous Averie @ Averie Cooks said...

Thanks for linking up my Malibu Rum Fruit Loops treats - and what a fun giveaway!

At August 20, 2012 at 9:21 PM , Blogger Addicted to Recipes said...

Boys and Toys Template 1!! Love it. (I have boys!) I've largely been a traditional scrapbooker too (you should see the other half of our office...computers on one side, all my scrappin stuff on the other...) Need to start doing more digital work, I might get caught up!

At August 20, 2012 at 10:18 PM , Blogger Winnie said...

Yes - desserts rule our lives :)
Thanks for another party, I can already see some great desserts here

At August 20, 2012 at 10:48 PM , Blogger Lindsay said...

Thank you so much for featuring my s'more truffles, I appreciate it!

At August 20, 2012 at 10:58 PM , Blogger Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said...

Thank you for hosting. Have a great week!

At August 20, 2012 at 11:04 PM , Blogger With A Blast said...

Thank you for hosting!

At August 21, 2012 at 2:40 AM , Blogger Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Cute pics, I love the chalk paint on the mason jar:@)

At August 21, 2012 at 3:08 AM , Blogger Tanya-Lemonsforlulu.com said...

Thanks so much for hosting! Have a great week!

At August 21, 2012 at 3:18 AM , Anonymous sally @ sallys baking addiction said...

The two most viewed recipes from last week are no surprise at all!! Both winners in my book! Love your butter pecan cake kettle corn - that's a winner in my book for this week! ;)

At August 21, 2012 at 3:58 AM , Anonymous Tani@Tagana Rose said...

Thanks for hosting and have a great week!!

At August 21, 2012 at 4:40 AM , Blogger Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes said...

Thank you for hosting! Happy almost 1st birthday to CST!

At August 21, 2012 at 5:28 AM , Anonymous Aimee @ ShugarySweets said...

Thanks for hosting Dorothy! Thanks for featuring my mocha cupcakes!

At August 21, 2012 at 5:36 AM , Anonymous carolinaheartstrings said...

Wonderful recipes already today! We linked up an ice cream sandwich treat!

At August 21, 2012 at 6:02 AM , Blogger Javelin Warrior said...

I'm new to Crazy Sweet Tuesdays, but I love the concept and discovering all these amazing desserts! Thanks so much for hosting and I've added a strawberry swirl cheesecake...

At August 21, 2012 at 8:15 AM , Blogger Sweet Cheeks Cakes said...

What a perfect time to find your blog! I'm a first-time reader and I could get lost in your blog. Love desserts, snacks and scrapbooking!

At August 21, 2012 at 9:03 AM , Blogger Meg @ Sweet Twist said...

I hope I can be as creative as you when I am a mom. Very cute ideas!

At August 21, 2012 at 10:28 AM , Anonymous Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie said...

I'm so excited to have my recipe featured today! Thanks for hosting this.

At August 21, 2012 at 11:08 AM , Blogger Angela said...

I love the Back To School Kit....so cute!

At August 21, 2012 at 12:34 PM , Anonymous Lance M. said...

Great ideas!

At August 21, 2012 at 12:56 PM , Blogger MissCandiquik said...

Thanks for hosting...love all the ideas!

At August 21, 2012 at 2:19 PM , Blogger keshakeke said...

I love The Holiday Magic kit! Christmas will be here in no time at all!

At August 21, 2012 at 6:25 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like Crazy Kids Girls

Tanya H.

At August 22, 2012 at 8:09 PM , Blogger Heidi Fowler said...

Thanks for visiting me at OneCreativeMommy.com. You have a great site. I'm a new facebook follower. I linked up some sweet treats. I hope you'll visit and link up this weekend at One Creative Weekend.

At August 23, 2012 at 5:30 AM , Blogger Protein Girl said...

Insolent Passion Kit or Pretty Woman!

At August 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM , Blogger Trish - Sweetology101 said...

really cool stuff w/ My Memories!! I wish I had more time to scrapbook and stuff, with work and life I just can't get all my dreams accomplished!! AGGGGHHH!!! At least I make time for the important stuff, like stopping by here to see all the fun treats! YA!

At August 24, 2012 at 8:51 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ready to give these adorable tags a try. I am a homemade
gift giver, tags are great. Thanks.

At August 24, 2012 at 1:01 PM , Blogger Chrissy said...

There are too many fun kits to choose from but I really liked all the school ones!

At August 24, 2012 at 2:07 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I loved the wine tasting album template - we took a trip to Napa - so it would be perfect to use for those photos!


At August 24, 2012 at 6:27 PM , Blogger Tracy said...

Christmas Delight, I am so tired of hot, humid weather so thinking Christmas is good medicine.

At August 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

super fun give away!! gift tags are the best for teachers!


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