Thursday, June 9, 2016

06/09/16 - Pumpkin Juice

Hi!
Still playing catch up!
Created this in May:
 
 
 
"Pumpkin Juice"
Journaling: "Joseph and I taking "selfies" while trying Pumpkin Juice for the first time.
I was the only one, out of all of us, who liked it.
5.8.16"
 
 
Since I created and shared a layout about trying "Butter Beer"of course I had to do the same when we tried "Pumpkin Juice".
 
While visiting Harry Potter World (again) my son decide to try the Pumpkin Juice.
I love pumpkin flavored everything (except pie... I know, I'm a weirdo) so I definitely wanted to try it. I even told my son to buy me one... but then we both decided maybe we should share this one just in case we didn't like it.
Well, I wound up loving it!!! Him not-so-much!
 
How to describe it?  Well, it's juice w/ a slight pumpkin spice flavor and VERY sweet!
That's why he didn't like it. Personally the sweeter the better is my motto so I thought it was
de-licious!
David and Madison tried it too and Madison hated it! David thought it was "alright" (but then again it takes a lot to impress him, LOL)
 
So in the end, I was the only one who could actually say they liked it!
 
For inquiring minds here are the ingredients: Water, Apple Juice Concentrate, Pumpkin Puree, Apricot Puree, Sugar, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Citric Acid, Acesulfame Potassium, Sodium Benzoate.
 
 
BTW there is a story behind the silly "selfies"....
(I tell ya, I always have "stories"!)
I told my son to take a "selfie" of us w/ the Pumpkin Juice to commemorate the occasion... but he was so stiff in the first couple of photos; that tends to be his "selfie" style: STIFF!
So I proceeded to show him how a really "selfie" should be taken and started hamming it up for the camera as he snapped photos.
He finally got into it and 8 "selfies" later these wound up being my faves!
 

I had so much fun making this layout and everything seemed to just come together so effortlessly! 
 
I wound up entering this in the SB.com "May Hoarders Challenge" because all of the items on here, except the "I Solemnly Swear..." sticker, are hoarded items ranging from at least a year-in -a-half old to approximately 12 years old.
 
 
 
 

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Also entered in the following SB.com Challenges:
 
"May Sticker challenge":
13 total
-Alphas/Title (12)
-"I Solemnly Swear..."

And the "Scrap with your Scraps" challenge:
The pumpkin paper (circle) is from my scrap stash.
It was already cut and outlined that way so apparently it was rejected from a prior layout.

5 comments:

  1. Totally love this layout Doreen! Of course because it's HP related, but it all goes together so well!

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  2. This is sooooooooooooo fun! LOVING those selfies and you are braver than me, I'd be afraid to try it! LOL!!!!

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  3. Love it! The selfies are awesome and we don't see a lot of Joseph in your pages. As for pumpkin juice, I'd definitely try it. I like pumpkin ok but don't love it.

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  4. Ah that is sweet he kept taking selfies for you :) Love the page!!!

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  5. I'm not a big pumpkin fan either. I love your layout though. The selfie lesson explanation had me cracking up! Such a fun post.

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