Thursday, September 15, 2011

Welcome to the 50 States Blog Hop!! 

Welcome to the 50 States Blog Hop! Most of us would love to travel but are having staycations this year. What better way to travel but through a blog hop. This hop was inspired by our host Shawnee's journey across the United States as she traveled with her family to their new home. The United States is truly beautiful with many wonderful places to visit and see.

If you've hopped along from Indiana --Lisa Peters s, then you are in the right place!! If you are just joining me from your dashboard or happened along from somewhere else, please be sure to CLICK HERE to start with the first state in the union, Delaware, because you won't want to miss out on any of the fun (or any of the blog candy!!)...

There is an AMAZING Grand Prize Package for one LUCKY hopper (winner chosen by Rafflecopter)!!  To be entered to win, please do the following:
So what's the Grand Prize???
Cricut Cartridge - Destinations, beautiful handmade flowers from Shannon at Creative Chaos Flowers, and a $20 Gift Certificate to Scraptastical Kreations.
Now on to my state and my project....

Welcome to the GREAT state of MISSISSIPPI
Y'all take a seat and enjoy a glass of sweet iced tea with me. :) 
Here are just a few great things about the state I was born and raised in.

Our state capital is Jackson. Our flower is the Magnolia.

Here are just a few famous natives and residents:

Bo Diddley;William Faulkner,Brett Favre ,John Grisham,Jim Henson ,James Earl Jones ,B. B. King,Elvis Presley ,Jerry Rice, Jimmie Rodgers, Muddy Waters ,Tennessee Williams,Oprah Winfrey, Richard Wright ,Tammy Wynett

This is my very first layout :) I used the Cricut 50 States cartridge to make my state flower, the flag and the state shape. 

Here some great facts about Mississippi 

Next you will want to hop on over to

I will be giving away some great blog CANDY!!!! The Cricut Cartridge Plantin Schoolbook to one lucky winner!!! all you have to do is be a follower and comment on this blog hop for the 50 States! I will pick a random winner in one week. Thank you for stopping by :)

Now you can hop to the NEXT STATE IN THE UNION!!  Remember to leave a comment on each state to be eligible for the GRAND PRIZE!! 

50 States Hop