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Monday, September 30, 2019

New - Making Reservations at the Sheraton!

NEW FOR FALL '19 - please book your room at the Novi Sheraton using our Fall '19 group link:  https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1567018246968&key=GRP 
You can still call Marriott reservations or the Novi Sheraton directly but booking via our group link is the preferred method.   


You can access the links to our group rates on the side of our blog by under "Future Dates" and clicking on the weekend of your choice. 

Occasionally our group rate may be temporarily unavailable.  If this is the case, please book your room anyway, contact your retreat organizer and let her know about the rate issue.  We'll have the hotel release more rates under our group rate and your rate will be adjusted accordingly.

Need more info or a registration form?  Please click & email a retreat organizer: Kathy, Debi, Lisa or Christie.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Our Fall QOTC Sharon

Congratulations, Sharon - our Fall 2019 Queen of the Crop!


The Queen of the Crop enjoys an early check in time, and lots of treats during the weekend of her reign including a special goody basket filled with items customized to her liking.  See your retreat organizer during the weekend for more info about how you can be our next QOTC! 

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Mary, our QOTC


Cheryl & Mary

It is with very heavy hearts that we share that Mary, our Spring '19 Queen of the Crop, lost her battle with breast cancer in November.  
Scrapbooking and memory keeping were very important for Mary and we thought that we could come together  to help Mary's family to continue to preserve their memories.

We will be donating an album and items to Brian (Mary's husband) so that he & their son, Austin can continue to preserve their memories.  A table will be in Kathy's room downstairs to collect pre-decorated pages and they can add photos at a later time.  Kathy discussed this idea with Brian and Cheryl (Mary's sister and cropping buddy.)  They are very touched by this act of kindness as they know how important scrapbooking and memory keeping was for Mary. 

We hope you'll take some time out of your weekend to put a page or two together.  All themes are welcome - holiday, birthday, school pages, etc.   Austin is in second grade and will be making his first communion this year.  
Rest in peace, Mary.  You are missed.

Spring 2019 Meals

* Denotes Gluten Free
Other items may be gluten free as well but we’ve asked the hotel to make sure these denoted items are gluten free.
Friday
Dinner
Garden salad*
Build your own taco bar with ground beef* & refried beans*
Chips & salsa
Cinnamon tortillas with vanilla sauce
Iced Tea & assorted sodas
Saturday
Breakfast – anytime in the snack room
Yogurt* & various breakfast breads.
Lunch
Soup & Salad Buffet
Minestrone soup
Build Your Own Chicken Caesar Salad
(Gluten free chicken strips)*
Seasoned potato chips
Chocolate mousse
Coffee, Tea & Lemonade
Dinner
Pasta Salad
Chicken Piccata
Wild rice pilaf
Chef's choice of vegetables
Coffee, tea & assorted soft drinks
Assorted desserts
Sunday
Breakfast
Scrambled eggs,* bacon,* potatoes* & fresh fruit,*
assorted pastries.  Tea, coffee & juice
Lunch
Build your own sandwich
Assorted breads, lunchmeats* & cheeses*
Grilled veggies*
Chips
Iced tea & lemonade

Thursday, October 11, 2018

PLEASE Bring A Cup w/A Lid

Just a reminder: 

We are no longer supplying cups for coffee/water, etc. Please be sure to pack a cup with a lid for use in the crop rooms during the weekend!

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Album Embossing Options

We are very glad to have Michelle Humphreys embossing albums during our weekend! To help you plan on what album parts to bring to the Sheraton, here are the dies she has to offer and a copy of her order form. Michelle will be taking orders Friday only, beginning at 6 pm in the 2nd floor Petoskey room.  Please contact Michelle if you have any questions – her contact info is listed on the order form.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Early Bird Pricing Extended!

The holiday weekend threw us for a loop – you, too?  It’s ok – you still have time to save $20 if you have your registration postmarked by Friday, Sept. 7th!

If you want to attend the weekend (or have any questions) and need to connect with an organizer, please contact either Kathy, Debi or Lisa by clicking the links below:

Kathy Birchfield at kbirchluvs2crop@sbcglobal.net

Debi Evans at debi.cm2006@yahoo.com

or Lisa Graham at Lisa@LisasWorkshop.net

October Weekend