Monday, August 2, 2010

Celebrate Family & a GIVEAWAY

You Are Invited to a Family Proclamation Celebration...

What:  A month-long blog party celebrating The Family Proclamation - with link-up parties, guest posts galore, and lots of giveaways

When:  September 2010

Where:  "We Talk of Christ, We Rejoice In Christ" and "Chocolate On My Cranium" and all across the blogosphere!

Why:  Because we love The Family Proclamation and want to encourage you to share it, to live it, and to teach it to your family.  Also because it has been around for 15 years now!

Please R.S.V.P. by placing the button below on your blog.

There will also be a Giveaway for people who help get the word out about this!
Scroll down to learn more...but grab a button first!

We Talk of Christ, We Rejoice In Christ

We Talk of Christ, We Rejoice In Christ

~~Celebrate Family~~
Schedule of Events

*Daily Guest Bloggers
*Link-ups of Your posts on The Family Proclamation each day
*Weekly Link-up Parties Starring YOU each Monday!
*Voting on Link-up entries each Friday

The link-up themes and dates are as follows:

A Proclamation Photo Walk
Monday, September 6
Please post your original photos that illustrate a concept or quote from The Family Proclamation.  Readers will vote to choose the winners beginning Friday, September 10.
Winners will be announced on Sunday, September 12.

 Crafts Inspired by The Family Proclamation
Monday, September 13
Show us your best Proclamation-inspired creations during this party.
Everyone will get a chance to vote on the entries beginning Friday the 17th.
Winners will be announced on Sunday, September 19.

Sharing The Family Proclamation
Monday, September 20
To join this link-up party, please share some part of the Family Proclamation with the world, either on your blog, in person, or in a public space.  Example:  One might use sidewalk chalk to display some meaningful truth from the Proclamation on a sidewalk in your town.  Get as creative as possible.  Have fun with it, and surprise a few people with these simple truths.
Winners will be chosen randomly.

F.H.E. Lessons on The Proclamation
Monday, September 27  
Share your favorite FHE Lessons on the Family Proclamation for others to use.
Winners will be chosen randomly.

Details about the  
Celebrate Family RSVP GIVEAWAY:

The Celebrate Family RSVP Giveaway begins on Monday, August 16 and runs until the 27th.

To Enter this Giveaway, please do the following:

Post the Celebrate Family button on your Blog.
Blog about The Family Proclamation Celebration.
Link to it on Facebook.
Like this post on Facebook.

(You can do this as many times as you'd like.)
When I put up the official giveaway entry on August 16th, 
leave your entries in the comment section of that post.

Winners will be announced on August 30th.

Thanks for reading, and I hope that you will join us for this monumental celebration!


  1. you are so ambitious...I understand why we have youth and families!

  2. LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT!!! What a great thing to do. Reading through this got me SO excited. You two bloggers are doing a great work, you are living up to what it says in the proclamation where it says "We call upon responsible citizens..... to promote those measures designed to maintain and strengthen the family as the fundamental unit of society." Good Work. I look forward to this wonderful month!! Yeah!

    Oh and I grabbed a button and will for sure blog all about it!!

  3. I started on my own a while ago. Now it's a little more official.

  4. I can't wait to see all the amazing things you'll do! I love following your blog!

  5. But I don't know how to grab the button!

  6. Will we only be able to link up on the Monday, or do we have the whole week? September 6th is my birthday, and I will be out of town because of Labor Day.

  7. You will be able to link up Monday through Thursday for each week's special link-up party. Voting will be Friday-Saturday. Winners will be announced Sunday.

    In addition to will be able to link up any and all posts that you do pertaining to the Family Proclamation in one central location for others to access every day.

  8. I'm so glad I found your blog. This is fabulous and I can't wait to participate. Thank you!

  9. Thank you for this!!! I am really excited to participate and am already getting things together for the weekly link-ups!

  10. How awesome, I got a button and I have so many fun ideas for September. I don't know how link-ups work though.

  11. Posted your button on my blog...:)

  12. Hi Beckstrand7 - Make sure you leave your comment on the actual GIVEAWAY POST...not this be entered!

  13. Oh! Thank you! I am SO GLAD I wandered on your blog today! What a beautiful meaningful idea. I will be posting about this ASAP! I will link my post to Facebook. I already added your button! Thank you thank you!