As I mentioned the other day, Jackie!’s big surgery is on Monday. It’s no big whoop, just your typical eight hour brain surgery where a cancerous tumor and part of her right frontal lobe will be removed. You know, it happens every day. And then after the surgery, she’ll have your typical six to eight week recovery. You know, a walk in the park.

Having been on bed rest, I know that watching reruns of Fresh Prince of Bel Air can get old REAL fast. A lot of us Friends of Jackie! (that’s FOJ! to you) have been putting together different things to occupy her recovery time. One of the things I’m doing is making a little book with all the comments and well-wishes that have been left for her on my blog (act surprised, Jackie!). I was trying to think of ways to jazz it up a bit so it wasn’t just a book o words, when my friend Dana emailed me with another idea of something we could do for Jackie! I love it when someone’s idea is both awesome (because her idea is awwwwwesome ) and inspiring, because it made me think of how to jazz up Jackie!’s book o words.

(Jackie!? Stop reading now dude. Thanks. SERIOUSLY. I know you’re there. Stop).

A lot of you darling readers comment on the cuteness of the little baby that sprung from my loins stomach. And you know that my hubby is the bomb and got me a camera for my birthday. AND, I know you all just come here to look at pictures of said kid. I decided I am going to put pictures of Maddie in the book o comments for Jackie, but not just any pictures – they will be pictures that all of you come up with.

I’m not talking about your typical pictures, though. I need action! Costumes! Scenarios! For example, do you want to see Maddie telling a joke, like in this photo?

Or maybe you want to see her with the Bob’s Big Boy Statue? Or putting her feet in the Pacific Ocean for the first time, or stalking movie stars at The Ivy. Whatever you want to see (and dudes, do I have to tell you to keep it clean? Srsly.) and I will do my best to make it happen.

Once I get pictures of all your fun ideas, I will post them here, along with a shout out to the creative minds behind each photo. Then everyone will vote on the best one, and the winner will get a bunch of swag I stole was generously given at BlogHer. I have swag coming out of my ears. And it’s NICE STUFF. Stuff I am probably dumb to give away. It’s all still in the brand new suitcase I bought in San Francisco JUST to bring it home:
Swag 2
That picture doesn’t do the suitcase justice. It is full-sized. Mike was pretty pissed he had to lug it through the airports. There is stuff for Women, Men, Kids, etc. I’ll put together an awesome prize package for the winner.

So, give me some ideas! I gave you three scenarios to get your creative juices flowing. I can’t wait to see what you creative-types come up with. Ready…go!