Friday, May 30, 2008
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Sisters Print - $15
From Jelly Beans' shop. I love her watercolor trees!
Swirly Tree Wall Decal - $18
This is so right up my alley! I need it. From Sticky Culture's shop.
I love the wall decals that are on Etsy. I need to buy some.
Large Retro Tree Pendant - $18
This clay pendant from Block Party Press' shop is really pretty.
She also sells hair pins and rings of the same design!
Mod Trees Card Set - $4.50
At $4.50 for a set of 8 (and that includes envelopes!) you can't beat that deal.
You can also have the cards personalized. Love it!
These cards are from Green Apple Paperie's shop.
Curly Brown Felt Tree Applique - $4.50
Don't know what I'd put this on, but I'd find something! So cute. From Kutz' shop.
Friday, May 23, 2008
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
From John W Golden's shop. I want to find out where he buys his ring
Car Litter Bag - Keep your car clean - Lime Dot - $19
Who doesn't need one of these?! I love them. The bags have an adjustable strap - so you can securely put it anywhere in your car to keep yourself tidy and neat.
They're from Allyson Hill's shop.
Tree Silhouette Wrap LEATHER Cuff Brown on Brown - $25
These cuffs look sweet yet rugged. From Holly Hawk's shop.
Yellow Sunflower Spiral Lantern - $25
These lanterns are ingeniously simple, yet really delicate and pretty.
I want all of them in Mariposa Avenue's shop.
Etsy Widower T-Shirt - $25
I need to get Mike one of these shirts. So true.
There are so many twists and turns in the book. Just when you think things are going okay, they turn around for the worst. The book is full of ups and downs, tragedy and triumph. It was an excellent read!
Monday, May 19, 2008
Because if they flew over the bay, they'd be BAGELS.
They like knock-knock jokes too, but I only know a couple:
I went online to www.knock-knock-joke.com and found some good ones I'm going to teach them:
Don't get so excited, it's just a joke.
Annie thing you can do, I can do better.
Who Who Who!
Amosquito bit me!
Lettuce in and you will find out!
Well, make up your mind, are you a cow or an owl?
Cargo beep! beep!
Gorilla me a hamburger, I'm hungry.
No, Cow go MOO!!!
I see your underwear.
Ice cream who?
Ice cream every time I see a ghost.
I could go on and on!
So happy to just sit and crochet!
This was the most awesome snack. We heated up a can of Frito-Lay cheese dip over the fire and it was so bubbly delicious with chips! This just proves that it doesn't take much to make us happy. We were so proud of our dip that we took a picture of it. And yes, I'm using Halloween plates in May.
Friday, May 16, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
September 2007 - first day of preschool!
Look at those big girls! I love the comparison between the two photos. What do I see? I see sweet little girls from 2007 that were a bit nervous to start on a new adventure. They had never been away from a family member and now they were going to spend two hours a week with a stranger. But they were excited - going to preschool means they're getting to be "big girls!" Arlene loved preschool right away. She engaged with the other kids and the teachers and never ever complained about going. Lydia had a few issues in the beginning. She went through a spell for a couple of weeks where she'd scream whenever I tried to leave. But she got over it and got just as adjusted as Arlene. The teacher told us during their evaluations in April that they were the most advanced in the class - but of course! In today's picture, I see the same little sweeties, but I also see a bit of sass in them, because I know that before taking that picture, I had a twenty minute argument with Arlene about which socks she was going to wear today. I see confident little BIG GIRLS who love to have new adventures and who have embraced learning with excitement. They are like sponges, constantly picking up new information and new words and phrases. I'm so proud of them!
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
So anyway, I tell my husband that I want to get a new purse from Etsy. My husband says, "You just bought a purse." I say, "No I didn't, I bought it seven months ago." He says, "You can use a purse for longer than that." I say, "There are some women who change their purses with every season!" He says, "Well then wait until November to get a new one!" Whatev dummy-head. I need a new purse! Don't you agree?! I'm due.
I've got my eye on purcashing one of these:
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
***If you've landed on my blog from searching the 'net for info on tip toe walking or serial casting or AFO braces, hello. This particular post here is one in a number I wrote about my daughter's tip toe walking. I encourage you to start with this post instead. It encapsulates our journey more succinctly.***
Arlene loves her Lincoln Logs - she makes houses complete with little garages or two stories, and they keep getting better each times she makes them. Tonight she made this "parm house" as she called it. (farm house) She said that the "parm lady" climbed up the "ladder" so that she can "see everything". Interesting! A milli-second after I took this picture she smashed the house to the ground in one swoop of her hand - haha! She also loves to make "book houses" - which are square or rectangles fashioned out of books - either books standing up and open, or books laying on the floor. She then designates the rooms like the bathroom and her bedroom. Too funny! I will have to get a picture of her next book house.
Monday, May 12, 2008
My favorite pieces are the embroidered ones:
Friday, May 9, 2008
Thursday, May 8, 2008
So now the powers-that-be that want to build this arena are wondering why GE, a company with billions of dollars, isn't willing to purchase tickets costing more than ten bucks! hahahaaaaaa So much for that survey karma.