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October 01, 2014

Welcome October

well, october has arrived with the leaves changing colors and the temperatures falling.  it's been beautiful all around.  the house is opened up but cold and i still have not turned on my heat.  open the blinds in the morning to let the sun in and it warms up nicely.  of course wearing sweats is my winter wardrobe so i'm comfortable.

not much has been going on.  my  neighbor has a class reunion (55 yrs) this week so i've been helping her with decorations for that, and then working on some xmas cards.  yep.  had to get a head start on that one.  need 75 for the church and then some for myself and, of course, the shop at which i sell my cards.  i can only hope i make enough.

got some new pictures of jade and liam.  sheesh.  she's gonna be 9 on the 12th of this month, and he's already 7 months and FINALLY starting to crawl (he'd really rather walk).

she definitely looks older than 9!!!!  is she gorgeous or what????

she finally found something she really loves - her cheerleading - and let me tell you, her
timing is impeccable!!!!!  one of the judges at a competition said... "SANDWICH is gonna
be very hard to beat."  yes they are!!!!

i am soooooooooo glad the kids post lots of pictures of liam because i rarely get to see them.
i love the look on his face!!!  he's definitely a good dresser too!

and there ya have it.  hope all is well with you and thanks so much for stopping by!

TODAY'S WORDS OF WISDOM.....Water in the carburetor

WIFE: "There is trouble with the car. It has water in the carburetor."

HUSBAND: "Water in the carburetor? That's ridiculous "

WIFE: "I tell you the car has water in the carburetor."
"You don't even know what a carburetor is. I'll check it out. Where's the car?"

WIFE: "In the pool"

makes sense to me!!!

September 28, 2014

Sunday Stealing - Ask Away

so?  are we all weepy eyed that george clooney is now a married man?  oh well.  maybe in my next life!!!!!  LOL

on another note.... remember SUNDAY STEALING?  all those fun (and crazy) meme's???  well, this week they stole another one and i've decided to play.  wth... why not....

  Ask Away! 

1. What is your zodiac sign? - gemini.  yep.  i'm the weird sister!

2. What is your favorite color? i used to say pink but in truth it's white.

3. What’s your lucky number? 3 or sometimes 7

4. What talents do you have?  well, what i think are talents some people think is crap.  let me tell you what i think... my talents are... i'm funny, i draw, i craft, i'm really funny and i can tell a joke really well.

5. Are you psychic in any way?  nope.  surprising for a gemini!

6. Favorite song?  I'LL NEVER WALK ALONE

7. How many pillows do you sleep with? one.  

8. What position do you usually sleep in?  fetal.  even if i didn't want to, that's the position my body automatically rolls into.

9. Have you ever tried archery?  yep.  was star archer in my high school days!  what?  you're surprised?  that was BEFORE guns!

10. What’s the longest you’ve ever gone without sleep?  3 days.  it was awful and i've never done it again.

11. Do you have any scars?  too many to mention.  oh, the ones you can see... 3

12. Have you ever had a secret admirer?  but of course, haven't we all????

13. Can you do any other accents other than your own?  i do a spanish accent really well.  

14. Are you a good judge of character?  excellent!  it hasn't failed me yet.  ok.  maybe once, but never again.

15. Can you curl your tongue?  no, but i can curl my hair!!!!

16. Are you a clean or messy person?  clean.  messy doesn't cut it with me.  and yes.... i WILL follow you around my house picking up after you!

17. How long does it take for you to get ready?  30 minutes tops.

18. Do you have much of an ego?  i don't think so but don't ask my friends.

19. Do you talk to yourself?  all the time.  i'm the only one who listens to me!

20. Do you sing to yourself?  yipper skipper!  i'm still waiting to be discovered!

21. Can you name all 50 states of America?  yes i can.

22. Have you ever been scuba diving? nope, and no desire to either  - tho i have been to many tropical islands.  now if you asked about parasailing!!!!

23. What makes you nervous?  tornadoes.  

24. Do you correct people when they make mistakes?  sometimes.  depends on how well i'm listening.

25. Are you ticklish?  no.

26. Have you ever been in a position of authority?  yes.  

27. How many piercings do you have?  4 - 2 in each ear.

28. Can you roll your Rs?  surrrrrrre can!

29. How fast can you type?  my last test was 118 wpm with NO errors!!! yeah!  surprised me too!

30. What are you allergic to?  i was told flowers, trees and grass, but i don't think so anymore.  my allergies certainly haven't bothered me in a very long time!

31. Do you keep a journal?  yes.  i call it BLOGGING.

32. Do you like your age?  yes even tho i feel 25 yrs younger than i really am.  i'm just about convinced my mother lied about the year i was born!!!

33. What makes you angry?  stupidity and disrespect.

34. Were your ancestors royalty?
  probably.  after all, i AM the POLISH PRINCESS!!!!!

and there ya have.  hope it brought a smile to your face!

happy sunday!

September 26, 2014

End of Year Fair

not too much has been going on.  my leg is just killing me. it throbs all day long and it's hard to walk.  i see the doc in about 2 weeks so i'm tuffing it out til then.

every year, the last thursday in september, our area holds a huge craft fair and all the local stores get involved.  no.  it's not like the crafts we know.  it's craft like - all handmade - outdoor stuff, sweatshirts, jewelry, book and eyeglass covers, things for pets, things for your hair.  you get the idea.  no cards.  no scrapbooking, no markers, dies, embossing anything. it's a HUGE event held at the fair grounds and in one of the small shopping center parking lots.  i don't go to the one at the fairgrounds.  it's way too expensive to get in and purchase anything.  i refuse to pay $55 + for a hand painted sweatshirt or $50 + for a lawn ornament.  yeah, i know it's time and product, but i'm not paying their prices.  not to mention there are tons of people.  kids in strollers, kids running all over the place and people tripping because we're too busy looking at the goods rather than watching the kids running.

i do, however, go to the one in the parking lot.  it's FREE and it's small.  so sheryl (sydney's owner), her sister and i went.  what a difference in prices from the one at the fairgrounds!!!  i've been wanting an eternity scarf and my problem was what color.  i found a gorgeous black and white one for $8 and i treated myself (no.  i did NOT take a picture).  i also got me some glammed up sunglasses (again, no picture) and they, too, was only $8.  if they sold these at the fairgrounds (which they do), they'd be triple the prices!

also on this day, one of the local churches holds a SALAD lunch.  for $9 you get all kinds of homemade salads.... potato salad, german potato salad, 7 layer salad, jello salads, coleslaws, fruit salads and, of course, desserts.  everything is home made and you get to sit down and eat and can go back for 2nds and 3rds.  trust me.... once is enough.  so, we went to this lunch before we headed to the small craft fair.  the weather was gorgeous.  it hurt to walk, but it was sooooooo worth it.

and that's what i did yesterday.  today i plan on staying in and resting my leg.  it's another gorgeous day, a tad warmer - supposed to hit 80F - but the humidity is low and i can keep the house opened up.  life is good.

hope your weekend is spectacular!  thanks for dropping by.

September 23, 2014


i love fall.  i love the smells, the colors, the crisp air.  funny that i like the fall colors when deep down i'm really a pastels person.... and yes, my house is pretty much earth tones too.

anyway, i see so much of the painted mason jars out there that i just love so i found a few in my garage and spray painted.  here's how it turned out....

dang! i'm good!  i love it.  of course, now i want a gazillion mason jars to spray paint.  too bad i've no clue where i would even put them.  hmmm, maybe i can sell a few!

anyway, this entire week is supposed to be in the low-to-mid 70s!  love it!  the house is all opened up (even tho it's quite chilly inside this morning) but with the blinds open the sun shines in and warms us up.

yep.  i love fall!

TODAY'S WORDS OF WISDOM.... Angelic Assistance?

An old-time pastor was riding furiously down the road, hurrying to get to church on time. Suddenly, his horse stumbled and threw him to the ground.

Lying in the dirt, his body wracked with pain, the pastor called out, “All you angels in heaven, help me get up on my horse!”

With extraordinary strength, he leaped onto the horse’s back—and fell off the other side.

From the ground again, he called out, “All right, just half of you angels this time!”