Thursday, November 27, 2008


I'm not so impressed with Black Friday deals. Maybe its because we don't need anything. I've been looking at ads for hours and hours now and I just can't really plot it out. I don't want to do it. And finally I realized we don't need anything. For this I am thankful. We are good. We have everything we need. I keep looking at ads and saying "that's not a bad deal, but we don't need that." What a great thanksgiving blessing. I have an awesome family. We have our health (pretty much). We have a job. We have! What a great blessing.

On the other hand, we do really want an elliptical machine and I'm slightly frustrated at trying to find a good deal on one of those. The kind of deal that gives us a really great machine that won't chop off our children's fingers, be super, uber loud and creaky, hold up Cster, but not cost the total of a gym membership for 4 years for both Cster and me. Is that too much to ask? Apparently so.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008


I love verification words and I sure love moboodis. My boodies like so boodilicious.

Sorry Mav that's all I could come with.

Sickness and pain is jumping from body to body and has left the kids and moved to the adults but I already had something 2 weeks ago that I'm still dealing with residuals so I don't think its fair that round 2 hit. There should be sick rules. 2 weeks after sickness you should be able to run from a house 3 doors down without hacking up a lung for 2 minutes.

Cster's making 5 pies tonight. I think right now he may be thinking he chose to make 5 pies too many. :) Of course they will be delicious and come tomorrow afternoon we will all be grovelling at his feet for his amazing feat. And I'm really really craving stuffing and I can't wait any longer. HURRY UP tomorrow.

I've finished 3 baby shower gifts to be sold tomorrow. I will take pictures when there's more light. All I can say is I've solved the unisex problem. I am a genius. I will never make a yellow or green something something again. (unless of course someone really really wants it). I love doing baby shower gifts. People need to have more babies so people will ask me to make more stuff for them. HURRY UP people.

Our good friend was here last night stopping over on his way out west to live and be far away from us. I like friends who you wish you could see all the time but even if you don't you can just pick up where you left off and play wii tennis all night long or at least until 8:30 if your me and lame and can't stay up late. And if he's reading this you left really early. Like 4:20AM really early. Did the mice keep you up?

And I'm thankful for lots of things which I may or may not say in a post tomorrow depending on how the whole day goes since I won't be home.

And I'm really mad at mean shoppers. I WAS IN LINE FIRST. My daughter (who is 4) may be small but it still counts if she's standing in line while I run off to get my son who thinks playing hide and seek in the fabric aisle is the coolest. Now I have to wait until your done (buying the entire fabric department) with 2 kids at the checkout counter full of grabable items because you budded. Grr...

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Too Much Info

Me: Hey Mster, Are you going to throw up? Do you need a bowl?
Mster: Well...I threw up a little and I swallowed it so it will probably come back later so, yeah, bring me a bowl.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Some of this, Some of that

I sold another 70 or so clips to the store I've been working with. I'm thinking of looking for another store but the idea terrifies me. I can't believe I have one already. Its very scary to walk in and talk to somebody about buying clips.

We've been sick. Lster's got it now. Mster and I are STILL coughing after a week and a half of the stupid cold. Lster even threw up today. He threw up all over Mster's pants that were on the ground waiting for her to get out of the bath. She burst into tears. He thought it was hilarious. "Stop laughing (Lster), its not funny"

By the end of the week I will have gone to 3 social events this week. I'm ready for my night in tomorrow night. But I'll post pics of the fun crafts I did tonight with some friends.

I'm done one out of three baby shower presents somebody is buying from me.

And the list goes on. How did life get busy? Hmmm...

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Butt Splashing

Just to let everyone know I have made a new rule in our house. There will be NO MORE BUTT SPLASHING.

Butt Splashing = getting up on your hands and feet in a bath and then crashing your butt into the water to see how much splash you can make.

Lster has already figured out that if he puts his feet on the ledge and then butt splashes he gets a much bigger splash.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

I'm ready for the Christmas Season

There isn't much more to say. I'm just excited for it this year. The kids are so fun and love it all.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

I never know what to do

I just sent out a mass email to everybody I know to promote my etsy site. I never feel quite right doing it but I can't think of any better way to spread the message other than writing people individually and sadly I just don't have the time. I hope it is received well.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Mster's a Jokester

Mster just told me I had something on my shirt. I looked down and she flicked my chin. Let me remind everybody, she's 4.

Selling Machine.

Today I sold 37 flower clips to a store. Outright, not consignment. Then, they ordered 18 more and said if I could make a certain kind they would buy those too. They also told me they would love a whole line of hair bows made with ribbon.

Today is a good day.

Monday, November 10, 2008

I've Done It

I've finally put my stuff online in an official selling capacity.

Check it out at:

Hats with clips are coming. I just wanted to get started somewhere.

Saturday, November 08, 2008

The week got away from me.

Cster gave me his laptop which allowed for much more computer use. The fan busted and is at a relatives getting fixed.

Our house is apparently invaded by mice and maybe carpet beetles but considering the amount of traps we have out you'd think we'd kill at least one. I still continue to pick up poop.

ValentineKnits is coming to a store near me. A local woman's assessories shop is going to sell my flower clips.

I'm running 3.5 miles numerous times a week with some friends.

And that is the reason for no posts. Hopefully more to come and a big Etsy introduction.

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Teaching Social Skills

Me: what are you going to have for lunch today?
Mster well, maybe we could have peanut butter and jelly. It could be peanut butter and jelly and candy.
Me: how about peanut butter and jelly and boogers?
Mster: well I like boogers but I don't like jelly so how about peanut butter and boogers?
Me: you know you aren't supposed to actually eat boogers.
Mster: I didn't know that? Not ever, ever?
Me: no not ever.
Mster: huh.