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What is nerdy anyway?

So, my husband runs a RPG website, and one of his friends was over and they were talking about the whole RPG thing, and one of them made a comment about how they were about to get mega nerdy…. which got me to thinking… what is nerdy anyway… I mean… who gets to decide this? …

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Up and Running!

Okay, now that the store is up and running I am feeling a little better about things… everything is calming down a little bit, and I am actually getting a little time to BREATHE! I have been hard at work making my images look pretty, and I have actually been learning a little photo shop!Hehe …

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In the middle of the night…

In the middle of the niiiight…. I go walkin in my sleeep….Okay seriously… I have been working more on my store.. deciding how I want things to be laid out and all that… i have been quite busy 🙂 I have been trying to make everything perfect… but I know that it can’t be perfect …

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Big Brother 7 All Stars!

It’s here It’s here! I mean, sure the live feeds got turned on early and we got leaked as to who the all stars would be…. but hey I am still VERY excited! Why am I such a dork about Big Brother? I just love this show, and I am totally pulling for Diane… at …

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Hi, my name is Joe…

Did you ever sing that song when you were a kid? Hi, my name is Joe, and I work in a button factory…. the other day my boss came up to me and said Hi Joe, are you busy? I said no, he said gooooood turn the button with your right hand… and then they …

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Happy Fourth….

Well well… looks like it is the fourth of July today! This is one of those random holidays that happens every year in the middle of the summer and everyone gets to be off work. This hasn’t always been a ‘real’ holiday to me because I am never at school during this time, so it …

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Big Brother All Stars

Again, I am such a reality TV Dork! I am getting all excited for Big Brother All Stars hehe! I can’t wait for the thing to start! I want to know who made it into the house… don’t you? I am even in a swap on ScrapLove where we are trying to pick the winner, …

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Seeing Old Friends…

So, tonight I got to hang out with some old friends that I hadn’t seen in forever and I had a TOTAL blast… I have to admit that at first I was nervous, but when I started hanging out with them it was like nothing had changed! I luff that! We even set up a …

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So you think you can dance…

So, here is something that you probably didn’t know about me… I am OBSESSED with reality television… I mean all of it, we are talking Big Brother, Survivor, The Real World Road Rules Challenge, even this new show on Fox Reality TV called Solitary… I love it all (with the exception of American Idol, I …

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A new Era….

Do you ever feel like maybe you are about to start a new chapter in life? I can’t say too much YET, but I think it is about to happen for me. I am excited, scared, happy, and apprehensive all at the same time… but I think it could end up being total greatness! Wish …

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The pox!

Ahhhh! I swear we are never going to get better over here! Now Halle has tiny little chicken pox all over her body! I am pretty sure all that other crap was just leading up to this… except the cold, because I also have a righteous cold! I tried to be cool about it and …

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Virtual Crop Madness!

OH MIGOODNESS! I can NOT believe how well my virtual crop is going! I am like freaking out here, my friend Amy headed it up, and she is like the most amazingest all star ever! This crop is totallythebomb. com Amy! All the girls are participating… I get to play myngo byngo as much as …

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to all you amazing dads out there! Halle is so lucky to have a daddy that loves her as much as Keeton does! He is going to kill me when he sees this pic, but it is just such a great pic of the both of them, that I don’t care! I …

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My not so good Halle-Day

Okay, so her fever stayed up pretty much all night… and since it was Friday, I figured that I needed to go on ahead and take her in… well… we kinda of “woke up” about 9:30, and we had to be at the doctor’s at 11:00… so I got her to drink a little… then …

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Look at those teeth!

Well… it is ABOUT TIME we got some teeth, huh? How cute are those little teeth? I just love her new little smile. We decided we needed to do a little photo shoot in the playroom… which mainly consisted of Halle throwing her toys all around the place. She had a blast though. She got …

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Well… I did it…

I actually went to work… it could have been worse… but not much worse… I missed Halle the entire time, and I could hear her all upset in the infant room! It wasn’t that they were taking BAD care of her…. they just weren’t taking the same kind of care of her as I do… …

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Really going to work…

No, really… I am totally going to go to work today… I have my teacher clothes on… My kid is dressed cute… (I gave her a bath and everything because I didn’t want her to be the dirty kid in class!) and all the bags are packed…. I think I am really really REALLY going …

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ugh I can’t do it!

Okay I have been thinking about work all day… what if I miss her first steps? I just know she is going to do it in school! I can’t believe I thought this was a good idea for us. I can’t believe I am even thinking about this. This is the dumbest thing I have …

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Now I am scared…

Okay, so I go in to train on Monday, and I am freaking out. Not about teaching… that part is easy, but am I really going to put my daughter into preschool? Is this a good idea? Will she be okay? I am so nervous. What if she hates it? If she hates it, then …

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What a day!

Today was one of THOSE days… it all started when I couldn’ t go to sleep until five in the morning… then I had to get up early and take Hal to my mom’s house so I could go to the Great American Scrapbook Convention’s all day crop. Well, Halle decided to cry pretty much …

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Party Out!

The birthday party was a total success, and Halle had loads of fun! The cake was yummy, and the blue punch went over well. I really threw my first ever children’t birthday party! I am very proud of myself haha! Why oh why did I have to drink that coffee so late? It is almost …

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So, on the job front…

There are two really great pre-schools that want me to come and teach their pre-k program full time, and I am wondering if it wouldn’t be a good idea. I mean…. Hal would get interaction with kids, I would get out of the house, and we would have a little extra spending money… I just …

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Vacation

Well, the husband is on vacation. My job is now not to bombard him with stuff he needs to do! hehe think I can do it? I am going to try really hard. I don’t know if I am going to be able to do it though haha! I can think of a zillion things …

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The birthday stuff came!!!

woohoo! I got all of Halle’s birthday supplies! I am so excited! She is going to have the best rubber duck birthday party EVER! Oh I hope she has fun! She loves ducks so much I think she will be excited to see all the great ducks! I hope she isn’t disappointed… haha can you …

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Head like a hole….

yup… that’s right I am a grown woman and I am gonna go to a friggin NIN concert… haha what has gotten into me? I am so not going to mosh though… last time I did that… well… last time I said I was gonna do that, and then I got ascared of all the …

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Altered Clothespin

So, one of my girls found these super cute giant clothespins on another website, and I decided to try my hand at one. I really like the way it turned out. Even if I am not a fan of Junkitz Rub Ons… they just don’t glide like the Gin-X ones do…. seriously Gin-X Rub-ons are …

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Back to normal…

Okay, my daughter is back home, my company is gone, and we should be able to return to normal now… I had a super great time with my cousins here, but I am definitely worn out from the weekend! Yesterday we had my husband’s company picnic, and Hal went on her very first boat ride! …

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my cousins are here!

My cousins are here my cousins are here! They came to play with me for the weekend and it is a big scrapbooking party up in my scrap room woot woot! I love bringing people into the scrapbooking fold… makes me feel all evil, but in a crafty way. Tomorrow we are having lunch with …

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Musical Rooms

Ahhhhh here we go again rearranging rooms… we decided that Keeton did need to be downstairs in the office/playroom so that we could have the guest room back… of course, my cousins are coming tomorrow… so the room needs to be sort of ready to go! We have been pulling the bed BACK out of …

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I think I just got a job…

Okay, so I went to the preschool down the road, and I took my daughter and I filled out an application. They seemed VERY interested in me… in fact I go in on Friday to look around the place, and then I think I am going to substitute for them during the summer… and they …

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Whew….

Okay, as many of you regular readers know… I own a website (ScrapLove), and man… I love owning that place. I love being the person that started that place and made it what it is today… but sometimes things just get to be a little stressful. I mean, of course there is drama… a thousand …

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Ahhh sweet obsession!

And… now I am obsessed… lol I can’t stop altering Composition books… and for some reason I can’t get the word MEAD out of my head… what a weird word MEAD is… lol remember when you had a Trapper Keeper? Those things were so small they didn’t hold anything… but hey they made you cooler! …

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Altering a Compostion Book

Okay, so remember those old black and white composition books you used to write in when you were in school? I have always loved them, and I saw the coolest thing the other day…so I decided that I HAD to copy it! I headed on over to the Dollar Tree and I picked up a …

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Halle’s been here…

Well… obviously Halle has been here, but the question is… how can a child so tiny need so many toys? Or, more importantly, how can a child so tiny get bored with all these toys so quickly? You buy thousands of dollars in toys, and your kid would rather play with her daddy’s shoe! It …

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Finally Scrapbooking AGAIN!

I am finally scrapbooking again! and it feels soooo good hehe! I finally sat down and did a page… I owe it all to Ali Edwards. She said “Don’t scrap chronologically” in this month’s Creating Keepsakes, so I decided to listen! Huh, to think… all I had to do was listen to a scrapbooking legend …

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Ahh sweet freedom!

So, my parents decided to take the daughter for the night… that means I can stay up as late as I want… and then sleep in as late as I want…. and do whatever I want tomorrow! WOOHOO! I am currently reading The DaVinci Code (yes I am aware that I am probably the only …

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Easter Basket?!?!?

What the heck am I going to put in my kid’s Easter Basket? I mean, I don’t want to break the bank or anything, but I want her first Easter to be special. Hehe mostly for the amazing scrapbook pics… but also so she has fun too! How can she have fun and have a …

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Her first haircut!

Well, my little girl was looking a little scraggly today, and her bangs were in her eyes, so I took her to get her first haircut! She got to watch an Elmo movie while sitting in a little car… so all in all it was a pretty good experience… I got a little stressed out …

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Watch Jaws While Night Swimming In Open Water This Summer

If you like a good scare, and open water is your greatest fear, then you have GOT to go watch Jaws On The Water this summer! Beginning sometime in July 2021, The Volente Beach resort and Beachside Billy’s with Alamo Drafthouse are showing Jaws right on the lake. This is their sixth year in a …

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