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um, you read my blog?

So, it is always weird to me when I am talking to someone and they bring up something they have read in my blog… it isn’t a bad thing, in fact… it makes me smile… but I just don’t really understand why people would want to read about my life? I mean, am I that …

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proximity…

You know what is weird… when you have a friend who is a great friend, you know.. one of the best friends you have EVER had… and then… all of the sudden you just aren’t friends anymore because you move away from each other… that is all it takes… one moves… and bam… you aren’t …

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Let them eat Cake!

So, today I decided to actually use Basic Grey! This is a big deal, and I have never been a Basic Grey girl AT ALL before, but I decided that I am really digging on this new Phoebe line, and I thought it would be just the thing for my little Valentine’s Day Layout. I …

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Oodles people, oodles…

Okay, I am hard at work on my oodles of doodles, and I am really excited and also a little nervous! I think it is a good project, but my biggest concern is the timing… ya know… this is my first class, and I don’t want it to go over… but I DEFINITELY don’t want …

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My grandparents are coming!

Well, I guess I haven’t been the greatest granddaughter because my grandparents are coming to visit me since I apparently can’t get my butt down to visit them haha! Actually it is really cool… I am super excited to see them, it has been a while since I have visited with them, and they are …

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My first class is SCHEDULED!

Can I get a WOOT people?!?!? My first class is on the schedule! Yup… so excited I could pee! I am officially teaching a class called Oodles of Doodles at The Scrapbook Pad! It will be the first Tuesday in April, and we will be doodling, making a tin with alcohol inks, and making a …

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haha so the questions is…

So the question is WHAT will I be teaching…. hmmm so far I only have ideas… suggestions would be GREAT… I know what paper I want to use… I want to use the fabulous new stuff from Luxe Designs… their stuff is to DIE for, and they are based out of Dallas, so I definitely …

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It is really happening!

Okay, so I talked to the LSS I am going to teach at, and I go in on Thursday to get everything set up! They said I could be teaching as early as MARCH! Now I am ascared! People will sign up, right? I am trying to come up with something cool and fun to …

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Calendar Pages

When someone has a baby in my group of friends we make a calendar book for them to use as a baby book. Everyone takes a different month or two, and they do the pages… it makes for a REALLY cool book with lots of different looks. This is my latest September Page…. I am …

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Scrapbooking!

For the first time in over three years I scrapbooked just because I wanted to! I don’t own a store anymore, I don’t have to worry about it going on the website, I just get to scrap because it is FUN! This paper from Bam Pop has totally inspired me! Great job guys I love …

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Bring it on big boy….

Okay, my husband is normally a pretty understanding guy when it comes to this whole stay at home mom kind of thing… EXCEPT for the occiasional time when he decides I do nothing… this really REALLY pisses me off… but I have decided the response he gets when he says this is that I do …

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It’s Official

Well, it is actually official! I announced today that I sold ScrapLove! I can’t believe I actually did it! As of today I am officially no longer the web mistress of ScrapLove! This is the coolest, scariest thing ever! haha I am definitely sad to be leaving the website I built from the ground up, …

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Inconvenience…

I hate it when others inconvenience me and my family and just go on about their day like they didn’t! It drives me up the wall! I just want people to stop and realize that they have inconvenienced me and acknowledge it! Ya know? Just a simple, “I am really sorry, and I know this …

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just wow.

sometimes things in life just happen at this perfect thing and things just start to come together in this perfect way and everything works out for the very best! I love those times! Right now things are good… heck, great even… I love when that happens 🙂 I love big new things in life and …

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hahah I love it!

lol I love it! Over at two peas they are talking about my dan’s balls layout! It was so long ago that I did that one that I hardly ever even think about it… and to see it sprout back up makes me laugh all over again! ahhh we miss dan 🙂 he was a …

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Ringing in the new…

Well, I think it is important to come up with resolutions you can really strive for and keep. I like resolutions that make you a better person… so… instead of the usual “lose wieght, exercise more, and eat better” resolutions that I used to always come up with, I have a different plan. I am …

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Life is ever so funny…

I love making lemonade out of lemons… sometimes it is hard to make that lemonade… but that is the best tasting lemonade… ya know what I mean? heheh I guess that is all I really had to say for today. I got my tree down, and it is nice to see my house all fresh …

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Obsessed MUCH

Okay seriously… you may or not know this about me… but I love video games… LOVE them. So much so that I worked at a GameStop when I was in College and even quit my job to have more time to play Phantasy Star Online. (Which up until recently I was damn near convinced was …

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Thanksgiving Tug of War

The holidays were super fun when we were kids, right? We weren’t being pulled in a hundred different directions by all the different family members trying to convince us that this is the Thanksgiving we are supposed to be at? AND… why in the heck is the actual Thursday so important, isn’t the sprit of …

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A fun night!

I had such a good time with our friends tonight! Our girls played and laughed together while we played and laughed at the video games! We went to a fun little friend chicken restaurant (pretty sure keet has food poisoning, but that is a different story for a different time) and we hokey pokeyed and …

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What fun!

Well, I spent all weekend dealing with a sick kid, and that is not the fun I am talking about! hehe the fun I AM talking about is the fun going on at ScrapLove right now! I am actually seeing scrapping on my scrapbooking website. This is such a big deal to me, because I …

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the big 2-8

Well… it seems my birthday is upon us…. I am 28 today…. 28… I remember when I thought that was OLD…. but now that it is here… it seems pretty young! So far, so good 🙂

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My freakin Day….

Well well… my day so far has been quite the suck day… it all started out when Keet was getting ready to go to a meeting and he was super loud getting ready and he woke hal up… THEN I had to get ready to go to the dentist with an awake kid…. then I …

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Christmas Shopping Already

Okay, I refuse tobe one of those frazzled moms searching for toys at the last minute for my kid, so far, so good… So, I was walking by this endcap in Wal-Mart when I saw the cabbage patch newborns, and since Hal is OBSESSED with babies right now, this is something I wanted to get …

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My new IPod!

So, as I sit here typing I am jamming out to ‘Material Girl’ on my new pink IPod… hahah how am I ever going to teach my daughter that material posessions aren’t important when I love all mine so much? haha poor kid! Okay I feel a little better… ‘Unwritten’ is on now… that is …

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Why is it…

Okay, so why is it that when my daughter is at my mom’s house I think that is my cue to stay up ALL NIGHT long… I am such a total dork… I just stayed up the whole night… and am apparently so incoherent that I can’t even make sense on my blog and am …

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Having so much fun!

Okay, so as many of you know I have been running ScrapLove for a little over two years now, and for the first time ever, I feel like I have really put it out there… by making the open call for the design team challenge. I was really really scared to do this! I mean… …

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So now about my playlist…

Well… crap… now I gotta come up with the ultimate playlist so that when I am rocking it with the IPod I can listen to whatever I want and I can sing my little heart out and have a great time no matter what…. problem…. I love a zillion songs, and I can’t think of …

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Getting an IPOD NANO!

so… for my birthday that is coming up I am getting an IPod Nano! hehe I wanted a pink one, but not the dark pink, the light pink… and guess what… that one is ACTUALLY cheaper haha! I hafta have this IPod…. I can’t wait wooohooo! Halle and I can jam all day long now! …

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So You Think You Can Scrap?

So You Think You Can SCRAP – Design Team Contest ScrapLove is starting their first ever design team and wants to invite you to participate in our “So You Think You Can SCRAP” design team contest! Beginning Sunday, October 8, 2006, participants will compete in 8 weeks of challenges to become part of ScrapLove’s first …

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Entourage….

All of it haha! Keet and I have been sitting around watching ALL of Entourage… and I gotta say… now that is a good show! It made us laugh, and it was a super bonding experience all at the same time. 🙂 You know the thing about these shows… I really like when you can …

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Poor Little Monkey…

Poor little monkey…. on a recent trip to the Dallas World Aquarium I took some pictures of this little monkey, and I didn’t realize how sad he looked until I moved the pics over to my computer. They were actually so cool… they were screeching and howling so loud that it hurt my ears! Halle …

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Google rejects piracy

ARRR! How dare Google forget about the pirates! AVAST, ME HEARTIES. Google’s traditional themed logos sadly do not, yet at least, extend to today’s International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Altogether now: “arrrrrr.” read more | digg story

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Dumb and Dumber…

so here I sit in the hotel room watching Dumb and Dumber while Hal and Keet sleep next to me! All in all, so far this has been a really good trip. It has definitely been a difficiult trip with the dealing with Hal and all that… but I just kinda had to get her …

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White Castle!

Well, since the days of Paul Revere, and Fighting for my right to Par-TAY, I have always wanted to eat at White Castle… but since I live in Texas, and don’t travel up North much… I have never really had the chance. I ended up going to Ohio to visit the in-laws family this weekend… …

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9/11

Well… another 9/11 has come and gone…. what a weird day it just is… it just seems more eerie to me than the other days… ya know? I am one of those people who only likes happy endings in books, so I generally try not to think about the bad stuff… but on a day …

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DAMMIT!

Can I just say, for the record…. DAMMIT! It is almost 3:30 in the AM and I am wide afrigginwake! I hate when this happens… tomorrow I will drag all day and I won’t accomplish anything. Speaking of accomplishing things… I have been kickin butt at play groups (who says kickin butt at play groups? …

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WOW!

lol this is one of those “I never post in my blog” posts. hahah I would love to say I have been super busy, but that isn’t the case… instead… I am obsessed with Big Brother, and I am spending all my time watching the live feeds haha! Why am I so obsessed with this …

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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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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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