Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Savor The Flavor, Sierra Madre, CA.

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When we went to Sierra Madre High School to see Ray Bradbury we had extra time to walk around the town. It is such a nice little town. (Not like the little town I live in with one little store which is half antiques nobody ever buys, but that's a story for a different day) It is a little town with quite a few little shops and restaurants.

Our favorite place in Sierra Madre was Savor The Flavor. We stopped in and were enamoured with the many little treasures, whether they be useful, decorative, or tasty. Not only was there a great selection of goodies, but Karen treated us as if we were her old, dear friends. If you are ever in the Sierra Madre area, you should pay her a visit. Be warned, when we asked to take her picture she put us behind the counter and took ours instead. Don't be like me. Fix your hair before you go see Karen.

Monday, April 27, 2009

Super Suck Meets Swine Flu

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Super Suck: The wind just broke my favorite tea cup in the whole wide world. The saucer was also chipped.

Seriously, how can I be expected to come up with a rock for this?

Rock: I do not have swine flu. Yet.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Allergies Suck The Rock Right Out Of Me

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Suck: Heat, Allergies so bad it makes my teeth hurt. Seriously.

Rock: Sleep?

Because My Fairy Blog Mother Said So, That's Why!

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My Fairy Blog Mother, Annette, is at it again. She's passed on not one, but two awards to me today. Check them out:





List 7 things th
at make you Awe-Summm and then pass the award on to 7 bloggers you love.Make sure to tag your recipients and let them know they have won! Also link back to the Queen who tagged you.






Can I get like a sticker or a t-shirt or a badge or something? I like things to be official. Thank you Fairy Blog Mother. <--- Hear this like a chorus of children saying it in unison, that's pretty much how it sounds in my head. Not that I am admitting to hearing voices or anything. Except to tell you how they sound. Hmmmm..... Seven things that make me awesome? Let me go poll the children. Via text message, of course, which is their preferred method of communication. For the sake of clarity, these children are aged 16-23. Response #1: "? What?" - Not exactly what I was hoping for... let's move on to... Response #2: "The fact that you will get your son a new phone as an act of kindness =]" Respondents 3 & 4 Must be taking a long time because there are so many things to list. It is going to be difficult to narrow this down to seven things. I can tell already. Respondent #1 seems to be a bit hung up now, too. I wonder if they all need new phones?

#1 has finally come back with an answer (wise-guy) She says "Your kids." I'm through with her for now. But wait until she has a blog to write, see how much help I decide to be.

Respondents 3 & 4 are still mum. I guess they took this as more of an essay question. It could take a few weeks to really write a good paper titled "What makes mom awesome." I will just pencil them in as 'pending'.

Response #3: pending
Response #4: pending

Clearly, these people have never met me or something.

I think maybe we should forget about the children. (Possibly for a long long time, like let them starve.)

Let me think... What do people say about me? Other people think I am awesome. Right? Anyone? ANYone? Is this thing on? Oh, hi Annette. It's just you out there, all alone tonight.

Fine, I'll do it myself.

1. I can pick up things with my toes. Monkey toes = awesome.

2. I love babies and my puppy. They love me, too. The puppy is pretty doggone human. Not sure if that is important at all or not. Just thought I would throw it in. Also? I said 'doggone' about the puppy. *snicker* Which takes us to #3

3. I'm clever. Often funny. Sometimes downright hilarious. (Sometimes even on purpose!)

4. I admit when I am wrong. It's rare enough I can afford to be generous. ;)

5. I bake good bread. I am loved for my bread. And mini cupcakes which aren't really cupcakes but I don't know what else to call them. People love those, too.

6. Gosh. Two more? Really? I can turn anything into a song. And any song into a differnt song. Even people who know me well do not really know this about me. It's more like a superpower. Secret n' stuff.

6.1 Because it was hard to come up with 7 and I did and then I remembered I was gonna say: I know how to find out about things. I am a wealth of information. People really dig this about me.

7. I am a girl. I like being a girl. I like being treated like a girl. I like who I am. This is what really, certainly, honestly, makes me awesome.

So there ya go. If you think this was easy, you are dead wrong.

I will pass it along to seven people so awesome they will not have the same trouble I had.

1. Michelle @ AutnieThesis

2. Jessica @ I Like

3. Carolyn @ Carolyn in Carolina

4. Erin Jean @ From Son Up To Son Down

5. Amy @ Resourceful Mommy

6. Erin @ It's Your Movie, You Can Sing If You Want To

7. Tiffany @ The R Family Diaries



And now for the 2nd Award: The Zombie Chicken Award!



The blogger who receives this award believes in the Tao of the zombie chicken - excellence, grace and persistence in all situations, even in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. These amazing bloggers regularly produce content so remarkable that their readers would brave a raving pack of zombie chickens just to be able to read their inspiring words. As a recipient of this world-renowned award, you now have the task of passing it on to at least 5 other worthy bloggers. Do not risk the wrath of the zombie chickens by choosing unwisely or not choosing at all...

Now, I am not one to argue with the zombie chickens. Never, not once, have I had a spat with zombie chickens. I pride myself on my ability to get along with all zombie chickens. So, without further adieu, here are the Five blogs lucky enough to be chosen by me for this award:

1. Stimeyland

2. The Pioneer Woman

3. It's Your Movie

4. The Bloggess

5. Bern This

Sadly, I fully expect somewhere between 1-5 of the blogs mentioned above will ignore this. But this is about you getting good blogs to read, so there they are. I know one blog was in both categories, but that is because, well, one blog is in both.

Note to Stimey: I'm sorry about all of this. First it was your eyeballs falling out (or at least the threat of it) and now I'm sending zombie chickens after you. It was not planned. Really. Also? My mom did read the blog entry about the note (the one I begged her not to read) and she thought it was funny.

Update: It has been over an hour and children 3 & 4 have still not responded. It's obvious they are putting a lot of thought into this.

Saturday, April 25, 2009

So My Friend Says Something About Tea Towels...

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And here's what transpires in my head:

Funny you should ask about the towels. I was just in search of kitchen towels today. I prefer tea towels because they don't get all sassy with lint. Lint pisses me off. Remember, I have no dishwasher, so my towels need to dry my dishes without irritating me.

I'll ask. I like their birdcage & bike tea towels.

I haven't watched that move "The Birdcage" in a long time.

That's a damn funny movie.

Funny how my grandmother hid it from us. Probably because she thought it was 'sinful'.

That was a vhs tape anyway.

Where is that dvd/vhs player?

Maybe the kids have it somewhere. Basement? Crap, who cares, I don't even have the movie anymore.

I want chocolate.

Oh yeah, press "post"

Now you've had a glimpse into my head.

Scary, no?

Oh, Baby! Binsi Giveaway

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If you are going to have a baby or know someone who is you really should check out the Binsi product line. This is not your mother's hospital gown. Thanks to Binsi you do not have to go around with your bottom exposed in a hospital gown. Binsi offers you labor and birth apparel which will be comfortable and functional during your experience. Binsi clothing accommodates any necessary medical equipment with ease. Midwives, doctors, nurses and doulas have all approved of Binsi apparel.

The more I read about Binsi at their website the more I like about this company. You need to go check it out yourself. Make sure to bookmark it so you can share it with anyone you know who can benefit from it. Every pregnant woman is wishing for a way to make whole birthing process be less stressful. Who wouldn't rather bring their own fresh, nice looking, comfortable garments from home?

Here is where it gets even better. The nice ladies at Binsi want to give away one skirt or one top to one of my readers. Better yet is the winner gets to choose which item they want. So really, go look around the Binsi site. Then come back here and enter to win.

Here is what you need to do to enter:

First/mandatory entry: Go to Binsi and look around. Come back here and tell me two things.
1. What is your favorite thing about the company?
2. Which of their items would you like to have? (You will still get to have a choice when you win, so don't worry if you change your mind.)

After you do your first entry you can earn extra entries by doing any/all of these things.

IMPORTANT: You must leave a comment for each entry, so if you earn 5 entries for something, leave 5 comments. They don't all have to be clever. (but why wouldn't they be?)

Tweet about this giveaway. You can take up to two entries per day by tweeting twice a day. Here is one you can use, or write your own:

Oh Baby! You're going to love this!. Win comfy apparel to take you from pregnancy, through delivery, and beyond! http://tinyurl.com/d3eyln

Follow BirthBinsi on twitter.
Follow me on twitter.
Follow me on blogger.
Subscribe to this blog.
Make me a technorati fave. (please leave your username)
Write about this on your blog. (5 entries)
Write about this on facebook or anywhere else lots of people will see it. (2 entries)

That's a lot of entries, right? But if you really want to win it who am I to try and stop you? If you can think of other great methods of entry go for it. I wont bite. Be sure to leave a comment here.

***NEW*** To celebrate my blog makeover you can earn 5 extra entries for grabbing my button and putting it on your blog.

I will do the drawing some time on Monday, May 11th. Any entries in before I do the drawing are eligible. Good luck!

Friday, April 24, 2009

AquaNotes Review And Giveaway

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Have you ever had a waterproof book? I had one years ago and I thought it was pretty neat. I think more books should be waterproof. I had never even dreamed of a waterproof note pad. I love note pads. Who doesn't?

Introducing AquaNotes, a one of a kind note pad which allows you to jot down your thoughts in the shower. I don't know about you, but my family never thinks to tell me they need shampoo, conditioner, body wash, or pretty much anything else until I have just been to the store. Then they say "Oh, I'm out of fill-in-the-blank." I will encourage them to use our AquaNotes to write these things down while they are in the shower. Then I can just rip out the page and take it to the store!

I also tend to think of things I need to remember while I am in the shower. I guess it is because there are usually no distractions in there. (We have 5 kids and a puppy, so even the shower is not a distraction free zone.) Now I can write down my shower thoughts instead of letting them wash down the drain.

We have AquaNotes hanging in our shower. I wrote a test note on our note pad and it was fine. Even though the pad and the pencil were wet, they worked like any old dry notebook. Pretty amazing. The pencil can be a little slippery, but not bad enough to drop it. I even managed to write legibly. Since I needed to run a thorough test I also used the eraser. To be honest I didn't expect the eraser to work since it was wet and the paper was wet. I figured if it did work it would tear a hole in the paper. Much to my surprise it worked and there was no hole in the paper. I was even able to rewrite in the same spot! Go-Go-Gadget-AquaNotes!

We have quite a few boaters in our family, and I know they will enjoy using these as well.

I asked Mark and LeAnn, the proud parents of AquaNotes to allow me to do a review and giveaway of their new product. They agreed and I'm so happy to get to share it will all of you.

Here is how you can enter to win AquaNotes of you very own:

First, the mandatory entry. You must do this entry for any of your extra entries to count:

Go to the AquaNotes website and look around. Then come back here and share something about it with me. You can tell me what you like, which product is your favorite, what other things you would like to see. Anything relevant to help this new family run business know what people like.

For additional entries you can do the following: (please leave a comment for each entry, letting me know what you did.)

Follow Shower Thinker on twitter

Follow me on twitter

Tweet about this contest. You may do this twice a day for two additional entries a day.
Write what you want or use this:

Giveaway: I just entered to win AquaNotes. No more of my great ideas down the drain! http://tinyurl.com/d74sr4

Follow me on blogger.

Subscribe to my RSS feed.

Subscribe via email.

Subscribe to and/or follow my other blogs: (one entry for each thing you do)
Funnel Full Of Soup
Auntie Kitten's Antics
Suck/Rock

Write about this on your blog - 5 entries (please leave a link)

Do the whole technorati fave thing.

****NEW**** To celebrate my blog makeover you can take 5 extra entries for adding my button to your blog.

That's a lot of entries, right? But if you really want to win and you can think of other great methods of entry go for it. I wont bite. Be sure to leave a comment here. Good luck!

I will do the drawing and notify the winners some time on May 11th. Any entries in before I draw are eligible.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Fairy Blog Mother Indeed!

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I want to say thank you to Annette, My Fairy Blog Mother for helping me out by creating this great new template. I have a lot to learn to get it all tweaked, but I love it and I hope you do, too!

Right now there are buttons which do not work and other things to be fixed. But you can enter the giveaway and leave comments about how pretty everything looks.

***Also, you can take three extra entries in the giveaway for adding my button to your blog.***

Update: I think everything should be working fine now. If you come across anything quirky please let me know so I can work on it. Thanks!


Monday, April 20, 2009

The iPhone Paradox

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Suck: New iPhones can be tricky. You can think you hung up only to leave a long, somewhat inappropriate message for someone. Which you don't realize you are leaving.

Rock: New iPhones are fun! And most people are pretty forgiving. Especially if your accidental inappropriate message was also funny.
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********Check out my brand new giveaway on my other blog.********

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Just Because

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Click here for the recipe

Just because the urge hit me, right now, at 11:40 PM on a Sunday night, I am going to have a contest. Four winners will each get a dozen cupcake pops, made by me. You can see a lot more about these cute little goodies by looking at the previous few entries on this page. You can even see how to make them. Your cupcakes will probably not have the sticks in them. This is because I think they will travel more securely without the sticks. They are too cute to get all squished.

Here is how you can win:

This is your mandatory entry:
You must Leave a comment telling me what you like to make. Or what you like that other people make. And leave a link to it so we can all go see it if possible.Or just any respectable comment, really.

*No whining, though. Nobody needs to win baby cupcakes, seriously. Do not leave me a story about how your neighbor has this cousin who has a baby who has a dog needing a quintuple bypass and these are the favorite treats of the dog. You will be disqualified. Also? Don't feed these to your dog! Okay, back to our scheduled programming.


Then, you can do these things for additional entries.

***NEW Add my button to your blog for 3 additional entries. Leave a link so we can see.***

Follow me on blogger and you can take an extra entry. Be sure to leave a comment saying you did.

Follow any/all of my other blogs on blogger for an extra entry. Leave a comment here so I know. They are listed across the top. If You Could See What I See, Auntie Kitten, & Suck/Rock.

Subscribe to this blog or any/all of my other blogs and leave a separate comment for each one.

If you blog about this you can give yourself 5 additional entries. Yes, really, leave 5 comments for your 5 entries. Leave a link to your blog so we can see.

Really, you can do whatever you think is worthy of an entry and give yourself an entry. So many of you know the drill.

Tweet about this giveaway (you can do this as often as twice a day) and come back here and leave a link to your tweet. In case you hate thinking up your own giveaway tweets here is one you can use:
"Win a dozen gourmet cupcake pops at Funnel Full of Soup http://tinyurl.com/csygqb"

This giveaway will end at whatever time on May 1st I get around to doing the drawing. Because it is all about precision with me.

Good luck everyone!


My Voyage of Self-Discovery, Part 1

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I think I need a ranch style house. This way I don't have to go up/down the stairs half a dozen times because I can not remember what I went up/down to get.

Also, I'm turning into my mother. Only not the part where everyone loves me or I can bake a killer pie. One of my daughters already cringes when we say the same exact thing at the same exact time. And let's face it, we all know what that means.

At dinner a week ago that same daughter lamented (with my other children) for a good ten minutes, with demonstrations from a dissected paper from a straw, about how I cursed them with short legs and looong torsos. This is why we take them to steakhouses. To hear about their bad luck in the gene pool.

I am apparently to old to operate my oh-so-cool new devices. This was evidenced this weekend when I thought I ended my call. Instead I left a somewhat long, fairly raunchy voice mail for my my cousin-in-law.

If you can think of other ways I can prove your superiority, just leave them in the comments and I'll be sure to give them consideration. I can not promise I will remember to do anything about it. Especially if it involves going up or down stairs.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

The iPhone, The Finger, and Notes Passed In High School

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Let me start by saying: Mom, please do not read this. You'll totally freak out. And you'll hurt your knees. Because you'll be on your knees praying for not only Zach's soul, but the soul of some girl at his high school who remains nameless. (Only because I don't know who it is) I was going to start a new blog and get a whole new internet identity so you would not be subjected to the temptation to go on after I begged you not to read this. But that is a lot of effort. So stop. Just stop.

So, anyway. For the rest of you. Here is the last 30 minutes of my life:

Call my cousin who is like a sister to me. Especially since neither of us had a sister. Leave a message for her asking which day she is mainly spending with the extended family because I want to be sure and do the same, to have some method of escape. And also so I can see her totally adorable girls, with whom I have formed an extreme mutual admiration society.

Since she didn't answer her phone I supposed she was in the car, or someplace like Macaroni Grill where she couldn't hear it ring. Or else she was shopping, in which case she would just let it ring. So I called her husband. He would be bored if they were shopping and gratefully answer his phone. Or so I thought. His phone rolled over to voice mail and all I could think (and comment to my husband) was "Hey, maybe they managed to get to have sex" because that is the only reason I could think of why two married people would both not answer their phones at the same time.

We lamented our own inability to have sex whenever we wanted because our house is full of 16-23 year olds ALL THE TIME. And I remember the note my son begged me to read left on his dresser the other day. I decided this was as good a time as any to share what I had read. Now, don't get mad at me - I did not write this note. I was merely an innocent reader. (Mother, if you're still reading I am really, really, reeeeaaaally sorry, but I warned you).

So the highlight of the note was that this girl said if my son died she would "Totally finger myself to death" basically so she could go marching right into death with him. There were a few mentions about how horny she is. Now, I asked my son, poor innocent thing that he is, who wrote this note. I knew it was not the handwriting of his long-time girlfriend, and also not her writing style, as far as I know. I've happened across a couple of her notes to him and there were pretty much puppies and unicorns and rainbows. He tells me this is a very old note, like from freshman year. I am not impressed. He throws a name at me, which he probably got from whatever was on television at the time, and I gave him the skeptical stink eye.

This is where I take a moment to say that I'm sure the contents of this note shocked my poor teenage son as much as they shocked the rest of us. It is not - I repeat, it is NOT his fault this deranged girl wrote such things to him. More importantly, we normally do not have conversations of this type in this house. But just like the way your young children will find the worst possible time, situation, and context to say a certain thing, today happened.

Oh, but if only that was the end of the story.

I decided to try once again to call my cousin-sister person. Which is when I realized that pushing the little round button at the bottom of my iPhone did not end the call with her husband and I had left him a rather long message. With the help of my husband and son. About... guess what? So then I did end the call and my husband and I decided this was most embarrassing. We wondered if the recipient would be playing this message to my grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, out of town relatives and their relatives - who will all be at the family gathering I was calling about in the first place.

Then the phone rang. And we knew who it was because we are psychic like that. I can guess with pretty much 100% accuracy who will call me after I leave a several-minutes-long raunchy message on their phone. Pretty much anyone, that's who!

Anyway, I need to get ready so we can go. We are planning on rewarding my son with a new phone because, hey, the kid is pretty much an angel except for when he's not and he's got stellar grades. Also, he's an angel.

And now I can not look my mother in the eye for at least a month.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

More pics of CuppyPops

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What Rhymes With iPhone? Steak on a Stone!

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Suck: The light in my old phone was refusing to turn off so my battery was dead as often as charged.

Rock: My husband got me an iPhone! It's shiny and pretty and fun!

Here is a picture of the big steak he ate after buying me the phone:


It is aptly named: The Everest.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

I Got An Award!

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Today I was given my first award from Annette at Fairy Blog Mother. She's a wise, guy, see, but she's a pretty cool wise guy. We made fast friends. At one point I was afraid the love affair was over. We came *this* close to coming to virtual blows over which one of us was going to win a super-fancy GelPro mat. In the end I didn't win and she better not have I think she didn't either. So we're still friends. That's why she gave me this award. Either that, or she only knows seven other people. Either way I'm glad to have it and if I saw her in person I'd give her a great big noogie hug. And maybe some of my good chocolate. As long as she smelled pretty good I would probably let her pet my puppy. Or make a call on my shiny new iPhone. And I would probably program her number into it, too. WITH a picture of her. (see how I snuck that reference to my shiny new iPhone?) She's the bees knees, and I told her so just today.

The Let's be Friends Awards stands for this:

These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers.

I have instructions to deliver this award to eight other bloggers. It's going to be difficult to choose because there are a whole bunch of friendly, interesting, intelligent, fun people out there. The eight of you have to pass it on or your eyeballs will fall out, so don't mess around, okay?

Here goes a list. If I left you off it's not because I don't adore you, it's because... I don't know why I would do such a thing. You should totally confront me about it. But please don't, because it was very difficult to decide. I admit there may be someone on the list who isn't exactly my friend yet. But if she knew me she would be. Plus I just really dig her blog and have read ALL of it.

Erin at It's your movie, you can sing if you want to

Carolyn at Carolyn in Carolina

Jessica at I Like

Betsy at Java Cupcake

Shel at AuntieThesis

Amanda at Kickyboots

Stimey at Stimeyland

Nicole at Nicole's Nickles

And The Day Starts With A Bang

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Suck: Daughter has a bump on the way to school. (With the car)

Bonus: It is tax day.

Rock: Police officer was great and it turns out we're (probably distant) relatives.

I hope this day ends with a whimper.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

A Good Haircut Makes All The Difference

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Sadly, little pup didn't get one of those this time. He got something inspired interesting. As promised several days ago, here is the crazy 'hairstyle' my daughter gave the dog. Yes, she is old enough to know better. This was the day she did it. It's looking normal now. What a hoot!




For good measure here is a picture of him sleeping peacefully:


Monday, April 13, 2009

How To Eat A Cupcake Pop, As demonstrated by Haley

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First you have to carefully devise a plan.Then you make your attack.
Round and round you go.
Now you're getting the hang of this.
You have conquered the cake pop! You are victorious!
It doesn't hurt to have the most beautiful blue eyes, pink lips, and all around prefect cuteness. Add the sweeter-than-a-cakepop personality, and you will soon rule the world.

*photos taken by MVOM (My Very Own Mother)

Easter, Take Two

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Another picture of more Easter cupcake creations.

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Weekend Update or: I Am So Talented You Are Sure To Be Jealous

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This week I managed to cut my finger while opening one of these for my doggie. My daughter also has the uncanny ability to hurt herself in unusual ways. When I told her what I had done she gave me a high five.

Spin The Wheel, Take Your Chances

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Suck: Things are not as expected.

Rock: Sometimes they are better!

Friday, April 10, 2009

8 Things

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8 Things I am looking forward to:

1. Easter with extended family.
2. Having grandchildren one day. (not too soon)
3. Our family vacations, probably to Hilton Head.
4. Birthdays and Anniversaries and other events.
5. Seeing my kids graduate college.
6. A new house - someday.
7. Getting my hair done.
8. A lifetime of being the luckiest girl in the world.

8 Things I did yesterday:
1. Picked up prescriptions.
2. Picked up kids.
3. Picked up the living room.
4. Picked up the puppy. (See a theme here?)
5. Picked up groceries on the way home.
6. Picked up towels from the floor.
7. Picked out a new floor lamp.
8. Picked up a few new twitter friends.
(I totally resisted the urge to say I picked my nose or picked out a wedgie! I'm so grown up!)

8 Things I wish I could do:
1. Make more people happy on a daily basis.
2. Spread more goodwill in the world, also on a daily basis.
3. Write books. Because I have more than one book in me, and that is just non-fiction.
4. Choose who my children will marry and see everyone happy. (Well, why not?)
5. Help people to have more faith.
6. Make people laugh more.
7. Start a profound movement.
8. Be bold and unafraid to try things I am afraid to do.

8 Shows I watch:

1. The Tudors
2. Days of Our Lives
3. Gilmore Girls
4. ER
5. Grey's Anatomy
6. Big Brother, when it's in season
7. United States of Tara
8. Honestly, mostly old BBC boxed sets of cds

I totally grabbed this from Just Our Thoughts but it's okay. She told me to do it.

If you read this, you are officially tagged!! Take it and have fun!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Easter. Take One

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A tray of baby cupcakes.
Cakepops were easier than I had imagined. We had fun today.
Some of the pops wrapped. Allison said I should sell them.
We just tried a lot of different ideas today to see which ones we liked.
pTo give you an idea of scale: This cupcake has an M&M on top and is sitting in a Princess House Crystal coaster.


Today we made baby cakes with strawberry cake and cream cheese frosting. It's a good thing we used the cream cheese frosting. They are sweet enough without adding butter cream frosting to the mix.

Some of them look more like something Alice would have seen in Wonderland, and some of them are plain old adorable. We have more ideas now about what to do (and what not to do) for when we make the next ones. Next up will probably be red velvet.

To make the cupcake pops we just poked a hole with a toothpick in the bottom of the cupcake and then dipped a lollipop stick in the same flavor chocolate as the bottom and pushed it in. Gently. If you are forceful you will break through the top.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Children are Wise

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Suck: Fire and brimstone.

Rock: Jesus loves me!

Running From Scissors

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Suck: Bad haircuts are cruel.

Rock: Unless you are a dog.

Why I Failed To Post on April 1

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I did not post on April 1st because I did not want you to think I was foolin' about the super-serious stuff I say on this blog. Do not worry, I will not tell you why I fail to post every day I am too lazy to bother choose not to do it.

I took pictures of the crazy 'hair style' my daughter gave the poor dog. I made sure his face isn't in the pictures because he was embarrassed. But of course I need some sort of adapter for this computer to use my SDPro card. So I can't share the picture with you right now like I planned. Okay, I could, but it would require actual effort on my part. Not happening right now. *sigh* (which is a thousand silent screams)

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

At the Airport

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Suck: When someone you love is going away.

Rock: When they come back home!

Please Stop!

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Someone keeps hacking my blogs and adding lots of typos. It is really annoying. Please stop.

And don't you dare suggest it is me making mistakes. Don't. You. Dare.

Congratulations, Yo-Plus Winners!

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Winners of Yoplait gift bags are:

Whatmegmakes
Cutepea
Annette

Congrats!

Sending me your address on twitter via DM is the best for me right now, as I have email issues. Hopefully they will be resolved soon. Send via email if you must.