Thursday, December 8, 2011


I've been on hiatus, friends. Yes, I've missed you, too. While I have no real post in mind and warning you of the randomness, let's  "ketchup", shall we?


My little-bloggy turned one... uhhh a few days ago. A whole year of writing and rants- I still can't believe it's been that long. I've had fun writing, thus far, and am glad I've stuck with it. High five for dedication!  A special thanks to you for reading- and giving back your humorous feedback!


I'll tell you a little secret.
Don't tell though.

I've not put up even ONE holiday decoration  or bought ANY Christmas presents.

I know.
Scrooge just can't seem to get it together.
I love looking at everyone else's beautiful trees, ornaments, menorahs, snowmen and such.
And usually, I am all over it. But, alas, we are bare over here.
I'm not sure what it is, it feels like I am waiting on something??
Perhaps I'll try to work on it this weekend.. Perhaps...

What DO I love, however??
This HUGE free tutorial kit of some fab DIY decorations/ideas from Jones Design Company.
Man, she's got some lovely stuff..

I made a few things from it last year.

And when I actually DO get around to presents, I am going to go back and grab her gift tags. So cute!


Got the best little email saying my December Birchbox has been shipped, and on it's way!Just love the little pink package in the mail!


Here are a few precious things that I got to hear this week, at work:

* Mrs. Lindsey, I know how to brush my teeth, now..(I would hope so, you are in the 3rd grade)
* Mrs. Lindsey, I wear an 18-20 in pants now. I am a real grown-up boy. What size do you wear?
* Mrs. Lindsey, I know what sound a peacock makes.. (Ummmm, what then??)

My favorite:
 A group of older kids were working on inferencing. I read the prompt:
"We all got down the board. Mary rolled the dice. Janet collected two rental properties. Dave passed GO and collected $200"
I asked them: a) what were they doing, and b) what key words help you to know

One boy wipes his brow, nervously looking at his teammates. With a whisper, he answers:


Black polish is my favorite in the winter

1 comment:

Lara said...

omg, I've been meaning to comment on this post for so long! Wow, this month has been crazy!

Congrats on your blog birthday! It takes a lot of energy to keep up with it! yay you!

Did you ever put up any decorations? I did the bare minimum at both my parents' and my place. Took half the stuff down on Christmas night! I was so sick of it!

An old friend of mine always kept black polish on her toes and it looked so chic!

Hope you have a wonderful New Year!!!

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