Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Behind in the blogging

I know I have been a little lacking in the blogging

but I have a very good excuse

I have children

and it's dance competition season

and baseball practice starts on Sunday

and Gavin wants to play outside

all the time

and the chickens need supervision since the hawks are back

and don't even get me started

on the laundry!

Oh and then there is the band performance.

the melodic sounds of a 13 yr old playing the alto saxaphone

fills the house with the sounds of a goose dying.

thank goodness for chocolate!!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Happy Spring...Happy Knitting!

AAAAHHHH SPRING! It's so nice to see you back! We celebrated by placing our garden gnomes out....although I think instead of bringing us good luck they are bringing a little snow today..just some light stuff, nothing to get hysterical about.

So I decided that I am going to work on a LARGE knitting project over the summer, I'm going to knit my first ever blanket. I know, seems weird, nice weather coming and I'm knitting a blanket...well, my reasoning is I needed a project that I can put down and pick up when I have a chance that I can figure out where i left off without getting frusterated. I just ordered some lovely yarn and I have picked out my pattern that claims it's an "intermidiate" level...hopfully that is what I am. However, as usual, I do not have the correct size needles for this project since I am usually making smallish quick things. Today I'll have to venture out for the whopping big size 10 needles (dah dah daaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh)

first thing first...must consume coffee.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Shamrock Shake....Diva Style!

It's that magical time of the year...the month of March, weather is getting warmer (well here in New England it is...Sorry New Zealand enjoy your Fall) little flowers are popping their heads out of the ground, the chickens are able to go back out and free range around the backyard and the Shamrock Shake returns to McDonalds Now, I am not a huge fan of McDonalds...their food is pretty gross and my kids have little to no interest in it..except for Gavin who loves their french fries. But I cannot resist the siren song of the Shamrock Shake..but I do it Diva Style. What does that mean exactly? Well I'll tell you, it's a little known Mickey D's secret that you can ask for a 1/2 chocolate, 1/2 green mint shake..and it tastes like a creme d'mint. so good. But, it is only available for the month of March, so you kind of have to get them before they are gone. In honor of St. Patrick's day I am having one for lunch....while wearing my orange tshirt...sorry, but I'm pretty sure my nice Scottish Gran could very well kick my butt from the beyond..I'm not taking any chances.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Excuse me...I need to get my brag on....

Baby Diva and I hitting the road to Exeter, NH!
It was dance weekend, and the girls were awesome!
I can't dance, nope not a little bit, so I love
watching Emily get out there and do her thing.
I'm going to try to upload the video of her dancing now.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Today I am a Cotton-Headed-Ninny-Muggins for sure.

Today I had one of those know one of those days when it would have just been safer for the universe if I had just decided to stay in bed all day. If it could go wrong it did go wrong. Here are a few highlights:

So on Saturday I had a little fender bender of my own doing backing out of the garage...I went today to see about getting the said fender fixed, how bad could it's only plastic. Oh it's bad. I got in the car and felt all yucky and sad.

I have a cold so I am a little loopy from the decongestant i have been taking.

I went to the post office, left and spent almost 5 minutes frantically looking for my car keys, near tears I finally go to use my cell phone and cry to "the beloved" and realize I've been holding my keys the whole time.

I went out to check on the hens and slipped in a mud puddle, landing square flat on my behind in a huge, squishy, wet and cold plop of mud.

I'm done. :(

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Tilda Swap Tease (not a Tilda Strip Tease)

I'm sending out some goodies to my Tilda Swap Buddy soon!
But in the meantime here is a little Tilda Swap Tease.....

Insert baudy strip theme music here.....

Hello!!!! what could THIS be????