Friday, February 19, 2010

Tooth Fairy

My baby boy lost his first tooth last night...so the tooth fairy made its appearance at our house for the first time. When Rhett woke up, he found a gold dollar coin under his pillow. He was SO excited he thought that he had treasure. He had to take it to school and show his class today, I really hope he makes it back home with that gold coin!! Here is his picture as a snaggle tooth....

Oh, and for whatever reason he feels like he needs to run around the hosue with no shirt on...guess its a "man" thing!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Rude People


I am not promoting this book, however, I just might go and get it, looks like it could be good, although I am kind of judging a book by its cover. Anyway, so I work in the court, I deal with people on a daily basis that seem to think it was my fault they were speeding that day, or it was my fault that they drank and drove, etc. Well, I am used to rude people, I usually just smile and go on with my day...until today. I had one that really got me, and it was all over a $25 parking ticket. I asked her if I could help her and she started cussing me out, telling me she didn't need to get that ticket...on and on and on, with lots of colorful language. I finally told her that there was no need to use that language with me, that I didn't write her the ticket. Told her she could set a court date...she didn't want to do that...she cussed at me some more. Finally I told her that when she could calm down she could come back and I would set her a court date. She didn't like that idea either. So needless to say, she really got to me...I mean what is the need in walking up and starting to cuss, I mean usually they start cussing me out when I get rude with them first...not the other way around. Also, if you really want something done, don't piss me off from the start, I am NOT going to help you out in any way shape or form if you start cussing me out. I really just don't understand people...no need to be rude with someone that did absolutely nothing! Ok, thanks for letting me vent today...hope everyone has a TERRIFIC THURSDAY!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

My sewing progress....

Hope everyone is having a good day today...mine started rather rough, but its turning into a good one. Anyway, just wanted to share my wonderful progress on teaching myself to sew. Sunday night when I got my machine I was able to learn to wind the bobbin and put it in the machine...YES!! I had enough Sunday night, had to think too hard so I went to bed. Last night, I was able to thread the upper thread, and pull the bobbin thread up...I feel absolutely accomplished now. I also was able to sew a piece of fabric to test it and make sure it was going to work...well....drumroll please.....here is the piece I sewed...

So the line isn't very straight, I will have to work on that...but hey! I got the bobbin wound and the machine threaded, I think that is pretty darn good for someone who has NEVER touched a sewing machine in there life! GO ME!! Hopefully I will be able to post my FIRST project soon...stay tuned!

Monday, February 15, 2010

My New Friend....

I have to share with you my new friend...I have a feeling my new friend will instantly turn into my new love...(sorry Toney, I will always love you as well!) Anyway...I finally got myself a sewing machine!! I was so excited, I looked at them before going to the store online, and found the Brother Project Runway edition machine, I thought that is it, that is the machine I will own. Well, I have NEVER sewed a day in my life and standing in the store looking at that particular machine, I began to feel VERY intimidated. So, I ended up getting the Singer Simple machine. I thought that one would be a GREAT beginner machine! So, here is the picture of my new "friend"....


I will be taking orders soon...as soon as I learn how to thread the machine! HA!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

DIY Dry Erase Calendar

So I have been looking at a Dry Erase Calendar at Hobby Lobby for months. I went last night to finally get it because it was 50% off, and guess what! They didn't have it anymore. Well, when I don't get what I want, when I want it...my brain begins to work! I thought how you can write on glass with dry erase pens, and how I could make my own dry erase calendar. So, since my husband had to work this morning, I took off to Wal-Mart to get the supplies to make the dry erase calendar! Here are the supplies I bought...










So, I started by measuring the glass horizontally and divided that by 7 (7 days in the week), measured it out and took a ruler with the paint pen and made my lines. I then measured vertically and kind of eyeballed the lines for that way. Took my paint pen again and made my lines. After making sure the paint from the pen was dry, I flipped the glass over so the paint would be on the inside of the frame, that way from excessive cleaning and wiping of the board, I wouldn't eventually rub off the lines. (Yup, I am pretty genius!) So, I went down to all my scrapbooking materials and found some sticker letters, stuck those on for the dates, filled in the calendar for the month of February...and wha la!! I got a calendar!!!! Here is te finished product...



It has imperfections, but I never claimed to be perfect. Plus, the imperfections make it MY work...not something I would have bought! Now, go grab your supplies and get organized with this AMAZING calendar!

Happy Valentines Day!!


Just wanted to wish you all a Happy Valentines Day! Hope you all have a GREAT day full of LOVE! Mine will be rather lonely...one of my valentines is working and the other is at his dads...I am thinking today is a good day to get crafty. I am feeling rather crafty today...I already have in my head what I am going to do....sooooooooo stay tuned for an exciting craft project! Can't wait to share it with you all!!

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Snow 2010






So apparantly, yesterday all 50 states saw snow for the first time. That is AMAZING!!! Well, here in Georgia, we saw quite a bit of snow. We don't ever get REAL snow...and we got it! Snow always seems to bring out the kid in everyone, and I would like to share a few pics from our snow day...


Snow brings out the beauty in everything! I love it, but am ready for it to be gone, I have things I need to do now....Hope everyone enjoys the snow!!





Saturday, February 6, 2010

FREE 8 x 10 Canvas

Hey all! Just thought I would let you know that if you go to this website...https://secured.canvaspeople.com/freegift you can get a FREE 8 x 10 canvas!!! All you pay is the shipping price of $14.95! How amazing is that?!?! I know if you are like me there are plenty of pictures that are sitting on your computer and haven't been printed yet. Make your favorite an 8 X 10 canvas! I wish I could figure out how to get more than just 1 done. I am going to have to work on that. Have a great weekend!!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

My Newfound Love

So...My dinnerware is black and white polka dots, and I am always looking for black and white polka dotted serveware, big bowls, platters, etc...Today I was at Ross just browsing and I came across the most wonderful piece to add to my collection....



I just had to share...oh, and did I mention that it only cost me $10????? Yup, that is it!! I just LOVE being a bargain shopper! Stick with me, and I will show you how to get GREAT deals!!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Jury Duty


So you all may be really annoyed with me by the end of the day. You will be hearing from me alot because, yes, I am having to serve on Jury Duty. This is crazy...I am bored out of my mind, and these people offer free WIFI, but they block Facebook. How can you block facebook? I want to talk to folks while I am holed up in a tiny room with some people. I will say, the girl sitting next to me is hiliarious. She has cracked me up all morning, and the guy next to her is a pilot. So I may be buddy, buddy with him in order to get some buddy passes. I will definatly need a vacation after this is over with. Atleast I didn't get stuck next to someone that stinks!!! So, let me end it with this...what can I do in order to get out of here?