Sunday, May 30, 2010

Sing Hallelujah!!!

OM Goodness !!!!!!! Taxes are done! finally ! Not another word about it....LOL

So how has everyone been? You know what i've been doing...LOL...oops, sorry, i said not another word.
I was away for a week in May--had our week at Deerhurst. Loved it! The weather was not very nice most days, but hey, the view was spectacular and so was the peacefulness. I managed to make 10 cards! Thats pretty good for i made some for a class that i ended up teaching at Younique Counrty Retreat. I also made the cards for the next class, one for a previous supervisor of mine, one for an order, and i made some for special people in my life! It was a great week that went by much to quickly. My friends from Ottawa came down at the beginning of the week until tuesday
which was nice to spend time with them. Lise and i scrapbooked for hours on end!!
Bella and Chevy are growing like weeds...Im afraid to weigh Chevy--it feels like you are picking up a watermelon when you lift him! Boy what does that kitty eat when im not around?! And Bella, well, she watches her girly figure...she is still light as a feather. Wish i had her metabolism !! And no signs that there will be any 'babies' any time soon. Chevy is too shy.......LOL
On a sad note, my parents beloved Schnauzer, Russell(with 2 L' passsed away a week ago. It was rather sudden. He jumped off the bed during the night and wanted to go out for a pee... My dad let him out the sliding door and noticed he was walking funny. When he came in he couldnt jump back on the bed and just fell over--his back end completely paralized. Frantically they waited until the Vets office opened and took him in. They did xrays and nothing was broken-spine nor hip. They took blood to run some tests and had to wait 24 hours for the results. The longest 24 hours i think my parents spent. Unfortunately that did not show much information other than it showed some "unusual" signs in the liver. By then poor Russell was now showing signs of stiffness in his front legs as well. Needless to say, they sent Russell to heaven that afternoon. Life for my parents is just not the same without him. Understandably.... he was their child. He spoke to them--and you think im kidding! Im not! He brought them a toy for different things--when he wanted to play, or eat, or go out---always a different toy. He sure gave them 12 and a half wonderful years. We all miss Russell(with 2 L's as Dad always says...) R.I.P Russell... run and play and frolic.... til we meet again............

We also found out that Neil's son and girlfriend are expecting a baby at the end of September...! Jeff is sooooo excited to be a Daddy... and they found out its a girl-- so Jeff already put Tinkerbell in her room!! Of course starting out with children right away will make life a little more difficult, but he is so excited and focused on being a dad, that its nice to see him this way. And kids are always a blessing. I cant wait!!

I best be off to get ready. Its noon and although i must admit i had a pretty productive morning already, I really should get myself cleaned up and get out and enjoy this glorious day! Hope you all enjoy it!~ Dont forget to pop by Jacquelines blog!! (link in the previous post of mine)

toodles for now~!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Hello again!!

Hey!! How is everyone?? Quick update: have the truck back-- feels good to have my baby back! Lol !! There are some bugs still to get worked out. Geez! What on earth did
they do to it? How did they drive it?! I will never
know... But thank goodness the insurance will still cover some if the repairs that are popping up! Great insurance company!! ( state farm btw)
anyhoo-- a friend has a new blog-- check it
out! She is also hosting a blog candy give away!! Very cool!! So here is her blog addy:

stop by and give her some luurv and don't forget to wish her an early happy bday!! :)

And I will try to update more often..
Oh wait-- a quick note-- I am teaching classes at Younique Retreat!! Check it out! :)

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Recovering from Scrapfest

whew! I survived another scrapfest !!! I cant believe it's come and gone--I could turn around and do it all over again... I love hanging with friends doing what i love to do. My only complaint for the weekend is that it was FREEZING in there !! OY vey!! It didnt help that i fogot a jacket the first night. I was sure not to make that mistake for the second day.
Karen had some great games for people to play, we had Canada's largest make n take ! And there were great prizes given out~ they would have been nicer had i actually won one of them, but i suppose there is always next year! LOL
Once i remember how to load pics up to this i will show you the two cards i made. Yea, yea, i know--i was shocked i actually got TWO done as well !! LMBO !! well, and half of another one too i suppose. hee hee. now i donwt want to part with either of them. ;)
A couple friends of mine went to Memories Manor this weekend. It would have been nice to have them at Scrapfest, but im sure they had a wonderful time in Michigan. I cant wait to hear all about their weekend. I wonder how many cards/layouts they got done??
Good heavens, its only 830pm and im yawning already. Must be a sign of too much fun at Scrapfest. Hope you are ok Sandie! (Sandie went to sit down and the welding broke on the chair and the leg gave way...and she went down!! Im glad she didnt get hurt--it could have been so much worse!) HOpe you had fun Sandie !! How's your copic colouring coming along? Have we created another copaholic? :)
hope everyone enjoyed themselves!!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Houston..! We have a tote!!!!!!

Yeeeehaaaawwww !!! Perserverence DOES pay off! I called around and then called around some more until i found a store in Thornhill that had a tote left identical to the one i had stolen. Thanks Lori for suggesting i call the Toronto area, it worked!! I was so excited when the clerk was describing the one they had to me over the phone---and the more she spoke, the more it sounded identical to mine! YAY! I wasted no time--We went that night right after work. AND.......even managed to find another one in a different part of Toronto for Janet--now THAT i call LUCKY!! yay for us !!
So of course I have started to replace my stuff that was stolen. It sure adds up fast! I have replaced most of the tools...quite a few stamps...but not all yet. I have yet to replace a trimmer, all my ribbon, the paper that was taken,and a few odds and ends. That is just the scrapbooking stuff. There is still a car charger for my phone and Blue tooth...garage door opener, purse... I'm glad to have my truck back, well, sort of. It feels wierd sometimes when i think of the person that sat behind the wheel trying to run me down. But then it feels good to be driving a familiar vehicle, and a truck that i enjoy driving too....
Karma will get those that stole my truck-- somehow, someway Karma will manifest itself in their lives and make them pay for what they did. I know this to be true.
So!! Scrapfest is just a couple weeks away. I am really looking forward to it ! A friend i havent seen in AGES is coming... It will be nice to see her again. I should probably hold off on buying too much more...there might be some deals to be had at Scrapfest!
I think i best head off to bed. I have to get up earlier tomorrow to take my truck to the dealership to have it checked out for a vibration... I really dont like having to get up early in the! oh well, it must be done.
I hope i get a chance to sit and make some cards this long weekend.I have some ideas for cards and i best get them started or the idea will fly right out of my wee brain. lol..
Off to bed i go!
Sleep well all.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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This is a card i made for one of Neil's good friends. It reads: "youth is not a number"..."it's an attitude". He got a kick out of it :)
I have a few more to make..I plan on making card sets for gifts--geez, if it takes me any longer to make just one card, i wont have these set done until the turn of the century ~~ ! LOL

So just how hard can it be to find a scrapbooking tote??????

Seems this tote of mine that was stolen along with the truck, is next to impossible to find!!! I'm afraid it is being discontinued...I cannot find it anywhere!! I have emailed the manufacturer 3x! and not one response. Well tomorrow they are going to get the wrath of frustrated Moni. If the darn thing is discontinued--then i will suggest that they remove it from being used in the 'header' of their website! Thats just not fair. Boy, i sure hope i manage to find it SOMEWHERE. I have checked several US stores on line... even EBay. NOTHING. I cant even find one that compares. I do not want a tote with all the elastic loops inside--those are the most useless things ever! This one was nice--it was lined with velcro closed pockets in the outside compartments. **sigh**... i miss my tote..... :)
Ok, enough of the sad story of my tote.
I made a couple cards--one was for Neil's friend's birthday and the other for my sister's bday. And since i am such a boob when it comes to computer looks like my pictures are in a post of their own... LOL
Thanks for stopping by!
have a cheery day--
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This is a card i made for my sister's bday. She is a Yoga instructor :) The card reads: "ommmm"...My gosh it's your birthday! Corny, but cute :)
I hope she likes it!

Monday, March 22, 2010

A great ending to what an INSANE Monday!

Holy Dina!! I think today was just as busy as the Friday of March break!! it was nuts! we were full from the time we opened up until 4pm..then we finally started to see the crowd dissipate. Jolly and I did not get out of there until 5:45pm (we normally close at 5 and get out around 5:10) The day certainly went by lickidy-split I tell ya!
It never fails though, on the day you are in a bit of a rush, you dont get out of work on time... but it all worked out. I was to meet my family at a restaurant in Kitchener to enjoy a dinner of fish and chips. ( i was only a little bit late) My Mom, Dad, oldest sister, her eldest daughter and fiance, her youngest daughter and her boyfriend, one of my other sister's daughter and Neil even managed to make it to the Whale and Ale in Kitchener. We enjoyed the food, the company and had some laughs. My Dad may be 76, but still is a little mischievious boy inside. You're a stinker Dad! LOL I really enjoyed our supper too--the food was fabulous!
oh my word........BElla !!!!! Chevy !!!! GET OFF THE TABLE !!!!! (brb.......)sheesh...LOL...
I had put some scrapbook items in a store's garage sale this past Saturday. I didnt do too badly :) I will be able to use the gift certificate amount to help replace some of my items that were stolen. Some of my friends put items in there too-- I hope they did really well!
It might be time to go get the two little stinkers and head off to bed. I am nodding off !(good thing computers dont have think i may have snored a time or two as well! )
ok, enjoy your day... im off to bed !!


Sunday, March 21, 2010

Lazy Sunday....

So now that it's 9pm and i am about to watch the Proposal again...I am feeling guilty for having a lazy Sunday! LOL..I have NO idea why I was up so early today, but i was...(awake at 7 and finally got up at 730am after going to bed at 2am!) So before i knew it Neil got up around 1030am. I let him sleep in as Sunday is truly his only day of rest. And before long after we had our Sunday morning coffee together, it was time to go meet Dianne. After which i returned home an hour later to change back in to comfies and spent the entire afternoon on the computer. In between dozing i posted some stamps i have for sale on Kijiji. So i'm not kidding when i say it was a lazy Sunday. I really should have cleaned the house...but that's over rated anyways isnt it? (lol, glad my Mom doesnt read this!)
As i am typing this out and waiting for the Proposal to start at 930, i am watching the tail end of a STUPID movie ~ good heavens!! how on earth do these movies ever get made?!!!! The guy from "Knocked Up" played in it and from i could tell played a Mall cop. DUMB DUMB DUMB !!! Who thinks of these stupid plots, and then who is mindless enough to pay for it to be made?? It's painful to sit and watch them.
Ok, now i am realizing even more that it is 930pm on a Sunday and i don't wanna go to work tomorrow!! i dont wanna--i dont wanna--i dont wanna!
Ok, the Proposal is starting momentarily. So im going to sign off. I thought i had taken pictures of some recent cards i made to post on here...guess i was dreaming. So as soon as i take the pics, i will share them on here. :)
thanks for stopping by!
Have a Cheery Monday!


Monday, March 15, 2010

I think i will go stark raving mad before this kitten grows out of puberty~~!!!

HOLY SMOKES DINA!! I know they say you always have a 'child' that is much like yourself...but what do they say about pets in regards to that??!! BRB! NOW SHE'S ON THE KITCHEN TABLE AND IN MY PURSE!!! AAARRRGGGG!!!!....oh my word! I'm losing my mind......LOL Although Bella is very cuddly...AND smart--she is wearing me out. The stinker knows exactly where she is NOT suppose to go, and yet does it and then just ducks her head when you try to scold her, but she wont move! If i got up 15x in less than one hour to chase her from behind the TV,i would not be over exagerating. She has mischief pulsing through her veins! Oy-yoy-yoy!! And she never stops! i found this cool sight that calculates your cats age into human years--brb...table again~!! Apparently they are around 20yrs old in human years...if that were true, should they not be a little more ...omg! island now--- hang on...she thought curling up in a ball beside the paper towel stand would make her invisible! ya right!!...ok, so where was i...oh ya, you would think that at 20 they would be a little less 'adventurous' and a little more 'in to themselves' by now.. Im thinking her brother is actually the smart one. At least he goes to bed and stays there--oh crap here we go again ! (she honestly thinks the paper towel roll is hiding her out of my sight, lol...)
ok, i best make this fast so i can take miss tazmanian devil to bed !
I just thought i would post since i hadnt in awhile. Still no truck. They are working on it. Good news is that almost the entire thing is going to be re-painted!(all but the roof) We are waiting for a replacement seat from the U.S.. I will sure be glad to get out of this little wee car i have been driving around. The right side of my head has a permanent goose egg from where i smack it several times a day getting in to the car! Im surprised i have not smashed my glasses that are always on my head (ok, so now i just jinxed myself on that one..)
But really, on a positive note. SPRING IS IN THE AIR!!!
We saw a Robin today...and other little birds that are already looking at the old nests left in trees and poking at them.
Work is absolutely retardly busy! Im beginning to think i should try to book holidays during march break, just so i dont have to be there during this mayhem! we go again ~! brb.....table this time.
A friend texted me a msg the other day ...and 'signed' it with a nickname.."fruit".. but i mistakenly thought it was a guy from work that is gay (he is openly gay and we kid back and forth about it--he has a terrific sense of humor, hence why i thought it was him that would sign off that way...) so i text back, is this "***" ? Of course it wasnt him, and when she answered me who it was, then the nickname clicked and i was laughing so hard i could barely see straight! omg! did we laugh. ok, so maybe i really should be a blond...LOL... anyways, it sure made my day and gave me something to laugh about. :) thanks for the giggle!!
uh-oh...all is quiet. That makes me nervous. I really should go to bed, but this daylight stuff has me messed up. I didnt get to bed til somewhere around 1am on Sunday, and it's going on midnight tonight. I think i better head off soon.
Well, that's a small update in my life. What's going on in your slice of the world??
Have a cheery day!!

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Oh Happy Day........

I know it's been awhile since i last posted.... I've been a little busy making a list for the insurance of all the contents that were stolen along with the truck. (what a daunting task!) It's also that time of year...TAXES ! UGH...LOL. I'm almost finished--i am hoping to do that by this weekend and get it e-filed. I really should get a move on it since i am getting a refund don't-chya think?!
Is everyone as excited as I am that Spring is around the corner???!!! Oh man, am i looking forward to sunshine and flowers and hearing the birds sing ! Even thought we were terribly spoiled with such a mild winter I cant help but think of the warm days ahead.
This will be a rather short post--im trying to stroke items off my "to do" list this evening.... :)

Hope everyone enjoys their evening.
Cheers !

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Here's what i found on a friends blog...I love it !


Be grateful,
be kind,
have patience,
have integrity,
give generously,
live honourably,
live fully,
share your talent,
share your knowledge,
behave courteously,
show tolerance,
show respect,
believe in miracles,
believe in yourself,
do good,
enjoy your blessings.
Pass it on.

As the Truck Wheels turn........

LOL...So here's the latest. The truck has been recovered, as i posted. And now I have to go look at photos of would-be suspects. (im still creeped out I saw him...but anyways...) The only info i have at the moment is that on top of the damage done to gain entry and actually steal the truck, they removed the front passenger seat to get rid of the "OnStar". Cheeky eh? There is other damage, but i dont know to what extent as of yet. All i know is that the contents that i had in there are gone. Who knew the thieves would be so interested in card making and scrapbooking !! Maybe this will be a new trend for them ! LOL... Oh well, nothing i can do but wish them good use of all my stuff~~ c'est la vie!

Today was a busy day at work. I rather like days like that--they sure pass by quicker! And tomorrow is hump day, YAY !!

Hopefully tonight i will actually be able to sleep more than a couple hours at a time. Im exhausted! lol... Bewtween the police telling me to "keep the image of the guy in your mind" (yikes- like i really wanna do that !) and little miss Bella Blue running up and down the bed under the covers and dear Chevy, chasing her ON TOP of the covers...i've not been getting much sleep! I sure hope this truck nonesense is over soon and my "kitties" grow out of this pre-teenager stage FAST. LOL !

Anyone out there watch One Tree Hill ?? Is this the last year for it???? I was really dissappointed when Lucas and Peyton left the show... They havent even been back for a visit !! What's up with that??

I am going to copy something from a friends blog... I really like it !
I hope you do too-- I will show it in the next post.

Hope you all had a terrific day~! Blessings for all good things to come.


Sunday, February 21, 2010

Great news?

So here's the scoop! After the Auto theft Crime Lab called to say they want me to go through photos....i came home to 2 messages. One from the gentleman that found my papers. He contacted the people that took away "the garbage" and found it held at a city yard. The only thing is the police want it for now... AND THEN... ! I also had a message that my truck was found on the Six Nations Reserve. It is somewhat damaged (how much I do not know...) Of course the crime lab wants the truck first to fingerprint it and go over it. There is no sign of any of my scrapbooking stuff though... :( Oh well. I can't wait to get my truck back--i'm a little creeped out that i will soon be sitting in the seat that thief sat in when he tried to run me over !! But it will be nice to have my truck back. YAY !!

I went to Go Scrapping on Friday night for a crop. We had shared great company and good laughs. We also made a beautiful make n take using some cool techniques. Thanks Karen ! (i cant believe i actually made it out of there before midnight !!) Looking forward to cropping with you again soon.
I spent all day Saturday at a crop in Mississauga at Scrapalicious. It was a great time. The food is always great and the girls there are fantastic as well. I always enjoy myself when i go there to crop. We had a surprise visit from Lisa (from Scrapfest). Great to see you again Lisa and to share some laughs!

I best get going for now, as I have to tidy up the house. I just posted the house for sale and we had someone call and want to come have a look. Who knows how promising this interest is, but nonetheless its a start and IRREGARDLESS (inside joke) I have to get the house in order for this showing....

So enjoy this FABULOUS sunshine filled Sunday !! I hope to be able to get out later and enjoy it myself too.

Til later...

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

What would we do without friends...?

Just when I thought I could laugh no more...we laughed some more. Oh my goodness...I went to a card technique class with some friends last night. I think we pee'd our pants laughing before we even left the parking lot to go! And the laughing just continued...As they say, laughter is the best medicine, and it certainly is ! Thanks for medicating me girls!!

Thanks to everyone for thinking of me. It means alot to know that I have friends that care when something like this happens. Thanks for offering and sharing your scrapbooking tools and supplies. (it's becoming a joke for me to say .... "i HAD one of those...." LOL ) I sure hope one way or another this will come to a resolve SOON. Small update--Hamilton police got a call from a farmer complaining somone dumped "garbage" on his property. He went thru the bag which had the things from my purse and work bag I had in the truck, and found my name and contact. He gave the info to the police and also called me but there was just dead air in the message(wierd !). We filled the police in as to what happened, so now they know it was not me that dumped that stuff. The only problem now is that the farmer wont answer his phone so we can clue HIM in !!! sheesh !

LOL... My vet came up with a great suggestion for scaring the kittens away from areas that i dont want them in. She said to use a can of compressed air, like you use on your computer key board. Great idea !! ( i wonder if it will be cheaper if i buy it by the case !!? ) I think my two are in adolescent stages... they dont know what NO means...

I made a really healthy supper.... tuna with all sorts of vegies chopped in it and dill pickles...YUMM!! i put some aside for my lunch tomorrow--im thinking of going and eating it too ! It was really good !! But of course i will end up munching on something that wont be good for me....LOL Im TRYING, I'm TRYING !!

I have the itch to make some cards--of COURSE i do !! I dont have anything to MAKE em with...that's why i have a creative urge .....LOL
Ah, soon it will be resolved !

oh-- update ! i just got off the phone with the Hamilton police--they finally got in touch with the farmer...and told him that i would like whatever it is that was dumped there. So I get to call him tomorrow and make those arrangements. YAY! Its only receipts, resumes, and other papers...but still, it will be nice to just recover ANYTHING...

And on a final note... my chubby little Doh-Doh boy brought me a mousey....and my little devil girl came to lay down beside me .... so i will sign off being all cuddley with my furry babies... and wish you all a great night! and a fabulous tomorrow .... :)

Sunday, February 14, 2010


Are you ready for this? I went to an Art Supply store with a friend and her husband yesterday...and while in the store, I heard the alarm going off on my truck which was parked practically right out the front doors. I ran out to find a "guy" getting in the front seat and starting it at the same time, all the while the alarm is going off !! He backed out of the spot and almost in to a tree. I ran in front of the truck and was beating on the hood yelling at him and staring him down. (ya, like that was gonna scare him in to getting out and leaving me my truck, right??! -- NOT!) I was holding my ground but he kept revving the engine and making the truck lurch forward a little more each i finally jumped out of the way and he sped out of the parking lot. I don't care about the truck. I care about what was IN the truck. I had just been to a scrapbooking crop the night before and still had all my "stuff" in the very back of the truck. I lost alot of supplies, but even more than that--I had my favourite cards that i have made in there. I also had the first 5 months of a calendar that i was making in there. I treasure these things. I enjoy making the cards so much and appreciate the time that went in to making them. The few faves usually come with me to inspire me. It is THOSE things that are gone and cannot get back that bother me the most. The police figure my truck is already on the reserve and torn apart. It doesn't pay to have a nice vehicle or take care of the one you have... And I bet some kid is having a hay-day with all my stuff...well, I hope they enjoy making all kinds of arts and crafts with it. All I can say is that it's sad that someone has such low self esteem of themselves that this is the profession they choose. What ever happened to making an HONEST living ?? I hope some day that the people responsible for changing my life forever will too have their lives changed....only for the better.
Happy Valentine's Day Everyone.........

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

First visit to the Vet....

I know i am going on about these two little babes...but bear with me. It's been 21 years since i have had a kitten and i am enjoying every minute. I think Neil is too. He has never had a "baby" pet before, so this is new to him and he is loving all their crazy antics.
So... the other day we went to the Vets for the last booster shot and first Rabies shot. While our dear Bonnie was checking them out, i was asking about breeding them since they are not related-- and i found out that Bella Blue is a Blue-Cream Tortie point. And as we continued the discussion of breeding, Bonnie was checking out Chevy--if you know what i mean. And then she chuckled and told me i didnt have to worry about keeping him away from Bella until about the 10 month mark...this after just telling me that she could go in to heat at any time after 5 months of age ! I was perplexed so i asked what she meant--- seems my little man is just that-- "little"... LOL..LOL The poor little dude may not have enough "stuff" to get her pregnant until he matures... LOL... I tried not to laugh so as not to hurt his feelings. But the joke around the house is that he is now the "little man". Poor Chevy.....
The good news is that if we DO happen to mate them, they will most likely have cute kids as Bonnie said they are both well tempered kitties and nice features on each of them. Needless to say i beamed as the proud Mama.

On another note-- i went for some blood work today, and gave up my seat for a Mennonite couple that had no where to sit together as the waiting room was full, and by me giving up my seat, it made 2 available for them. So i was glad to do it. After i had my blood tests done, i had to go for a special Xray up on Erb Street-- a ways away from where i had the blood work done. So there i sat in the waiting room at this office...and guess who walked in?! The SAME couple !! I guess you had to be there... but it was pretty funny at the time-- what are the odds?

Anyhoo-- didnt get around to making any cards tonight-- i wish i had, but it was a rather slack evening.
Hope everyone enjoys their days tomorrow-- i hope your work day goes fast and that you have at least one belly laugh! (its good for the soul, ya know :) )


Saturday, February 06, 2010

Kitten talk.....

OK, i know...i keep talking about these two new babes in my life... But just LOOK at them !! (sheepish grin) It has been 21 years since i have had a kitten in my life. I tell ya, its lots of laughs and lots of clapping hands, chasing out of "no" spots... playing with toys, cleaning up litter that has been shot out everywhere...and watching the angels sleep...LOL !! thank goodness !!
But seriously--there is nothing cuter than 'baby' anything-- and when these guys finally stop and curl up and sleep, there's nothin cuter.... :)
ok, enough of that for now.
i am itching to do some more colouring....
i have a couple orders of a box of a dozen cards each...i think i best start on those, eh?

I went with a couple friends to the Bella store. It was alot of fun ! I had a great day today !! Hope they enjoyed it too.

i cant wait to have a day tomorrow to sit and colour. :) Right now i am going to watch an "old goody" on tv... Cool Runnings LOL its a good movie.
have a colourful weekend everyone !



Wednesday, February 03, 2010

FREE to good home........

ok, maybe not... but man it was a close call ! LOL Little miss Bella Blue is starting to rule the roost. Or so she thinks. But in her wake she leaves remnants of her cyclone! She races from one end of the main floor to the other with her lead bottom brother in tow. Tonight she has managed to jump over the baracade we had at the stairs. (this to ensure her safety of not getting in to trouble upstairs) Jokes on us ! She ran around up there, came flying down the stairs....ran around the kitchen, and unbeknownst to me, gracefully and quietly jumped up on the island .... UNTIL she almost wiped out the fruit stand and the candle sticks.... O-M-G !!!

and then all she has to do is curl up on my lap with her brother, and they melt my heart all over again......I just KNOW they were meant to be mine !!
so, NO Jeannie, you cant have em.......LOL... but you CAN come over to see them any time you want !! (and bags must be checked at the door thank you very much :) )

On another note... I made a card for a co-worker that is leaving us on friday. She has transferred to another office in Walkerton. (ya, i asked 'why'
anyhoo-- the card turned out pretty cute--i will post it here once i download off my phone. I stamped 15 people on the front to represent all of us. Even a pregnant girl for Steph ! and a young girl with a cell phone in her hand for Jas (she is phone obsessed!)... we all had a good chuckle picking out everyone. I hope she likes it.

I am going to settle on the couch and finish watching Criminal Minds, one of my fave shows.
It was a great day and hope tomorrow is the same !
Happy trails everyone.
cheers !

Monday, February 01, 2010

Meet Chevy and Bella

a few samples of cards....

a few more cards that i have made recently... they were requests from a collegue of mine--i have a couple more to make for him.

Cards made at the retreat this past weekend

This is one of the cards i made at the retreat this past weekend.. i borrowed a Stampin Bella stamp. I think this stamp is just adorable !! i must get it.

When do they stop?! LOL

Ok, so i love my little furry children to bits-- but it's been 21years since i have had a kitten, and needless to say they are quite the workout !! They have just discovered they can jump up on things. Bella could do this since last week, but our little lead bottome Chevy is a newbie at it. But now they can jump up on the couch and beyond. Chevy seems to like the glass coffee table. He lays on it (until mummy gets up and chases him off) and he watches his sister playing underneath.
They also have found some fascination for the glass end tables. OY ! Im maybe this will be an alternative exercise program ! LOL
well, it's time to relax on the couch with my 'kids'....
Hope y'all had a great day!
Maybe tomorrow i will manage to make another card...

Sunday, January 31, 2010


I'm at it again.... Well i've decided to give blogging another whirl. Should be interesting to see what i come up with ! lol...
Just spent a CRAZY weekend at a retreat with some CRAZY women ( i won't mention names as there were several...LOL )
All i know is that i slept very little, laughed lots and even managed to get a few cards made.
I will post some pics of them as soon as i figure out how ! LOL
OY, this bloggin thang is going to test my brain, i can tell....and running on about 3hours of sleep is not a good time to try testing it. So the pics will follow another day.
Right now i have pressing issues of getting a 3 month old kitten to STOP trying to pull off the vine thats on the shelf over the couch. Holy heavens ! These precious, adorable, hellian children of mine are a handful ! And i wouldn't have it any other way. :)
I will sign off for now in hopes of posting pics of my accomplishments of the weekend later or at least tomorrow.
Thanks for peekin'