Friday, May 29, 2015

organized blather

For Today... May 29th

Outside my window... It is actually sunny!  Okay it has been this way for a few days now, but after having nothing but rain for most of the month seeing the sun is sure refreshing!

I am thinking...about everything I need to get done today.  Darly has an audition, so I have to print out her resume and get a new headshot ready.  Wishing her all kinds of luck to get into this show.

I am thankful... that we are so very blessed.  Even with all the storms we've had we have not had any damage.  My car was pelted by hail on Monday night, but it was all very small hail and the worst my car got was covered with leaves and small branches.

I am wearing...does anyone really care?  I guess it is good that I'm actually dressed today.  I'm in my "mom uniform."  I might go change and exercise later.

I am creating... OOOH!  I found some really pretty yarn.  Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable.  I love the variegation of the colors...and this one of course has my favorites.  I found a cute pattern for a shawl that will be good for church as it is still freezing there.
I'm also about to start making a dress for Darly to wear for her dance next week.  It is a "Decades Dance" (meaning the kids should pick a decade and dress like that) she chose a 50's style dress.  We found some very pretty material for a big floofy dress.
oh and I am also looking into making my next purse.  I've searched everywhere for a replacement for the bag I'm currently using that is falling apart, and of course no one makes what I want.  Why is it that when a good idea for something comes out they stop making it???  Well keep it up advertising geniuses...soon I'll just make my own of everything.  :p

I am everyone as busy as I am?  It seems that everyone and their brother wants to schedule something for this time of year.  We were invited to 4 graduation parties, I just got invited to a fundraiser concert that I had to decline, I was asked to participate in a blood drive that I am doing tomorrow as they fit it into my schedule, the audition, and I still have to sew the dress and plant my garden.

I am reading... Harry Potter -Goblet of Fire.  Again!  I know that I've read the series over and over, but I like to be reading, especially when I'm working out and since I own the books it is convenient.  I'm just worried that I'm noticing the bindings are cracking...probably our dry climate.

I am hoping... that Darly gets into this show.  all signs point to her getting in, but there are some unknowns about it.  Oh and we still don't know where the rehearsals are going to be.  A friend has warned me that the guy who runs this theater company can be frustrating.

In my garden...all I've done so far is pull out weeds and unwanted volunteers, load up the planting boxes with new dirt.  I considered buying my plants Tuesday, but I didn't because of all the thunderstorms we've had.  I'm worried that it is still too cold for the plants.

In my kitchen...I haven't done anything all that adventurous lately.  Oh wait, last night since we had strawberries I wanted to make shortcake with the baking mix that I have.  But looking at the recipe and NOT wanting an entire batch of shortcake, and no way to divide out 1 egg, I went with just the biscuit recipe adding sugar.  It turned out really well although it did taste like pancakes.  LOL!  I've also been making pizza dough in the bread maker.  I've been using garlic salt instead or regular to give the crust more flavor.  I've learned that allowing the dough to rise longer gives us the thickness we like, and getting the pizza stone up to 500 makes it crispy.

I feel that I should conclude this with some sort of wrapped up paragraph.  But honestly, I got nuttin.  ;)

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

How to make everyone hate you - at the movies

arrive AFTER the movie has already started.

use your cell phone's flashlight to find your seats while carrying a ton of stuff so your light is shining all over the place

instead of choosing seats in the almost empty theater away from everyone so as to not disturb them with your flashlight, ton of stuff and two children...NOPE go for the row that is right next to everyone else who happened to get to the theater early to choose good seats!

bring your two children who didn't want to see the were just there to see the movie yourself.

bring tons of stuff to keep said children occupied so while they weren't bugging you at all because you've been ignoring them since birth, their noise was only annoying to the people you chose to sit next to.

make sure the stuff you brought to keep your kids occupied is extra potato chips in a crinkly bag and nice crackly water bottles.

ignore the fact that your child keeps hopping up during the movie using the seat in front of him as a brace...and pulling the hair of the person who was sitting there.

also ignore the fact that your child is sick and spewing germs all over the people that you chose to sit near because well you're an idiot who thinks that staying home when sick is for the weak.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Day Book

I'm going to try this in a feeble attempt to get this blog going again.  LOL
For Today... 11 May 2015
Outside my window... stupie neighbor is power washing his extra driveway that is right up against the retaining wall for my practically right outside my window.  ugh! 
I am to KILL neighbor and hide the body.  Why won't these people MOVE?!?! They have the original family...parents & 3 adult boys + at least one gf/wife/babymommah and child.  I don't understand why NONE of the boys has ever moved out.  Unfortunately, father is a contractor so I'm sure he has finished the basement to make plenty of living bunkers for the entire clan with room for gf/wife/babymommahs for the other two boys also!  apparently multiple complaints to the HOA are worthless and make him less likely to sell & move as then all the leans would be finally collected.
I am thankful... that my cold is almost over...I think.  I'm coughing a lot this morning, which I hope means that my body is trying to expel the last of this.
I am wearing... PJ's of course...I'm still sick!
I am creating... phlem!  sorry.
I am going... to Orange Leaf this afternoon for a fundraiser.  I'll drug up if necessary, but I sure hope that I don't have to.
I am wondering... If I should move my blood donation appointment to next week instead.  I should go check the guidelines.
I am reading... Harry Potter again.  I picked it up to give me something to read while I'm on the elliptical, but I haven't done that since I got sick on Thursday.

I am hoping... that I can feel well enough to exercise soon.
I am learning... how to get Sullivan Promotions to stop calling me!  bwahaha!  Jerks woke me up with a call at 9am today.  Sick people don't want to be called at such an early hour!  Or any hour for that matter!
In my garden... pretty sure that anything I had going is hurting pretty badly now...we lost a huge chunk of the apple tree yesterday.  I hope my one lone garlic survived.

In my kitchen... should be quiet for the next two days.  But then will be filled with foods hubby hates!