Tuesday, June 30, 2009
"After a time, you may find that 'having' is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as 'wanting.' It is not logical, but it is often true."
-- Mr. Spock, Star Trek
Baby Hook 'Em!
YUMMY: Chocolate Yogurt Snack Cakes, Chocolate Sorbet,
CRAFTIES: All about sergers, buttonholes & buttonholes, cute vintage dress,
Great interview questions...
Monday, June 29, 2009
"He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees."
-- Benjamin Franklin
AWWWW: Lynx Kitten
The stars die in batches, not in sets of 3...Billy Mays, I will miss hearing "Billy Mays here..."
HEALTH: Peanut Butter nearly halves the risk of heart attack, Impacts of over-eating, info of women lifting weights, Top 5 diet.com workout videos,
How junk mail, bills, etc. make me feel.....overwhelmed.
FREEBIES: Furniture Polishing Cloths, Free foldable dog water bowl - (Step 1: Become a fan. Step 2: Send them an email with the address you'd like the sample sent. (Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org).
YUMMY: check this out!
Thursday, June 25, 2009
"If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative."
-- Woody Allen
Advertising major loves ads...imagine that:
YUM: Cinnamon Rolls, Easiest Chocolate Cake - Sarah Magid
CRAFTIES: Decorative Machine Stitches, Buttonhole goodness, cute sea stuff
KIDDOS: Automoblox, What fun!
HOUSEHOLD: Cool veggie garden idea, Best Old House Neighborhoods - one in each state! The throne!
WHY? OH, WHY?: Bumpits - is the conehead look in style? I missed the memo; This is eerie but I like it - it comes from this; chairs so everyone can see your cellulite,
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Picasso's full name was Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso! Wonder if his mom used his full name when she was mad... ;-)
"He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law."
-- Pablo Picasso
WHY? OH, WHY?: Inverted books, chair socks.
FAME: A faculty member I worked with at Theatre and Dance.
Gotta go...hook 'em baseball!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
"It is a waste of time to be angry about my disability. One has to get on with life and I haven't done badly. People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining."
-- "It doesn't matter if you're black or white... the only color that really matters is green." - Family Guy
Monday, June 15, 2009
"There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier."
-- Benjamin Franklin
INTERESTING: No global warming?, Ginormous Neutrino
MOVIES: The Hurt Locker
HOUSEHOLD IDEAS: I like these, outdoor fun, how to clean the 10 dirtiest things in your home, areas important for home appraisals.
CRAFTIES: No more sewing machine needles mystery, make your own collapsible fabric box(es)
PRODUCTS: For us water lovers, a book I want - I saw one of his amazing houses when I was in high school, clip tabs - I soooo need these and these - a link to the new line, shoes - glorious shoes and right now they're BOGO 1/2 off, BOGO vitamins sale - I suck down loads of these daily, ever heard of Marmite?
A quote I love:
At my house, a difference of opinion always results in a game of this. Real hands, of course.
“The question is not what you look at but what you see.”
Good things to always remember:
"The kinder and more thoughtful a person is, the more kindness they can find in other people."
1828-1910, Novelist and Philosopher
"The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking."
Robert H. Schuller
Minister and Author
I'll leave you with some humor:
Friday, June 12, 2009
"Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric."
-- Bertrand Russell
I love this little pitcher.
YUMMY: Summer Squash Gratin, I know hubby wants to join this! We make a special trip to Walmart just to buy it, Apricot Tea Cakes
FUN STUFF: I love this and am thinking of ordering it for DSIL Kevin for the birth of his baby boy. Flight Rules - entertaining. We love, love, love our firepit and this link (when it isn't bogged down) will tell you how to make one for $28. What a fun wedding invitation! This backyard reminds me of PA. I would love these for our herbs. Cute baby slippies! Luv the water in the backyard! Cool pool! Huh?
That's all she wrote...hook 'em!
Thursday, June 11, 2009
"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they're supposed to help you discover who you are."
-- Bernice Johnson Reagon
Hammer Dance - this song will always be near/dear to my heart. This song was popular when my son was about a year old. We were waiting in the car for his dad to come out of the store and my son was loose in the back seat with a full diaper. I told him "C'mere" so could unload the olfactory offensive diaper and he started singing "Can't touch this" and dancing across the seat away from me. Here's to Will:
To open your root beer, of course!
IDEAS: Hubby and I are trying to get "just the right" lighting for our back porch and here is another look that appeals to me. It has to be just right since Helen Keller (me) can't see in too dim of lighting.
I love these little drawers. And not sure I'd wanna eat on these but they're fun. This, I find humorous. Great balls of knitting!
I'm not one to dust until I need to but I do have to ask...WTH?
All I got...hook 'em!
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Brooklyn, New York. Read a book today!
"There are generations yet unborn, whose very lives will be shifted and shaped by the moves you make and the actions you take."
-- Andy Andrews
THEME RELATED:Space Monkey anniversary
FREEBIES: Music Downloads
That's it for today. I have my annual review at work today and then I'm heading to the movies to meet hubby and watch the new Terminator movie. Hook 'em!
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
"Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a
scoop of ice cream fall from the cone."
-- Jim Fiebig
WEB SCOOP: Blissfully unemployed, Mind reading keyboard (no more carpal tunnel?), Interesting bird scoop, Feeling your way around town, You're a potato head!
I wanna go a party where I can carry this. I wonder how much a matching dress would cost?
YUM: Cookies I gotta try!
WHO'S WHO: The smartest in the world? GB got all As and perfect attendance his final semester (6-weeks?) in school. I gotta think up sumpin' special for that soon-to-be fourth grader.
Monday, June 1, 2009
-- Yarn bowl....I want! Just cuz it's cool, not cuz I have time for doing anything.
FUN WEB STUFF: Pics of peeps you know and/or famous peeps, 10 Awesome Moment from Sesame Street, I Heart Faces -- this makes my heart happy
I'm sad knowing that I'm missing the annual Lily of the Valley blooms. Another fav of mine and this is my 27th year away.
Doesn't this just beg for a pitcher of ice tea and lemonade?
Would love to have this bathtub! To put in the Bueller friend's residence! Who doesn't love a cupcake? I swear! that I thought of this first! My style is a lil different but same concept. I shoulda patented my idea! I'm such an interior designer (in my NY mind) that I will be downloading this app today!
WHY? OH, WHY? A banana? Something here is Ick.
Heading out early. Gotta get my toes did and my lip waxed for da wedding on Friday. Yeehaw!