Saturday, June 21, 2008

Lucky Kitty Shirt!

Today I finished my first ever clothing project, I have done a couple of pillow cases and tea towels but this was my test. Tomorrow I am starting presents for my cousins, all clothing too! I am so happy how this turned out. The t-shirt stablier from Sublime Stitching. Yes, I know that I talk about them a lot but I love them! I almost am waiting for my other stitching to come in from .... subversive cross stitch. The newest one they have is Get the F* out of my kitchen B*. How can you not love that.

Friday, June 20, 2008

Magnet Dreams

My bubble magnets, again this project is very addicting! I still have about twenty old magazines to go through before I figure out what to do next. I also am using Mod Podge glue (matte-mat) and ribbions magnets instead of what they tell you in the instructions. (See earlier blogs) Both are working great and last a very long time, this is a great project for kids during these long summer months.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Arts and Crafts Day!

So I magically got today off from work and spent the morning shopping for supplies and the rest of the day catching up on some t.v. shows that I am so very much behind on. If you haven't been out and about lately you should get to JCPenny's and Old Navy, they are having crazy sales! So exciting! I will post next the shirt I am working on from Old Navy with the help of Sublime Stitching sushi patterns it will rock! As you can see I just finished this project, a pillow case for my dad. He is really into the tropical theme of life. For Mother's Day I made one for my mom with a beauty sleep theme. If you haven't checked out Sublime Stitching you have to! The link is on the side bar, warning though once you start you will be hooked. For the rest of the month I am going to do three shirts, a tea towel, three oneis, and a bandanna for my cousins and there kids. I will keep you updated on the works!

So hula seventy it's going to be able to sent out postcards to everyone, which makes sense due to when I signed up it was already over 300 responses. Still I am hopefully that I will get onto any list and get to try my hand at it. On the craftypod (link on the side) they have a link to embroidering your own greeting card, this might be my post card, still thinking about it.

This link is on a site that I found yesterday, that is right it is meatloaf cupcakes with mashed potato frosting! This is so exciting, being that I LOVE cupcakes and can't stop buy books about them, now they can be dinner too! I already have recipes for breakfast cupcakes! Does anyone know a really good recipe for pineapple muffins/cupcakes?

At the moment I am just waiting for 10pm so I can work MVP, I don't know if I am going to like it but it is all about hockey and I oh so love that sport. I will let you know.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Rooftop Garden

So today flew by due to the fact that I thought I worked in the afternoon but I was on the morning shift, it was a crazy run around the house once that phone call came. I didn't get to really do anything but work and eat dinner today so I thought I would let you know about the books I read this weekend.

The Perfect Match by Kimberly Cates; All or Nothing by Claire Cross; Married By Mistake by Abby Gaines (who also writes Nascar novels which rock!) and Real Vampires Have Curves by Gerry Barlett. All of them were really good, but now I am starting Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot. The third one comes out this month in the series. I love her Size 12 series so much, I brought it for many of my friends. I am so excited for this one!

I hope that you all like the picture of the roof garden, it is from Norway in Epcot. I love Epcot so much, and could/have spent many nights there. It is so peaceful, and you can get wasted, ride rides, eat wonderful food from all over, listen to amazing bands, and the best part is it is only a mile and a half to do everything! Plus halfway through they have a great dark quite show which is perfect for a nap!

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Hello Again!

So I know that it has been a long time since I wrote, sorry about that. Just been working and finding myself along with huge family issues that are all good now. I am still in Texas, for at least the next three months it is looking like, I don't mind though. While I was 'away' I found tons of sites from wonderful people who live in Austin! I can't wait to have a free couple of days off to drive up there and see. They have a cafe that serves Carrot Cake french toast!! That just screams my name!! I have also been working on lots of craft projects, which I will be posting pictures of this week.

Today I made marble picture magnets!

I have a bunch of birthdays coming up this month and wanted to send fun things to people. I am also working on a couple of different projects with the help of Sublime Stitching (link on the side). Along with signing up for a postcard swap! So excited about that project. My next goal is to learn how to make Scrabble tile pictures/necklaces. We will see how that one goes, if not I am going to buy a sewing machine and start on my softies.

On my exploring of the internet I also came across a blog about how a person will only read so many books in their life time. I think that I have read more than the number, I will find the site and figure out. Why I am talking about this is because I am going to go back and start reviewing books again. It is on my New Year's list, which I have to cross out a couple things. This includes meeting a new person, totally did that and had a great friend for two months. Even though it was extremely short time period, I wouldn't trade it for anything. The yoga thing I am still working on, but with summer here that means I have to start my work out schedule so I can get through the 12 hour days. At the moment Whole Grain Cherrios and a glass of o.j. get me through everything. I am off to get some much needed sleep!

P.S. I am now in back in my jeans! I just have to work on yoga and muscle strength!