Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Wordless Wednesday

I planned to put up photos of the "after" of my livingroom, of course I did not plan on my kids making a huge mess and it needing to be cleaned FIRST. Ohwell maybe next time....instead here's a pic of my puppy-in-law Ellie. She a very sweet girl and I just had to get her up on my blog.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Happy Saturday!!

Just a little tid bit of trivia to make you giggle....

"Victorians used the term 'limbs' as a euphemism for legs, which were thought to be so sexually exciting to a man that even a glimpse of a table leg could incite him to sexual frenzy. Table skirts were invented to prevent any unnatural unions between men and furniture."

Makes you think of the dining room in a whole new light doesn't it?

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Crap I meant to get done before Labor Day....(Thursday Thirteen)

I had a whole lot I wanted to get done in the 3 months that the kids were out of school and I was out of work, but now with the first day of school looming over yonder, I realize that I "ain't done squat".

And that here are some things (13 of 'em actually) I "meant" to get done.....

1. Go fishing with my guys~ We used to get out fishing at least a dozen times as a family and now they mostly go with Hubby or Uncle.

2. Paint the Bathroom~ It was an awful red kitty litter textured mess, now it is primed and waiting for that last coat of paint....and has been waiting.... for months

3. Clean the carpets or get the puppy to stop having "accidents"~ That puppy is still doing it!! Just to irritate me I just know it...

4. Paint the Livingroom~ Okay we moved in almost 3 years ago and I finally found a color I like...

5. Organize the garage~ I've done this every few months since we moved here in an effort to NOT become like all the other people who can't park their cars in the garage....

6. Move the Hostas and plant more Irises~ Again, almost 3 years and just now getting to this...

7. Detail my car~ Also a chore that should be done every few months in great detail because as we all know, children ruin your stuff and if you don't keep up with it it will bowl you there's a smell coming from the backseat....

8. Go swimming~ I LOVE to swim, sadly we have been so busy this summer I haven't found the time to go to the local pool.

9. Fix the upstairs shower~ Seriously the damn thing has been broken (plugged?) since April. Would it kill Hubby to call for help??

10. Re-do the home office ie: Organize!!~ More of the same....

11. Weed the flower beds~ Now that sounds like a wild thyme...hahaha, get it "wild thyme (time)". okay sorry bad joke...

12. Paint the paneling in the basement~ oh it's awful and the only thing I can do to fix it for now is paint it...

and finally...

13. Go on a family trip~ The Knaves have been busy all summer .....gone at camp, at the lake with Nana & Papa, visiting at Uncle Frank's and hangin' with friends..... Heck, Maybe we'll get a quick trip in this fall.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Books, books...I love them...

Recommended by Qweenie

A Charmed Death
The Trouble With Magic
Armed and Glamorous
Grave Apparel
Hostile Makeover
Raiders of the Lost Corset
Designer Knockoff
Killer Hair
Red Knife: A Cork O'Connor Mystery
The Queen's Fool
Thunder Bay: A Cork O'Connor Mystery
Just One Look
The Everafter War
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
The Eyre Affair
Snow Blind
Dead Run
Phantom Prey
Drowning Ruth

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