Monday, May 07, 2007

National Scrapbook Weekend

I know, I know, I am such a lame blogger. I have said that before and I will say it again. I just want you to know, I realize this is a huge problem and I plan to do better. I have just been so busy this past week. Mostly taking my MIL to the doctor and shopping here and there for this and that. I cannot remember all the stuff I did last week, its a blurr now because of sleep deprivation, but I do know, I was only home 1 day all week. Now to explain why I have sleep deprivation and memory loss. LOL!!! This weekend, was National Scrapbook Weekend. To the none scrapbook people, that is a weekend set aside to celebrate the wonderful hobby of Scrapbooking. What a awesome weekend. I had the best, best time scrapbooking with some of my homeschool friends. Our time started on Friday evening at one of the ladies house and we went the entire weekend with very little sleep. Her poor family packed up and went to stay with friends and gave us the entire house. I do believe it was a gift to my friend. Now is that not the greatest family ever. All of our husbands truly were great dads this weekend and did all the running around and errands ect... with the kiddos, just so all of us moms could have some much needed girlfriend time. We scrapbooked, talked, ate, went shopping, scrapbooked some more and ate some more. Did it all!!! We also all got a new toy. I brought my new Cricut that I got for early Mothers Day and we played with it on Friday night. By Saturday, everyone had decided that they needed a Cricut for Mothers Day as well. So off we went to Walmart to purchase them, cause they are so much cheaper there. We wanted to get them now, before they sold out for Mothers Day. Walmart does not plan to carry them anymore once they sell them out. So we had to get them while the getting was good. I just totally love it!!! I never thought I would and tried so very hard to avoid purchasing one. Once I made the mistake of playing with one of my friends machine at a crop, I knew I had to have it. Totally awesome machine. I am so glad I spent the money. Anyhow back to my weekend, what did I get done on my Scrapbook weekend? It will not seem like a whole lot when I tell you, but really it was a lot. I am in a 6x6 page swap with 30 other ladies in my Angel Company group, and its due the end of this month. So that is what I worked on. I did not finish them, but I did get a lot done.

The paper and stamps I used are The Angel Company products. The tags and the heart are cut from my Cricut. I used Stickles and yarn for my tags. I think it turned out pretty cute. Now I have to complete 29 more of them. All I need to do is cut and add my already colored ragdolls and the stamped hearts and ribbon to the tags. Everything else is done. So it should not take me, but one more crop to finish. Hopefully this weekend I will have some time.

Yesterday, I slept almost the entire day to catch up on my lost sleep. After I got up, my DH and DS and I went out for dinner and a movie, while my DD stayed with her Nana. We went for our favorite Mexican food and then over to see Spider Man 3. It was a little Corney I thought. I do not recall laughing in the other Spidy movies, but I laughed in this one. I am such a movie person that I can almost enjoy any movie. There have only been a few that I would give 2 thumbs down too. I just love, love to go to the movies and will just about see anything. So I cannot really give fair review. I enjoyed it, Corney or not. It was good in my opinion.


Today, I started my day with a 45 minute walk and then home to shower and dress to take my MIL to the doctor. Afterwards, we went to Michaels, then to the hairdresser to get my MIL hair cut. Then to the grocery store, cause she got a craving for donuts. Then home to take a much needed nap and then up again to go with DH to JcPennys where I purchased a much needed new bed pillow, some cute pink flipflps, some sunglasses "so I can see at night" Oh sorry, that song always comes to mind when I say sunglasses for some reason. The pillow I purchased was a water pillow

http://www.isokineticsinc.com/category/pc_pillows/product/sg_15100?utm_source=Adwords&utm_campaign=water+pillow&utm_sponsored=water+pillow+ad&utm_medium=PPC


I will let you know how well it works out for me. It sounds so comfy. I have a waterbed, so I figure I need a waterpillow. I cannot wait to try it out tonight. I like the idea that I can make it soft, medium or hard depending on how much water I add. So I have 3 chances of liking it. If it works out for me, I plan to go back and buy my MIL and my Mother one for Mothers Day.

After my trip and much money spent at Penny's, I then went to Salley's Beauty Supply for some hair color, nails and polish. I need to "wash that gray right out of my hair" and because I bite my nails when I watch a intense movie, I now need to do my nails. I hate when I do that. I did so well in the first part of the movie but then when it got to the exciting action scenes, off the nails came. Sooooo until they grow out again, I will have to "fake it till I make it" Plus I needed some cool polish colors for my toes. Its sandel/flipflop time for me. YIPPY!!!! I love this time of year. I am a flipflopaholic. I must have lots of colors. Ok, so that is it!!! Hopefully this week, I will have something exciting that cannot wait to be blogged. Over and Out!!!

1 comment:

Shirley Faye said...

Let me 2nd your "great weekend" thought. I was there and had a blast~!!! I loved scrapping with you for a whole weekend and can't wait to do it again. You are such a joy to be around and I love your ideas!!! You did, however, forget to mention the endless supply of 80's music (how do we remember all those words)!!! And the sidetrip to Starbucks~gotta have it!!!
Thanks for the Cricut recommendation- I'm glad I got one, but I haven't had anymore time to play yet.

When's our next scrapbooking playdate???

love you!!
Shirley