Saturday, November 24, 2012

Back Home!

home from
Big Adventure
in the city!

I'll be adding photos soon!
Unfortunately I have all of the sudden
hit my limit for images with Blogger?!
So now I have to pay...
Just when I don't need to spend money!
Hope you all
had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

I personally decided to skip 
Black Friday
a few years ago
and have
never done it since!

Definitely supporting my 
small local business friends
and making quite a few gifts this year...

I'll be back soon as I decide what to do 
about this photo dilemma!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Where in the world?

On a little trip....
to Chicago...
to see ....
this happen....

Will be home soon 
with lots of fun photos
stories to share...
until then
Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012


that the thrift stores are 
extra full
of Christmas items right now!

 found these great Glitterfied ornaments
at Goodwill
the violins were 2 for .75 cents
and I think I got 6
The church was .75 cents as well
The pink tinsel garland is sort of shiny with a matte finish on it
it is so lovely and never used!
This kitschy tree star is for 
Little Keepers tinsel tree...
$1.25 was still in the box!
The mice I know are from the 70's/80's 
we had lots of these flocked type ornaments when I was a kid.
.55 cents for the unopened package of four.

Found a bag FULL of these bridal shower decorations
for .13 cents!
That's right!
Our Boys and Girls club was giving 1/2 off items
with green tags and this bag was .25 cents originally!

 This was a cottage cheese container!
It was empty and clean.
I'm guessing whoever purchased it years ago loved the
little Easter chickies and just had to keep it!
I was so surprised because I never find stuff like this!
Same price of .13 cents!

Have you had any luck with Christmas items
 Head on over to Apron Thrift Girl for more
thrifting goodness!

Friday, November 9, 2012

Friday Funny

Hi everyone!
I have not fallen off the face of the Earth!
A lot of personal and work related drama
has had me focused elsewhere.
One thing life has taught me in the last few years
Roll with the Punches!
I don't think you really want to hear my list
but two big ones on it
were related to Superstorm Sandy
and a non functioning Heating System!

I am ready for my 
Friday Funny!

I didn't even have to look online for these...
Baby Keeper has been a real laugh factory as of late...
 He put on this hat in Target a few weeks ago
and said
"Hey mom, 
you know I look good in this,
after he said it all I could think of was what if he had a Jersey accent?
He has never made reference until recently about things 
that make you look good or cool...
until another child at school admired his Converse...
then he wanted to wear them every day!
I have also had to have "discussions"
about proper etiquette at school.
Mommy is no there to do everything for you,
you have to try on your own.
Before he leaves for school I sometimes have
to go over the reminders for the day...
"No sassing...
Drink your milk....
Wipe 5 times ;)
Don't lick your lips or your face will STAY chapped!"

After a review this morning...
he chirped
"HEY - Thanks for the rules mom!"
 hopped out the door!
I couldn't help but laugh.
At least he is polite right?
I promise I will be back to my normal routine with the ol' blog here.
Trying to figure out a way 
to not have the next few weeks surrounding these holidays 
stay nice and calm .
Any suggestions?
Hope you have a great Friday!