Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Weight Watchers

Got to love it! No really got to love it, I have no choice, this is my life now, WW
meetings every Tuesday night to weigh in and a pep talk. It will be a month this week and so far I have lost 7lbs. Not great, but not terrible either. Atleast each week I continue to lose. Now if I could just get up off of my fat, lazy ass and exercise I could and would probably lose more. So that is my goal now, to get up and move.
Austin and I used to go to the track and that little shit would run 1-2 miles each time. Me not so much, but I would walk 1 1/2 miles, and that was during the summer. Now that it is cooler we havent made it back there. Just have to start making it a habit. By the time I got home from the meeting is was getting dark, so instead he and I did Wii's Dancing with the Stars. Not a very pretty sight let me tell you, but atleast I was up and moving.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Change of plans

Sorry all, but due to a scheduling conflict I am having to cancel Midwest Scrappers this month in St. Clair. I will be in touch soon about next month's schedule. Sorry for any problem this may cause

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Upcoming crops

Hi all, just a couple of quick updates. Midwest Scrappers will meet this Friday night from 6:30pm to ?? in St. Clair at Crab Apple Village. Bring what you are working on, no projects planned for the night. Light snacks and water available, soda/snack machine is in the building also.
Smoking Hot Crop Oct 11th. Beaufort Leslie Fire Protection District-Ladies Auxiliary.The doors open at 10:00 am.Raffles,prizes, 50/50, classes, vendors, lunch and dinner provided. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. 1/2 day for $25. Help support our firefighters
contact Melissa Dahms 573-747-9478 or 573-484-3013

Monday, September 22, 2008

Bad Blogger

I have been so busy doing lord knows what...had the scrapbooking garage sale and that was a good success, I sold enough to give it to my oldest ( Bud) for his 19th birthday. Then this past Sat was St. John the Baptist Catholic School – Gildehaus's 10 semi annual 12 hr crop. I am very happy to say I got alot done, I only have 2 pages left to finish an album I am working on, yea me. Also I had a helper this time as well, Erin ( my girl) helped me load and unload and sat with me at my table. She helped great people and said all the right things. Thanks Erin, love ya, mean it! I have been thinking about not being a vendor after the 1st of the year. It is not as much fun as it used to be and I am not getting hardly anything done for myself. I have become such a collector of scrapbooking products and not producing as much as I would like to. So we will see how I feel at the end of the year.
Be sure and go to my friend Jim's blog at-http://www.jimfrederickstudios.com/blog/index.php, He is not just a new friend, but was a patient of ours at Rehabcare outpatient. He just graduated on Friday and drove for the first time in 2 years. I am so happy that we were able to give him the opportunity to try it before he went home. Driving can give you such a feeling of independence. Jim you go out there in the world with your big boy undies and show them what you can do. We are very proud of you!

Friday, September 12, 2008

Happy Friday

It is another beautiful rainy day here is Missouri!!! This has been one long week, it seems like it has dragged on forever. I have been getting ready for a scrapbooking garage sale for Sat.I have gotten together with 2 other girls( my girls Roxie and Erin)to purge some of our supplies. And talk about supplies, I have SO MUCH stuff, it just keeps growing, I didnt realize how much I had. I will have over 3 boxes of stuff at this sale. I probably could have gotten rid of more supplies. Hopefully if this is a success, we might do again in the future.
Have a great weekend everyone!

Monday, September 8, 2008

Happy Monday....not

It was a rough, tough weekend. I was so sick Friday, didnt do hardly anything but sit or lie in bed staring at the tv with my mouth hanging open, I dont even really remember what was on. I was able to cut up a few pieces of paper, in case I did make it to the crop on Sat. I felt alittle bit better Sat morning and loaded up the van to go to the crop. It's a very good thing I have a GPS, because if that little voice had not told me where to go, I never would had made it. And thank goodness I had Roxie there, she helped keep me well medicated thru the day and night, I wouldnt have made it without her, plus she ALWAYS helps me pack up all my crap at the end of the night. Thank you Roxie, I love you!!!
I spent probably over 2 hrs just moving stuff around before I got any work done at all. It was a good crop and they made lots of money for CF, so it was a success for them.
I met some nice, interesting ladies from Florisant, and we had a lively conversation about pumpkin bread, raisins, doing a public service, a good quality bra, a smiley face and false eyelashes. If you see me ask me about this and I will be happy to fill you in.
Needless to say, I really should have stayed home on Sat and rested, but no, I went to the crop( I felt obligated, because I knew some newbies were coming), by the time I got home and got winded down, it was after midnight. Come Sun morning I felt like total crap and spent another day sitting and laying around, staring at the tv with my mouth hanging open again. I atleast remember a little bit about what was on that day.
I hate being sick and down, not feeling well, I get nothing done, and then I am pissy the next day, cause there is so much stuff that needs to be done. And I still dont feel like doing it.
So here is hoping that tomorrow is a better healthier day.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Boy I suck

So here it is Thurs, I still havent unpacked all my scrapbook stuff from the retreat and my room is still a mess. I have a 12 hr crop this coming Saturday, on the 6th. I have nothing ready yet. I have to prepare for a class and get supplies ready for that class and I got nothing, nada. And now I feel like I am coming down with a cold.
I cant concentrate to getting something ready for my class, all I want to do is go to bed.
Ok I am done bitching now. It's late, hopefully I will dream of a great project to do and hurry to get it ready tomorrow.
Boy I love this scrapbooking world of mine

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

promised picture

This is the group of everyone that attended our Scrapbook Retreat. The retreat was a fundraiser for Leslie Baptist Church, for our mission project to send coloring books and crayons to Russian Orphans. A total of atleast 8 boxes were shipped out last week and the money we raised helped pay for the postage.
It has been really fun showing off the fun and joy of scrapbooking to new ladies, who have it turned shared with their friends and family(....and they told 2 friends...and they told 2 friends and so on.....)Seriously though it warms my heart( yes I do have one) to see someone enjoy scrapbooking so much, to see for themselves how much fun and therapeutic it can be. I nice to see so much good come from this wonderful hobby. And no matter what anyone says, there is no wrong way to do it! As long as you use the right products, enjoy what you are doing and are happy with the end results that is all that matters. Whether you are creating art or preserving memories or both, dont let anyone out there discourage you from doing what makes you happy. Love what you do and do what you love.