Monday, February 25, 2008

monday monday~

look at this handsome young man...
i just adore him..

nothing going on today

so i thought i would just post this picture

as it just makes me smile....


Friday, February 22, 2008

it official!

~its official ~
today our home is officially for sale
and the sign is in the yard........

so lets hope it doesnt sit to long..
the realtor is a pretty aggressive seller...
we are looking at 3homes currently to relocate to
all 3 different styles and floor plans with plenty of character...
so keep your fingers crossed!!

Saturday, February 16, 2008

local theatre

tonight we attended a little local play

you might have heard it before...

"beauty and the beast"

!!only my ALL TIME favorite disney movie!!

my friend jamie from starbucks

plays the dresser~madame de la grande bouche

here i am with jamie who looks fabulous

i want this dresser in my bedroom

love her wig!!

mrs potts-son chip is right behind me

okay i am looking really big in this picture

i swear i am not that huge!~yuck

here are a few cast members

gaston, his sidekick-lefou and lumiere

closeup of gaston~hilarious!!


belle's father

lumiere was so awesome with his french accent....

all in all it was a wonderful play

and a great way to end the evening

and of course we stopped on the way home for a few nightcaps..

mine was frangelica on the rocks...mmmmm

good~night from good manor


Thursday, February 14, 2008

special day~

we found her on a stormy valentines day seven years ago
someone had dumped a tiny wet furball in a dark corner of our townhouse yard
and we have been in love with her ever since..

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

ink blots

these are new stamps
by a cool artist named
i found these at somerset studio
and they are available February 20th..
i love anything
Sandra does
have quite a few of her
beautiful stamps....

check her blog out

Monday, February 11, 2008

monday post~

today is bone chilling
at 8am

it was 5degrees

other than make a short trip to the

postal office

and starbucks

i stayed in to do a couple loads of laundry,


and finish up my

artfest ATCs

for a big swap that

is being made into a book for the swap participants..

here is my offeringnow these are some valentine day sweeties from a sweetie
kecialook at this adorable kitten face..
plus a preview
of some
artfest tidbits
before anyone else gets a chance

thank~you, kecia


(tomorrows forecast is winter storm warning)

Saturday, February 09, 2008

all the way from scotland~

look at this cool necklace i just received all the way from scotland!!
i found this cool etsy site from
and when i saw this
antler necklace
i had to have it...
has some really nice jewelry and
prices are great!!!
so go have a look see...

now as for the reason why i had to have it, well lets just say

it involves real antlers!!

maybe if you

go ask


she will tell the story.....

Thursday, February 07, 2008

my current obsession

over at

art tea life

just revealed her

dirty little secret
it is very close to mine.....

i am


addicted to


this game is downloaded on my cell phone and every waking moment

when i have


i play this on my cell...

i cannot stop it

when it is time to go



i play


60 minutes

before i


my eyes...

is there something




my thumbs



in the morning...


do i need a

12~step program???


and i can play online

if i really want to....

but it so much easier to use

my phone....


when i am not



i am playing


stop the insanity!>!>!>!


Sunday, February 03, 2008

using the new laptop~~

hey i am doing this blog entry via my new laptop....

look at this totally cool present
my friend
sent me,
it is one of her awesome journal pages
she is really rockin' with her pages.....this is what i am working on today
a little peek at what i am creating
for the hippity hop swap
using the janome my friend laura gave me
thank-you again
simplicity sewing at its best!!heathers dog~honey has been staying with us
she says hi!!!

Saturday, February 02, 2008

groundhog day

today is groundhog day and Punxsutawney Phil
saw his shadow so
early spring

6more weeks of winter
i do know is i fell down the steps this morning flanked by 2 of my dogs, i missed the last step and all i could think is that please god dont let me break anything...
thanking him, i didnt, just bruises...and how pretty that sight must have
but god love chance marie, she was right there licking my tears away,
i just love that furry stinky breath the new laptop is here but cannot use it as something has to be updated in our main computer to connect it to the wireless, so maybe tomorrow, but at least we have i am working on my ATCs for a Artfest ATC bookswap i am in and for a 12 days of Easter swap i am i will be arting this weekend...
it is grey and snowy here in ohio.....

**pictures courtesy of flickr