Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween! ( a day late.)

I bought a bag of these things..."fun sized." Oh my.

CLICK HERE to carve a virtual pumpkin. It is a lot cooler than it sounds.  :)

In life news, my fella came over last night and we watched "American Psycho" --(scary, for Halloween and all that.) 

It's a well-made movie...definitely creeped me out a LOT. But hey, I guess that's the idea. It made me want to order some really nice business cards. Ecru, with raised, sans-serif lettering in deep ochre.  :) heheehee

Got my party tomorrow. I think the Amy Winehouse idea is not going to work out. But, I've got the ole standby fairy wings! I know, it's an easy way out. But what can I say?

OOOhhh. And I need to make an Election Day post here pretty soon. I will be laying out the front page (at 2 in the morning most likely....ugh...) But, I choose not to talk politics in blog--land. But, if you know me, you know who I'm rooting for :)

Monday, October 27, 2008


Ok---so now I REALLY hope he doesn't read this!!!!! (you know who you are--stop reading NOW! :) hehe)

Anyways, I got FLOWERS!! WHAaattt?? How sweet is that?! I don't think I've ever gotten flowers aside from a birthday/anniversary/v-day event. And we watched "Goodwill Hunting" and we scavenged food from around town to eat here (sushi, burger, chicken pasta.) Just thought I would share!!

So, today I am all about etsy. Listing, crafting, etc. Plus, I got a pumpkin spice latte from the evil Starbucks today. It was just so good though.  

 Here's my favorite creation for the day. Not sure what to name it yet. It's kind of got an Asian vibe... hmmm.

OH! I got a great new album today, too. Ani DiFranco "Canon"--It's a 2-disc set, and it pretty much has all her hits, plus a few re-mixes, etc. Highly recommend it if you're an Ani fan.

Alright, I'm going to get some Panera for dinner and list more STUFF. :)

Sunday, October 26, 2008

I would have posted items and blogged more, but ...

I would have posted items and blogged more, but ... I have a date!!! Actually, it's not a "date" date ... well, maybe it kind of is ... I don't know. We're watching a movie at my apartment. Any suggestions? So, the time I would be on Etsy today is now devoted to making myself look cute. And doing laundry!!! 

Sorry, Etsy, but a girl's gotta do....

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Guess what you guys?? My mom, who runs A Better Time on Etsy, just opened a new PLANT SHOP! It's called A Better Place. She sells seeds and goodies for all you gardeners out there :) She is the best grower I know, and a wealth of information!

OH--and p.s. She is recovering from surgery right now, so it would be SOOOO SWEET if everyone left her a message on her etsy shop to get well soon! :) I know she would love it!! And, you could probably buy something, too! :) heheheee

OK--so, Halloween.

Here's my pumpkin, first off. I think I may have gotten it a bit too early this year. It's starting to feel a lot less "firm...." So I may not carve it. It's too pretty, anyways!

And for costumes, I think I am settled on Amy Winehouse. I am going to have to get a beehive wig still...and lots of eyeliner...and draw tattoos all over my arms! :)

I am going to a party after work Friday--so I can't get into too much trouble after 11 p.m. haha

And--top secret--there is a boy in my life!! SHHH!! I hope he doesn't read this....but he makes me smile :)

Saturday, October 18, 2008

TAG, I'm it.

Haha. Okay. I've been tagged by MAYHEM ARTS- She sells lovely photos and pretty malas that I think I need to have.... Here is her SHOP. are the rules:

The Rules:
1. Link to your tagger and list these rules on your blog.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blog.
4. Let them know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.
*** disclaimer!!*** I am so bad at this type of thing.. (low self-esteem anyone?)

1.) I am good friends with Renald, my friendly neighborhood Post Office clerk. We talk about football and how there's "no news in Frederick."

2.) I work at the local newspaper copy editing and designing the layout for pages.

3.) Sometimes my two parakeets eat the wall.

4.) I always eat the same thing for breakfast and lunch. Dinner is usually a departure.

5.) I always carry a fairly complete medicine cabinet in my purse.

6.) I hold onto sentimental things--even things like tags from a gift bag.

7.) I enjoy British comedies on PBS.

Here is who I will tag (did tag in about 20 minutes... hhaha)

The Breymaiers!
Painted Sky Woman
Tres Fly
Vinxen Vintage
Matt Talbert Paintings
Celeste Frittata

Don't you want to see who was cool enough to respond?? Ahhhh--PEER PRESSURE!! :)

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Let them eat cake.

I originally saw this Sofia Coppola "Maria Antoinette" a couple years ago and didn't really think much of it. But looking back now... WOW. It is chock full of inspiration!

Just thought I'd share.

In other news: Me and Amanda are crafting again this weekend! So look for a huge influx of new items early next week :)

Monday, October 13, 2008

Can I just say...

How cool is this??!!!?!?!

And yes, his eyes and tail do move. I know you all are totally jealous! :) hehehe 

My mom bought him at an auction to sell in her antiques booth--but I convinced her to sell it me instead!

Ah yes, life is good.

OH! And for all you following my blog, I think we have a positive I.D. for Mr. Moth thanks to Mr. Randall at work.

It's a Cecropia!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Mr. Moth

Here is my new friend, Mr. Moth. He was stuck in my screen a few mornings ago. I snapped his picture (just because he was so pretty!) and then helped him on his way.

Anyone know what kind it is? He's pretty big. 

I thought it was cool though, because I had just made this crown!!!

Freaky....Maybe he thought he saw one of his friends!

Oh, and I had my cavity filled this morning. The right side of my face is still all droopy and tingling. I ate chicken tenders just now and sort of made a mess of it :) SO glad it's over. Work will seem a lot less stressful in comparison tonight!

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

hmmm....very interesting.....

I think I officially hate Urban Outfitters. Not only do I spend hours filling a "shopping cart" only to shocked to the point of laughter when I see the total....

But imagine my surprise when I saw this!!!

exhibit A:

Of course, I think mine's way cooler :) hahahaha

I guess we just have similar ideas or tastes or inspirations or something.

Maybe I'm just paranoid. 

But I think I may buy this one :)
Treason? Maybe. But it is super cute....

Friday, October 3, 2008

Okay--back to my life.

WHEW! wow. I have not been sick in so long --- I totally forgot how bad it sucks! And I think it was a bit worse since I was "on my own" for the first time. I had no one to complain to when I couldn't breathe out my nose and my mouth got dry!! (don't you hate that?)

But, I'm just about all better now, thanks to our friends DayQuil and Sudafed. :) I'm a little worried though, because as I'm typing this, I'm eating an old piece of pizza that MAY or MAY NOT have turned bad. So, maybe I'll be sick all again tomorrow!! ha!


I felt so old. I was totally bummed out. But it was a really nice day and a fun visit with the family!!

Here is sweet little Ella. She finally started to warm up to me a bit after we shared Cheerios, and I played with her in the bath (sink) and playing peek-a-boo. I love her!! And I hope she remembers who the heck I am :) 

Here is my big sis (momma) Amanda! (Do you mind me putting your pics on here??? hahah too late!!) 

She is sitting with Lucy, my parent's little dog. Lucy thinks she should always be the center of attention, so everyone oo-ing and ah-ing over the baby was torture for the poor pooch!!

Poor Etsy is suffering, too! I need to get to work on Christmas stuff. Do you think people will actually wear a Christmas/holiday crown?? I'm thinking I would for a party or New Years maybe....

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

why are the walls spinning?

I've been meaning to update my blog with news of my birthday and visit with my sister and niece---but--I'm SICK. WAAAaaaaahhhh.....

So I'm going to go to sleep now. And when I feel better, I will give you the full story and photos!! It was a blast, by the way :)