Sunday, May 31, 2009

Something No Mother Should Ever Have to Go Through

Cancer strikes again. Please read Ezra's story. It is just heartbreaking. I don't know this family personally but a friend of mine does. Please help spread the word. Also, from now until the end of July, proceeds from sales at Goble Warming on Etsy will go to Ezra's family. Please see her shop announcement for more info.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Look What Wandered Up

So if you don't live around here and haven't been watching the news ... it rained here for like 10 days straight. Maybe even more. It was ridiculous. I'm blaming the turtle incident on the rain. That's really all I can think of. While it's true that we see all kinds of wild (and not so wild) life around here, a turtle I have not seen. And well ... it just seems odd. Check out what wandered up our driveway ...

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Mowgli's Birthday Dinner

Birthday Girl!

Pork Chop Dinner

Icing the Cake

Peanut Butter Carob Chip Birthday Cake!

Friday, May 22, 2009

Rain Soaked Boy & A Birthday Dog

Today is Mowgli's 12th birthday. She's already gone for a ride (taking Houston to school) and will get a nice pork chop dinner tonight. The boys and I are also going to bake her a birthday cake after Houston gets home.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Are You Angry?

Maybe you should try knitting ... John Glover Knits

I promise this will make more sense after you read the article.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Well the good is that my latest tooth issue is not as bad as I thought it was going to be. The bad is that my jaw is really flared up again so I was put back on the anti-inflammatory/muscle relaxer cycle. The ugly is that the $1,200 I didn't have to spend to fix another tooth now has to be spent on our air conditioning in the house. It developed a leak "in a really bad spot". I guess there's a silver lining to it being so cold in Florida in the middle of May ... we haven't needed the broken A/C in a few days. And speaking of the cold .... WTF???? It's Florida, yes? It's the middle of May, yes??? So why in the world did I have to send my kids off in sweats this morning?????

And just a side note ... not sure what is going on but my Etsy shop sales have really picked up here lately. Is it a sign that the economy is getting better or just a fluke? Only time will tell I suppose. I actually sent off my very first international order today. Two hanks of pencil roving are on their way to Australia. Squeee! :)

Thursday, May 14, 2009

50's Day

Today was 50's day at Houston's school. Isn't this just the cutest?

Monday, May 11, 2009

Mother's Day Pics & Crazy Hair Day

Can you tell they were thrilled about taking pictures?

It's homecoming week at The Blake School and today was crazy hair day.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009


Yarn: Rocket Yarn DK Superwash Merino Sock Yarn in the Plasma Dip Greens method
Pattern: made it up as i went along, toe-up magic loop two-at-a-time, 3x1 ribbing and short row heel

Why I Love the Month of May

Saturday, May 02, 2009

The 3/50 Project

Great idea to pass along. You can read all about it here: saving the brick & mortars our nation is built on

Houston's First T-Ball Game

He did so good ... hit it on the first try. Today was the jamboree so they only played one inning. Regular games start on Tuesday.