Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Still here.

Just can't seem to get on here as much as I want to. Do you like the new background lol ?? Bear picked it out ... oh and the jack o lantern pic too. He said it's halloweeney lol lol .

Only around here do we incubate chicken eggs in the iguana tank :0. Yep Hubby figured we'd try and see what happens. Mean while.... we've had a ton of flies in the house ( this is the worst we've ever had) and they seem to want to hang out in the iguana tank. So I figure I'll use the vacuum and suck them out ... right. WRONG!!!! What do you think happened?????? Can you guess???? I sucked one of the eggs into the vacuum. And all I could think was oh shit. Needless to say what a mess lol lol . I felt like a dope lol lol . So after I cleaned the whole vacuum out ( egg egg every where) I tried again this time taking out the eggs and the iguana ha ha.

The last week was filled with the same old stuff. Housework , laundry, cooking and cleaning. The fall cleaning is almost done. I just have to swap out the last of the living room curtains . Than I'll wash down the kitchen cabinets . We're still working on getting the last of the wood done, but alas the chain saw broke . Hubby is going to try to find one this week than hopefully we'll get it done before the end of the month .

Hubby has been hunting for the last 2 days so I've been hanging out here getting a ton of stuff done. Bear's birthday is this Saturday so we've been busy planning. I'm gonna make lasagna . I always make the all of the kids birthday cakes but this year Sissy and Buddy want to buy Bear's cake( They are so good to him) . So we've decided on a red and orange theme. I'll pick up the balloons and streamers tomorrow.

I did some fall decorating and realized I don't have much in the way of Halloween or thanksgiving stuff. I do have a huge closet full of Xmas stuff but nothing for the fall. So I'm going to go out the day after Halloween and see what I can grab on clearance. Than I'll check for thanksgiving stuff when we go out on Black Friday. I really loved the pumpkins I saw on Wendy's blog so maybe I'll find the stuff on sale than I'll give it a try. I did find some really cool foam snow flakes at the $ store. I'm gonna gussy them up and hang them in the living room. Still working on Buddy's blanket. I want to get the stocking kits started . I'm also thinking of making some more scarves. We'll see how things go.

Today I have to prep the lasagna than I can just toss it into the pans and cook on Saturday. I have some laundry to do. Change the sheets. We're having split pea soup for dinner so that's bubbling away on the stove. The weather here has been cold so we've been lighting the wood stove. Today they are calling for rain so I have a nice fire burning.

So that's it. I'm gonna make a cup of tea and watch a scary movie :) . Til next time have a great day.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

More stuff lol

Morning y'all !!!! :) First some pics of finished projects.

Wreath on the front door

New table center piece

Baby blanket #1

scarf for dear auntie

scarf for Sissy

I have some more stuff done just haven't gotten around to getting pic's yet.

Since Tuesday I got a bunch of stuff done . Changed up 2 Set's of curtains , did our curtains . Cleaned some of the windows. Thursday the kids had a day off so we pulled out the winter clothes. Had everyone try everything on ( Bear was acting like he was being tortured ) . We cleaned out the drawers , made a list of what was needed, than put the summer stuff away. I'm going to take out the winter blankets today and switch everything out when I do the sheets tomorrow. Yesterday I ran out to Walmart to pick up a couple of things and a found 2 piece short set's for Bear on clearance 3 bucks a set yipee!!!!! I grabbed 3 that gives me a jump on next summer. While I was at it I started looking for Xmas gifts. Bear will need some jeans and long sleeve shirts so he asked for them for Xmas lol he's a clothes horse lol. I grabbed to pairs of jeans and 4 shirts cost me under $40.00. All I need to get for him clothes wise is flannel pj bottoms. He's funny when it comes to clothes most kids I know want clothes with batman or iron man not my Bear sports or strips are is thing and orange of course lol . Sissy asked for a new robe and slippers. Buddy wants jeans. Those things I can get them but any other clothes I'll take them with me and let them pick . They did ask for board games and movies. They have been having game or movie nights with their friends. It works out great and all of the parents know where the kids are so we don't worry as much. I've been picking that stuff up either at Walmart , off eBay or from friends that are getting rid stuff.

Today Hubby and Bear are off to hunting camp for the day. The big kids are working and I'm home alone again hahahaha. I'll be hanging out here and doing a bit of this and that. Maybe watch a movie. Dinner is on the stove ( turkey soup) clothes are on the line. The weather has been beautiful so maybe I'll sit on the deck and read a book. More than likely I'll be cleaning and stuff lol . Must be that touch of ocd we all swear I have. Can't sit still, have to do some thing. Even my post are rambling . lol I'll have to work on that .

Ok I'm off to do stuff lol lol . Til next time have a great day!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

What a week !!!!!

Yep another long week at the old homestead. Bear's tummy troubles only lasted one day and he was in school Monday. The kids had off Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday I headed out to get the monthly shopping done. I was able to grab a couple of Xmas gifts. The shopping took so long this month . Prices have really gone up, but our income doesn't. So I really had to watch every dime. I had a dentist appointment. Had to call in and pick up Bear's zantac script. Hit the dollar store.The weekend rolled around and we got busy with the yard work . Moved more wood. Checked under the house , made some small repairs, started winterizing. Dried 25 pound of fruit. Took out the snow shovels and checked the salt and sand buckets. Made so changes to the chicken coop. More fall cleaning. Yesterday I went out and picked up some sale stuff. Than went to get a long over due hair cut. I was starting to look like I had a crazed poodle on crack lol lol . So I changed my style going from crazy curly to hot iron straight . It takes a lot more time to do my hair now but it's better than the 6 foot fuzzy ball that used to be on my head lol lol . I did freak Sissy out Ia text to her and told her I got my head shaved ( a threat that I make all the time ) Boy was she flipping out lol she ran out to the van when I picked her up from school to check . Yes I'm mean lol lol . Bear wanted to know what happened to all the hair , and Hubby being the smart ass that he is said he gets to sleep with another woman hahahahaha . Yep I smacked him lol lol .

So today I'm all alone. Yep kids in school, Hubby out hunting . Ah the peace and quiet. What am I going to do with my free time you ask...... maybe drink coffee and read a book ????? Nope I'm cleaning and cooking . LOL LOL . I seem to be able to get much more stuff done when everyone is gone. So on the hit list ..... well the chickens have been laying eggs like it's cool so we've been giving the extras to friends and family. One of those friend's raises turkeys so he gave us 2. I'm going to cook them up ( just tossed tommy turkey # 1 on to the oven) . I have the last 10 pounds of fruit to dry . I want to get our curtains washed ( in the machine now) hung outside than re hung. Of course that means washing the windows lol . I have to get the winter curtains out of storage than iron and hang. HA HA than the normal housework and laundry. Maybe a couple of other things depending on time.

So I'm off but first I think I'm going to have a cup of tea and watch an ER rerun ;). Til next time have a great day!!!!!!!!!!!!