Thursday, March 26, 2009

Joined New Craft/Art Site Art Fire

Today I decided to join a new site to try and sell some of my items on. It is called Art Fire and I have added it to my blog. I got a late start, so I only got two things listed. I will get some more things put on. This site is really cool as it lets you promote your other sites like Etsy on that site along with selling on this site. We will give it a try. I don't have much else to put on today. Since it is 2:00 a.m. Ethan has his play at school tomorrow night so I might have some pics from that.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Fun with Out of Town Family

This weekend my husband's family from the Chicago area was visiting our family. They came to our house for dinner on Saturday. It was so fun to have a few little "girls" hanging around the man cave. Karl's nephew Eric and his wife Lindsey have two little girls Austin who is going to be three and a new baby Addison. Karl's niece Ashley has a little girl Jocelyn who is around one. Their brother Stephen was here along with Karl's brother Keven and his wife Brenda. Karl's other niece Kelsey was also here. It was a really fun evening. Here are a few photos from the night.

I am also adding several things to my Etsy store this evening. Hope everyone is having a happy Spring. Wonderful weather (kind of raining here, but warm).


Wednesday, March 18, 2009

What about this Wonderful Weather

This weather is awesome. I want is to stay this way. It is so warm. It is raining now, but oh well. I had to go and get some shorts today for Ethan and Blake. They both have outgrown most of their last years shorts. I think I have outgrown my shorts too. You know what I mean. LOL!!!! Let's not talk about that right now. Anyway, when I went to Hobby Lobby to get some supplies I found these great bargains. If anyone knows me, you know that I love a good bargain:

Anyway, some of these are battered and torn and need to be repurposed and the some of the Aleece magic added to them. The next time you see them they will be fun and funky, fresh and fun with bright colors, glitter, and lots of stuff. And to think that I only paid less than $10.00 for all of them. Bargains, bargains, bargains.

This is what I have been working on and adding to my Etsy site. Well I need to work on a few more things tonight. That is all for now. Here is a neat quote that I came across:

"Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human." - Anthony Robbins

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Tuesday Tidbits

After a really fun weekend in Chicago I need to get to work on putting all of the goodies onto my Etsy site. I have some really cool new stuff just waiting to be added. Our weekend was really fun. Even though our team did not fair that well the kids had fun along with the parents (ERIC).
It is a beautiful day outside today. Around 70 degrees. Spring is near. Although tomorrow it is suppose to be 40 degrees. The little glimpses of Spring help get you through the end of winter.
I need to go and pick up my Blake from school. Ethan is at play practice.

Monday, March 2, 2009

I Haven't Fallen Off of The Earth

Tonight I got an email from my cousin Toni who said that she started a new blog. I looked at her blog and I thought to myself, I have not wrote in my own blog for a good month. I also thought, I wished that Toni lived near me because she loves all of the same things that I do. She loves to scrapbook, do artsy things, shop.... she is just like the daughter that I never had. Toni, if you read this maybe some day we will live closer to each other and can scrapbook and shop together. Anyway, I have had a cold and near pneumonia for about a month now. I am just now starting to feel better. After finally getting through some antibiotics from the doctor, I think I will live. Maybe warm weather will arrive and things will start to be like spring.

This weekend we will be leaving on Friday to go to Chicago, because Ethan's basketball team made it to the Lutheran State Basketball Tournament. How exciting for him and his class. They did not have a great season so they are going in the underdogs, but it will still be fun. I am going to try and get a bunch of new stuff on my Etsy site this week. I have lots of stuff done and many projects nearly done. I would not be normal if I did not have 20 or so projects started and not finished.

Thats all for now