Good morning and a very happy Friday to ya!! ;D
First I want to say a big thank you to all of you who took the time to share some of your best time-management tips for me. You guys really impressed me with your thought-out replies, and I'm truly appreciative and will let you know how I do after incorporating some of them into my routine. After I get a new battery for my timer. Or a new timer. ;) Wish me luck!
Since I last posted, we've been camping (lotsa fun!), got a new camera (old one died), annoying computer woes (as in this is my fourth attempt to get this posted this morning --ugh!), and I've also started growing my own wheatgrass (I've been labeled "The Plant Assassin" for years, so I'm really excited that things are growing well --so far anyway (yes, I'm holding my breath here)-- and will share some pics with you another time...I'm sure you're just dying to see them -lol!).
As most of you know I haven't had much stamping/blogging time this year, and this time of the year is always especially crazy for me with school and extra-curricular activities starting up (I'm sure you know what I mean) and several very special birthdays to prepare for! I'm still behind a bit but at least I'm making progress. Baby steps, right?!
Today's card uses a really fun sketch from the Taylored Expressions blog, and I used a pretty hydrangea image to coordinate with the beautifully soft Wisteria papers by BasicGrey. (Just don't look too closely at the stitched circle...yep, it was my first attempt at circular stitching and it got the better of me. And, true to form, I didn't have enough time to redo the focal piece so I had to go with it.) Hope you like it anyway.
Well, I need to keep this post short and sweet since we're having friends over for dinner and games tonight and my To-Do List is as long as my arm. And my first stop will be the kitchen: chocolate chip pancakes brunch for the kids (something we all look forward to every Friday...yep, even the hubby comes home to join us when he can, although he prefers his without the chocolate chips --go figure! lol) and then I'm going to try out a new Martha Stewart recipe that sounded delicious called Pumpkin-Swirl Brownies (I'm sooooo glad it's pumpkin season again!!) --it won't complement the homemade Rocky Road ice cream all that well, but at least the flavors won't clash too badly should some of us decide to have a little of both tonight. ;P
Hope you all enjoy your Friday...it's a great way to kick off a wonderful weekend! ;)