Category Archives: rants

Keepin’ it up…

I’ve been on etsy for 7.5 years. Some of my products have come and gone, some things have evolved and I feel like I’m in a great groove item-wise (though things could always be better, of course). BUT lately I’ve … Continue reading

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Who Put The Rusty Nail In My Craft Show Cheerios?

I ran my end of the year craft show numbers for 2013 and I’ve got to say I’m discouraged.  I take the $ I made, subtract the registration fees and yes, I made some nice money.  But then factor in … Continue reading

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treats for the brace-faced

so.  i got braces last friday afternoon.  i was not 100% sure that would be the day, i thought it would be molds and pictures and xrays, but walked out with my upper teeth all braced up.  i might’ve been … Continue reading

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casual monday-sunday.

the day started out with such great potential.  we were right on schedule, we had a plan.  then something unexpected happened.  nothing terrible, but something not-too-super-great and something that added a lot of work to my life.  and hunting down … Continue reading

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loud music

i’ve said before that when i’m in the car alone, i like to listen to a.m. radio because i like to hear grown ups talk… but lately that has changed… i don’t know if it’s because it’s been a voting … Continue reading

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close to home

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is asking Americans to wear purple on Oct. 20 to show their efforts to support the end of anti-gay bullying.  i’m anti-ANY bullying.  and today i wear purple.  there are lots and lots … Continue reading

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on being a grown up…

someone asked me to take pictures at their event on saturday.  i’m freaking out a little.  your husband’s boss’s second daughter only gets baptized once ya know.  YIKES.  on any given day, this is what i look like: new sneaks!  … Continue reading

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Pop quiz, hotshot…

“There’s a bomb on a bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, it blows up. What do you do? What do you do?” the quote will make more sense … Continue reading

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i’m so mad at you.

FIRST of all…. why didn’t anyone tell me i needed a flat iron?!?  how have i made it this far in my life without one?!?  oh, i know… with a lot of fighting and muttering and tears and cursing my … Continue reading

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manic phase = over.

the motivation, it is gone.  i am trying to move into “planning for vacation mode”, but i just can’t get there.  i’ve got piles of clothes here and there, towels and bathing suits there and here, but i can’t get … Continue reading

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