*How can it possibly be the last day of January already?!! I started a couple of new projects this year. One is the graphic-novel-a-week, an idea enthusiastically borrowed from Chris, who enthusiastically borrowed it from Lu. The other is picture-a-day family scrapbook, using last year's Project Life kit. I am doing nothing fancy with it at all. Simple, simple, simple. Pictures and journaling. Period. Anyway, just one month into the year...and I'm already behind on *both* projects. :( With such a poor start, I considered abandoning them. But then I realized that was pure craziness--I'm enjoying the hell out of both of them, so why quit simply because I'm behind, right?
These are weeks 2 and 3 of our Project Life album. (I didn't post week 1 because it had a picture of Gray and his therapist, and I obviously don't want to post anyone's picture without their permission.) Like I said, nothing fancy. I do miss having time to spend scrapbooking, but until that time exists again, I'm thrilled to have this simple way to record our daily memories.
*I have a loaf of Italian Herb Break baking...it smells so freakin' good that I just can't stop drooling. Pretty sure I have overactive salivary glands. Not making that up.
*The whole gang played Scattergories for about two hours yesterday afternoon. So fun!!! I just love that the munchkins are all old enough now that we can do that sort of thing. :D
*Somewhere along the line, I have acquired a mini obsession with old Pyrex dishes. So when Rich and I were out at a thrift store Saturday afternoon, and I saw these two adorable little critters, I just had to have them. I mean despite the fact that I definitely do *not* need any more mugs, how could I pass them up for just 49 cents each.
I also have a slightly larger obsession with glass refrigerator containers. And last weekend, I got the best one ever added to my mini collection. Not because it's the prettiest one I own, but because it used to be my Grandma's. She always used to make Jello in it...so yep, I remember being served food from it in days before some of you were even born! :D (Thank you again, Mom!!!)
*Oh my gosh!!!! I'm so glad that I've left this draft up on my computer, just adding to it as I got a few minutes throughout the day. Because if I had already hit publish, I couldn't show you what the mailman just brought me! (Well, duh, I guess I could have made another post, but whatever.) Anyway, just look at this:
Is it not just beautiful?!! Oh Jason, whatever am I going to do with you?!! See, he posted a picture of his own little project box one day, and I, of course, fell in love with it and told him so. And now look---he made me my very own for an early birthday gift. Oh Jason, thank you so very, very much!!! I positively adore it, and I now must go start a new project so I can use it! :D (Not that I don't have plenty of projects going, but none of them are of the small-in-size variety.) Seriously, Jason, you are far too kind to me!!! Thank you. So very much.
Okay, I suppose it is time for me to finally shut up, isn't it? :P