People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world your best and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It never was between you and them anyway.
-Mother Teresa

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Odious Spring

Ah spring. This beautiful sight provokes warm and happy thoughts in the hearts of many.

Just look at those stupendous colors. The hearts and souls across the country thaw out from a long winters slumber and awake to feelings of joy and renewed life.
Sightings of this kind bring feelings of resurrected hope......
....but to me it means this....
...which leads to this....
...which invarably equals this.....
....and this....

......and this.....for several months.To say that spring was my least favorite season would be totally understating my feelings on the subject. I LOATHE spring. Those nice, springish pictures only mean misery to me . I have year round allergies, but spring comes and every bit of it hits me smack in the middle of the face. I couldn't really find pictures to show how miserable I get but the one below shows how I wish I could spend the next 3 months.

Oh to hibernate in my own personal head bubble.....heaven

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Funny girls

Remember Sophie's hat fetish? Here's another hat. They are baby pantaloons. She looks like a wrestler.
She also has a thing for shoes. I love how she not only got them on the wrong feet but also one is backwards.
Sophie also cannot function without her bears and blanky (not pictured as it was being washed). She sleeps with all of them and if she wakes in the middle of the night all of them are in tow when she comes into our bedroom. Me and my girls have been sick going on 3 weeks now. Sophie always gets high fevers when she is sick so here she is just chillin' with "da poo" and bear. So funny to me that Pooh is as big as she is.
I love this picture of Regan. She looks so beautiful. She is pretty much over being sick. Still has a little cough, but is doing alright. She says the funniest things sometimes!! Yesterday I was laying on the couch while she was playing on the floor with her bucket. She starts "stirring" in her bucket and says, "Mama, I'm gonna make you some yucka, kucka-monkey cookies. It will help you feel so much better!" Hahahahahaha........ When the girls hair isn't done and they don't want me to do it, I tell them that they need to let me do their hair so they don't look like a little orphan. One night in the bathtub Regan says to Sophie, "You have a crazy little orphan bum Sophie!". HHhahHAHhahHAHhah........she kills me!

On Saturday I went to a warehouse full of great deals and got this carpet to cover our living room for $10! Love it. Our floors before were pretty much cement with a couple pink fibers covering it. Having this is like a lush garden of softness...for only $10!! Hooray for me. I also got some freakin' awesome mirrors for $5 each! Still not helping me to get better though. I think my cold has turned into a sinus infection. Peace out!

Think this is Chocolate?

...thInK aGaIn!!!


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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Pay it Forward

1) The first 5 people to leave a comment on this post will receive a gift from me sometime in the next few months!

2) When and what you receive will be a surprise!

3) Then you have to post this "Pay it Forward" challenge on your blog, then come back and leave a 2nd comment telling me you've done it.
This offer does have some restrictions and limitations:
1- I make no guarantees that you will like what I make!
2- What I create will be just for you.
3- It'll be done this year.
4- You have no clue what it's going to be. It may be a story. It may be poetry or an article. I may draw or paint something. I may bake you something and mail it to you. Who knows? Not you, that's for sure!
5- I reserve the right to do something extremely strange. The catch? Oh, the catch is that you must repost this on your blog and offer the same to the first 5 people who do the same on your blog.

The first 5 people to do so and leave a comment telling me they did win a FAB-U-LOUS homemade gift by me! Oh, and be sure to post a picture of what you win when you get it!}Just a little tidbit of fun for those who love to WIN ANYTHING/better the world through kindness!! Good luck!! Happy commenting!