Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Spongebob Applesauce & A Happy Life

Hello Everyone! :)

Today is a crazy day. Lil got the flu even though she got 2 flu shots! Her cough is so bad, she is going in for a chest x-ray today. Then I have a party plan due for a Star Wars party and I still have to clean the house and get it ready for my Mother-in-Law who's coming to visit. I'm lucky girls...she is great! :)

Before all that though...I wanted to say hi! :) I'm all caught up on what everyone is up to...my guilty pleasure of the day! I have a few things to share too! First is what Lil and I did for her snack day. It was her turn and since we aren't allowed to bring in anything homemade, we jazzed up this pear applesauce with some Vintage Spongebob! lol I started out so carefully, but it still looked messy. With 24 to do, I went to town and ruffled them up quickly. I don't know how you girls do it! :) Lil cut the circles and applied the stickers. I try to get her to be crafty because I think it's important to start that early, but also because I want her to craft with me when she gets older! :) I take her to tea for this reason too! Lucky for me, she likes both things! Here it is:

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Next is my very first Esty purchase!~ This was so exciting! I fell in love with this magnet from Suz at ahh! surprise, delight, & joy!

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I could NOT be happier with my purchase! First I got a sweet convo from Suz, then fast as lightning, my package came! There was even a cute glitter embellishment on the outside. Ever so carefully was my magnet wrapped in tissue and shreds with a nice note and even a bottlecap pin freebie! Thank you Suz! :) I adore it all!

The list you see with it has been on my fridge for years. I wrote it one day when I had figured out my priorities. I used to focus on Lillian first, but that wasn't right for me. I see it now that awesome guy and I are the trunk of our family tree, and our children are our branches. By nuturing the trunk, and the roots of our relationship, the branches are nice and healthy. I used to have my 1st priority be Lillian, and that wasn't good for the family...the trunk suffered. I used to think that once I married, I didn't have to work on my relationship with awesome guy anymore...that it was solid. It was solid, but it can't just be ignored...it still needs constant nuturing from both parties. So anyway, I figured it out, put it up on the fridge to remind myself, and all has been well since. The icing on the cake? When awesome guy came and filled out his part. He's not a professional fisherman, btw, just not sure what his ultimate job is. Oh, and the genie refers to my party biz. Didn't want to confuse ya!

So you can see why Suz's magnet was perfect for us! And for my little piece of paper on my fridge! :)

Have a GREAT day all and HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!

P.S. I still don't know what to get awesome guy...any suggestions?


11 comments:

Fete et Fleur said...

Oh my Mere,
I hope Lil is feeling better soon. Hope your party is a lot of fun and you are so lucky to have a wonderful MIL.

Blessings! Nancy

Lucy Bloom said...

Hi Mere, that magnet is really cute, there's some great stuff on Etsy. Have a lovely Valentine's Day,
Lucy x

Kim Hardt Originals said...

Hi Mere! Happy Valentine's Day to you and your family!

XOXO Kim

NANCY LEFKO said...

Mere, get yourself to Johhny Uptowns....now....how about an evening there with awesome guy for Valentine's Day ?? Sounds perfect....

Adriana Whitney said...

Hi Mere, I hope Lil feels better. I agree 100% with you on the sisterly bond.
Happy Valentine's day!
xoxo
Adri

Kari & Kijsa said...

Fabulous magnet...hope you have a fabulous Valentine's....

Have a blessed and wonderful day!

smiles, kari & kijsa

sUz said...

hi meRe!
So sweet of you to feature the magnet and me. I'm so pleased you love it!
Happy Valentine's Day!
iN jOy,
sUz

FrostingsNSparkles said...

Poor little sweetie! My Liam just got over it, and we're having a bithday tomorrow too!! Are we living paralell lives? LOL

Hope your party is wonderful, and that magnet is soooooooo cute!!

SweetAnnee said...

I hope Lil is better FAST
and I love the Spongebob
theme and LiL getting involved.

What a sweet mum she has.
That magnet is cool..there are lots
of lovelies on etsy!!

Hope today is good to you and yours
lovingly, Deena

The Polka Dot Pixie said...

What a great way to dress up those cute spoons! We are big Sponge Bob fans around here! :-) Hope your little one is feeling better soon.

Jenn said...

I can relate Mere! I've had such a tough week with illness and yuck!! Love your treat from sUz!! She is just the best...adore her shop and she is so super sweet:):) xoxo...jenn