Saturday, June 30, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

“Thus far the mighty mystery of motherhood is this: How is it that doing it all feels like nothing is ever getting done.” ~~ Rebecca Woolf

Friday, June 29, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your kids."~~Unknown

*I will be switching it up in July, instead of motherhood quotes, I am going to post funny quotes relating to any subject...there are so many good ones out there*

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Drum roll please....Ta Dah!!!!!

It is finished, it is finally complete!
Of course I still need to weave in the ends & clean up the back. 
I am so thrilled how it turned out!
160 lovely granny squares all together at last!

Motherhood quote of the day:

Well, I barely made it today, it's 11:20pm so it still counts for today.

"Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next."~~Franklin P. Jones

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible."~ ~Marion C. Garretty

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Not quite "Ta dah"...

 Everything is together. Lots & lots of ends to weave in, I will definitely learn how to attach as I go along for next time.
It also needs a border, but that shouldn't take too long.

Motherhood quote of the day:

(From a prayer for her daughter): “…And should she choose to be a mother one day, be my eyes, Lord, that I may see her, lying on a blanket on the floor at 4:50 A.M., all-at-once exhausted, bored, and in love with the little creature whose poop is leaking up its back.”
~ Tina Fey (from “Bossypants“)

Monday, June 25, 2012

Granny square update...

One more color to go!


Motherhood quote of the day:

"Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry."~~Bill Cosby

*Sorry I missed yesterday.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"If your kids are giving you a headache, follow the directions on the aspirin bottle, especially the part that says, "keep away from children"."~~Susan Savannah

Friday, June 22, 2012

Almost out of white yarn...

Had to run out to get some more white border yarn...I hope this is the last time.
 The rest of the multi, then yellow & then pink. A grand total of 160 granny squares! I do love to crochet!

Our lives were saved...

It happened one very hot summer evening...

Our BEAST of a furnace & A/C decided to quit.

So, after some phone calls & quite a bit of sweat...
These two men saved our lives in one day. 
*I would also like to thank my parents for helping us out in our time of need xoxo*

Piece by piece out went the old...

And then in with the new...
I know you love the wallpaper!

Cool Air! Finally!!
  This is a job well done by our local guys at New Albany Heating & Air Conditioning!

Motherhood quote of the day:

*It's not exactly a motherhood quote, but I think it is appropriate.

"Forever: Time it takes to brew the first pot of coffee in the morning."~~Author Unknown

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"The joys of motherhood are never fully experienced until the kids are in bed."~~Author Unknown

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?"~~Milton Berle, American actor/comedian

Monday, June 18, 2012

Almost there!

Well, just twelve more teal squares & then a few borders & I will be on my way to completing my afghan!!! I am pleased with the turn out, even with a couple of unexpected changes.
 Of course the kiddos wanted to help out...
 Ruby too!

Motherhood quote of the day:

"The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable."~~Lane Olinhouse, 20th-century American writer

*As a mother who likes to crochet, this is oh so very very true :)

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

It's not exactly a quote today, but I couldn't pass this up!

Good morning "Granny"...

23 more granny squares to make, all because of a color change.
But I have my coffee to get me going.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Connection has been made...

The middle of my blanket has been connected together...still a long way to go, but so cool to have some of it in front of longer just a bunch of squares.

Motherhood quote of the day:

" is still the biggest gamble in the world.  It is the glorious life force.  It's huge and scary-it's an act of infinite optimism."~~Gilda Radner, American comedian

Friday, June 15, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old  is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old"~~Jean Kerr, American playwright

Just a few more...

These need their border...and then it will be time to start connecting them.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Pounds, pounds, go away...

I want to know why on earth it is so hard to lose weight. I know some people like to work out & it's so easy for them, but I also know I am not the only one that struggles with this.  I get so upset with myself, not making any time to exercise. I get upset, because I know it is the only way to lose all these pounds. So on that note, I suppose I should stop typing & do something about it. 
**Leon, where are you when I need a fun little wager?** 

Got a little help today.

Ruby is helping with the crochet today.

Motherhood quote of the day:

"Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing."~~Phyllis Diller, American comedian

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"Do not, on a rainy day, ask your child what he feels like doing, because I assure you that what he feels like doing, you won't feel like watching."~~Fran Lebowitz, American writer

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Motherhood quote of the day:

"Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease."~~Lisa Alther, American writer

Almost half way there...

This is what I am hoping all those granny squares are gonna finish.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Floor Time!

Here they are again....Charlie, Stella & Ruby!
They were having a good time on the floor :D

Ruby even made friends with the gnome...
they had a very deep conversation!

He's Alive!!

Meet Elmer! He is my favorite fun creation I have made so far. You can find his pattern at Again, I am still practicing the art of crochet amigurumi. I definitely need help attaching the limbs cleanly. But he is still pretty cute I think.

Crochet creatures!

Here are my first crochet creatures, thanks to for posting the patterns. I am just learning, so I know I did not do them justice...but I will keep practicing.

Elm St. Face Lift

Eight years ago...
We bought a house...
Eight years later...

We finally painted it!!

Ruby Marie!