Monthly Archives: March 2016

Easter Shopping is a Pain in the Brain

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I thought my brain was going to EXPLODE!

Last night somthing happened that NEVER happens.

I got home from work and did not get on the internet!

I know!  Shocking.

I went shopping with my mother in law.  We had gone shopping the day before for new easter outfits for herself and for me. We both wanted something NEW this year cause we wear the same things every single year.

Well, we still had not found anything so we went shopping again.

I had a small headache, but I took some pills and thought it would be okay.

We went to a few more stores and continued to fail at finding Easter outfits.  And the more stores we went to the more my head hurt.

It got worse and worse and worse and worse!

Well, we went to marshalls and my MIL found a dress there she liked, but out of all the places we had went I could not find a dress that 1) I liked 2) fit me 3) didn’t cost $80 or MORE!

Well, at Marshalls I did find a top that I liked pretty good, but it needed a cami and I didn’t have a cami.  And there were no skirts there to go with it.  And my Mother in law and myself both still needed shoes.

So we went to Wal-mart.

By that point I thought my head was going to explode. Like I was surprised my brain wasn’t leaking out of the corner of my eyes or something.

I found a cami there that will hopefully work.  And I found some shoes that I wasn’t crazy about but they will work for this top and some of my other dresses.

Now I knew I had a black skirt at home, and I thought I would look for it last night.

My head wasn’t having it though.  I wanted to scream it hurt so bad!

My husband and son were watching In Search Of, and I took two BC powders then lay on the sofa and watched a little with them.

An hour later my head was still screaming at me.  I gave up and went to bed.

I didn’t think I was going to be able to sleep, but I did.  In fact, I sort of passed out I think.  I was vaguely aware of my husband in the room, then I was GONE.  I woke up around 2:30 and again at 4:30 and again at 7.  But when I was out I was out HARD.

And I woke up feeling better today than I have in a while.

I guess I just needed some sleep, and my head said, if you’re not gonna do it on your own I’ gonna force you to do it.

Need Blog Help!

I’m doing it again.

I’m making another blog.

Because I refuse to give up on the idea that I can spend my time doing something I really enjoy, and earn money from it.

It is a niche I tried in the past, but I’m approaching it from a different angle this time.


It is a craft blog.

In the past I launched a craft blog, but never had time to make crafts to share on it.  So nothing came of it.

This time I am going to have several crafts DONE before I even launch the blog.

Right now I have a whole page of possible crafts listed.  If I only posted one craft a week I have enough crafts to do 7 months of blog.

Of course I don’t have all the stuff to do every craft right now, but they are mostly inexpensive.

Are they all my own original ideas?

Nope.  They are DIYs inspired by Pinterest, Tumblr, youtube, etc.

I’ll do a craft.  Share the process and products.  Share my finished product.  Share what it was inspired by.

Meanwhile I need to think of other “filler” stuff.

I mean, I would like to post a minimum of 3 times a week.  One DIY project a week and….what else?  Crafty book and product reviews would be good, but I can’t afford to review one product or book a week cause I can’t afford to BUY something every single week.  Probably not even every single month.

Unless, of course, this thing actually DOES start earning some income.  Since crafting is my hobby, if it even made enough to pay for just the supplies to do more stuff.

Anyway, what I need to know is:


Please, leave me some comments below on what you would like to see in a craft themed blog.  Really, any suggestion will be considered so don’t be shy!

Loneliness and Bubbles

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Today should have been a good day, because I didn’t have to work.  And I didn’t have a crap-load of housework to do.  I could just chill.

But it wasn’t a very good day at all.  That seems to be the case with Tuesday.  Tuesday is always the worst day of my week.  Every freaking week!

Being home, and in a good mood to start, I dressed up for my husband for when he got home from work.  I was wearing an outfit he likes, and even wore a lipstick color he bought me, not because I like it but because he did.

I put effort into looking nice for him and he completely ignored me.

Yep, didn’t even bat an eye in my direction.  Just went on about his day as if I were not there and were still at work instead of home happy to see him.

Except I wasn’t happy to see him after that.

When it became clear that he wasn’t going to pay a single bit of attention to me I changed into something more comfortable and washed the silly makeup off my face, then made lunch for me and the boy.

Sometimes I am jealous of single people, who can look for someone to love them.  I’m in this loveless marriage, and it is very, very lonely sometimes. (Ah, who am I kidding.  It is very lonely all of the time.)

bubblesAfter lunch I took the baby outside to play.  He ran around a while then wanted to play with his bubbles.  He spilled all his bubbles, and sat down in the mess.  It was kind of cute.

He played with his little basketball hoop, went down the slide once, and spent most of his time running circles up and down the back porch.

Up the ramp we build for our old man dog.  Down the steps on the other side.  Circled around.  Up the ramp.  Down the steps.  Circle around.

Of course, as is bound to happen with a 2 year old playing on steps, he fell down!

He hopped back up, didn’t even cry, but it scared the bejeesus out of me.

He just handed me the bubble wand he was still carrying, and went on his way.

Old man dog went to the vet, and I put the baby down for a nap.  Instead of relaxing I cleaned the kitchen which was a mess.

Hubby got back, and the older boy got home from school about the same time.  They started playing minecraft.

I tried to take a relaxing bath, but could hear the hubby scolding the boys every few minutes, for no reason other than they were acting their ages, and he was getting annoyed because he was trying to play a video game.

So I got out.

The rest of my night has continued in a similar manner, and I’m ready for bed.  But I have to wait for the bread in the oven to finish baking first.

Meanwhile, I’ve made my goals for March (See Marching Forward with March Goals).  Go check it out.