These are a Few of my Favorite Things

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Now that I have that song stuck in my head we can continue.

I’m sitting here trying to think about what to blog because I’m trying to stay in the habit of blogging every day (you miss a day or two and you fall off the face of the earth as those who read my blog can accuse me of know can happen) and nothing is coming to me.  The only thing I can think of that happened yesterday was that Alyce has taken to saying yes sir to me.

It doesn’t matter that I said I’m not a sir. She says I am. Yes sir, I am.

Oh, that and Christiano took his first steps to Jordan. Not to mama. To Jordan. He loves his big brother.

He’s not even 10 months yet. He will be on December 23. I have a feeling I am going to have my hands full with that child. I knew that though when he started crawling the day after he turned 6 months and pulling himself up on things the day after that. It’s a little crazy. For those with babies, it’s easy to compare yours to others,  don’t. I would have driven myself crazy comparing my girls to any other child who started talking before 2.  Neither of them did, now they don’t shut up.  None of my others did things that required good motor skills  this early. They were all right on time or a couple of weeks early. Christiano has 3 older siblings that he has been trying to chase around pretty much since the day he was born.

Though I’m proud, it makes me a little sad. I want to keep him little.  He’s my last baby. He’s not cooperating.

Other than those 2 things, I’ve got zip, zilch, nada, no blog fodder for today.

I thought I’d introduce you to some of my favorite blogs that I go to.

Let’s start with –

Kristine – I’ve known Kristine since before we started digiscrapping and designing. She is a hoot and fabulous to boot! She’s always posting something to make me laugh. And she loves her some cheese in a can.

Kim – Kim and I have been friends pretty much since we started designing.  She’s another one of my beautiful ladies that I couldn’t imagine life without.  She is hilarious too and I love living vicariously through her and Kristine.

Honestly, sometimes I wish I had those 2 women’s attitude toward life. They are just, I don’t know, they are wonderful and I adore them and am so glad they are my friends!

Creative Junkie – Oh Andi. Andi, Andi, Andi. I love Andi. I’ve been reading her blog for years now. She has a way with words that I will never ever posses.  I told her once that my mom is always telling me I should write a book and that if she read Andi’s blog, she wouldn’t be telling me that, she’d be telling Andi that. I always feel like I just know her and her family when I’m reading because she just tells the stories so well.

The Story Of A Princess And Her Hair – I stumbled upon this blog awhile ago from a link at Digishoptalk. I had hair envy. Not just hair envy. Little girl hair envy. You’ve seen my daughters. They are gorgeous. Not that I’m biased. But they don’t have hair like that.  And when I first found that blog, both of my girls’ hair was just growing in. There was no hope with doing those beautiful designs on them. But, Katiana finally has long hair. Past the middle of her back. And I still have hair envy. Want to know why? Because she HATES having her hair done. She loves skirts, dressing up, being pretty. She hates having her hair done. She didn’t get that from me.

That Girl Blogs – Honestly, I just came upon this site the other day. She was featured at SITS (which if you don’t know is an awesome site that brings women bloggers together. I am so glad Sarah Ellis introduced me to it!) I have read through so many of her posts.  She’s another blogger that can get me laughing out loud, for real, sitting in front of my computer. You have to go, just take a little peak. She cracked me up!

Picky Palate – She had me at The Motherlode Layered Cookie Bar. I just sit and drool.  If I could cook like she does, I’d never leave my kitchen. I can’t.  So I sit in front of my computer, gaining weight just by looking at these gorgeous creations of hers. Take a looksie at those cookie bars. You’ll see what I mean. It ain’t right.

What The Forks?! – I love me some Twilight. I love me some Robert Pattinson. But I’m not a teenager. I don’t get all, “OMG, like if Robert and Kristin are really dating I’m so totally going to die.  I like hate her, a lot.” and neither do they. I love these girls!  They have my sense of humor. They just rock.

Letters To Twilight –  yeah, them too. They write letters to Twilight. They also make me roll. I <3 them.

Is that enough for you to sink your teeth into and make up for the fact that I don’t have any blog fodder for today? Well, I have some more fodder now.  I’ve been typing this up and just noticed it was 7:40 and the kids need to get up for school.


On that note, I’m outy.

Have a great day!

ETA – I just got a great invite to a chat from the Entertainment Software Rating Board!

What video game is the absolute must-have for your kids this season? Is it appropriate for their age? Will YOU have fun playing it with them? 😉
Bring all of your video game-related questions to our LIVE holiday chat with two industry experts from the ESRB and GameStop.
If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping, we’ll be giving away some exciting prizes: GameStop gift cards and a video game console!
So fuel up on your video game knowledge and wow your kids this holiday with all the right games.

When: Dec. 17, Thursday, at 3 PM ET

Where: Cover It Live (

Who: Eliot Mizrachi, ESRB Director of Communications

Chris Olivera, GameStop VP of Corporate Communication

Topic: Game ratings summaries & holiday gift shopping

Prizes: Participants will be entered into a chance to win prizes including GameStop gift cards & a video game console!

A fun time will be had by all!  Make sure you stop by!

You can RSVP on Facebook!

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  • Well aren’t you just the sweetest Heather ever??? You know me so well and my addiction to squeeze cheese too! That’s what I love about you…you get me. LOL

    Have a great day darlin’!!!!
    .-= Kristine´s last blog ..Thursday =-.

  • How sweet that your baby walked towards his big brother! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  • Awwwwww – Heather! Thank you so much! You have no idea how much I appreciate your words!
    .-= Creative Junkie´s last blog ..I hope they taste more color-coordinated than they look =-.