Archive for February, 2009

Go West (Again)

Buh-bye Wisconsin… I hardly knew ye.  Back to Washington I fly, hoping desperately that a Culver’s restaurant has been built in my week long absence.   125 completed invitations later, I do not regret my decision to make the wedding invites by hand.  I fully expected the process to be drastically more painful than it […]

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Newsworthy and Noteworthy

Howdy folks!  I’m off to shop with TWP for all the last minute craft supplies we need to make the wedding invites.  I spent yesterday in Madison doing wedding-ness, but I’m going to wait until I’m back in Washington and have time to give each wedding task appropriate coverage (plus then I’ll have photos to […]

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It Doesn’t Take Much…

Okay, peeps, here’s my big excitement for the day… if you read this Weddingbee article closely, you should recognize a familiar name… Hooray for having a teensy weensy shout-out on my beloved Weddingbee.com! 🙂

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Wicked

I want to go again!!!  As an early birthday present, NavyGuy got me two tickets to see Wicked at the Fox Cities PAC while I’m here in Wisconsin for wedding prep.  The seats were freakin’ awesome, and I was able to take my wonderful friend HistoryGirlie (NavyGuy would have come but alas, he was stuck […]

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Dressing a Pregnant Bridesmaid

My Maid of Honor (MOH) is going to be eight months pregnant at the wedding.  Until Saturday, I had been having recurring nightmares of having to send her down the aisle looking like this: (I know, seriously!?!?  You have to hope this is a joke, and yet…) So, the bridesmaid dresses that I chose (I […]

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I {heart} Target

Just a quick Target write-up for the week, because I’m off to see Wicked in just a few short hours!!!!  (And please excuse the lack of photos, because I’m still figuring out how to use my mom’s Mac.) Cheap DVDs!  There’s some fairly recent films for low prices.  Most of them have been out since […]

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Travel and Shopping

The highlights and observations from the last thirty six hours, which I’ve spent either traveling (on a plane, in a bus, by car, etc.) or shopping…  ~ My bus driver from Anacortes to the Seattle airport had a mullet.  For some reason I feel very safe riding in a vehicle driven by a woman sporting […]

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Paper Piercing

This card shows off new stamps and a new technique. The cupcake is part of the Stampin’ Up Darling Dots hostess set. I stamped the cupcake in Lavender Lace and Regal Rose, then cut out the frosting portion of the pink one, and glued it on top of the purple. The technique that I used […]

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How to Fly While Retaining Sanity…

Since NavyGuy and I have been in separate states for much of the last three years, I’ve done a significant amount of air travel. As I’m packing and preparing for my battle with TSA flight tomorrow, I thought I would share a few of the tips and techniques I’ve honed to help make flying less […]

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I’ve Never Hated Reading So Much…

Today was the kind of sub job I’d been dreading. Was it because… a) it involved teaching advanced algebra?b) the children were heinous monsters intent on torturing me?c) the day involved recess duty?d) all of the above?Ha! It was secret option e… a completely unrealistic lesson plan for squirrely twelve year-olds! Oh yes, here’s what […]

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