Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Tuesday Morning Report.

This morning I got out of bed thinking about the pool.
So I dressed appropriately.

Then I remembered something.
Really amazing things can happen!
A memory actually surfaced in my head of it's own accord. I know- you can pick your chin up off the floor now.

I received a very cool gift for Mothers Day!

Can you read it?

1/2 hour massage
mani & pedi.

Be still my heart.

Praise the 8 pound baby Jesus I told them,

I made the announcement to them.
Get creative people, think about toes or something!
We are not going out to eat. I am in food rehab.

My card was hilarious.

Loved it.

I am blessed!, and I am counting my blessings; a 1/2 hour massage, a mani and a pedi.

I picked up that card and called to make an appointment.

Not there but will return soon.

OK somethings are WORTH waiting for!

While waiting I began to play,
with these...

This is what you call an ambitious case of fabric fever. I was looking for vintage patterns and found some on clearance. The clearance patterns had to have on sale fabric. The fabric had to have matching thread. Vogue patterns ALWAYS have a ton of "notions" which make the register go into the "ka ching" mode on steroids.

All I have to say is that I better sit down and make this stuff up like right now this week.

If it goes on a shelf for the "in the future projects" I will let my family know that I need an intervention.
Having been a former fabric junky.
Having closets of material and boxes of patterns,
that I finally took to the Goodwill,
because they were completely out of style.

I ain't kidding people!

I hope I have not relapsed.
I actually really do know how to sew.
So sweet Jesus help me- not a cuss a real prayer  I better get to it!
I really would like to have a blue batik sun dress,
with covered boning in the bodice.
Heck I need a stinkin corset!

I also read your blogs today and luved it. Swim time has interrupted blog time but for a better healthier me. I do miss you while I am out there enjoying all of this.

OK well maybe not,
but one thing is for sure--it is bliss.

I am on my way now!
Can't wear a swim suit all day for no good reason.


Julie Harward said...

I loved your card! :D Loved all the patterns and cute material! I LOVE massages too, I have been getting a few, they make me well. I'm glad you had a good mothers day! :D

Kat said...

Oh how wonderful!!! A massage, AND a mani and pedi! Lucky you! That sounds like bliss! Enjoy it!

LOVE the style of those dresses! :)

Anonymous said...

Great gifts and card!! The pool would be so relaxing!! "Food rehab", lol...me too :0)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

LOL about the card! :-)

Loved this post. Sounds like a day!


Sheila :-)

Jeanie said...

I hope you got the massage, maybe after your swim...that would be great. I love those old patterns. My mom was a great seamstress and they remind me of so many she had. It sounds like you are doing great on your quest for good health. Kudos to you.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I meant to tell you earlier that some of those styles look familiar! My grandmother loved to sew and would sometimes make clothes for my sisters and me. It's funny how styles come in circles, isn't it?

I got rushed earlier by a phone call, and I didn't have a chance to tell you that I love them!


Sheila :-)

Pam said...

Wonderful day you had, I'm sure! You are so talented with the sewing! I can barely hem something. Nice post!

Karen said...

I'd take a mani/pedi/massage over a meal out any day. Maybe because I've never had any of the aforementioned. Yeah, you! Enjoy.

Rosie_Kate said...

Oh, that made me think how wonderful it would feel to float this belly and achy body in a pool... Also thought it would be nice to paint my toenails until I realized that I can't reach them.

Enjoy your mother's day gift! That was a great one!

Anonymous said...

Hmmmmmm... I'm trying your tactic next year! LOL!

Happy Mother's Day to you... late. ;)

Chris H said...

Lucky tart.
Nice coloured swim suit too!

Grandma Tillie's Bakery said...

I love fabric too and have to really watch myself or I go overboard! I have never had a manicure or pedicure. I think I need to get out more LOL

The pool looks wonderful, by the way.

Mental P Mama said...

You look adorable!!! Happy massage and mani/pedi! And I cannot wait to see that sundress!!!

Chris H said...

I love your 'projects'... here's hoping you get them done.. I want to see them!

Nancy M. said...

What a great mother's day present! Love the card too, so funny!

Debbie in CA : ) said...

*applause* for Kayla. Great mom's day idea!

Elizabeth scooped up a bunch of clearance patterns at the fabric store and found oodles of 25-cent patterns for prairie skirts, tops, etc at the thrift store. Fabric is next on the list. Let the sewing begin! ; D

Robynn's Ravings said...

I'm here because Kate from Tatersmama sent me. And I'm glad she did! I'm a color woman, too! LOVE YOUR HOUSE! And I had NO idea you could buy retro patterns (probably because I sew about as well as a chicken gives birth to kittens). But my daughter wants
50's dresses and I'm willing to dust off the machine and consider my options.

Congrats on the VERY good Mother's Day gifts. I haven't celebrated yet. Maybe I'll drop hints!