Monday, December 22, 2008


Day #21 & #22
My friend Chris called late Saturday afternoon after a
day of wrapping presents for her 3 little boys
and suggested (begged) dinner out without husbands.
Who am I to say "no" to that!
We had sooooo much fun talking 'girl stuff'
and laughing.

We made a quick stop at Target after dinner and filled up a cart.
So typical of Target... for some reason everything looks
soooooo appealing and ends up in your cart.
I found this book their and it's a perfect pre Christmas read.
It's just plain silly and makes me laugh.
There are 3 novellas in it and I started with the middle one.
"The Dangers of Candy Canes"
by Laura Levine
A wealthy suburbanite takes a lethal tumble off his roof
while installing a giant candy cane. Now it's up to Jaine
Austen to sift through a list of scheming neighbors with
dirty secrets in their stockings to expose a murderer...

(The book includes 10 scrumptious recipes)
This was a Freebie applique paper (digital) from
Just go to their website and sign up for their newsletter.
It comes every day and there are lots of freebies, tips,
and inspiration.
I added some digi snowmen, some photos of a few snowmen
ornaments, and 2 pics of my friend Chris's boys making

It took 2 days but our tree is up, lights replaced, and ornaments hung.
Now we just have to sit back and enjoy it!
That's the best part.

Eloise said,
"I have a dog that looks like a cat.
His name is Weenie.
Sometimes I put sunglasses on him.
Then I have to scratch his back with a wire hanger.
I have a turtle.
His name is Skipperdee.
He eats raisins and wears sneakers."
~Kay Thompson



Junie Moon said...

You make the best scrapbook pages, just awesome. As always, the Eloise quotes are adorable.

sassy studio said...

That Eloise......that author just knows how a 5 year old mind works!
MT Ev? You've got to be kidding! MCdreamy tried killing me on top of a ridge during our first (and last)7 hour hike that was more like 9 hours in BC! OK McDreamy did not try killing me for real it was the lightening storm just about got us both! We were inteh wrong place at the wrong time - my hair stood striaght up, quite a sight, I wanted to take pictures but McD wanted to get down...stat!
PS - YOU are the much admired blogger that the Fan left the comment for, she doesn't leave nice comments like that for just anybody you know!
xox Sassy

artisbliss said...

I know what it is about Target, at least for you--their color scheme is RED AND WHITE!! A subtle ploy.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

What a fun day! I love the sound of that book:)

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

What a fun day! I love the sound of that book:)

Christina Tryon said...

I love the photo of your Christmas tree! Have a wonderful holiday and thanks for your wonderful comments :)