thirty!!! ok, not yet, but only about 3 hours away! yikes! only 3 hours left in my twenty-something body. they say it all changes when you turn 30. i think it all changed after having my third baby, and decided to continue to eat whatever i wanted. not a great idea, by the way. i’ve always been blessed, along with my sister (so its in the genes – thanks mom!), with pretty fast metabloism. i’ve really never had to watch my weight or what i ate. but since silas was born, man!, after losing the baby weight i gained some back! i know, i know. you don’t pity me. but just listen: when you’ve lived your whole life one way (eating a lot, in my case), then it suddenly changes, yet your habits don’t, its a bit hard to take. i look at my body and think “thats not mine!”. its a very weird feeling. anyway, lets get away from that topic – a bit random, yes?
so what am i doing with my last few hours as a youngster? well, all three kids are in bed (hopefully they’ll stay that way), and i plan on getting some crafting done. i have piles and piles of fabric waiting to be chopped and sewn and pressed and SOLD! i have ideas upon ideas of things to make, but my time has been so short here at the sewing table lately! is tonight the night?! or, more likely, i’ll make myself a banana split and watch a movie (remember the weight thing i mentioned earlier? can’t imagine where its coming from – i eat so healthy! ha!), and stay up just late enough that by the time my pillow hits the head i’ll hear a little voice coming from the monitor by my ear.
but i do have big plans for tomorrow. and they keep getting bigger! we’ll start the day off with a garage sale. no, not the usual “go garage sale-ing”, but have a garage sale. we had to clear out the garage in order for it to get demo’ed this next week (yay!), and we found more junk than we have room for (shocker). and it just so happens that some other neighbors were having garage sales too, soooo… i decided it would be a great idea to host a garage sale too – with no husband in town and 3 little ones – genius! but here’s where the ideas get better: i also decided to give myself a little break on my birthday and hired a sitter to come at naptime and stay for a few hours. i’m going to shop downtown BY MYSELF (unless anyone not 5 and under wants to join me!). so what money am i going to spend on myself? yes, definitely the money from gram (thanks gram!), but also….. (dramatic pause) my garage sale money!!!! genius, i tell you! i am going to be one motivated seller tomorrow morning! so the way i see it, given the situation (husband gone on monumental birthday) i’ve taken my lemons and made lemonade!
zippered pouches are the project tonight (if i get to it). just the cutting out part, though. probably no actual sewing. but here’s a few teasers for you – i’m just dying over this fabric, i love it so much! won’t these make the cutest pouches?!
by the way, my kids have all already given me a gift today: their colds! yuck! i’m just starting to feel all snotty and heavy headed! thank goodness for breathe right strips (they really work)!
good night! i’ll be back when i’m 30!