Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Whew..it's hot, hot, hot!

Only 109 degrees here today. Ugh. Went into town and ran errands so stopped at about 8 places. You never get a chance to cool down because the a/c never gets a chance to run long enough. Left about 11:00 this morning and got home about 4:00. And I have to go to PTO meeting at 5:00. I really just want to go strip off all my clothes and lay under the ceiling fan! Ugh. Every summer I say I'm going to move - but I doubt I ever will.

Onto some more exciting things.

First off...I received a package in the mail today. I assume it's from my secret sister. They put their name on the package and it doesn't SAY that it's my SS but I have no idea why anyone else would be sending me goodies (unless I won blog candy?) Anyways, here is the bounty I recieved! A beautiful card made with ALCOHOL INKS, 2 containers of gorgeous ribbons, and a package of chipboard flowers! Great stuff!



Today I stopped by Michael's (it wouldn't be a trip into town unless I at least stopped there!) I had a 40% off coupon so picked out a package of pin backs for my dominoes and then saw they had some sizzix stuff on sale. I REALLY want an alphabet set and they had a couple marked 50% off. So I decided to get one. When I got home I checked my receipt and they took the 40% off the clearanced price. So I got a ganga deal! And my first sizzlet's alphabet set...grafitti! It has the upper and lower case and numbers plus shadows for all of them. Pretty cool.

I also mailed off an envelope to my secret pal. I can't say what was in it (because she comes to my blog I think) but it contained paper items weighing less than 2.5 ounces and fit in a regular envelope. Yet, it cost between $3 and $4 to mail it to Austrailia! Geesh! It was .90 for a one ounce envelope. I'm surprised such a little addition would cause such a big increase in the shipping! I thought I'd send smaller envelopes more often - but maybe I need to rethink that and just send the monthly packages.

And, on another front, here is a card to share that I made using my new House Mouse stamp! It opens on the side (under the little semi circle). I like how it turned out. I hate that these take so much coloring...but they are SO worth it!



Ok...gotta run. Less than 15 minutes to the PTO meeting.

Jane

1 comment:

TheDvineMissM said...

Adorable! That is a cute stamp and you did a great job coloring it. Love the tabbed opening. Thanks for sharine :O)