So... I had a pretty good weekend. DQ was grounded from TV and Wii for the weekend. I think that lead to some of the peace. Although since she wasn't using the Wii, Sexy Papa put it to good use. I had to remind him yesterday that Itty Bit was NOT grounded. Since he had been playing for the better part of 7 hours. When he kept saying he was almost done, I had to teach Itty Bit a life lesson that all women learn eventually.
I showed her how to stand in a mans line of vision, cross her arms and visibly tap her foot. Sexy Papa didn't think it was as funny as I did. But come on, the poor kid hadn't watch any cartoons yet.
Saturday I cleaned the house. I love a clean house, but with 3 kids running around leaving a trail of stuff in their wake, I am having a hard time keeping up. Anyway I got things back in order and clean(ish). And we finally put up the fishing net behind a collage of frames I have behind my couch.
My brother Steve was visiting from DC, so we had him and my Mom over for dinner Sat. night. Nothing fancy. Taco night with beer. We all tossed the football around for a while and I noticed that my Moms words were getting a little thick. My Mom will be the first to admit her favorite foods are beer and popcorn. But it is not often that she actually has to much to drink. She is a very responsible, 73 year old, family matriarch. So I find it a tad bit funny when she gets tipsy. Thank goodness my brother was here and able to drive her home. She didn't come back for her car until dinner time yesterday.
Sunday I finished stuffing and painting all my Christmas ornaments. I lit a fire under my own ass, because I promised myself I wouldn't work on any other projects until they were done. See I have this problem of starting projects and then abandoning them for something more fun. But I did get them done.
I wanted to get them out of the way so that I could work on a new idea I had about a week ago. Scrapbook Covers. I have 3 huge scrapbooks that I have done. But they are in just plain "books". I wanted something that better fit the personality of the subject. I had been working out the pattern in my head for a while. After destroying the first 2 covers I attempted, I came up with a great pattern. After completing covers for the 3 books I have, I am confident in creating these for sale. I have lots of cool ideas for the ones I want to make and I hope everyone loves them. It only took me about 2 hours to make one, so it's not a huge commitment, like a rag quilt. I will be playing around with them some more today.