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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Summer Fun!

See sweet Little Orange there?
He is coming to live at my house with sweet Little Yellow 
that I purchased last week!
My dear friend, Mary Lou, creates these precious tweets.
You must stop by her blog and have a peek!

Put this together this weekend.
We are going to try and do each one.
Wanna join us?

                                         I am joining the coupon craze!
                                  Got this today for 14 pennies at Office 

                                                  I want a pair in every color.
                                        Look at the price!
                                        Even better- 20% off coupon
                            on their website and $5.95 flat shipping!
                                        Payless, here I come!

                                     Summer Swap packages go out tomorrow.
                        Here is what I put together for my partner.
                                                    B- pearl Bracelet
                                  E- Electric Pink nail polish
                                  A- At Home Date Night (beach 
                                    movie, popcorn and candy bars)
                                   C- Cherries in the Snow nail polish
                                   H- Hot Pink Rose lip gloss
                               Charity loves the beach, birds, pearls,
                               date night, shiny lip gloss, nail polish, 
                               and popcorn.
                              Hope this package makes her smile!

I saw my first lightning bugs of the season tonight.:)

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Deliver a Smile

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One initial.

One birthstone or favorite color.

                                                   One special charm.

                           Dancing together on a chain.

                                                  Smiles all around.:)

                     Each creation is unique and special.

                                                                Just like us.

                           Let me know if I can help you 
               deliver a smile.



                                                          Birthday girls.

                                 Good thing I like making them.

                                 They have been keeping me up 
                   at night.:)

Only $16.99.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Making the Best of Things

We spent the night in a strange basement.
Mandy's face says it all.

     The weather was bad.  More than bad- It was
 really, really bad.
 I begged the Lord to not let this basement
 be our tomb.
 I know that sounds extremely grim, but it's 
 the truth.

   My family could not believe I had brought my
 My camera is like my third eye.  It goes where
 I go.

    It was a last minute decision so we grabbed
  what we could and hit the road.
  Nancy Drew was an idea to pass the time but 
  in the end we did not need her.

   God made this night a party for my girls.
  There were friends to be made and bubbles to
  be blown.
  The new friends were even home schooled.
  God thinks of everything.

    Sweet Ruby tagged along as we knew the cat
 could take care of himself.
 I'm sure he was thrilled to have the evening 
 to do as he pleased.  To walk on the kitchen
 counters or do whatever he does when we are
 not there.

   There I sat with my cell phone, no make-up
 on and a serious craving for a Coke Icee.
 Only a few adults were brave enough to 
 approach me. (I looked bad, ladies.)
 The kids were not afraid, though.
 At least 12 kids came over to pet Ruby.
 She was such a sweet distraction.
 Love my little Ru.

   I thanked God over and over for keeping us
 I thanked my friends for being there for me on
 facebook and through texts.
 It was a strange but wonderful night and one
 that I did not foresee.

   I am so glad that God is the driver in my 
  He blessed me with the most wonderful husband
  who does the worrying for me.  His hugs can 
  cure anything.:) 
  He blessed me with children that can adapt 
  and make the best of things- even when it's 
  He blessed me with amazing, caring parents
  that are there whenever I need them.
  He blessed me with you, dear friends, that 
  listen to my drippy posts and still love me.
  (Love you, too.)

   I don't think the cat moved the whole time 
  we were gone.
  My girls want to go back to the basement.
  They had fun.
  Thank you, dear God.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Summer Camp at Home

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The weather here has been insane.
It sounds like a war is going on around us.
Summer needs to get here-soon.

I am looking forward to camping.
In the backyard.
Maybe even... in the woods.
I know, I am shocking myself!

   I want to make crafts.
 I have one that loves, and one that doesn't.
 Everyone loves pet rocks, though.

   I wish I had 2 extra hours every day just
   for this purpose.
   Treasure Island is going to happen this 
   It's featured in the book "Read It and Eat"
   We shall do just that with the recipes 

   The girls want to run a Snow Cone stand this 
 My idea.:)
 Snow Cones rock.

   Another wonderful book.
 If you have not read it, you must.
 Precious stories about a family with 5 little
 It takes place 100 years ago.
 The first story is about a lost library book.
 100 years ago that was a tragedy!

    I am reading this right now.
   Love. It.
   They are making into a movie, as they
   Modern day romance with lots of giggles.
   The lady can cook, write, and make people
   She's cute.
   She also home schools her children.

   I want to hate her but I'd rather be her

        I want to read all the books featured in 
  this book.
   Great books and the recipes are a bonus.
   Wish you all lived closer and we could start
   a book club.
   You don't mind driving a couple hours to my
   house do you?
   I'll let you pet my pug...

     I also want to start a summer camp of sorts... at home.  A craft, some games, a snack, shaving cream "fights", a movie, etc.  I love these ideas.   I would host one day and then pass my kids on to another friend's house the next week.  This way each Mom could have a few free days to themselves.

    Let me know if you are in.:)

Monday, May 23, 2011

Happiness is Summertime

Happiness is Summertime.

    35 inches long.  That just does not sound 
  right. (blush)

   The necklace is really long.  Love that.  No
 skimping here.

   You can wear it long or double it up as a 
  choker.  I love choices, don't you?

     Makes you feel like you've just been kissed 

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Make your Teacher Smile

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I loved being a teacher.

          My students are all grown up now. 
   Their memories of me are long gone but I  
   will never forget them.

           These are a few custom orders I have been
    working on.
    For teachers.

           I would be happy to create one for you.

                 Apple mugs are sweet.
    Trust me, teachers have more than a few.
    Jewelry is a lovely surprise and sure to 
    put a smile on her face.:)
    Beautifully wrapped and ready to give.

"He will come when you don't think He will come."

      Today was hard.

   Did you wonder if it was the final day?

    Someone very dear to me was extremely 
frightened by all the hype.

   Facebook was full of funny comments. I 
  Then I read some negative comments about  
  "true believers".
  It hurt.
  I wanted SO badly to write something hateful.

   I am truly glad that I held back.

           A few of my friends are non-believers.
   They worship gods and goddesses.
   Growing up, I had never heard of such a  thing.

          Those same friends were at churches today.
   Having second thoughts, I believe, and they 
   were searching for answers.
   It's a start.:)

           I need to take the negative energy I felt
      about the unkind statements and turn it 
      into something positive.  
        I need to pray for my lost friends.
        I mean really pray.
        They are good people and I love them.

    I can't even begin to understand how Jesus  
 felt when the Romans mocked Him.

    "Forgive them Lord, they know not what they 
     Grace, pure and simple.

   Today is over and we are still here.

      I didn't think that today was The End.
    It made me take stock of my life, though.

              We are so blessed that God forgives.
    He loves us and created us.
    Thank goodness, He doesn't expect us to be

   Matt. 24:42, 44, "He will come when you don't

 think He will come."

 No stress, no worries, just live each day in a

 way that glorifies your Lord.