Skip to main content

Ho Ho Ho

So what did you get?

I got a 7 year old girl curled up in my bed at 3 in the morning sobbing that she couldn't open her presents yet. A nearly 2 year old who refused to open his gifts. And a present from my brothers and sisters (ralexwin's side) that absolutely rocked my world!

You guys are the best!

As soon as my loving husband said that they'd sent something that I'd be excited about I knew what it was but then I opened it up and held the book in my hands and squealed in delight.

Not only that but my awesome family got the author to include an inscription for me... Woo Hoo!

Brandon Sanderson rocks my world and I'm telling you if you like fantasy you will love, love, love this book (and the two that come before it).

Or if you like The Wheel of Time series than you ought to read these books since Sanderson is signed to finish TWOT for Jordan (who died last year).

I'm so pumped for it all. Ralexwin and I have been reading The Hero of Ages non-stop since Christmas every spare moment we have we lock ourselves in our room and read to each other. This generally means a lot of door pounding on the part of our children but we have managed to ignore it long enough to get several chapters a day in.

We're almost done and we are now having a hard time putting it down.

Oh, I love Brandon Sanderson's work. I could go on for pages.

But that's not why I'm here... I'm here to tell you that that was my best Christmas present.

What was yours?


The Paynes said…
THat's so funny, Trent loves the Wheel of Time . I'll have to let him know about this author.
Dan and Kaz said…
I got the complete series of FRIENDS on dvd. I already have all the seasons but they are from when they where originally put out but i have watched them so many times that some of the disc no longer work. So yay. And LOST season 4.

Popular posts from this blog

Altered Shoe Art: Ring Holder Shoe Tutorial

This was my week two craft for So You Think You're Crafty. I placed third that week for this one. I thought you might enjoy finding out how I made it.

I tried about a million different decorations before settling on one that didn't drown out my rings. I wanted them to the focal point. This is also why I went with black fabric and not something more vivid.

Don't be intimidated by the lack of 101 I'm giving you. It really is a straight forward sort of project. If you know how to use a glue gun without burning yourself you can do this. Just be sure to dust off your imaginative brain space first. :)

The one important thing you might be wondering is how I got the pink fabric to stick to the shoe. I really just Mod Podged it on.

There are several different ways to make ring tubes that you can find online. One I saw used that colored foam paper stuff that you find in the kids craft section. I thought that might have been easier, but I had scraps of batting lying around so I …

How-To Pretend You Work For Anthropologie

The problem with Anthropologie is that they cost way too much money. WAY TOO MUCH! I mean, come on--these book boxes:

Cost $68-$188!

Do you have that kind of money?

I don't, but you know what I do have? I have a library with a cart full of free books that no one really cares about! So guess what I did... I made my own (and then I gave them away because I really don't have anywhere to put them).

Here's how.

What do you think?

Mutterings of a Middle-Aged Dreamer

Use your words, my dear sweet soul, they are inside of you... So find them. Write, you silly girl, write so hard the world will never forget you.
But does it matter if the world remembers you? 
Age begins to press its hands upon your chest and the need to be remembered seems to increase with the pressure. 
That's not a line of thought you're interested in pursuing. 
Live in the now.
Does it matter if the world remembers you if your neighbor is going hungry? 
Perhaps age is merely pushing you out the door. 
Go. Live in the now.