Monday, February 4, 2008

Weekend Accomplishments and PSA

Another busy weekend comes to a close and I'm off and running on a rainy Monday morning. I have a lot to do this week and want to check things off my list before I leave this weekend for a couple days at CHA. I'm so excited I'm going to CHA and am eternally grateful to Ms. Emily for inviting me. I can't wait!

This weekend I managed to:
do several loads of laundry
clean the bathrooms and kitchen
mop floors
dust the house
clean up my scrap space
bake cookies
scrap with Heather, Angie and Kelly
do my 52 Card
complete 1 round robin layout
finish 1 layout that's been on my to do list
knit several inches on my scarf
watch Superbad with Shawn
submit my Fashionista application and project
start some canvases for a secret project
surf the internet

Whew! Can you tell I didn't watch the a lot of stuff done around the house instead! Here's one layout I did this weekend..had the journaling in my head for awhile...some wishes for my 30th year:

This week's 52 Card prompt "Struggle" came from Andrea. I will admit I had no idea what I was going to do for this card and than it hit me...the weekly stuggle with my to do list, work, me time, balance.....

I really like this little quote and have been on a quest to simplify things lately:

And now on to my little PSA. Tomorrow is Super Tuesday. If you live in a state that is holding primary elections tomorrow...GO VOTE! I mailed my early ballot Friday. I meant to send it in earlier in the week, but I was still investigating candidates. I won't discuss politics, as I know I have differing views from some of my blog readers, I just want to encourage each and everyone of you to vote. It's important. I belong to a generation of disillusioned voters, but if you don't vote, you can't complain. The system may be broken, but its the system we have, so you must work with it.....go exercise your right and VOTE!


AnilĂș Magloire February 4, 2008 at 1:56 PM  

I totally agree. I really miss being able to vote.

Love your scrappiness!!

Sweet Peripety February 4, 2008 at 2:16 PM  

Glad you are pushing your blog readers to vote. It's sad how so many don't

Love your work!

Silvitanova February 4, 2008 at 3:18 PM  

Oh, you're on the short list! Congrats Erin, that is great!
I'm behind on the 52 scraps up... but I'll find some time this week 'cause it's fun!

Denise February 4, 2008 at 7:52 PM  

I am in agreement. Everyone should vote. If they don't, they have no right to complain. :o)

Barb February 4, 2008 at 8:00 PM  

Have a great time at CHA!
And thanks for the PSA about voting.
WI isn't a Super Tuesday state.

Elisabeth February 4, 2008 at 8:44 PM  

Wow, a mightly list of accomplishments for one weekend!!

caroline February 4, 2008 at 9:25 PM  

i totally agree with you about voting. i'll be out there tomorrow!

and yay, CHA!! :)

Anonymous February 5, 2008 at 7:50 AM  

Love the PSA! My son is excited and borrowing the car to go vote for his first time EVER! Talk about historic :) I remember my first vote - it felt so important.

Andrea @ Knitty Bitties February 5, 2008 at 8:37 PM  

WOW ... you had quite the productive weekend. Good for you ... not getting distracted by all those golfers and football players :).

I love your "struggle" card ... great papers, love the titling.

And a Fahionista application ... well you sneaky thing you. Good for you!

I have to twiddle my thumbs until May when we have our Primary ... it's exciting to watch in the meantime!

Hi I'm Debee :) February 8, 2008 at 8:43 AM  

Love your work! Have fun in the next round!
-Debee Campos

metrochic February 8, 2008 at 2:03 PM  

you are living the dream with this CHA business. i am jealous!

sorry i missed your call! i'll be around tonight. your time windows were confusing my brain. :D hee. i am lovin' your ideas, by the by.

Princess Jessie Pants February 10, 2008 at 11:15 PM  

Look at that list! What a girl. Love the card & LO's. It always feels great to balance productivity & creativity in 1 weekend - love it!!

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