Monday, August 04, 2008

Crazy or Motivated?

Many, many things are coming up here soon at the journey household:
  • my dd's birthday
  • a party with about 125 people in attendance thrown by me
  • 175 wedding invitations made by me
  • starting another year of schooling
  • me working all weekends between now and Oct. 31
  • My dh beginning to work 7 days a week starting mid-September until Oct. 31
  • My other dd's birthday
Not including laundry, cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping, gardening, and hopefully canning, etc, etc and all that other stuff that happens on a regular basis!

And yet somehow I have signed up to knit during the olympics, make a mystery stole, scan in a relative's photographs, start Christmas crafting, make some other gifts for other people, and the list can go on and on. I have about 10 days to get my kids to 10 local parks (except it's a scavenger hunt so I actually have a list of about 24 parks to visit to find the 10 "right" ones). Throw in some random babysitting, wanting to get out for craft nights, and having play dates with friends, and I have a feeling I'll be one very busy momma between now and roughly February 22 (that's how far out quite a few of our activities are planned!).

But I can do it. I know I can. And hopefully I will have fun doing it and not get overwhelmed or stressed out.
Right now my biggest concern is planning food for the party - if anyone has ideas/recipes/etc to share ... I need to feed about 125 people on the smallest budget possible! Actually, someone sent me money today to help cover expenses - I can't thank her enough because really, it was unexpected but will go quite far in helping a LOT. So that will help out tremendously!

Anyway, I have all this stuff to do - and what am I doing? Sitting around on the computer LOL! In my defense, I had a day from hell with the kids (I do love them, but man, we were all haveing off days today and it was not fun at all) and it's late. I can't get too productive this time of night.

So, yeah, I'm rambling, and you get to hear it! Sorry! Expect to read posts full of whining, rambling, talk of too much to do and not enough time to do it all in, but with lots of pretty pictures, LOL's and it was all worth it woven in there as well =)


  1. Busy girl!! I hate it when I overschedule myself... Hope everything goes smoothly and that you enjoy it all!

  2. Wow! You are busy!


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