Sunday, February 17, 2008

Roy is 32!

Tomorrow Roy will turn 32! Geez, it seems like just yesterday that he was 21 and I was 20, and we were getting married! For his birthday I got him a library embosser. He was wanting one to mark all of his books. The seal has "From the Library of R.E. Garton" around the circle, and in the center is an open book. I tried to take a picture of it, but it was just all white, and you couldn't see a thing. Well, you get the idea, anyway.

Today I spent way too long making curtains for my kitchen. Since we painted the kitchen red, the brown curtains I had up just didn't go, and we needed to get more light into the room, so I made some white ones. I had seen some similar at Target, but didn't want to pay for plain white curtains, so I thought I would make them out of a sheet. Sounds easy, right? Well, it took me about 3 or 4 hours, which is totally ridiculous, and the curtain I made for the other kitchen window is too bad to post on this blog! Maybe Target will have a sale on curtains soon...

I made some more earrings last week. These are two of my favorites. Don't forget to tell everyone you know about!

I looked at over 1,000 baby names last night, and I still can't find a girl name better than Alyssa Mercedes. I am now trying to bribe Roy to let me name our little girl: I offered him sex and ice cream! LOL He still doesn't like Alyssa because I initially chose the name spelled Ellissa, after his middle name - Ellis - which he dislikes, but now I just love the sound of the name, and it goes perfectly with Garton. Plus, if we have a boy and name him Warren Van, then we need a girl name that goes along with it in style and tone. Warren and Alyssa sounds sweet. I also spent time last night calculating my ovulation schedule from June to December and reading tips on getting pregnant. It's getting closer to trying time....

Sunday, February 3, 2008


My jewelry website is up and running!!!! Okay, it's not perfect, heck, it's not really even professional, but it's free!!!! (I make jewelry, not webpages!)