yeh right!

So, my husband's scooter was stolen last week...right out of our drive way. Isn't that nice. We joke about living in "the hood", and I guess we do when things like that can happen. A neighbor was robbed at knifepoint in that same time period too. Scarrrry!

We haven't seen or heard anything about the bike yet...crossing our fingers something will appear.

To make things a little better, he got a good job shooting a tailgate party...not just any party...a huge tented richy rich party outside of OUs stadium. It was for the bedlam game. Don't think I didn't take my knitting...my sister was appauled, she just doesn't get it. All the little loaded (you could take that either way) ladies were eyeballing me and telling me how beautiful my work was. They were so jealous...they were bored too and had nothing to do but watch the game and drink free booze. It was a pretty cool event though...cool to be included.
So, I've gotten a little further on the ol' lap blanket...I'm on a second skein of green anyway...yippie.

The boy is off at Grandma and Papa's house. We call it Camp Cushing. He loves it there and is having a great time taking over their home, but we are missing him something awful...all that energy is gone from our home and it is way too quiet. You think we're ready for kids? Maybe so.

I've pretty much gotten all my Christmas shopping done...just need to get some stocking stuffers for JD and the boy. That feels good that I'm ahead of the game. I need to get started on the beaded bouquet I'm doing for a friend's wedding though. I have a month to complete...yikes! Gots to get on the ball. Posted by Picasa


Back on the Lap Blanket

So, this is the original that I screwed up somewhere along the way. I have since torn it out and restarted from the beginning since I couldn't find my mistake. It's been sitting in my to-do pile for months now, so I decided this is the one I will finish before starting any other little knitting projects. It's very simple too, so it should take no time to finish it up.

I started going to a Stitch n' Bitch a new friend has organized, Jen...some girls I already know and some new ones have been joining in. It's so nice to be able to hang out with people who don't have an agenda and just enjoy the evening knitting. They are really great too. I look forward to my Thursday nights at The Red Cup. I have to miss tonight though because I am going to the Ian Moore concert...whoo hoo. It's been a year I think since I have seen him last...If you do anything in life and can't see him live, buy Illuminaria, his latest CD. He is so amazing. We all love him by the way. Posted by Picasa


Loving This!

Dressy Bessy is so cool...a band out of Denver by-the-by. Look how cute this paper doll promo is. She is way retro..for real. Posted by Picasa




Okay, I just had to have one more thing to do. I signed up for MySpace. So, now you can also find me at http://blog.myspace/bellascooterista . It's a crazy addiciton...send me a note and add me to your friends list. Whoo Hoo...another thing to do while I'm not working at work! Crazy!
This adorable photo is of a group of scooter chicks in London...how awesome are they! Posted by Picasa


He is so so so so bad!

This is the handiwork of my little scandelous pug dog. He is all of a sudden obsessed with pulling the toilet paper all the way down the hall and then proceeds to eat it. I don't get it. I think he is giving us a lessen of some sorts, but I'm getting a little sick of it. He has done it 6 times in the past week. Why do I keep putting the roll back up you ask? Well, when he was little I disciplined him and he moved on. Out of the blue he decides it's okay to do over and over and over and doesn't want to mind me or care. He must be needing more fiber or something. Can anyone answer me why dogs like paper products so much? He's driving me batty. Posted by Picasa


A Little Bit O' Henna

Loving this!!! Oh my goodness...sweet Jesus!
One of our artists at The Girlie Show, Jennifer Cinocco, does henna. And since we were so busy the week of the event and didn't get to get some for the party...we could hardly stand it and had to get it done last week. It is absolutely gorgeous. I've gotten so much attention from it...like I need any more...ha ha! It's a beautiful accessory for sure. I also did a couple of small ones for potential real tattoo placement...fun!

For those who don't know the henna process...it last two weeks...already starting to fade after only a week. Look how dark it is on the second day. The process is over 500 years old and is used traditionally in Indian and Asia. Henna is a plant. It is ground up and made very fine and made into a paste using things like tea tree oil, lemon and sugar. Jennifer did it all freehand...she's amazing...using a tiny cone similar to what you would use when decorating a cake. You let it dry and keep it protected over night and then it all flakes off and you are left with the gorgeous stain. I am so in love with this whole process and end result. This is my new addiction...you will see more in the future for sure. Posted by Picasa

This is what the henna looks like with the paste on. It is in drying mode right now and is a deep dark brown color...amazing.