Archive for October, 2013

Those Who Can’t: Etsy

posted by on 10/25/2013

I know you guys probably think I sit around in my house and it’s covered in squirrel memorabilia. I swear that isn’t the case, but only because I don’t want the kids to make fun of me. I would probably wear squirrel pajamas and sleep on squirrel sheets and eat off of my custom squirrel plates if I lived alone. Or even if I just lived with Troy, he supports me 100%. Plus he sleeps in cat pajamas and he has no room to point fingers.

I’ve mentioned this before, I don’t do any sort of needlepoint. My grandmother tried to teach me to embroider and I straight up managed to stitch the pillowcase I was working on to my jeans. True story. She had to cut it off of me while I cried. SAD TROMBONE FOR CRAFTING.

So, I wanted a squirrel needlepoint and y’all know I’m not going to stitch one up myself (too much trauma). Where does one go in the time of needlepoint crisis?

I turned to Etsy.

And found a “dishtowel” for $9.

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Dammit if that doesn’t melt my twee little heart. I slapped it into an embroidery hoop and stood back to admire my squirrel art.

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And then Troy walked up and said, “Why are those tiny cats staring at the gigantic flower?”

HATERZ GONNA HATE.

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Time To Donate Some Hair

posted by on 10/24/2013

The children both had appointments for haircuts yesterday. They go to my fancy salon and by fancy it’s one of the three salons in town and by salon I mean it is a gal that cuts hair in a space above the bookstore.

Zoe had been thinking about donating her hair and after doing some research, she decided on donating it to Children With Hair Loss. They are a non-profit organization that provides human hair replacements to children at no cost which is awesome.

I didn’t realize that her hair was this long because she wears it in a bun most of the time.

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CWHL asks for at least 8 inches of hair and Zoe ponied up 9. I had my fingers crossed that once the cutting started that Zoe wouldn’t cry or change her mind or you know, freak out like I probably would.

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And there was none of that. She loves her new, lighter do and I am so proud of her for doing such a nice thing.

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I mailed that big bag of hair off this morning and I’ve never been so proud.

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You can learn all about how to support Children With Hair Loss here

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