You like me, you really like me! Remember that awards show where Sally Field was saying that? I really like her, and I do enjoy watching the show Brothers and Sisters, but that darn strike got me all messed up with my TV watching, in fact Jeff and I sat down the other night all excited that House was on, we had our drinks and our popcorn, and it was a stupid repeat. Geesh!
I was watching HGTV today and watching House Hunters, and this man oh my gosh if he was my real estate agent, I would have fired him. I mean, I know it is all a TV show but he showed the girl two houses that were totally not what she was looking for, then he would say "what do you think?" meanwhile the whole time she was like, the bathroom is too small, the yard is too small, I don't like this or that, and I just wanted to slap him up side the head. But while the show was on there was this funny commercial for Black & Decker and the man was like painting the house, and he was getting mad and he would flick his hand back and he flicked paint on his wife's dress, then it shows him drying dishes and he does it again, slam the plate goes smashing behind him against the wall, and basically it is a commercial for a new tool, instead of buying the old pull string mowers, and trimmer things that you pull and pull it is some battery thing...but I thought it was hilarious. It reminded me of the commercials that are for things that are automatic, like you talk to your phone and it dials, you tell your radio what to play it plays it, and you don't have to touch it. It shows the girl saying "door open" and the door of course does not open and she walks into it and spills coffee all over, the guy says "blinds closed", and strips naked in front of the window and his neighbor sees cause the blinds don't close. The funniest of all in that commercial is the guy in surgery and the doctor is like "anesthesia on", and he is starting surgery and the patient starts yelling " anesthesia on!" those are fun commercials. I would love to be in the meetings when they make a commercial. In fact Stampin' Up! has a contest for demonstrators to make up a commercial spoof and send it in and they will show them at Convention, if my BFF Tracy lived here I think we could do it. Can't ya see us yelling at our stamp and ink pad "ink on!"
I watched Ellen today, can you believe 800 shows, I had no idea she has been on for 5 years, I mean where was I? That can't be right? She is hilarious, I used to watch Oprah or at least turn it on to see who was on, but Ellen is just fun and not so depressing, plus she seems so sincere and sometimes Oprah...well...just doesn't.
I wanted to show the make n take for my meeting on Sunday. I know...I know, it is those darned apples again from Give Thanks, but I love them. Plus I love the stamp set Smarty Pants for the fun greetings and wanted to use that too.
So back to thanking the Academy, I won an award today, I actually won it last week from Jamie Sears http://stampinmommyof4.blogspot.com and did not know what to do, so I am hoping I am going to do this right.
I have been given the fabulous Arte y pico Award from my sweetie and fellow INKredible gal Cindy Lawrence. - the clock's tickin' honey!!!
You can check out Cindy's blog here : http://onehappystamper.typepad.com -she is so talented, and I treasure her as one of my friends.
This award is given to bloggers who share their art and creativity making their contribution to the blogging world. Here are the rules:
a. Choose five blogs that you consider deserving of this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and also contribute to the blogging community, no matter what language.
b. Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his or her blog to be visited by everyone.
c. Each award winner has to show the award and put the name and the link to the blog that has given her or him the award itself.
d. Award-winner and the one who has given the prize have to show the link of Arte y Pico blog, so everyone will know the origin of this award.
Here are my picks:
Patty Bennett: Patty is my inspiration to how I want my Blog to be, she was so helpful when I was trying to decide what kind of blog to get...check her out...and take a cup of coffee you may be there a while. http://pattystamps.typepad.com
Jacqui Lines: Jacqui is my little sister and she has just started a blog, she is also a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, but she is a Canadian one. I miss her and can hardly wait to see her in a month! http://sisterlines.blogspot.com
Vicki Garrett: I have never met Vicki in person, not yet anyway. She is so talented, and I always invite her when I do a side swap with my team. She is one of Jacqui's best friends. See ya in May Vicki! http://summerthymestudio.blogspot.com
Jody Morrow: She always has fun ideas, and makes me think out of the box. http://confessionsofaribbonaddict.blogspot.com
Tracy Altemose: She does not have a blog yet, but when she does it will be one I go to all the time.
5 was hard to pick and I did not want to pick people that Cindy had on her list.
So I hope I did it right.
Back to work, thanks for stopping in!