Can you believe it? Holy Moly! It just seems like not that long ago I hit 1 million! Thanks so much everyone for reading my blog and sticking with my silliness and not so great lingo and and spelling and grammar and my wordage…in fact I got an email from Lorree, and she asked if I knew what Nookie was, and I thought well its like smooching, the serious kind, and so I looked it up and well I guess it means a bit more then smooching, well it probably starts out as smooching…unless you got a big old cold sore like me…ugh! I can name it, it is that big…I'm gonna call it "not tonight honey!" So anyway back to Nookie, so I guess I'll just call my Nook by it's regular name on my blog, and use my little pet name for it in my head. Cause I could totally see someone new reading my blog and going "What!!????" Lorree and I did get a laugh about it though.
Here is another little ATC card for my tray. This is based on a card by the most talented Teneale Williams.
Stamp Set: Because I Care, French Foliage (which was in an old mini, lets hope it shows back up) hmmm…we were using retired stuff and from minis, so I need to find the No. 5 stamp, I hope we get a set with a whole bunch of these fun little collage pieces like the circle stamp date and stuff, I'll keep looking…geesh, all I remember is looking at the sets I had pulled out and thought that would look good, for the love of Pete, what set is it? Ha! I give up…I'll find it eventually…oh wait, it's from Clearly For You that was in the Occassions mini
Paper: Botanical Gazette DSP, Very Vanilla
Ink: Marina Mist, Old Olive, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake – my go to for shabby-ness
So American Idol folks, are you ready? If you didn't see it, please stop reading.
Tonight it is the Top 5 and they sang two songs. Their mentor this week was Sheryl Crow
They started out with my favorite James: So I did not know the first song that he sang but he did a great job and I loved how he interacted with the audience and he totally is so comfortable performing and is such a natural. You know it makes me thankful for this show cause maybe James would never have been discovered…well eventually he would have but now we all love him.
Then it was Jacob: I did not like this at all, and I didn't like his dancing, I agreed with the judges.
OK what was up with J-Lo's hair? It looked like she just got out of bed, threw her hair up in a bun or something, made a toilet paper flower and stuck it in her hair, this was not a good look for her, come on she is like the most beautiful woman in the world right? This proves just cause you are "that" does not mean you can wear stuff like "this". Just sayin'.
Lauren was up next and she kicked butt on a Carrie Underwood song, she was amazing and she looked so sexy with those high boots on and I loved the shirt cause it really made her look skinny.
Scotty: He totally had a blast tonight, and he is so much more comfortable on stage.
Haley: So she sang an unreleased song of Lady Gaga (I guess she sings it in her concerts – I don't know if it is the one that she fell off the piano on or what) – anyway Haley got her blessing so she sang it and you know what? MAMMa are you sitting down? This was the first song that I really liked Haley on, she did a great job…and the judges hated it…hmmm…
Then James sang again, and OMG please just give him the title now so I don't miss it. He sang a beautiful song and when he was practicing it, he had to stop cause it reminded him of his wife and son, so I was sending him strength through the TV and he did so good, we were all crying by the end. He is amazing.
Then it was Jacob again: So at first it seemed like he was going too fast for the harp, and he messed up in the middle, and well I say he is going home.
Then Lauren sang a song for her Mum and Dad, and this was my least favorite song that she has sang in my opinion, I wonder if she just would have sang it without the piano and stuff it would have been better, but the song meant a lot to her and the judges liked it.
Scotty was up again, and boy I loved this one, and come on MAMMa you had to like this one right? I mean it was so romantic, and if this old lower lip wasn't big enough to land a plane on, I might have danced with my hubby for it.
Haley ended the show, and she did pretty good on that one too.
I am not picking bottom three cause since there are 5 of them, I can't remember if they do that anymore.
So I usually vote for three people but tonight I only voted for one, and that is the winner in my heart and I hope in everyone's heart – James Durbin
I can't wait for tomorrow night, Lady Antebellum is going to sing…oh and nasty hair J-Lo.
Have an awesome Thursday and thanks for stopping in! Me and the lip are headed to bed.
PAtrice H says
CONGRATULATIONS DI! You are so darn funny!! Nookie… All this time I thought it was the place to put stuff lolololo (Like a shelf…get out of the gutter!!!) Well 2 Million hits amazing is all I can say!
clara Bender says
Di,You are the first I check every morning! You are so interesting to read and LOVE your cards. Just want to let you know that if and when you start getting another coldsore, start dabbing perfume on it right away. Do this about 3-4 times a day and it will take care of it in real short order. Keep up the great work and congrats on the two million hits!!! Clara,not one of your gals(chickens) tho!!
tammy fletcher says
Oh Di…I totally disagree with you…I think James did a horrible job…the first song was pitchy and bad…the second one was better and very emotional but still pitchy….he is great but last night was BADDDDDDD.
Carolyn G. says
You know, I agree with you! I haven't voted since I was rooting for David Cook a couple of years ago? I voted for the first time this season last night, and James got my vote. Jacob does need to go home. Haley did do a better job on the 2nd song (I didn't like the 1st song at all). I still don't really like her, but I'll bet she gets another week. Love your blog!
Di, are you doubling up on the Lysine? I had one of these a few weeks ago and it was so nasty as well. It was when my daughter and grand daugthers were here visiting. I took the Lysine, morning, noon, and night.
Yes, I watch Am. Idol and here are my favs in this order: James, Lauren, Scotty, Haley, and Jacob. I still do not like Haley as she seems so stuck on herself, but she did do a fairly good job last night.
Your card was so pretty. I am not really a vintage gal, but I do like this one for sure!
Kimberly S. says
Wow…congrats on all the blog hits!
I absolutely LOOOOVE your little card today!! It's simply GORGEOUS!!!! I love all the little collage stamps, too!! They're so cool…and perfect if I just want to add a little something extra to a card!
Dee in NH says
I said to dh that even Di was going to have to like Hailey tonight! LOL! Jacob just needs to go home already! I hope James is making room on his mantle for that trophy….
YAY! – 2 million hits – you are awesome!!
AI – I voted for the first time ever last nite and it was for James and James only!! – he is a true performer – so natural – loved what he sang last nite…Jacob and Scotty can go – can't stand to listen to either of their voices – still think Haley knocked it out of the park – with both her songs…I liked Lauren 2nd song – she can sing – but I like Haley's voice and song choices better…
Barb Mann says
Congratulations on the hits!! Wowzer – 2 Million! On AI you were spot on. What was with JL's hair? My husband said she looked like a birds nest and the TP flower was his thought also. For me, I like James a lot but I think Scotty is my fav. I see James #1, Scotty #2, and Lauren #3 in the finals. Thanks for sharing all your funnies with us fans. Love the card too!
Did you notice the barbie girls (as you called them before) singing backup on Wednesday night? I was like, on my, they must be about 12 years old. They both looked SO young. I guess that means that I must be really old. I agree with you–for once, I liked Haley's Gaga song, but the judges really ripped her. I do think James is the future winner. I think he does best, but I know I won't buy his music if he wins. I'm not that much into rock. He does have some pipes on him!! One last Idol comment and I'll let you go. You know when Lauren sang "her mom and dad's song"? Well, you know what I was thinking? Sorry, but this is kinda gross–but would you really want your daughter to sing "your song"? I mean can you imagine your husband asking for a little nookie (ha ha) and it is your daughter's recording of your song that you are making out to? OK. That would be a total turn off….anyway, that is where my mind was when she said that. I love her voice though and think she is great. Talk to you later!!
Stef Perry says
I'm with you Di, I LOVE James, but it might be Scotty that takes it in the end. I am not a huge Country Music fan but Scotty is consistently terrific and frankly I am always amazed at his performances. By this time you know you called it – Jacob is gone. Lauren had better improve and Haley better not get too cocky or either one of them will be gone next week IMHO!
Oh, by the way, I LOVE your card as well – your shabby is gorgeous!!