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Five Question Friday, 1/28/2011

Hey Everyone ~

I can't believe Ms. T is already eleven days old!  She is doing very well, and she has her one week/two week old check-up today {I will tweet her new stats when we get out of the Doctor's office}.  Ms. Diva continues to amaze with me with how helpful she is trying to be.  No mean feat for a 15-month-old.  She already has an 'understanding' that Ms. T's binkies are not hers, and is determined that the baby's bottle needs to be held by the person holding the baby.  Otherwise she will hand you the baby's bottle, LOL! 

Having Ms. T at home motivated me to finally get around to redoing the seat cushion for the rocking chair.  A task that had been on my to-do list for waaaaaaay to long.  Here are the results.

I am not terribly thrilled with the finished look, but it is uber comfy.  I used a four inch foam from Joann's {purchased New Year's on sale}, and some micro-suede {also purchased at Joann's during the New Year's sale}.  For the underneath I used some fabric from my stash.  I should have made the side strip of suede longer/deeper, so that you couldn't see the under fabric at all.  So, as much as I hope there isn't a next time... that is what I will do differently next time.

PS - Next week I will start keeping track of my weight loss.  My goal is to be down to 140 pounds by next Christmas {gotta fit into my party dress!}.  My two week check-up from the c-section is on Monday, and I will be posting that weight as part of Tone-It-Up Tuesday/Post-It Note Tuesday.

Now onto the five questions for this Friday ~

1. If you had $1,000 to donate to a charity, which would you choose?  I would donate it to our Church's youth group ministry.  They are always working to take the teens to some really awesome events, but most do not have the financial backing to pay their own way.  They host several fundraisers to help raise funds, and I know that they would spend the $1,000 in a way that will impact the future of these teens.

2. Snow days: Do you welcome them happily or are they a pain in your butt?  I welcome them!  They can be a pain in the butt when I am behind at work already, but they are a welcome break.  Of course, living in Central Texas we don't tend to get them very often, LOL.

3. What talent did you wish you had and why?  I wish I could sing.  I am one of those sitting on my couch watching the 15-year-olds this season on American Idol in awe.  I also love laughing at those that have no business thinking they can sing.  As one who also can't sing... I would never torture you with my singing on national tv.  Truly though, how can some of those people truly think they can sing???  Every season it amazes me, LOL.  PS ~ That Steven dude is really neat, and JLo is too cute!

4. Are you a news, politics or celebrity gossip junkie?  Nope.  Addicted to crafts and blog hopping: yes!

5. What is your favorite "cocktail"? (Are you a beer person, a kiddie cocktail junkie, or perhaps your more the "Cosmo" kind?! Anything flies...doesn't hafta be alcoholic!)  Definitely not a beer person.  But, I normally am okay with anything fruity with rum in it.  {Obviously I drink tons... since I can't even name a cocktail with rum in it, LOL!}

Linking up with:
Five Question Friday at My Little Life


  1. That girl was amazing on American Idol last night! Glad to hear things are going well with the new baby being home! I hope you all have a great weekend!

  2. Such beautiful girls!

  3. You and me both with the singing and that one girl with the long blonde hair that is 15 OH I so hope she makes it to the final. I haven't watched AI in years but I am this year.


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