Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Great Things

I was going to call this "Good Things" but then I rethought the title, because I realised that Martha Stewart probably owns that phrase, and the last thing I need is to get sued by her. I mean, the woman is impossibly well-organised, whereas I would be lucky to even remember to show up for the court date, let alone bring along my list of paltry excuses ("blonde", "4 children", "kicked in the head one (or two) too many times". . .) So I decided to one-up her instead. Take that, Marfa.

In light of the fact that I've not written a blog entry for over a month, I thought of making an excuse list for that as well ("homeschooling", "holiday season", "4 children", "writing like a madwoman", um. . . "blonde". . .)

And then I realised that your time would be more profitably spent elsewhere, so here are some yummy links for you:

a fantastic book, called "Homespun Gifts from the Heart"

another stupendous book called Making Doll's House Miniatures From Polymer Clay

and, er, Google. (OK, I admit it. It was a trick to get you to look at those beautiful graphics and listen to that beautiful music.)

We've been having way too much fun watching (and re-watching) Iron Man, reading good books, and working on holiday projects, some of which I may someday get organised enough to show you. In the meantime, I believe that Martha Stewart has a website you can go to that probably has real, fake pictures of impossibly neat children wearing impossibly clean clothing, capering around an impossibly beautifully decorated tree before eating their artistically sculpted yule log cake, decorated with real $600 truffles. And that can only be a Good -- well, you know.


SM said...

I've missed you. Really.

And that third link? OMG...I know what I'll be doing all day while I' Grazi.

Candace said...

Hey, SM! O've missed you, too. I have been a terrible blogger, but a better Facebooker. Sad, huh?

OMG I LOVE, LOVE LOVE the Orisinal games. Such pretty music and graphics. We actually routed Winter Bells through the stereo yesterday and just let it play because it's so pretty. I love the river crossing one, too, with the deer. Ahhhhh. :)

Slade said...

That's ok...4 children is excuse enough!!! hehe

tshsmom said...

We went through the dollhouse miniature madness here for several years. My daughter made incredible looking food items with Fimo.

Candace said...

Slade - thanks! :) And I'm glad you're back!

Tshsmom - Fimo rocks! I can't believe all of the cool things people make with it. I've been trolling the web for inspiration, and that book has some really awesome ideas. Too fun!

Logophile said...

my children are now addicted to bell bouncing bunnies

tshsmom said...

Merry Christmas to you and your amazing family!

SM said...

Did you give up blogging for the new year?