Forget about the Cookie Monster–Meet Ormie!

After reading my post yesterday about my love of frozen chocolate chips (and my diabolical desire to hide these from my children so I can eat them all myself), my sister-in-law sent me this YouTube link to this funny animated video.  It perfectly describes my life (especially the frustration I feel when my house is void of all things chocolaty).    It’s great!  Hope you enjoy the talent that went into making this.

Click Here:  ORMIE!

I love Ormie’s face at the end.  Priceless!  Thank you ARC productions…or as Cookie Monster would say…”Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum!”


Brag, Brag, Brag!

2008-11-19_084editIf you’re not my family, you won’t find this title funny.  It’s an inside joke.   As a kid,  Grandma told me about her neighbor (that could have been the queen of the reality show Hoarders).  This lady was a pessimist…and just a wee bit bitter.

Grandma’s yard was heavenly–flowers everywhere!  Strangers on their way to Zion would often stop and take pictures of her fields of poppies and half acre of irises (every color imaginable).  Once when a stranger stopped and the neighbor was outside, the person gazed across at Grandma’s yard and said, “Ah, that yard is stunning!”

And the neighbor answered:  “Yes, but you should see the inside of her house.  She only takes care of the outside.”  (And that from a woman who had to push boxes and junk out of her way to get anywhere in her house…even to the kitchen table.  Ha!) Continue reading