Friday, October 31, 2008

Masquerade...

Whew...what a whirlwind of a day...
sometimes, just wearing a mask can make you feel just a lil' bit better...
Was a pirate for the lil' ones' Halloween Celebration at school...All that makeup and the eyepatch, surely hid all the flaws+feelings of the day. I had the chance to pretend to be a PIRATE...'oh ye mateys, arrrrh...' that was a great tension reliever...
Anyway, here are some of the things going on:
First, Happiest of Hallow's Eve to all of you! Was it a fantastic day or what?!
The weather was absolutely gorgeous for such a fun day of romping around
the neighborhood for some sweets.
Lil' munchkins totally enjoyed every minute of the day...
Still editing some of the great pics of their day. Will post later.
Also, working on some sweet photos regarding this . hopefully will be able to download some nice pics of all the great items I received from the fantasmagorique swap...every item was created with such love and thoroughly loved, loved, loved participating in this swap!
Secondly,I have been feverishly working on wrapping my lil' goodies that I'm sending to a sweet kindred soule. What an amazing person I was given... this individual has such a fierce mind. The thoughts that are shared in their blog is quite fascinating. You see, I'm participating in Sofia Barao's "Autumn Swap" I had a blast picking out some really wonderful treasures for the theme which is to 'search for comfort'. We were sent a name of a partner. And the name of the partner must be kept a secret until they receive our parcel. We had to send these types of items to help brighten their Cold+Autumn Days:
1) Comfort Drink
2) Comfort Food
3)Comfort for the Soule and
4) Comfort Surprise...
(We are to post pics of our lil' gifts but unfortunately my camera was being uncooperative...so I will try to post them again tomorrow for all to see...so here are some hints:
1) Comfort Drink=something delectable that can leave a cute mustache on your face and something creamy you can pick up with your lil' fingers + use just about with everything;
2)Comfort Food=something quite rich with a dash of sweetness + a 'Frenchie' type name and something that almost everyone adores + you can make it for morning, noon and night...;
3) Comfort for the Soule- a collection of a few things that this person truly adores and
4) Comfort Surprise=something that can keep you absolutely toasty+warm on a Cold, rainy, gloomy Autumn day...if there's room in the box, I'm creating another lil' surprise to put a smile on someone's face)
I know these hints are so vague but once my camera's functioning a bit better, I will post sneak peeks of these lil' treasures...
These lil' gifts will be on their merry way and hopefully will get to my amazing partner early next week...
Thirdly, been also working like a mad dog on my 'Sweet Marie' pages for the itty bitty book club swap due tomorrow...as hostess...I have a few more days to complete them-whew...Everyone's pages are absolutely delicious and I can't wait to send a copy to Somerset for the call to all "Marie Antoinette" art...will post pics soon...
Now, I hate to end on a sad note but...During all of these wonderful projects/events, my family just learned of a terrible situation + we will be enduring some personal+painful times . I don't like to burden this sweet blog+all of the beautiful readers with such dreariness but I feel I need to mention this, since it will probably influence a lot of what I'm doing in my life in the next year or two. All I have to remember is to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative...so please bear with me as I go through this part of my life...
on this note, I bid you a sweet goodnight...
bonne nuit...
xoxo jo;)

1 comment:

firstborn said...

xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo reya

i am here for you always!!!