Good Afternoon

Today is the first day of NaNoWriMo, and I think my writing bug has already died. Only 818 words have been done, and all my mind wants to do is jump forward and write the middle O.o WTF? Stupid brain, NO! Well, other than that, it seems to be going pretty well. I like the story so far, as it is in my head, :lol:. It would be so much easier with a laptop or something though. I could go somewhere quiet and think. Or sit on the couch with Josh and think. Or sit in the bedroom with Monkey and think. *sigh* I’m pretty sure we’re getting me the laptop come tax return. This morning sealed it with me hovering over Josh. I had an amazing start going in my head for the book (started last night, dreamt it, and then wanted to write it), and Josh decided he just had to clean up D: at that exact point in time. O.o *grumbles* So I lost it 🙁

In other news, I got “paid” today, so I spent $20 of the $40, and got me 4 templates from Nickle n Dime graphics. I gotta say that I adore the templates from there. I got #2, #9, #19, and #22. I think each month, I’ll pick up a few more, until I have them all, because I can’t choose which ones I like more (hey, birthday is coming up next month 😉 … just kidding). So that makes all of Marina’s templates, 4 of NnDG templates, all of Artie’s (that she’s offering), and all of Manda’s (Faery Ink), that I can use. *dances* Lots and lots to do (well, Artie’s I can only use for personal use, since I couldn’t, at the time, afford $50 for the commercial use).

So now I have to think of themes and things to do, :lol:. Christmas is big on my list of themes to create. I know I’m gonna have a few for me to choose from, :lol:, and might offer those up for sale as well. We’ll see on that. I’m also working on more ideas for the 25 Days of Christmas idea that I had. 🙂 Two tags so far (2 in one day for me is amazing, :lol:), with plenty of more ideas coming all the time. Christmas really inspires me, I guess. It’s such a beautiful holiday, even if you aren’t a Christian. The whole point of the holiday is giving, not the receiving, or at least it is for me.

Speaking of Christmas, we finally figured out a few things to get for Ethan: TOOLS!! Josh was tightening some screws on the dining room chairs, and Ethan was right there, trying to help (mostly reorganizing the tool box, but anyway), and he was having so much fun. *dances* FINALLY!!

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New Theme

*snort* Yeah, I’m pathetic and couldn’t wait. I really like this one. Nickie gets all the credit for this amazing theme (along with the av I’m using). Isn’t it just the most adorable thing you’ve ever seen? I’ll be putting up the Christmas one after Thanksgiving. 🙂 That’ll give me something to do during Black Friday (guaranteed overtime for Josh, :lol:).

The kids had so much fun tonight trick-or-treating, though sadly, it seems less and less houses are doing it, which is really sad. The news and the like claim that Halloween is one of the most celebrated holidays, yet I saw a grand total of 12 kids today. We saw more than that in Florida, and that was a crappy neighborhood. This is a nice area, nice people, and all that. What the heck is going on?
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Happy Halloween

Kiddos with their pumkins
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25 Days of Christmas *edit: 5:31pm*

Okay, I’m sure this isn’t an original idea or anything, but I thought of something: a 25 days of Christmas siggie package. Basically, it would 1 tag a day, starting December 1st, through Christmas Day. Kind of like an advent calender sort of thing.

What I’m curious on is how many people would consider going in on something like that. Current members would get a discount, of course. It would be between $15 and $25 per person and discounts for “group” enrollments would be given as well 🙂

So, ideas?
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New Pics

These were taken as we were leaving Josh’s dad’s on Sunday. It looked so much prettier though there.
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