8.18.2011

Hey Gill-Friend... You're Swell!

Surf and Turf

Hey guys! :) I know, I know, long time no see... I am a baaaaaad blogger. :( I love the freedom from schedules that summer brings, but well, I miss them, too! My daughter is a chatterbox, and lemme tell ya, it's not an exaggeration to say that she talks from the moment she pops out of bed in the morning until she finally gives in and goes to sleep at night. LOL I am definitely looking forward to school starting up on the 29th, but I know that I will also be sad that I won't get to spend a lot of time with her once things get going and we have school work thrown into the mix.  Hahahaha, I'm such a contradiction. :P 

How have your summers been? Ours has mostly been good, and it's hard to believe that it's about to come to an end! My hubby has been off of work for the past couple weeks, and duuude, I am so ready for him to go back! LOL, I love him, but I miss my free time. :P He works for Verizon, and unfortunately they're striking right now, which means our income has been reduced to zero until further notice.  That blows, I won't lie. LOL The whole situation is just dumb, and I wish like crazy his union hadn't made the decision to strike.  Verizon is playing hardball (they're cancelling all our health benefits at the end of the month... sure, you can get Cobra coverage, but that's like ohhhhh an extra $2k a month...) to try to get people to break the picket line and return to work, but if you do that, then you'll be harassed and threatened by union people who follow you around, block your vehicle, and shout obscenities at you while you're working.  Long story short it's ugly, and neither Verizon or his union are on my nice list right now. LOL 

Anyhooooooo, enough about that... You don't pop by to hear my crazy ramblings! LOL :) I just wanted to stop in and share a cute little tag I made using the Surf and Turf set from Paper Smooches.  Isn't that fishy adorable?? I love Kim's images, they never cease to make me smile... See ---> :)

Well, I need to run along for now... Have a great one!

Supplies:
Stamps - Surf and Turf (Paper Smooches)
Paper - Harvest Gold, Raspberry Fizz, Sweet Blush, Summer Sunrise, Stamper's Select White
Ink - True Black
Miscellaneous - Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon, Limitless Layers Die, Clear Rhinestones, Tag Die

13 comments:

Silvia said...

Ti seguo da pochissimo! Non capisco bene la tua lingua, ma le imamgini mi piacciono molto. Bye

Saskia said...

So lovely! :)

Laura B. said...

Love that adorable tag!!!!! Hope the strike ends soon, too!

Marisa said...

Your tag is totally adorable!! Love the bling bubbles.

Sorry to hear about the strike. Don't know if you live in Canada or not, but unions are nasty up here! Best of luck and hope it gets settled soon!

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Cammie said...

Way too cute tag! Sorry to hear about the strike--hope it ends soon.

Julie said...

Hi Heather! I love your adorable tag! Sorry to hear about the strike, I hope it will resolve itself soon! :)

Aimes said...

Hello, girlie! I won't lie - I've missed you here in Blogland! This tag is adorable! Love those bold Heather-esque colours :D
So sorry to hear that things suck right now with the whole strike situation :( Really hoping a deal can be sorted out soon....fingers crossed for you!
Hugs,
Aimes
x

Rhonda said...

I've missed you. You are in my thoughts as your family deals with the strike mess. Hope it is settled soon.

Tenia Nelson said...

So so cute!!!

Tiffany said...

Super cute tag, I really love this, such fun colors! Hope all settles well for your hubby with the work situation! Sending you big hugs right now!

Jennifer said...

LOVE the sentiment! Super cute tag!! (=

Nerina said...

Welcome back to blogland Heather! Your tag is so full of luscious colour - I love the ribbon topper, it's just too jolly gorgeous! I'm so sorry to hear about the work situation for you! I really *REALLY* hope that things are worked out soon - you will be in my prayers!

Hugs to you! xx N