Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Striking gold

I've had an awesome few days- something has happened that has unloaded a heap of crap, crap I've been carrying around for way too long. I'll talk about it another post.
But the after effects are some very pleasant days.
Sunday saw a cubby house built- the first one that's still up and is slept in (paranoia about air flow makes me pull the front corner back). Who would have known when I got the bed it would have these benefits?

I dropped in on a friend on Monday, who apologetically had to run out for an appt halfway through- I got lucky and babysit the 2 kiddies, little rascals! This boy is 14mths! (and yes, hating/loving being squeezed to death!)


Today was a heap of fun and ...errr...stairs! On the way to Nikki's, I stopped at Savers and scored- hence the title. I had my 25% discount card, the crochet blanket was $12.99 (before discount), and the Gocco printer $19.99. The paint-a-bowl has been well received by Little Miss, very keen to start it for Murray, and the Garfield sheet is a classic, half fitted/half flat.

And I finally found the tea towel for Cam to turn into an apron for me- very sentimental reasons! When your best friend grows up on the Gold Coast, then gets her school job at Sea world, it's free tickets every year to the theme parks. As she's now passed away, this will be great to remember our crazy times- plus a gorgeous colour!

So I got to Nikki's studio, and 'bumped out' the stuff for the show. FOUR flights of stairs numerous times. Lots of sweat and dizzy spell. Then lunch, and Caulfield. Bumped in, and finally met Kate, who I've been twitterring with for a while. And remember last year's guest post? Make sure you say hi if you see him this year! Everyone else was setting up, said hi to Jodie, so I don't get in trouble teehee.
Got home tired and happy after a full day- sometimes feeling useful is the best medicine, how lucky I am to know such great people!
Edit: We were approached at the show by a couple of gals wanting help- 3 days (Wed, Thurs, Fri) of work at the show, with surely a lunch break for shopping time! Contact Cherie on 0419 239 580, the stand is for www.stitchnstuff.com.au

10 comments:

Jodie said...

Right back at you ...I'm knackered but it was great to say hi to a few people already...hope we get more than 2 minutes to catch up...

Selina said...

OMG! $20 for a gocco???!!! score alright!! love all your buys!

ecoMILF said...

The Garfield sheet is cool. Lucky you with those finds. xo m.

CurlyPops said...

Woohoo! Bargain of the century!

Cathy {Tinniegirl} said...

That's going to be a gorgeous apron. How perfect.

Oh I'm so jealous of the Gocco. I'm hanging to play with one of those. What a bargain.

Liam's Mummy said...

The Gocco sure sounds like a good bargain! Lucky, lucky, lucky you! I'm green with envy.

Andi said...

I'll be at the show on Friday.
Where are you likely to be?

Nikki said...

THANKS for doing all those stairs with me!!!

You know, I didn't leave Caulfield til after midnight?! Three hours sleep and a busy forst day and I'm knackered.

Hopefully I'll have some brain left when you swing by the show.

Lark said...

That is pure gold and most definitely oppy karma, woo-hoo! See you soon x

Gypsy said...

OMG! You did not get a gocco for $20! Tres jealous here darling.