Friday, July 27, 2012

creepy crawly

I meant to post yesterday but things didn't go as usual.  Today I have a card and a story.  I'll do the card first.

 I can hear you thanking me now. 

Reason to Smile and A Word for You set.  Baja breeze, whisper white and crumb cake cardstock.  Whisper white craft ink and Black Stazon.  Woodgrain embossing folder (YES!), big shot, white taffeta, vintage clear buttons, label framelits, white embossing powder, white bakers twine. 

This was the card I made for my MIL's birthday.  "85 and still alive" is her rhyme this year.  She makes up a new one every year.   

I used the Reason to Smile set.  It will only be available for 3 1/2 more days.  For only $5 you don't want to miss out. 

See this button?  That is from the new catalog.  They remind me of my gramma's door handles.  Love them!  But they are plastic, not glass. 

Also see that blue twine?  I just used my ink pad.  I smooshed the lid and then added a few drops of water.  Then put some white baker's twine in there and let it dry. 

Now my favorite part.  See that way cool embossing folder?  That is in the new Holiday Catalog.  I so love this!  I've been waiting for something like this to come out.  You'll be seeing alot more of it from me. 

Okay, now for my story:

On Wednesday, Grace and I went to Target.  We went to get my dad some pants and shirts.  While I was deciding which ones to get, Grace was running her hands up and down the pants hanging on the rack. 

All of a sudden she jerks her hand back saying "Ouch! Something poked me!"  I looked at her hand and it had just a drop of blood coming out. 

Of course I start thinking someone put a needle full of something in there so I tell her to keep squeezing it to keep it bleeding.  I took the pants and was pressing on them looking for something sharp and didn't feel anything. 

Then I shook them (they are still on the hanger) and I see something on the leg.  Want to see? 

My phone takes cruddy pics. 

This guy was about 2 inches long and TOTALLY freaked Grace out!  She starts crying and I put ice on it.  Then run out to the aisle looking for help.  We were in the very back corner of the store.  I flag down a guy and lets just say 20 min. later we were at the hospital.........with our little friend.

She is actually laughing here.  She was on a jittery high because she was so relieved.  The dr. had already seen her and decided that she was going to be okay.  It was apparently similar to a bee sting.  Had the scorpion really meant to sting her it would have been much worse. 

The hospital released the scorpion.  They aren't kidding about that Hippocratic Oath. 

Anyway we are extremely thankful that she is okay.  God was and is truly watching over us.  Plus she has the best "What I Did Over Summer" essay story ever! 

Alrighty then, we are kind of watching the opening ceremonies for the Olympics.  My dad keeps switching the channel. 

Thanks so much for stopping by and checking in. 

Blessings, b.

1 comment:

Mary said...

Hi Beth,

Love, love, LOVE this card - with the white and EF it is gorgeous! That was a scary thing with the scorpion and Grace - I would have freaked out in AZ I haven't seen one yet, thank goodness! Mary :-) (have you seen my new blog design?)