Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Organize your Stuff: Week 7(round 5): WOYWW 131 & Ideas


Time make your list and check it twice!

It is Wednesday, which means we’ve got to check and see desks both naughty and nice! Ok, We have Winter Brain Freeze, but it IS WOYWW (What’s On your Work Desk Wednesday).

Here is our neglected…and therefore naughty desk…


To see the rest of the list please check out the always nice Julia and the Stamping Ground!

This week, Creative Me was challenged to make a monochromatic color card for Tuesday Trio’s Sketch #96. We toyed with purple for Hanukkah, and red or green for Christmas… then settled on blue because the kids were complaining that we had not gotten any snow yet this year… and they NEEDED a snow day.

Part of the slowness in our creativity has been caused by family overload, and PA Me and the Inner Hoarder putting up one last stand for the decade old magazines that really really needs to be purged for this week’s part of the Organize your Stuff challenge. We are on round 5, and it still has not been tackled. The POW says we need some liquid courage and to duct tape the Inner Hoarder and PA Me in a chair.

Maybe.

Also, this weekend, we had double duty birthdays. First, Illusive Middle Child turned 9.

Then, Oldest Child hit the big one and turned 13. We are not old enough to have a teenager. Fabulous Spouse went on his drill weekend. Oh, and the plague struck. The boys were nice and mature enough to at least get sick in the bathroom. Girl Friday caused us to discover horrible new smells in the car. We hate stomach bugs.

Kids are recovering finally. Lots of extra laundry done. Better birthdays than Christmas! Oh and we have been baking! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Oatmeal Candy Cane Pecan, Dark Chocolate Orange, Snickerdoodles and Chocolate Chip cookies down…only like a dozen kinds to go!

Time to start hopping!

31 comments:

kath said...

thanks for sharing your creative desk today...loving the baking shot..they look yummy...happy WOYWW...hugs kath xxx

okienurse said...

Sounds like you have had a busy week in more ways then one! Love the picture of DD/Girl Friday making cookies! The stuff memories are made from! I was so pleased last year when my children, now 32 and 35 yrs., told me that they can't remember what Santa brought but that we always made/did this or that! Hope you have a great week. Merry Christmas! Vickie aka Okienurse
http://www.okienurse.blogspot.com

Annie said...

What a lot you have to celebrate. Happy birthday to all :-) Fab pics.
A x

Ann B said...

Can see the OCD you in the first photo, all those marker pens looks like you have organised into colour families. Now that is dedication to organisation.
Sorry about the bugs and hope you are all better now and able to enjoy those scrumptious looking cookies.
Ann B
#6

Bella said...

Your desk looks busy not neglected...Tag 3 on my desk is the right techniques but I don't do snow so I changed the image to Santa in the water tube!

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Too much family stuff going on! Poor kids, hope they're on the mend now. Nice cooking going on there! You have a Kitchen Aid mixer!! So do I, he's bright red and very handsome. I love him LOTS!!
Hugs,. LLJ #3 xx

Mary Pat Siehl said...

wow you have been one busy lady!!!

Dena said...

What great, fun pics! Sounds like you are one busy lady! TFS!

Aloha,
Dena Jones
http://missdjones.blogspot.com/

Danielle said...

Sounds like you have been busy. The baking photo is great!

Spyder said...

I know what you mean! I don't feel old enough to have a grandson, but I do! Thanks for my snoop! Have a great crafty week HaPpY WoYwW!
((Lyn)) #31

sutty said...

What a week...I hate the tummy bugs too! Beautiful card and happy birthday to your boys...and the cakes look great.

Jingle said...

Yikes! Well, your card is really pretty!

Ann said...

You can always say that your desk in the middle of something - a project of sorts! I like the card!

Julia Dunnit said...

Snickerdoodles? I need to know what they are! The military photos on your desk - just for a nano second I thought the men were standing on front of a stargate!!!!

Margie H said...

Happy Birthday to all!! Cute baker too :) What a pretty card - love snowflakes!!

Laura said...

What a great desk is that all coloured papers it looks so organised. Your children look adorable happy Birthday to your boy and the baking looks yummy. Have a lovely Wednesday, Laura

Becky said...

Thirteen???? Oy! :) Happy birthday to the boys and I'm glad everyone is feeling better! I'm digging the monochromatic blue, would take that over snow ANY day!

Tracey Fletcher KIng said...

that is a huge week... a couple of birthdays and the ever wonderful stomach bugs.... makes me glad it is summer here in Australia!!!! I will take the heat over winter flus any day... hope this week is a bit more gentle and you have lots of time to be creative...xx

JoZart said...

Well if you are baking such yummy goodies the bugs must have gone. Poor you but better now than at Christmas! Happy Birthdays just the same!
Love joZarty x

VonnyK said...

What a great desk and beautiful children too>
Have a great woyww. Von #25

Crafting Time said...

Love your card, the snowflake stamps are so pretty. The photos of the children are great too but what are snickerdoodles?
Wishing you a wonderful crafty week,
Helen x

Cathy said...

Thanks fot sharing your creative space today, I can understand why its been a bit neglected ... lots of baking been going on in your house!!
Happy WOYWW
hugs Cathy #11

Caroline Lovis (Redneedle) said...

Hi, your desk looks quite organised to me. Love the snowflakes on your card. Hope the children are all better now

MaggieC said...

I always hated tummy bugs when the kids were small. The only way I could cope and not join in was to use a whole bottle of Dettol at each session. As a result, neither of our two can stand the smell of Dettol now. Thank you for your visit earlier, and your kind comments. I just wish I could see as much of my cutting mat as you can. You are so much more organised than I am.

Shoshi said...

I love your snowflake card, and your family photos are great - lovely candle light. Happy WOYWW, Shoshi #56

Dotty A said...

Oh there's nothing worse than every sick at the same time... and all the laundry too...!
And you still did Birthdays and cookies... Boy you are a real Woman is all I can say!!
Thanks for the peek into your life..

Kyla said...

Thanks for visiting my desk, loving yours and what a busy week you have had, especially with birthdays in the same pay cheque month as Christmas!

Kyla

sandra de said...

Thanks for visiting and I hope you kiddies recover quickly. Those cookies look delicious.

Amy said...

Beautiful card!!!

Neet said...

Love reading your family stories but hope the bug did not last with the children. Delightful photographs of all three.
Thanks for sharing - Hugs, Neet #1 x

Bridget Larsen said...

It is a hard time of year to be crafting creative
Bridget #21