Friday, April 08, 2011

I ♥ Michael's grab bags!

David decided today he wanted me to buy him some addition/subtraction flash cards(Lightning McQueen of course) at Michael's- I could hardly turn that down! So off we went.. and of course I had to look around.. they had a few grab bags for 2.00 and after trying to see what was inside, I picked one.. look at the great goodies I got!
I have been wanting some flowers like those, to put in a pretty vase or hanging thing of some sort..I don't have a Cricut of any sort so if anyone wants the Cricut cake tools- post a comment with your email address- I will email you and get your address and mail them to you. I only have one so first post first serve!  I also got this pretty bird-
I have been eyeing these for a while but couldn't justify spending even a few dollars on a knick knack(and one I really don't have room for.. lol) but they were 60% off, so how could I resist?
I checked on my garden today when I got home and look what I found-


My phlox have started to open! I was so excited- I love these flowers..I'm seeing many buds on my others too, so hopefully with the warmer weather we've been having they will open soon.
I just finished watching "The Lord of the Rings-Return of the King." I have been re-watching these movies the past week or two; I just love them.  Even though I know what is going to happen, there is still a sigh of relief when the one ring goes under the fiery lava. lol I am always stunned by the beautiful scenery and the special effects in the movies as well.. they are just amazing and so lifelike!
As you see from my previous post, I finished The Secret Garden today-I had seen the movie but never read the book. I am so glad I read it! While the movie is quite good, it doesn't do the book justice. If you like the movie and have never read the book, I highly recommend it, especially now in the spring. :)
Well, that's about it for now- going to go work on Jane some more before bed. :)

3 comments:

Brigitte said...

I wish we had something like MIchael's here as well. I think I'd be one of the most regular clients, lol.

Deb said...

I don't think that my Michael's has grab bags. I'll have to look the next time I'm there. Nice goodies.

Margaret said...

Oh fun grab bags! I don't know if our Michael's does that. Nice knick knack too! I've never read The Secret Garden -- I must do that. I've always heard it's good. I loooooove LOTR!!!! Are you excited that they've started filming The Hobbit?