Thursday, July 23, 2009

Morsels & Tidbits

- At lunch, the lady on the treadmill beside me was sporting a shirt that said, "My immune system is stronger than your immune system." Judging by the fact that she sneezed 4 times during the 35 minute period, and I sneezed nada, she's a liar. And so is her immune system.

- I dislike Martha Stewart. I dislike hotdogs more. So when the ladies in the gym insisted on keeping the TV on the Martha show today, I gritted my teeth. When the episode was dedicated to hot dogs, I tried running with my eyes closed and gag reflex on lockdown. Gross.

- Either I am a total genius or just waaaay late to the game. Today I'm wearing a top I found at the Banana Republic outlet that is satiny and slippery, and I spent the morning adjusting it repeatedly. During one of the adjustment periods I found a snap sewn into one of the shoulders with a string and another snap attached to that. Anytime I've ever seen these contraptions I've cut them off. I mean, what's the point? Today, though, I wrapped the string around my bra strap and snapped it closed. Voila! No more slipping, sliding and indecent exposure. Did I just innovate a satin saver, or has this existed for 60 years, and I never knew?

- This month I've made 2 skirts and 2 dresses, and before it's over I'll have made 2 more of each! The orders are coming in :-)


14 comments:

Lindsey said...

Your first sentence made me laugh out loud!

DSS said...

Aha! I've always cut those strings off as well!! I bet that is what they are for. OR...if not, I am your biggest fan :) I'm so going to try that next time.

Black Labs and Lilly said...

For the looooongest time I thought those little straps were to help clothes stay on clothes hangers, but I could never figure out how. My sis finally clued me in!

Lexilooo said...

I just laughed at the tshirt you mentioned!

Also, I am curious about the things you make! I am a new reader of your blog and am just getting into quilting...I've been making potholders, pillows and recently begun a baby quilt! I'd love to see more of the things you've made...!

USCEmily said...

I love those little strap holders! They're so handy.
Also, are you for real taking orders for your skirts and dresses?? Because I LOVE them and would totally think about buying one (or two...or three...)

The New Mrs said...

I also always cut of the little strings... hm. I think you may have just enlightned me! And you should pictures of the stuff you make. I would love to see!

Elizabeth said...

girl I love the bra strap straps. Lily dresses almost always have them :) they are fab!!

Miss HoneyDew said...

I love this!!! I love gym oddities!

QueenBeeSwain said...

soooooooooo icky about hotdogs- I'm there with you

and what crazy person brags about their immune system to a total stranger?!

kHm

BLC :o said...

Haha! Was that a threat ... the immune system comment!? I loooove your YMCA stories. LOVE! I miss the Harris. And Dowd. Sad! Xoxo-BLC

PS: Guess who's flying to CLT tomorrow!? :)

Barefoot in the Park said...

i share your hatred of hotdogs. the make me gag, especially when i smell them.

i LOVE it when i find people's wordy tee shirts to be hypocritical. it makes me giggle.

USCEmily said...

I tagged you over on my blog- come check it out

Beth Dunn said...

Okay I love that you tried to run with your eyes shut! LOL. That is hysterical. xoxo

Heather said...

You are so funny - yes, those are called lingerie straps!