I’M LATE! I’M LATE!

Late for this post that is! Not even kidding you. I started this post at 4 or 5 this morning and I was gonna’ show you my new Halloween coffee mug and everything! I’m still gonna’ show you the mug because it’s super cute and has all of the Hocus Pocus Sanderson sisters on it. I love it! Oh, and my coffee of choice was a mix of Signature caramel/pecan and Sundae rocky road. Yes, 2 K-cups!  It’s a 24 oz. mug and perfect for early mornings.


Did everybody have a good Labor Day?? We had heat warnings so we spent our day inside in the glorious AC and had hot dogs in the air fryer and all kinds of chips and dips, homemade mac n’ cheese, and tons of those cotton candy grapes, watermelon… Oh, and there may have been some ice cream somewhere along the way.

This may or may not be an accurate description of me on holidays or basically any day that ends in “y.”


It wasn’t all AC and whirling fans for the long weekend tho because, hello?? Halloween stuff! This is the best Halloween store, Spirit Halloween. Such a cool place.

It was really freaky that this guy kept staring at me. Like his eyes seriously follow you… Sorry, Mr. Skelly but you’re a little too thin and you have no heart or brains.
And I’m pretty sure I was married to your twin brother…

Something else freaky? I met my doppelganger! We have the same eyes and eyebrows.

Oh, and I hit up Big Lots too because they have the most random stuff and a lot of it is pretty cool.

These, the pics down below? These, would not be the cool stuff so they didn’t make it back home with me. They moved and sang creepy songs in little kid voices and that’s a big fat fucking nope from me! No creepy kids singing and NOTHING that moves. The doll on the squeaky tricycle was the worst.


This next picture with the flashing lights and spooky Halloween sounds did make it home tho because it’s cool, and tis the season, right??

So, for being a laid back, “I’m not going out in the heat” weekend I was a little busy. Oh, I also hit up Home Depot, Burlington, and the Dollar Tree which, FYI should be renamed The Buck n’ a Quarter store. Seriously. It was so much easier when everything was a dollar. Twenty items = twenty dollars and some change for the tax. Now everything is $1.25 and there’s real math involved. Don’t you hate it when a store changes up your shopping flow? Price changing and moving crap from one side of the store to the other is annoying.

Long story short, I went on a Halloween frenzy and I’ll be posting some of my creations soon.


Have any of you started decorating for Halloween yet? I know it’s early and we have autumn first but man, who can resist the Halloween stuff?? It’s been a long, hot summer and we need that autumn vibe.


Omg. I feel like this post has gone on forever. Sorry for the novella. I hope your long weekend was whatever you wanted it to be and I hope you all enjoyed it! All of you, from the flooding in the east to the wildfires in the west, please be safe.


MIMI’S THOUGHT FOR THE DAY –

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2020 MISSED CONNECTION MONDAY – Who was that masked man?

 “Missed Connection Monday” is brought to you by your local Craigslist. These are real “love notes” that strangers leave for other strangers in the ‘Personals’ section of Craigslist. Or as I like to call it –
“Your local serial killer hunting ground.”


❤ @THE MAVERICK, SHORTIE
I’m not sure how old you are or if you’re single but wow was I attracted to you right away even with that cute mask you had on.
*** Dear Maverick, I think you need to get your eyes…

❤ TINDER SEARCH
Hi, my name is Lindsey and I’m looking for my missed connection. I matched with a man named Peter who is 24, 6’3″ and goes to the U of I. We really connected and I accidentally unmatched with him. If any of you know him, please help me find him again!
*** Dear Lindsey, get in line. A lot of women/men are looking for a peter…
And if he happens to be 24 and 6’3″… BONEus! 
Better to rob the cradle than the kennel.


That quote up there really says it all for me!
To be honest, I think we could all use a new month and a new mindset.
I don’t know about any of you but emotionally I am wiped out!

It’s time for some…
Can I get an amen??!!
AMEN!!!


How’s everybody doing? I hope you’re all healthy and I hope none of you got caught in the protesting and riots.
It’s a crazy time to be sure. I’m happy to say that Boise had a peaceful protest of about 300 people.
Granted, we don’t have a large black community but racism is, unfortunately, in every community.


We’re at Phase 3 of 4 for reopening Idaho. The pools, water parks, bars, and movie theaters have been added to the list and I think that about wraps up all of the businesses.
Phase 4 is just increasing how many people can go here, there and everywhere while still following the CDC guidelines.
So, basically, it’s your life. Do what’s right for you.

For me, due to my compromised immune system, I will continue to avoid crowds, I’ll continue social distancing, and I’ll be wearing my mask when I go in most places.
However, if it doesn’t rain and temps aren’t in the 90’s or triple digits I’ll be putting my new trek poles to work on the trails and NOT wearing a mask but I’ll have one just in case a ginormous marathon of trailblazers come storming up behind me!
Aren’t they pretty? They really help with steeper inclines and they do help you get a bit further on down the trails.
I can almost hear Roy and Dale now…
It’s okay, you can groan.


Needless-to-say, I’ve been getting a lot of crafting in.
Cross stitching, crocheting, and making sparkly bows for my granddaughters.
Anything to keep my mind off of the chaos.
I listen to a lot of jazz music while I craft. I listen to the BGM Channel on Spotify but it’s on iTunes and YouTube (free) as well.
About the only time, I’m not listening to music is when I’m reading. Some people can listen and read at the same time and I have no idea how they do it.
My kids used to listen to super loud music while they did their homework and since none of them failed I’m guessing the music didn’t interfere.

Speaking of reading, this is the book I’m starting tomorrow.
I try to start a new book at the beginning of every month. I have no idea what this book is about but it looks creepy.
I guess I’ll see.


What are your thoughts on getting out n’ about?
Are you going all-in or are you approaching with caution?
What have you been doing to pass the time during the pandemic?
Are any of you doing some crafting or DIY projects?
What about reading? What books are you reading?
Please do share with us because ya’ know, we really are in this together.

I’m keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Be safe and be kind.


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