Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Summer's here.


I don't want to be a big giant baby, I really don't--but it's supposed to be in the 90's here for the entire future 10-day forecast and probably beyond, and all I can say is "Waaaaaaaaaaah!"

It wasn't supposed to happen this soon! It's only the beginning of June! It's too soon for ho
t and humid! I was supposed to have a couple more weeks!

Every year I take it harder (insert rueful laugh.) The summers are going to be what drives me out of Virginia, I swear it!

Anyway, here's a couple of red pictures--from indoors this time. Although I can't stay inside till this heat wave's over, so I may as well go out and get some groceries. Ugh.

It's been fun the past couple of days, looking for red things in my daily life.

Look at what I got in the mail yesterday from my awesome mom!


She's made quilted tote bags for my sister and my sister-in-law, and a number of people she works with, but I never felt like I needed one. Then a few months ago, I started using reusable grocery bags, and I thought to myself how nice it would be to have a pretty bag for my other shopping. I've never been much of a shopper, and I'm even less of one now that the gas companies have decided to ruin us all, so one bag will cover my non-grocery needs pretty well. I just have to remember to use it! I can usually remember to grab my grocery bags, so I think I can remember to have this one on hand, too.

Look at all the pockets inside! I love the fabric--I wanted something darker but still feminine. It was hard to find!


And Mom added little flower buttons on the pocket and the top that just match perfectly. That's my mom all over!

4 comments:

Mimi said...

Wow! That tote is absolutely gorgeous! What a great mom.

And, hey, my couch is always available if you want to come visit during the summer. Although, you have to remember the cats will sleep with you.

Michele said...

What a beautiful bag, and how sweet of you mom! I love the reason you're using it, too!! Go green!!!!! :-)

We're still waiting for the warm weather here in Northern California. Hopefully this week???

Michele
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Katy Lin :) said...

what a neat bag! - i'm with you on the heat, too! we broke down and turned the air conditioning on already! (really early for us, lol!) it wouldn't be so bad but for the humidity!

scrappintrish said...

Awesome tote! My Aunt made me one similiar to that. But it was just two colors and didn't have so much "Bling" on it. That is beautiful!

I so know what you mean about the weather. I live in PA and it got 97here the other day! Tell me that isn't awful. I hate hot weather, we just do not mix. :) It has cooled off a little the past couple of days, only in the 80's, I can't complain. :)