Oh my what a difference a few days can make. I am pressing on with bids to repaint the house, remove the acoustic ceiling and remodel the kitchen. We are getting a re-bid on the kitchen cabinets using a different wood and I have every appendage crossed that it comes within our budget. Those cabinets kind of make or break what we decide to do. The good news is I decided our color scheme and I am excited about it. I even think I know who will be doing the work. I just need to give the go-ahead. For now we just hang tight for the new bid on the cabinets.
I have always thought that I would steer clear of the PTA however this year the helium arm has been shooting up. Our new PTA President is a dynamo and is wonderful at encouraging new volunteers. I have also become friends with a couple of the ladies so I am taking on a little bit more than I have in the past. This year I will be heading up the Box Tops for Education (save those box tops and mail to me) and I am the PTA Historian. They are not major under-takings however I just was asked to say a few words at our first PTA meeting. I am not crazy about that public speaking. I guess it is time to come out of that box. I am also shadowing the current Treasurer to take over next year. That is more up my ally, working with numbers. I am trying to keep things in check because I am also reading every Monday to a Kindergarten class.
Tomorrow is a big day for the twins. We go to their Open House at Preschool. They will be officially starting on Friday. I took them shopping for a few more items today. Of course Joey picks out Sponge-Bob t-shirts and Micky wants these expensive girly shirts. Three of his shirts equal one of hers. I had to talk him into letting go of a few of his pants. I want to remove the ones with holes so he would not be tempted to wear them. I think I have him persuaded to wear some new stuff.
At night I have been doing lots of new stuff for Diecuts With a View. They have another airing on QVC and asked for some work. I came up with: