Friday, April 8, 2011

I'm A Very Lucky Woman

Hello lovely people!

Oh my stars
where I have I been all week?
There's so much to catch you up on
so let's get started.

I was as busy as a beaver...
muskrat this week!

A short business trip,
catch up at work,
a bunch of running around
with errands to attend to, etc.

We still don't have spring
but we've had some warm weather
with more this weekend.

Hopefully it's not too far behind...

I think it will still be awhile
until there are
leaves on the trees though.

I discovered that I
enjoy the taste of Starfruit!
But it sure is pretty....

I learned that eating too much pineapple
will cause me to get sores in my mouth.
But oh it is so good...

I am on day number 4 of not sleeping very well.
I am running on about
3 - 4 hours of sleep per night.

How's a girl supposed to keep up
with her beauty sleep?

big announcement...
I am no longer in love with Colin Firth!

He just doesn't do 'it' for me anymore.

Though I am sure, I will still think fondly of him
when I watch him as Mark Darcy
in Bridgette Jones' Diary.

My new "Boy Toy"
(or at least that's what Wayne refers to him as)
is Matt Damon.

OK Wayne, Matt's 40 years old.
I'm only 46...
I don't exactly think that makes me a 'cougar'.

And yes,
he has a lovely wife,
and four beautiful daughters
but a girl can dream can't she?

Not to worry Stanley
you will always be my
main man
my true love
number one in my heart...

After all...
how many husbands would vacuum
while their wife relaxes with a glass of wine?
(Or is out of town on a business trip for a couple of days this week!)

I may be a dreamer...
but I'm not stupid!

Am I right ladies???

Photo Credits:
Matt Damon: and and
Colin Firth:


Kimmie said...

Love, love, love the piccie of you sitting back with a glass of wine :]

Teresa Evangeline said...

And he's a philanthropist and he's intelligent. And he's not afraid to tell it like it is. And years ago, I never thought I'd put this word in the same sentence as Matt Damon: Yummy. Time changes everything.

Kea said...

I've always thought Matt Damon was great eye candy. And no, he's definitely not too young for you.

Nice shot of hubby vacuuming while you put your feet up. I can see why you kept him. LOL.

Have a great, Spring-warm weekend!

Brian said...

You were doing great until that vacuum thing came out, those evil machines scare us! Have a wonderful weekend!!!

The Monkeys said...

I adore the photo of you with your wine!

I hope Spring comes soon to you!

Christine said...

I can always count on coming here to cheer me up. I think Stanley even has a smile on his face, you ARE a lucky girl, Matt should be jealous.

It's me said...

Hello darling.....i sit here with a big smile......reading your post !! it !!!...hahahhaahah!!......have a nice

Hot Rocks said...

I was wondering where you were! Matt Damon is much hotter than Colin...age doesn't matter! Hope you get more sleep soon. HAppy weekend, my friend! Looks like Spring MAY start to arrive here next week....maybe!

Linda R. said...

What a great post.. Thanks for putting a smile on my face this morning.. That photo of your hubby Vacuuming is great.. I wonder is I could get my hubby to do that. I hope you get some sleep this weekend..

Hugs, Linda

Dragonfly Treasure said...

Matt Damon is great eye candy!!
Love the pic of you and hubby..priceless!

Bossy Betty said...

So glad to get caught up! I am sure Stanley appreciates his exposure here as a man with a vacuum! Yeah! Now THAT is sexy!!

Sylvia said...

Nice you had some warm weather too, Catherine !
You made me smile, what's all that about other men :-)
Matt Damon is handsome but what do you think of Mark Wahlberg ...
Sweet dreams,

Becca said...

I was wondering where you were! Gotta love hubbies that treat us like queens! :-) happy weekend, hope you get some rest.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

HI Catherine, You can have Matt --and I'll take Stanley... Any man who will vacuum while I sit and drink wine is for ME.... ha ha


BeadedTail said...

Hee hee on the last photo! I know there's no one you'd rather have vacuuming for you than Stanley and there's no one he'd rather vacuum for! You two are perfect for each other!

Hope you get some sleep and also enjoy your warmer weather!

Tanja said...

Hi Catherine, lovely post, Matt is adorable but my favorite is George Clooney but the love of my life is just at home my own George.
So dream on girl and I now that youre not stupid!
Have a great weekend with youre one and only Stanley!


Barbara said...

Love that last photo! And, hmmm, Matt's only 40?....

Yolanda said...

Great post and love that last photo.

bikim said...

lovely post!
gorgeous photos!
take care,

Tracy said...

Oh life is so devine my dear! I love the photo of Stanley sweeping and you sitting; it couldn't happen to a nicer person!
Enjoy my darlin' Enjoy!!!!

Ann said...

Oh you lucky lady you. That last photo is priceless. I love it

Linda Makiej said...

Loves these photos!! You have a great blog.....

YHOSIE said...

hahhaha... love the last photo lol
sometimes i do that for real...
but then i feel guilty :D

have a great weekend

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

BIG smiles, sweet Catherine! Your posts always make me smile. This one is great! You enjoy the warmth and the sun this weekend, I will do so too. I am planning on eating bunches of strawberries.
Love to you xxxxxx

Linens and Royals said...

Sorry to hear you are not sleeping well but you look very rested laying back with a bottle of wine while the vacuming is done for you.
I wish you sweet dreams this weekend. XX

*Ingrid* said...

What a pretty post Catherine,I love it all...have a beautiful weekend..

Sarah Knight said...

Hope you get to relax for a big long time!

I'd love to watch someone else vacuum!
: )

troutbirder said...

Fickle Fickle Fickle. Giving up Colin that way. Oh I remember now. Matt was the guy in soccer shorts in I mean Invincible...No that not it - Invictusable. That's the one. :)

Catherine said...

Very nice to sit and watch them do the housework...even better with a glass of wine.

sharon said...

Right there with on Matt Damon. I think it is those eyes and that smile. mmmm. I've always had a thing for Tom Selleck. Again those eyes and that smile. melts your heart. Coming dear...yes my love is still number one.

Pamela said...

Ha ha!!
Gotta love this man! Mine vaccums too!
So Colin doesn't do it anymore? Oh how i enjoyed him in Bridgette Jone's diary and Nanny McPhee!
But hey Matt is pretty cute too!!

I loved this post Catherine!
Hope you are having a relaxing weekend ...and enjoying a glass of wine!!

Pamela xo

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

Loved the post, Catherine! Sorry you haven't been sleeping well. I don't care for starfruit either, but it's pretty on as a garnish. MMMM, pinapple. YUM! You may not be sleeping, but it sounds like you are eating healthy. WTG!

Luiza said...

Hahahaha, I can´t belive it...I had a "crush" on Matt Damon a couple of weeks ago, now I let him go...
So now , I have no one...Well, my husband of course ;).

You seem to have been buisy, I hope it calms down soon.

Spring is on it´s way, I´m sure =).

Have a lovely sunday.

justine said...

what a wonderful post! I agree about Colin Firth, hope you manage to get some sleep soon!

Kat_RN said...

And, don't forget, he has a sense of humor! Yes, you are a smart lady. Me too, and mine cooks.
Fun post.

Carole said...

lovely photos..hee hee youve got it right girl ! hubby with the vac...better send him over here give my hubby some lessons :)

HubbleSpacePaws said...

ROFL!! Great shot of Stanley and you... having it framed, are you?

Yep, Matt Damon is a piece of yummm for many reasons! Sadly, my main fantasy guy is with us no more... I fell in love with Patrick McGoohan when I was 8 years old (Disney's "The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh" and "Three Lives of Thomasina." Forget that he was 30 years older than me and happily married... HE WAS SUPPOSED TO WAIT FOR ME TO GROW UP! Ha!

Thanks to the miracle of celluloid, he will always be "Secret Agent" (aka, Danger Man, in the UK) and "The Prisoner" yummy.

zeth radtra syam said...

oh my, i love matt damon too...
love love love

Anonymous said...

Fruits that are highly acidic do that to the inside of my mouth too. Wish I could eat it every day but no can do. I've never had a star fruit before.


Splendid Little Stars said...

I, too, have a vacuuming husband!
sorry about the lack of sleep. That happens to me sometimes. I'm tired, but can't sleep. :(
enjoying your photos as always!

Stacey Dawn said...

Oh I've missed your posts...
Still chucklin' at the last photo. You are definitely one BLESSED woman!

Jaime said...

Didn't I warn you once about the starfruit? lol!

It looks completely magical...but tastes just like cardboard.

Matt Damon is a honey...I'm with you on that one.


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