I had a wonderful afternoon with Deb, my color swap pal. She brought me a lovely basket with soaps, lotion and things that are made by her friend Carol Aiken. All the items are made with ingredients keeping the sensitive person in mind.
Also the UPS man dropped off my soy candles from The Dame Candle Co. in NYC. OMG people, if you love candles and enjoy wonderful scents this is the place. I bought her tart sampler and they smell so awesome. I also bought two tins; one of Rose and another of Egyptian Musk, and they smell soooo good. I'm burning the Rose right now and it is such a clean delicate scent. I just love it. Wendy they are really awesome.
After Deb left I walked to the mailbox with the girls and picked up a fat thick envelope from the IRS. Now my heart started pounding, my hands started shaking and sweat started pouring, I am soooo afraid of these people. I had to open the envelope right away and see what it was about. It seems they are questioning the 2005 taxes on line 26 Job Expenses and Certain Miscellaneous Deductions. I didn't work that year and I am very good at keeping all my receipts and mileage information, I just don't know if Kris is. Well let me put it this way, he does save those things, but he will have to hunt and peck around the house to find them. Unless he was smart this time and stapled everything to our copy. I opened a checking account just for his job expenses, so that probably is a very good thing to get the checks they want, and he has to keep track of his mileage and he submits that to his company so he can probably get that easy enough. It is just the other things, like tools, uniforms, steel-toe shoes etc. I'm glad it's Kris, because he is such an even-tempered person and doesn't get flustered. Plus when they owned a business in NY he dealt with this sort of thing. LOL I hope he is going to be okay with this. I want to say good thing we are honest people, but I also find a lot of times the good, honest people are the ones that get screwed LOL. Let's hope this is not the case. OH and what really sucks about all this, is that we haven't seen a return check in a few years because it is all going to my student loans. The company that has my loans has not acknowledged the multiple copies of disability I have sent them from my Dr. to relinquish the loans and they have thrown me in default. I actually want to send another copy to Higher Education Loans themselves and see what happens, and then if nothing hire a lawyer to get them moving.
Okay picture time:
This is one of the three piece living room suite we bought. It is the rocker recliner. The pillow did not come with it. Dave suggested I stay away from cotton and/or chintz and that what I want to do is accent with pillows, when my girlfriend Ginger heard this she gave me four pillows and they match perfectly. I had just bought a small little throw rug for the front door and the colors are also in the pillows and I didn't realize it but my curtains also match the pillows, only instead of the Burgundy they have dark pinks. I also found a quilt with flower prints and the same colors as the pillow so that is in my living room. I put the loveseat in my library and that faces our fireplace.
This is the heart lace knitting I'm doing. It is going to be a pillow cover. The second picture is accurate on the color.
Damn I had cookies in the oven and just burnt them. This is not turning out to be a good day LOL. Hugs!!!!