Tuesday, September 30

oh, rats..

I have been decorating for Halloween. This year is by far the most done up the house has been. I cut out rat silhouettes from Martha Stewart's Living Oct '07. They now are scampering all over the kitchen area. The one above is peeking down over the edge of the mantel casing. The kids think they are lots of fun, as Ratatouille is one of their favorite movies. The witch profile was also another tidbit from Martha's magazine. I cut it out of black paper, framed it up, then grubbied the frame and glass with brown and black paint.
Hubby has now caught my daughter's (both of them) cold and has had a fever, cough, congestion for days now. Baby A went to the doctor's yesterday and they started her on antibiotics. It has now been over three weeks of sickness in the house and I am going absolutely crazy. I'm wearing baby snot like it was a fashionable accessory right now. I hope everyone is healthy and happy out there, and if you are in the neighborhood, I would recommend avoiding us!

8 comments:

Anke said...

Hey, I didn't know you have another blog! I will add you to my list......glad you didn't left blogger world......big smile, Anke ;)

Anke said...

PS: I would like to stop by, not to catch the cold but to see your Helloween decoration, I bet it looks awesome!!!! Enjoy decorating! Smiles, Anke ;)

Rhondamum said...

That Martha sure has brought out some cute stuff this season!

Well, sorry to say, I have just come down with something myself. In fact, I am still in my pjs. I will keep my fingers crossed that you won't catch what is going around!

ELLIE said...

love love love the rats - just too cute!!!
I am sorry that the sickness is running rampant in your house - good thoughts being sent your way....
when you get the chance -definitely take pics of the halloween decor - would love to see it all :)
take care of you
Ellie

Mary said...

Oh dear, Abbie, I hope everyone is feeling better soon! I love your Halloween decor, especially the rats. How cute is that?!
xoxo,
mary

Amber said...

It sounds like you need some cashmere...let me see what I can do for you...

Cottage Rose said...

Gosh I hope all your family are well soon.
Love your halloween decorations, not sure about the rats thou, they are not my favourite critters! LOL
Rose

Rosie's Whimsy said...

Love the Halloween cut outs!

Sure hope everyone feels better soon! :-) Rosie