Wednesday, March 12, 2008





Some of you may be painfully aware of the "B" word and how it was recently introduced into my life.
You know..."B-U-D-G-E-T"

Well,to bring everyone up to speed,Hubs suggested I go on a *gag* "budget" regarding my scrappy ways, earlier this year.
Of course I agreed *snigger*...(a girls gotta do what a girls gotta do and all that), and went on my evil spending ways, swiftly, albeit surreptiously.

The proverbial fly landed in the proverbial ointment the other day when the doorbell rang while he was home for lunch.
He opened it (but, of course!), and there stood the delivery gal from UPS,her knees buckling from under the weight of my gigantic box.

Hubs was his usual courtious self, plucked the box from her, shut the door and came into the kitchen, where I was now running through a bunch of excuses in my head...

"Angelina Jolie sent me a bulletproof vest to go unearth landmines with her in Iraq"...yeah, that sounds good.
Or, "That must be that new gardening stuff I ordered"...(you see Hubs has a dream/fantasy/wish to see me get my nails filthy and plant something so we can live off the earth and all that...)

Before I could say a word though, he plonked the box down on the counter in front of me.
>"CRAFT SUPPLIES-SCRAPBOOKING"...There it was in big,bold letters, emblazoned across the box.

Hmmmnnnnn.....

"So, how much do you think your scrapbooking stuff is worth?", he asked in a friendly kinda tone (what a guy!).

"Ummm...I dunno" I answered.
(what were you expecting...seriously!)

"Oh, take a wild guess...C'mon...for fun"...he coaxes gently (he's a wily fox that fella of mine)

It actually sounds like fun at this point.Must be his gentle tone and warm brown eyes and ...well, let me move on...

I think for a bit and say it in a way he'd best understand.

"Well, if I die tomorrow and you sell all my scrappy stuff, you can buy yourself two B.M.W's....get both those models you're lusting after".



And that's how he got that concussion when his head hit the floor.
True Story!

22 comments:

Patti said...

OMG, I'm STILL laughing about that! ROTLFMAO!!
Can you say "BUSTED"?? LOL!!!

Theresa Tyree said...

Girl, you crack me up!! First I see the comment you left on my blog which was a total LOL. So I said, ok, I'll update my blog but first I have to get that tag off her blog so I can update my blog, etc. etc. and I come here to find this. ANOTHER total LOL!! I just love your sense of humor. Do you know how many times I've been "busted" in the same manner as you? You need to train your UPS girl to recognize DH's car and if it's in the driveway, to come back later!! LOL!

Theresa Tyree said...

Ok, I updated my blog just for YOU! Forgot to say, the most favorite car I ever owned was a BMW. I told Eric, someday again...someday. He said, "yeah, someday when you quit spending $$ on scrapbooking!" I guess my someday will never come. LOL!

Jayme said...

He he!!! You love what love!! What's a girl to do?

Denise said...

Thanks for the giggle Laci. ;)

Roslyn said...

LOL! I hope Oshean is feeling better!

Anonymous said...

Just love your story Laci! Kind of have similar conversations around here at times!
Lv Mickey

Holly said...

Girl you have me rolling over laughing here.. This is just to funny! TWO BMWs worth of scrappy stuff.. Just as bad here!! Keep on shopping its how we stay sane! You just be sure to let him know that too! ;)

Wendy said...

bwhahaha.....BUSTED!! lol

Julie O. said...

ROTFL!!!!!!! You know we're all laughing because we can totally relate! I think I would DIE if my hubby asked me that question! Btw...just wanted you to know that you've been tagged by me! Now you gotta come up with 7 Random facts about yourself! I DEFINITELY think you should include that one! LOL!

Julie O. said...

Oh man!!! I just read some more of your blog. I didn't realize that you've just recently been 'tagged' so much! I won't mind if you don't do mine (although, it is a SUPER easy one!!)

Tara said...

Thats hilarious!!! I think we can all relate!! Thanks for the giggle!

Katie said...

Hi! I jumped over from Theresa's blog! This is one funny story. Thanks for the laugh :)

-Katie

Anna Zalamea said...

ROFL!!! I love your answer! heheehehe...

Joan K. Demers said...

LMAO - You are so funny! I was PIMP ready your story! And love listening to the great song while doing it. Thanks for the laughs!

mojo mama said...

Oh you do make me laugh!!! I keep telling my hubby we never have any $$ because he goes out for lunch too much-eep!!!

scrappaleica said...

okay, I just stumbled upon your blog and you have just made me laugh! isn't that the truth about our "addiction"?

Nicole said...

oh my gosh girl, you are too funny!!! hehe, busted on that darn "b" word were you?! :-)

Martina said...

bwahahahahaha sounds just like my DH minus the concussion! lolololol

Anonymous said...

lol. priceless entry!

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Ki said...

That's freakin' hilarious but totally true! I'd never reveal the total of my stuff! It's somewhat embarassing!

Anonymous said...

Wow Laci, you cracked ME up. Lol, just so funny... keep me laughing gf---- GR