Twas days before remodeling...

Twas days before remodeling...

And all through the room
Not a tool was being used, not even a broom.

The children were nestled all smug in their heads,
While visions of sleeping late all snug in their beds.
Daddy in his pj's, and I in his shirt,
still trying to digest that one huge desert.

When out of the blue, my head filled with clatter,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.
Away to the room I flew like a rocket,
Tripped over some toys and stepped on a socket.

The street light giving off a warm fuzzy glow,
Gave view to an object seen below.
When what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But an SUV and 8 bloggers so dear.

Faster than the internet and clearer they came,
The driver smiled and sang out each name!

Now Layla! Now Rhoda! Kelly and Kate!
Lets hurry Heather, Chris, Sarah and Beth..we can't be late!

So up to the house faster they flew,
Each with a power tool,
It was then that I knew.

They were dressed all snazzy
ruffles and boots,
big fancy cameras for Heather to shoot.

Their eyes how they twinkled,
camera straps so sweet.
Supplies all organized and lined up neat.

They spoke not a word,
tweeted only a few.
Ripped open paint cans and knew just what to do.

My heart how it raced,
My head trying to conceive.
Without my darn camera, would blog friends believe?

Then it happened!
Like one cruel joke.

The neighbors  dog barked....then I awoke!

No friends in the house
no new paint on the wall....

No worries here..

Blissdom 2012

I'll be there Ya'll!

Written by Susie Harris

(Blissdom 09)
Oh how I missed ya'll this year.

All the new faces and friends to greet.

This girls saving her pennies

For its You

  I can't wait to meet!

XOXO Susie~


  1. How sweet! Makes me even more determined to make Blissdom next year!!

  2. How cute is this! I want to go next year, too! : )

  3. susie...that poem is hilarious! i would love to go to blissdom. we'll carpool.

  4. So cute!! I am saving my pennies for next year too! It will be my first.

  5. LOVE your poem Susie~ too cute!! Here's to 2012 for you.

  6. What a sweet poem~too bad you had to wake up. I would have loved to be at Blissdom. I've never been but it sounds amazing.


  7. LOL! LOVED this! How cute you clever girl and yes! We all need to save those pennies starting now so we can meet up. I was sad not to have had the chance to meet you this year! But '12 will be the year! Lord willing :). Blessings girl! Thanks for the smile!

  8. BRAVO! Loved this post! Looking forward to meeting you too next year!

  9. This is so cute and funny!

  10. Oh, man Susie! I feel your pain! I am going next year for sure! I hate being left out of the fun! :)

  11. That was so creative. We all should charter a Party Bus to Blissdom 2012. It will be my first one.

    I can't wait. I have so many people I would love to meet in person.

  12. Very cute! But I'm very distracted, so I must ask: Are those Williams Sonoma Apothecary Jars I see behind the paint can?

  13. You are so cute, that's adorable! It's been way too long since we got to hang out. Soon, soon!

  14. Susie, you are so clever and funny!!

    I too am planning on going to Blissdom 2012! YAY!le

  15. That poem made me smile:) Maybe I will meet up with y'all!

  16. I just had to stop and tell you that you have such a beautiful family!

  17. HOW did I miss this post? It was sooo cute, Susie! I think you missed your calling for poetry writing. :) 2012--it's OUR year, lady! Counting the days until then.

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