Saturday, October 26, 2013

Hair styles

My son decided he wanted to get his hair cut. 

This is a big deal in my house because the sensory input from a haircut is usually too much for him to deal with, and there is the fact that half the time he says he's a girl and therefore wants long hair....

Anyway, he decided he wanted his hair cut like one of his favorite soccer players- Cristiano Reynaldo. Here is the picture he found to show the hair stylist: 

Is it wrong therefore that I found a better picture to look at?

Much better......

So, in we went to Snip-It's with pictures in hand. 

When all was said and done, it looked great, the styling was a little different, but he decided that he was a cross between Reynaldo and another favorite of his Messi. He calls himself Messinaldo. I think it works!

I am still keeping this picture though..... just sayin...

Friday, October 25, 2013


I am in the process of making hats and scarves for Christmas. I was excited to find a new pattern for a cute hat. Unfortunately, my first attempt was made while teaching someone how to crochet, and therefore I was not paying attention to the pattern.  I made assumptions which were incorrect, so my hat didn't come out as planned. I'm also pretty sure I'm not giving it to anyone as a present. Why do you ask?  Could it really have turned out that badly?  Well......I'll let you be the judge:
Yup, that's right...I made a nipple hat. It looks like a large boob with a very large nipple. 

I showed it to a coworker and her response after she stopped laughing was to add a pompom or tassel to the top. I can't bring myself to do that. Why not? Because all I can think of is that I would be adding a pastie.  Although I guess I could make another nipple hat, add tassels to them both, grab a friend and we could be stripper boobs for Halloween. I mean, we could even practice the whole twirling the tassels in opposite directions....isn't that supposed to be a special talent?  

Anyway, in case you were wondering, actually wearing the hat doesn't help. Here is my son wearing the famous nipple hat.....heaven help me!  At least the others turned out great- of course I went back and re-read the pattern. That helped a lot.