Ben had been gone for a few days last week, framing a house in Pigeon Lake.
This left me with a lot of time after 7:30 to kill.
I had a few options available.
1. Do something productive. This would include any of your typical house-wifey duties like laundry, dishes, floors, bathrooms......etc.
2. Read a book. Not a magazine, a real live book. I should mention that I love reading, it just takes me longer to get into a story, which is why I love series so much. So I'm trying to start the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Insert push up glasses motion ---->here.
It's a well known fact that I'm a geek.
You might as well accept it now.
3. Bejewel close to 30 plastic eggs with a 1 lb bag of plastic gems.
The choice was obvious.
But I did manage to incorporate a bit of 'reading' into option 3 as well.
While I stayed up to 11pm two nights in a row, listening to the audio books of Harry Potter....
I sorted plastic gems and bejewelled eggs until my neck kinked and I had glue gun carpal tunnel.
3 days later they were done!!
And not a burn to be found, although I had a close call with hot glue on my nail bed, which did burn, but didn't hinder my jeweling progress.
I love the glitter eggs that Martha does, but I was happy to make something that was even MORE sparkly and I could call my own.