So as this is really my first real post for the year I guess I should update. I am still unemployed. That is making me slowly lose my mind. I want to work so badly and due to the economy (THANKS BUSH), no one is hiring. Or at least no one is hiring me. I am overqualified for many positions which hurts me with temp agencies. They look at me like I will cost them money. I won't stay long and will be looking for a permanent position behind their back (DUH!!!). Well, I know that if someone, anyone, would hire me I would work my butt off for their company, but I am not the SAHM type (SAHM=stay at home mom). All my working friends (except for Cyn) are too busy to bother with talking with me. They are all very very busy (shocking they weren't that busy when I was working but hey!!), I'm not bitter, just FUCKING BORED!!! I am the equivalent of a work-aholic, and not having work is making me mad. I have updated my recipe arsenal (seriously my husband is begging for old favorites like spaghetti and "just chicken"), I have cleaned my closet of all my "fat" clothes and given them to a very happy neighbor (who is actually wearing them so I know my clothes are doing some good). I have like 20 outfits to wear to work sorted out for the event I should actually get a job. My children look like models as I have transferred my need to "dress-up" onto them. I mean they actually pose when they pass a mirror (this might be a bad sign of things to come). So now all that is left is SOMEONE, ANYONE, HIRING ME!!!!!
So as the title indicates above, reading is all that is keeping me from checking myself into Shepard Pratt (or another more localized lunatic facility). So as I think 75 is realistic, I am shooting to complete 75 books in the year 2009. So far I am on book 8, Here they are listed below (stars of out of 5 possible stars).
1. Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella (*****)
2. Confessions of a Contractor by Richard Murphy (couldn't finish)
3. Shopaholic Takes Manhattan by Sophie Kinsella (*****)
3. Underneath it all by Margo Candela (****)
4. What do you do all day? by Amy Scheibe (****)
5. Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella (****)
6. Reconstructing Brigid by Lee Nichols (****)
7. The Girl Most Likely To by Poonam Sharma (currently reading)
So that is my life in a nutshell, in a pretty boring need to get out more nutshell.
Oh before I forget I have also been updating my polyvore.com account. Its where you can go and create outfits, I love it and it and it brings me joy to create fashion (how I love fashion). So I think that once my finances turn around I may make it a career. Look at the outfits I created and give your opinion, either here or on the actual site. Hope your year is starting much better than mine.This is a link to my Polyvore account showing all my created outfits