Hey ya'll! Hope your Saturday is going well! Ours has been pretty good. I will start by saying I decided not to be a crazy lady and get up at the crack of dawn and stand in line at the Costco to meet Ms. Paula. Oldest decided that he no longer want to meet her...shyness kicked in...and so our plans changed. Instead I got up and headed out for a late start on yard sailing in our hood. Today was the community yard sale and I figured since I was not participating by selling I could certainly drive around and see what last minute deals there were to be had. Not much I was interested in. Mainly baby stuff and well we are past all of that. I did get a pretty finial that was marked $3 and the lady said $1 so I also purchased her large iron key that she was selling too. It was a nice quiet hour of alone time while the men staid at home playing DS and watching tv.
After that I came home and we debated on what to do next with our day. I wanted to head over to the other Costco to hunt down a second rug I needed for our master bath which I will share pics of soon!:) I also wanted to stop off at Ikea while over there as well. Before all of that though I talked The Hubster into stopping off at our regular Costco to see just how long the line was for Ms. Paula. My plan was to take a pic for ya'll to see the craziness. Well there was no line outside and it was 12:30 so I hopped on out to see if it wrapped around the store inside. Nope.
Hmmm I told The Hubster when I got back in the car. The line was not very long at all. I hated to make my men wait for an hour and half before Paula even was to arrive so I said just drive on to the other Costco cause I REALLY REALLY wanted to find that rug. So we drove on had lunch at Costco and we found thankfully the other rug I was wanting. Then we hopped back in the car and instead of heading to Ikea we headed back to our normal Costco to see how the line was. Yea, it was a tad bit longer but seeing as Oldest did not find the game he was wanting at the other Costco we stopped and joined the craziness!:)
The Hubster was such a sport I swear! He stayed up front with the camera and caught Ms Paula coming in because....this is where I was. All the way in the back of the store. See that older gentleman? He came with his lady friend. Not his wife but friend! What a trooper he was. She would walk around and shop the isles while he stood by the cart. Or she would send him to find something or get her water. It was sweet.
Paula saying "Hey ya'll!"!:) All we could hear in the back of the store were cheers so we knew when she had arrived.
When The Hubster brought the camera back to me and the nice ladies and I all looked at what he had taken we saw that Brandon was there. We all hemmed and hawed over the fact that we just wanted Paula to sign our books. Just awful that is is it not!? So we decided oh well and that Paula would not think that was the southern lady thing to do which is true. So please don't tell Paula!;) We got over it quickly.
It took abt an hour to work our way up to Paula and Brandon. It did not seem that long because the ladies were super sweet and we just chatted and chatted. The boys and The Hubster stayed up front so they could take pics of when it was my turn. I told you The Hubster was a sport! Here is the pic I took with my phone once I got up there.
Here is Paula and my turn. The rules were that she was only signing Savannah Style and not posing for pics. That caused issues with The Hubster and the picture taking.
And some more of my head while I chatted with Paula about my blog and the sweet ladies that follow me. She proceeded to tell me to go and check out her Ladies of Philadelphia show.
Even more of the back of my head.
This is Paula waving good bye to Oldest who yes was shy but ended up standing in line with me to meet her. He said nothing but just grinned and hid.
I was fortunate enough to score a book there so I can now take back my book and the kids cookbook that Oldest refused to ask her to sign. They cost almost twice as much at the mall which was the only place I could find um. Turned out though that she was graciously signing other items of hers as well. One lady had her sign a pot. I will share with ya'll what she signed extra for me in a future post! There was a little snafu with it so I am debating on what to do....
P.s. Please respect the pics and do not borrow without asking first. Thanx!:)
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