Thursday, November 6, 2008

Unwelcome Gift

I am very upset...because there is a new gift in my house a very unwelcome gift.
The bargain hunter strikes again! But this time the gift is not for me...it's for my Mommy! As you all know my Mommy can't work so she spends all of her days at home with ME and there should be nothing wrong with that right? Wrong! Supposedly Mommy isn't content snuggling with me & watching daytime t.v. and she is worried about the bills. But what can she do? I told her not to worry, & climb up on the bed & snuggle with me, turn on Judge Judy, it's OK! But she says it's not! So she talked to my Grandma Shirley, the bargain hunter, to find out what to do. My Grandma Shirley says it would be good for my Mommy to get a hobby, maybe something that could generate money. So they talked about what my Mommy likes to do, what does she love, & what does she feel she could make a hobby out of. Mommy says she likes to draw & write, she loves me & she doesn't know what she could make a hobby out of. Well Grandma Shirley is the fountain of knowledge, the light bulb came on in her head & she told my Mommy 'I got it! Ana,(that's my Mommy's name)you love Eduardo, and you love to draw, so why not draw up some patterns for some dog cloths or dog toys & then your hobby could be sewing them?! You could generate money from that!' Mommy wasn't sure as she has never sewn before with a sewing machine, just by hand. Two days later, Grandma Shirley brought this to my house:
Mommy has been spending a lot of time with it & less with me & Daddy. She has cut up the extra sheets & pillow cases & is practicing sewing with them! It's not a old sewing machine it's just not a great sewing machine. The bargain hunter only paid five dollars for it at a yard sale. Anyway, I thought me & Mommy had a hobby: Snuggling! This is a very unwelcome gift!

31 comments:

Puffie said...

But Eduardo, think of all the time your mommy will be spending with you to be sure the clothes fit and the toys are Snuggle Puggle proof. She loves you so much, she wants to be sure you like the toys and clothes FIRST.

Sandra y Coco said...

Hi Eduardo! I am so glad your mom is trying a new hobby! that is exciting and it helps my mom with stress a lot. That sewing machine looks good! my mom has one, but looks more like a toy and still, she can't use it! she will have to try sometime, but she is scared of it. Let us know how it goes!
Kisses
Coco

River said...

That's sounds like a great hobby--I think your mommy will end up paying you MORE attention because she's designing doggie stuff. This will be good for more kibble and treats, too. I hope that this works out for her.

love & wags,
River

Aniemother said...

i know how you feel, Eduardo. Mom's been knitting all the time lately.. But have you made your mom put some super-comfy blankets and stuff at her feet so you can be with her while sewing? I'm sure you want your mom to feel better, too, and if the economy gets a little lift that sure can't hurt with getting a new diagnosis. Plus when she's launching her collection online I'm sure you'll be her choice of supermodel to model the outfits ;)

Bajas

Puglette said...

oh, silly puggle...don't you know that mom can make you all kinds of snuggly stuff with that machine? cute, cozy doggy blankets are so easy to make! I have seen some sell for $$ at dog shows. help mom make stuff and she will have more time for you before you know it.
hug,
Puglette
:o)

Petra said...

I'm glad it's YOUR mom and not mine that's learning this hobby, Eduardo. She probably wouldn't be able to figure out how to turn it on!

This sounds like it's going to be a fun hobby for you and your mom and those who buy the things she makes!

Lex said...

Think of all the new clothes you get? and you can be a fashion model!! lol

I am not great with sewing either, but it is a great basic skill to have. :)

Maggie and Mitch said...

We can't wait to see what your mommy whips up, Eduardo! We somehow think you'll be benefitting from this new hobby!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Lois Lane/Laney said...

But hey, now your mom can afford to buy you more treats and toys!

Three Pugsketeers said...

Oh dear! Eduardo, I grieve for your mother. For once she has started sewing and gets to like it and gets good at it there will be no peace for her ever again. Friends with chorus 'Can you make me this?!?' and you will never see her look up from the sewing machine again.

Thats what happened to me. ;) My website: www.crimsonvision.net

Moco said...

Think of this as a new adventure that you and your mom are going on. This could turn out to be a great hobby for both of you. Stay positive!

Gus said...

Eduardo.

Tell your mom that there are LOTS of people out there making doggie clothes, but only one MOM who can cuddle with Eduardo!

We wish her the best with this endeavor, and hope you and your dad don't get ignored tooooo much.

kisses
Gussie

Peanut said...

You mom is going to start making toys? We need more toys. Tell her to get on it. Sorry about your cuddle time though

Abby said...

Hi, Eduardo...

Maybe you can sit on her lap & snuggle while she sews...

It's not as good as snuggling & watching Judge Judy...But any snuggling is good...

Abby xxxooo

Lacy said...

w00f's Eduardo, heehee let ur mama do her sewing, b more treats fur u..mayb she cood draw us puppies too..that wood bring in some money..mayb she cood sell on that ebay place and u cood b her manager...

b safe,
~rocky~

Deetz said...

I am sure she will still snuggle lots with you Eduardo and the plus side is she will be very creative and make you something very special...I am sure of it.
Deetzy

Daisy said...

I think that's a great idea!

ps: You did a great job with your new 3-column template.

Sparky said...

Eduardo!

I think your human Mom's new hobby might be a grrrrEAT one, 'cause if she sews you doggy clothes, she'll have to spend lots of time with you to measure you and make sure the clothes fit right. Just be careful that she doesn't stab you with a needle!

Sparky

Mango said...

Those sewing machine things are hard to use. I hope your mom can figure it out. I see lots of outfits in your future.

Slobbers,
Mango

Mack said...

We wish her loads of success in her new hobby!

Comet and BLU said...

Eduardo - look on the bright side. If your mommy makes money selling the clothes, she will be able to buy you toys and treats to play with while she is working and then snuggle with you when she stops working.

Huskee and Hershey said...

Hi Eduardo,
While I have to admit that the new gift will take away some precious cuddling time, I think it's still a pretty good idea. Think of all the extra treats the additional income will bring!

Lorenza said...

Hi, Eduardo!
My grandma would say that is a pawesome gift!
I am sure your mom will make great toys and clothes and you will enjoy them too!
Be patient!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

The Devil Dog said...

Well, Eduardo, you are just going to have to learn to sit in her la while she sews. I am trying to do it with my mom, but it is very hard. Maybe you will be better at it than me. We know what you mean about the bills. But snuggling is very important and theraputic. Make sure your mommy knows that.

Roxy

Chef said...

That's a great idea. And just think, Eduardo - you will be her inspiration for clothes and blankets and she'll make you all kinds of stuff. I bet all her samples will end up being yours. Lucky you! Kiss your mommy and encourage her. She'll still have lots of time for cuddles, don't worry.

xoxo
Chef

happy said...

Look on the bright side, you'll be getting plenty of nice clothes soon.

DESERT PUPS said...

Woof Eduardo,

Don't be sad. We're sure your Mommy still loves you very much. Maybe you can help her out with that sewing machine thingy or drawing.

Desert Pups

with love, Madison said...

Now you mommy has to sew you some great little jackets and cuddling blankets! How about a doggie quilt for when it gets chilly? What a cool mommy you have!

Jackson said...

Good luck to your mum with her new venture. Maybe she should think about opening a shop on Etsy? It's bound to lead to more treats and good stuff for you Eduardo, so I wouldn't worry too much. J x

FleasGang said...

Maybe your mom will make you a super snuggly shirt to wear and then people will see it and want to buy it! Wouldn't that be cool?

Shelly

Bella the Boxer said...

Eduardo, you have a NEW and very important job now: Dog Model! (You can still snuggle with your mom in-between fittings.)

xoxo - Bella