* today’s gotta have featured artist is Carolyn Flannery of Carolyn Rivers Designs. Honey – are you paying attention to this??? These earrings are called CafÃ© Au Lait & Beignets for $45.
* I won the Nigerian and UK Lottery 50 times this week-woot woot! Anyone else win?
* A roundup of wildfire blogs and resources
* I spoke to a long-time friend in San Diego today. She has had the suitcases packed for 2 days, her children’s schools are canceled. Her sense of humor is as warped as mine and she joked that we could start moving the FEMA trailers West now!
* Will the Louisiana politician who has never done anything unethical – please stand up!!!!
* Arnold could pummel Blanco & Nagin’s with 1 hand (there is a visual for your day – wish I could draw)
* Is there a possibility that Jena ain’t what we think?
* Question – how much should I spend on a master bathroom remodel?
* Currently taking appointments for pre-holiday home organizing jobs. Come on – you know you have a mess somewhere!
* Smile at yourself in the mirror today!
(c/p at NOLA.com)