Monday, September 28, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
Is this REALLY their tagline?? Is it REALLY all that amazing??? I wonder how many men in a boardroom it took to come up with tagline?
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Sidenote: I can't seem to post pictures for some reason so I will hopefully be back up and posting pics (or just posting) in the next day or two.
Thursday, September 10, 2009
She also had contacts and figured out where Ty and his band were playing last night. Her and some of my other friends were able to sit and listen to them play for 3 hours last night. She said it was very relaxed because there were no other crazy fans around....just them and the guys in the band. She said everyone was really nice and the guys all talked to them and acted very cool. I do have to say one thing....Nikki ALWAYS gets her man! (Look at that smile! Could she be anymore excited?!)
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
my husband's truck! I heard it hit at 1:24am but it was so dark and raining so hard I couldn't see it. I just kinda hoped it wasn't what I really heard and went back to sleep. The truck goes through a Hurricane! without a scratch and then we have a thunderstorm and this happens! We are just lucky it wasn't one of the vehicles we drive everyday...which was sitting right next to it!
Sunday, September 6, 2009
For years I have been seeing these women on tv who use coupons to save hundreds off their grocery bill every week. I just could not figure out how they did it. I would get a .25 cent coupon for Charmin in the mail and think big deal! I can still go to Aldi and get it way cheaper.
Well, I've got it figured out now. Here is my new secret weapons. I've been following 3 different savings blogs: Mummydeals, Wantitall4free, and hip2save. They do all the running around for me and find all the deals. They post these deals everyday. They have taught me how to take that .25 cent coupon and combine it with a sale, an in-store coupon and a double coupon promotion and get it for next to nothing, free, or make money on it.
I'm going to start sharing some of the deals and tricks I've been finding out there. Like, did you know you can take a manufacturer coupon you get in the paper and a in-store coupon for double the savings? You have to watch the endcaps at the stores and looks for sales. Use your coupon with the sale and stock up! Many stores like Kmart, Shnucks, and Albertsons have double coupons all the time or at least once a month. Use them on their sale items and score free items. CVS and Walgreens always have in-store specials that allow you to purchase items for free or make money on the item.
I have only been doing this for a couple of months and I have enough cleaning and personal hygiene products to last us almost a year. I paid very little or nothing for all of this. You have to watch the ads and save up your coupons. Hopefully many of you are in an area where you have stores. I only have a Walmart nearby. If I want to take advantage of deals at CVS, Walgreens, Target or Kmart I have to travel 45 minutes away. I try to combine as many deals as I can on the days I do get to the city.
Good luck and keep checking back cause I am now addicted to couponing and will be sharing it more deals!
Saturday, September 5, 2009
My camera isn't all that great so I could only get 2 shots of him. He was SO CLOSE and flying so fast it couldn't keep up! I kept wondering if I should go and get Bubby out of his upstairs bedroom in case this Kamikaze pilot couldn't pull up in time.
Friday, September 4, 2009
By the way....check out this road! Our new road commissioner is a rock star! Up until last week the road to our house was HORRIBLE. You could only go about 30 miles MPH or risk bodily injury. It reminded me of some of the roads Ewan and Charlie took in Long Way Round . If you haven't seen this movie I highly recommend it. Fascinating! I baked him some cookies to show my appreciation....the road commissioner not Ewan McGreger. Not that I wouldn't bake him cookies but he has never drove by my house that I know of.
Sorry, I am all over the place this week. A whole week of ALONE time with a 3 and 6 year old can be rough. I couldn't go and stay with anyone else because the kids have school and NONE of my family and 'friends' could come and protect me. But that's ok...I'm a big girl and I did it!
Sissy and I are reading Little House of the Prairie and there is a chapter about a lady paying Laura Ingalls to stay with her and her daughter on their claim. The way to get a claim back then was to prove you had lived on the claim for 7 months out of the year. The problem was most people couldn't afford to live on their own claim without an outside income. They would have to have money for seed, tools and food because they couldn't start growing food immediately. So, this lady's husband was working in town and she had to go out there by herself with her little girl and she was scared to death and asked the Ingalls' if Laura could stay with her.
Laura's Ma thought it so strange this lady was scared. Ma was a better woman than I. I could not have done it. I would have gone crazy! Even though The Hunter has been gone all week I do know I've got it pretty good. I can drive to town, check Facebook, email, talk on the phone, text, and watch tv. I don't have to listen to nothing but the wind in the grass and the coyotes howling. I'm not sure I would have been a very good pioneer woman. I most likely would have had to get out of the wagon at St. Louis. After reading that chapter last night I didn't feel so sorry for myself...but I'm still glad he'll be home tonight.
He walked right into the classroom and started playing. He couldn't wait to see his new teacher and all the toys. He has had a really good week and wants to go everyday.