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Thank You Notes ~ Scentsy ~ Weather Tech

Every week Mrs. AOK a Work in Progress hosts a link up party for us to express what we are thankful for.  It can big, as big as the birth of a child or as small as the 10 minutes of peace a quiet that are afforded you in the morning with your cup of […]

Ask Away Friday with The Mad Mommy

WaHooo!  Can I just say how excited and chuffed I am to be invited to “Ask Away Friday” hosted by Echo from The Mad Mommy Blog.

Ask Away Friday is a blogger to blogger conversation where bloggers link up and ask each other questions.  Then each pair of bloggers answers the questions asked and answers on […]

By |January 29th, 2015|# 1 Traveling Companion, Life with Girls, Ray, The Weenie|23 Comments

10 Things I Can’t Live Without

I am writing my list today to link  with Lisa of The Golden Spoons and Rabia of The Leiber Family, they asked us this week what 10 things I can’t live without.  I choose NOT to live without the following, I could live without them if I absolutely had to; I just don’t want to… […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Ray|40 Comments

Thank You Notes

Thank You Notes: ~ Scenery ~ Vacation ~ Husband ~ CD
I will be trying my best to write weekly “Thank You Notes” for the Linky Party run by Mrs. AOK A Work In Progress.

Driving home today from Walmart I did what I am working towards every day, I stopped to appreciate the magic around me. […]

By |January 21st, 2015|# 1 Traveling Companion, Ray|14 Comments

Time Capsule

What would you put in a time capsule?  No you can’t stuff your kids or the husband in the capsule, it won’t be opened for another 100 years!!!  I know, I know it was the thought that counts, it’s just not allowed 🙂

I didn’t want to get to serious with this post, so I have […]

By |January 20th, 2015|Ray|24 Comments

One Word

This subject matter is all over the internet, with the New Year in full swing I have to say that about 45% of the bloggers that I follow have published a post in the last four weeks with regards to their One Word.  Or several words, a saying, or a paragraph that they are wanting […]

By |January 17th, 2015|Ray|26 Comments

Twinkle Twinkle Red Balls and Lights

The Tree is Up, the Lights are Lit, the Santa’s are Out!

Twinkle Twinkle red balls and lights are up and shimmering on our tree.  Every year since 2006 we have driven out to Richardson Tree Farm and bought our Christmas tree along with our dining room table decoration…

In past years we have done this at […]

We Own a Hedgehog

Why Mum’s Get to Pick the Family Pet!
We own a hedgehog.  Yes you read that correctly, in a moment of utter flipping Idiocy, foolishness, lost my effing mind, weakness I and # 1 Traveling Companion said YES to owning a hedgehog!  We own a hedgehog!  We did own two, one now resides elsewhere; more on […]

Liebster Award

Trolling the Twitter world the other day I saw a new post from Crunchy, Crafty, and Highly Caffeinated one of the bloggers I read.  She had been nominated for “The Liebster Award”, what is that you say, so did I and kept on reading.  It’s kinda cool, bloggers nominate a “New Blogger” with this award, […]

By |November 25th, 2014|Ray|26 Comments



I have been Flamingoed!  Haha, yes I have and it was so much fun!  Have you ever been Flamingoed?

Sunday night F walked in the door around nine o’clock that night and presented me with a notice in a plastic bag stating         “Congratulations!”  You have been “Flamingoed” by………..

I then asked F, “So, […]

By |November 18th, 2014|Ray|8 Comments