Valentine’s Day Printable Cards


Valentine's Day is one of my most favorite holidays. Ok, it's not really a holiday, but I like this day of the year more than any other. I also hate to give cheezy little valentine's notes to my kids so I make my own. I know, they are not my valentine but they hold a special place in my heart so I make sure they know. I made Valentines Day printable cards that I will be stashing in my kids school bags for this years Valentines Day and wanted to share them with you … [Read more...]

I Finally Changed My AT&T Mobile Rate Plan

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I have settled with the same rate plan from AT&T for our mobile phones for several years now. To be more specific, I believe I have not changed my rate plan for about 7 years. I have been a customer of AT&T mobile services since... well since it existed. Before AT&T I was with Cingular Wireless starting in 2001 when I worked for their call center in Springfield, Illinois. Our cell phone bill has grown year after year. At one time we were paying over … [Read more...]

I Got A Bright Idea To Run A 5k Marathon


I haven't really said anything on my blog, but I have had some back issues that haven't yet been resolved after seeing a couple doctors. But even though I am still having sometimes severe pain and discomfort, I have somehow in my head came up with the bright idea to run a 5k marathon. I found that the Port Arthur YMCA Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk On The Seawall will be held on February 22, 2014. I know, I know that is only 20 days away and I am one nervous woman. I … [Read more...]

Broncos Nail Art for Super Bowl XLVIII

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A couple of days ago I came up with the idea to paint my nails to support one of the teams that are playing in todays Super Bowl XLVIII game. The only issue is that I really don't watch football and know nothing about either team. so I posted on Facebook asking everyone which team should I paint on my nails. Well, as you see from above the Denver Broncos won and I hope they will win tonights game, just because I dont want to paint my nails again tonight. I … [Read more...]

Mixed Berry and Greek Yogurt Smoothie


I bought a Nutri Bullet (affiliate link) right after Christmas. With one of my new life changes of eating healthier, I wanted to get into the green and healthy smoothie fad. As soon as I got my new kitchen gadget home I pulled it out to play with it, but the recipe book was full of ingredients that I did not have in the fridge. Some ingredients I had never even heard of. So I followed the pick this or that chart that came with the Nutri Bullet and almost lost my … [Read more...]

My New Samsung Smart TV Made Me Order Cable Service


Right before Christmas my living room TV decided to call it quits on us. The living room TV is actually the one that I watch the most. I was kind of sad but a little part of me was happy to finally get the chance to upgrade to a new smart TV. So my hubby and I took of to our local electronics store to look at TV's. We did absolutely no research. I only knew one fact, not to purchase just an internet ready TV but that I needed to look for a TV that actually had a … [Read more...]

Are You Ready For American Idol Season XIII

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  I am not the biggest fan of the talent show competition shows like American Idol where the winners are chosen by public votes. I'm not one to even watch much TV  ummm, unless it has some juicy reality show drama. I have to admit, I only began to watch American Idol over the last few years. Now don't get me wrong, I didn't watch the entire season. I let the show start and ended up catching up with the show when there were about 10 contestants left. In fact … [Read more...]

Reflecting On The Past Year and Planning For The New Year


As I sit here and think back about the past year, I can only come to one conclusion. I have learned a lot about myself. One would think that by the time you are my age you should have overcome or worked past most life lessons, however I seem to be just the opposite. At the beginning of last year I would have never imagined myself in the place that I am today. So I want to take you on the journey with me as I reflect on my past year and my goals … [Read more...]