Just Now

photo by ME Current Time: 8:37 p.m. On My Mind: Wondering if we should get another small dog to keep B.B. company while we are at work and school. In My Belly: Chili In My Ears: The sounds of Alan cleaning up the kitchen and prepping coffee for the morning In The Fridge: All kinds… 

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Wishing and Hoping and Thinking and Praying

So tired of the daily grind. I’ve been in this soul sucking job for 8 years now, making money for the man and getting nothing (except my bills paid) in return. I swear this job has dumbed me down. I won’t go into the details, but the only reason I stay is for the money. It… 

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A Prayer

Lord, Please give me this weary and tired soul the strength to get through today. Amen

Aladdin Throws Down the Gauntlet

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Aladdin. All opinions are 100% mine. Aladdinhas thrown out a 30 day challenge to reduce our use of disposable cups/plates, water bottles and food containers.  This is a challenge I’m willing to commit to since we’ve had good intentions on doing this  but haven’t… 

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Self Published Authors–oh the agony….

Image from Library of Congress via Flickr I recently agreed to review a self published cookbook. As a rule I avoid self published books like the plague. They are usually full of grammatical and spelling errors and it drives me nuts!  However, the premise of this book sounded great and I was willing to give… 

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Cleaning Virtual House

Whew!!! I was a busy girl yesterday cleanin’ up my virtual house. Do you ever do that?? (Please tell me I’m not alone).  Ya see, the email inbox had over 800 messages that had been read but never filed. Junk mail bin was overflowing.  My Google Reader was being fed by a couple hundred blogs… 

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Just Now 9.19.2010

Current Time: 9:08 p.m.On My Mind: Oh, a whole lot of stuff…work (and the agony of Sunday night), why some people have to be just flat out mean, if I have clean laundry for tomorrow, this weeks photo sessions, how cute the tutu is that I just made, how grateful I am to have wonderful friends…it’s… 

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TIME OUT: Honestly, how does one survive raising teenagers??? I’m either going to have to run away or go C-R-A-Z-Y!!! Whew…feel a little better…thanks for reading…back to your regularly scheduled chaos btw, if anyone has any tips on dealing with a 17 year old, soon to be 18, boy please leave a comment.

Signs of Fall…..

A few captures from this weekend. Fall is definitely in the air in Michigan. The apple photos were taken during a rainstorm….so much fun shooting in the elements. I loved it! Are there any photogs out there interested in knowing what my settings were for these images or how they were photographed?? I’d be happy… 

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Wow Moments

Over at Escape Adulthood with Kim & Jason they wrote a posted titled “How Many Wows Will You Miss Today?” That post really struck a chord because I have often wondered the same thing. Life can be full of hectic schedules and running here and there in our futile attempt to get it all done…. 

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