Thursday, April 29, 2010

Jet Ski dreaming and complaining

Isn't nice when your auto insurance goes up....even when you haven't done anything bad?
Yeah, I REALLY dislike that. We just got our annual insurance for our jet ski's and it went up, even though we have been insured 2 years and nothing has happened. GREEDY insurance companies, I am so sick of them...time for getting some auto insurance quotes...or boat insurance quotes in our instance.

But I am super excited for Summer to be here so we can tak our jet ski's out!!!! I am not super excited we have to buy all ne wlife jackets...thanks hubby...I mean seriously what did you think, they were going to sink or something??? (When my husband got into the marina the last time we use the ski's last year he noticed the life jackets had come undone from the back where he tied them...and never went back to get them $100 worth of life jackets...floating in the lake somewhere!) Nope I don't hold grudges;)

Monday, April 26, 2010

Giant Eagle Coupon Match up until Wednesday 4/28

Ive been slacking on the GE deals. So much going on and no time to sit down and look through the ad myself. So I turn to Cherry Picker for the best deals!! And she found some GREAT ones!!

Here are 3 items you can get for


Heinz Worchester Sauce $1.50
Print a .75 coupon

Kraft Melt Down cheese slices $.99
There was a $1 coupon in the paper yesterday

Bandaids BOGO
There have been coupons almost weekly either for $1 or .50
Stock up, Summer is upon us!!


Apple and Eve Fruitable juice boxes $2.00
.75 printable (must sign up)

Check out Cherry Pickers site for a FULL list!!

(fruit and vegetable juice kids drink them with not problem!!)

Sunday, April 25, 2010


In January I signed up to join a gym...that was not yet built...a promised date of April was given...I understand delays happen...and heard that between May 1 and May5 they will be opening their doors!!!! Yippeee....better get those fat burners ready because I have some fat to burn for SUMMER. I am super excited and SUPER ready to start. Ive made a rule...I must walk to the gym (as long as the weather is acceptable) is about 1.75 miles there, so that will help the workout as well. GOTTA, do this for me.

Wish me luck!!!

Saturday, April 24, 2010

What Kind of Mom I am NOT

I am NOT the kind of mom that has 4 kids.
I am NOT the kind of mom that drives a mini van.
I am NOT the kind of mom that likes dirty kids.
I am NOT the kind of mom that lets kids stay up late.

I am the kind of mom that is very content with 2 kids.
I am the kind of mom that is very content with a small car.
I am the kind of mom that likes clean kids.
I am the kind of mom that like when kids go to bed early.

Just some thoughts going through my mind as we have my brother and sister in law for the weekend (12 and 14). Although they are no problem and actually entertain my kids and keep them out of my hair for longer periods of time. They do raise the volume in my house, make me have to borrow a minivan to cart everyone around, make my kids play outside more making them dirtier, and make for special movies etc so the kids are tired and crabby for lack of sleep.

But I can handle it for the weekend!

Now who wants to take my kids off my hands for a weekend??? It has been like 2 year...geez.

Friday, April 23, 2010

An announcement!

On Wednesday April 14th we added a new member to our family.
Her name is Sasha and her breed is unknown (speculation include Lab/Boxer/English pointer).
The week before we brought her home we had the opportunity to foster 5 puppies (between my aunt and I). I didn't have intentions of keeping one, but you know how that goes! We decided that we would never get the chance to meet the whole litter of puppes and pick the one we thought would fit in our family the best.

She is doing very well. I am not sick of her yet! She is very well behaved and potty training is going pretty well. She did better last week, but I'm not complaining because for the most part she goes outside.

Here she is!
I love her soft pink freckle belly!

She loves to lay in the grass

Awe! I <3>

What do you appreciate?

As you know, we have a business. Our business is very limited in the people who can use our services. We work on Slate roofs, tile roof, copper, metal etc...NOT your normal shingle roof.
Anyway...we still need to get our name out there..what kind of
promotional products do you think are really good? I mean we can't give t-shirts or sweatshirts to everyone, but pens, pads of paper, magnets??
What have you get as a promotional product that stuck out to you??
There are some really great ones if you click that link! Cost effective as well!


Sunday, April 11, 2010

A rough day

Today was a rough day for me. Emotional to say the least. I had class at the ceramics shop, it went well. Kinda a bum day, everything wasn't working out the way it was supposed to...not a big, deal you live and learn. I realized how spoiled I am. I don't have to be in the real world very often. I live in my little world, doing what I want and mingling usually only with whom I choose. Being in this class has taught me that people are just, um well, how can I be nice?? SCREWED UP. Not that I see myself as perfect but, rather the opposite most days. I realized how blessed I am to have a relationship with Jesus! And not that you are a bad person if you don't, because I know a lot of people who are beautiful people who don't have a relationship with the Lord.

I guess my biggest pet peeve is when people talk about others behind their back, and then you leave and can pretty much guarantee they are going to do the same to you. I just wish adults would act like adults. I guess I just needed a good cry today about everything and anything. Poor Josh got the brunt of it when I came home.

Blah, Blah, Blah. ::sigh:: I wish I could write out my feelings better. I start off good and then I loose track.


Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Lovely Spring Break

I am so happy that the weather has been beautiful!! Spring Break for the kids has been so much fun. Neighborhood friends, far away friends, puppies, zoo, eggshelland, Easter egg hunts and so much more to come!

The kids are growing up right before my eyes. Going to friends houses, not needing mommies constant eye, it has been so hard to watch yet so welcome at the same time. But don't get me wrong, 3-5 puppies (my aunt and I are switching a lot due to different outings we have etc, and trying out all the puppies to see if any are a good fit for us) has got me beyond occupied. My house is so messy and I just can't seem to get anything done. Im exhausted in the eveings, I feel so silly, they are only puppies. But I have enjoyed being a momma to them so very much! Because like I said my kids just don't need me as much (oh there are still plenty they need me for though, don;t get me wrong!), but instead of worrying about my daughter being a pre-teen and needing to shop for the best acne treatment someday soon, I have enjoyed the babiness of the pups!

Ill be back soon to let you know if we keep a puppy for good!!