Monthly Archives: January 2009

Good Memories of a Black Eye

Good Memories of a Black Eye

In the course of my life, I can vividly recall two incidents where I got a black eye.  One was earned when I was walking on top of ladder-style monkey bars and lost my footings… a few days before my First Communion.The other was from ...
Winner – Vaseline Clinical Therapy Lotion

Winner – Vaseline Clinical Therapy Lotion

Thanks to everyone who entered!Congratulations to Charlotte (Life’s a Charm) for her entry into the Vaseline Clinical Therapy Lotion giveaway. In case you missed it, I’ve started a new contest for a SmartShopper Grocery List Org ...
Winner – Dove Beauty Package

Winner – Dove Beauty Package

Congratulations to Rhonda Martin (exotic1) for the bonus entry that won her the Dove Beauty package!For those who didn’t win, be sure to enter my other giveaways!  There are a few currently running that end yet this week and I’l ...
It’s All About the Look

It’s All About the Look

I’m not one to go shopping. The things I like don’t fit and the things that fit make me feel frumpy.So DH went to work to custom design some new digs for me. Hours of blood, sweat and tears. Lots of measuring, color picking, try ...
It’s a Small Word, After All

It’s a Small Word, After All

I don’t recall when it was, but back in my younger days, I used to bet people $5 that they couldn’t find the states on the back of a $5 bill.  I even gave them a chance to look it over before accepting the bet.  More often than ...
Winner – Pillsbury Pie Making Basket

Winner – Pillsbury Pie Making Basket

I can only say “Wow. There sure are a lot of pie lovers out there!” There were a whopping 266 entries into the giveaway. But there was only one prize and the winner is… Renee G who said “I would love to try the refri ...
Crocheting is like Riding a Bike

Crocheting is like Riding a Bike

As a kid, my mom taught me all kinds of crafty things. She enrolled me in a sewing class, taught me to crochet, embroider and cross-stitch. I felt like I was good at it, but I didn’t stick with it. Now, I’m not confident in my a ...
Snack Food you say? Count me in!

Snack Food you say? Count me in!

I have been cursed with one of the worse snack habits.  It’s not that I crave chocolate or chips, it’s just that I eat when I’m nervous, bored, stressed or frustrated. When Miss M was born, I was battling the typical new m ...
That’s What the Test Bottles Are For

That’s What the Test Bottles Are For

In November, I was battling a case of horribly chapped hands.  I hadn’t started using the Dove products yet nor the Vaseline Clinical Therapy.  As part of my normal everyday routine, I wash my hands more times than I can count.  I cou ...