This picture was taken in Lake Tahoe about 3 years ago. We rented a condo right on the Lake. This goose followed my son all over the place, it was hilarious! CAMERA CRITTERS This is fun - Head over to Misty's Musings Camera Critter meme and participate in Camera Critters! This meme is all about photos of animals/critters. So make your post, … [Read more...]


THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED Winner is Dani from I'm Not Crazy, Just a Little Unwell: Here are your random numbers: 214 Timestamp: 2009-02-01 15:12:14 UTC I'm a huge fan of Crabtree & Evelyn products, and I thought I'd share a few of their products with my readers. This giveaway is for a few of their "La Source" line of products. … [Read more...]

Aloha Friday – I Met Tom Jones

I met Tom Jones   I met Tom Jones! Here's my story, and my question: My question this week: What movie star, tv star, musician do you really, really like but are afraid to admit? My answer is: Tom Jones MY STORY: I love Tom Jones. I have seen him in concert several times, and wow, he can still move! Now this is a funny … [Read more...]

Say It Forward Friday

SAY IT FORWARD FRIDAY! Say it Forward is a new weekly carnival at 5 Minutes For Mom, where bloggers feature their loyal commenters! Each blogger will write a post featuring one, two or three of their loyal commenters and then add that link to the carnival Mr. Linky at 5 Minutes for Mom. In the posts, bloggers can include photos, bios, … [Read more...]


Sarah at I Blame My Mother tagged me to list 25 random things about goes...are you ready?1. I have a really big soft spot for animals (just ask my hubby)2. I was a single mom for 4 years.3. I am completely hooked on Trader Joe's Peppermint Bark4. I am short - 5'25. I really hate being short LOL6. I had Lasik surgery7. Dirty … [Read more...]


No wonder my tv is fuzzy...the box gets no ventilation! Our cat Newman - his favorite "spot". … [Read more...]


Okay, so I didn't meet a person at Trader Joe's...I'm happily married. Have you ever been "hooked" on some food item? So much so that thoughts of it consume you? Here's my story:Where do I start. It was Christmas of 2007. I got totally hooked on Trader Joe's Peppermint Bark, which is seasonal. Okay - back up. I originally got hooked on … [Read more...]

DEAR DOGS AND CATS (a note for your pets!)

I saw this on the internet, and thought it was just so cute, I had to share!To be posted VERY LOW on the refrigerator door -pet nose height.Dear Dogs and Cats:The dishes with the paw prints are yours and contain your food. The other dishes are mine and contain my food. Please note, placing a paw print in the middle of my plate and food does not … [Read more...]

CAMERA CRITTERS – Mr. and Mrs. Squirrel

CAMERA CRITTERSThis is fun - Head over to Misty's Musings Camera Critter meme and participate in Camera Critters! This meme is all about photos of animals/critters. So make your post, link back to Misty's Musings visit other Camera-Critters captures, and have fun! Each week, on Sunday evening/night, a Camera-Critters capture from that week will be … [Read more...]


Turkey Nuts on a menu? We went to visit my son at college a couple of weeks ago, and it happened to be my husbands birthday. We, along with our friends (a couple), and her parents, celebrated his birthday at this wonderful steakhouse. When we were finished, my 12 year old daughter and I decided to go wait outside for everyone (we were getting … [Read more...]