Archives for 2008

Wordless Wednesday ~ Baby, It's Cold Outside

Ok so all morning long I have been walking around the house singing.  Baby, Is Snowing outside.  SO I changed the song around a little but still I have been singing all day.  I have wanted snow for so long now.  It just did not feel like December without snow.  Sweet sweet snow. SO we got snow.  Not tons of snow but a lot.  Kids are on their way out to play in the snow so I have to go but wanted to share the pictures with you anyways. … [Read more...]

Christmas Shopping all Year Long

photo credit: OiMax I am so about Christmas it is not even funny. I love Christmas. I love to shop at Christmas, I love to shop for Christmas presents. So this year Hubby decided that we would do all our shopping at one time. Well I am one that shops all year long. I start the day after Christmas and by the time December rolls around all I have left to get is the big gifts. Well not this year. So the other day Hubby asks, " When are you going to start wrapping presents?" I was like what … [Read more...]

I Am Married to a Navy Man

Do you know that the old saying goes that you marry a man just like your father is completely true. I married a man that I learn more and more is like my father every day. Both clean freaks, both perfectionist, both Navy Veterans. Now growing up I did not understand why my Dad kept such a clean nice house all the time. So many other kids houses I went to the Moms kept the houses and the Dads did not. My Dad kept our house is ship shape as he would call it. We had weekly cleaning called … [Read more...]

5 Ideas for Cooking Cheap, When All You Have Are Black Beans

By: Nicole Dean Your family budget depends on your ability to stretch your paycheck as far as you can, and then to stretch it even further. Most families will agree that money spent at the grocery store can be trimmed a great deal with some smart shopping and cooking. You don't have to give up nutrition when your budget is tight if you embrace this frugal classic; the black bean. If you find yourself wandering aimlessly through the aisles of your grocery store, looking for something to make … [Read more...]

A Giveaway I Have To Win

My family loves Cake and I mean loves Cake.  We would eat cake at dessert time every night if we could.  But I am always looking for healthier cake.  I know is that possible.  But Naturally Nora cake & frosting mixes are/can be allergen-free, soy-free, dairy-free, and are kosher! and even better the cake mixes also do not have hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors, or preservatives. But the best part is that A Mom's Review is giving their readers a chance to win a y … [Read more...]