July 2008 Blog Posts (142)

August

It will be a busy month this August. I have a couple of projects to complete which is a MUST DO.
I've also joined two challenge a 29 day giving challenge and a 30day challenge to learn how to market myself properly via the internet.

On the home front I hope to successfully wean my younger boy in 2-3mths time so that everyone can get a better nights rest.

Added by Dominique Goh on July 31, 2008 at 10:49pm — No Comments

Priceless!!

So Katie came to me tonight right before bed time with a Mickey Mouse key chain and said "mommy Mickey Mouse said I can have a snack' and I said 'well Mickey Mouse did not ask mommy and mommy said no". She looked at the key chain and said "I Told YOU Mickey Mouse" and walked away!

Added by identity theft sucks! on July 31, 2008 at 9:22pm — No Comments

New to Mom Bloggers

Hello, ladies. I am new to this community. I am excited to participate and to get all I can from the Mom Bloggers Club. Sounds like fun.

Added by Lisa@blessedwithgrace on July 31, 2008 at 6:31pm — No Comments

First Time PTO board member

Okay, so we had our last PTO planning meeting before the first day of school and I think we got the year in order. We met at a local mexican restaurant which was great because I don't think there's any better way of getting to modivated and productive than doing it over food. I'm always hungry! So anyway, I still don't really know what the role of the PTO Vice president is supposed to be. All I really do is throw out a few ideas and opinion and take notes. I can already see that this year is… Continue

Added by Kay on July 31, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why Do I Bother?

Well, I called a family member yesterday to tell her about my surgery. I figured I should let her know instead of her hearing about it afterwards. The conversation went something like this



Me: I’m having some surgery on Friday



Her: What for?



Me: I’m having some work done to my lower eyelids.



Her: I know you’ve got those big bags under your eyes.



Me: Ya…they are caused by Graves Disease.



Her: Grades? Grays?



Me: No, it’s… Continue

Added by Elle Burton on July 31, 2008 at 10:51am — No Comments

Last night was a big night for me

So, there is something that is a huge part of my life these days that I was not sure if I wanted to publish in a blog... but last night I realized that it truly and irrevocably impacts who I am, so I need to include it here....



I am in a 12 step program for addiction... my particular vice is not really important to share, and since they are supposed to be annonymous, I will keep that private for now.



But last night was an amazing meeting for me....



There was a… Continue

Added by Moo on July 31, 2008 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

Choose your beverage!

It's summer time, and I don't know about you, but I still reach for my coffee. I do drink tea as well, and it's a better alternative to caffeinated bevarges or any sugary drinks. Take a look at the facts: drinks per caffeine content. Caffeine Per 6-oz. cup in Milligrams Espresso (2 oz) 60-90 mg Drip coffee 60-180 mg Black tea 25-110 mg Oolong tea 12-55 mg Green tea 8-16 mg Herbal tea 0 mg.







Let's talk more benefits of tea. Tea Boosts Insulin Activity Studies carried out at… Continue

Added by carole harris on July 30, 2008 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday Walkers

Since I got my new camera, I just had to go to the beach today and both walk and, of course, snap some cool photos with my new lens.

In fact, I was walking on the beach when an Earthquake hit Southern California today.

I had no idea it occurred let alone the fact I didn’t feel it.

It wasn’t…

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Added by LisaN on July 30, 2008 at 10:07am — 1 Comment

What'cha Do That For?

Ever get asked that question? Sure. Have you ever been asked that question by your husband? This is a very famous saying in our family with all the men. This is their classic question after one of us falls/hurts ourselves or just does something we didn’t mean to do.



Stacy: For me, I fall, a lot. I admit it, it’s embarrassing. I’m so totally uncoordinated. I can be walking straight and just fall on the ground. And every time I will get “What’cha do that for?” Hmmm let me think…I… Continue

Added by Elle Burton on July 30, 2008 at 9:59am — No Comments

I don't know

if I am depressed or just want to take the time off and relax. My body says get up and move, go find a job but my mind says "Wait, take it all in stride and you'll be ok..
I am so confused today.. I dont have the inniative to do anything.

We were supposed to bring the granddaughter to Universal Studios but that may be on hold. I want to make sure bills are all paid first. Hoping we can survive on one major income for a while.

Why did this have to happen?

Added by Deanna on July 30, 2008 at 8:53am — No Comments

The One Where I Write My Own Eulogy

It’s been a long week, folks.



Jimmy’s service, Grandma’s service and reading the stark words of a fellow blogger who’s just been diagnosed with cancer, I realize that staying positive is more than just a rainbow and kitten-nose outlook on life. It’s really freaking hard work!



I watch the way others cope, not in a judgmental way, but more in a “if that works for them, would it work for me?” introspective way. At… Continue

Added by Anissa Mayhew on July 30, 2008 at 12:26am — No Comments

Why clix sense, just makes CENTS!!!!

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PREMIUM MEMBERS - when one of your direct referrals upgrade their account to a Premium membership, you are instantly paid $2 for that members upgrade. When that member refers a new member who upgrades to premium you are instantly paid a $1 override commission. You just got paid for doing NOTHING! Even better, that same scenario… Continue

Added by carole harris on July 30, 2008 at 12:12am — No Comments

Why did downsizing have to include me?

What a day I had yesterday!!! First after 5 years, I was let go from my job.

I have mixed feelings about this. First, I was wanting to leave this place for many years, but didnt want to go like this. I think we can survive now... I know we can survive!! Just have to clip coupons, look for sales and no extra things for a while.



Everyone says that God has a purpose and plan for everything. What is my purpose and plan? I dont know yet. My mom has been sick in Chicago for a long… Continue

Added by Deanna on July 29, 2008 at 12:40pm — 2 Comments

I am a blogging slacker

I admit it... and I suck and I am sorry for that....



So I finished all three books in the Twilight series and I am anxiously waiting for Breaking Dawn to come out..



And it makes me think, do we always see people for who they are on the inside? It seems a central theme to these books... how often do we let preconceived notions affect who we allow ourselves to love?



I think seeing the REAL truth about someone is hard... and courageous... and its a goal to strive… Continue

Added by Moo on July 29, 2008 at 11:04am — No Comments

Going in for a Revision

After Friday there’s going to be a new revised Elle. I’m having a lower eyelid revision and I have my wonderful Graves disease to thank for it. I’m kind of freaked out because I’m going to be awake for it. I don’t know how I’ll feel as that needle gets close to my eyes, Yikes! At least my insurance will pay for it. That was a big surprise. I figured they’d say no and then I wouldn’t actually have to go through with it. So it’s now or never. I didn’t think I’d be getting plastic surgery on my… Continue

Added by Elle Burton on July 29, 2008 at 10:12am — No Comments

Breaking bread

Today I was a victim of produce abuse.





I still am trying to come to terms with the harsh reality of the events that occurred today, so bear with me as I work through this as the emotions are still quite raw...





I will be the first to admit that I have some--how shall I say this--anal-esque practices. (I can picture my husband reading this post and nodding his head vigorously.) Grocery shopping is no exception.





In my defense, I am a mother of… Continue

Added by Suzi Crowder on July 28, 2008 at 11:05pm — 1 Comment

My Day

Today flew by..a little too fast. Its already late..and I just brushed my teeth. I am so happy I am married..dont know how I would do it alone..LOL..

Added by Julie H. on July 28, 2008 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Chef and Naturalist Team Up to Create Natural Hand Crafted Soap

Chef and Naturalist Team Up to Create Natural Hand Crafted Soap

Edited by Liisa Sullivan

Wed, 28 May 2008, 10:31:20 EDT





RALEIGH, N.C., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do you get when you combine a chef and a naturalist? No, it's not a trick question. The result is beautifully handcrafted soap from Natural Handcrafted Soap, a Raleigh, N.C.-based company. "Making soap is a lot like cooking," Nick, co-owner of Natural Handcrafted Soap, explains. "It requires… Continue

Added by Handmade soap on July 28, 2008 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Monkey Trouble

J Man and Sissy are at it again. They both came running into the kitchen yelling “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, Mommy” non-stop. Each “Mommy” getting louder and whinier because they both want to be the first one to tell on the other. Somehow I manage to convince them to get along which results in them ganging up on me.



I’m sitting at the computer trying to figure out what to write when all of a sudden there’s a Monkey Webkins on my head. Those two love nothing better than to torment me… Continue

Added by Elle Burton on July 28, 2008 at 3:45pm — 1 Comment

Let's help Tuesday fight cancer!!!!!

A friend in my multiples group has just learned that her 22 month old daughter has Stage 4 Neuroblastoma(cancer). On my blog to the right I have added buttons in order to help Tuesday and her family beat this!

Please join in helping us help Tuesday and her family.

Thank you,
Melissa Briggs
http://briggs1997.blogspot.com/

Added by Melissa on July 28, 2008 at 1:23pm — No Comments

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