Thursday, July 30, 2009

Aloha Friday

An Island Life is hosting Aloha Friday.
. I thought it would be fun to participate. All you have to do is answer the question I ask by leaving a
comment. Then click over to An Island Life and link up to Aloha Friday with your own question!

My Question:

This question is not for Democrats or Republicans ect.. this is just a common sense question. Do you think that the president and members of Congress should read the health care bill before pushing it through?

My Answer:
Simply. Yes.
Oh and a follow up to my last week's question re: the animals having the right to sue?! Guess what? There is a new "guy" by the name of John P. Holdren, the man who now advises President Barack Obama on science and technology issues. "Giving “natural objects” -- like trees -- standing to sue in a court of law would have a “most salubrious” effect on the environment" Holdren wrote

Oh don't forget to enter my two giveaways at the top of of my blog!

Heath Care Chart

OK here is the chart! The post from the other day.. only had a link to the chart! This is the Chart describing the health plan that the government is trying to force through. Confusing? Just a tad!

I love Shoes!!

Fly Jane has really great shoes. Shoes that one day when I "GET SKINNY" I will wear lol I love these Awesome Red Shoes !

The cool thing is..If you aren't into HEELS then don't worry they have a huge selection of flats and sandals.. a lot of them under 30 dollars!! | Celebrity Fashion for the Diva on a Budget

Journals With a Purpose (Coupon Code)

Have you heard of the Company "Between Me and You"? I have recently introduced to this company and absolutely love the concept. What do they sell? Well, simply? Journals! Journals for every anyone.

Each Journal has a name on the front like this one below:

This one is for your "Honey". Inside a Question or Questions appear on each page. The concept is to give this to your "Honey" and have them fill it out. When they are done they return it to YOU! Isn't that sweet? There are journals for Moms, Dads, siblings, Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents, ect... I love this.. Can you imagine the stories, information, and bits of treasures you would have if you had your parents or grandparents fill a journal out?

Hey I have a coupon code for you to! When you checkout.. just put in the code: NotSoPerfect for a 1 dollar off!! Wooo hooo!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Adorable Dress Giveaway

Kris from Hands House and Heart Full is hosting a really sweet giveaway sponsored by Girlie Bows. Girlie Bows.. has a shop on Etsy.. selling the most adorable little dresses and bows. I could hardly pick a favorite. I love to dress my little girl in frilly girly dresses.. which makes me thrilled I found Girlie Bows!!! One lucky winner will receive an adorable dress!

Glider Giveaway

Storkcraft Tuscany Glider and Ottoman, Cherry and Beige

Two of a Kind Working on a Full House is hosting a wonderful giveaway sponsored by Stork Craft! One Lucky winner will receive a Tuscany Glider and Ottoman! This glider is so beautiful..and looks so roomy! I would love to win this for myself! lol :)

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Health Care? or... is it Control?!

It is very interesting why the government doesn't want us to see the "CHART" for the New Health Care Plan! You can see it here! Take a look at it.. and I dare you.. just try and make sense of it!

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It's All About the Ratings!

I know most of you out there are either just starting a website/blog or even if you are an experienced one time or another you didn't know one "click" from another. How to upload a file. Let alone what in the world HTML meant! Web hosting is another one of those terms..that make you go "huh?".. Do I need that? What in the world is it? How will it help me? Believe me I am one of those with all the questions.

The definition for Web Hosting is the service of hosting a site on the Internet making it viewable for other user on the net. You can find many Web Hosting services that are actually free. However, you sometimes run into annoying pop ups and ads. And you have less control in the customizing department.

There is an awesome site that compares a bunch of Web Hosting Companies. Compares their pricing, services, and best of all the star rating by other users! I always check reviews on everything.. before I purchase! You can find all kinds of options such as the unix web hosting, or windows hosting, VIP hosting and so much more. I certainly cannot and do not pretend to understand all the computer jargon but I do understand how to find a good deal! So the bottom line is if you are looking for a Web Hosting Company...always compare before buying!

Birthday Giveaway

I Started Out As A Child is hosting a really sweet giveaway! Since July is her birthday month she decided to celebrate by rewarding 4 winners with some really great "stuff"! Did I mention chocolate too? lol Head on over...Ends on July 31st! Please wish her Happy Birthday!

Giveaway Lists!

Want to List Your Giveaway HERE? Link up! :) Make sure to put your END Date with your Giveaway!

Keurig Giveaway

Wouldn't you love to win a Keurig coffee maker? I have been wanting one forever! It seems like such an easy coffee maker and mess free. Look What Mom Found is hosting a Giveaway for a Keurig! Wooo hoooo! The Giveaway ends on August 3rd. So there is still time to enter!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

My Little Doll

My little Doll playing with blocks. I love this picture.. She is wearing the necklace my husband bought her in San Diego!

Extreme Makeover: Me Edition

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Alright How Am I doing? Well, hmmm can't say that I have achieved making myself complete priority yet.. but slowly working on it. Here is a picture of the TV I finally hung in our exercise room. See how high it is? My husband was making fun of me for not measuring the wiring! lol

Exercise is still not my main focus :( But I am working on it. Other than more hot air excuses.. that's pretty much how I am these days! :)

Home Made Pinata!

Have you ever made a Pinata? I have many times.. I have always used newspaper. With a flour, water, and salt mixture. However, I realized I didn't have any newspaper, so I started thinking.. and suddenly I remembered I had a few phone books in the garage. Who uses phone books anymore? lol Anyway, My tip is cutting strips out of the phone book! It works great!!

Here is my Pinata after it was dry! I popped the balloon in the center. Now I have to buy some tissue paper and a poster board to finish up with the "Cat and the Hat" theme! (for my son's bday). This is such an easy project. A little messy and takes a couple of days to dry, but my word.. it's better than paying 20 dollars for one..when you can be creative with your own at home for pennies!
1 part flour to 2 parts water with a 1 to 2 TBLS of Salt to prevent mold! It needs to be a thick glue like texture!

Cool Stuff For FREE!

I was able to get both of these things FREE plus a princess canopy for my daughter (couldn't find a pic). You know how I was able to get these FREE?? Just by using Swagbucks as my search engine everyday I was able to earn enough.. and cash my Bucks in for a Disney Gift card!! Wooo hooo :) All my stuff is in the mail.. will be here just in time for my son's birthday!

Try Swagbucks out if you haven't already!!!

Search & Win

The Vent Valve is Open! lol

I have a question. Why is it that people or family (Not naming any nameslol) that do not like you.. continue to google your name or your families names???? (You know there are tracking programs that allows you to know when people google your name or your families names) The only thing I can think of is that person wants to find something wrong..or something they can use against me or my family. All I have to say is good luck.. you'll be looking alongggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg time!

But seriously quit googling(actually you have been using "yahoo" to search) my parents lol They have done nothing to you..they have always been kind to you. Oh and googling my brother and his family is not cool either UGH If you want to know how my family is doing then you can ask. :) My husband just tells me to ignore it.. and I try..but when you mess with my family it is difficult to overlook. This kind of goes along with an earlier post here!

A little about me...

It is that time again!!!! I am thinking of attempting to lose weight for the 100 millionth time. haha. This time I know it will work :)

In November of 2007, I gave birth to my second child, a C-Section. Not only did that put me back physically, but I also developed high blood pressure. I am only 29. Talk about discouraging.

I started gaining weight in highschool. Seems to have followed me everywhere. My ultimate goal is to lose 120 lbs but I'll settle for 10 right now. haha.

There is absolutely no reason why I cannot succeed in this weight loss endeavor. I have exercise equipment. I guess that means I have to use it. Also, I am going to attempt the Carbohydrates Addict Diet. I have had some success with this in the past.

So I am thinking, with putting my progress out for the world to see.. it will force me to make the right choices. Let's hope!! Feel free to comment on anything or tell your story. It's always encouraging to hear about others successes. Join me on this weight loss journey...

My Weight Progress: