Monday

My marriage...................

I have been very depressed about my husband for a while now and I guess it is time to hold my chin up and figure out just what I am going to do. This afternoon I have decided to stop feeling sorry for myself and start thinking of my child. I am still sad, but I know I am a strong person who will be able to handle it. I actually feel better since I have realized Matt wants out of the marriage and I am done trying to hold on to something that isn't going to last and is making us both unhappy. And it is effecting our son, and he is the most important person in the world and we need to think of him first.

Now I need to figure out what the next step is going to be. I haven't a clue other then it will be one that is going to change our lives and hopefully for the better. I so love being married and being a family, but I also love being happy and seeing us all happy.

Through all of this I still cannot find it in me to hate or even really dislike Matt. I know he was been through a lot in his life and is depressed. I hope one day he will find the one thing that will make he happy. It doesn't make me proud to know that I am not that one thing, but I hope we will be able to stay friendly for our child. Adam is a wonderful little boy who loves everyone and he doesn't need both of his parents acting like children.

How can I be happy for christmas?

Christmas time ~ my favorite time of the year! sled bells ring, Frosty the snowman and santa. Presents under the tree, tinel everywhere! The holiday season of smiles and cheer, well I don't have it this year.

Instead it lose the wedding ring, ex husband to be and cheaters. Warcraft games and misery everywhere! The holiday season of tears and numbness.

I have to find a way to be happy and make it a time to remember for Adam. I put the tree up and the lights are on. We have some cute snowmen ornaments to put on, but do I unpack them or keep the boxes ready to go.

My husband took the weekend to spend with me and said maybe we can work it out and then when I came home Sunday from work, I was told that he changed his mind and wants to be able to play on the computer longer.

I would love to write a letter to this women from the game, not sure if I would send it but I would feel better. Matt and I have been talking and he doesn't care about my feeling so writing the letter to hiim would be a waist of time.

Has anyone gone there divorce? How did you do? Any advice on how to make it so Adam doesn't feel like it is his fault? Or how to make sure he isn't unhappy. I really want to be able to make the right choices for him and not think about my unhappiness and make the wrong choices. Any and all help ~ I would love.

Tuesday

I am sorry but I won't be on to much because....

My husband has been playing the game war of warcrafts for like a year now and he loves it. within the last couple of months he has been playing with a group of the same people and he is on the thing all night. At first he tells me he will be getting texts from people in the group to let him know when to be on do to runs (whatever runs are?????) so, okay whatever.

Then I went to answer he phone for him because he was busy and didn't get it in time. So, he asked me to look to see who it was (it was his dad) but I noticed a lot of called from someone named Lyndi. I asked who it was and he said someone on the game. I then asked why they were having long conversations on the phone. He said it was only to tell when to play. So, I asked, how long does it take to tell the time and why are you talking on the phone with some women all the time?

Then he says she needs him. They are really good friends and she doesn't have any friends off the game and needs to talk because her husband beats on her. I got pissed and told him that was wrong and he shouldn't be talking with her. And that she should get off the computer go out in the real world and make some friends and get help. Her talking to my husband was going to solve her problems. So, he told her that he wasn't going to talk to her on the phone anymore and that they should just play the game and keep it about the game. (well, this is what he told me he said, and like a big ass I believed him)

A few days later he is talking about the big group getting together to have a convention to play the game together. I don't understand that star trek shit either. He said it's just a bunch of people playing on their computer in the same room as a team against others. So, we will be paying $500.00 or more for him to go to another state to play a game on our computer??????????????

As he is getting stuff organized with the trip that he will be going on at the beginning of February, he say there are only going to be 7 of them and one is that girl. And she was telling him which hotel was the best. If you are talking to her how did you get the information from her I ask?? He said, well we talk sometime, I love talking to her and the way she treats me. What, you don't know her or even what she looks like, heck maybe she isn't even a girl? And he said, oh we talk on the game now with the microphones and she sound like a girl. We argued a little more. sorry out the butt, but is still going and really wants to be able to continue talking with her, she needs him. I said then pack your shit and move in with her and her husband.

Finally, things back to normal, so I thought and then out of the blue last night my husband wants to separate and live in the basement. Tell me all kinds of stuff that is wrong with our relationship and that he isn't good enough for me and just needs to let me go. For hours he went on and on. I had a terrible time sleeps and get up to pay the bills online and my laptop isn't on my desk. I went downstairs and guess what he is talking to that B***H on the computer!!!!!!!!!!!!

I asked for the computer and he said he would bring it up to me and he has to finish. I said no, I will wait for him to get done. He said no, I will bring it up I need to finish what I am going on here. I asked are you talking to her. No, no I'm not talking to her, I promise. Just go upstairs and I will be up in a minute to talk to you. I said, you are lieing, give me the computer now! So, I go to get it and he said, hey, I have to go ~ I am log out now and hurried and hit the button before I could see. And I asked again and he said yes, he was talking to her about our problems and she told him to stay with me and work it out because she wasn't leaving her husband. So, then he changing his tune and wants to be a big happy family and for me to forget everything that has happened. I don't think I can.



I am typing this so fast I am sure I left out half of the information, but I am crying to hard to read it over to check. I just don't know what to do and I don't know if I can ever trust him again.

We are both going to take a week off from the computer and see if we can work this out. I am not sure what to do, I am so confused.

Thursday

How to Join Mommalog | eHow.com

I am so excited one of my articles on eHow just got published!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! whoo - hoo!

How to Join Mommalog | eHow.com

Yeah ~ It's my birthday!!!!!!!!!



So far it's been an awesome day! I had lunch with my mom and son and then we went shopping. I have to work but I am sure it will be fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday

My review of the Glade® Sense & Spray™ Automatic Freshener

I am a Bzz Agent and this is one of the great products I was able to review for them!

Get long-lasting freshness only when you need it with the first motion-activated air freshener from Glade. The Glade sense & spray Automatic freshener is in one word awesome! I put it in my bathroom and whenever the light is turned on it gives a spray of fresheness.

How does it work? The unit automatically sprays fragrance when the sensor detects motion, then locks for 30 minutes to conserve the refill. (I love that it locks for the 30 minutes ~ to save the fragrance from being used up to quickly) Of course, if you need an instant burst of Glade® fragrance at any time just press the boost button on the front of the unit and you're set.

Glade® Sense & Spray™ motion-activated freshener is definitely the smart way to keep your home smelling fresh. It's easy to set up and easy to use. All you have to do is insert the refill canister in the sleek spray unit, pull the red tab to activate the batteries, place it where you need it and forget about it. Glade® Sense & Spray™ motion-activated freshener will take care of the rest!

Glade says that the spray will last about 30 days, but mine it still going strong! I will be buying the refills and continuing to use this product because it works everytime!

Getting started
The Glade® Sense & Spray™ motion-activated freshener starter kit has everything you need to, you know, get started. It has a suggested retail price of $8.99 and includes:

One smart spray unit
One refill canister (Clean Linen™, Clear Springs® or Apple Cinnamon scent)
2 AA batteries

This is an awesome product that I love!!! My bathroom has never smelt so fresh and clean. My family came over for a party and everyone wanted to know what I was using and I explained that it was the Glade Fragrance spray and told them how it works and how wonderful the bathroom has smelt with 2 boys in my home and two of my sister went out and bought them.

I am going to get another one for the family room! I think everyone should have one in the bathroom!! :)

Thanks and I hightly recommend this product and thank Bzz for the opportunity to review the product!!!!

Arts and Crafts Boo ~ boo!




We were making crafts to give for Christmas presents and my son cut his finger and ran around saying I got a boo - boo, mommy. Like a hundred times. He isn't bleeding anymore, but is mad at the scissors like it's the scissors fault. He is so cute. I hope he will use the scissor without being afraid he will cut his finger again. I think he'll be okay ~ his a boy :)

Monday

Free Lipton Green tea samples

https://cloud1.skybridgemg.com/LiptonTea/

Click on the link above and then fill out the form and you will recieve a free sample of Lipton tea. You will recieve 4 sample bags of your choice of tea. It will take 6 to 8 weeks to get the samples, but Lipton makes the best so start something good that is not only delicious, but healthy!

Thursday

Adornit Blog Hop!

I am so excited to be part of the blog hop for Christmas!!! It is my favorite time of year. I made a scrapbook page about my son and his gifts. I added a little extra albums to put all of his presents in as something different, and I think it turned out pretty good. I hope everyone else likes it as well.




I cannot wait to see everyone else's creations!!! Remember when viewing the blog hop to start at the beginning so you are able to view everyone's christmas projects!!!! Here is the link to go to the beginning of the blog hop www.adornitscrapbook.com/bloghop

the next blog for you to enjoy is Cathy Sanders at http://whatsupwithcathy.blogspot.com

I hope you all have a ver merry christmas!!!

Wednesday

Make It Merry Blog Party: Day One

I have taken part of the 30-Minute CARD Challenge. And I loved doing it and my five year old son also got excited and made a card too!! I think I like his the best!! :)

Here are a few pictures of my cards ~ I was able to make 4 different cards during the 30 minutes.



Here are pictures of my favorite 2!!





And here are pictures of my son and his card!





Day one of the Adornit’s Christmas Blog Party!

Let’s get this party started! We’re jumping right in – today is CHRISTMAS CARD day. We have some great samples, and, of course, something fun for you to do – our 30-Minute CARD Challenge.

Goals of the 30 minute challenge:

■ To encourage you to focus your efforts on actually making cards rather than searching for card ideas and supplies!

■ To help you realize that if you start your cards NOW, you’ll actually be able to finish and send them this year.

■ To help you overcome the perfectionism that stifles creativity. You really can make great cards in only 30 minutes!


So here’s what you do:

1. Look at our all of our fun card ideas – you can even print your favorites to refer to later.

2. Gather your supplies (you won’t need a lot).

3. Set your timer for 30 minutes.

4. MAKE some cards. Work fast!

5. Post a photo of your finished cards on your blog. Add a comment to this blog post with a link to your blog. We can’t wait to see what you make in 30 minutes! Of course there will be a prize or two involved for participants!

Go to http://georganahall.typepad.com/
to get the rest of the information!!!

Okay, so I am off to make my christmas card!!! :0)

Tuesday

The Christmas Blog party hop!

Create your Make It Merry project. It can be a layout, card, album, home décor project, gift, or even a recipe! Post your completed project on your blog by Thursday night, November 12.
I will contact you by email on Nov. 11 with the blog address of the next hop participant after you. You will need to include the person’s name and LINK TO THEIR BLOG at the end of your Blog Hop post so that the hop can continue. I will post a master list of every Blog Hop participant on my blog the day the hop starts.
PLEASE – write these dates on your calendar and contact me by Nov. 9 if you will not be able to participate. The Blog Hop is a chain and if one link is broken, the hop becomes frustrating to all participants.



DATES TO REMEMBER:

Right now: add the Adornit Blog Hop widget to your blog.

asap: create your project, take photos, and write some fun information about yourself and your project – so you’ll be all ready to post it when the time comes.

Nov. 10: email Georgana if you CANNOT participate.

Nov. 11: go to Georgana’s blog for Day 1 of Make It Merry. The Blog Party will continue for the next five days, with the Blog Hop on Day 3, Nov. 13.

Nov. 12: create your blog post and post it on your blog so everything’s ready for tomorrow. Be sure to include the name and blog address link of the next participant.

Nov. 13: it’s Blog Hop day!

Nov. 14 and 15: the party continues on Georgana’s blog with more ideas and free stuff!

If you haven't signed up yet, hurry this looks like it is going to be so much fun!!!
You need to email georgana@adornit.com
your blog address and your email address and that you want to be part of the Christmas Blog Party & Blog Hop! Good luck and have fun!!!!!!!!

Monday

The Princess and the Frog!!!!!!


The Princess and the Frog is an animated family film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, which is loosely based on E.D. Baker's novel The Frog Princess. I love this story as a child and can not wait to watch the movie!!!!

A prince named Naveen (Bruno Campos) from the land of Maldonia[6] is transformed into a frog by the evil scheming voodoo magician Dr. Facilier (Keith David). The frog prince mistakes a girl named Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) for a princess and has her kiss him to break the spell. However, the kiss doesn't break the spell, but instead turns Tiana into a frog as well. Together, the two of them must reach the good voodoo priestess of the Bayou, Mama Odie, while befriending a trumpet-playing alligator and a hopelessly romantic firefly along the way. The film will open in limited release in New York and Los Angeles on November 25, 2009 before expanding into wide release on December 11, 2009

I love that the kiss doesn't break the spell and that is turns the girl into a frog. I love how they changed the story, put a little twist on it. I will be going to the movie theather the night it opens with my family. I might be 38 years old, but I am one of Disney's biggest fans!!!!!

Heads up ~ a monthly header giveaway!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pieces of Me

This is an awesome contest for all who are looking for a new blog header!!! Which is something I really need :0)

Pieced of Me is doing the contest and this is what she says; "Ok, here's the scoop. I will be giving away one OH-SO-CUTE header each month for one year. November's winner will be getting a little extra somethin' somethin'. Each winner will be announced and featured as my Peep of the Month on the 1st Monday of the month."

I am totally excited about it and had to tell everyone the news! Take a minute to stop by her blog to check it out and follow even if you don't want a new header, it is a really neat blog that I will be going back to often.

This link will take you right to the contest and you will be able to see all of the super cute headers!!!!!

http://piecesofmiti.blogspot.com/2009/11/my-blogoversary-is-almost-here-and-to.html


Good luck to all who enter!!!

Sunday

Sunday blogger spotlight


Sunday Blogger spotlight ~

I have been sick all day so I am going to spotlight one blog today.

This is a blog that I think is great. I love the beginning of her page, she states " if you LOVE run on sentences, grammar ERRORS, and just plain words missing. THEN I am YOUR gal." I love that sentence!!! and it pulls you in to want to read more. this blog is written by Grissell Barros at
http://stay-at-homemomwhoknew.blogspot.com/

She is a mother of four wonderful and cute kids and is very happy to be able to be a stay at home mom. I think it is awesome that one think she enjoys doing the most is laughing loudy!!~ it shows that she loves life!! she has received 7 well deserved awards for her blog and it is designed by hot biggity blog ~ so cute!!

Made sure to read her post ~ sucks getting old!!! so true! :0)

If you haven't checked out her blog ~ please take the time to do so, you'll love it :)

What makes me a Theta Mom!


I have been tagged by Theta Mom, http://www.thetamom.com/ I am to share five experiences that have helped to shape me into a Theta Mom (The True, Authentic Mom).

1. My son has had a lot of problems with his ears and hearing. Which has made him behind on his speech. Since he last surgery we have been working really hard to teach him new words and to help him to talk more. I feel really bad when he is trying to communicate something and we don't understand, and it frustrates him a lot!

2. When my son was a baby everytime we'd go into Walmart he would start screaming and crying for no reason. People would follows us around asking if he was okay. As soon as we'd walk out the crying would stop. It was the strangest thing, but we learned to do different things to try to get him to not cry. The best one was to go right before lunch and let him eat while we quickly ran around and got all the grocery. We learn to shop fast then, but now he asks to go to Walmart all the time.

3. School was/is a huge learning experience for me and my husband. When we put our son into pre k thinking he would be well taken care of and wasn't ~ well that was a huge eye opener about the system. And then we took the time so go out and find the best school with caring teachers. We are so happy for him to start school this week and we are hoping he loves it!!!

4. I think the biggest thing that made me a true Authentic Mom was the fact that my husband didn't want kids at the time we got pregnant and wasn't there for our son as much, so I did everything. I got so used to being the parent that did it all that when my husband desided he was ready to be a parent it was hard at first to let him. Now it is awesome to have a partner who wants to help and also wants to be there for his son.

5. I always knew I wanted to be a parent and growing up I wanted tons of kids. But my husband only wants one and will not change his mind on the subject at all! As I grow closer to my 40s I don't think I want to be pregnant again, especially seeing one of my older sister going through it and listening to all her new pains. I am now content to being a mom of one child. And I am able to stop treating him like a baby and let him be an older child. He is a really good son who is always making me laugh and I enjoy hanging with. He is very inventive and loves doing goofy things to get his dad and me laughing!!!!

Being a Mother is the most rewarding and fun job I've ever had!! And I look forward to what the future brings.

So now I am to challenging the following bloggers as well as any fabulous reader of my blog to grab this tag and post some experiences that have helped to shape YOU as a Theta Mom! I would love for you to play along, so go grab the tag and let's get this party started! Don't forget to tag other Theta Mom bloggers and challenge them as well. I can't wait to read what you come up with!

http://crazylittlething-calledlife.blogspot.com/
http://kenziepoo.blogspot.com/
http://www.mommywords.com/
http://underthegoldenappletree.blogspot.com/

You can pick more people, I just choose 4 mom blogs I love. :)

Saturday

Day 7 of the gratitute challenge!!!

I am on day 7 of the gratitute challenge. I am so far behind, but with Adam's school progams and everyone getting sick in the house ~ I am happy to be able to get on my computer at all!!!!! :0)

so today's challenge is to take a picture of something/someone I am grateful for, so I took a picture of my family!!! This is my husband and son riding around the yard on the motorcycle.

Thursday

Gap Casting Call

The search is on for the next faces of babyGap and GapKids.
Gap is excited to announce the launch of its annual Casting Call in partnership with Disney Family.com - a site that provides inspiration and ideas for parents on a variety of topics important to today's families. Gap invites parents nationwide to enter babies (ages four and under) and kids (ages five to 10) into the Casting Call for a chance to be featured in the store windows of babyGap and GapKids in February 2010. Additionally, the winners will receive a VIP experience for four at Disney's THE LION KING in either New York or Las Vegas.
This year, we're also introducing the Fan Favorite, which gives your little stars a chance to win a seven-day/six-night family vacation to either Turks & Caicos or Jamaica from Beaches Resorts - The Luxury Included® Family Vacation.
How it Works:
Entries will be accepted from September 22 - October 22, 2009. Once the entry period closes, a panel of judges will narrow down all of the entries received to 20 finalists (five baby boys, five baby girls, five boys, and five girls). Those finalists will star in a professional Gap photo shoot the week of November 16, 2009. On December 7, 2009, the finalists will be announced on www.gap.com/castingcall and will be voted on by the public until December 21, 2009. The four children who receive the most votes (one from each of the categories) will be announced as the winners on February 1, 2010.

Sep. 22 - Oct. 22
Entry Period, Fan Favorite Voting Begins
Submit your favorite photo of your child(ren).
Encourage family and friends to vote daily for your child(ren) for the Fan Favorite.
Oct. 23 - Nov. 17
Judging Begins, Fan Favorite Voting Continues
Top 20 finalists are chosen, contacted and star in a professional Gap photo shoot.
Fan Favorite voting continues.
Dec. 7 - Dec. 21
Top 20 Voting Begins
Finalists are announced at www.gap.com/castingcall and voting begins.
Fan Favorite winner is announced.
Feb. 1, 2010
The Winners are...
The four children who receive the most votes (one from each of the categories) will be announced.

Good luck to all ~ let me know and I will vote for your child!!!!

here is the link http://family.go.com/gapcastingcall/

Tuesday

Two more awesome awards!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



I recieved the Lemonade stand award for great attitude or gratitude from http://www.strawberryseeds.net/ and http://dealightfullyfrugal.blogspot.com/ they both have such wonderful blogs ~ make sure you check them out!!!! And I thank them both for giving me this awesome award!


The rules for this award:

- Put the Lemonade logo on your blog or within your post.
- Nominate at least 10 blogs with great attitude or gratitude.
- Link the nominees within your post.
- Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
- Share the love and link to the person from whom you received this award.

I am passing this on to (in no particular order):

1.http://www.underthegoldenappletree.blogspot.com
2.http://www.thefabulousfinds.com
3.http://happymomof5.blogspot.com/
4.http://mandablogsabout.blogspot.com
5.http://kats-confessions.blogspot.com/
6.http://www.harvestfortomorrow.blogspot.com
7.http://ascendingbutterfly.blogspot.com/
8.http://www.lunchboxlimbo.blogspot.com/
9.http://www.realheartprints.com
10.http://nightowlmama.blogspot.com
11.http://caissashelton.blogspot.com
12.http://maddybrand.blogspot.com
13.http://shadesofgreenneo.blogspot.com/
14.http://myblessingsoverflow.blogspot.com/
15. http://gardenofmany.com/
16.http://mrsblogalot.blogspot.com/
17. http://athomewithheather.com/
18.http://www.guessingalltheway.com
19. http://thegrabbag-tanya.blogspot.com/
20.http://www.jaelcustomdesigns.com/



And then I recieved the Heartfelt Blogger Award from http://dealightfullyfrugal.blogspot.com/ also!! I really want to thank her for giving me this award too.

The rules of the award are :

* Display the award logo.
* Nominate up to 9 blogs that make you feel comfy or warm inside.
* Link to your nominees.
* Let them know they have been nominated by commenting.
* Link to the person from whom you receieved the award.

I am passing on this award to:

http://www.underthegoldenappletree.blogspot.com
http://www.strawberryseeds.net/
http://mrsblogalot.blogspot.com/
http://thegrabbag-tanya.blogspot.com/
http://www.guessingalltheway.com
http://www.beamingbalance.com/
http://imasleeperbaker.blogspot.com/
http://heniperrr.blogspot.com/
http://joannanherblogs.blogspot.com/

An award for being creative!!! I am so excited!!!


I just recieved an award from Manda http://mandablogsabout.blogspot.com/
I love her blog and if you haven't seen it yet, please go over and check it out!

I am so excited about this award because I love being creative and doing all kinds of arts and crafts. Thank you so much Manda!!!!

The rules for winning this award are:


Tell 7 things that you don't already know about me.
Name 7 other blogs to receive this award
Leave a comment on each of the blogs I nominated
Thank the person who gave you the award.

Okay, 7 things you don't already know about me..........

I am a middle child ~ 2 older and 2 younger and I like to be in the middle I am not someone who likes a lot of attention.

I am left handed.

I wanted to have another child... I wish I had a daughter. but my husband only wanted one and won't hear my side. :(

I love watching disney movies!

My favorite color in pink

I hate my first name (Roberta) my nickname is Robyn and I like it better than Roberta but still I could come up with 5 or 6 hundred names I like better LOL!!!!

I am a very happy easy going person who rarely gets mad.

And the seven blogs I am going to give this award to are:

http://www.strawberryseeds.net/
http://wallsthatwelcome.blogspot.com/
http://threepumpkinslittle.squarespace.com/
http://boutiquestitches.blogspot.com/
http://www.kenziepoo.blogspot.com/
http://www.mommywords.com/
http://www.bellaandgracies.blogspot.com/

Tasters Choice coffee sample package!!

Friends don't let friends over spend on coffee!

Tasters choice wants to send you 6 delicious flavors to try!!!!!
Just click on this link and within seconds you will be signed up and they will be on there way!!!

http://smartchoice.tasterschoice.com/#/Try_It_On_Us/

One sample package per person and 2 packages per household!!!
Allow up to 6 - 8 weeks for delivery to your home.

Sunday

My mother-in-law



My mother-in-law passed away from breast cancer 7 years ago and she was a wonderful women, who is missed by everyone! Since October is breast cancer awareness, I just wanted to post that I miss her and honor her today!



I love the fall and all the beautiful colors! I hope everyone is having a wonderful fall day!

FFF blog

I have started a Friends follow friends blog and would love for you to join! There are a lot of great members and blog hops!!

Thanks and happy following,
Robyn

http://friendsfollowingfriends.blogspot.com/

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Friday

Sorry I haven't posted anything in a while but my son has had a terrible week!!!!!!!!!!!!

My son started school (pre K) on Monday and he had terrible separation Anxiety!!! The teachers said that he would be fine, it would take a few days of crying and he would be better. He had never been to day care or babysat, only with me and my husband. He just turned five and this was subpost to be a wonderful advent in his life, but it was more like hell.

Monday when I went to pick him up they said he wouldn't eat breakfast so one of the teacher took him into a room by himself and trying to make him eat. Then he took his shoes off and one teacher held him down while another teacher forced them back on him. They said he cryed all day and try to get out of the door. When I walk into get him, adam trying to grab one of the teachers hands and she pushed him away and then walked away from him.

Tuesday he would go potty in the school, because they yelled at him Monday for getting some of his on the floor. Three teachers grabbed him and forcefully made his wash his hands, because at 11 am everyone just washes their hands for no reason really. He still cryed all day long. The teacher said he needed to much adult supervision and she cryed that adam and another boy cryed to much for their moms. Whenever we'd drop him off he was screaming that he was scaried of the teachers.

He began having nightmares ~ crying in his sleep no no please mommy help me.

Wed. I wasn't allowed in the classroom, so I was worried about him and decided to go sit in the parking lot to listen to the class room. I heard my son screaming ~ mommy, I want my mommy!!! And then I heard one of the teachers yelled, well, she's not coming, so give it a break!

I was so pissed that I went right in and took my son out of the school. He starts another school this next week! I hope he isn't to scared and they said my husband and I could stay with him until he is comfortable. There are a tons of other things that happened bad, but these were the worst.

Sunday

Happy Halloween!


I decided to get into the halloween spirit with my blog!!! I think I will be changing in with the seasons, so you'll have to keep coming back to see the new Simply Delightful cute page!


So happy halloween to all!

Saturday

Saving up to $55.00 from Nabiscoworld!


Hurry and get your free pack a smile savings booklet and calendar from nabiscoworld!!!

http://www.nabiscoworld.com/back-to-school/

one request per family and allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of booklet.

Day 6 of the Gratitute Challenge

Today is day 6 of the gratitute challenge and I am suppost to call someone I haven't talked to in a while.

So, I picked my little sister (well she is 29) so she isn't to little, but I haven't talked to her in awhile. I just called and let her know that I was here if she needed anything and that I loved her. We talked for quite a while about nothing really but it was a nice conversation. And I am glad for the challenge, or I wouldn't have called. Thanks!!!

Friday

Thursday Afternoon Tea with Richele

This afteroon let's make it really simple. Let's have fun getting to know each other with a questionaire.

I know we were suppost to do this on Thursday, but I have been busy and trying to get everything done. So here it is Saturday and I liked the questionaire so much I still wanted to do it. Thanks Richele!!! and her site is http://www.underthegoldenappletree.blogspot.com make sure to check it out!!!!


1) What color is your toothbrush?

purple and it's sponge bob! my son has a blue spongebob one


2) Name one person who made you smile today.

A boy at work tonight telling me jokes


3) What is your favorite candy bar?

twix


4) What is the last thing you said aloud?

oh Adam if you like the toy magazine here is another one with really cool toys in it


5) What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

cookies and cream



6) Ever go camping?

yes I love camping!!!!


7) Are you a cat person or a dog person?

dog


8) What was the last thing you ate?

chicken O's at work with ranch dressing


9) How long have you been blogging?

around 6 months


10) What or who is your inspiration for your blog?

hmmmmmmmmmmmm, just everything and everyone. I like to blog about everything, not just pick one thing.

People's play award!! vote now for your favorite!


Time to Play is proud to announce the 2009 People's Play Awards, a new initiative that gives the public a forum to select the toys and games they are hoping to receive this holiday season. Cast your vote to help create America's Holiday 2009 Wish List!

All nominees were carefully reviewed and selected by the Time to Play editorial team as the best and brightest of 2009. For information and images of each product, simply click on the name. To vote for your favorites, click the box next to the name.

Voting will continue through November 30, 2009. Winners will be announced in December.

Thanks for voting!

There are a lot of great toys to vote on and if you go right to this link you will see the list of categories to vote!!! Have fun:0)
http://www.timetoplaymag.com/peoplesplayawards/
Today is day 5 of the gratitute challenge and I am to write a list of all the blessings I currently have. Wow, there are so many I hope I do not forget everything!!

Blessing:

Of course my family is a huge blessing! I enjoy being a mom so much, I find myself smiling just sitting watching him. My friends are a wonderful blessing, I have a group of great friends that are always there for me and my family. My job ~ at this time is a wonderful blessing ~ I not only love the job, but the money is a nice blessing. Bloggin' and bloggin' friends ~ It is a very relaxing time to be able to get on here and write, read and learn.

Thursday

Blog award


An awesome blog award! I was given an award called "A strong cup of coffee" for having a blog good enough to wake you up in the morning and keeping you going all day!

I need to give this award to 7 different blogs that I think are blogs that keep you going! Here are 7 blogs that I enjoying reading:

http://underthegoldenappletree.blogspot.com/
http://dealightfullyfrugal.blogspot.com/
http://www.frugalmomknowsbest.com/
http://lifeasaceo.blogspot.com/
http://ladybugsandtonkatrucks.blogspot.com/
http://mandablogsabout.blogspot.com/
http://www.parentstlc.com/Site/Welcome.html

Day 4 of the Gratitute Challenge!

Today is day 4 of the gratitute challenge and I am to give thanks about something negative in my life! Between last night and this morning the most negative thing in my life is the grab button!!!!!!!! I have tryed and tryed to get it done correctly, but it proven to be a challenge! I have looked up how to do it and have try 6 different people's ways. And I am telling you I will get it done ~ hopefully today! And then I am going to write up the easiest way to do it and post it to my blog for people like me, who are finding it to be a negative experience in their bloggin' life!!!
I am smiling now, but let see how long it takes for my to accomplish this task! :0)

Wednesday

Free sample of Dentaburst!

Try a free sample!
Register now to get your free sample of Dentaburst. Simply complete the form at the link below and allow for six to eight weeks for delivery. Only one sample per household. US orders only, no international orders. Free Samples to the first 250,000 registrants to the combined "ShinetoGo.com" and "Dentaburst.com" offer.




http://www.dentaburst.com/try-now.php

I finally finished my button today!!!

I finally got my button completed!! It seems like it took forever, but I am hoping everyone likes it :0) and will grab it if you do!

Thanks,
Robyn

I got an award ~ yeah!!!!


Yesterday, Richele McFarlin, http://underthegoldenappletree.blogspot.com/ gave me the Best Blog Award and I am so excited about!!! I love her blog and feel honored to have recieved it from her!

The Blog Award Rules Are:

To accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award and his/her blog link. Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you have recently discovered and think are great! Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

Here are the fifteen blogs that I would like to give the award to:


http://www.guessingalltheway.com/
http://ascendingbutterfly.blogspot.com/
http://nightowlmama.blogspot.com/
http://www.thetamom.com/
http://happymomof5.blogspot.com/
http://kats-confessions.blogspot.com/
http://www.realheartprints.com/
http://myblessingsoverflow.blogspot.com/
http://www.wahmbahm.com/
http://gardenofmany.com/
http://joannanherblogs.blogspot.com/
http://christineshomeplace.blogspot.com/
http://www.anutinanutshell.com/
http://thegrabbag-tanya.blogspot.com/
http://www.coolestkidreviews.blogspot.com/

These are all great blogs that I am sure everyone will enjoy reading!

Day 3 of the Gratitute Challenge!

Today is day 3 of the gratitute challenge and I am to write about something I feel grateful for today. Today I am grateful that PreK announced that they will be starting on Monday since PA finally passed the budget and they will be getting fundings. My son is 5 and is so ready to go and make friends. I am excited and scaried at the same time. He has always been at home with me and my husband. We have only let a hand full of people watch him and now he will be with 3 different teachers that I don't know anything about. I am hoping he loves it!!! I went to the meeting last night and we weren't suppost to take our kids, but some of the kids were there and I think he is going to have fun with them. I cannot wait to meet the rest of the teachers and kids. I am going to volunteer the first day!

Tuesday

What a night ~ momma's not sharing her pillow with the dog!

Last night my son came into my room and said he was scaried, so I let him lay down in the bed. The next thing I hear is "Stewie, come on Stewie" Adam invited the dog to lay down too! Okay, I'm tire so whatever, they can both lay there as long as Adam goes to sleep. Then I feel a tug on my pillow. I asked Adam, "Why are you trying to take my pillow?, lay your head on dad's pillow." He says, "Come on, my pillow" I said again, "No, use dad's pillow." Adam then said, "Stewie needs a pillow." Oh no, I am not going without a pillow so the dog can have one! I hold on tight to my pillow and tell Adam that he needs to share his pillow with Stewie. In about 15 minutes they are both sleeping, laying there heads on the pillow. It was so cute!

Monday

Day 2 of the Gratitude challenge!!!!

Use the alphabet as a fun and quick format for making a list of things for which you feel grateful. Share this list with your social network through email, a blog post or a Facebook or MySpace page.

A ~ Adam
B ~ bloggin'~ I love to blog!
C ~ coffee ~ I dream of living next door to starbucks!
D ~ Devanie ~ my niece, she is the sweet person!
E ~ entertaining ~ I love having friends and family over
F ~ friends on and offline!
G ~ games all kinds, board, card, outside ~ I love them all!
H ~ home ~ I love my house.
I ~ ice cream and it doesn't matter the flavor ~ I love it all!
J ~ jumping ~ well I think it's cute when my son jumps and says it everytime he goes up in the air.
K ~ khols ~ I love this store!
L ~ love ~ all you need is love ~ LOL:)
M ~ music
N ~ neighbors ~ I live in a great neighborhood
O ~ organization ~ I dislike clutter!
P ~ pens ~ the finer the tip the better!
Q ~ quilts ~ I love to make them and sleep with them ~ nice and cozy!
R ~ relaxation ~ being a mother I'm not sure what this word is, but I remember liked it~~
S ~ scrapbooking
T ~ traveling
U ~ umbrella ~ any unusual design
V ~ vacationing
W ~ work ~ my job is great!
X ~ Xylophones ~ my son loves to play, but my husband is always trying to hide it!
Y ~ yard ~ I enjoy hanging out in my backyard with the family
Z ~ zoos ~ going to the zoo is one of my favorite things to do in the summer.





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My gratitude pleadge!

THE GRATITUDE PLEDGE

With a hopeful outlook, I, Robyn, promise to fulfill the terms
of The Gratitude Challenge. Over the next 21 days, I pledge to complete the
activities on my gratitude calendar, including writing journal entries, taking
photos and connecting with friends. I promise to take note of life’s little blessings
and to give thanks for the relationships, experiences and opportunities that make
my life unique. From this day forward, I commit to living on the brighter side of life.
Signature: ___Robyn____ Date: _October 19, 2009___

I just joined the gratitude challenge, a 21-day project!

Welcome to The Gratitude Challenge, a 21-day project
created to help you take note of the brighter side of life.
At Tiny Prints, we believe that sharing gratitude for everyday
experiences can revitalize our commitment to living life in a
sensational way. As a result, we invite you to spend a few
minutes each day appreciating all of life's little blessings
through the following list of tasks.
Many of the activities will ask you to write down things for
which you feel grateful. Please feel free to do so in any medium
available to you, whether that’s in a journal or on a personal
blog. Remember to attend to each item on its assigned day,
and don't skip ahead! It's important to be present and perform
each directive at its own pace.

I just joined the 21-day project gratitude challenge, and I am excited about it!

Today is day one for me:
Today you start The Gratitude Challenge. Sign the contract and make a commitment to take note and give thanks for the next 21 days. Express why you accepted this challenge and what you hope to achieve from it.

I accepted this challenge because there is so much to be thankful for in my life and I am going to enjoy adding it all to my blog! I hope everyone else will enjoy reading it all!!

Saturday

My first blog award!!!


I was given the Honest Scrap Award from Dealightfully frugal. She wrote "You have been given an award. Please stop by my blog to accept the award
http://dealightfullyfrugal.blogspot.com/2009/10/blog-awards.html" I am so excited this is my first blog award!!! Thanks dealightfully frugal!! She has an awesome blog, so I am really honored to accept the award from her!

Here are the rules:
1) Present this award to 7 others whose blogs I find brilliant in content and/or design, or those who have encouraged me.
2) Tell those 7 people they've been awarded HONEST SCRAP and inform them of these guidelines in receiving the award.
3) Share "10 Honest Things" about myself.

Here are the 10 things about me, honestly!

I am a mother of one little boy
I am happily married
I love to take pictures and do scrapbooking
I love meeting new people
I love blogging and reading great blogs
I just started back to work and I am loving it!
I love the 80s!!! great music!
I love camping and hiking
I enjoy romantic comedies
I love throwing parties! especially if I can do them for sites like houseparty, shespeaks, bzzagent and if you are a company who would love your company reviewed please fill free to leave a comment!!


Now I get Award this to 7 other blogs!! This is going to be hard, because there are so many great blogs out there!!! The following blogs are ones that I think are great! and Ibelieve you will enjoy them also.

1. http://savvysuzieblog.blogspot.com/
2. http://www.thetamom.com/
3. http://jennaintheditch.blogspot.com/
4. http://lunchboxlimbo.blogspot.com/
5. http://www.polkaspotfarm.com/
6. http://mrsblogalot.blogspot.com/
7. http://www.cashcowan.com/

Friday

GO PINK OR GO HOME!


GO PINK OR GO HOME! is the message that will unite NASCAR drivers and fans this weekend in Charlotte, NC, as pink-skinned race cars hit the track at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in honor of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Friday night’s Dollar General 300 will feature three pink ribbon-themed cars. Brian Vickers in the pink #32 Dollar General car, Brian Scott in the pink #10 Dollar General car and Jason Leffler in the pink Great Clips car. Dollar General-sponsored IndyCar driver Sarah Fisher, who raced her own pink car last weekend at Miami-Homestead, will serve as the Grand Marshall for the evening.


Saturday night's NASCAR Banking 500 will feature Komen for the Cure partners and NASCAR drivers including Bobby Labonte in the #96 Ask.com car, Bill Elliott in the #21 Ford/Warriors in Pink car, Kyle Busch in the #18 M&Ms car, Michael Waltrip in the #55 NAPA Auto Parts car, and Elliott Sadler in the #19 Stanley car.
Komen would like to thank our partners and the NASCAR family for embracing our cause in such a visible way. It is with the help of partners like these and supporters like you that we will fulfill the promise our founder made nearly 30 years ago to her dying sister - to save lives and end breast cancer forever.

The NASCAR Banking 500 will be broadcast at 7 p.m. EST on ABC. Be sure to follow all the race action on our Facebook Fan Page and on Twitter!


To get to Susan G. Komen's site; http://ww5.komen.org/

and here is the link to get to the Nascar site; http://www.nascar.com/

Boys will be boys!


I was working on on blog last night and changing things, then I got up for a moments. When I got back my son was typing away a letter! I lost my whole page design!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so mad and I couldn't it back on, so I had to find a new one. I do love the new one, but I like the one too!!!!

Thursday


Get Ready, Get Set, PLAY-DOH ~ Vote for your favorite!

To vote, click on the can of PLAY-DOH beneath your favorite photo.

Be sure to come back tomorrow to vote again.
Remember, the photo with the most votes wins the
$5,000 Playroom Makeover + $5,000 School Doh-nation!

http://hasbro.promotions.com/playdoh/vote.do

There are 10 great photos to choose from. Have fun voting!!!!!

Wednesday

Kid's party planning checklist!




A Party Planning checklist for kid parties!

4 to 6 weeks before the party:
~ create a budget
~ pick a date and time
~ pick a theme
~ Write up a guest list
~ decide on your cake design
~ book your entertainment

2 to 3 weeks before the party:
~ make or buy invitations and send them out. remember to include RSVP information and any special instructions for your guests. (if they should bring a dish, if the parents and siblings can come, if you would like for them to dress up with the theme of the party, if they need to bring anything extra like sleeping bags, swim suit...)
~ make a list of food you will be serving (planning the menu)
~ make a list of decorations and activity supplies you will need for your theme
~ make a list of groceries you will need to buy
~ make you list of paper products that match your theme that you will need to buy
~ make, buy or collect items you will need for the games.
~ order the cake, if you are not making it yourself

One week before the party:
~ confirm guest list ~ if guest have not RSVP'd call them to confirm if they are coming or not. Then you will have the correct number of guest to start getting everything ready for the party.
~ confirm entertainment
~ buy everything for the party with the exception of the perishables
~ remember to check to see if you have film and batteries for your camera and camcorder. And purchase extra batteries for the presents that require them.
Two days before the party:
~ make sure to clean your home that way on the day of the party you will only have to straighten up a little bit. If the party is outside remember to clean up out there also.
~ put the goodie bags together
~ finished buying everything you will need for the party
~ make sure there is room in the frig and freezer for all the party food
~ get everything together for the activities and games

The day before the party:
~ start getting all of the food ready
~ wrap all the presents
~ bake or pick up the cake

The day of the party:
~ decorate
~ finish getting all of the food ready
~ pick up last minute things from the store; ice and balloons
~ take lots of pictures
~ have a great time!

After the party:
~ get thank you cards and send them out to all of your wonderful guests.
you can add a picture from the party as a little something extra for them
~ develop film
~ have fun cleaning up!


A little note that shows big potential.

Promise to make a big difference with lunch note promise!!!!!
What's the Lunch Note Promise campaign, brought to you by Lunchables, about? Giving kids what they need to help them do their best. All we need from you is a promise to give a lunch note to your kids. It can be about anything-like some encouragement for the big soccer game or an important test. You can even use our fancy designs if you want. Or the not so fancy ones, we're easy. Do that and we'll give a free meal to a child in need so they can do THEIR best.

Here's how the donation works: For every parent who makes the lunch note promise, the Lunchables team will donate a meal to a child and their family in need through Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, which serves an estimated nine million children annually. The goal is to turn up to 100,000 promises from moms like you into up to 100,000 meals from Lunchables Lunch Combinations for kids in need.

To get started go to kraft with this link! This is such a wonderful idea and I love the cards!!!

http://kraft.promotions.com/lunchnotespromise/

Write a note and we'll donate a lunch!
Let's make a promise. All you need to do is promise to drop a note in your kid's lunch. Do that and we'll give a free meal to a kid in need. Together, we can turn that little note into a world of difference.

Sunday

Hunts Houseparty!!!!!!!!!!!


I got the Hunts houseparty!!!! I am so excited!

Party pack includes:
4 VIP Hunt's coupons for you
1 Apron for you
Silicone spatulas for you and your guests
Sweet Basil seed packets for your guests
Hunt's coupons for your guests
Plus other great items to make your garden party fabulous

On October 24th, party guests across the country will get together for a memorable alfresco-inspired experience that can happen in your backyard or in your living room— with the garden fresh flavors of Hunt’s® tomatoes at the center of it all!

Now that you’re a Hunt’s® Backyard Garden Fresh House Party™ host, you might be wondering, “What happens next?”

Party Now — Your party may be weeks away, but the fun starts today! Send invites, post comments, upload photos & videos and look at the great party favors!
Party Smart — Shop for party extras from the new House Party Store.
Party Pack — You’ll get your FREE party pack a few days before your party and have access to a special section of the site where you’ll find additional downloadable, printable items to make your party a success
Party Day — On October 24th, you and your guests will get together for your party sponsored by Hunt’s

Saturday

The Pink Ribbon Shop ~ breast cancer.


Until a cure is found, early detection is our best defense. Spread the word about the importance of yearly mammograms and monthly breast self-exams! You'd be surprised how many conversations are started by simply wearing a pink ribbon!

The Pink Ribbon Shop is your one-stop shop for everything pink ribbon. We carry a unique and extensive line of breast cancer awareness pink ribbon products! Name brands such as New Balance, Wilson and Totes/Isotoner, and many more. Pink ribbon scrapbooking items, car magnets, band bracelets, pens, paper, post-it notes, hats, temporary tattoos, cell phone accessories, breast cancer books, umbrellas, shirts, socks, gifts, jewelry, necklaces, bracelets, silver charms, earrings, lapel pins, sun catchers, cups, home decor, mugs, ornaments, photo frames and much, much more!

Supporting cancer services
The Pink Ribbon Shop makes periodic donations to various organizations in an effort to find a cure for cancer, assist cancer patients, and reduce cancer deaths through education initiatives that promote early detection. To date your purchases have led to donations of $27,191!! Additionally, The Pink Ribbon Shop is proud to carry many items whose manufacturer and/or distributor makes a monetary donation to breast cancer-related organizations based on the sale of those items.

Check out there blog at http://thepinkribbonshop.blogspot.com/

Sensodyne iso-active review!


I am doing another She speaks review!!! This one is for sensodyne iso-active foaming gel. It is for people with sensitive teeth. I cannot wait to recieve it!

The new Sensodyne iso-active foaming gel disperses quickly to penetrate hard-to-reach areas. With 40 percent of your tooth surface hidden between your teeth, this revolutionary delivery system may be the key to obtaining all-around protection and sensitivity relief. You'll also achieve a whole new level of clean.

STEP ONE: GET IT & TRY IT
Click here to enroll. Brush your teeth exclusively with Sensodyne iso-active for two weeks. Please keep in mind what you like and do not like about the product. After two weeks, enjoy your ice pops. Note the changes in the sensitivity of your teeth.

STEP TWO: DISCUSS IT
Join our discussion board on SheSpeaks.com to share your opinion of Sensodyne iso-active and to find out what other women are saying about the product.

STEP THREE: INSPIRE IT
Once you've tried the product, tell us what you think of Sensodyne iso-active toothpaste in the online evaluation survey. Your insights and opinions are very important to us and can have a real impact on the product.

STEP FOUR: RECOMMEND IT
Share the news with your friends and family. Pass along the $1.00 off coupons so they can also have a chance to try this brand new toothpaste-with-technology.

Friday

Great sites that I used!

Here are some of the great sites I use! It took me a while to locate them all, but I am happy to pass them along to you ~ I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!!!!

SheSpeaks It's a great "word-of-mouth" marketing program that invites members to try new products, review them, and help spread the word about them.
http://www.shespeaks.com/

VocalPoint Receive great samples and coupons in your mailbox as part of their campaigns. They love to mail you new stuff to try and offer special opportunities that you can sign-up for to get even more free products. Super easy to participate in and surveys are optional.
http://site.vocalpoint.com/guest/index.html

Kraft First Taste High-value coupons so you can try new products before anyone else.
http://www.kraftfirsttaste.com/

Pssst General Mills has got something to whisper in your ear, like a high-value coupon for one of their new products
http://pssst.generalmills.com/

House Party Throw a party focused on a specific product, TV show, or service and all your party favors are provided! Just apply for the party you're interested in and keep your fingers crossed.
http://www.houseparty.com/

BzzAgent Try new products and spread the word among your friends. This program requires a lot of report writing to document exactly how you spread the word, but is still fairly easy to participate in and offers some great things to try for free.
http://www.bzzagent.com/

RepNation Fill out surveys and share your opinion to earn "RepRewards", but even more importantly be the first to join new campaigns because sometimes they offer special "Welcome Kits"
https://www.repnation.com/RepNationCom/Home.aspx

Tryology Can you create a product review video? Then sign-up to try free full-size products and submit your video review. This is a brand new program for me to learn about so I'd love to get some feedback from readers who try it.
http://www.expotv.com/make/tryology

Walmart ~ this is a great site for freebie to be sent to you, you just have to click on the item you want and fill out a short form!
http://instoresnow.walmart.com/In-Stores-Now-Free-Samples.aspx

Gather makes it easy to make new friends
Meet people who share your interests
Connect around life experiences
Talk about the news of the day
Express yourself in writing, pictures, and video
Make great friends
I put gather down because of all the great contest and giveaways! I have recieved a lot of freebies from them!
http://www.gather.com/

Swagbucks! This is a search and win site ~ super easy to do. Just use them to look around the internet and win swagbucks and you can get a lot of great stuff with the swagbucks!
http://swagbucks.com/?

This one I haven't used but here is the info
Welcome to PrizeRebel.com. Do you want Free Xbox 360 Games, Maplestory Cards and Mesos, Game Prepaid Cards, clothing, electronics or anything else imaginable? Simply Sign Up for Free and you will be getting prizes in no time!
http://www.prizerebel.com/index.php?r=86288

another one I haven't tryed, but teenager will love!There are tons of great freebies and different things for you teenager on this site! I think it looks really cool!
http://www.teenfreeway.com/

Free Digital Scrapbooking Kits

Free Digital Scrapbooking Kits

You can get free digital scrapbooking kits by Julia Deleeuw. she writes; "I think scrapbooking is a wonderful hobby and I love to support other people in their passion to scrap their own family photos. So I give away tons of free digital scrapbooking kits and quick pages atYou can also find some great tips there as well. Let me know http://everydaymomideas.blogspot.comif you would like any help getting started or have some cute ideas for themes you would be interested in for digital scrapbooking kits."

So, have fun going over and checking them out!

The top ten fonts and dingbats!

Check out these incredible fonts for some of the most popular scrapbooking themes. Article by Creating Keepsakes magazine, October 2009 issues.

1. Princess: aphrodite contextual ($15 at myfonts.com)

2. Zoo and safari: Jungle bones (free at dafont.com)

3. Frontier: Bleeding cowboys (free at dafont.com)

4. Everyday Journaling: CK Allison (free at CreatingKeepsakes.com/issues/october_2009)

5. Animal Embellishment: Sakabe animal 01 (free at Dafont.com)

6. Halloween: Creeper (free at halloweenfonts.com)

7. Christmas: Christmas lights (free at defont.com)

8. Vintage: The lunch box font set ($28 for 12 fonts at fontdiner.com)

9. Outer Space: sevil alias esra lite (free at Dafont.com)

10. amusement park, circus or carnival: coffee tin (free at www.1001freefonts.com)

Thursday

Alouette's premium cheese


I am a member of She Speaks and I got picked to do a review on Alouette's premium cheeses!!! I cannot wait, my whole family love cheese ~ so we will all enjoy htis review!

Welcome to SheSpeaks Test Central
Slow Down and Savour

Welcome to an exclusive introduction to Alouette’s premium, specialty cheeses. You’re invited to discover all the new ways to "Slow Down and Savour" with their new products:


Alouette® Crumbles are available in seven new varieties. Their unique, resealable "shaker" top allows you to conveniently shake the perfect amount of flavor on top off your favorite dishes.

Alouette® Soft Spreadable Cheeses are now All Natural. Each variety of soft spreadable cheeses is made from the finest and freshest ingredients and is 100% free of artificial flavors.

Alouette® Baby Brie® received the prestigious 2009 ChefsBest™ Award for Best Taste. It is now available in a convenient new wedge shape in Double Crème and Hickory Smoked flavor.


Alouette can be found at your local supermarket in the deli’s specialty cheese section. The big question is, which one will you try first?

Alouette is very interested to hear what you have to say. Remember, as a SheSpeaks member, you have the unique opportunity to impact the makers of this product. After you try Alouette, share your insights and opinions in an evaluation survey and on our discussion boards.

Glade review!



I am a member of Bzz and I love to review their products!!! Right now I am doing the Glade motion-activated air freshener! I should get it in six weeks and cannot wait! With the it you get long-lasting freshness only when you need it with the first motion-activated air freshener from Glade®. I am excited about this review because I have a messy kid and dog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I cannot wait for this to come!

Cruise for hope

http://www.icancruiseforhope.com/index.html

A friend just sent me this site about taking a cruise for hope. To help raise awareness for cancer. I am a hugh cancer awareness advocate and thought I would share the information and the site with all you. The site is beautifully done by the host Jackie Tate Stewart.



Jackie says;

"I am so pleased to announce the first annual I Can Cruise for Hope event. My family has been touched by Cancer and I’m always trying to come up with ways to help. In trying to think of a way to raise money and awareness for Cancer research, I thought, what better way to bring people together for a common goal while having a ton of fun! I personally invite you to join us for this amazing week. We welcome everyone. Survivors, caregivers, families, friends, support groups, and anyone believing in supporting Cancer awareness and research. I look forward to seeing you there!"


The prices are a little high, but what an adventure it would be to set sail on a great cruise with everyone fighting for an awesome cause!

Things NEVER say to a Pregnant Woman

Things NEVER Say to a Pregnant Woman

Posted by Jenna at 9:14 AM

The other day someone did something that, although funny, reminded me of all the tactless things people said while I was pregnant. I am still breastfeeding my 5 month old and took him to his grandpa's work to run an errand. While there, a woman I have never met before spilled a liquid on the breast-region of her shirt and explained "Look, I'm you! I'm still breastfeeding!". Totally tactless, but alas, not anywhere near as bad as the words I'm about to share!

1. Random Strangers: "You're HUGE!" Thanks, I was just about to say the same thing about you, asshole.

2. Woman on the Street: "It's a girl, because you're carrying all your weight in your face." She said this with a straight face, I'm not lying.

3. My husband Dave: "Where's my carton of ice cream I bought yesterday? Did you eat ALL of it?" Take one guess and just one step closer buddy.

4. Woman at family party: " Was the baby planned?" Umm, no actually. So, we plan to love him a little less and discipline him a little more. Mind your business for Christ sake!

5. My husband Dave: " Do you feel like an orgasm or a foot massage?" Foot massage, hands down, every time! Don't ask that question again.

6. My husband's Friend: "Is sex better when you're pregnant?" That depends, champ, on whether you were even any good at it in the first place.

7. My husband Dave: " I've checked out pregnant porn. It doesn't do anything for me." Again, thanks honey. I'll take that foot massage now then.

8. Drunk woman on the street. "Can I rub your belly for good luck? I'm trying to get pregnant." Wow. Perhaps you should be checking into rehab instead. But if you think rubbing my belly will help, then I probably won't worry too much about you then.

9. Old Lady at Christmas party: "It is so nice you're having a Christmas baby!" Um, yes. But I'm due in April.

10. Friend in the movie store: "Oh, let me see if you're having a boy or girl." She turns me around and lifts up the tent I'm wearing to look at my butt. "Oh, defiantly gotten waaayy bigger. You're having a girl!" It doesn't get any better than this, because I was having a boy. Thanks Liza! I still love you.

So, next time you encounter a pregnant woman, please just lie to us. Lie through your teeth, we don't care. Tell us we're glowing, and have barely gained any weight, thank you. I'm sure there are a lot more pregnant faux pas out there (enough to show me through a second pregnancy!) Please share in the comments some stupid this people have said to you all while pregnant... Here is the button for Jenna who wrote this post!
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Top 10 Things A new Mother must know!


Top 10 Things A New Mother Must Know
Author: Mrsblogalot | | at 12:24 PM |

Top 10 things a New Mother Must know

# 1. Don’t let the baby eat dirt

(If the baby poops green…don’t worry)


#2 Don’t let the baby eat grass

#3 If the baby screams when you take away the bottle, chances are you didn’t put enough rum in it


#4 Should a rash develop, have yourself checked out immediately


#5 Mother in laws who think you are incompetent give helpful advice can become clumsy around this oughta take care of the old bat accidental kitchen spills


#6 Teething is normal. Stay away from baby if urge continues

#7 Don’t try to pawn the gas smell on the baby. We all know it was you

#8 Mothers and fathers do things differently and that’s o.k. The baby will grow up to know the truth love you both and realize that you are always there for them I do way more

#9 Sucking snot out of baby’s noise is to be expected. Using a straw is not.

#10 If screaming and crying persist, go into another room or you will wake the baby


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My new job!

I have just started working at the recreational center in my town as the concession manager. So far I love it!!! I work with the best group of people, who are nice and hard workers. There is an ice rink and a pool. We have a lot of hockey games almost everyday. Hockey is a really big sport in my area, I don't know anyone who doesn't love to watch it. The high school in the area is doing really well. They are in first place so far!!! I am excited to continue watching the games!

Friday

I am so excited to do the Handy Manny Motorcycle Review!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I am a member of the site Gather and I love it!!! There is so much to do and see!
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Yeah ~ I got mail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



From Stefanie Plum, Gather Partner Team (gatherpartner)
To adamsmommy l. (adamsmommy)
Subject Congrats! You've won!
Sent Sep 29 2009, 04:33 PM EDT

Message Congrats! You’ve been chosen as a reviewer for the Handy Manny Motorcycle Adventure movie Sunday at 7PM ET. Please send me your full name and address and I’ll send you your movie prize pack to enjoy while you watch!

Please have your review shared to Gather Moms no later than Thursday, October 8th and use the tag motorcyclereview.


I am so excited about reviewing the Handy Manny Motorcycle Adventure movie with my son!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He is so excited, his birthday was September 28 ~ so it will be a great addition to his birthday!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you so much Gather! I cannot wait until we get the party package!!!

Thursday

Buckeye Bars


Buckeye Bars

this is one of my favorite recipes!

Servings: 25 serving

Prep time: 15 minutes

Total time: 2 hours and 15 minutes



Ingredients:

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
22 NILLA Wafers, crushed
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 of 8-oz. tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)
3 squares BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate



Directions:


LINE 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Beat butter and peanut butter with mixer until blended. Mix in wafer crumbs. Gradually add sugar, mixing well after each addition. Press onto bottom of pan.

MICROWAVE COOL WHIP and chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; stir. Microwave 15 to 30 sec. or until chocolate is melted; stir until blended. Spread over peanut butter layer.

REFRIGERATE 2 hours. Use foil handles to lift dessert from pan before cutting to serve.

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mommalog is a site that I created that is designed by moms for moms. It has been up and running for 1 month now and there are 36 members, 35 groups, 12 blogs, 10 forums and so much more! It is on facebook also and there are 28 fans. There are a few contests going on right now. One for single moms and one for moms of boys. The members are all so awesome ~ I recommend for everyone to check it out. There are dads on the site also!

September 28th was my son's 5 birthday! I cannot believe five years have done by so fast! Being a mom is one of the greatest adventures I have ever done! I love seeing him learn and grow and I'm always wondering what is going to happen next! There is never a dull moment in motherhood!!!!!!!!! I look forward to what is to come in the following years!