Saturday, July 04, 2009

Happy July 4th!

Uncle Sam on Bike available at Terry's Village

Charles is busy working our booth at the Freedom Fest, Nellis AFB. It's going to be 105 degrees and that's just too hot for this girl. Marcus packed up lots of water for him and gave him a hat.

We've been invited to a BBQ afterwards but we'll see how Charles is doing.

Monday starts our vacation. We're planning on catching up on errands and doing some tourist stuff. I wanted to see the Eiffel Tower experience, Human Bodies and Titanic exhibits. We'll definitely be taking photos!

Have a safe July 4th!

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Custom Pottery Dishes Available at The Brick Kiln

Charles' Father's Day Gift - Pottery Dish available at The Brick Kiln,

Marcus and I found this affordable and custom Father's Day gift at I was so thrilled to present it to him. See Marcus has given me many handmade gifts throughout the years but nothing for dad. We thought it would be nice to give something personal.

Here's one of the latest vinyl word wall decals that I purchased. I placed it in our bedroom and love it! The vinyl word wall decals are a very affordable way to decorate and change a look in a room.

Also, for those of us that rent they are removable!

Even Marcus wants me to purchase in his room! I found a dragon and some cool geometric designs that would work well in his room. Check out for lots of choices.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Works for Me Wednesday - Charles and Toby

You want to see my husband's "little boy" come out? Get him a dog. Charles loves playing with Toby, rubbing his tummy or just having him sit in his lap while he's watching TV.

Of course, these days I have to compete for his lap but that's okay with me. And this is why adopting a dog for the man in my life works for me!

Wordless Wednesday - Marcus' Drawing

A Pencil Drawing Done by our Teen

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

A Carnival Wedding - Green Wedding Shoes

I love weddings! Don't you? And when you attend one that has a spin on the tradition the experience is definitely long lasting.

Stop by Green Wedding Shoes for a look at a Carnival Wedding! You'll see their photo booth, carnival games and a ballon artist's creations. They even had a ferris wheel!

Now that's a fun reception!

Monday, June 29, 2009

Menu Plan Monday - June 29, 2009

Scroll available from Willow Creek Signs at Etsy

It's going to be a hot one today in Vegas ~ how about 109 degrees? Ugh!

Please feel free to post your comments regarding my questions ~ Carpet Cleaner Recommendation and Debbie Meyer Bags & condensation.

Thank you Simple Mom for listing a link to PearBudget. I was able to see where our money was actually going. Tracking your receipts definitely works for our family.

This week's menu is very different for us. I'm planning a cleaning of the pantry and refrigerator.

Have a safe and fun July 4th.

BLTs and Soup


Sunday, June 28, 2009

Carpet Cleaner Recommendation Please!

Hoover PowerMax Carpet with Hard Floor Attachment

We've decided to finally invest in our first carpet cleaner but would love to hear your experiences prior to making a purchase.

We're looking for one that has the hot water feature, lots of attachments, addresses pet stains, user friendly and is around $200.

Thank you blogging buddies!

Debbie Meyer Bags & Moisture - Product Question

Has you ever experienced continuous moisture when using your Debbie Meyer Green Bags?

I'm not sure if living in Vegas has anything to do with it but when storing bananas or corn we have to just take them out of the bag.

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