Saturday, March 26, 2011

Marcus Has Decided! It's Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts


Marcus preparing the turkey a couple of years ago

You should have seen his huge smile and seen his enthusiasm when he got home after his appointment, at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts!

It's been a long time since we've seen the spark. Things have been very difficult this year with job loss and my declining health.

Marcus has also been struggling with his next life decision. And it's hard as a parent to not want to guide your child.

Charles, Kiana and I are so thrilled that he's decided that he wants to attend this school. We've all signed up for home lessons from Marcus.

I'm looking forward to learning some breadmaking skills!

All My Children Cancellation Rumors



Have you heard the rumors that All My Children may be on the cancellation block?

The decision, if made, will be due to low ratings-not making a profit in years. The decision sounds like good business but it's a sad day for Erica Kane fans.

You can read more about this story by clicking here to read the article.

Friday, March 25, 2011

More than $400 M in cuts proposed for CCSD - My News 3 - KSNV, Las Vegas, NV

More than $400 M in cuts proposed for CCSD - My News 3 - KSNV, Las Vegas, NV

The recession is still going strong in Las Vegas. On the other hand, I want to congratulate Tara for getting the news she was hired by Century Link!

Megabucks Lottery - $198,200,00 Cash Value



So, if you were to win this lottery what would you want to do next?

For our household my retire would be the first email sent when the money clears the bank account!

We would then pay off all my medical debt. I could also start going to a chiropactor, massage therapy and an acupunturist.

Charles and I would head out to buy a car. We're thinking a crossover!

Next on the list is our first house and then a couple of weeks in San Diego.

Okay, you're next!

Q & A – Sympathy Meals: Do You Give & Receive Them?



Q & A – Sympathy Meals: Do You Give & Receive Them?

I'm reposting this blog post about giving and receiving Sympathy Meals. It truly touched me deeply reading the replies.

While I've been dealing with additional symptoms lately, making a meal isn't on the top of my To Do List.

Receiving: My amazing husband showed up with a healthy and delicious salad for lunch, for me, while I was on bed rest. It was a great surprised. And despite horrible daily pain I had big smile on my face.

Giving: The kids and I made some chocolate cupcakes and decided to share them with our neighbor's kids. It's a great ice breaker!

Britney Spear Fans Free Concert at the Palms on Saturday, March 26

This is big news in Las Vegas!

Britney Spears will perform a free concert for MTV on Friday at The Palms Casino' nightclub Rain, on Saturday, March 26.

A Prayer for Those Stuggling Today - Joel & Victoria Osteen



Father in heaven, I trust that You are willing and able to make a way for me where there seems to be no way in my life. Fill me with Your peace and faith. Give me a vision for all You have for me and help me to always speak Your words of truth and life. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

— Joel & Victoria Osteen

Wigs: FAQ (Wigs)


Wigs: FAQ (Wigs)

I found this Q&A session extremely helpful in my journey.

ps "T", my hair stylist, does customize wigs. Inquire if your hairstylist offers this service or can refer you.

Dealing with My Hair Loss - Another Thing to Add to My List



Despite the fact that wigs, hair extensions and hair pieces are much more acceptable these days the realization that my I am suffering from hair loss has not been easy.

I've cry in the shower so that my family won't hear me. As recently as this week.

I've done lots of research on selecting, wearing and care for wigs. There's so many articles and online videos on the subject. This information has made me feel a little better. It's seems there's a need for it.

I decided that I'm going to have my relaxed hair cut off. This will leave me with a very short natural cut. I figure this decision will make the transition much easier.

My family's response has been interesting. Marcus has been making jokes about my side of the closet shelf turning into a wig gallery. Charles, my husband, says I should consider buying 7 wigs and naming them after the days of the week. Kiana has suggested that I continue to have my hair colored and wear a very short natural style, along with wearing wigs.

Charles took my wig size measurements. We looked at hair swatches and several styles at Especially Yours. This part is very overwhelming but between the two of us we were able to narrow the wish list down to 3 choices. Then I ordered my first wig yesterday.

I'll continue to keep you posted.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Church of South Las Vegas Store - Free Clothes, Food, and More



The Church of Southern Las Vegas Store gives free food, clothing, household items and more every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 11am.

Contact The Church at South Las Vegas, 3051 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson, NV 89052 (702) 361-1579— Main for more information.

Are You a Young & the Restless Fan?



So, do you think Victor will be making a settlement offer soon? Keep up with the show at CBS online.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Telecommuting Jobs for Mondays at Work at Home Moms Internet Radio Show



WAHM Internet Radio Show is another resource for those of you looking for work at home and telecommuting job opportunities.

And don't forget to set aside some time to listen to Kelly's weekly Internet Radio Show ~ WAHM Talk Radio.

You'll hear from women, who run their own home businesses share their experiences and advice!

ps I've been a listener since 2004!

Celebrity News: Actress Elizabeth Taylor Dies



I was sadden to hear that Elizabeth Taylor died today, on the morning news. What an amazing woman and actress. My favorite movie: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof! Has many have said "She lived"!

Elizabeth, may you rest in peace.

My 3-Hour Lunch Break - Working Out With Marcus



Now that the apartment complex gym has re-opened with brand new exercise equipment I've started my lunch break workout again. It's a great way to break up the day, do something positive for myself and spend some time away from the family.

Today, I was pleasantly surprised to see Marcus stop by. It was nice to spend some time with him. We had a great talk while working out. He even gave me tips with my weight training.

Afterwards, while walking back to the apartment, I remembered how much I enjoyed all the times we spent together. It brought a big smile to my face!

Charles Made Dinner And It Was Delicious!




The hubby made Chicken Enchiladas tonight and they were delicious! Here's the link to the recipe, courtesy of Campbell's Soup.

Choosing a Wig - Dealing with Hair Loss

The thinning of my hair, at the front temples has been very noticable so I decided it's time to do something about it.

I've been reading about choosing a wig for the first time. It's recommended that you chose a style that's close to your own so that you're comfortable.

Here's the two that I like at Especially Yours.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Pass It On Referral Rewards for Century Link Prism TV, High Speed Internet or Direct TV from Century Link

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Check Out Rat Race Rebellion Today!


There's several new work at home and telecommuting job listings at Rat Race Rebellion this week.

Click here to view Today's Listing.

Campbell's Kitchen: Easy Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas



Campbell's Kitchen: Easy Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas

I made Roasted Chicken Breasts last night with Mashed Potatoes and Salad. Charles really enjoyed it! So, I decided that I would make something different with the leftover chicken tonight.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Marcus Had His Braces Removed Today!



After paying $800, here's my smile as I realize that Marcus is no longer in braces, as of today! The orthodonist removed them and have him wearing a retainer for awhile.

They did find out that he has a cavity. So, he'll be returning to have it filled asap!