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Showing posts from July 1, 2012

Big Lots Finds for July 2012!

This week's Big Lots shopping mission was to stay under $30! I spent $26.10 on Zest bar soap, Dove conditioner, Bounty 2 large paper towels, body sponge, 2 Ultra Brite toothpastes, Dove almond vanilla handwash, a large vanilla and caramel candle, and Big Lots 12 count toilet paper! Source: via Nicki on Pinterest

Inspector Lewis Is Back This Sunday on PBS

My favorite British mystery, Inspector Lewis, is back with new episodes starting this Sunday, on PBS! Inspector Lewis, working-class and Detective Sergeant Hathaway, Cambridge educated, solve crimes in Oxford, England. Source: via Tania on Pinterest It's always smart, witty and always surprising show. Enjoy!

Today is National Fried Chicken Day!

Source: via Rona on Pinterest I grew up eating fried chicken almost weekly but these days it's more of a family treat! Why does it have to be so good and so wrong?!

5 Minutes for Mom Pin It Fridays ~ Say Yes to The Dress!

I love looking at different styles and colors wedding dresses! Perhaps that's why the TV show, 'Say Yes to the Dress' is so popular. Thanks to 5 Minutes for Mom for hosting Pin It Fridays! Source: via Rona on PinterestSource: via Rona on PinterestSource: via Rona on PinterestSource: via Rona on PinterestSource: via Rona on Pinterest

Does Your Hubby Hold Your Purse?

"When you're a single woman picturing the guy of your dreams, what matters a heck of lot more than how he handles a kayak is how he handles things when you're sick. And one shining example of this is how a guy deals with your purse." Source: "Will he hold your purse?" 10/04/2009. Source: via Rona on Pinterest When you're dealing with a chronic or terminal illness, you're going into the treatment room, will he hold your purse?Source: via Rona on Pinterest I can't tell you how many times my husband, The Purse Partner, has held my purse when I had to go have x-rays, treatments and such, over the last 12 years. While reading the article, I actually get very teary-eyed writing this because I remember when he was there every time a doctor told me I wasn't going to get better. My hubby would just squeezed my hand, in that reassuring way he does. I'm so glad I married a p…

Independence Day Dinner at Our House - Prime Rib Roast

Source: via Rona on Pinterest I'm serving this with baked potatoes! Thanks to Von's for having such great meat sales!

5 Minutes for Mom Wordless Wednesday ~ Sand Castle

Source: via Rona on Pinterest Thanks to 5 Minutes for Mom for hosting Wordless Wednesdays! Happy 4th!

Happy July 4th ~ Have a Cupcake!

Our City of North Las Vegas Has Made The News! We're Broke!

Source: via Vitamin on PinterestNorth Las Vegas, an incorporated city, just outside of Las Vegas, is broke! Now, that's not the big story. The city is now consider a disaster area. Source: Uploaded by user via Miranda on Pinterest The decision will allow the city to suspend union contracts and avoid paying scheduled salary increases. Source: via Vitamin on Pinterest The North Las Vegas Jail has been closed as inmates have been moved to Las Vegas and Clark County jails. There will be more layoffs of city workers, libraries and recreation center hours will be reduced. In the meantime, the state of Nevada still is considering whether to take over the city. We're not going to be seeing the light at the end of tunnel anytime soon.

July 4th Countdown ~ Party Time!

Menu Plan Monday ~ July 2, 2012

Happy July 4th everyone! It's going to be another week of 100+ temps in Las Vegas! Yes, it's a dry heat but have you ever put your head in a hot oven and tried to breathe? This week's menu plan inspiration is simply and delicious! We'll also have macaroni salad and a potato salad as sides or lunch. I want to thank Organizing Junkie for hosting Menu Plan Monday. Come join us for your mealtime inspirations! Crockpot Chicken Greek PitasSource: via Rona on PinterestMake-Your-Own-SandwichSource: via Rona on PinterestEgg Salad SandwichesSource: via Rona on PinterestChicken Enchiladas ~ my husband's requestSource: via Rona on PinterestTaco PieSource: Uploaded by user via Rona on PinterestYou-Pick-The-Toppings SaladSource: via Rona on Pinterest

July 4th Countdown ~ Tablescapes

Kelly's Korner Show Us Your Life: Kids Rooms

I won't be participating in this week's Show Us Your Life: Kids Rooms~no more kids at home. I asked Marcus, 20 year old, to picked out his ideal dream living spaces, from my Pinterest board. So here we go! Source: via Rona on PinterestSource: via Rona on PinterestSource: via Rona on PinterestSource: via Rona on Pinterest

July 4th Countdown: Let's Have Cake!