Sunday, June 28, 2009
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
One year ago I started my blog, and here I am today ... 300 posts later!! I have met some awesome friends in this year, and have loved getting to know each of you through our blogs, emails, and Facebook. I thank you all so much for the time you take to check in each day and for all the sweet comments!
I have some incredible giveaways, so be sure to re-post on your blog and tell all your friends!! You do not have to have a blog to enter!! Just be sure to leave your email address in your comment (post under name/url), so I can contact you if you win!! If you do have a blog, please follow me in my sidebar gadget! I love meeting new friends, so don't be shy!! Good Luck!!
Leave a comment to enter ... on to #4!!
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Monday, June 22, 2009
My sis-in-law, Jackie, blogged about a book she had recently read and it sounded interesting. She boosted it up as being a quick, entertaining read and let me borrow it for our trip to Canada. She didn't lie. The Covenant Child - a very good book that I highly enjoyed! It went by fast because it was simple, not drawn-out, and made you wanna find out what was going to happen next! I definitely had a hard time putting the book down, and even pushed through a sleeping pill one night to read a few extra chapters. Ha, ha! I am giving her copy back to her, but I highly recommend buying a copy to add to your collection. It was that good!
This last weekend was the famous Happy Valley Garage Sale event. Every year it grows and people from all around come out to snag incredible deals on stuff we really don't need. This year, there were over 200 homes that participated. The neighborhood streets were packed, parking was not always fun, and it ended up down-pouring by the end of the day, BUT we did find ourselves some great deals! While I sat in the car with our 4 kiddos, my sis-in-law and mom-in-law browsed a sale. Jackie, knowing my love affair with Grenadine drink mix (you know, the cherry syrup they put in sodas and mixed drinks?) snatched up 3 wine bottle sized bottles of the stuff!! Now get this - the small bottles run about $6 in the stores. Jackie got them for 50 CENTS EACH!! Oh yeah! Apparently, the guy having the sale bought a restaurant and said they were left over. Sweet!!
There's a rumor going around that Max Factor will be removed from store shelves so that a bigger concentration can be focussed on Cover Girl. (Sigh) Sure. Take the one brand of mascara that I have fallen in love with, and make it impossible to buy. Today, I went to Walmart and picked up 2 packages of the 2000 Calorie Waterproof mascara. Seems I can only find it there, and for under $6 each, I gotta start stocking up.
Sunday, June 21, 2009
Thursday, June 18, 2009
So the finale ... let's talk about that! First off, I cannot stand Danielle, so Team Dina for me! Danielle tried to have some balls and confront 3 Italian women at a dinner event, but I bet she never tries that again. LOL!
I lost respect for Jacqueline with her lack of loyalty to her family, especially when she didn't know exact details of the facts, but congrats on her new baby boy!! (I follow blogs, peeps!) I love Caroline's protective nature and 'bring it on' mentality. You just don't mess with family. Dina is a strong woman who handles her own, and Teresa is my kinda girl - don't even get on her bad side! We 4 would be the best of friends, let me tell ya! Ha, ha. Congrats to Teresa on her pregnancy, too (she's due in September).
The reunion show is next week ... (yay!) ... and I can't wait for Season 2. I am hoping it runs a little longer next time around. Until then, I may have to snag one of these cute tees from Teresa's site, TGFabulicious.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
We stopped at Great Wolf Lodge on the way up, and was so impressed with this new resort! The wilderness theme was awesome and made you feel like you were in a Disney park, and the indoor water park was so much fun!! It was only a couple hours from home, and we will definitely be planning another stay there before the end of the year!
We had gorgeous weather in Victoria, sunny and warm! We stayed right on the harbour and watch the ferries and sea planes come and go. Hubby and I went to dinner a night at my absolute fave steakhouse evah - Nautical Nellies. Mmm ... steak, lobster, stuffed mushrooms, aaahhhh!! We also spent an afternoon at the famous Butchart Gardens, and went to downtown street market in one of the squares. We just love the feel of this sweet little place ... the sights are spectacular and the food is devine! Between Victoria and Whistler, we make Canada an annual destination and always look forward to returning!!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Friday, June 12, 2009
In Plain Sight .. USA .. Sundays at 10pm
The Real Housewives of New Jersey .. Bravo .. Tuesdays at 10pm
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