Another funny!

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Happy Friday!

Getting a hairdryer through customs...

A distinguished young woman on a flight from Ireland
asked the Priest
beside her, 'Father, may I ask a favour?'

'Of course, child. What may I do for you?'

'Well, I bought an expensive woman's
electronic hair dryer for my
mother's birthday that is unopened and well over
the Customs limits,
and I'm afraid they'll confiscate it. Is there
any way you could carry
it through customs for me? Under your robes

'I would love to help you, dear, but I must warn
you: I will not lie.'

'With your honest face, Father, no one will
question you.'

When they got to Customs, she let the priest go ahead
of her.
The official asked, 'Father, do you have anything
to declare?'

'From the top of my head down to my waist, I have
nothing to declare.'

The official thought this answer strange, so asked,
'And what do you
have to declare from your waist to the floor?'

'I have a marvelous instrument designed to be used
on a woman, but
which is, to date, unused.'

Roaring with laughter, the o fficial said, 'Go
ahead, Father. Next!'

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If you are fans of.....

I have found for iPad, iPod or iPhone, facebook farmville and a similar one called farm story. Personally, I prefer farm story. It moves a lot quicker!


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Potato salad

I love potato salads. This one I might have to make for the 4th!

I'll have to change the white potatoes for red!

Bacon Potato Salad recipe.

Prep: 15 min., Cook: 18 min., Chill: 1 hr. Round white potatoes work well in this recipe. To lighten, use light mayonnaise and sour cream. To make ahead, peel and cut potatoes the night before, cover with water, and chill.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
6 to 8 medium potatoes (about 3 pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
6 green onions, chopped
2 celery ribs, finely chopped
2 tablespoons diced pimiento, drained
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
Garnishes: paprika, celery sticks
Cook potatoes in boiling water to cover in a Dutch oven over medium heat 15 to 18 minutes or until tender. Drain and let cool slightly.

Place potatoes in a large bowl. Add bacon, chopped green onions, and next 4 ingredients. Stir together mayonnaise and sour cream until blended. Pour over potato mixture, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Garnish, if desired.

M. Jane Wright, Birmingham, Alabama, Southern Living, JULY 2005

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This is our son on summer vacation!

What a life!

Can it get better? YES! Get a JOB!

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The girls at the beautry salon for their birthday!

The girls decided that they wanted for their birthdays this year was a pink streak in their hair, a pedicure and manicure!

Here is what they received!!!

Ashley did the girls nails!!

Wizzie getting here nails done.

Mimi getting here nails done.

Wizzie with the foil in her hair.

Mimi with the foil in here hair.

Wizzie not happy mommy has been taking pictures this whole time. But she does look cute with here pink streak.

Mimi and here pink streak. I think she's happy it's over and we are about to get McDonald's!

All done with their day at the salon.
They got to play with the owners dog Angel.


Excellent Find

Pretty, isn't it?

I found this Paula Deen 7 quart porcelain enamel cast iron pot, tucked away on a shelf at a JC Penny outlet. Paid $40.00 for it. Looked it up on their website and it's $109.00. Who can pass that up?

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Happy daddy's day!!!!!

Happy dad's day! We love you very much!!!!!

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I've come to realize that since I stopped blogging that my family and the husbands don't know what is gong on with my family. I am going to try and
correct this. Be patient with me, I will try and be good about this.
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Our results from the stager!

As some of you know, we are selling our house. Our realtor had a professional stager come in and go through our house. I know they are trying to help....... but we do have to live here!

So far.... She doesn't like my red bathroom, my curtains (don't know in which rooms), the hutch in the kitchen, my grandfather clock in my dining room, the bookcase in the living room, the family pictures in the stairwell (yes, I know you should remove them, I did that in our last house we sold) and the chairs at the end of my bed. But she like my paint colors through out the houses I forgot to mention that they didn't like my husbands roll-top computer desk in the living room (husband is a professional computer programmer. You don't tell one of those that he has to get rid of or move his computer desk and still get your iPad when it comes out).
She also thinks I should pack away more of my crap. She doesn't know how much crap I did pack away!

I wonder what she is going to say about my big old 27 inch mac on my desk in the craft room (which is no longer a craft room, but an office for me. All of the craft has been packed away.)

I say if they want to buy the house then they won't care about all that other crap!

We do have to live here with 3 kids who make a mess every 5 seconds, 3 dogs, 2 birds and a ferret. Don't forget the husband who believes in cleaning fairies.........

The house hunt on the other side...... We made an offer on a house that has been on the market for 2 years. They don't like it, so we will probably move on to another house. I am thinking of a 5 bedroom with 3900 square feet. That is going to be fun to clean! But, my goal is to get lost in the house and not be found for at least 10 minutes!
We all have our dreams....... That's mine!


I am finally up and running again!

I finally had to get a new computer.

This is what I bought.

A 27 inch display Mac!

Love it!

It is huge!!!!!

The husband said I could get the Ipad for my birthday next month!!!!

Spoiled? Oh, YEA!


I got this from my mother in-law!




A lady about 8 months pregnant got on a bus. She noticed

the man opposite her was smiling at her. She immediately moved to

another seat. This time the smile turned into a grin, so she moved again. The

man seemed more amused. When on the fourth move, the man burst out

laughing, she complained to the driver and he had the man arrested.

The case came up in court.

The judge asked the man (about 20 years old) what he had

to say for himself. The man replied, 'Well your Honor, it was like this,

when the lady got on the bus, I couldn't help but notice her condition.

She sat down under a sign that said, 'The Double Mint Twins are coming'

and I grinned. Then she moved and sat under a sign that said, ' Logan's

Liniment will reduce the swelling,' and I had to smile. Then she placed

herself under a deodorant sign that said, 'William's Big Stick Did the

Trick,' and I could hardly contain myself. But, Your Honor, when She

moved the fourth time and sat under a sign that said, 'Goodyear Rubber

could have prevented this Accident'... I just lost it.'


Now keep that smile on your face and pass it on to

someone else!!

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Good news and bad!

The bad news computer is broken, so I will I will try and blog from my iPhone. The good news is that my husband has said I can have the ipad when it comes out! Also, my house and laundry will finally get done! Yuck!

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Since we are getting up to 10 4-6 inches of snow by sometime tomorrow, the kids won't be going to school and I will be sleeping late! You gotta love SNOW DAYS!

I want this!!!!

The new Ipad! Comes out in March/April!


It works!

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Is this working?

Let's see if my blog will update my facebook!

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Supposed to be ......

Doing something with the basement.

However, staying in my Jammies seemed like a better idea!

Hope you have has the same kind day!

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Remember when .....

I was so excited about all of my estate and thrift store finds?

I'm not so excited anymore!

It's not nice to have your friend who is laughing at you and your crap, sorry I meant treasures, helping you pack!

We all know how much I like my nic nacs, but people who come through your house to look at it don't want to see it your treasures.

Next house? I am not moving for the next 10-15 years!


Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to my husband. He's 39 today! Love you!
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Cleaning and packing!

I am here and wanting to be on the computer, but someone has to pack the house!

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Scalloped Potates for a Foodie Friday.

Foodie Friday!

Welcome to Foodie Friday hosted
by the very talented Gollum at Designs by Gollum.

Please visit everyone, they each have made something wonderful to share!

I finally found a scalloped potato recipe that didn't sound too scary or complex to make! Of course I had to tweak it!

6-7 red potatoes, peeled and sliced
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of chicken sou
1 soup an of milk
2 cup bag of grated cheddar cheese
1 stick of butter (gotta have the butter!)
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. seasoned salt
1/2 tsp. garlic powder

Try it! It will not be on your diet!

How about this?


Thought this was funny!

I have this as my wallpaper on my Itouch!

Just to let you know, I am getting my house ready to sell! The Husband got a job an hour and a half away. Which means, all new house to decorate!!!

We are looking at this house in the lovely city of Freeport, IL.
Population .....26,000 people.
So, I am cleaning and packing.
I would like to know where the cleaning, packing, and moving fairies went!

One very happy puppy!

Family Favorite!

Family Favorite!

Anyone for dessert?

Anyone for dessert?