Twinlab B-12 Dots~Review

I just finished my Twinlab B-12 Dots. They lasted for a bit over 3 months. There was 3 days (twice) that I purposely did not take them to see if I felt sluggish, and I did. These are chewable tiny pink cherry flavored tabs that are actually quite sweet. I liked that there is no saccharin, or aspartame  in them.They run for a bit over five dollars so are very affordable for everyone.

B-12 is great for cell replication and is pretty well known for  treating depression,as it has beneficial effects on the nerves. They are also a must if you do not eat a whole lot of meat products.


Cosmetic Surgery Nay? or Yay?

I was talking to a friend recently that asked me if I’d ever get any cosmetic surgery. She was thinking about getting a face lift. Evidently, you can look ten years younger in the blink of an eye- with the way the procedures go nowadays. I replied.. “Maybe“, as I walked over to the mirror, thinking how delightful it may be, to look ten years younger. Then I woke up before vanity kicked into full swing! lol

Several years ago, I would have gasped at the near thought of ever altering my appearance. But the truth is, there are a couple things I would actually do if our insurance would cover it. I mean, we alter our appearance just by putting clothes on each day, let alone, make-up and styling products etc. So it all boils down to, Yes, I guess I would, I think!

Of course I have been known to pass out at the sight of a needle, and I whine like crazy when I get a paper cut, so I think I have a pretty low tolerance to pain… However, DH reminds me that I had all my children completely natural, without so much as a Tylenol…so maybe I am stronger then I think, or maybe it is just a mind over matter, as I can focus my mind elsewhere when need be!

What about you? Cosmetic Surgery Nay? or Yay?

South vrs' North

Wow, I think this winter season has showered us with more snow than any other year since I have lived down South. Yay! It’s really coming down right now, but is suppose to turn to ice by morning.

This has got me thinking of yet  another difference between the South & North, regarding the winter season. :o)

Comparing a Southern snowy season with a Northern one goes something like this…

Southern Snowy Season~

1. OMGosh, we may get up to 4 inches of snow, better go into town and fill up the gas tank..(not that I will be able to handle the roads without getting into an accident, or even plan to leave my house at all, but ya never know.)

2.Let me go into town and buy a dozen loaves of bread, 6 gallons of milk, and all the candles and batteries that the store has to offer before moving on to the NEXT store! Then head on home before the first inch hits the ground! Oh wait, I need to go get a few cases of Beer too, just in case..

3.Lets CANCEL school!  We may get an inch of snow and the kids will not know how to catch the bus, or walk to school with that inch being on the ground…Of course they will have no problem-spending the day sledding!  The irony.

4.Lets have the salt trucks on stand by… in the grocery store parking lots.

*And if I was a salt truck driver down South, and only getting 9 bucks an hour, I would sit there too!! *G*

 5.I have never been out in a snow storm down here and not witnessed at least one  accident.  :o( This is very scary  to me, and I think they should sell snow tires down here to limit these accidents. Or maybe offer free driving lessons in the snow? IDK

I am sure there are more, but I will just stick to these basics that have been on my mind, and NO, I am not making fun, just being observant. :o)

Northern Snowy Season~

1.OMGosh- it’s that time of the year again, we are expecting 3 feet of snow, do I have a gallon of milk and  a loaf of bread on hand? Yeah, I do, it is all good then..

2.Wow, we are getting 3 feet of snow, better make it a hafe day of school..(MAYBE)

3.The Plow trucks are already throwing salt & dirt on the ground BEFORE it starts snowing..Of course they are getting $75 bucks an hour, so they really do not mind how long it takes, or snows!

4. Accidents? Well, maybe some…Of course everyone is super prepared, with either all weather tires, or snow tires. (the whole expect the unexpected thing)

So there ya have it. I just wanted to share a post that I would have had on my old blog..From North to South..Sometimes I really miss my old blog, but got tired of rearing up all the Southern folks! :o)~ Well, not too tired! he-he! J/K

UPDATE: Just came from the grocery store to stock up on bananas and not one single banana at the store!! Not only that, but not one gallon of milk!!! Wow!! And yep, the salt trucks were waiting to go out.

Fun Stuff!

Got to love these old pics!

 I caught a sale at Starbucks for their Christmas Blend coffee which was 1/2 off! I should have bought them all, but only got one bag, and now it’s almost gone already. It has a spicy/sweet taste which is so yummy!

Next, I hit a sale at the grocery store that had 1/2 off all their coconut Palm natural candles. They burn very clean and are much better for the environment then paraffin & additives.  Naturally, I got the Kono Coffee Latte one. It is swirled and so pretty to look at. The picture did not come out, but I assure you it smells so delish!

I then treated myself to a coffee bath bomb. If you have never tried a bath bomb, you should! They are Amazing. They also have one called Cinders which is so much fun. It actually crackles and pops in the bath, and then releases glitter and confetti!! It’s really neat if your into that sort of thing.

Coffee Bath Bomb!

Cinders Bath Bomb!

Why do I have thousands of coffee filters?

Am I using them as bowls?

Am I working on a dress for one of my daughters?

Do I never want my kids to be bored?

Do I decorate with them?

Am I using them to clean?

Am I making face masks with them?

Am I designing stylish hats?

Did I cover my tree this year with homemade coffee filter angels?

No, they are not to make coffee..Well, some are obvisouly, but not all of them..Anyone know why I would need so many?

Moths and Mice take 2

Well, mice take two anyways. This is so discusting I do not even know where to began.

I found mouse droppings on my bed today!! I mean, How? Why?

And no, I am not one who only changes the bedding once a month. I change it every week, sometimes twice a week. I wash all the pillows, blankets, and I am really the cleanest person that I know.  There is no reason for mouse droppings to be on my bed! Yuck!

I am still trying to figure out how this happened. I may have to oil all the sides of the bed to keep them from climbing up. Either that, or  it is possible that one of my kids was playing with a toy or something that had some droppings on it. Still super gross!

 Regardless, I am feeling over whelmed by the thought of having to  be battling these mice, and believe me, it is a battle! In fact, I may even call it WAR!  I have traps everywhere, and don’t know what else to do. Someone told me  the other day to buy rat poison, which I suppose is worth a shot, but from what I have read, they eat the poison, then go and die, and if they die in one of the walls and that will just freak me out even more. They carry so many germs!

…I use to have a black widow spider problem and I thought that was bad, but nothing beats the torture of these mice running rampid though my sparkling clean house!

What else?

MOTHS! Who the heck has moth problems? I have no clue what happen, but all of the sudden, I am swatting at moths 24/7. They are everywhere, and they are so tiny. My daughter had a dress on the other day and she showed me all these tiny holes all over it and asked me if the washing machine did it. I told her that if it is cotton, it is the moths on their feeding rage.

With all the cotton and clothes in my house I suppose they can live happily for the next decade. I wonder what is the life span of a moth? I’ll have to check because we have had them for the past six weeks and unless they are breeding, which I haven’t seen any cocoons anywhere, then they are just  enjoying their time here, and in it for the long haul.

Yes, I have heard of moth balls. Just a few days ago in fact, as I have never heard of them before that. I here they smell really bad so I don’t know, and how exactly do they work anyways..something I need to find out.

So if anyone has any sure fire ways to get rid of mice & moths..I am open to hear it..

Time Heals All Wounds


My book/story  is still  featured on Vyckie Garrisons Site. It is the second story down on the right hand side.  I am still getting people asking me about it. Yes, it is still here. I just checked. It is ten chapters and on the right hand corner, called Time Heals All Wounds It was written back in 2007. Enjoy!


Random things I have learned in 2010

Random things I have learned in 2010

1.It doesn’t matter how old you are, some people will always treat you as though your ten.

2.The don’t ask, don’t tell policy is totally bogus.

3.Don’t wash the windows at midnight because chances are-you will be washing them with something other then Windex and will have to repeat the whole process 3x come morning.

4.You will NEVER be able to please everyone no matter how hard you try. Does this mean you should stop trying though? IDK!

5.Some people will never except the ‘real’ you, so sometimes you have to fake it, till you make it I guess.

6.There are two sides to every person in the world! Who knew? 

7.I have way too many blond moments, and I’m not even a blond.

8.I am fine with who I am, and wish people would stop trying to get me to change.

9.I submit and stay quiet when my mother reams me out. It’s all about Peace!

10.My dad is never going to change, but I love him for who he is, even if no one else ever will.

11.I still have no clue why I am being shunned by my only sibling.

12.The Lord places friends in your life to fill the gaps that run 8 feet deep.<3

13.You can still respect people that you don’t like. In fact, you can even Love people that you don’t like.

14.You can instantly love people that you never knew you were capable of loving.

15.The choices you make do not have to effect the rest of your life. Why do people lie about that still?

16.Going with the flow…I now get what that means!

17.I am so much more then who I thought I was.

18.I am NOT a farmer wife.. and am so tired of trying to be something that I am not!

19.I don’t hate animals, but don’t really like them either.

20. I’d rather have more kids then animals, but do understand why some would rather have  more animals then kids.

21.Matthew 11:30–means something real to me now!

22.1 Corinthians 13–was the part of the bible that I identified with most in 2010

 23.Bad things happen to good people, just as much as good things happen to bad people. And it is not some sort of curse or anything crazy like that!

24.I didn’t miss my life back home this past year, as much as I did last year 2009.

25.This Apirl 2011 will mark 6 years since I have been down South, and I think I may be OK! Deep breath! *G*

~ I am sure there is much more that I learned this past year but this is all I want to share! :o)~