Thursday, July 31, 2008

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

You Love WHO??

My hubby, Dustin, serves on a local youth football and cheerleading board. He's the Vice President of Operations. I know. That sounds important.

Last week, the board had quite the drama going on and Dustin was constantly on the phone, much to my joy. He was off the phone long enough to watch our girls sing in their VBS production but ended up back on the phone before we could make it out of the parking lot to dinner.

We pull up to the restaurant and he drops me and the girls off at the door. He makes it to the table, sits down and his phone starts ringing again. It's TB, the President, calling him. Again. He looks at me and says, "I'll tell her that I'll call her back after dinner." He talks to her for a minute and he says he will call her back when we're done. Another minute goes by and this is what I hear him say: "OK, love ya, bye!" His. exact. words. Now, I am laughing hysterically and he's looking at me a little puzzled. And this is how the rest of the conversation went down:

Me: Oh my gosh! You just said, love ya, bye to TB!

Dustin: What?? No, I didn't!

The girls in unison: YES YOU DID!!!

Me: Oh, yes you did. Call her back and ask her!

Dustin: She would have called me back by now.

Me: Give me the phone. I'll call her back. She sooooo heard you!

And the razzing went on!

~~A little back story on me and TB. I have served on this board for the past 3 years, 2 of them with TB. To say the least, she is not my favorite person in the world. Let's just say we *clash* a bit.~~

The next night, we saw TB and the first words out of my mouth were: "Did you hear what Dustin said to you last night on the phone?" and she was like "Oh yeah! I wanted to call him back but I was laughing too hard!"

And the razzing continues.................................

Monday, July 28, 2008

Mamma Mia!

I went to see Mamma Mia! this weekend and it was fantastic!! I love all those Abba songs and you can't help but sing along............. and I can't stop singing them! I want the soundtrack NOW!

For the most part, the cast was superb. Meryl Streep was great and was supported very well by Christine Baranski (love, love, love her) and Julie Waters. Pierce Brosnan isn't the best singer but at least he's nice to look at. Amanda Seyfried was adorable and has a beautiful voice.

Go see the'll put you in a great mood!

Saturday, July 26, 2008


I had this at our Magaritaville themed Bunko night and it is delish! Plus, its easy to make :)


24 oz Northern White Beans
1 1/4 c Parmesan Cheese
1/2 c Mayo
Garlic Powder (to taste)
Cumin (to taste)
Tabasco (if desired)


Mix together and bake 25-30 min at 350. This makes 4 cups. Serve with tortilla chips, crackers or flatbread.

Friday, July 25, 2008

I'm a Winner!!!

I am so excited!! Jo-Lynne from Musings of a Housewife was giving away a pair of earrings from Fresh Gems and I won these:

Amethyst Earrings with Silver Wire Scroll Work
Aren't they purty?!? I. Love. Them!

Jo-Lynne's blog was one of the 1st blogs I started reading. I aspire to write like her. She is honest, spiritual, funny and does cool things that I'd love to here about over a bottle of wine! Thanks again Jo-Lynne!!

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

The SITS girls are doing it again. This week's giveaway is a RED Sony Cyber-shot W150 ($250 value ~~ 8.1 Megapixels, 5x optical zoom and 30m wide-angle lens)

Go here, leave a comment and let them know I sent you and you'll be entered to win this fantabulous camera!

This isn't the only prize they're giving away. Tiffany and Heather have started another blog about cooking: Saucy Eats! Yup, it'll make you hungry. Right here, they are giving away a $50 gift card to Williams Sonoma. Now go get Saucy!!

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The Three Stooges

We went out Saturday night with The Keeper and
a bunch of other friends. As always, we wanted our
picture taken and for some reason thought
our husbands would help us out and behave. Not likely.

Try #1.

Dustin: Something's wrong with the camera, its too blurry.
Let me fix it and I'll try again.

So, now we're standing there all cute and ready while he plays with
the camera for 5 minutes trying to fix it. Click.

The Keeper: I wasn't even lookin' at you.

Me: One more.

So this is what we ended up with. My eyes barely open and The Keeper looking a little surprised. Let's try this again.

Me: Hey babe, take a picture of us?

Dustin: OK.

Here's what we got:

Me: Let me see. You dork!

Dustin: What? You didn't say what part of you to take a picture of.

Me: Try again.

Again, the outcome.

The men just can't leave us alone! I can't believe The Keeper's husband, Bud Man, isn't in one of these. It makes it seem like he's all innocent! Which is so not the case......check this out!

See, I told ya, he's a brat, too!

And finally. Mostly because we had enough of tweedle dee, tweedle dum and tweetdle dodo!!

The Perfectionist

1. This is Ashlyn. The baby of the family. She would not speak to you when I introduced her and probably wouldn't talk to you EVER for at least 6 months.

2. She is the athletic one and would do every sport there is if it was possible.

3. She is quite competitive (hmmm, have we heard that before?) but not in a in your face kinda way.......she does it on the down-low.

4. She is obsessed with animals, her favorite being dogs and wants to be a Vet when she grows up.

5. She is not the social butterfly that her sister is. She likes to keep to a small circle of friends and is very loyal to them.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Friday, July 11, 2008

To Be So Educated

Don't you just love going to the doctor for no reason? Yup, me too!

My daughter had a funky rash on her hands so I took her to the Dr. to figure it out. Here's how it went down.

First, we start off by sitting in the waiting room for 30 minutes. Now, we move to the exam room and wait another 30 minutes. Yippee, the doctor's here! Finally, she's looking at Ashlyn's hands. Oh wise doctor, who went to college for 8 years, what do you think it is?? No kidding, she says, I have no idea, let me go look in a book. WHAT?? Look in a book. I could've done that. I mean, I could have looked it up on the internet. We spent the next 20 minutes waiting for her to come back and all she tells me is that she still has no idea, buy some Cortisone for it and if it doesn't get better, take her to a dermatologist. Geez, thanks for wasting 2 hours of my life, taking my $20 and NOT figuring out what's wrong with my kid!

They All Want to be Like Me

My other brother, Joey, has started a blog!! His blog name is the best way to describe him: Obsessive Compulsive is my middle name. In time, you will see. Don't worry. He knows and he's OK with it :)

Check it out and show him some love!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Who Doesn't Love Tarjay?!?

Do you want to win a $100 gift card to Target???

Of course you do!

Here's what you need to do:

Head on over to The Secret is in the Sauce, grab their button and mention yours truly when you roll call. It's that easy! For you newbies, read this to learn all about this fantastic blogging network.

Thanks to Tiffany and Heather of SITS for this great giveaway!!

Vacation Pics

Update: For more vacation pics check out The Keeper of All Things blog.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Very Superior!?!


As a 1930s wife, I am
Very Superior

Take the test!

I got this test from Pleasing Procrastionator......who knew I was so superior?!? Well, I knew of course but when I called my hubby and told him, he laughed. What's up with that?

Go, take the test and let me know how wonderful you would have been as a 1930's wife.

Monday, July 7, 2008

I'm Back!!

We're home from vacation! So there was no dial-up and my Sprint Air Card wouldn't work :( Somehow I still survived without the internet. I have errands to run and will do a longer post later..........I missed you all!!