Month: August 2011

Having the marriage you dream of…

I just returned from Rescue and Recovery.  It’s a marriage retreat put on by my church and it was awesome.  First thing I realized, my husband and I have few issues in comparison to some.  A few of the couples there were clearly on a Recovery mission.  You know, when 911 is called because someone […]

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Non-Stick Cookware

My cousin Angie recently posted on her Facebook page her delight in her new pots and pans.  I guess her old ones had warped, and the non-stick stuff had come off.  Turns out, these were Paula Deen pans.  She’s that blonde Southern gal on the cooking shows. Anyway, it made me wonder about something.  I’ve […]

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Prairie Dog

Awe… so cute.  Nope. Each year we try every “kind” and non-invasive way to get rid of these little guys, but they continue to return.  Their family unit just continues to grow and grow stronger. My husband frequently takes a shovel, and fills in their holes, only to have them re-dug the next morning. He’s […]

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Knock-offs and Counterfeit Products

How do they get away with it??? How can someone start-up a business selling the same product, using someone else’s brand name, and logo! Check this out…  These are counterfeits! And how is it different from this? This is the REAL company. They even copied the Coach logo on their site.  It’s amazing to me […]

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Is it a weed?

Two summers ago, I invested in some little plants for our rocked area in our driveway.  They were supposed to be hearty little plants that needed little water, and lots of sun.  Perfect, I thought.  They’ll get lots of sun, and very little water.  Well, they died. The first summer 2 of the 3 plants […]

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