Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Birthday Dinner

Hope everyone had a wonderful and safe holiday weekend! Mine was super busy, long and amazing so much went on it will take more than one post to cover it. I had 4 days off which was so needed. My birthday was Saturday but we did dinner Thursday night with my family since I was going to be out of town Saturday for the day. Here are some of the pictures from Thursday night we went to my favorite Mexican restaurant it was so yummy!

My delicious birthday drink:)

Aunt Lindsey loving on Mason 

Granddaddy with Mason 

McKayla, Grammy and Mason 

Mason with his beautiful mommy 

McKayla and Mason 

Me with my favorite little man

with my sweet niece and nephew

McKayla was so sweet she helped open all my cards and read them for everyone

It was a wonderful night and I love spending time with all my family!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Its Ok

Its Ok Thursdays
 I am linking up with Amber at Brunch with Amber and Neely at A Complete Waste of Makeup for It's Ok
It's okay to be SUPER excited about the long holiday weekend coming up since it is also my Birthday weekend!
It's okay to have already decided exactly where I want B to take me Saturday to eat, shop and so on.
It's also okay to already know what I am going to order for lunch and dinner and what I want from Starbucks that morning :)
It's okay to know that Monday I will probably sleep in til closer to lunch.
It's okay to be super excited about going to dinner with my family tonight to my favorite restaurant in town.
It's okay to be my age and still want to chalk my hair... right? lol
It's okay to be really excited and nervous about getting another tattoo
It's okay to be excited on seeing what free samples you are going to get in the mailbox each day
It's okay to just take a break now and then.
What are you okays this week?
Hope everyone has a wonderful and safe Memorial Weekend!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Oh How Pinteresting


Happy Wednesday! Today I'm linking up for Oh, How Pinteresting... 

So here is some of my favorite pins from this week!

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I adore this one it is so sweet! It reminds me of a fairy tale.

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Syndia onto Pretty Kitty
Both of my cats are famous for finding the absolute smallest thing and try to squeeze in!

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lori o. onto words.. words.. words..
I need to print this and pretty much put it everywhere. It is such a good reminder.

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Franchesca Moutoux onto Me Like
I really think yummy says it all!

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Anytra B onto Just things I like
I want - I need - I love this bag!

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Rachel Campbell onto Cats
Just made me smile...

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Repinned from Party Ideas by ALChan
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake- that just sounds to good to be true.

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I love this it is so true.

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Maggie Salmeron onto I wanna do this....
This is where I am going to get mine and I love the font on this one!

What are you pinning this week?

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Sometimes and Always

Today I am linking up for Sometimes & Always

Sometimes - I go through and pick out things to redo a room
Always - I find a reason to put it off and it never gets done:(

Sometimes -  I go into a restaurant and think I will try something new..
Always - end up getting the same thing (hey if it's good why change ... right?)

Sometimes - I have a ton of blog post I want to get done
Always- have so much to do only a third of them get done! 

Sometimes - I wish I had made different choices or thought more about them more
Always - the choices I made define who I am now and even though there are some things I wish were different they made me stronger

Sometimes - I ask why me or why now?
Always - need to remember that there is someone out there going through more than we are and we are blessed

Monday, May 14, 2012

My Mama

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and Mother's Day! This was an extra special weekend since it was not only Mother's Day but Saturday was my Mama's Birthday. My sisters and I went with her out of town shopping to spend the day together. Which also meant a trip to Starbucks and Olive Garden (so yummy). Nothing better than Mama and sister time.

So thankful to have such a wonderful mother. I love you Mama!!!


Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Gotta Love Savings and Free

About 6 weeks ago I really started trying to match up coupons to save money and get free samples. Wow it is amazing what kinds of sales, samples and free items you can get!

Yesterday I went to the store to get some items we use on a regular basis while they were going off sale this week. With MVP and coupons I spent $32.23 after saving $32.96! I have been getting the Sunday paper and putting them into "sections" on items we use then matching them to where/when they are on sale. It really makes a huge difference with B no longer going out of town our grocery bill had gone WAY up. Cat food, dog food, treats (for said cat and dog), cleaning supplies the list goes on and on and you can save on just about everything! Last week I got 2 bags of cat treats I had a B1G1 and $1 plus they were already on sale so I got both for $.40 seriously?? 20 CENTS per bag!

Below are the FREE items I got in the mail during April... and I have a ton more on the way so I will probably do this at the beginning of each month.

Here goes!

2 samples of Breathe Right Strips
Measuring Tape
Sample of  Garnier moisturising serum and a $2.00 off coupon

3 Atkins bars (they were so yummy!) and 2 coupons for $1.00 off each

Free bar of Shea Butter Soap and a $5.00 off coupon
Closys mouthwash and a $2.00 off coupon

GEVALIA coffee and a $1.00 coupon

Bayer Aspirin (20ct) Bottle and a $2.00 off coupon
Invisible Glass (4) with several coupons & Mail In rebates

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A Jiffy Recipe book ... SERIOUSLY some amazing recipes in there!
Excellent Tea Company (3) Tea Bags

Other awesome Freebies for April...

Domino’s Artisan Pizza - FREE- Yes that is correct a FREE pizza :)

Several different companies did cards this past month so I got 4 cards for FREE and you know as well as I do running up town to pick up a birthday/ anniversary/ mothers day/ Wedding or Shower card can easily cost close to 5 bucks each.

$2 Amazon MP3 Code so I got ...
Luke Bryan - Do I for my phone
Keith Urban - For you (also for my phone)

Where do you find the best deals at?

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