Wednesday, March 31, 2010

This Is FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!

*I was NOT compensated for this review*
Don't you just LOVE IT when you find a new product that you wondered what you did without???

That's how I feel about this:

I'll be honest.

I had seen these 
but didn't know if it was something I would love.

When Dana, from Pouchee, asked me to review one, I agreed.

Boy howdy am I glad I did!

Put your essentials in this....

Drop it in your purse....

And grab it to run in the store, the dry cleaners, the bakery...

Anywhere that you don't need to take your larger purse inside.

It even has a magnetic closer on the top that keeps it closed!

Try it.

They are offering a 10% discount through Mother's Day.

(use code poucheemom)

Let me know what you think!!!

I LOVE mine! 

Just click below:

Pouchee Purse Organizer

(Oh, and go read the owner's testimony. She loves Jesus!)

..........and the winner is

Thank you to all who entered!!!

It's so much fun blessing others.

It truly is more blessed to give than receive!

Without further ado

The WINNER is:

Congrats Sherry!!!

Email me with which of the three items you would like, along with a mailing address and I will send you your prize!!

Thanks to everyone who entered. This was fun!!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


"Grandchildren are the crown of the aged..."

Proverbs 17:6

(It's worth getting old)

Monday, March 29, 2010

GOD Let US Name The Animals!

*The Give Away is still going on. Enter in the post Below!*

A friend of mine posted THIS recently. It spoke to me.
Hope it speaks to you today.

This morning I was up early grading a students work on Genesis. So far I haven't gotten any farther than chapter two. I have been so floored by what I'm seeing in God's character through Genesis 1 and 2. The trip wire for my thinking this morning is this "God let Adam name the animals." I started thinking about that, and it began to occur to me that this one fact reveals the character of God in unimaginably awesome ways. It goes beyond this one fact though. The story continues and we see that God created this fine world, this good world, and then put mankind in the middle of it and told them to "subdue" it.

Here's what's jumping out at me today. God creates this AWESOME world, a world that He's thrilled with. A world full of all sorts of crazy plants and animals, and then He lets man, a young man, a new man, begin assigning lasting names to them all. Here's what He's saying essentially... "here's my awesome world, now have at it, make it your own." I think this is what God means when he says, "subdue and have dominion" over the Earth.

God does not say "here's my perfect world, ITS PERFECT! so try not to wreck anything."..which is probably what I would have said. No, God knew that there would be some wreckage involved, but he still handed us the keys...and not reluctantly either! He handed us the keys to His world with joy, knowing that one day Michael Angelo would turn a cold block of marble into a masterpiece the world would marvel at forever...and the coolest thing is that God saw that coming...He saw it coming and was excited about it...and is still excited about it...the creative potential of mankind is miraculous, because it comes from a miraculous God in whos image we are made...and praise Him that He lets us learn to paint with beauty on the canvas of his wonderful creation, even when it means we're going to make a mess sometimes .

Friday, March 26, 2010


I never dreamed when I started blogging that I would ever get to 

Post #300!!!

I have learned a ton...and have a ton more to learn.

But, I've had so much fun and met some great people in this blog world!

In honor of my 300th Post

(That is now well over 300)




One of my DIL's is crafty...aren't I lucky?

So, all you have to do is COMMENT...that's it!!

If you don't have a blog, leave me your email address so I will know how to contact you.

The giveaway will end Wednesday, March 31!!

Good Luck!!!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


My *goal* when giving up Diet C*ke was two weeks. I wanted to go cold turkey for two weeks. None. Not a drop. I reached my goal yesterday! Yeh for me! It really was not that hard...not like I thought it would be. Don't get me wrong, I WANTED one..or ten. But, because I drink coffee or tea, I didn't have any headaches at all. Now that I have reached my two week goal, I hope to use moderation. I would really like to allow myself to drink one a week. If I find that one a week slowly slips into more than that, I may give it up all together.  Funny, I never even drank a soft drink until four or five years ago...regular or diet. Then they came out with THIS:

........I was hooked. 

The lime..that I LOVE, toned down the artificial sweetener, that I hated. Slowly I dropped the lime, added crushed ice in a styrofoam cup and the rest is history.

I drank a LOT more water during my break!!!

I didn't FEEL any different though!

I guess that's GOOD and BAD.

Good...because I didn't have headaches.

But BAD, because I had read so many others say that they felt so GREAT after giving it up. I didn't notice a change in my energy level at all. Really, NO change. I was hoping for a real tangible reason to stay off the stuff!

So, how about YOU? What have you given up....or what do you NEED to give up?

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Happy Birthday Big A!!!

So thankful you are our son-in-law.

You deserve the happiest of days.

Hope you get to take a bike ride today!

You are loved and appreciate.

Happy Happy Birthday!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Flaire Hair

I think I have seen it all.


Where have I been?

A man came in our office today.

With THIS on:


I think he was serious about it.

As in

This is not a joke.

As in

He used hair gel and spiked it all over.

Where have I been?

Have you seen these?

Is this a joke?

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Seriously??? How Fabulous!

One of my DIL's made me THIS for my birthday:

Is she crafty or what?


Isn't it fabulous?

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Please Pray For Our Family

I can't share the details right now. But, if you believe in the power of prayer, please pray for some members of our family tomorrow. Please pray that God would show favor on them. I will share when I can. Thank you for caring.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Hubs Is Having Knee Surgery

Edited to add:

The surgeon came in to talk to us before surgery. Before he left he asked if he could pray with us. He prayed the sweetest prayer....calling Mike by name and asking Jesus to take good care of Mike and to guide his hands as he performed the surgery. I mean REALLY? How great is our God? 

Hope this doesn't happen to him.:)

Or, that the surgeon doesn't rely on this:

He will be fine......

But if you think about him

Pray for him.

His surgery is tomorrow, March 16.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Birthday Fun!!

Friday was my birthday!

As a blogger, I'm not really sure what you say on your birthday.


I said nothing. :)

Yesterday, I celebrated my birthday along with two others who have Feb/March birthdays.


and Son-in-law, Big A

We had that wonderful strawberry buttercream cake again

and lots of yummy food cooked by hubs.

It was a GREAT day!

This made it even better:

A bathing suit fashion show in March!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

ACC Tournament Time

Let's Go Duke!

Oh, and I just finished Day FOUR of no diet coke!!!!

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Strawberry Season

I love strawberries.

Here in N.C., strawberry season usually begins in May.

But, we already have some GREAT *greenhouse grown* strawberries.

A few fun facts about strawberries:

  • Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.
  • Just 8 strawberries have more vitamin C than a medium orange.
  • The average strawberry has 200 seeds.
  • Strawberries are a member of the rose family. 

I don't know about YOU,

But I love strawberry season!

Monday, March 08, 2010

Saturday, March 06, 2010

KiKi is 15!!!!!!!!!

Happy 15th Birthday to one of my favorite nieces!

KiKi, Have a great day!

I love you!

Love, Miss Angelove