Friday, June 25, 2010

Writing my letter

When you're mad, you're told to write a letter and wait a day, then if you still feel the same way to send it. Well I'm writing my letter and not waiting a day.

The other day my car informed me of 2 things, #1 that I need to change my oil. Well I ignored this one because it has said that since before the last time we changed it. And #2 that I have low tire pressure. Well this guy that Jeremy works with came over today after I got off work to check the tire pressure. The front 2 are at 50 and the back right one needs 10 more PSI's. So he let out air in the front to, and made them sit at 40. (Thanks Vickers!!)
Then I went to the dollar store to pick up some purple wrapping paper to make my cousins wedding gifts match. On the way there my steering wheel was shaking, not vibrating. So I stopped by Auto Zone and asked the nice man for advice on what it could be. He went out and felt the tires and what did he find? A bubble. Not good. Tire replacement.
Soo what does this mean for my weekend plans of driving 5 hours to go to my cousins wedding in Carthage, MO? That I'm not going and yet ONE MORE weekend ALONE.

It's not a big deal that I don't get to go to his wedding. It's that my tire my blow out and my husband isn't home to fix it, it's that I need a new stinking tire. It's that I was really looking forward to seeing my family and dressing up and having a good time.

I understand everything happen's for a reason. I'm sure this is preventing something from happening to me or WallE or my car or my house or my bills or SOMETHING.. but the thing is... I'll probably never know. I won't hear about a wreck that happens in some small town that I was going to be driving through. I won't realize that not going could be saving WallE from getting hit by a car in the distance from our car to the hotel.

Ever since I was young I knew that talking about things out loud, made them not happen for me. Going to get my first car, didn't happen because I told everyone I know. I know that's not the reason why, but it seems like that's the way things have worked all my life. So now, almost 22 years into it, I'm realizing that I need to stop shouting to the world that I'm doing something, or it won't happen. I didn't tell anybody when Jeremy and I started looking for a car for me. I didn't tell anybody when I had my job interview at Eye Specialists.

I don't understand. I don't now, not ever. DANG IT!!
Well here's to another boring weekend at home. On my computer and behind the TV.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

A Nut in a Nutshell's Aquafina Giveaway!

Over at A Nut in a Nutshell, blueviolet is giving 5 winners an Aquafina Prize Pack! It includes a coupon for a free 6 pack of Aquafina and Aquafina Lip Balm!! WOOO!!


Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The Mommy Files and Flowers?

For some reason those 2 go hand in hand.. Over at The Mommy Files you can always find great reviews, terrific giveaways and lots of pictures of cute little boys and their loving momma, combined with lots of smiles!!

She is giving away a $40 gift certificate to for Father's Day!! Go check it out and read her great review!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Top 5 favorite moments

In no particular order

My wedding

Being saved

First day of college

Moving in to our first house

My first "real" job (Eye Specialists)

Top 5 favorite foods

In no particular order..
  • Chickenancho (if you aren't from Cowley County, KS you don't know what a Chickenancho is)

  • Home-made mac-n-cheese

  • Chicken Fajita Quesadilla

  • Caramel Cake

  • Braum's french fries

Yep, I'm pretty easy to please :)

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Quick note on my lunch break

I'm on my lunch break and have to get something off my chest..

Why do people call themselves friends when they only get ahold of you when they want to tell you about something going on in their life?

For example.. the other day when I got off work, I turned my cell phone off and I had a few text messages to read. One was from Jeremy and the other one was from a "friend". I haven't talked to her in a few months (not even texted). Her text message said that today was her and her husbands anniversary. Was I supposed to be excited for her?

Another example.. another girl from this group of "friends" texted me the next day to tell me that she got a job at a hospital. I haven't talked to this girl for even longer. What kind of response are they expecting? I just got a new job and didn't find it necessary to tell every person that I know.

I just don't understand. They want nothing to do with me until they want praise. Alot has gone on in my life lately, good and bad, and I don't go to you for praise or condolences because we aren't that type of friend, apparently. You have parties and go hang out with the rest of the "group" but I don't even get an invite..

If it's because I don't drink and get nasty drunk like you, then all I have to say to you is "cool"

Monday, June 7, 2010

Ipad what??

Knowing that Jeremy is in the hot tub so I couldn't call him in excitement I called Aunt Susan. EEEEKK!!!!! I can't believe I won one!!!!
I owe a HUUUUUUGE HUGE HUGE HUGE HUGE THANK YOU to Nicole at Ramblings by Nicole! She asked if it was me that won, so I went searching and guess what... Stephanie Coldwell in Nebraska IS ME!!!! 
I won it from Cheribundi- on their Facebook page
I used their retailer locator and they don't sell them around here, or back home (Kansas) or in Virginia where Jeremy is right now. :( So I can't even buy it and thank them! So if you see it sitting on the shelf... buy it! Help me thank them!

"It's official - we have an iPad contest winner! Congrats to Stephanie Coldwell from Nebraska! All you need to do now is contact us (info(at) with your postal address as per the contest rules (don't post your address here!) and soon you will be pinching, swiping and flicking away on your shinny new 16GB ...Apple iPad!"

Saturday, June 5, 2010

bread knife and cutting board

Enter a great giveaway for a W├╝sthof serrated bread knife and birch cutting board set at A Bluebonnet in Beantown (

Friday, June 4, 2010

Ends in July- giveaways

At SIMPLY STACIE I entered to win a $100 gift certificate to! (ends 7/2)

At A NUT IN A NUTSHELL I entered to win a $50 Family Dollar gift card!!! (ends 7/2)

At J. LEIGH DESIGNZ I entered to win a BAGGO game board!!! (ends 7/5)

At J. LEIGH DESIGNZ I entered to win a Stork Craft Tuscany Baby Glider and Ottoman!! (ends 7/12)

At GRANNY LOVES GIFT BASKETS I entered to win a Sony digital camera!! (ends when her blog reaches 250 GFC followers!)