Saturday, February 26, 2011

It's Hailing and I am staying in.

It's Saturday morning and it's been raining non stop since late yesterday, temperatures have dropped to below 30 and it's freezing. We live in a small very cozy home that I really love, BUT and this is a pretty big but, the house is over 100 years old and has no heating. Besides a few room heaters there is no other type of heating so waking up on such a chilly day is really hard. It's so cold that instead of rain its been hailing all morning, fine little bits of ice have been falling and I have been laying here listening to the pitter patter of them hitting my bedroom window and door. I actually love the sound of it and have been enjoying it.

Again I spent the week looking for work and going out almost daily to leave new applications, not that I think I will get a job near this town. But it doesn't hurt to try and I am willing to spend the time getting those apps filled out. At least it's been getting me out of the house and made the week go by so fast. But today I am staying home, I just put on the tea kettle and am going to make a yummy hot cocoa with extra marshmallows. I will pair that with some toast and sit here and catch up on following people back. I only got to do half the blogs on Monday and need to finish up. I love all the blogs that I am finding and I will catch myself spending a lot of time reading and getting to know other bloggers. I am having a lot of fun and I think its a great way to socialize without having to leave your house. And on a day like this, leaving is the last thing I want to do, I am going to sit here and enjoy my time off and find more new blogs!
Cheers friends, I hope you all are having a wonderful day.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Road Trip Blues....

I am finally home! I have been on a road trip, but not a fun travel with gal pals kinda road trip. I went on a looking for employment road trip. I had been working from home for a while but it's time to get back to the grind of daily work because with that daily job comes a paycheck and right now that is what I need. I need to earn more money, so looking for a job was in order. A week ago I packed up my bags and my very well planned out agenda and headed for the road.

The first days went okay and I actually enjoyed it, being out on the open road and getting to stop by different cafes and restaurants was really cool. I really enjoy finding new places and seeing new cities but after about 5 days it began to wear and I realized I would have taken my camera so I could have documented the entire trip. That probably would have been really fun for the blog, posting my daily stops. 

But since I am very new to this whole blogging deal I never even thought about it till almost the end of my trip. By then I was so tired and ready to just get home and sleep in my very own bed. So I got home last night and got a full 9 hours sleep and now I want to catch up with my blog and my hopping. I still don't know how my interviews went so I won't know for a while when and if I will be working soon so for now I have time to work on it a lot. I also want to catch some TV watching up or maybe a movie!

I missed my house and I missed my safe haven, this room where I spent most of my time.Glad to be home friends.... and I look forward to posting more often this week.

Friday, February 11, 2011

I am craving...........

Chinese food.....

So there is this fantastic little chinese food restaurant about 35 minutes away from here. They make the best Chow Mein and Orange Chicken.... orange chicken is my favorite food ever and I swear I could have it every single day of my life. The one this place makes is just the best.
So I am wondering what my boyfriend is going to take me to eat on Monday and I really hope he has enough sense to realize that this is my favorite place and my favorite food.
We've never driven up there during the week, we usually only go on weekends. But how I would love to do for dinner, maybe even lunch. The problem now is....that I am craving orange chicken now and there is no where nearby to get it, besides it's almost midnight. 


Nuts 4 Stuff Giveaway : Nuzzle Eau De Parfum

ONE lucky Nuts 4 Stuff reader can win a 1.7 fl. oz. Nuzzle Eau De Parfum Spray! ($36.00 value). This giveaway is open only to residents of the  United States and Canada.   


Relaxing......................... that's what I am going to do this whole weekend!
I swear this week was so incredibly crazy, there was so much work to do and I never even had a chance to break out the remote control. I managed to get some tweets in for a few giveaways but other than that, did not get a chance to enter any new ones. 

So that is the kind of relaxing that I plan to do this weekend. I want to grab the remote, find a mind numbing TV show like The Real Housewives or maybe one of the really corny lifetime movies and while I half watch I want to blog hop and enter giveaways. A lot of the Valentine giveaways are ending this week and I want to get as many entries in as I can. 

I did win an INCREDIBLE and I mean INCREDIBLE giveaway this week and I will share that with you this weekend. It was my only win of the week but it is a doozy and I am completely excited waiting for it to arrive. 
(please let it get here soon) 

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Manor Hall Soap Co. Giveaway at Deals by Jason.


Deals by Jason is having a great giveaway that I would love to win. One reader will get this amazing prize that is perfect for pampering. This giveaway ends on 2/21, click here to go to the giveaway.

Manor Hall Soap Co.
The Signature Tote Bag Collection features three full sized Manor Hall bath and body essentials, along with an eco friendly canvas zipper tote. The Signature Tote Collection includes: Body Wash (9.0 oz bottle), Sugar Body Polish (5 oz jar), Aroma Roll-On (10 ml), 100% cotton tote bag (13 x 11 inches)!. 

CSN $35 GC Giveaway Ends Today.

I love CSN and today you can enter to win a $35 Gift Code for any one of their 200+ stores.
Today is the very last day to enter though, just click here to go to Horse Sense and get your 3 entries in, you also get some extra's for getting your friends to join too! 



Tuesday, February 8, 2011

I miss it so..........

1024x768 Sea sunset
I come from a beach town where I used to go to the beach all the time. Sometimes I would go just to walk and get some exercise or to hang out with friends, other times I used to go to take my kids to play in the water. On weekends we used to grab the car and drive along the ocean starting in one town all the way almost to the border. All along the way we would stop for coffee and drinks for the kids, we used to marvel at the beauty of the water and all the amazing homes that were nestled all along that long stretch of road. We enjoyed it so much and it was such a part of our lives, it was ingrained in us and in our souls and I think we all thought it would always be there and maybe sometimes we even took it for granted.

Now we only get to the beach a few times a year and it's usually at the end of the day when we've gone out there for an appointment or to visit someone. I can't even remember when the last time the kids actually got to go in the water was. We haven't done our weekend drive in years and I find that my heart missed that beautiful area, that it longs for that stretch of road where we have so many memories. 

Smart & Sexy Giveaway, Ends Soon.

Valentine's Day is almost here and there is nothing that will make it more romantic that having some pretty lingerie for that special night.
Right now you can enter to win a $50 package that will be hand picked for your from Smart & Sexy at A Few of My Favorite Things

Monday, February 7, 2011

Another Glee Scandal !


 Another day, another scandal for Glee star Lea Michele. Today's though isn't being seen on the covers of GQ or Cosmo, no it was being viewed by millions during last nights Superbowl. Like every year one of the biggest draws besides the game itself, to watching the Superbowl is the hilarious and entertaining ads that air during. And yesterdays best commercial (in my opinion) featured the stars of the Golden Globe Winner for Best Comedy, Glee! The cast put a Gleefull spin into the new Chevrolet ads, with a catchy tune and an old fashioned twist. So what's got all the viewers freaking out? During a scene about 32 seconds into the commercial itself, Ms. Michele's behind is apparently in full view, for a full half second. See for yourself, and you tell us is it really as big of a deal as their making it? In the behind the scenes feature we also posted it happens once again, only allot closer. What do you think?

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Half Time Show Rocked.

This video is pretty fuzzy but I enjoyed the show so much I thought I would post it up. This is the best part of the Superbowl in my opinion, and then you get to watch all the cool commercials. Even though I said I would not be watching I broke down and turned it on when I heard the music. The only thing that would have made this insanely perfect would have been if Axl Rose would have been there to sing Sweet Child o' Mine instead if Fergie. NOW THAT would have been awesome!

(found a better video, just skip past the commercials)

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Sundays are for blog hopping and watching TV .

It's superbowl Sunday and I will not be watching the TV, I will be here online trying to get my blog into shape or watching other shows on the tele. Hopefully they are having some sort of marathon that I can watch so I don't have to watch football. Really the sport makes no sense to me and I would rather spend the day vegging and trying to get this script looking good. I love the colors on this and the details but there are a few items that are not quite okay that I am trying to fix. I hope you have a fantastic day and thank you for stopping by.

Cookie Art: $35 CSN Giveaway

Another great blog is having a great giveaway with very low entries.
CSN | Stores and Cookie Art is giving one reader a $35 gift certificate to shop at any one of CSN's 200+ stores. Giveaway ends on 2/15 at 10:00 p.m., plenty of time to get in on this great giveaway.

You get 5 extra entries for joining the giveaway right 
below this post, so take advantage!

Milking the Issue: $35 CSN Giveaway

CSN | Stores and Milking the Issue is giving one reader a $35 gift certificate to shop at any one of CSN's 200+ stores. Giveaway ends on 2/15 at 10:00 p.m., plenty of time to get in on this great giveaway.


Thanks for stopping by. Please leave a comment so I can follow you back. I am spending the weekend entering giveaways as this is what I find helps me unwindafter a week that seemed to go on way too long.
What will you be doing or what do you like to do to relax while online?

A new direction...............

I've decided to change the theme of my blog. I am too busy to blog daily and it's been so crazy this past month trying to get so much done. What I love to do to unwind is enter a few giveaways so I have decided to turn this into my "I want to win" blog. I will be posting any new giveaways I find that are too good to pass up and maybe in a while I can hold some of my very own.
This way I can relax and enjoy my blog and not fell that pressure that I feel all the time since I started it, knowing that I should be posting more often.