With a Blink of an Eye

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Whoever thought of the saying "Time Flies," is brilliant! Because that's exactly what it does -- it flies by SO QUICK!  With a blink of an eye -- BOOM, it's six months later since this post. Where does the time go? The weekends definitely seem too short, especially when it's Monday and you're already wishing it were Friday.  There really isn't much time to do everything you planned for during the work week.  Between the cooking, the chores, laundry, homework checks -- the quality time … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: That’s What Friends Are For

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Last week I had a "bad" day at work and when I got home that night, I received this greeting card from a very good friend of mine.  Needless to say, it brighten up my day.  It made a bad day into a wonderful day. And that's what friends are for. Happy Wednesday everyone!! … [Read more...]

Friends: How Many Can YOU Count On?

"A great friend can calm your fears, ease your anxieties and make you laugh at yourself all at the same time. "-Me

"If you're lucky, you'll have a few great friends in your lifetime", my grandmother once told me. I was young at the time and it didn't really set in until after I married and had a child. Life's natural filters sifted out my real friends and soon I found myself with a pretty tight, supportive, and wonderful circle of friends - they're really my sisters that have become the greatest resource I could ever attain. Thinking back to my junior high school years, my friends and I would gossip … [Read more...]

Yes! My Prayers Have Been Answered.

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Image: graur codrin / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Finally! My prayers have been answered.  Thank you Lord! I tweeted a few weeks ago that I had to get a fine-needle biopsy because of an abnormal ultrasound (results showed spots of calcium deposits) of my thyroid. I stated I was scared on Twitter and I received so many heartfelt replies and concerns, I was beyond overwhelmed with all the "Twitter love," it was amazing. You guys made me feel so much better. THANK YOU ALL WHO REPLIED!! You know who … [Read more...]

Shout-Out Sunday – 9/5

If you want to know more about why Shout-Out Sunday was created, than click HERE. In the mean time, click on the links and enjoy the picks of the week. (not in any particular order) 1. What is love? 2. I never had one of these but I always wanted one. 3. Whenever I go to a carnival, I.Must.Have.This! 4. Never featured my own posts, but this week is different ;) 5. OK, now this is unique. A book called... 6. Losing weight is hard but this Latina is doing it!! Go … [Read more...]

Shout-Out Sunday – 8/29

Usually I have about 7 blog reads to shout-out but this week the list is a little short. I have a busy week ahead of me so I hope to add more for next week's Shout-Out Sunday. If you want to know more about why Shout-Out Sunday was created, than click HERE. In the mean time, click on the links and enjoy the picks of the week: 1. This mommy learned how to break off her shackles. Find out how she did it! 2. Are you unsure about PR pitching? This blogger will tell you the deets! 3. I … [Read more...]

Back to School Shopping With Staples

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Did you know that Staples have declared July 14th as the official day for back to school shopping? (I know it's August but life gets in the way of blogging sometimes ;)) Yes, you read that right. While everyone is still enjoying the beach, pool, swimming and the sun, Staples has countless amounts of school supplies on their shelves ready for your child. I was recently invited to a Staples event in New York City to check out the latest in school supplies for back to school.  They have … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – When Blogger Friends Become Your “Real” Friends {linky}

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Happy WW Day!! If you want to join in on the WW fun, please link up your post below. I would love to see your WW photo! … [Read more...]

When Friends Help

This past weekend, my family and I went away for the weekend for a road trip to Lancaster, PA, Philly and Washington D.C with a fabulous ride - The Volkswagen Routan that was loaned to us (post on that coming up) for review purposes.  It was a great experience (post coming up). While I was away, I knew I wouldn't be blogging or Tweeting so I didn't want my blog to be on a standstill.  So I asked a few of my friends if they wanted to be guest writers here and two of them agreed.  I was so … [Read more...]

My Frown is Now Upside Down!

Doing the happy dance!!

Thanks to my dear friend, Mariana, whom I've only known for a short time but who is dear to my heart has took (almost) a full day (I can't tell you how appreciative I am of you for doing this) to fix a MAJOR problem on my site for me. Apparently, my site was hacked because I never updated my Wordpress account (don't ever let this happen people!) and my password was the same for 2 years (a huge no-no!).  It also messed up my Feedburner email updates so no one was getting my blog updates.  … [Read more...]