Friday, February 25, 2011

Mr. Men and you

We love the Mr. Men show in this house. Every character's name is a description of themselves. Mr. Rude, Mr. Stubborn, Miss Chatterbox, Miss Whoops. I think on any given day we can identify with one of them. THey make me laugh and are much more tolerable than some of the cartoons the boys want to watch on a daily basis.While it's a you have to see it to get it moment, one of my favoite lines is when Mr. Noisy is stomping around in a cave w/ Mr. Stubborn (always right) and Miss Naughty (plays tricks). Mr Noisy is asking what the map says on how to get out and Mr. Stubborn replies "It says, do not listen to me, listen to Mr. Stubborn, he knows what he is talking about." We all know someone like that, they are ALWAYS right. Do you have a Miss Chatterbox in your life, some one who never stops talking. Maybe a Mr. Lazy or Mr. Messy.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Hoops and Yoyo

I have to confess I am in love with a green bunny and a pink cat. They are called Hoops and Yoyo and have a birdy friend called Puddles. They are funny, occasionally irreverant and always make me laugh. They have e-card and annimations on their websight. The manners collection are a favorit in this house. take a minute, check them out and have a smile.

Monday, February 14, 2011

pt 2

ok, got the headder gone now still trying to work on that background.... It'll get there.

Happy Valentines Day

Well it's Valentines day. I am such a boring practical person when it comes to this day. I got my wonderful husband a card that does a good job of expressing my feeling. That's it, yeah me. For as long as we have been together he always got me gifts based on a theme. Hot stuff w/ hot sauce and hot candy, Fun to be w/ you we went to the cicurs that year, sweet stuff:more candy than I could eat. I told him to hold off this year. It's a wonderful thought I really appreciate however extra cash spend on candy I don't need or flowers that wilt were not on my mind this year. I have to work tonight so I won't even get to see him. What a romantic we are :) We have been married 15 1/2 yrs. and he is my Valentine along w/ three othere little men in my life.

On a different note, by blog is bugging me. I am trying to update the background and can't get rid of the banner at the top. That and can't find a decent pirate background either.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Do you fight fair?

So we are in month 2 of the happiness project and this week we talked about fighting fair. Do you use generals like "you always/never" Do you bring up the past that the other person thought was forgotten? This weeks lesson was reinforced in church today. Interesting how it worked out that way. The two main points the paster wanted us to remember are:
 1) your spouse is not your enemy (of course this can be applied to any significant relationship w/ a parent, friend, child)

2) Stop fighing in your marriage and start fighting for your marriage. Doesn't me you can't/ won't fight but if you remember that the other person is not your enemy and you fight to fix things it's a whole new battle.

Just something to remember

Friday, February 11, 2011

The Happiness Project

I started a book called The Happiness Project with some ladies online. I missed the month of January and am playing catch up but one of the first things we are to do is make our own 12 Commandments for us to live by. Here are mine:
1) I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me

2)Take care of me. I am the only Me there is

3)It is what it is-don't make it into something it's not

4) Savor the moment-it's a gift from God.

5)my house is a sanctuary-treat it like that

6)If its not working, change something. I may not be able to change others but I can control me

7)Find joy in the rain

8)Act like a kid when the situation arrises

9) be spontanious-be open to the moment

10)Be creative

11) Don't tkae it personally.

12)Learn to enjoy the quiet.

So there they are. I need a lot of reminding on these but that's the point. I am excited where this journey will take me.