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Fall for Me…

Thanks MamaKat for my mission. I choose to accept it!

2.) The perfect fall photo…share a picture that defines fall for you in your neck of the woods.

November at the Beach

Living in South Florida, we don’t have the pretty changing colors. Our color change is from green to brown…not so pretty!!! Fall for me means it starts to cool down…in the 80’s instead of the 90’s!!! We can still go to the beach, but the sun is so brutal! And we can even open the windows…some days (in the evenings!) I love our falls!!

There is one thing that is beautiful year-round here and that’s our beaches! We just went to the beach the other day. It was nice and breezy and we all got to play in the sand and water! It was a beautiful Florida fall day! I wouldn’t trade it for the world!

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Interview with Alexis

This is my interview with my baby, Alexis. She is 8 years old, almost 9!

Out of the mouth of babes…..

1. What is something mom always says to you?
“Come Here”

2. What makes mom happy?
“Spending time with me.”

3. What makes mom sad?
“A loss in our family.”

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
“Jokes that I make.”

5. What was your mom like as a child?
“You were silly”

6. How old is your mom?
“33”

7. How tall is your mom?
“Ummm, about 4 to 5 feet.”

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
“Sleep”

9. What does your mom do when you’re not around?
“Sleep with Rafael.”

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
“The best Mom in the world.”

11. What is your mom really good at?
“You’re really good at cooking.”

12. What is your mom not very good at?
“Driving”

13. What does your mom do for her job?
“You sit at the front desk at the hospital, in a lounge chair.”

14. What’s your mom’s favorite food?
“Corn”

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
“You love me.”

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
“Superwoman”

17. What do you and your mom do together?
“Go to the pool and watch t.v.”

18. How are you and your mom the same?
“We love to eat a lot.”

19. How are you and your mom different?
“You’re 33 and I’m 8.”

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
“Because you feed me and take care of me…”

21. Where is your mom’s favorite place to go?
“Golden Corral or McDonalds”


Wordless Wednesday

Okay, I see lots of people posting this type of post on Wednesday’s and considering that I have no idea what to write about today….Still not feeling well!!! Here goes….

This is my almost 9 year DD, showing me what she can do….while I am driving!!!

Sorry for the poor quality of my camera phone….UGH!!!! New one coming in April!!!!

LMAO…I love my daughter!!!!!


My gratitude list

I came across this great blog and there on it was a gratitude list….I thought what a great thing!!!! If only we can remember all the things we really have to be grateful about…EVERYDAY!!!!!

Now go check out…Dude, Where Am I?


I am grateful for….

1. Finally got a job!

2. Having 2 amazing children!!!!

3. A forgiving God in my life.

4. That my car is in good condition AND has A/C!!!!! (very important in Florida!!!!!!)

5. Having a loving, caring man in my life.

6. Easter candy….Cause I can now buy my FAVORITE Robin Eggs….YUMMY!!!

7. My 2 mostly sweet, loving Kitty Cats.

8. My laptop

9. My mother and all the help she gives me.

10. Publix Sweet Tea….so yum!!!

11. Love Fingers on a sore back!!!!

12. a gym in my complex

13. My best friends….Jennifer and Stormy

14. Sweet kisses and hugs from my Lexi-Lou (my nickname for her)

15. Not having to wear glasses…like my parents!

16. For my bank card attached to my keychain….I love Bank of America!! LOL

17. My dishwasher

18. My Crockpot….Love it!!!

19. My IPOD.

20. My blog readers…Thank you!!!!

What are you grateful for today?????


Things I have learned while packing….

1. Just because you can pick up your DVD case with ALL the DVD’s in them DOES NOT mean that once you get them ALL into the same box….You will be able to pick up that box!!

2. I have a TON of bathroom stuff…I didn’t even know I had half the stuff I had under that sink….Whew!!!

3. Packing all your sharpies in the first couple of boxes is not a good idea….I can’t find one to save my life…LMAO!

4. One room produces a WHOLE LOT of boxes!!!!

5. Purging before you pack is probably a good idea…LOL

6. A girl can never have too many purses….NO MATTER how many boxes it takes to pack them all!!!!!

More to come during this last 2 week crunch!!!!! LOL


New Addiction!!!!! Could be baaaad….

I LOVE my Wii!!!!!!!

Games I have and LOVE:

Wii Fit
Chicken Shoot (It’s like the Nintendo Duck Hunt…LOL)
Bowling!!!!!!! The only way to Bowl baby!
Tennis!!!

Games I want:

Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009
Hasbro Family Game Night
Mario Party 8
Tetris Party
Jenga

There’s probably others out there….Who knows!!!!!

Just something fun to do =-)


100 things…Updated

  • 1. My mother wanted to name me Shannon, but the family didn’t like it…
  • 2. I was born and raised (for the most part) in Florida.
  • 3. I have two younger brothers.
  • 4. My “step-dad” adopted me when I was four.
  • 5. He is my “real” daddy!!!!
  • 6. I have two beautiful children.
  • 7. Both of my children weighed over 8lbs when they were born!
  • 8. I do not have a relationship with my birth father.
  • 9. My son is on the wrestling team at his high school.
  • 10. I flew for the very first time on a 4 seater plane when I was 19.
  • 11. I was 28 before I flew on a “regular” plane.
  • 12. I love the store Aeropostale.
  • 13. I went to school with Johnny Damon.
  • 14. I didn’t get my driver’s license till I was almost 17.
  • 15. I believe in God.
  • 16. I have a Yorkshire Terrior named Chloe!!
  • 17. My birthday sometimes falls on Thanksgiving!!
  • 18. I have worked in many aspects of Healthcare.
  • 19. I now work at a large Cardiologist’s office in my town.
  • 20. I was an esthetician in a Dermatologist’s office.
  • 21. I hurt my shoulder and needed a Rotator Cuff Tear Repair done…
  • 22. I can no longer preform (without a lot of pain) facials on people, as I could before.
  • 23. I recently started working with BeautiControl.
  • 24. I drink sweet white wines only…
  • 25. I love my friends.
  • 26. I am addicted to buying purses.
  • 27. Also addicted to buying sunglasses…Don’t ask why, cause I don’t know why?!?!
  • 28. I wear Mary Jane Crocs to work.
  • 29. I love buying cute/funky socks to wear with my scrubs.
  • 30. I suffer from Complicated Migraines…Under control right now with a preventative medication I have to take everyday!
  • 31. My mom drives a Corvette and a Harley!!!
  • 32. I have had 3 major surgeries, on my kindey/bladder, my shoulder and my gallbladder remover.
  • 33. I have never broken a bone.
  • 34. I want to be a Cardiac ICU Nurse when I grow up…LOL
  • 35. My favorite t.v. station is Discovery Health.
  • 36. I LOVE Roller Coasters.
  • 37. I collect Precious Moments.
  • 38. I love candles…scented ones!!!
  • 39. I enjoy talking about skin care!
  • 40. I have been on 3 criuses.
  • 41. I have lived in Florida, Virginia, New Jersey and Illinois.
  • 42. I have lived in Florida all of my life except for 5 years.
  • 43. Almost all of my family live in Florida.
  • 44. I buy Organic!!!
  • 45. I recycle!!!!!
  • 46. I love to cook.
  • 47. I have been a bridesmaid three times.
  • 48. I have two tattoos.
  • 49. I have only my ears pierced.
  • 50. I have hazel-green eyes.
  • 51. I want another tattoo.
  • 52. I bought my first BRAND new (never owned before) car in 2006.
  • 53. My favorite food is Sushi/Sushimi!
  • 54. I am only 5 feet tall.
  • 55. I love flip flops!
  • 56. My son, brother, mother, father and mother/father-n-law and husband were all in the delivery room when my daughter was born!!
  • 57. I have a pen fetish….I just can’t stop collecting/buying them!!!!
  • 58. I was an “only” child for 7 years.
  • 59. My son was an “only” child for 7 years.
  • 60. I do not wear glasses.
  • 61. Both of my parents wear glasses.
  • 62. I joined BeautiControl because I missed being in the world of Skin Care.
  • 63. Both of my children have a seizure disorder.
  • 64. Jesus is my Savior.
  • 65. My very first job in the real world was at McDonald’s.
  • 66. I eat my steak medium-rare!!! Yummy!!!
  • 67. I paid for my own first car!
  • 68. I bring my own bags to the grocery store!!!
  • 69. I have had 2 rental condos flood (Is it me????)
  • 70. I have been a Pre-School Teacher.
  • 71. I thought about teaching as a career instead of Nursing….
  • 72. I choose Nursing for now!
  • 73. I am a new blogger.
  • 74. I am addicted to Facebook.
  • 75. I love working with Aromatherapy.
  • 76. I love card/board games.
  • 77. I have a lot of jewelry, but seldom wear any of it!
  • 78. I like to buy books, but I buy them before I finish the last ones I bought!
  • 79. The heart and it’s functions amazes me!!
  • 80. I learned how to interpret cardiac EKG rhythms in 2006.
  • 81. My iPod stays in my car, in the glove box, attached to my stereo!
  • 82. I learned to drive a 5-speed when I was 19 years old.
  • 83. My favorite soda is Diet Mountain Dew.
  • 84. I don’t watch any daytime soap operas.
  • 85. I am not very computer literate at all…still learning!!!
  • 86. I love Coach purses.
  • 87. My hair is now short after years of having long hair.
  • 88. I have to have a fan blowing on me to get a good nights sleep!!!
  • 89. I wore a mouth expander, starting in 3rd grade for 4 years!!!!!
  • 90. I am TERRIFIED of the dentist…bad experiences!!!!
  • 91. I was born with two left ureters going from my kidney to my bladder.
  • 92. My cousin and I were both pregnant at the same time with our daughter.
  • 93. I had to have my last baby tooth surgically removed because it wouldn’t fall out on it’s own.
  • 94. I was a Sunday School teacher at my last church.
  • 95. I started an at-home daycare when I was going to college and my son was 18 months old.
  • 96. I have never had to preform CPR on anyone….as of today!
  • 97. I wore “traditional” braces when I was 21 years old.
  • 98. I did not get my first cell phone until 2002.
  • 99. In high school, I wanted to join the Navy and become a Naval Nurse.
  • 100. I don’t have an iPhone.