Saturday, March 28, 2009


I'm gonna be leaving for our 14th anniversary "getaway" soon, and will be gone for a few days. I will have my computer, but I don't know if I'll be blogging or not. I might - we are hopefully going to be resting and relaxing. Of course, if we are just relaxing, I guess I won't have much to blog about. LOL!

Please pray for my Princess that she will be feeling better before we leave. And please pray for our safe travel and that we come home safely! :)

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Why I've Been MIA...

Sorry I've been "MIA" for a while.... A lot has been going on.

* Princess has "walking pneumonia". We went to the doctor yesterday. She heard pneumonia in her lungs and said they needed to do a finger stick to check if it was regular pneumonia or walking pneumonia. Princess got really nervous about the finger stick. It ended up not hurting as bad as she thought it would. But apparently she got so nervous that she threw up all over the doctor's office. I tried to jerk the trash can out of the cabinet, but it was LOCKED IN! Who locks up a trash can??? So I did the only thing any mother would do....I held out my hands. If you are a mother, you know what I mean. It's pure instinct. Unfortunately, she had to throw up A LOT, and my hands are SMALL! You can see where this is went everywhere. She was so embarrassed! The nurse and doctor were very nice about it.

* Preach and I are going away "sans kids" for our 14-year anniversary. This is the first time we've been away from the kids for more than a night or two. We're not going too far, but now it's a little worrisome since Princess is sick. Praying the medicine works quickly on her...

* The biggest news is that Preach has resigned as Associate Pastor of our church. Nothing major bad happened. God just called him out of there. We don't have a church waiting for us, so Preach just want to take a breather. We are going to visit some churches and just be church-goers for a while. But, of course, if God calls him to another church soon, we will definitely go! :)

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

WFMW: Does your hubby hog the covers? (or do you?)

Every Wednesday, We Are THAT FAmily hosts "Works-for-me-Wednesday". Check it out! There are always neat ideas and tips to make life a little easier!
I wanted to pass on a tip that I learned recently. I haven't put it to use yet, but I plan to the next time I buy sheets (which I need to do SOON!).
Does your DH hog the covers are night? Or is there always a little part of you that "hangs out" and freezes because the sheets don't cover everything? Here's a cool tip: When you buy sheets, don't buy the whole set with everything in it. Buy each piece separately. Buy the fitted sheet and pillow cases to fit your size mattress. But buy the flat sheet in a BIGGER SIZE! Then there will be plenty of sheet to go around for everyone! This can also work with blankets. Just buy a size bigger and you will never be cold again. :) You will have to do a little more tucking when you make up your bed, but that's a small price to pay to be warm at night. LOL!
Everyone may already know of this tip. But I swear, when I heard it, bells went off in my head! I was floored at this simple solution for an aggravating problem.
So buy bigger and stay warm!

Friday, March 6, 2009

New Coupon Database!

Woo hoo! Take a look at this new coupon database: We Use Coupons

This is great! You just put in the item you are looking for, and it lists all coupons that are have not expired and where to find them! This will cut down on so much time looking for coupons. There is one coupon database that I know of (Taylortown Preview) but I never could find anything on there. This new database is super-easy!

Monday, March 2, 2009

Faith of A Child

Prince's birthday was recently (he turned 9) on a Sunday. That Sunday morning was Baptist Men's Day at church where men were given the opportunity to give a testimony (of salvation, of what God has done for them). One man plus my DH, who is the Assoc. Pastor, gave their testimonies. Prince asked Preach if he could speak. So he gets up there and tells how the the day before everything went wrong that we tried to do for his birthday, but it turned out okay, and he thanked God for it. He also thanked God for such good parents and that Jesus saved him. :)

After church, we ran to Taco Bell. A really nice lady took our order (which took forever for us to do - you should see the 4 of us trying to decide what to order at Taco Bell!). While eating, Prince finishes and wants some nachos. So we give him a dollar and watch while he goes and orders it himself from this nice lady. He comes back, and proceeds to tell us that he invited the lady to church and that she said she would come talk to him about it later. I was kind of worried - I wondered if she was mad that he asked her if she went to church and was going to complain to us. In a few minutes, she did come by, but not to complain. She came to ask where our church was located and to tell us that she would be there that night!

And she DID come to church that night! Prince went to talk to her, and she gave him a big ol' hug, and told everyone there that "the baby" asked her to come. Everyone there that night left talking about Prince inviting a lady at Taco Bell to church and that she actually came. I think it made an impression on everyone. How can you say that you don't have anyone to invite to church, when a 9-year-old boy asks a complete stranger to church and she comes?

Prince always inspires me with his unconditional love and unwavering faith. He has a tender, innocent heart that I will protect with every fiber of my being. I love him so much!