A little body art anyone?

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A little body are anyone? Who wants to sign up to be Shyla’s second canvas?

apparently Shyla has decided that she is going to be an artist. I have no problem with that, I just hope that she decides that tattoos are not her choice! Don’t get me wrong, I’m not completely again that type of art. I think many times they are beautiful. Yes, I personally am body art free, I know that it’s not for everyone obviously. However I don’t know anyone that has that many tattoos. I don’t know where she got the idea from.

She was so proud of herself, and I am so glad that she used the face paint crayons that her grandmother bought for her, instead of markers that wouldn’t wash off so easily. And truthfully….. I think she did a really good job drawing on herself for a 5-year-old!


Weapons camp


I was wondering around on Facebook the other day, and stumbled upon this picture of Jaden. This was taken this summer at the Taekwondo studio during Weapons camp. I think his form looks really good! Ok, I must admit I’ve never personally seen him or anyone else work with this particular weapon. So to say if its GREAT FORM, I really don’t know as an expert! However, I think he looks like he had fun doing something different, so I am really glad that we decided to spend the extra money for him to go that wk!

CCAF complete!

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Yippie his CCAF (Community College of the Air Force) is complete! I’m so proud of my husband!

He wasn’t so excited about the dressing in his blues and putting on a gown to walk for the graduation, but I know that he holds his head high. I know that he is glad that this long chapter of his education is complete. I also know that he is going to take a few more classes so that he can get his degree.

So this is just a post to let you know how proud I am of my husbands newest accomplishment! And he has already started telling the kids why he has worked so hard, and that he expects them to work as much on their education as he has!

Taking care

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Is TAKING CARE of someone else’s belongings too much to ask for? My friend has a rental here in Las Vegas. She was trying to help another of her friends and this is what she was given in return.

Ok, so this is just a brief glimpse of what she had to look forward to. The person must have cooked daily with grease, because there was loads of it everywhere in the house that had to be cleaned. Holes in the wall? Broken door? Tubs that looked like you bathed a herd of Elephants? None of the drawers were cleaned out. The tile grout was black (it’s really supposed to be tan).

Sean and I have been considering renting out our house when he retires if the market is not that good. However after seeing what a friend in need can do to your home when you are trying to help them out, makes me wonder how a stranger would take care of your house. I know that every renter will not abuse your home, because Sean and I have rented two homes and both of them we left in better condition than when we were given the keys ( and both of them we were evicted from because they people foreclosed on their homes without telling us).

Have you had good luck with renters? Friends or not? I think TAKING CARE of someones home should just be a given when you are renting, NO matter the amount they are charging you!

Booboo please

I’m sure on one day or another we have all found our children messing with our necessities!! However out of my 3 children, my youngest (Schyler) is the only one who has seemed to find useful ways that pads can help her.
This particular day it was her baby had broken her arm and was begging for her Booboo to be fixed. so a pad was serving as a cast! She got to the baby before I could get a picture with her in a premie diaper from when Schyler was born. I think the doll was bigger than she was back then!


Most of the time the usefulness of the pads is for the riding horse in the toy room. You know the big ones with the springs that the kids ride? Well she uses the pads (2 at a time) on each leg for leg warmers. Someday I will get you a picture of that! It cracks me up each time!