Saturday, June 30, 2012

Coupon Community

In addition to providing coupons and giveaways, we review coupon sites. This month we reviewed Coupon Suzy.  Check out their review by clicking the link.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Thankful Thursday

I am thankful for an awesome mom that drops everything in Michigan and comes here to Ohio to help me out with my kiddos.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Electric Allure: My 1st Blogiversary & a GIVEAWAY!

Electric Allure: My 1st Blogiversary & a GIVEAWAY!: Oh my goodness, it is my blog's 1st Blogiversary !!! I can't believe I've been blogging for a whole year already, time has few by! I just ...

Friday, June 22, 2012

I am very lucky and aware

With all this new blogging community I keep coming across really sad pages where peoples babies are struggling with some sort of disability.  I don't know how I keep landing on them, but it is one after another.  It makes me feel like shit as a mom because I struggle with the title of mother, plain and simple.  There are some people who think their whole existence is to have kids and that's all that they want to do in life and then something is really wrong with their babies.

I know that I am very lucky to have 2 strong healthy boys.  What you don't know is that I almost lost Ray Ray in the beginning of pregnancy because I didn't stop bleeding for months and I was REALLY lucky that Remi wasn't born completely messed up with being exposed to Hand Foot and Mouth Disease at 37 weeks in utero.  I look at Remi and thank whoever the hell stepped in and made sure he was perfectly fine because I was convinced he was going to be messed up for sure.  I actually had a whole plan worked out where if something was to be wrong with him I was going to become a devoted stay at home mom for him.  Right before I went into surgery, I am talking about MINUTES, my OB GYN came and told me the results of my blood test were in and that I had the worst of the 2 strands of HMFD.  During the whole time of the c section I was terrified that when they pulled him out he was going to be a mess.  Instead they pulled out this 9 lb. 8 oz, 22" long baby with short cropped black hair who was just fine.  BIG, but fine :)

I had a friend whom I was friends with since 6th grade verbally attack me during my second pregnancy because of how I spoke about being pregnant.  Turns out she couldn't have kids and her sister was also pregnant at the same time as me so she took it all out on me.  For some reason I am that person that people want to blame, haha.  That's what I get for being so open and honest about life.  It will screw you every time.

We are all dealt different cards in life.  Shit, I became "disabled" in Iraq at the age of 22.  My back is really messed up and is getting worse and worse.  I didn't ask for it.  It something that I have to deal with, but I don't go telling everyone to fuck off that has a working back.  I express concern for people when they are doing something really stupid that could put them at the risk of having the back issues I have... like picking up a fridge by themselves.  That's just plain stupid.

We all like to think that we are invincible.  Guess what, we aren't.

In this moment I know how lucky I am.  I can only hope that I continue on this path.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Coupon Community Giveaway for a Raining Hot Coupons Binder!

I just found this site the other day and they have a bunch of info how to save money.  They currently have a giveaway going on.

Enter to win a Binder to help you get organized!
Coupon Community Giveaway for a Raining Hot Coupons Binder!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Caitt's Nails: Massive Multi-Winner GIVEAWAY [OPEN]

Caitt's Nails: Massive Multi-Winner GIVEAWAY [OPEN]: Hi guys! So I'm hosting another giveaway! These are so exciting for me! I love going through my stash and finding some gorgeous polishes ...

Not your typical Mom

After reading a friends post I started thinking about how different I am than other moms.  I CAN NOT WAIT until my kids are out of the baby stage.  If I could fast forward this year I would in a second.  I am not thrilled with babies, mine or anyone elses.  They are too needy and boring to me, haha.  That doesn't mean that I don't take care of my kids or that I don't love them.  I love them to death and I would do anything for them.

However, I am really looking forward to being able to do things with them like putt putt golf, go carts, carnivals, sports, holidays (especially Halloween), ect.  That's the stuff I just want to jump into... lets skip all the stuff before that though.

I was the person who strategically left the room before the baby that was getting passed around the room got even close to me.  I was the person that NEVER wanted kids and really meant it.
When people asked me a couple years ago if I had kids in passing conversation I replied HELL NO. That was how adamant I was on not having kids.  When people find out that I am now considered a breeder they can't believe it.  I was the last one who ever imagined this life for me.

Now that I have a 15 month old and 1 month old I obviously have had quite the life adjustment.  There was a big oops in Vegas with my boyfriend of 4 years whom later became my husband and the father of my 2 sons.  It happens.

Once I had one I had to have the second because only children are either assholes or weirdos.  I can pick out only children in a line up.  I also wanted Ray Ray to always have someone there for him.

There will only be 2 because I had my tubes tied at the time of my second c section.  Pregnancy is horrible and I am glad that I will NEVER have to go through that again.  Read my earlier posts if you need to know why.

Now that I am a mom I have slightly changed.  I know that my life is no longer about me, it is now about the kids.  That's a hard adjustment for me because I am really selfish, haha. I will do my best to make sure that they have a great childhood and know that they are loved.  They will always have me in their corner and I will be there to encourage them.  It's not their fault that their mom didn't plan on having kids so there's no need to make their lives suck.  In fact, their lives are going to be great because I plan on giving them everything I didn't have.

You kids better not be assholes!

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Re post: Lovely Day: 2 Year Anniversary Giveaway!

Enter into a great giveaway for her 2 year blog anniversary!  I just did!

Hello everyone!
This will be my very first giveaway! 
Thank you so much for all the support these past two years, it really means a lot to me because it's what keeps me going. I know my blog is still small, but hopefully it will grow for the next coming years. This is my gift to you, as a thank you note for everything. So let's get on to the giveaway ^_^

1 x Origins "A Perfect World" Cleanser 
12 x Masks (My Scheming, FaceQ, My Beauty Diary, The Face Shop)
2 x Juicy Couture Body Wash and Perfume 
2 x The Face Shop Sample Sets
1 x Avon Lip Gloss
1 x Bath & Body Works "HandiBac: Twilight Woods" Lotion
1 x DDF "Acne Control Treatment"

1. Must be a follower of this blog. (+1) New or old!

2. Comment down below with.....
- Name
- Email
- What country you're from

3. Additional Entries (Please provide links as well)
- Re post this on your blog as an actual blog post (+2)
- Add to your blog roll (+1)
- Any type of social media; Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, etc. (+1)

This giveaway will last until July 1, 2012!

Thank you so much for all the support! 
Good luck!

Monday, June 4, 2012

My birthday - June 3rd

So yesterday was my birthday.  I think.  I say that because no one in my house remembered.  Granted my kids are 14 months and 2 weeks old meaning that their 34 year old father forgot.

At first I thought it was a joke, but as the day went on and nothing was said I realized I was just plain forgot about.  It really is bullshit since I went birthday shopping for him at Lowes in a motorized cart at 8 months pregnant because I was unable to walk...

If I can do that, he can remember my damn birthday.

As the night closed and I had a bowl of buttered noodles for my awesome 29th birthday I was still in complete amazement. 

Somehow I managed to keep it together and not cry.
until today.

insert Molly Ringwald from 16 candles:
"I can't believe it. They fucking forgot my birthday."