Friday, October 11, 2013

Words to Live by...


Friday, October 4, 2013

Words to Live by...


Friday, September 27, 2013

Words to Live by...


Sunday, September 22, 2013

Words to Live by...


Wednesday, September 18, 2013

What can I say...

I'm a bad blogger...
But I am just not going to give it up yet!

here's some GREAT music for you to enjoy:










Wednesday, August 14, 2013

FINALLY....

A FEW more pictures from our glorious family vacation!! 

SO do you all know about www.vrbo.com???
If not, get to knowing about it asap!!
:)
That is how we found our fabulous vacation cabin in Trout Creek!
One of Steve's most favorite areas on earth is around Thompson Falls, MT.
So we started looking for places to stay and couldn't have been happier with our wonderful cabin:
 http://www.vrbo.com/368378
Right on Noxon Reservoir in Trout Creek, MT

Truly a beautiful place!
 

This is right off of our deck!
Just on the other side of those trees is the water!!!


 Even had a little outdoor fireplace!
Perfect for nightly smores!!


Had the most fun fishing...
just right off the dock!!




And when we got too hot we could just jump in for a swim!


Fantastic!


The location is to die for!!

Very close to the Kootenai River and Falls
Breathtaking and scary!
Fierce with power!



Also close to Ross Creek Cedars!


 An AMAZING place...
might have been my favorite.


I am very certain fairies live here.

 
And I may or may not have gotten lost a 1/4 from the entrance.
But you have to guess which!
;)





 You really should have this vacation for yourself!
No really you should!
Cause you'll be able to kick your feet up...
and hang out if your pjs all morning long...
on week days...
and that would never happen if you were at home.

See:


And cause blueberry pancakes and bacon taste better in Trout Creek!


Make sure you drive to Troy, MT for ice cream
at the COOLEST little place
with the most HEAVENLY ice cream!!!
Oh yeah, the name:

Also stop in for dinner one night at the
cause the foods good...
and the people are friendly...
and it's right on the water...
and cause on some nights...
they don't have strippers like the other establishments in Trout Creek!!!

But whatever you do!!!
Do not drive up public dirt roads that take you to lots of people's private property...
cause you might get followed by...
an old veteran with a few teeth...
who drives a subaru...
and he won't be happy!!!

But mostly you'll love it...
cause it's beautiful...
and slow...
and relaxing.


And yes I like saying cause...
thank you and amen!

Monday, July 22, 2013

Sneak Peak into our Great Montana Getaway...

Montana is our home state...
and we all feel a very strong connection to our beautiful home state.
A pull to once again call it home...
but until then we will steal away as often as we can.

We knew it was going to be good when we passed this only an hour into our trip...

Yep...that's big bad Dog and Beth!  :)

It was a getaway so filled with all things great.
A night in Missoula...
what a beautifully fun place.
Missoula was where Macey, Steve and I shared our first home.

It was a short stay and we were off to Whitefish...
What a beautiful drive from Missoula to Whitefish...
Flathead and all it's beauty NEVER get old!


 
Once in Whitefish we enjoyed catching up with Steve's family at their family reunion.
 Such good people...
 
 (will post the rest of the family reunion pictures later this week)

Then onto Trout Creek with a cabin on Noxon for four gloriously relaxing days...

 (more on that later this week too!!!)

we finished out Great Montana Getaway with four fun filled days in Big Sky with my family...

yes helmets were involved...
we go hard...
when we play sequence!  :)
(and yes you guessed it more pictures later this week)

It was heaven...
every stop!
And we were gone just long enough that...
we are sooo happy to be back home in Gillette.

Hope you enjoyed your sneak peak of the fun photos to come.

 

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Horseshoe Summer Market or Bust


Can't wait to see you all there!
Really do love this market!
First of all I LOVE LOVE LOVE Denver!
and THIS market is...
so well ran...
with treasure hunting galore...
beautiful artisan goods...
tasty treats...
and all of you awesome friends that come to see me...
you are the BEST my friends.
The BEST!

We will have something for everyone!

 Our Coconut Lemongrass will have you dreaming about the perfect tropical getaway


our Spearmint Eucalyptus is the perfect soothing treat for our those active summer days...
 

 and let's not forget:
Grace
Grapefruit Lily
Innocent
Lavender
Patchouli Tangerine
Peppermint
Pink Grapefruit
and
Sweet Tomato

And of course our wonderful Emu Oil Lip Butters that you love
 
 We will have:
Coconut Lemongrass
Happy Hippie
Hawaiian Hula
Mint Madness
Pink Grapefruit
and
Tangerine Dreams

You will also find the perfect pair of earrings to go with...
your crisp white tank...
your favorite jeans...
and your well loved Old Gringos .

It's going to be fabulous!
So YES I can't wait to see you ALL!!!

 

Also...
Make sure you pick up a bag of Tuffy Kickshaw's Popcorn!
Trust me...it's divine!!!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

This Guy....


(so handsome)

...turned 39 yesterday!
Last year of his thirties...
guess we better make it count!!!
:)


He's a really good man.
Puts up with a lot!
...I am kind of crazy chaotic...
He rolls with it pretty well.
He works REALLY hard to provide a GREAT life...
for the kids and I.
He doesn't ask for much in return.

I am THANKFUL for him everyday...
even when I am being unreasonable and it might not seem like it.
I know I am VERY blessed.

I love you Steve!
I hope 39 is the best year yet!
Thank you for loving me.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Care to see....

...a few scrapbook pages??

It's been SOOOO long since I've shared
any of my scrapbook pages.

All of these pages are pages I did

 These are from Sketchapalooza 9 sketches:





And these are from Sketchapalooza 10 sketches:


 


I LOVED being part of the design team for Jayne's classes!
Great sketches...
got lots of pages done...
which is fabulous!

Sketchapalooza 11 is going on right now and this go around I get to be a "student".
Fun fun fun...
now I just need to get my rear in gear
and get some new pages done.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

If I had a theme song...

...or a score...
...it would be this:





Really love these commercials.
 Thank you Rob Simonsen for writing a song just for me!  
:)

A great cover without the iphone plug:
(not that I don't love my iphone)


Friday, June 7, 2013

Toe Tappin Friday

Country?
Bluegrass?
Nelly?

It's a road trip kinda playlist...


Enjoy!

Thursday, June 6, 2013

A little somethin somethin...

I am only one, but I am one.
I cannot do everything, but I can do something.
And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.
~Edward Everett Hale

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Have you all heard of Kiva?

 Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission
to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty.
Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions,
Kiva lets individuals lend as little as
$25 to help create opportunity around the world.

I love this concept...
it's so easy to lend $25.00...
and when many do that same thing...
a loan is funded.
A helping hand is given.
LOVE this.

 I decided to start a team for

 If you'd like to join my team just click on the link above...
it will take you where you need to go...
Let's make a big difference one baby step at a time!

Thanks friends!
 
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Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness,
to pull another hand into the light.
~Norman B. Rice