Sunday, May 30, 2010

Memorial Day Giveaway!! =)

Wooo Hooo.... my first giveaway!

I had to jump on the bandwagon when the kind people over at the CSN Stores so kindly contacted me to host a giveaway. =) I couldn't refuse the chance to let one of my lucky followers when such an awesome item. If you haven't checked out the CSN website, you are are missing out on so much great stuff! With 200+ stores, they have everything you could possibly need or want.

Everything from headboards
To area rugs (how awesome is that Zebra striped rug??)

To pet supplies

And much much more!


The CSN stores will be giving one L U C K Y follower a $40.00 gift certificate to go towards any of the 200 + stores! Ummm.. hello how awesome is that??


1.) You must live in the United States or Canada.

2.) You must be a follower of my blog. Leave me a comment letting me know your a follower and your email address. (2 entries)

3.) Go check out the CSN stores and let me know which item you would be interested in using your G.C too and leave me a comment. ( 1 entry)

4.) Post a blurb about this giveaway on your blog and leave me yet ANOTHER comment letting me know you did so. (1 entry)

I will pick a random winner on Wednesday June 2nd! =)

So what are you waiting for..... go looksie around and see what you want to purchase!! =)
I hope everyone has a FUN & SAFE weekend! Be smart about your decisions. =)

~ciao bitches

Friday, May 28, 2010

It's about time...

Speidi is OVER!!! YAY.. I bet she regrets getting all those surgeries now!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Bachelor Pad

I have finely made the list to de-bachelorize the house.
(excuse the lawn.. it needs to be mowed and trimmed)

~ Flower Beds: DONE

This past weekend was spent getting the flower beds into shape. Between babysitting and the heat, it took me three days to do it. Although on Sunday my sister and neighbor decided to help me.

I should have taken a before picture.. but even though it isn't my house I was still embarrassed. And I am sure the neighbor was tired of looking at knee high weeds, and that's why she came out to help... well that and because she probably felt sorry for me.

* even though I stay at the house um mm... A LOT. I like to see how long it takes the three males that actually live there to do stuff, which is why the weeds got so high. And since I am technically living there for the the time being I could not have the yard looking a hot mess!* (Don't mind the grass.. my step brother has to come over to cut and weed eat.)

~ Concrete:

The previous owners of the of BP tried to be a handy man... and failed terribly! He re-did the front walk way with interlocking bricks.. which, yeah if it was done properly it would look nice.. but its not. It isn't level so when ever it rains the whole front walk way by the steps flood which is no bueno!

Along with the front walk... there is an area on the side of the house where the trash bins go, and again the previous owner just threw something there.. although it isn't brick.. it's a whole bunch of hostas which are over grown and just not good there. So those will be getting ripped out and concreted over as well.

And the last but not least area to be getting the concrete overhaul would be a little area in the back yard. You walk out of the screened in porch, and right next to the stairs is what we like to call "the mud pit". That is literally what it is. When ever it rains you better believe the dogs walk right through it every single time.

~ Flower Bed/Herb Garden:

The boys have two big bushes just randomly placed at the end of there concrete patio. I would really like to put up brick around them and make it into a small flower bed or herb garden.

~ Re-Screening/Painting Patio:

This will probably be one of the biggest projects I will do. Right now the patio, is painted this awful cream color that just looks dingy. I plan on repainting it white to make it a little lighter out there. There are areas of the screens that are torn from past storms coming through so that will def. have to get fixed. Add in a new white ceiling fan... with some rope lighting at the top and it should be good as new.

~ Painting Trim:

As you see in the above picture... the trim color is this horrible Americana colors. This will change as well. The boys have decided that they would like a sage green color. This project will be put on hold until the fall when it's actually cool out.

~ Power Washing:

The house is getting a complete deep clean.


~ Living Room:

Carpet is getting ripped out and laminate flooring is going down. And trying to figure out if there is drywall behind the gawd awful wood paneling. I painted over it last year and put chair molding around the room, but I am tired of looking at it. Repaint.

*eventually get new furniture*

~ Kitchen:

Take down the randomly placed light fixtures. Continue the laminate flooring into the kitchen. And maybe knock down a wall. =)

~ Master Bedroom:

New Carpet! Peel down wallpaper that was painted over, and repaint. Maybe whip up a valance for the windows.

~ Master Bathroom:
New vanity and sink. New toilet (who thought that colored toilets were a good idea? Chris' is a ugly taupe color.. blah... the tube/shower is the same color.) Peel down wall paper. Take down over sized mirror. Tile floor. repaint.

~ Dining room:


~ Hallway:


I think that pretty much sums up everything I would like to get done. =) I hope that this keeps me busy enough to have to months go by fast.

I hope everyone has a FUN & Safe holiday weekend! =)

~ciao bitches

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Why is it.. (& another giveaway)

that when I am checking out patients and I am done with them they proceed to ask me if it's okay to use the bathroom.... restroom... the john? (Yes, I we have a lady patient that refers to the restroom as the john. Gross? YES!)

Really... do you really need permission to go to the restroom? This annoys the crap out of me.

It's not like we have to buzz patients back to get to the restroom...

Just go do your business and be merry.

My new follower Kitchen Belleicious is hosting a giveaway for some ADORABLE cards. So go check her out like ASAP! =)

Cute summery giveaway....

Mrs. Trish over at Pink Preppy Lilly Lover is giving away a TO DIE FOR Lilly scarf! go check her out. =)


Monday, May 24, 2010

Bon Voyage

Well... as of last Friday, Chris is officially gone. He will be spending the next 7-9 months aboard this beauty of steel. It will be just me and the puppies for most of the time he is gone, considering one of his roommates is on the ship with him, and their other roommate will be in and out of the country with his job.

Even though I plan to stay busy with re-doing things in the bachelor pad, I am finding myself overwhelmed with everything that needs to get done. Or should I say everything that I think needs to get done. I will be sitting down tonight to make a list of everything that I would like to get done while they are away... so stay tuned for that lengthy list.

I think my life is finally getting back to normal now. It was a little crazy the month of April since Chris was on the ship, and I only had the chance to see him about 5 times before they left on Friday.

I hope everyone is doing well. I am so behind on every one's blog and I am hoping to get all caught up today with everyone. =)

~ciao bitches

Friday, May 14, 2010

I'm alive..

Hope everyone has been doing okay.

I've been dealing with some major (okay maybe not major) issues lately with Chris and the military....

I've been a little down in the dumps... borderline slightly depressed a tad.

I'll get out of my funk soon.

Happy Friday everyone.


And for a little giveaway......... Little Miss Can't Be Wrong is holding one! Go check her out. =)

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

In my days of sulking...

I have been watching a TON of the boob tube since Chris has been gone.

And while I was watching last night I came up with this..... Spencer... Dude... you really are CRAZY! Maybe the crystals aren't helping you. Your taking it a little far with all the rings... necklaces & bracelets your sporting around.. I mean seriously BIG over kill!

P.S when did you become so granola?

I think your just a jealous biznotch, that can't be happy for anyone that is getting more attention then you... get the stick outta your ass and eat a cheeseburger!


I <3>

I have also started the 3rd book of The Brides Quartet by Nora Roberts called Savour the Moment.
This set is so addicting! It just sucks, because I read them so fast.. and now I have to wait until November for the 4th book to come out..BLAH!

Hope everyone has a safe and Happy Cinco De Mayo!

~ciao bitches

*All photos from google*