Thinking happy happy thoughts

NOT! I swear when it rains it pours. I awoke to a huge puddle of water in front of my house this morning.  Now, the temp is -8 with a windchill of -20, so  I definitely should not have had standing water.  I called Bill freaked out and he had me call the village.  I think it is a water main break.  However, nobody bothered to come to my door.  Instead, they … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Deb Capt. Ed Freeman Company A, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) While reading the info on Cpt. Freeman, I found that I couldn't have put it better than this. These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy … [Read more...]

Holiday and After Holiday Shopping

I had some great experiences shopping this year before and after the holidays.  Now, I am still not sure where there is a local TJ Maxx by me.  However, I did some shopping at the one in Wisconsin by my family after Christmas.  It is was just liked I remembered -- great items for low prices.  With the economy the way it is, we all need to start shopping at … [Read more...]

Holiday Cleanup

How do you clean up after the holidays?  For us, it is a tad more interesting.  Madison's birthday was yesterday (she turned 5!), so we always have the quick cleanup that needs to be done from the time we get back from visiting Wisconsin and her birthday party.  I usually get about a week if we are lucky.  Since we have the basement now, Bill let me keep up … [Read more...]