Mar 3, 2012

Blog Dare - Day 3 in March - What if you didn't have to worry about...


Today's blog dare is what if you didn't have to worry about...well that list is long to say the least!
 
First thing that came to my mind is my children's health. If I didn't have to worry about that, then I realized that they are pretty healthy and lucky kids considering some of the kids that are going through a lot more in a little time then my kids have in all there lives and they are teens.
 
So then I thought the next thing, what if I didn't have to worry about ... Well money of course came to mind...if I didn't have that to worry about I would still work because working keeps me busy and I can't stand just to sit and do nothing these days! When the kids were younger I was ok with not having a job out or at home because they were my world, still are but its different now because they are teens and can handle thereselves..back in the day I was there for them tending to them and helping them..these days they don't need me like they use to so I work and keep myself occupied...so I don't know that I wouldn't like not having to worry about money so much because that worries me that I might not work as much or as hard to get things that we want and need...So next lol on my list would be if I didn't have to worry about others being on the street and being abused and treated so badly...its so sad to hear about stories and not sure where to go or what to do to help or even sure if there is anything I can do?
 
I was an abused child and married into another abusive situation so if I didn't have to worry about all the people and children especially going through all the abuse and just meanness that this country and world has come too that would be so much better...I wish that this country would straighten up with people's attitudes and such but it seems like the economy has just made people all that more stressed and plum crazy to put it nicely!
 
Lots of things on my mind..wish I didn't have to worry about love...love should be felt and that should be a great thing but sometimes it just feels like its a one way street and that sucks!

Mar 2, 2012

Blog Dare - Day 2 March - Who is your inspiration?

Who is your inspiration?  My inspiration come from each of my kids. My friends are also my inspiration without each of them being a part of my life inspiring me in ways that I didn't know they could. I love each of my friends that are always there to support me and inspire me to keep moving forward towards whatever my goal is...My kids do the same thing in different ways  They are really great young adults..I didn't do to bad of a job raising four very intelligent and great teenagers. Its just chaos now and again since there is FOUR of them!! LOL..3 boys and 1 girl is quite the handful!

Mar 1, 2012

It got up to 82 here today!!

It was a great day outside today here in SouthEast Oklahoma. It got up to 82!! Nice bright and sunny ALL day long here!! Very nice start to the new month of March!!
 
How was everyone's weather where they are? I heard that some got snow!! Wow snow when we got up to 82 here!! Crazy weather all over the place I think!

Blog Dare - Day 1 in March - What is the best aspect of your life?

What is the best aspect of your life? The best aspect of my life is my kids. Each of them are blessings and each of them make me a better and stronger person as each day goes by.

Feb 29, 2012

Take A Leap Around The Blogosphere: Me In Ten Questions


Thank you for telling me about this blog hop Found the Marbles

This Leap Day I got together with several other bloggers for a Leap around the Blogosphere.  It is just a fun way for readers to get to know us better by answering ten questions about ourselves.  If you want to play along, add your answers in the comments below or create a post with your answers and add it to the linky below.  Here goes:
  1. My childhood nickname was Si-Si (pronounced S and then i ) yea my first cousin/female cousin couldn't say my name and she started calling me si si instead of Lisa :) Stuck with me for a little while.
  2. If you want to spoil me rotten, buy me any office things!! I love my home office!!
  3. The television character I most identify with is hmm the first one that came to mind lol is Peggy Bundy from Married With Children lol
  4. If I had a whole day to go shopping and money to spend, I would go to Sams and any office store that I see on the way! I love my Staples and Office Depot and Office Max!! Love em! I would be buying a ton of office stuff!
  5. The most wild and crazy thing I have ever done (that I can admit to publicly) is back in high school. I wasn't that wild and crazy but I did skip school a few times and had fun with my friends! Shame on me I know!! :)
  6. The one thing on my bucket list that I am most eager to do is either go to Paris, France or England. I would love to see the royal palace :)
  7. My family will always be loyal to sadly Walmart probably!!
  8. If I could spend a day with a celebrity I would choose oh wow I have a few of them but my frist choice would be Julia Roberts, then right in line with her is Richard Gere, Jon Bon Jovi, Bret Michaels and a few others..I love em all!!
  9. In my opinion, the best invention in the history of the world is pen and paper! LOL without those two things I would of been nutty years ago!! I use to penpal all the time and write in my journal and these days it seems like nothing but typing in my personal blogging does that but it still helps me get things out of my mind and relaxes me :)
  10. When life hands me lemons, I make lemon-aide :) I love lemon-aide, delicious!
Found the MarblesNow it’s your turn.  Ready? Go!
There is a list (I am NOT good at this part at all!!) I don't know how to get the list of other bloggers here so I will just put the link where I got this from which is Look who Found the Marbles
Please go to that link if you want to link up  and join in!!


Ashton Kutcher - hmm...


Hmm ok well I like Ashton Kutcher as an actor, always thought that he was a "good guy" and a great actor, but here lately with the thing with Demi, I just don't know anymore. I like him in all the movies that I've seen him in, but the way that he cheated on her and I know that we don't know all of it and that its a 2 way street etc and don't know what goes on behind closed doors and we shouldn't know that but I am just more upset I think that he cheated on her and on there anniversary!! Really?? That was just a crappy thing to do for Anyone to do his wife and especially for a celebrity to do his wife that way just sucks! I am disappointed in him. I have to say that I watched the first "Two and a Half Men" show with Ashton in it and I liked it, it was funny, I thought that he had and still has some big shoes to fill because I love Charlie Sheen and him in the show .. I wish that he was still in it, anyway, after all this crap with Ashton cheating I haven't watched his show again...I wish him the best of luck, wish everyone that but right now I don't think that its helping Demi with all that shes going through to see articles with Ashton in them with a woman that does have similarities so to speak to Demi! I love Demi and I think that is why I haven't watched to much of Ashton anymore because of the way that he did her...she has her own issues too but dang it it was him that cheated and that sucks, I know I've been cheated on too!
 
Anyway just felt like venting and stating my opinion about him...and here is the article and then at the bottom is a pic of the two ladies, the one lady that he was seen with recently at a party and Demi next to her...
 
 
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Blog Dare - Day 29 - I am my own worst enemy...

I am my own worst enemy when it comes too working at home. I pour myself into my work every minute that I can. I have been doing better so that when the kids come in  from home I will be done with work, I used to work later into the evening around 5 or so and then start supper and not have that much extra time with the kids to just talk and spend time with them but now I have changed and my work will stop no later then 4. I am my own worst enemy when it comes to working because I want to make life for my kids better with me working hard and getting a better career and so forth. 


I got hired on as a CSR for a great company not too long ago and Friday I got offered a manager's position and I accepted it so now its " official". I am still working here at home in my home office and I am still working the hours that I choose, unless one of my workers that I am managing needs help with something or can't complete something or whatever it may be, then that is the only time that I will step in and work when my kids are at home. They are my first priority, they always have been but I tend  to be a workaholic!!

Feb 28, 2012

Blog Dare - Day 28 - My life's agenda...

My life's agenda...to live life to the fullest and be happy. I haven't been happy in a few different ways here lately but its getting better now that I have figured out some things and am working on them. I am determined to live a happy and fulfilling life this year as one of the best ones so far. I have a ways to go but I am getting there.  

Feb 27, 2012

Blog Dare - Day 27 - A beautiful view from my window would be ....





A beautiful view from my window would be a waterfall. That would be so relaxing..a waterfall and nice trees...I would love that to be a view from my window. I love trees and nature and wouldn't mind living more outside of the town/city rather in the midst of it.

Feb 26, 2012

Blog Dare - Day 26 - I am excited about...

I am excited about a couple of things..first being that I am now an official "manager" to a team of 5 that I will be starting tomorrow!! The second thing that I am excited about is my trip to Vegas for 4nights and 5 days in mid March for my birthday and hoping that I can go with my friend and not end up going by myself! Either way I am going!!!!!!!!!

Sunday Stealing - Thank you Magical Mystical Mimi


First. Click the link above to play and link back.

Second. Thank you to the MAGICAL MYSTICAL MIMI for being a thief 

Cheers to all of us thieves!

1. Where are you from and where do you live now? 

From a somewhat small town in Southwest OK
Living now in a somewhat small town in Southeast OK

2. Favorite childhood story/book/film? 

Story: Fairytales
Book: -
Film: Wizard of Oz

3. If you could change gender for a day what would you do?

Hmm, don't think that I would really want too!!

4. Do you feel you family is complete or would you like more/some children? 
Sometimes I feel like I want another child or two


5. What do you do/Where do you work and do you enjoy it?

I work here at home as a customer service specialist and just got hired as a manager and yes very happy with the work that I do and enjoy it very much.

6. Which three words do you think sum you up?

Patient, bold, mama

7. If you were a fairy what magical powers would you possess? 

Would love to make the world a happier place with less violence!

8. If you were invisible, where would you go and what would you do? Why? 

I would visit a few of my friends just to see what they were up too oh and maybe a not so friend person lol

9. What song can’t you listen to without crying? 

Always by Bon Jovi

10. Which book changed your life – or at least made you think a lot?

Twilight!!

11. Why do you blog? 

To keep my sanity because if I didn't my head would explode!! There is just too much going on in this head of mine to not get it out in blogs daily!

12. What is your top ‘me-time’ tip? 

Just take the time for yourself no matter what you need or think you have to do..the clothes and dishes can wait! Take time for yourself.

13. What can’t you live without? 

My kids and my laptop to blog on!!

14. Which of all your blog posts are you most proud of and why?

My personal ones that get out all of my feelings that are in my head.

15. Have you ever met a famous person? Who and where? 

The Dukes of Hazard cast when I was younger loved it!

16. When did you last have a full nights sleep?

Last night thankfully!

17. What would you think is harder: Going to work or staying at home with children?

Both..going to work you have to leave your children and have someone else watch all the firsts and listen to all the first happen in your kids lives but staying at home which I am, you have to deal with the chaos 24/7 and never get a real break.

18. What are you doing for Easter?

Staying here at home enjoying time with the kids

19. What is your favorite drink?

Non-alcoholic - Vanilla Coke from Sonic
Alcoholic - Strawberry Daiquiri

20. Do you play any sports? 

Sometimes basketball and bowling now and again

21. What is your most embarrassing moment? 

we will leave this one alone!

22. How clever are you? 

I think that I am more clever then the average bear!! LOL

23. Name a new favorite TV show? 

Family Ties

24. Any guilty pleasures? 

Of course!

25. If you could have chosen your own name, what would it be?

Hmm...maybe a Jordan or Jennifer something, I love the J names

26. Who do you most admire in life, and why?

I admire my grandfather for all that he went through and my uncle.

27. What is your most treasured possession?

Pictures.

28. Tell your favorite funny joke…

don't have one

29. What is your biggest fear in life?

Losing a child or friend

30. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? What does it remind you of?

I love Rocky road and bannana splits..going to get ice cream with my grandfather at Braumns

Ways to make money at home

So what are some ways that you make money at home? Or do you even care about making money at home?
I just thought I would ask and try to get some opinions and see how many of us out there love to stay at home and make money.
 
I have been fortunate enough to always of stayed home since I got married and had kids. I have been working here at home for over 10 years and mostly dealing in the customer service field. And yes that takes a ton of patience to deal with customers/clients calling in and tearing you up when they are charged too much for something or maybe they didn't receive anything or didn't receive what they ordered etc so yea it takes a lot to be on the other end of the phone when you have a complaint to file with any company. I love that kind of work and have been on both ends the receiving end and the griping end!
 
I recently got offered a managers position and I took it for the same company that hired me on as a CSR (customer service rep) and while I am a little nervous about having my own team to take care of and help I am so thrilled about having the official title of a "Manager" and getting paid for it while working here in my home office. I love it!
 
So what do you do at home to make money? Do you have your own business? Run a business? Share what you do  Have a great evening.
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