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Thought of the Day - 5/29/08

Today holds such promise & possibility...
Today holds such hope...
Today can be anything you want to create for it...
Today can hold great power...
Today can be the start of something big...
Today can change your life...

Thankful Thursday #10

This week I am thankful for...

  • The professionalism and kindness of the staff at the Medical Genetics Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh while my son and I were there for testing.
  • The kind and caring staff at TriRivers, Inc., during the many visits my daughter had dealing with a broken wrist.
  • The good news that Cassandra, my daughter, is almost completely (90-95%) healed.
  • The dystonia and "lock jaw" my son suffered through passed by relatively quickly (one day).
  • The kind and respectful words a man told me today about the job that I am doing as a single parent.

Check out others thankful lists at Sting My Heart.

Wordless Thursday



A friend of mine took the picture and, no, they didn't know the shark was behind them.

Tuesday Toot

I've been wanting to join this meme for some time, but, unfortunately, forgetfulness and a busy life keep getting in the way. The fact that I finally remember is a toot all by itself.

The good news of the week...

  • I decorated the Americana/Memorial Day/July 4th tree.
  • My daughter's wrist is finally almost completely healed. (90% healed according to the doctor last Friday.)
  • My son got an A on his Spelling test.

Whoo hoo for the Litz family!

Family Minute #25

Eat healthy this summer

Summertime ...and the living is easy, the fun is frequent, and the food is often full of fat! Hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream...you get the idea.

What about at your house? Have unhealthy pounds crept up on you and your kids? Before you start thinking “diet” – reframe your thoughts to “healthy lifestyle” instead.

Tagged #3

7 Fun Facts About Me

I've been tagged by a new friend, Lisa, at The Scrap Princess.

Here are the rules...
1. List these rules on your blog.
2. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog.
3. Tag 7 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well as links to their blogs.
4. Let them know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

My 7 facts; some funny, some sweet, all about me...
1. I grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania. At one time, we actually lived in a house boat on the water. Not a good thing!
2. I've been scrapbooking for over 25 years. Archivally, for ten years.
3. I hate being 40 years old.
4. I have a fun, strange, sweet, dry, silly sense of humor.
5. I was a sweet, innocent girl (no laughing) until my senior of high school. Then, the bad attitude of hormones kicked in... (lots of stories here).
5. My children are the most important thing to me in the world.
6. My friends are my chosen family.
7. I love my Mt. Dew. I drink approximately 5 cans a day. Yes, my doctors know. I was told that I could reduce the amount but I could never stop drinking it all together because it would have adverse affects on my body.

Those 7 people anxiously waiting to be tagged...
1. Phyllis at Scrappy and Happy in Ohio.
2. Tracey at Grace Comes By Hearing.
3. Sheila at To Love, Honor, and Vacuum.
4. Norma Ann at The Mommy Project.
5. Carolyn at Scrapping Servant.
6. Rachel at Max's Mom.
7. Kristen at CIDP and Me.

Don't forget to link back here. I'd love to read your list.

Build Unshakable Confidence


Today's Affirmation: I trust my abilities.

Family Minute #24

Today is Memorial Day... let’s remember and give thanks.

Memorial Day recognizes the men and women who have died in war. With American troops stationed all around the world, it’s important to acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of those who defend our country. On this Memorial Day let us not forget those heroes who, over the years, have unselfishly sacrificed their lives to give us peace and freedom. Show your respect and gratitude to the military by helping their families.

Remember your family first.

Make Me Laugh Monday - Maxine



Thought of the Day - 5/26/08

Where the heart is willing, it will find a thousand ways.
Where it is unwilling, it will find a thousand excuses.
~~ Arlen Price ~~

Thought of the Day - 5/25/08

Laugh uncontrollably... it clears the mind.

 
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