Monthly Archives: February 2015

National Bacon Day

I would be totally remiss if I did not mention that today is National Bacon Day, at least per the state of Iowa.  Apparently 5% of their total state income comes from the production of it and in 2011 the … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, bacon bandages, bacon flowers, bacon lovers, bacon toothpaste

2015 Reading Challenge – Book 6

Finished the Gossamer Ghost.  It was pretty good.  I was able to spot the killer before they were revealed, which doesn’t always happen.  It was fun to read the scrapbooking tips too.   Now, we totally shift gears and my … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 reading challenge, 50 Shades of Grey, movie, romance, sex, trilogy | 2 Comments

Get A Different Name Day

Today is Get a Different Name Day.  My name is Janet.  I happen to be very happy with that name.  There are some famous Janet’s:  Janet Jackson, Janet Evanovich and Janet Leigh, just to name a few.  A singer, a … Continue reading

Posted in Bryman school, Catholic school, Change your name; famous Janet, Janet Evanovich, Janet Jackson, Janet Leigh, name, sisters | 2 Comments

Get Out Your Guitar Day!

Today is Get Out Your Guitar Day!  I have never played myself but I have a few friends who do.  These are just some of the more well known one’s I’ve been able to see over the last couple of … Continue reading

Posted in Angus Young, Bon Jovi, Guitar Day, guitar pick, Lindsay Buckingham, Mick Jones, Mike Campbell, Neal Schon, Paul McCartney, Scorpions, Steve Miller, Steve Winwood, Tesla, Tom Petty, Van Halen

Ultimate Blog Challenge

I’ve decided to have a go at the Ultimate Blog Challenge.  It starts in April and the challenge is to blog every day, share that blog on Facebook and go visit other people’s blogs who are participating in the challenge. … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, blogging, business, challenge, Ultimate Blog Challenge | 3 Comments

2015 Reading Challenge – Book 5

I finished “Tales of the Beedle Bard.”  It took longer than I thought and I really didn’t care for it that much.  I guess fairy tales from the wizard world aren’t my thing. The next book I’ve chosen (again in … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 reading challenge, book, Gossamer Ghost, Laura Childs, mystery, Scrap Time, scrapbooking


Yesterday we shared another big milestone in the life of our “baby.”  Her first car.  Now that she is back at school and has had one semester of college life, she figured that she was ready to find a job; … Continue reading

Posted in car dealers, college life, New car, Nissan Murano