Thursday, June 19, 2008

Hot Fun in the Summer Time

The kids had a blast today playing outside in the slip and slide.

Eating Popsicles (sugar free banana) and playing in the water. They will all sleep good tonight!!!

I tended my garden. I noticed several broccoli plants have broccoli on them...all but the one on the end. Hmmmm. Seems my sweet daughter can't wait and has been feasting before the feast. At least it is healthy!!!
Speaking of healthy...many of you have asked about the green bags.
I am torn about them. I know Auntann11 commented that she LOVES them. I think they work pretty well too, but on specific items. My bananas did not turn brown, but they did get soft and ripe inside. It did not take long either...I think they would have done better outside the bag. My lettuce stayed crisp, but turned color in the same amount of time as without the bag. My strawberries, however, are STILL fresh. I am amazed at that. The peaches also have stayed fresh long after they should have. Soooo, there you are. You decide.
I watched a movie last night all by myself!!

I love this movie! It is a true story. There is some language and alcohol abuse, but the strength is in the main character. Well worth the watch!! It is the second time I have seen it.

I decided on a pattern for the 4 Seasons Summer Swap quilt. I had such a hard time. I must say I am a bit intimidated. My other partners did not have blogs, or had a blog that was in a different language so I never got to "know" them. Not so this time. Well, I will do the best I can!
I know I told you in my last post that I would use Wednesday's to update my "plan". Well Debi and I decided to open another blog for that purpose. We are hoping to get a few more authors also. If you would like to visit us please let me or Debi know and we will add you to the list. Don't forget to add your e-mail on your blogger account, as that is how we "invite" you. It is a private blog so we, and you, will feel free to share openly. It is a place to be encouraged and educated. If you need, or can give either of those things, please join us. This way our regular readers won't have to be bored with our ups and downs on the scale! The little piggy is our mascot!
I leave you with this picture of TJ. When asked by his mother "TJ, what are you doing?" He replied, "I'm slitherin, Mommy."


Susan said...

I'd like to be able to read your diet blog; please count me in!

I could tell TJ was "slitherin'" as soon as I looked at him! LOL Too cute.

Angie said...

Such cute pictures ... glad you're able to enjoy the beautiful sunshine! :)

The movie is very good - I loved her outlook on life ... very positive!

Ruth said...

The kids sure look like they are having fun! Your broccoli looks wonderful (and must taste wonderful too!). I love your header... lovely arrangement :-)

Jeanne said...

Bren, I just watched that movie, too!
She had a wonderfully positive and creative mind. Looks like the kids are having a great summer.

Kelley said...

It looks everyone was having a wonderful time yesterday!
It's starting to really get warm here finally but not too bad!

I love that movie too!
It's just so good and what a great example the mom set for her children!

I was looking at the green bags and wondering how well they would work~ thanks for the review!

Wishing you a blessed and wonderful weekend!

julieQ said...

Looks like your babies had fun in the sun! Did you do it too? It IS Fun!!

Where did you get the green bags? Looks like they were a semi-success!

And as for the slitherin...of course that is what he is doing? I am wanting more information about your new blog...sounds wonderful and like something I would like to participate in!

Katie said...

Hi Bren!! :-)

I love your new blog background and header ~ just lovely!!

Thanks so much for your timely encouraging email before I left for vacation last month ~ it really meant so much! Thanks for your support.

I have to catch up on all of your fun posts ~ I see I missed your blogiversary ~ looks like your contest was so neat!! They will be fun to read.

Blessings to you!
Enjoy your day!

Honest to Ya~Ya said...

If the green bag works for the strawberries and they are so expensive that I think maybe the green bag would be worth using just on them!

I saw that movie and can't say that I enjoyed it...I was so mad at the husband, that I wanted to scratch his eyes out...I truly think it made my blood pressure go up...LOL!☺

Donetta said...

Love ya!I'll join in. 112 here, I have a slip and slide in the closet (from a clearance sale) , but I'm afraid it will burn the lawn. So I have to wait until The contract on the house is over.

The Vintage Housewife... said...

hello lil honey i don't know if you've read it on my blog...but that is my favorite movie...i love love love it! i am inspired by the type of strong mother she was...just one more reason why i just love ya girl...have a great

Julie said...

Slitherin? Oh my thats cute!

Kathy said...

Bren, I'd love to be able to read your other blog. I think you have my email address. I'm not sure I could "give", but I surely "need". I'll have to check out the movie you mentioned. I've never seen it.