Monday, March 26, 2012

My remodel progress ..

So I told you that I was working on remodeling my house,but I promised to share pictures and never have.The remodel is being done by my husband and myself and we are in no way professional contractors,but with a little  luck and a lot of work,it is coming along nicely so far.

We did most of my living room last summer,but because we have changed furniture since then,we will need to get new curtains.We did replace the ceiling fan with a new one from Lowe's and I like it much better than the one we had before.

My bedroom and bathroom received most of the work.We tore out the carpet and installed laminate flooring again from Lowe's.I chose the fire cherry color and was very pleased with the results.

We also changed the walls from grey to green,added a new mirror and light fixture over the sink and replaced the old shower curtain and rod with these cute little monkeys.

 My favorite thing are the new fans.We replaced the old one over the bed and added one in place of the light in the tub area too.They are nickel color to match the light and mirror with funky silver blades that work great with the room.The best part is that they are remote controlled.This way we can turn the light out from bed without having to get up,or turn the fan up or down if needed from the comfort of our pillow.They have dimmers in them too,which is great for allowing me to stay sleeping while the husband gets ready for work in the morning.
This is most of what we have accomplished so far.We are working on the kitchen now and I will show you more of that when I am finished.Anyone know a great place to get back splash for your kitchen or paint for cabinets at a good price?

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Preserve your memories with a Shutterfly Yearbook

As the days go by and we all get a little older,it becomes more and more important for me to have a record of our lives.I always have my camera close by and am constantly snapping pictures of this or that.I love to be able to preserve the special moments in our lives and one of my favorite ways to preserve memories is in books.There are so many choices from scrapbooks to memory books,photo albums and more,that it is easy to build one,just the way you want it,every time.

With my boys being in public school now,they are even more events,accomplishments and awards to keep track of.This is where the new Shutterfly Yearbooks come in handy.With the easy to use templates you can create special pages for clubs,faculty photos,events and more,or you can capture all those special moments just the way you want with the All New Custom Path.These award-winning photo books are professionally bound and printed in full color for a treasured memory that will last.Because these are saved forever,you can go back and order more at any time.

A yearbook is the perfect way to capture childhood memories and is something that can be kept and treasured for years to come.I still enjoy looking back at old friends and days of years gone by.Not only can I use it to remember other people,but to see how I looked and show my children the styles and clothing from my days in school.They love laughing at the hairstyles from the 80's.

These amazing custom photo yearbooks can be ordered for a single student,a classroom or the whole school.Plus,when ordering for your class or school,you can get as much as 75% off,which could make your photo yearbook as low as $5! Simply contact Shutterfly for a direct quote to see how much you can save.

Don't forget to follow Shutterfly on Facebook,Twitter or Pinterest to find out about new products,special offers and more!!

***All opinions on my blog are my own and may not be the same as anyone else..that's why they are mine.This is a sponsored post and I will receive a code for a free photo book for participating in the chance to share this with my readers.No other compensation was received.***

Saturday, March 24, 2012

CrindelStar-Where the Universe Dreams and Keeps It Green-Plus Giveaway

Most little girls I know love unicorns and flowers and my daughter is no exception.When we received the story and song cards from CrindleStar,she was anxious to try them right away.I explained to her that it was too cold to plant the cards then,but that we could visit the website to learn more and try our code if she wanted until it got a little warmer.

"Created by Award Winning Music Publisher, Gigi de Lugo, CrindelStar is an inspirational audio story & theme song, about a young girl, Maria, who is facing peer pressure from her classmates to abandon believing in her precious unicorns. We learn through Maria’s encounter with a mystical creature, CrindelStar, that what she believes of herself creates the foundation of what she might ultimately contribute to the world through her life’s purpose and gift."

Using the card,and  code on the back,we were able to redeem it online in minutes,giving us the full MP3 story and song.I was excited that we could download the file and go back and listen to it again and again.I have to admit my daughter really wasn't into this part of it.I tried to get her to really sit down and listen,but it just wasn't happening.The story is very cute and the music is fun too,but I guess she had her mind set on those flowers too much to care.It did get lots of giggles and dancing from my nieces,so in the end,it was a success.

When you finish downloading the song,you tear the cards into pieces,soak them in water and plant them in light soil.Within a few weeks,you should have beautiful Black-Eyed Susans.No waste from packaging,and an eco-friendly result too.When you place your order online for the download, they will mail you a card to plant.Each card will have it's own code that you can share with someone else,so you get two downloads for the price of one!

One of you will get to try this yourself,thanks to CrindelStar and Mom Blog Society

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**I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free as a member of  Mom Blog Society.I only recommend products I use personally,and believe will be good for my readers. All opinions on my blog are my own and may not be the same as anyone else..that's why they are mine.Giveaway items are also provided by the sponsor and they are responsible for shipping all prizes.***

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

TGI Distributon Software

One of the fastest growing markets in the world today is the distribution industry.No matter how advanced we may become,there will always be a need for the shipping and receiving of items.From business to personal matters,this is a service most people use and are grateful to have.Using a comprehensive software solution can improve customer service,reduce inventory costs and result in a better business performance.

Behind the scenes of any successful distribution service is a reliable and dynamic Distribution Software.From warehouse to delivery,each step involves large amounts of details and information necessary to perform the needed function.A well operating,integrated system is necessary to ensure full satisfaction in every area.In a competitive business world,where the details can make or break you,staying on top is a must.TGI products give you the edge that can allow you to do just that.

The Enterprise 21 ERP System by TGI is fully-integrated for use with small and mid-market businesses.The system delivers sales order management,warehouse management,manufacturing management,inventory control,procurement,customer relations and more,all in one convenient package.The system is designed to be flexible and configurable for maximum results catered to the specific needs of the user in question.

Unlike many similar systems out there,Enterprise 21 is developed,sold,integrated and supported exclusively by TGI.This enables TGI to deliver direct software solutions and and services to it's customers.The results of this technology are no confusion about the systems,no middleman to go through and no trouble knowing who to call for what.Everything you need can be found in one place,by the people who designed it.

When your business is on the line,you want solid,dependable service in every area.Incorporating a fluid,all- encompassing operating system allows you the complete control you need,without the stress and irritation of trying to do it all yourself.
***This is a sponsored post as a member of Link Vehicle.All opinions are my own***

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Keep Your Babysitters At Hand With Sitter Scout

We have all had plenty of days when we had an appointment,needed to run errands,had things to do or just wanted that much needed "adult" time.If you are like me,those are the days when you need a sitter but just don't have the time to sit down and make all those calls. I usually have 4 or 5 people I call when I need someone to watch the kids and I have to call them one by one to see who is busy and who is available.Of course,someone always fails to answer and then I have to leave messages,wait for return calls and go through it all again if that person turns out to be busy..ugh.

Now you can avoid this situation by using SitterScout to schedule your babysitters.SitterScout is an online/mobile tool that helps you locate one of your existing babysitters,without having to call them one by one. This service allows you to keep a list with all of your normal sitters information on file.This private list contains the contact numbers for all of your sitters,so when you need a sitter,simply go through the list,select the ones you want to contact and Sitter Scout will send them an SMS message.
You can even choose to send them in rounds,so your favorite sitters get contacted first,or send them to everyone on the list all at once.When a sitter accepts your offer,you get a text letting you know your sitter is scheduled and you can go back to living your life,without all that wasted time and irritation.

Signing up takes only a few minutes and is super easy to do.Fill in the needed information and you are finished.Using the service is a snap too.I was able to figure everything out in seconds and before I knew it,I was done.Everything is ready for the next time I need a minute of relief from being mom.

Sitter Scout is an adult geared service that strives to help you get out of the house and away from the kids for a much needed break.As parents,we need a chance to relax and unwind.As adults we need conversation beyond school assignments and cartoons.With all the things going on in our lives today,time is something there never seems to be enough of. Take advantage of the chances to spend time with your spouse,to create a little romance and keep the home fires burning,by using SitterScout the next time you need a sitter.

*You can learn more about the Sitter Scout Philosophy by visiting their site.
**This is a Splash Creative Nedia campaign on behalf of  SitterScout.All opinions on my blog are my own and may not be the same as anyone else..that's why they are mine.I will be compensated for this post.**

Friday, March 16, 2012

Free Tie from Tiecoon!!

While you are relaxing,catching up on email,blogging or whatever else you do on the weekends,don't forget to stop by Tiecoon and grab your free tie!

This weekend only,grab your free men's,boy's,long or bow tie and enter the code FREE at checkout.This will take $5 off your order making your tie FREE.All you have to pay is shipping.The coupon is good this weekend only and ends Monday,March 19th.You must be logged in to use the code,but signup is free too.

***I was not compensated in any way for this post.I am just spreading the word!***

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

PrintRunner Custom Stickers Plus Giveaway

In the past few years I have changed all my stationary needs to online printing.It is just so easy to create what I need and have it printed and shipped to me.I don't have to mess with ink or a thousand different kinds of paper.No more wasted time reading tons of cards for the right message.I don't have to settle for something because I can't find exactly what I want,and it is fast and simple too.

I discovered a new place for custom printed items at PrintRunner.Located in Chatsworth,California and in business for over ten years,PrintRunner offers a wide variety of items including banners,greeting cards,posters,stickers and more.You can upload a previous design or create one using the design tool.Either way you go,you can have the personalized,professional look that you want with almost no work and taking only a few minutes of your time.

Thanks to my wonderful sponsors,one of my readers will receive 250 custom stickers of their own-
  Sticker Shape        :    Standard Stickers
            Flat Width        :    2"
            Flat Height        :    3.5"
            Quantity        :    250
            Paper            :    Premium Sticker Stock
            Colors            :    Full Color ( 4 Color Process), Black and White
            Proof            :    NONE
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This is a great way to promote your business,blog,charity, or any other group or function you want people to know about.Using the PrintRunner site,you can print stickers in just minutes for all your advertising needs.

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***All opinions on my blog are my own and may not be the same as anyone else..that's why they are mine.I will receive a set of stickers from PrintRunner for hosting this giveaway.No other compensation was received.Giveaway items are provided by the sponsor and they are responsible for shipping all prizes.***

Hermosa=Very Big Bling

I am not the biggest jewelry person,but I do like to have a few pieces to choose from when I want to wear it.My biggest issue is the cost.If it is going to spend most of it's time in my jewelry box,then I don't want to pay high prices for it.Of course,I understand the need to pay more if we are talking diamonds and pearls,but for everyday needs,I prefer silver and rhinestones.Who wants to lose a bundle at the lake,park or wherever else busy moms go?

I was browsing eBay looking for something pretty but inexpensive to wear and came across these two rings.When I saw then I thought they were beautiful,so I bid on,and won,both of them.

I waited for them to arrive and when they did,I was eager to open them.They are just as pretty as they looked in the photos,but were way to big for my taste.I couldn't tell this from the pictures,but the settings were huge and the stones were big and flashy.You can tell they are costume jewelry,which isn't always a bad thing,but in this case they are just too much for me.I guess it isn't a big loss,I think I paid about $20 total for them,but still I am disappointed that I don't have two new rings to wear..sniff sniff :(

Kraft Fresh Take

Have you tried the new Kraft Fresh Take mixes? I happened across these one day at Walmart and figured would give them a try.They were only $1.98 each,so I grabbed a couple different mixes and went to get the meat to go with them.Each one can be used with more than one type of meat,so this allows even more variety in your meals.
The first one we tried was the Savory Four Cheese.I used this with hamburger,as shown,and everyone loved them.The mixes are really easy to use.The different ingredients are packaged together but divided so they don't mix.I opened the bag,shook the ingredients to blend them and mixed it with the meat.After making the burgers,I gave them to the husband to throw on the grill while I made pasta salad and fries to go with them.

The burgers turned out nice and moist with lots of yummy cheese inside.I like having my ingredients mixed in the meat so I get the full flavor of the burger.This was a quick and easy meal that the whole family enjoyed.(I also used this mix with buffalo meat and it made a great buffalo burger for those of you that like a little adventure.)

I plan to try all the varieties available and hope they make more soon!

***I was not compensated in any way for this post.I am just sharing!***

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Our Bigger House

Guest post by Gerard Mcdaniel

We just bought a bigger house, and I am so excited to move in. We knew our home was too small for us for a while, but when we had our third child, it became unbearable. We bought this three-bedroom cottage when we were first married, and had outgrown it. I felt like we were living on top of each other, and we had absolutely no storage space. I started to feel like if we didn’t move into a bigger place soon we would be featured on an episode of Hoarders. There were toys and clothes everywhere, and I felt helpless when it came to organization. Even though moving is a headache, I know it is something we can’t put off any longer and that buying a new home was the right choice. I already took care of checking out satellite TV and clearwireless liverpool, so that should be hooked up when we move in. It’s nice to know that after the long days of unpacking and organizing I’ll already have those things set up to help me relax.

*This is a sponsored guest post as a member of Blogsvertise.All content belongs to the author.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

New Hamburger Helper Flavors plus Giveaway

When I have had a busy day,the last thing I want to have to do is come home and slave over the stove to get dinner ready.On these days,I want to be able to grab something quick and easy that my family will want to eat.
One of my favorite fast meals is Hamburger Helper.I am able to get something everyone likes,and give myself a break too.There are so many choices,I can make a new one each week and I don't have to hear complaints about repeating meals too often either.

For 40 years,Hamburger Helper has helped make dinner time easy and they are doing it again with 2 new flavors! The Ultimate Beef Stroganoff features a nice roast beef flavor with pasta and a creamy sour cream sauce,while the Cheesy Italian Beef  includes real Italian herbs and pasta with an Italian style sauce.Like any other Hamburger Helper mix,you just add milk,water and ground beef for a fast and easy dinner at home.

I was sent a great prize pack from Hamburger Helper and My Blog Spark.It included a box of each of the new flavors as well as a trivet,serving spoon and serving dish.

I was pleased with the flavor of the Cheesy Italian Beef.This variety is perfect to make a quick Italian meal.Throw in a salad and bread sticks and dinner is served.My husband and I are not fans of Stroganoff,so I had the boys try this one instead.They seemed to like it as well as they do any of the other flavors.My oldest could eat Hamburger Helper every night if I let him,so if he comes back for seconds,I know it is a flavor to buy him again.

Thanks to my wonderful sponsors,one of my readers will win the same prize pack I received!!!

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Giveaway ends March 18th 2012 at 11:59pm.Must be 18 and a resident of the US to enter.

Don't forget to grab your coupon for $.70 off Hamburger Helper to save on your next family meal too!!

*The information,review items and prize pack are sponsored by Betty Crocker and General Mills and were all provided to me free as a member of My Blog Spark.
***All opinions on my blog are my own and may not be the same as anyone else..that is why they are mine.Giveaway items are provided by the sponsor and they are responsible for shipping all prizes.***

Friday, March 9, 2012

The Remodel Continues..HELP!

I feel like I haven't blogged in forever.I have been so busy with the renovations,it seems like I haven't had time to think.My house in in chaos,my budget is begging for relief and I am still not finished.Ugh.

I don't know if I have even mentioned this before,again,super busy,but just in case you want to be nosy like me,I will post some of the after pictures later.We have almost finished my bedroom.The new paint is on,the floor is finished and the ceiling fans are being hung as I type.Once the paint dries in my bathroom and the mirror and lights are hung,it will be finished..after 4 very annoying days.

Next week we will finish the kitchen,assuming my counter tops come in on time.I still have to find something to do with my cabinets,if anyone has any ideas.....With the extra I spent on the counters and breakfast nook,I am not sure what I am going to be able to do with them.

Also if anyone knows a really great place to find wall vinyl or decals,that would be great too.I would love to find a review contact to work with,but if not I still need some things.I am looking for trees in brown..not the leafy kid-looking kind,but more like the fall with no leaves type.I also need something for my bedroom ..I am thinking some type of quote with maybe a floral design around it.The walls are now green and it is a mans bedroom too,so nothing too girly.Any suggestions?

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Crayola Presents-Inside the Crayon Box

Are you excited? If not,you should be.In just a few hours the Crayola live Facebook event "Inside the Crayon Box" begins.Starting Wednesday,March 7th at 9 pm EST,you can join Crayola,along with musician,children's author and mom,Lisa Loeb in celebrating creativity.

The live,45 minute video chat will take place on the Crayola Facebook Page, where Lisa,best known for her number one hit Stay(I Missed You) will share personal stories,practical advice and her own creative ideas.You can even ask her your own questions during the discussion.Some of the topics that will be covered include-
  • Why Does Creativity Matter?
  • Growing Up Creative
  • Simple Tips,Easy Ideas

Creativity is a skill all children can learn.Using creativity,they can become critical thinkers,problem solvers and leaders in the classroom and be better prepared professionally when they get older.If you find yourself looking for ways to be more creative yourself and inspire your children to do the same,you don't want to miss this chance to learn from others and share your own ideas.

Just in case you miss the event,you can still see the video on the Crayola YouTube Channel.

**Also, be sure to check out Lisa´s book Lisa Loeb´s Silly Sing-Along: The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs (Sterling Children´s Books, 2011) available at Barnes & Noble and Sing, laugh, and play with pop Lisa in this fabulous collection of ten of the silliest songs ever. Fun activities, games, and recipes accompany whimsical songs. Take Lisa's Silly Sing-Along with you wherever you go and get the high-spirited good times started. Includes a 10-song CD recorded by Lisa! 

***All information was provided by Crayola through My Blog Spark.No compensation was received for this post.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Foul Mouth Shirts for St.Patricks Day

Only twelve days left until the green beer starts flowing.That's right,I am talking about St.Patricks Day.I will admit,I never used to get the point of the whole thing,but after watching those around me get into the fun,I understand it a little more now.St.Patricks Day is a day to let loose and have fun.There is just no other way to put it.How can you even try and be serious with leprechauns running everywhere and rainbows and pots of gold being the theme of the day?

While making the perfect party plans this year,don't forget to grab a shirt that shows just how you feel.On a day when pinching is the penalty for not wearing green,anything goes.Protect yourself from those grabbing fingers and show your spirit at the same time with one of these  Funny Irish T-Shirts from Foul Mouth Shirts.They have a nice selection of shirts that range from the funny to the down right perverted,so there is something for everyone.

I was sent the "I'm Irish,Do I Get A Free Beer?" shirt to review.This comes in a variety of colors like the green above and the dark blue one my husband tried. The shirt arrived in perfect condition,just as it looks on the site.The material is soft and the shirt offers a nice bit of stretch to allow for a comfortable fit.One of the things I noticed was that the letters didn't crack or fade after washing.The photo above of the blue shirt is after it has been washed a few times and the color is still bright with no peeling or other issues.

If you are looking for party gear,or just something to show your Irish pride,stop by and grab one of these funny shirts for you and while you're there,share the laughs, and grab a few for your friends too!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Kroger Cart Buster Event with $25 GC Giveaway

Did you know Kroger is hosting a Cart Buster Savings Event until March 6th? This is the Kroger Family of Stores biggest promotion ever and you can save join in the savings..Featuring over 35 brands and items from more than 60 categories,this is a great time to shop.

The Kroger Family of Stores includes-

King Soopers
City Market
Jay C Food Stores
Pay Less Super Markets
Scott´s Food & Pharmacy

Check the dates at your local store to save big on you favorite brands including-

Lucky Charms
Betty Crocker
Hamburger Helper
Green Giant
Cascadian Farm
Old Spice
Rice A Roni
Mountain Dew

Plus grab extra savings and a free item or two by taking advantage of the Deal of the Day-
  • During seven days of the Cart Buster Savings Event, 2/29/12 - 3/6/12, there will be a super hot, exclusive offer good on one participating Cart Buster item. Each offer will be exclusive and available for one-day only - but the offer will be good for the duration of the entire event.
  • You´ll see savings of up to and over 50% with the Deal of the Day offers - maybe even some freebies - and that´s on top of the already-low, low prices that Cart Buster has to offer!
  • Look for seven days of "Deal of the Day offers" beginning 2/29/12. The Last Deal of the Day offer will be up on 3/6/12. But don´t fret - the Cart Buster event will continue even after the Deal of the Day ends. Check your local store for the exact end date for the Cart Buster Savings Event.
You can also visit the Cart Buster website to see the Deal of the Day and other money saving digital coupons that you can load directly to your shoppers card.

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The Kroger Family of Stores gift card, information, and giveaway were all provided by the Kroger Family of Stores and General Mills/Nestle/Proctor & Gamble/Pepsi/Kraft through MyBlogSpark.

St. Patty's Day Gear

March if officially here and if you are anything like the people I know,that means only one thing to you..St Patricks Day.I have no idea how this holiday got to be such a big one to those that aren't even Irish,but it has.When I think of St. Patty's,I think of leprechauns,green beer and "Kiss Me I'm Irish" shirts.

While you are gearing up for your March 17th festivities,be sure to browse this selection of Funny Irish T-Shirts  for the perfect party wear.Kiss My Shamrock has changed it up from the basic Irish shirt design and offers a great variety of humorous shirts for the Irishman in you.

I was sent the "Let's Get Ready to Stumble" shirt shown below.I ordered this in a size large to fit my husband.The sizing is great and this fit him perfectly.The material is soft and not scratchy or rough and allows stretch of needed.The design has held up so far through washing and drying with no cracking or peeling at all.

It doesn't matter if you are looking for flirty or fun,Kiss My Shamrock has something to offer.Priced at only $19,the shirts are affordable too.I received my shirt in just a few days,so you have plenty of time left to order.Who knows,you might even like them so well you want to wear them all year round.

**I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.
All opinions on my blog are my own and may not be the same as anyone else..that's why they are mine.**

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Try Fusion Skin Peel for a Fresh Look

As I get older,I have started to notice slight changes in my appearance.I hate to admit that,but it is true.I am not going to sit here and say I look old because that would be stretching it,but I do notice a change. One of the most important features to me is my skin.I have never had perfect skin,but it has never been a real problem either.As I get older,I prefer to keep it that way and am always on the lookout for new products to keep me looking young and fresh.

When I saw the opportunity to review Skin Peel,I knew it was something I wanted to try.Developed by leading Plastic Surgeons and Dermatologists,their products are used in Esthetics Schools all over the country.I had heard of Skin Peel before,but had never known anyone who had tried the products,so I was excited to be the first.

I was sent the Fusion Peel set to review.Designed to reduce age spots,clear acne,improve skin and soften wrinkles,I knew this was the right product for me.The kit includes medical grade Skin Peel,Peel Prep and Neutralizer Spray complete with dispensing pumps and easy to follow instructions.

I can't say I saw a dramatic change in wrinkles or skin spots because I didn't have an issue there to begin with,but I did notice an overall improvement in the feel and shine of my skin.I don't notice the dark circles under my eyes or slight tired look as I did before,which is enough for me.In the battle against age,any improvement is a victory in my book.

The products do have a slight smell to them but it wasn't disturbing and I was able to complete the routine with no issues.My only problem is having to use 3 different bottles to achieve the effect desired.This takes up more space in my cabinet and of course more time to apply then a singe product.That said,I don't know if you would achieve the same results without using the entire kit as directed.

***All opinions on my blog are my own and may not be the same as anyone else..that's why they are mine.I receive sample items in order to write a fair and honest review.No other compensation was received.***

Remembering Davy Jones

Hey Hey we're The Monkees,people say we monkey around....

If you are at least as old as I am,then you have to know who Davy Jones was.I grew up watching reruns of  The Monkees every chance I got and still would if it were on.There was just something fun about Micky,Peter,Michael and  Davy that made my sisters and I get up and dance every time the theme song came on.I loved Davy Jones and thought he was the cutest thing alive.I even remember seeing him on The Brady Bunch when he took Marsha to the school dance.

I admit,I haven't given him much thought recently,until the other day. I was randomly surfing the net and came across a mention of The Monkees online.This prompted me to tell the kids about them.They love hearing about things from my childhood and I love influencing their choices in music and movies this way.We talked about the band,their similarities to The Beatles and of course the television characters for awhile and went on with our day.

The next afternoon,I heard on the radio Davy Jones was dead.I hate to see anyone die,even though I know it is a part of life,but there is something about losing a childhood icon or hero that makes it different.It's like losing a piece of your childhood that you can't get back.I realize as I get older this will happen more and more often,but that doesn't mean I have to like it.

                                                            Rock on Davy Jones