Learning to Iron

Today, Ellie & Tanner learned the basics of ironing. We started simple. How to set up the ironing board. What all the dials and buttons mean on the iron. How to refill it with water. The shiny metal part is hot! Don’t touch! They started learning on dinner napkins and how not to press wrinkles into…… Continue reading Learning to Iron

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old photos

I found these photos while cleaning up my hard drive. I don’t even remember exactly why they had animal balloons. They’re still super cute though! I think maybe we had been to the zoo. These photos were taken 6 years ago. Our girl graduates from high school this year and the little monkey will be…… Continue reading old photos

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Let it snow…

Look at the snow! January 7, 2005 – still finding more photographs on the pc that haven’t been cataloged yet.       Poor Mike!  The rest of us played in the snow.  He worked. 😦 He’s still cute, though. There’s nothing in this world like a man in jeans with a shovel!

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WTF Bad Debt Update WTF

WTF? The economy sucks. Gas prices (auto), gas prices (heating) and electricity here are kicking my ass! I have the heat & electric on budget billing so I can afford the gas bills in the winter and the electric bills in the summer, but still! damn! Heating May 2007: $79/month Heating May 2008: $106/month ~35%…… Continue reading WTF Bad Debt Update WTF

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I’m trying to be conservative & green. I am sooo NOT COOL.

Gas here is $3.89/gal. Not terrible by the averages in some states, but extremely terrible to me and my pocketbook. I have been slowly making the changes to go green and to be SEVERELY CONSERVATIVE with our money and spending. Refusing both paper and plastic bags at all shopping centers (this is slowly becoming a…… Continue reading I’m trying to be conservative & green. I am sooo NOT COOL.

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Tanner’s Art

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