Thursday, May 21, 2015

What Color is Your Nose?





As you can see by the picture, 
mine is RED for Red Nose Day.

I am sure that you have seen 
the commercials for today. 
Walgreen's is a sponsor for all 
this fun by selling Red Noses  
that money goes to the Red Nose 
Day Fund-a program of Comic 
Relief Inc.
On a serious note Red Nose Day 
helps children living in poverty. 
All monies raised from today go 
to charities in the U. S. and over-
seas.

Some of those charities are :
Boys and Girls Clubs of America
charity : water
Children's Health Fund
Feeding America
Gavi : The Vaccine Alliance
Save the Children
United Way

Watch NBC tonight for the
RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL

For more information check out:
rednoseday.org


~Keep on Dreaming~

Monday, May 18, 2015

A Surprise!




Hello!

We have returned! Got back 

in town at 10:00 pm last night.

Let me introduce you to "Wild

Rose", she lives in our backyard
and look what she did while 
we were gone! 




On Friday the roses had not 
bloomed, but with all the rain 
we had, many made an appear-
ance while we were gone.




Such a nice surprise.




When I moved over here, this bush 
was on the fence line with another.
But when we moved them, this one 
survived the other one did not. 
We don't do a whole lot to pamper 
her, water and trims here and there. 
That's it. Hence the name "Wild Rose."




Plus, there are still buds that will
bloom soon.




So, so. so PRETTY!!






Thanks, Wild Rose for the surprise 
this afternoon!



~Keep on Dreaming~

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hitting the Road AGAIN!




Hello--

We are back from our trip
to Oklahoma. The standout 
event for this trip was the 
weather!

I will have a separate post 
on the Oklahoma family 
reunion trip at a later date.


THIS weekend we are on the 
road again---

This time we are off to Illinois 
for a double graduation and 
birthday celebration for one 
of Mr. Ken's best friend's son.

This young man is an extremely 
intelligent guy! He will graduate 
from high school AND Jr. College
this weekend plus we will get to
help celebrate his 18th birthday!

We don't see this family often due
their location and Ken's friend is
in the Army so they are always
on the move.

Looking forward to the weekend.
Hoping for better weather that 
we had on our trip to Oklahoma.

Please keep us in your prayers 
for safe travels they helped while 
we were fighting with hard rain, 
wind, lighting and thunder plus 
flooding!

There will also be a post on this 
trip too.


~Keep on Dreaming~

Thursday, May 7, 2015

On the Road Again





Hello!

Mr. Ken and I are on the 

road again. We are heading 
to Oklahoma for a "mini" 
family reunion. We are
looking forward to seeing 
everyone this weekend, hoping 
for good weather but think we 
will see a lot of rain.
Please keep us in your prayers 
as we travel and for good and 
safe weather. We appreciate it !

Also, 

Wishing all "Mom's" out there in
blogland a Happy Mother's Day!
We will be heading home on 
Sunday so will not be able to send
my wish to you!

~Keep on Dreaming~


Monday, May 4, 2015

Cinco De Mayo



Tomorrow is May 5th OR
Cinco De Mayo.

For my husband this is a great day,
he could eat Mexican food every
day of the year! Me not so much.
I enjoy it but not EVERYDAY!

At school my classroom is having 
a Cinco De Mayo luncheon. IT's 
going to be yummy!

Here is our menu:

Queso with chips
Tacos with fixings
Brownies

Soda/water

Color Scheme:

Red, yellow and orange

Enjoy your Cinco De Mayo
whether at home or a 
favorite restaurant. 
LA! LA!


~Keep on Dreaming~





Friday, May 1, 2015

Spring Cleaning---Part 4 and 5



Thursday's Tip

For the Kitchen:


Stainless Steel Appliances

For streak free appliances,
use a soft cloth with vinegar
and wipe in the direction of 
the grain.

Toasters

For those stuck on pieces,
use a toothpick to dislodge
anything hanging around.

Stinky Garbage Disposal

Toss in a 1/2 orange or lemon,
turn on the disposal to grind 
up the rind now you have citrus 
smelling disposal. we do this
a lot. Some say it also helps
to sharpen the blade.

Office---Work or Home


Computer


Keyboard

*Mr Ken's biggest rule
Please do not eat or drink 
over the keyboard. Neither 
is good if something spilled.
Q-tips dipped in a small bit 
of rubbing alcohol can be 
used between the keys.

Monitor

Using equal parts vinegar to 
water and a microfiber cloth. 
Wipe the cool monitor to de 
smudge it.

Use sanitizing wipes to clean 

phones, tablets, cell phones
and remotes.

*For those of who don't know,

Mr. Ken lives and breathes 
computers at work each day.


Friday's Tip


Bedrooms

Use the dust first then vacuum
tip. 
Go through your closets and 
drawers,donate anything that
is not worn any longer.

My favorite:

To clean a ceiling fan-place an 
old pillowcase over each blade, 
wipe clean-all the dust from the 
blades stays in the case and 
doesn't flutter all over the place.
Take the pillowcase outside, shake 
out and throw in the laundry.

Hope you have enjoyed this series.

Did you find something helpful?

Happy Cleaning!!!




~Keep on Dreaming~

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Spring Cleaning---Part 3



Wednesday's tip:


Cleaning Shortcuts--


Use less cleaner

To make window, wash 
and dish cleaners last longer
fill a spray bottle halfway with 
water then top off with your 
cleaner. Shake to mix.

Stop scrubbing

Before you clean the bathroom,
turn on the shower to HOT, 
close the door for a few minutes.
The steam will loosen grime or
mildew so it's quicker and easier 
to wipe clean.
For the microwave, fill a bowl with
water, heat up the water causing 
steam inside the microwave and 
then wipe clean.
Any other ideas???

While you are using the clock 

method to clean (see Monday's 
post) 

Speed clean like a Pro

Dust first--let the dust settle
Wipe down glass, mirrors 
and other surfaces 
Vacuum last

Scroll down to the earlier today

post for Part 2.



~Keep on Dreaming~


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