Monday, April 23, 2012

Opening Day Dinner for Evan

Opening Day dinner centerpiece for my grandson Evan!  The framed printable looks like this:

I got it from HERE and changed the colors to match his t-ball team.

I also made it smaller to use as placecards:

And one more picture:

I love to celebrate the little things in life!!


Friday, April 20, 2012

Temple Run


Here's the newest game I added to my phone, thanks to my friend showing it to me. See that little guy...he's running from some really scary creatures. In the process he has to jump tree roots, fire, gaps in the cliffs and bridges, and traps with skulls and ropes. Just when you think all of that is mastered...along comes trees and obstacles that you have to slide under....better make sure you slide and don't try jumping or else.  You do all of this while those creepy black creatues are chasing you....don't slow down or they like to make a snack of you!
When you mess up...you get funny little comments like "trees hurt" or "its hard to run without a head" or "crispy snack"....oh yes what will they think of next!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Thinking About Life

Just when you think life is the pits.....you discover the carmel center!  Bad luck turns to good luck. The ebb and flow of life rights itself so you are no longer riding the rapids and your life boats hole is repaired.

Spring is here....summer break is on the horizon and I get an 18 day vacation....TRUE....it is shoulder surgery, which is sure to be NO JOY RIDE.....but I'll live each day as it unfolds and hope that the roller coaster ride of recovery is at least one where the cars stay on the tracks!

Hope to blog some....but then typing with my left hand might be problematic... :)   Hmmm....a new series...Recovery....LOL.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Cardinals Game

Headed to a Cardinals game Wednesday night with family and friends. We have FREE tickets from school. Nothing is better than FREE....ok...except maybe free parking and free food too!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Friday the 13th

It's the infamous FRIDAY the 13th...to me this is a low energy day....on any ghost hunts we have went one that have happened on Friday the 13th there seems to be a real lull in energy and nothing much happens....I think Friday the 13th is hype created by Hollywood.

However if you would like to explore more about this unlucky date...go HERE.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Day of the Dead

Here are three Day of the Dead magnets I picked up on my recent trip to Cancun!  I love the weird little skeletons. I also bought a hanging Day of the Dead mobile type thing with skeletons. I wanted a diorama but couldn't find one I liked.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Santa Claus Indiana

Every summer we like to take Evan on a short trip somewhere. One year we went to Chicago by train and one year we went to Kansas City to Worlds of Fun. This summer we plan to travel to Santa Claus Indiana and go to Holiday World, as well as, Santa's Candy Castle and other tourist hot spots. !!

Friday, April 6, 2012

Bad Luck, Living It, and Easter

Lately I've had a run of bad luck...or so it seems. First the tornado at the end of February, then I found out we have termites and then my daughter's car engine went out meaning she needed a "new" car. I'm also scheduled for shoulder surgery. There have been quite a few minor "bad lucks" in there too which I will not bore you with listing.

When so much is happening all at once you feel as if you have the weight of the world on you. I haven't been very focused on blogging, that's for sure!  I had to keep telling myself...just live it....eventually it will pass, things will get straightened out, etc. I said a few prayers thats for sure. When I pray about things like this I feel guilty because I know there are others in situations so much worse.

That prompted me to thinking about the "weight of the world". Really? these bad times are so small compared to the days before Easter when Christ knew he must suffer and die. He knew it was coming, he asked God if there was a way to "avoid" it but in the end the answer was no. Now that my friends, really is the weight of the world.

So I will prepare my home for Easter this weekend and I will do it with a joyous heart knowing that God is aware of my "small troubles" and will not give me more to handle than I can.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Blogging Calendars

I was doing pretty good during February and March blogging a lot...following my "blogging calendar."  This month for some reason is not as easy....and Ginger's Jourrney is never easy to blog on a schedule because it is mostly made up of what ever inspires me or whatever I want to rattle on and on about.

So I'll need to be "getting inspired more" so I have something to blog....adventures await....

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