Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Wanna make a bet?

Wanna make a bet on which one of our friends or family hits this first????

Yep that is one of the new power poles that DTE just set on our property.  This picture was taken right from the end of the driveway!!
Hmmmmmmmmmmm I have my thoughts on who just MIGHT be first ;)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Coupon Sculpture?

Have any of you ever heard of a coupon sculpture?  No?  Me neither!  Not until Kelsey came up with the genius idea of making a sculpture out of all the sweet couponing stuff I picked up at Kroger.  Me, I normally like to stack them nice and neatly, but Kelsey was thinking outside the box.  Check it out:

Uhmmmm barbecue sauce anyone?  Yep I totes needed 12 bottles of Sweet Baby Ray's.  Oh and has anybody ever tried that Yakisoba noodle stuff?  I haven't but they were darn near free so WHY NOT?  Oh and do you see that bottle of Franks?  Yep, that cost me a penny!  The Nesquick you ask?  FREE!

On the flip side you wanna know what I did NOT think about?  Space!  I don't have that nice big pole barn with shelves just screaming for me to fill them up.  Nope, I have this.....

Nope, no room there.  Too much cereal (confession:  I have a cereal buying addiction) and peanut butter and some good ole Atkin's Bars.
Whew, found some room for SOME of the barbecue sauce and ketchup...right next to my 18 cent whole grain pasta ;)  Sooooooo I had to go searching for some more free space.

Lookie what I found....a WEE bit more space.  Another confession:  if I had taken a wider picture you would have found four more boxes of cereal stashed away.

I sure hope mom and dad don't kick us out.....or worse yet.  Call A&E and ask them to send out a camera crew from Hoarder's.

Anybody else find any screamin' coupon deals last week??  Let me know whatcha got!

Monday, May 14, 2012

We've been on demolition duty!

Yep, we've been some busy little bees lately.  In case you've never met my husband....I'll let you in on a little secret.  He can't sit still.  Soooooo we've been working on cleaning the hot mess of a ditch along the front side of the property.

Here are the befores:

Yep that ditch was chuck full of gnarly nappy crap!!  Tons of vines and thorns and trees!  Now as we cut everything down we'd chain piles of the brush to the back of the tractor.

Guess who was driving the tractor??

Yep!  Moi :)  Scary I know.  However, I need to know for the record....Do you think my tractors sexy?  Hahahhaha ok, ok so it isn't my tractor.  It's Ryan's new tractor. 

(oh and as a public service announcement...there were no Busch Light's consumed til the heavy machinery operating was done).

Yep do you see honey biscuit in the background hookin' up my load?

Then here were the monsters, being big helpers!

And by helping I mean they were standing around pretending they were Jack-a-lopes!  Google it!

Annnndddddd here are the after photos!

Hmmmmmm looks like there are a group of people over to the right enjoying some barley pops after a day of hard work!
There ya have it!  Looks perdy good doesn't it?  We've done even more work since these pictures.  I will get out there and get some pictures this weekend.  Wait til you see the pile of brush we are gonna burn.  Gonna have to get 2-3 on stand by :P

After we were done we moved to mom and dad's for family dinner and a couple more beers.  Tommy and I came down to the last  beers.  We did rock, paper, scissors to see who got the pick of the last 2 beers.

Yup Tommy lost and got stuck with the Corona!  Do you find it odd that I considered myself the winner cuz I got the Busch Light?  Eh, that's how we roll in the country.
While T and I were fighting over the last 2 beers....look where Ryan was!

Yep, I FINALLY got him to sit still!  Whew it was obviously a hard working weekend!

A girl can dream!

Here was our wishful thinking as we planted the garden on Sunday!

Ya never just MIGHT work :)  Full on post to come tonight.  I pinky promise I am really back, back....for good.  As in, you're never getting rid of me.  Bwwhahahahhaaaaa!!!!