stinkysweatyarmpits SAY WHAT!?

Continuing on with my New Years Resolution I have been on the look out for a good deodorant.  This has been something I have been looking for for YEARS! There was even a time where I said "screw it" and stopped shaving and let underarm nastiness invade me and there was even a time before that where I could not even pronounce the word deodorant.

Nice right?

Just another thing I have written on this blog that you could have gone your whole life not knowing about me.

Moving on....

One day while searching through 2 years worth of Rachel Ray magazines looking for a dinner recipe I stumbled upon this

As far as natural deodorants go it is F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S.  You still sweat which is not attractive BUT you don't stink. 
I'll take sweat over stink any day baby.

 It is a bit pricey ($12 for 2.6 oz.) but one thing I have learned through this journey is natural and organic stuff is not cheap.



2 weeks ago I planted seeds in my little indoor greenhouse. Sounds fancy right? It's not, LOL

I decided to stray away from the norm this year and plant some different stuff. This year we will have small and large tomatoes, zucchini(after an epic fail last year I'm determined to have them grow this summer), black beans, black eyed peas, green beans, regular peas, sunflowers, marigolds, sweet peppers, red onion, swiss chard, spinach, and bell peppers. Don't these seedlings look happy?

OOPS! Forgot to upload pic. Ill get to it sometime today

In the raised beds we took out all the dead plants from last season, removed the trellis',and turned the soil. We will put the trellis' back up whenever we need them. The girls had fun taking the seeds out of the dead marigold plants.


Our strawberry plants survived the winter


I'm so excited for everything to grow!!!!!


Like mother, like daughter.

My loving, caring, and do anything for me husband bought me this for my 30th birthday.

sorry for the stock photo I don't have an official pic. of mine yet.

I LOVE it but I'm scared to death of it. The manual is a novel. I'm just glad I got 6 free classes on how to use the damn thing or I might have had a panic attack just by plugging her in. So the beauty is just sitting on my dining room table waiting for me to get up the courage to actually do something besides look at her and dream about all the cool stuff I could be sewing if I wasn't so intimidated by all the buttons and stitch options.

In waiting, I have been teaching my 7 year old, Isabela, how to sew.


She loves it and is so eager for her lessons. I taught her the machine basics first. She knew how to thread the machine and needle,wind a bobbin, clean the gears, adjust tension and stitch length before I even let her start sewing. For the past few days she has been playing around with the stitching and making patterns on scrap fabric.




Her next lesson is going to be cutting fabric and following a pattern. That's going to be a hard lesson for me to teach since I make so many cutting errors and I have a hard time following a pattern myself but I let her know that :)

I cant wait until we can sit together and sew things!!!!


Out of hibernation.

I'm kind of like a bear in the winter. I like to sleep a lot, be dormant for long periods of time, and I'm very grouchy when disturbed. 


Since Spring started a couple days ago I decided to get out of my funk.  What a better way to get out of a funk than to get outside and exercise, do some gardening, craft, and of course BLOG about it all :)  I'm going to get back into the groove and start blogging at least 3 times a week. 

Stay tuned!!!!