Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Why I love blogs

I was thinking the other day about the very first blog that I ever read.

It was THIS!  (She is so funny!)

I didn't even know what a blog was, and it's amazing to me how easy it is to tell your story to a computer, when you may be apprehensive to share with people.

What I loved about her blog was how honest she was about everything that she was going through, and I loved that in the midst of it, she told her stories in ways that made me laugh till I cried.  

Humor, can help you through almost anything.  And while she was writing as a coping mechanism for what she was going through, she has no idea how much her humor probably helps so many other people.

So to begin with, that is what brought me to blogs, from there I found so many other blogs that I have loved.

These were some of my first blogs that I read faithfully, some I still do.

24 @ Heart

Undomestic Diva

Attack of the redneck mommy
(being from the south, I thought I could relate to this one)

That's a few, there were more but these are so open and honest, I just was amazed at how reading something someone writes can make you feel a connection with them, even if you've never met them you feel like you know them.

Sounds crazy doesn't it.  But it's true.  

Then, I found, crafty blogs and DIY blogs, and I was amazed at what some people can see when they look at "stuff" nobody else would want.

I learn something every day from blogs.

Today, I actually learned about bidets. 

I know, it was a funny story that i don't think I should share just yet.  I will save that one for another time.

One thing I've learned is that no matter what you are going through, you are not alone.

Sometimes, that is good to know.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Let there be LIGHT!

Since the patio is going to take longer than I anticipated, I thought I would share a new find.

Aren't they great? 

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

We're stalled on the patio

Who would have thought clearing an area for a patio would be so hard?

So, we are slowly coming along but because we made some changes to the size, and we are not really on an ideal slope, the process for the patio is taking a little longer.

Also, we do have jobs and stuff we have already planned, like vacation, so we know it won't be a quick fix.

But don't worry! (I know you were)

It will get completed.

Plus, it has been super hot here!

Just sayin!

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Phase 2

We have completed the first part of the patio.

Now we are ready for Phase 2, the rock dust.

Wish us luck!

Monday, July 4, 2011

HAPPY 4th OF JULY!!!!!

So blessed to live in the land of the free, and the home of the brave!

Friday, July 1, 2011

Still Working

I know, it's hard to picture right now, but it will look amazing when we're done.