Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year and Win A Bed!

here's hoping you and your family a very happy new year!Please be safe and don't drive intoxicated,even one beer is enough!
what better way to send out new years than share an awesome giveaway!

happy new year,God bless and good luck!!!!

mommymandy.(enter right here and wants you to win this!
ONE winner will win any size of the new Sealy Posturepedic Innerspring Signature 11 Series. This includes Twin, Full, Queen and King; except for CalKing. Winner will also be able to pick the model in firm, cushion firm, plush and ultra plush.

Winner will receive their prize within 6-8 weeks after submitting information.
what are you waiting for!!!! go go go....

betty r~starting again

New Years Giveaway-Win Spider Lilies(CLOSED)

Update:::::we hit 20 entries so now heirloom jon quils are added to the pot as well as a few snow drop bulbs!!!who ever wins will have a great beginning to spring bulbs!!!And all are heirlooms,they will reproduce.These are from a very old stock..(my grandmas!Can't buy this stock ;) !!born 1903!) oh!and i added more spider lilies too!!!And if we hit 40 entries or better before it ends misnight the 15th,i'll add a few more bulbs,you can share with a friend or keep for yourself! Hurry and get those entries in!!!!MAKE SURE YOU LEAVE A COMMENT FOR EACH EXTRA ENTRY!!!!!
2010 gardening giveaway!

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!UPDAte""""thanks for all the entries and more giveaways coming!THE WINNER IS HELENA..SHE HAS BEEN EMAILED AND AWAITING CONFIRMATION,,,,,!!!!!!!!!!!!

1st up is Spider lily,aka lycoris radicus..My mind always goes to spring flowers when the holidays are over and one of my favorite flowers is the spider lily!
These are easy to grow and have naturalized here in the south,and are native to Asia,Lycoris Radiata is sometimes hardy down to zone 5 or 6 (be sure to mulch in zone 6 and lower).Most times they will bloom the following year after transplanting. They have green foilage in winter.

Plant bulbs in ground about 21/2 inches deep and in a few months you will enjoy the beauty of the red spider lily.You do not have to dig up each year they will go dormant and return the following year.They will reproduce more baby bulbs that you can replant,just dig up and separate..
When it gets ready to bloom a single shoot will come up about a foot and will form the spider lily on top.

It blooms in partial shade as well as full sun!
I have 6 adult bulbs to give away to start your bed!

wanna win?
simple entries...

1 entry-follow my blog,let me know u are

1 entry-follow me on twitter ,leave twitter name

1 entry-follow me on facebook leave name

1 entry-twitt this giveaway-leave kink to twitt...

1 entry-comment on any non giveaway post,let me know u did(can do twice!)

3 entries- add this giveaway to your blog and send me link

2 entries-add my button to your sidebar on blog and send me link(my button is on right)

thats 11 possible entries! good luck ..giveaway ends jan. 15th!

Happy New Year

I recieved no monetary compensation for this giveaway!

Taking pictures and don't drink and drive!Happy New Years Eve

Happy New Year's eve everyone!Hope your day is starting well.The little one's are asleep still and i have a few minutes to blog hop.What are your plan's tonight?Mine are family and the kids and maybe the neighbors will be popping fireworks tonight,if rain allows.We live in the country so we can legally still do this. ;)I don't drink (alcohol) thank God,have not in 8 years now.Found it was more fun to find enjoying life on my own,not alcohol induced!Grand kids deserved more out of me than will have to get camera batteries charged up,i do enjoy taking pictures,capturing memories on print.Pictures are important to me.About 14 years ago now our home burnt down,lost EVERYTHING but the clothes we had on and our lives of course..thank God..The only thing i truly missed was my pictures and my son's musical equipment that he had gotten from his grandfather.These things were irreplaceable!I enjoy capturing the kids laughter,their smiles,milestones,all these are treasured moments.I have photographed,weddings,parties,shows,concerts,and more...None if these compare to the smiles of the kids...

anyway..I have found a couple neat contest to enter and of course i shall share!Have a wonderful day all and above all.....BE SAFE!don't DRINK AND DRIVE(OR DRUGS)...

Betty r~Starting Again

middayescapades-charm factory giveaway!

shopannies-win 25.00 to eco store!

sweeps4bloggers=Giveaway – Teddy Delivery – Bear, Chocolate, Sterling Necklace – Ends 1/9/10

mexico/california earthquake, 5.8 magnitude

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake is reported by USGS in Baja, Mexico, just south of the California border

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Fairy Tale Brownie Review! Yum Yum

I have to tell you about some wonderful brownies we got around Christmas!This are top on the list for my family .They are ..Fairy Tale Gourmet Brownies
To begin with they come in a lovely holiday box and each brownie is indivijually packaged for presentaion and freshness.We got an assorted box and this came with the following flavors.Pecan,peanut butter ,caramel,choclate chip,origional and white chocolate.I can say i sampled everyone of them except the white choclate,which my daughter devored christmas morning,and they are simply ...aahhhhh,,delicious!My favorite was the caramel,but all of them are super.These taste like they were fresh and cooked just for us.
My granddaughter summer leigh anne enjoyed half of one and as you can see that was not enough.The choclate on the mouth gives her away as she is trying to get more!Which she did!

Grandson Kolby quickly took his and moved to the corner of the couch,he got comfortable and enjoyed the pecan brownie.Looks like he liked it!What do you think?

This is taken from their website.."Inspired by a treasured family recipe and a commitment to excellence, we created enchanting Fairytale Brownies. Our magical blend indulges your senses with fudgy chocolate goodness, taking you back to fond childhood memories.
Helping us spread this joy is our Brownie, a cheerful fairy of Celtic folklore who delights in performing good deeds. He lives in an enchanted forest tending to the exotic cacao bean trees from which our chocolate is crafted. All of this magic is what you'd expect from a luscious combination of pure ingredients - rich, dark Callebaut Belgian chocolate blended with pure creamery butter and farm fresh eggs. All-natural Fairytale Brownies are certified kosher and free of trans fats, hydrogenated oils, preservatives and artificial colors.
Pure chocolate enchantment is as close as your first bite!''

Now i would like to add.I do not typically have lot's of sweets laying around but these are not real sweet.You can enjoy these and not feel like you have cheated your self.These almost taste like,naturally sweet,Not a lot of added nonsence.These can be ordered online and they will quickly arrive.So easy!! They Ship any gift for only $6.95 per address and Delivery in 3 business days guaranteed!
The only negative thing i could say is that the peanut butter one fell apart easily into several peices,It was soft and crumbly and they are a little pricey,around 3.00 each but for gormet brownies they are reasonable.
So do i recommend these??YES! I will be ordering again and this time will try and get a few extras for other family members.Yes these are definately for sharing.For birthdays,holidays,or maybe a special thank you gift
Fairy Tale Brownies
would be perfect.

And right now you can Save up to 50%
on select gifts! If you really want to experiance these largely,they also have bulk brownies available! lol...Maybe order some for the office,they would remember this gift.They have 12 great flavors to choose from.Fairy tale also has coffee(which i want to try) cocoa,nuts and more!
TO TOP all this off you can also Add a PERSONALIZED Greeting Card to your gift!
Add a special message or even upload a digital photo from from your computer!

What are you waiting for? go get some fairytale brownies!

I did not recieve anything free for this review,and is my honest opinion of this product.

Have a blessed and safe new year!
Betty R~Starting Again

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Want to win some lilies for 2010? get ready!

Come on in!
I am going to begin 2010 on my blog by giving away a living gift.LILIES for your flower bed this spring.These are licoris radica bulbs,aka red spider lilies.They are easy to grow and beautiful to look at!These bulbs have 2 seasons.In fall they are a green leafy plant,in spring summer they will shoot up into the air about a foot and explode into a beautiful unusual lily.They come back year after year and they do grow new baby bulbs but not quickly.These will not take over easily,and easily contained within a bed.Any other questions feel free to ask or just do a quick google search on lycoris radica...
contest will begin new years day!Any comments to this post will gain you an additional 5 entries!Must be commented on before new years day!and don't forget followers get an extra 2 entries as well!I will be giving away 7 bulbs that should bloom in 2010.depending on how this giveaway goes,i may be adding more ''live plant'' giveaways.

have a great day and don't forget to leave a comment!

This saddens me

hello EVERYONE,thanks for coming by.

I have a lot on mind right now,things i want to accomplish in the coming year.I am not one for new years resolutions,i don't really think i have ever thought on it before honestly.But this year is different.Maybe because i am getting older ,47 now,maybe just because i am unhappy at the affairs of our nation and it's leaders,just things i see around me happen in general.
I am saddened by the turning away from God ,Jesus and the Holy Spirit that people and our nation have done.We stand in awe at all the bad things happening and at how people have become so cruel.Well that's easy,you take good out and bad moves in! and move in it has.I am disappointed in what the president and congress have done,i am saddened that our president is leading people and nations for a one world government and America stands by thinking it is not going to happen.
I am hopeful when i see the smiles on the grand kids and other children and then a part of me cries for so many that does not have arms to hold them when they are afraid,or someone who cares when they hurt.I am saddened by so many parents/caregivers that are abusing and neglecting their babies.
I am hurt deeply by what drugs and alcohol are doing to our families as well as the user.I have always thought i was born in the wrong era..1880 looks better and better than with the exception of being with my family and seeing the prophecy of the bible coming to happen!Just amazes me so many people are blind to it.

I want to be a better mom,grandma,daughter,sister,aunt,cousin,friend ,but mostly i want to draw closer to God.When i do that i will become all the other i want to be.

Have a wonderful day...

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Another sunday in the south~planning easter already

Hi and thanks for coming by!
Church was good today and we had a very nice and fun time in Sunday school but i have fought the most awful headache all day.To the point that i am fighting throwing up as well.This is awful.When Rita came and got the boys i didn't even get off the couch!I was so ,so sick .I fell asleep on the couch after that for a couple hours and Jeff woke me going to town.I ask him to get me some alka seltzer plus,goody powders and a coke.I pray that helps.
The headache is a little better now but still it is there and i am just weak all over.I am stuffy in my head also.I don't know it could be a severe sinus attack..i don't know.i just know it is awful.
Next week we will begin planning our Easter play at church i have high hopes for that.I think it will be a great experience for them and me.Easter is a great time.A time to reflect on what Jesus did for us and to remember he will return.He will return for you and me to save us from all this pain down here.What are you planning for Easter?Besides the church worship and play we have a family and friend Easter party here at the old place.It is always fun,we have dinner on the grounds under he large magnolia trees and then play games with kids and adults and then the big egg hunt for the kids...

Hope your week ahead is wonderful and safe and happy new year!

Betty R~Starting Again

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Grandkid's christmas pics in dixie!Merry christmas from alabama

We had just a good time christmas ,even though it was only by the light coming thru the windows..Yes when santa took off he must have stayed too low down and clipped the light pole!Several blocks,including us at my daughters had no electricity from 5 am till 10 am!lol... i wanted to share some pics of the family..

have a great night all~~~~

Grandson's billy age 7 and kolby age 4..paw paw jeff in some too!

Granddaughter summer leighanne and her favorite christmas present,her baby doll

Daughter Rita and granddaughter summer leighanne
Oldest son Darrell with grandkids billy and kolby

grandkids billy,kolby and summer at my house

granddaughter Charlize Mae..she is in Arizona right now..

My sunday school class at new hope church,our christmas party..i am blessed with our little class

my nephew justin james with great nephew rilee james..yep thats daddy..

summer leighanne going shopping in pajams and her new tutu!!! lol

Merry christmas everyone and A blessed new year ahead!!!!

Santa knocked the power off for 2 hours christmas morning!

Hello everyone!
Hope you had a wonderful and blessed Christmas! We had a really good time and we were blessed in more ways than one.i think my brother said it best when he said there was no reason for the adults to exchange presents we had been given the best present here this year we could have from God.Our whole family as here with the exception of my daughter in law Julie and granddaughter Charlie Mae,they are in Arizona this Christmas with her family.All us siblings and their kids and grands were there with our mom.That was the best we could have had.In this day and time that is a hard thing to come by that we have not been taken away from each other by death or any other thing.It is a blessing indeed and i thank you Lord!
We were at Rita's Christmas morning when kids awoke for presents and Santa flew too ow when he left and knocked out all the power for 4 city blocks in town for 2 hours!So we opened presents by the light coming out of the windows Rudolph was not watching close enough when they flew into the sky from billy kolby and summers house...That story i bet they remember for years,,
The kids were blessed with plenty of gifts and smiles were abound!I do love the spirit of Christmas.We then traveled to my mom's house where we all met and had a bountiful feast of everything we could have wanted..God did bless it once again and the weather was pretty nice too.
I do miss my daughter Julie and baby charlie Mae but they return in Jan. and we shall have their Christmas then...Darrell misses them so and it was sad for him Christmas,i can just imagine....but it is wonderful that they can spend time with Julies dad,sister's and friends there.Merry Christmas Arizona!

Have a great week my online friends..And i can't end this post without saying thank you to all the blogs and sponsor's that helped make our Christmas brighter.i was blessed with several winnings the past couple of months and i am planning a post in the next couple days introducing to these wonderful blogs that i have won giveaways from.THANK YOU ,THANK YOU,THANK YOU!!!!!

~~God bless us all and forgive us
Betty R~Starting Again

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

last minute giveaways around the blog

Are you ready for Christmas? We are and now i am just resting as much as possible .I have been sick for 2 days now and just don't really feel like doing much of anything but sitting here doing what I'm doing! Lol..I do have laundry going but i hang out most of my clothes and the overcast sky today is not helping much.It is damp and dreary in the house,maybe it is just me,and i am just lounging on a ''pallet'' in the living room.The next few days will be hectic so i do hope i am feeling better soon.Today is better than yesterday,i think i may have the flu along with a head cold,,,yuk,,all i can say and please lord heal this...
There are some great Pre Christmas giveaways i am finding so i thought I'd share...
Hope you have a great Christmas and happy birthday Jesus,,,OH! I have started my new blog with Christianity at the core..i hope you like it and if you'd like follow me and I'll follow you back!

Jesus is the peace-my new blog!
remember my giveaway starts in Jan!

Merry Christmas!
Betty Rood
daddyforever-HP TouchSmart 600 Computer Giveaway-hurry over!ends soon

America turning a blind eye

America turning a blind eye to our well being

ok people,now our pets are are putting off more carbon footprint than an SUV!The environmental footprint left by our pets is just way too high!WHEN ARE WE GOING TO STOP THIS NONSENSE AND LET OUR GOVERNMENT KNOW WE ARE NOT THIS STUPID!Dogs eat too much meat and cats eat too much my cat eats the rats that spreads disease ..RIGHT!
so what are we suppose to do,eat them!?
Sometimes ,no a lot of times lately ,i wonder who these people are that are in charge of all these ''new findings''?what planet did they come from?They come up with this this crap for their own hidden agendas and laugh at us at home on how dumb we are are and how easily we can be led to slaughter!WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!!
this IS LIKE THE HEALTH CARE BILL THAT PRESIDENT OBAMA IS PUSHING...they are doing a test on it today and looks like they are going to slam it through for the president tomorrow so he can say it was a success on the state of the union address coming up!Even though the American people are against it,the majority,they are pushing it like we want it and it will be good for us.NO! i DO NOT WANT TO PAY FOR A BABY TO BE SLAUGHTERED IN AN ABORTION..and yes we will when this passes,just wait and see.They are trying to make it look good by giving different states extra money for medicare etc..Who is paying for this people?We are !We will be taxed to death..or starvation one!You better hope you have cattle,pigs,chickens and plenty of ammo to protect your home,family and food very soon!You think i am crazy?Just wait and see.The great America we love is falling fast..Well that's what happens when we move God out,evil prevails!
Have you ever known a time when bills are being passed that the American people are against one behind the other and nothings stopping them?I am afraid nothing short of a rebellion will stop this administration now.And not too mention he is pushing the NEW WORLD ORDER!Don't think so,just google that and you will be floored!
I know all of this has to happen to fulfill the bible,but i also know prayer can hold things off when the time is not right.
This is a scary time for a lot of people and a lot of people are going to be fearful when they find out all of this and more is happening right behind their back...Time is running out to prevent the worse thing this country has ever saw,,,Well maybe not.The native Americans were done this way and America allowed it to happen...I guess we will see it come around on the people again....
PRAYER,and being led by the spirit...only thing to save us from this...
May God forgive us!

Betty r

Thursday, December 17, 2009

MERRY CHRISTMAS and some Giveaways!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~MERRY CHRISTMAS FRIENDS!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESUS~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

GIVEAWAYS----GET ENTERED!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

trying2staycalm has an oreck to give away!want it?then get entered,ends dec 29th
trying2staycalm-Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie Review and Giveaway
hereandthere-win corel!ends tomorrow dec 20th

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Let's BlogHop!

Kolby is still sicky so please keep hime in prayers..i do thank you...well it is just me here tonight so let's enter some giveaways! come on!
God Bless~Betty R


lovetoshopmom-Live GIVEAWAY 6 DIFFERENT WINNERS enter now!

6:52 PM Posted by Love To Shop Mom
So there were several Prizes from the Holiday Gift Guide that went unclaimed, and I debated as to what to do next. So I came up with a plan and contact the sponsors and decided to host a Live Giveaway and Re-Giveaway the 6 remaining prizes. The Live Giveaway will last from Tonight, Wednesday December 16th until Friday December 18th @ 12 Noon Central Standard Time. There are 6 prizes that are up for grabs

Onsie from Trendy Time Tots
Nursing Cover from Trendy Time Tots
Mabel's Labels Mama Cards
$20 Gift Certificate to Upper Case Living
$25 Gift Certificate from Eco Stores USA
Your Choice of Product from Habit Wise
```````````````````````````` Review & $30 Giveaway They have such cool things for grandparents,even nanna items! better get over and enter...

thesuburbanjungleHellmann's Real Holiday Helpings Review & $25 AMEX card giveaway

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

want some GIVEAWAYS? come on in

Only 10 days till christmas!Are you ready,i think i am.Hopefully anyway.I have to mail another package to Arizona for charlie and julie,then i am done. ;)
Several of my presents this year i have won from fellow bloggers,THANK YOU! One great way to be frugal and save a little while at the same time meeting some very nice bloggers and online friends...
Well on a rainy afternoon i can't think of anything better to do,well i could but........Come on and join me while we visit and enter a few giveaways.Pour your coffee,get some snacks and we are off..Yes dear we will be back


Betty R~Starting again

lizzy dears life-Daisy Guitars Rock! win one for your little one-ends dec 15th,today..hurry!

lizzydearslife-V-Smile Motion Active Learning Fun-win it
Tag-Fun and Learning Giveaway
at Lizzy's

For all u Elvis fan's ,one2try ,has Good Rockin' Tonight: Elvis 75 - a remastered Hot 100 of Elvis classics in one beautifully-packaged four-CD boxed set.hurry ends either tonight or the 18th..not sure...
one2try also has up for grabs a chance to try these.Chef's Requested want you to try their products and have generously provided coupons for FREE products. There will be 14 winners! The first 7 winners will receive 2 coupons - One for a FREE package of 100 Calorie Steaks (ARV $8.00) and one coupon for any Chef's Requested Product FREE up to $12.00. The next 7 will get a coupon for any Chef's Requested Product FREE up to $12.00 plus a $5.00 off coupon. Thanks Chef's Requested.ends December 17th

while you are there,just look at the cool giveaways they have!

Current Giveaways

Xtrema Ceramic Skillet (12/26)
EcostoreUSA Gift Certificate (12/26)
J. Winterbower Glass Marble (12/23)
Cook In The Kitchen Mixes (12/23)
Kallari Chocolates (12/22)
Maria's Papacorn (12/22)
Amy's Soups (12/19)
Honey Wafer Baking Company (12/18)enter here thnx honeywafer
Mighty Leaf Tea and Mug (12/18)
Cheap Cookie Cutters and Mix (12/15)

lizzydearslife=Audiovox Portable DVD Player win it
katiesnestingspot-my-storytime-friends-review-and giveaway
nerdlike-12 Days of Xmas – Day 1: Gneiss Spice Custom Spice Rack [Giveaway]!

Red Velvet Cake and Christmas....

Something about this time of year that should just lighten your heart and spirits.Maybe because it is the time of year we remember the birth of our savior Jesus.He gave the ultimate gift.Yes i know this did not begin as that,so what!Now that is what it is and i see nothing wrong with taking holidays and turning them into a time to celebrate Jesus....;) after all the devil tries to take all the good things God did and making them bad...RIGHT!
A fellow blogger came by and ask what was red velvet cake,so i am posting a wonderful recipe on this post for it.My blogger friend is Lee the Hot Flash Queen ,take a moment and go by!
The red velvet cake is yummy and this is the closest online recipe i could find..It is VERY close.If you have not tried this heirloom recipe ,this christmas would be a great time to share with your family.Let me know how you like it.My mom always makes this cake for us and we love it!enjoy...

Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

the cake:
2 1/2 c. cake flour
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 TBSP cocoa powder
1 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. vegetable oil
1 c. buttermilk
2 TBSP (1 oz.) red food coloring
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. white distilled vinegar

12 oz. cream cheese, softened
12 oz. butter, softened
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
3 c. confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 c. chopped pecans (optional)

1. For the cake: Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, cocoa, and salt into a medium bowl.

3. Beat eggs, oil, buttermilk, food coloring, vanilla, and vinegar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until well combined. Add dry ingredients and beat until smooth, about 2 minutes.

4. Divide batter evenly between 3 greased and floured 8" round cake pans. (I only made a two layer cake, so some of my batter went unused.)

5. Bake cakes, rotating halfway through, until a toothpick inserted in the center of each cake comes out clean, 25–30 minutes. Let cakes cool 5 minutes, then invert each onto a plate, then invert again onto a cooling rack. Let cakes cool completely.

6. For the frosting: Beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla together in a large bowl with an electric mixer until combined. Add sugar and beat until frosting is light and fluffy, 5–7 minutes.

7. Put 1 cake layer on a cake plate, level off with a serrated knife, and spread one-quarter of the frosting on top. Set another layer on top, level, and repeat frosting. Set remaining layer on top, level, and frost top and sides with the remaining frosting. Press pecans into the sides of the cake, if desired. **Tip: after leveling cake, turn it upside down to reduce numbers of crumbs. I also did a crumb coat on the outside, let it set for ten minutes, then finished with remaining frosting.
~~~Chill for 2 hours to set frosting.~~~

Monday, December 14, 2009

Christmas Meme ~My time

I have been tagged!Cathy got me! have you been by ladyhightowers aka ''psychic mama''
.NO???? why not?? Well you need to head over and check her out.The blog is full of great post ,insights,inspiration and giveaways.See,now you know why this is one of my favorite blogs.Now it's my time to participate in this Christmas Meme.Looks like it?Then join in and let me know you did so i can come by and visit yours...


1.) Have you started your Christmas shopping?
I am almost finished!

2.) Tell me about one of your special traditions.
I think my favorite is getting the tree.Me and my family go to a certain area very near here and we just walk on the land till we find the tree we all like.It is a fun tradition each year..i also enjoy the cookie baking and going to moms on Christmas

3.) When do you put up your Tree?
This weekend,that way the tree will not start dying on us before Christmas.

4.) Are you a Black Friday shopper?
NO WAY!!!!!!!!!!!

5.) Do you Travel at Christmas or Stay home?

6.) What is your funniest Christmas memory?
When i was 15 my little brother(who has a slight mental problem)cracked me over the head with a stick when i started in the house! yep its funny now... ;)

7.) What is your favorite Christmas Movie of All time?
Rudolph the red nosed reindeer(original)

8.)Do you do your own Christmas Baking, what’s your favorite treat?
YES!red velvet cake and fruit salad...

9.) Fake or Real Tree?

10.) What day (as a Mom) does the actual panic set in to get it all done?
i don't really get panicked,,i guess if i do it would be Christmas eve..

11.) Are you still wrapping presents on Christmas Eve?
no,not usually

12.) What is your favorite family fun time at Christmas?
making goodies and going to moms for dinner

13.) What Christmas craft do you like the best?
ornaments and things i help the kids with to give to their parents,grandparents at church and home

14.) Christmas music. Yes or No, and if yes What is your favorite song?
holy night

15.) When do you plan to finish all your shopping?

Thanks Cathy,that was fun!!!MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!

We would love for any blogger to participate in this meme, even if you haven’t been tagged yet. Heather will go back and add your blog link to the list if you wanna play along.
Just simply copy and paste the questions into your blog, and then answer them.

Then tag 5 or more of your favorite blogs, and leave them a comment telling them they’ve been tagged.

When you post your blog, please spread some Christmas cheer, and leave a link back to Heather at Top Ten Christmas, and the blog that you were tagged by- which happens to be
Betty~starting again

Get on the Giveaway trail with me!

hi friends!
Hope your week is going well.I have another dr.'s appointment tomorrow and wednesday for testing on my heart and valves.Keep in prayers please...
Kolby was sick several days with nausea ,vomiting and fever,he is better now and i hope fully recovered.He was sicky sicky.
Are you ready for christmas?I am ,we will be putting the tree up this afternoon.I use a live tree so i wait a little so it will last through the christmas season without coming to peices.Decorations are up and cards hanged.
We have gotten rain and rain and more rain!That's ok i love it...I have been blessed enough this year t win several great giveaways and i thank you all and God!There is still time to win and get it in before christmas.So if you are in the mood to enter ,come on and trail along with me and let's see if we are blessed today with winning....have a great day guys and MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Betty R~starting again

cutepea is giving away an eco store gc!ends dec 18th, at 11:59 PM/EST

sageandsavvy-enter here and
tony hawk ride give you a chance at receiveing the Tony Hawk: RIDE game for the Wii platform!
sageandsavvy Holiday Spectacular Day 26: T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Giveaway The deadline for entries is December 17, 2009
thanks to
tjmaxx and

www.sageandsavvy Holiday Spectacular Day 27: Frito-Lay "Party in a Pinch" Giveaway

also there win a a $35 Jiffy Lube Gift Card! thank you

torijeanThe Healing Garden Calm Tender Lavender Gift Set Giveaway #2!I so love the scent and relaxation of i really would love to win this set,wouldn't you? so hurry over it ends 12/22/09...good luck!

humanchristian is givivng away a VTech Bugsby Reading System. this would be great for your little one!

momsfocusonline Win AIR-O-SWISS 2055 Ionizing Air Washer/Humidifier {$299.99} ends on Dec30
thanks airoswiss
wovenbywords-glo-bible-review-giveaway ends tonight HURRY!

Saturday, December 5, 2009

snow and giveaways!

Good morning friends!
Yep up bright and early at 5 this morning getting the fire going and brought the heater from the kitchen to the front room till it warms up.I have 3 of the grands in their pallet in the floor,i guess i have ruined them with pallets..They don't ever want to sleep in was the same way when i was small though.I so enjoyed laying in front of the fireplace,go to sleep watching the shadows from the fire dancing around the room.The grands are getting so big.Billy is 7,Kolby age 4,and the girls Summer and Charlie Mae will be 2 in spring.My only great nephew will be 2 in may as well.All 3 of them are less than a month in age apart!How is your Christmas shopping and planning?Most of mine is finished,also thanks to several great giveaways that i won that helped me this year!I also have a small church play that we are working on with the kids.I am looking forward to it.HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESUS!
Such a great time to reflect on what is important to you and where your heart lies.GOD IS FIRST ,THEN MY FAMILY. I hope my life does reflect that ,i truly do.
Snow came very close again ,but alas no flakes to land on the tongue.The kids were so hoping it would come.Maybe a little later on,south Alabama is due a good snow storm.Have not had one since my kids were younger,i think it was in 92.
I am looking over a few contest this morning so i will share.Go enter and good luck!
Have a wonderful day and God Bless!
Betty R~Starting Again

one Latinalicious reader could win a 18×24 poster print of your holiday photo from Online Poster Printing!ends dec 6

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Shoffee Plays Santa- Win a Keurig coffeemaker & More- Ends 12/10

Giveaways Ending Tonight (12/5) at ladybugs soup!Hurry
Ozone Socks
BugNik Designs Felt Food !
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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

8 inches of rain and a few giveaways

good evening friends!
did you get rain?We got over 6 inches of rain this morning in less than 8 hours!Rivers ,creeks,fields,roads,they are full and overflowing!Mom says they are watching her pond very closely today,the pond below her ruptured and was shooting out of a 2 foot hole when i went by this morning.May not be a pond there now i am afraid.I had a cardiologist app. this morning in Enterprise AL,40 miles away,at 8 am .So we left in pouring rain,25 mph winds and was storming.I get there right on time,took twice as long to get there due to weather and rain on roadway just to find out the Dr. had called and told his receptionist to reschedule everyone due to weather!!!!HELLO!!!!!WEATHER???dare they mean what i had just drove 40 miles in to get there????OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO i was so aggravated and disappointed.I am having some problems and really needed to see him..But now it will be the 8Th before i can....
Kolby,age 4 in preschool,his play at school was also rescheduled..I was disappointed in that.He is so excited!When they do it i will post pics.Tomorrow night is Christmas parade in town,we will go meet up with the kids and attend.I enjoy the parade every year with them....
Ok...I have been blog hoppin and i shall share a few with you...get entered and good luck!!!!!
merry Christmas season everyone !!!!!!!Happy Birthday JESUS!

Betty R~starting again

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dealfindingchik win a Texas Waltz Gift Pack Holiday Nut Tin that includes a trio of delightful flavored pecans: Fancy Roasted Salted Pecans, Chocolate Amaretto Pecans, and Honey Toasted Pecans! ($14.45 value!)

aworldonfire The Prize: A signed copy of Tonight of the Living Dead by 400 Lonely Things Craig Varian. Runners up will win a signed poster of Tonight of the Living Dead.

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thanks Popcorn Factory
dealfindingchik win bath and body works!

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Win a Hana Professional Flat Iron & accessories worth $190! ends 12/08

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free christmas 1 gb flash drive

Receive a FREE Recorded CALL from Santa Claus, Sammy the Snowman or Tony Stewart. Can be personalized w/ family members name i have not done this myself,so you may or may not have unwanted phone calls later!i have done it in the past with no problem!

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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone and Billys update

First off thank you faith imagined to take time to comment to billy,he just went over to say thank you himself,he enjoyed reading your note to him and your prayers..He is out and thank God much better.He had viral phnumonia and stayed a day and night in hospital now home with his meds and here with me and kolby in the living room.We had a wonderful thanksgiving but we did miss Julie and Charlie mae whom is till in Arizona visiting with family there and my great nephew RJ whom was with his mom at their house this year.
Everyone else got to spend some good time together and a feast at dinner.It was a blessing to us all.Robert took the kids out to the pond and played a bit then mom went out there and they fished a bit.The wind and cool air held off until after 3~yes!!!!It was nice and warm with the sun shining brightly.I will share a few pics and thanks for stoppin in..Have a safe and blesses christmas season ahead.May you all find a place in your heart and life for our savior Jesus..our friend Jesus..May God bless us all...

Betty R~Starting Again
brother robert took the kids to pond..from lrft o right,robert helping grandson kolby, friend brendon,granddaughter summer and grandson billy

left to right
Jason(step son),son darrell,on steps nephew justin with his girlfriend(forgot her name oops..),daughter rita,friend stacey and his son below ,kyle age 15..

my mom with brendon and billy across the pond..she hadto fish a little with

and my dear daughter in arizona just sent me a pic of granddaughetr charlie mae she took so i get to add her also!thanks julie!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009


Hi friends..
just a quick post i am off to stay with 2 of my grandkids while their mom rita is with my 7 year old grandson Billy.He has been running low grade fever several days now and just diagnosed with pnumonia bad in his right lung.Billy is a little praying warrior for other people now i am asking all of you to please pray for little billy....If you would please leave a comment for him and let him know u are thinking and praying for him, i will let him know,,,,,please do this for my little man....

hugs to you friends and god bless....happy thanksgiving..

betty r

Monday, November 23, 2009

Water is back....giveaways to check out!

good morning friends!
I am so happy to say that hubby finished my water lines last night and i now have how water back in the kitchen!We re ran all lines from hot water tank the only incomplete part is to the sink in the bathroom.He has to work 12 hrs. a day through thanksgiving so that means the water will be in there come Friday.I want to put new faucets in the kitchen ,mine are sooooooooo old,but we will see.With the lines running the floor corners AND our floor being cement...well lets just say it was a slow go.We will pour new cement back next weekend.I still have a mess but at least the water to the bathtub and kitchen have returned,and oh yes..the toilet!
But we have done it all ourselves so all it cost was the pipe and pieces we needed and time.So DIY people!lol
Are you getting ready to cook for thanksgiving or do you eat out?I know a lot of people are doing that now.We will all be cooking and meeting up at mom's good lord Will's as my grandma use to say.I am looking forward to that.I do hate that Jeff has to work that day but thank God he has a job.Stacey and Darrell are still job hunting .I pray they find one soon.
Ok i am off to blog hop a while i will add links below for you to visit as well it will be updated through out the day ..check back this evening and good luck on some giveaway entries!

have a blessed day!
Betty r~starting again


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while there look for these giveaways on left sidebar!

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Sunday, November 22, 2009

sunday school class having Thanksgiving fun and giveaways!

This is our preschool class through age 7!We had a great time today before we enjoyed our Thanksgiving lunch after services.Our class today was Billy 7,Austin 7,Kolby 4,Adam 4 and Summer age 17 months.Rita was there today also.We had fun making their hand turkeys!

giveaways for you to enter listed below!!!!!updating now!


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savingcents-50-partylite-gift card giveaway-arizona only! i am so hoping to winthis for my daughter in law,she is in arizona

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Thursday ramblings and giveaways~holiday help

Good afternoon friends!Hope your week is going well.It is a beautiful day here in south alabama but a bit nippy.I just turned on the small heater for a few minutes to take the nip out of the air.Not quite cold enough yet to use the fireplace.I spent a few days over at my oldest son darrell's house.His wife and baby are visiting relatives in Arizona for a few more weeks.We cleaned some and watched tv.It was nice,i visited my brother robert as well while there ,he lives next door.
Today i am for a few hours any way.So i will share the giveaways i find while online and invite you to enter them as well.There are some super blogs out there to visit with and enter giveaways while there,

have a good one!

betty r~simply southern

I Thode You So. Sports Guys Action Figures Review and Giveaway! Ends 12/3

make sure you enter these while there!links on site..
Win a BusyBodyBook Organizer of your choice (ends 11/24)

Win a $25 Gift Card to ecostore USA (ends 11/27)
sponsor is ecostoreusa

Win 10 Earth's Best Baby Food coupons (ends 11/29)

Win Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes Meal Passes (ends 12/1)

katydidandkid-win a beautiful dorothy apron for the holidays!
sahmsue win a 35.00 gc to jiffy lube!ends November 29, 2009
sahmsue-16 X 20 Rolled Canvas Print Giveaway-enter here
thanks to digitalroom
simplesavingsblog-leapfrog giveaway

mamamichieSmelly Washer Review and Giveaway ends dec 3rd
needcoffee-win robot chicken!

babybix=win late july cookies-ends tonight


thepeachpost-beautiful twig ring giveaway!ends nov 21

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

My granddaughters

My granddaughters summer and charlie mae are only 1 month difference in age,18 and 19 months now!They are such a blessing!

betty r

Wordless Wednesday

Granddaughter Charlize mae wants to make her doggy smell good with her baby Is she not just adorable?

have a good one!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Shoutout!!! Cathy @ Psychic mama!! Thank you

I entered a giveaway over at Psychic mama's a few weeks ago and have been stalking her since ,lol, with extra entries...She had a super Nascar giveaway,with many others, that i wanted to win so badly for my brother,,,GUESS WHAT????
i WON IT YESTERDAY!!My brother will be getting this for his birthday come November the 29Th! Jump Jump! I have also won from her before so i can't stress enough,EXTRA ENTRIES!!!!!
so if you have not been by Cathy's blog,head that way.Super cool chic and a great blog with loads of giveaways!SEE YOU THERE .OH!and don't forget the extra entries....

THANK YOU CATHY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

psychicmama'S GIVEAWAYS!

Alas no meteor shower~giveaway postings!

I was really looking forward to watching the meteor shower last night,but alas! no!The clouds started rolling in about midnight and with that taking any oppurtunity to see the meteors.In came the rain about 4 am this morning and slowly lasted till daylight.So i hope you were able to witness them and hope you saw one for

Hubby's watching some kind of crazy movie on tv so instead of watching i am blog hoppin and that means ,new giveaway post!If you are a little (or a lot)short on cash for the holidays,try entering some of these giveaways and don't forget to do the extra entries!

have a great day!!!

betty r~starting again



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greenasweegrow-thanks for sponsoring this giveaway!

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suburbansavingmama win a mommy necklace these are so pretty!get entered and check out
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i have to add a pic here of my chpice because these are just so beautiful!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Back from church-giveaways and blog hoppin

happy lord's day readers!
hope your sunday is great!We had good worship in church and one of the girls,Judy, donated a nice box of crafts to add to our sunday school goodies,just in time for the holidays!Next week we have our Thanksgiving lunch at church and i am really looking forward to that.I love everyone's cooking and the visiting.
So anyone around south central alabama you are invited to new hope babtist church!!!!We are celebrating our 150th anniversary for the church this that not cool!!!!!

so i am setting on my lazy hiney now entering giveaways and blog hoppin!Come along and enter to win and meet some really nice folks!!!!!

Betty R~Starting Again!

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Saturday, November 14, 2009


My oldest son came by and spent the evening with me.He is heading to ais playing in crestview Florida.They play there often and have a good time.The locals love to go there as well as some of their followers. show where they are performing tonight in one of his bands.Tonight 50 miles north
They have a show next Saturday in Birmingham Alabama,straight jacket 4 Nixon will be playing that show.Darrell my son is the singer as well as guitarist,and my hubby Jeff is lead guitarist,and adopted son Jason is the drummer and john a friend is the guitarist.They are an awesome band.If you have a moment go by and check em out.Let me know what you think.Some of the music is very heavy while they also have ballad like music,which i love!;) If any one would like a CD let me know..I'll get you one out!
straight jacket 4 Nixon!music and info
would mean a lot to me to tell me what you think..good or bad..i love reviews! ;)

anyway now i am relaxing at the computer again..i got 6 loads of laundry done ,yippee..Tried to get most done.I do not wash clothes on Sunday...nope nope nope..i got that from my grandma..She said if you wash on Sunday or new years you will be washing for the dead soon! SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO i stay away from that!!!!!
I will be going to spend a day and night with my son Tuesday and wed. of next week.Try help him pick up around the house and just hang with him.He is alone while Julie and Charlie are in Arizona and i know he misses them badly till they return... to do a few more giveaways...hope you join me..and also if you have a giveaway you'd like to share,please add to comments!!!!!

have a great night friends!

Betty R~starting again


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momstart(enter here) and
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thank you whiplash

Saturday morning is quiet-time for giveaways!

Good morning friends!For the first time in a long time i am not waking up on a saturday with one or more of the grandkids!I am lost people do you hear me....
Strange indeed.Billy has a meeting planned with a pastor in town for a talk.He has an upcoming paper for school(only in 2nd grade!) and he must write it on what he wants to be when he grows up and bilyy wants to be a preacher for God!
Jumping!yea!glory to god!!! I have known as well as others Billy is a blessed little boy of God's and prays for people ,animals ,just whatever!He loves Jesus and after being around him and talking just a few minutes you'd see what i mean.He is a gentle heart with a thought pattern WAY beyong his 7 years!
Anyway he has that meeting coming up with the family friend pastor and will be be visiting another church this sunday and i think Kolby wants to go too.Summer is with the other grandma and my little Miss Charlize Mae is still with momJulie in Arizona visiting with their family there,they will return early December..I miss you girls!!!!I miss them but the times they have there are so very special for them as well as here.I am so glad they are able to have this time together and we all get to mshare in their lives.Darrell is still out of work ,besides his musical jobs parttime.Stacey,daughters fiancee ,has as well been laid off from shut down job.Getting tough but here in the south we are kinda accustomed to things not being simple but a way out always comes if we continue to pray.

So on a saturday morning all along what am i doing?You see Fox news ,blogging,twittering,and doing some giveaways! ;)
Readers if you have not been doing these ,there is still time to begin and maybe get some help with the holidays from them.The key is extra entries in most all of them and pray over them!Yes ask God to bless the works of your hands!We are typing in those entries are we not?If it saves us some money is that not a work?Ok then!

have a great day readers,thanks for coming by and good luck!

Betty R~Starting Again

first off let's head over to nurse mommy(you can click to enter this here!) right now she has the Seventh.Ink for stylish shirts! 5 Winners! This would be a super cool giveaway to win! My fav on the shirts is
Guitar Quadruple Threat,is this not just too cool!Must you must remember i am partial to guitars,being i have 3 musicians in my family,2 being in bands! So make sure you head over and enter and check out all their clothing line!!!! this giveaway ends 11/26

thenursemommy progresso prize pack!win it
twoofakindworkingonafullhouse win a walk in kitchen!
hereandthere Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian DVD Giveaway-ends11/19/09

hereandthere-win Get Healthy gift pack

hereandthere-One winner will receive Karite Shampoo and Conditioner from nuNAAT.

hereandthere-win 2 gallon tin of popcorn!
mommysquiettime-win a 25.oo gc to tjmaxx
“TJ Maxx $25 Gift Card Giveaway over on Mommy’s Quiet Time. Check out the great deals and loads of photos! One person will win a $25 TJ Maxx gift card to use however they want. Whether on Fall fashions, holiday decorations, Christmas gifts or just to buy something nice.”

Zhu Zhu Pet Hamster Giveaway on Mommy’s Quiet Time. Todays hot, new, fun toy for kids. Zhu Zhu Pets offer five hamsters to choose from and loads of accessories to buy for your child this holiday season.”

Friday, November 13, 2009

I'd like to introduce you to Cathy!

Today I'd like to introduce you to an online friend of mine ,i have never met in person,yet feel a kinship for.This is a wonderful,caring site that is represented well by the lady whom owns it!You will enjoy your visit i promise.Her blog moves with all kinds of feelings and post from heartfelt moments and shared secrets to reviews and giveaways for you and i to enter!Make sure while you are there to become a follower and subscribe for her emails as well to keep in touch!
here is the link to her homepage as well as some giveaways she has posted now!
So get along and say hi and have a great visit....Thanks Cathy for such a wonderful blog and thanks for being the kind person you are....


Betty r


Now remember all the giveaways below are at psychicmama's

i will just name the giveaway on links but all are there and just click on the giveaway you wish to enter..have fun and good luck!

A christmas to remember!


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Smithsonian's Backyard-Children's 2-Book Set
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The Only Bake Sale Cookbook You'll Ever Need
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The letters giveaway!

"Sylvia Browne:Accepting The Psychic Torch"Book Giveaway-Brand New1 Winner-ends November 18

photo caption contest

The next one ends tomorrow!!!!! low entries ----HURRY!!!!!!!!!
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choclate fudge giveaway!

outnumbered 3-1 sharing her giveaways!

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thanks to the sponsor
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enter this as well!
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outnumbered3-1 enter to win a jishaku game!November 15th at 11:59 pm.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

prayers for mom please

Prayers please!My mom has a heart valve problem and 77 years old.Her blood pressure went way high this morning so please add to prayers tonight! Thank you so very much.She has a Dr's app. at 9 in the morning will let u know what he says....

Betty r

Giveaways in Bloggvilee and spammers...go away

Good afternoon friends!hope your day is well.Went this morning and saw summer a little while while hubby ran to town.Found out my moms blood pressure is way up,please remember her in prayers if you would.Was just looking over blog comments and saw a spammer had gotten in so i have moderated comments now! Took 10 minutes to figure out to remove the spam comment.
Didn't get back yesterday to adding more giveaways so i shall do that now!Make sure you say thank you to the blogger and the sponsors for putting on these great giveaways!!!

Betty R~starting again

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thebraggingmommy win a hexbug nano ends the 16th!

thebraggingmommy win 2 in 1 Jeep Booster Seat and Travel Bag Review and Giveaway ends 12/19


kindredspiritreviews eco time toy giveaway!Giveaway will be closed on November 24 at midnight

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lifestarringellieandeve 100.00 gc from sams!win it ends nov 16th win a 40.00 gc at homesteadcompany

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Kolby Found BumbleBee!

My 4 year old grandson had a dentist appointment today ,which he did wonderful at,and on the way back he said he found bumblebee!I just had to share the oicture with my online friends!!!!Is my little man not a doll?????????????
If any of you are so gracious as to leave a comment i will share it with Kolby,he would love that!!!He will come say thank you,with nanna's help of course!Thanks friends...

Have a blessed night everyone!!!!!
betty r