Grandma status


This weekend my daughter-in-law Brittany gave birth to my newest granddaughter. She weighed an even 6 pounds and was only 18 and 1/2 inches long. They named her Keegan Joy.

I was very pleased to hold her when she was only 1 hour old. She was very alert and hungry. The new mother is nursing her, this will give her a great start in life. Keegan had a touch of jaundice but is doing much better now.

The picture of Keegan below is before she had her first bath. she is only one hour old.




This weekend my oldest son was married. They planned it to be a small ceremony on a small budget. They proved that by carefully planning they could achieve it with a small amount of cash; starting their life together without debt.

When they started planning the wedding Jessica, now my son’s wife, was getting frustrated because she was running into roadblocks every time she priced things. She was realizing the cost of just little details were outrageous. I explained to her that she needed to write everything down that she thought she needed for the wedding. Then, I told her to take one item at a time and ask herself, how important is this to ME, and cut costs accordingly. Through this process, she was able to cut costs dramatically. She found out that the dress was very important to her, but the flowers were not; the reception was important, but the cake was not. Your wedding is about you, not what others think it should be. Jessica and Edward were very pleased when all their careful planning resulted in the wedding of their dreams.

This week


This week had both good and bad for me. The good was that I went to two concerts at the Wayne County Fair; I saw Luke Brian and Ronny Milsap. The bad part was that I have been sick since Tuesday.

The concerts were good and we had fun at the fair, walking around looking at the animals and watching the 4H kids show their animals. Oh, ya and Saturday we had to scoop ice cream for my husband’s work at the fair too. Every year Joe’s place of work volunteers to scoop ice cream in exchange for advertizing. So, that’s where we were Saturday from 1 to 3 o clock; chocolate, vanilla or moose tracks anyone?

Other than going to the fair those 2 days, I have stayed at home and done homework (in-between sneezing and blowing my nose.)

I am ready to graduate, I really enjoy college but I think that having a job will be easier!

Hey All!


I am a full-time student, mother of 3 grown men, presently a grandmother of 1 and 2 more on the way (I am so excited!), My work background is in farming and sales. I have had jobs selling produce, pizza, insurance, dog fences, Avon, Xango, Reliv, and so many other things I can’t remember.
I will be graduating in the spring of 2011 with a associates degree in Technical Communications.
My goal is to write grants and blogging.