First Day of School

Today is the first day of school for my little ones’. The day started just fine. They woke up right away, got ready, ate breakfast and off we went. They git situated easily in their classrooms. Logan was playing it cool like any second timers. He went straight to his chair and started playing with the play doh that was waiting for him there. Izzy on the other hand was the all-excited-giddy one. She was quick to drop her thinges when she got in her classroom and went straight to the play kitchen area. I didn’t even got a chance to take a picture of her.

First day of school. Aug 24, 2015

First day of school.
Aug 24, 2015

After we took them to their class, hubby and I went to the front office to straighten out Izzy’s enrollment issue. It took us 3 hours to get it fixed but I’m glad it was done and over with.

Right now, I’m enjoying the quite and my much needed rest. I had one of my horrible migraines last night and was really worried I wasn’t gonna make it at my kids first day of class. But God is good and I’m alright now.

Here’s to an awesome school year for our kids! Cheers and God bless!


Keeping The Gutters Clean

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The gutters of your home help to direct the flow of water from the top of the home to the bottom. This can help keep the roof in condition. Sometimes, debris can block the gutter system. There are companies that can help with cleaning your gutters to ensure that there is a system that is flowing smoothly. Several gutter cleaning service are available everywhere. If the gutters aren’t cleaned on a regular basis, there are a few issues that could arise.

Staining from the water that sits in the gutters can be more of an appearance issue instead of a maintenance issue. However, if you want to keep your home looking the best that it can, you should try to keep the water from standing for long periods of time so that there aren’t any streaks on the material. If you have wooden areas on the side or the top of the home, water that sits in the gutters could cause the wood to become soft. The wood could then break, leading to more damage on the home. Leaves and small sticks can accumulate in the gutters. This debris can weigh the gutters down and possibly break them away from the home. Pests and mold can also accumulate if water is left in the gutters. Common pests are mosquitoes and ants.

“Just Because” Springtime Flower Ideas

flowerSometimes it is nice to give flowers to someone for no specific reason. Spring is a beautiful season, and there are many different beautiful, seasonal flowers that would fit the bill for this type of gifting perfectly.

These beautiful, fragrant flowers always awaken the nose before they are seen. They can fill a home with a relaxing floral aroma as soon as they come into the room. With the wide variety of colors and their attractive flower bunches, they are a classic springtime flower.

Tulips generally are not the go to flower for special occasions; instead, they are more affordable flowers that are abundant in shops and perfect for a surprise bouquet. They do not have much of a smell, but they are beautiful in table settings, windows, and on side tables. There are tons of shades and colors, from bright springtime colors to light pastels and dark, deep shades.

Calla Lilies
Calla lilies are also another common flower used in spring bouquets. These flowers have an air of romance about them, commonly making their way into mid-spring weddings when the weather is just beginning to warm. The standard white calla lilies are simple, yet stunning.

Giving someone flowers for no apparent reason is a wonderful way to brighten that person’s day. There never has to be a reason to give flowers; it can be done “just because”. Find your flower at florist shop Sydney.

Marriage on the Rocks

Is your marriage falling apart. Do you feel like the end of your marriage is imminent? If this is the case, you should be proactive and start to look for a divorce lawyer to handle your case in the event you do indeed get divorced. Where divorce is concerned, you do not want to wait until the last minute to look for a divorce lawyer. You want to already have your ducks in a row if the time comes that you feel divorce is your only option. If divorce is unavoidable, you need experienced lawyers, like the ones working at Cordell & Cordell, to protect your rights and assets. Here is how you can go about finding an experienced divorce lawyer.

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1. Consult with people you know who have been divorced

With the divorce rate as high as it is, it should not be difficult for you to find several men who have been through a divorce. It is no secret that men have to face an uphill battle when they get divorced. In the vast majority of marriages, they are the primary breadwinners. Therefore, men have much more to lose than women do. After you find several men who have been through a divorce, talk to them about the lawyer who represented them. Ask the men if they are happy with the representation they received. Find out how well the divorces went for the men you talk to. Did they need to pay a lot in alimony? If they have children, were they awarded custody, or an acceptable amount of visitation?

2. Search online for divorce lawyer reviews

The Internet is chock full of reviews for various lawyers. You should be able to easily find many reviews of divorce lawyers in your area that were written by former clients. These reviews will give you some information regarding the quality of legal representation you can expect if you hire that particular lawyer. If you notice that a specific divorce lawyer is receiving many great reviews, be sure to set up a free consultation.

3. Schedule some consultations

Once you have chosen a few lawyers that look good to you, give them a call to arrange a consultation. This will give you the chance to discuss your case with the lawyer. He or she will tell you what you should expect during the divorce process. You will also discuss how much the lawyer will charge.

Dream Backyard

A cozy corner paradise, a zen escape, a homey backyard, a fun play yard. Whatever your dream yard there’s always one out there for you. Most families dream of one were their kids can have an enjoyable play. Complete with the basic playground necessities like a swing, slide and of course the fort. Not every yard have a tree so a fort will do. But for the ones who do not have kids, an array of choices awaits. I personally would want a vegetable backyard. I’d make a vegetable garden in every inch of my yard. Ha! A mini organic farm. But since I have kids, we have the playground necessities. I still have a garden box, but not big enough though….

Someone I know want the zen escape. She does yoga so it is understandable. Knowing where to put things to maximize the use of space is the key to get that dream yard of yours. it could function into many purpose and not just for yoga, for example. Strategic putting of things can also doubles it as a great place to gather with friends for barbecue among other things. It will be a wonderful place for you to enjoy and for your friends as well.

Perfecting your Outdoor Space

Motherhood and College

One month and two days, that is how long I have embraced the role as a student. Another title added to my long list of talents and roles. Life as a student/mom/wife has been challenging. Juggling up housework, motherly duties and school homework has not been a walk in the park. My foresight has failed me. I thought it would be a piece of cake. Nonetheless, I love everything about being a student. A long time ago, I was a careless and non-driven student. My grades and my schooling did not mean much too me. Right now, I have all the inspiration and motivation in the world.


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Be Your Own Boss


Are you looking for a solid career that will pay you good money and does not require at least four years of college? Are you stuck in a dead end job with no hope of advancement? Are you tired of working for your current boss? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might want to consider pursuing a professional barbering career. There are many advantages to being a barber. One of the biggest is how quickly you can get started making money. You will not need to go to college for many years, getting yourself tens of thousands of dollars in debt. Here are some of the many reasons why being a barber is a good career choice.

1. The ability to work in fashion or entertainment

Skilled barbers are always in demand, but not just by the general public. The fashion and entertainment industries always need barbers to make their models and actors look great on camera. While you will not be able to get one of these coveted jobs right after you graduate from barber school, these options will be there if you gain enough experience and develop a solid reputation as a barber.

2. Great job security

It is no secret that the economy these days is very tough. Many people are having a hard time finding a job, even though they have a lot of experience in their particular industry. However, you will not need to worry about this if you become a barber after graduating the Ron King Academy. Barbers can always find work very easily. This is because every man needs to have his hair cut at some point. Since every person requires the services of a barber, your services will always be in demand.

3. Work for someone of employ yourself

When people first receive their barber’s license,, they usually start their career by working for someone else in a barber shop. However, if you are someone who does not like having a boss, you do not need to work for someone else forever. You can take out a loan and open your own shop, where you can keep all of the profits for yourself. If your barber shop is successful enough, you can also open additional shops and start a franchise. This is usually accomplished by attracting investors who want to back you financially because they believe in your talent.