K-cups

So lately I’ve just been purchasing whatever k-cups are available at the grocery store. So I’ve tried folgers vanilla biscotti and folgers Colombian. Both are very good.
I love big cats coffee but I just can’t justify spending $75-90 on coffee to get free shipping and if I don’t spend that much shipping is like $9…. Making it not worth it.
Although my expired cups bought from eBay are still yummy even eBay couldn’t bring the cost down in most cases to make it worth it so for now so i can have some variety I will go to the local grocery stores and walmart for my k-cup fix…..

…… Ohhhh got an 18 pack of tully’s kona blend at walmart for $9 on clearance instead of almost $12.
Seems as if walmart is going to start carrying more variety of k-cups!!

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Three feet

Can anyone tell me what kind of tiad this is? This is my little friend named 3 feet as he/she has 4 legs but only 3 feet.
3feet eats dead bugs, live bugs, hermit crab food pellets and sometimes even dog food…. Weird I know!!!
3feet shares a large habitat with 3 medium sized purple pincher hermit crabs.
I noticed one day that the crabs’ food bowls was practically being licked clean and the fact that I saw 3feet in front of our smack cricket buffet for the crabs and then the smashed cricket buffet disappeared rather fast (over night 10-20 smashed crickets gone)
So I’ve bought dried meal worms, dried shrimp and dried blood worms and mixed these together to get a good variety. I also go out several times a week to look for worms and Rollie pollies.
3 feet has gained a lot of weight once being hijacked from the wild.
I feel guilty… But now what can I do besides do the best I can.

The shell beside it is where I put the food. 2 hrs prior to the picture it had 3 frozen worms( harvested from outside today,), hermit crab powder food and dried meal worms.

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Absolutely hilarious

I did not write this but it is sooooo funny!!!

WARNING: BEFORE you read this, go use the restroom… & DO NOT have liquid in your mouth…just in case. 🙂 Pocket Tazer Stun Gun, a great gift for the wife. … A guy who purchased his lovely wife a pocket Tazer for their anniversary submitted this: Last weekend I saw something at Larry’s Pistol & Pawn Shop that sparked my interest.. The occasion was our 15th anniversary and I was looking for a little something extra for my wife Julie. What I came across was a 100,000-volt, pocket/purse-sized Tazer. The effects of the Tazer were supposed to be short lived, with no long term adverse affect on your assailant, allowing her adequate time to retreat to safety…?? WAY TOO COOL! Long story short, I bought the device and brought it home… I loaded two AAA batteries in the darn thing and pushed the button. Nothing! I was disappointed. I learned, however, that if I pushed the button and pressed it against a metal surface at the same time, I’d get the blue arc of electricity darting back and forth between the prongs. AWESOME!!! Unfortunately, I have yet to explain to Julie what that burn spot is on the face of her microwave. Okay, so I was home alone with this new toy, thinking to myself that it couldn’t be all that bad with only two AAA batteries, right? There I sat in my recliner, my cat Gracie looking on intently (trusting little soul) while I was reading the directions and thinking that I really needed to try this thing out on a flesh & blood moving target. I must admit I thought about zapping Gracie (for a fraction of a second) and then thought better of it. She is such a sweet cat. But, if I was going to give this thing to my wife to protect herself against a mugger, I did want some assurance that it would work as advertised. Am I wrong? So, there I sat in a pair of shorts and a tank top with my reading glasses perched delicately on the bridge of my nose, directions in one hand, and Tazer in another. The directions said that: a one-second burst would shock and disorient your assailant; a two-second burst was supposed to cause muscle spasms and a major loss of bodily control; and a three-second burst would purportedly make your assailant flop on the ground like a fish out of water. Any burst longer than three seconds would be wasting the batteries. All the while I’m looking at this little device measuring about 5″ long, less than 3/4 inch in circumfere nce (loaded with two itsy, bitsy AAA batteries); pretty cute really, and thinking to myself, ‘no possible way!’ What happened next is almost beyond description, but I’ll do my best. I’m sitting there alone, Gracie looking on with her head cocked to one side so as to say, ‘Don’t do it stupid,’ reasoning that a one second burst from such a tiny lil ole thing couldn’t hurt all that bad.. I decided to give myself a one second burst just for heck of it. I touched the prongs to my naked thigh, pushed the button, and… HOLY MOTHER OF GOD. WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. WHAT THE… !!! I’m pretty sure Hulk Hogan ran in through the side door, picked me up in the recliner, then body slammed us both on the carpet, over and over and over again. I vaguely recall waking up on my side in the fetal position, with tears in my eyes, body soaking wet, both nipples on fire, testicles nowhere to be found, with my left arm tucked under my body in the oddest position, and tingling in my legs! The cat was making meowing sounds I had never heard before, clinging to a picture frame hanging above the fireplace, obviously in an attempt to avoid getting slammed by my body flopping all over the living room. Note: If you ever feel compelled to ‘mug’ yourself with a Tazer, one note of caution: There is NO such thing as a one second burst when you zap yourself! You will not let go of that thing until it is dislodged from your hand by a violent thrashing about on the floor! A three second burst would be considered conservative! A minute or so later (I can’t be sure, as time was a relative thing at that point), I collected my wits (what little I had left), sat up and surveyed the landscape. My bent reading glasses were on the mantel of the fireplace. The recliner was upside down and about 8 feet or so from where it originally was. My triceps, right thigh and both nipples were still twitching. My face felt like it had been shot up with Novocain, and my bottom lip weighed 88 lbs. I had no control over the drooling. Apparently I had crapped in my shorts, but was too numb to know for sure, and my sense of smell was gone. I saw a faint smoke cloud above my head, which I believe came from my hair. I’m still looking for my testicles and I’m offering a significant reward for their safe return! PS: My wife can’t stop laughing about my experience, loved the gift and now regularly threatens me with it
1 hour ago near Tampa

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Children

Hey I’ve been elevated to another level of parenting! Yeahhhhh! I’ve managed to unglued my children from the TV…. However, at the cost of now they are glued to preschool games on the iPad….
Soooooo we’ve tried one vice for another…. But at least they are interactive!

Yesterday, was My oldest’s first preschool teacher conference. The teacher only told us what we already knew. He isca stubborn child who will only do what he wants when it interests him. If the teacher wants him to try numbers or letters or patterns but he doesn’t want to then he’ll just say I don’t know and won’t even try!!! Arrrrhhhhhhhhggggggrrrraaaa!
What to do?????

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My oldest

My oldest threw a mega tantrum before school today. Is something wrong with him? Not just today, but in general? Is it me? My personality affecting him? Is it the new surroundings? Is it genetic? What is wrong?

My youngest is copying him… Or is my oldest copying my youngest. My youngest is 2 1/2….

I’m so overwhelmed! These fits break my heart….

Dude the toad

Well my last toad…Aka 3 Feet is getting huge… Actually/he/she (?) is fat
He is a weird toad. I noticed he ate the dead smashed crickets (the escapees a while back) i put for the hermits, so I tested my hypothesis that he was eating dead bugs by buying freeze dried meal worms and putting them in a shell dish. At first he didn’t eat them but when I added hermit crab “tiny nuggets”, the next morning the dish was clean!
Now those of you who have hermits know that the crabs eat very little… Very little…and after 2 weeks of meal worms, crab nuggets, random bugs, snails, worms and dog food 3 Feet is fat and seemingly content.
However, this seemingly slightly omnivorous toad is starting to make me question my assumption that he is an American toad. He looks like an American toad but everything I’ve read says that toads are hunters not scavengers and that they need prey to move (BUT that American toads have been known to steal dog food…)
I’m just debating on whether he is an American toad or a cane toad. Cane toads are very omnivorous and that is the only reason I question whether my toad is American or Cane.
Maybe his injury (loss of foot) caused him to be an opportunistic eater? Who knows…. All I know is that he eats dead bugs, live bugs, crab food and dog food…. I’ll post a pic soon.

(I have not checked for grammatical or spelling errors)

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Purpose

I feel like I’m choking on grief right now and I can’t fathom why. There hasn’t been anything sad going on in my life. Things are good. Sometimes I feel like I have no purpose, no reason for being but I try to remind myself my purpose is to be the best mom for my boys. I have value as a mother…. I just see no defined direction in my life right now and I feel lost……