Monday, August 30, 2010

Please forgive me

I have gone far too many days and not written you guys, Life is a changing around the Hilliard household. I am going to explain this without a lot of detail .... I promise to write a full on blog about this extreme time of my life but this is just going to be a catch up thingy .... 3 years and some change ago I was having a party at my house for a girlfriend of mine that had just arrived from arkansas. We ran out of cigarettes (I dont have that nasty habit anymore) and I needed a 2-liter. I didnt want to go but my daughter Heather didnt want to drive alone ...ended up Heather driving. I in the passenger seat and my son Taylor in the back seat behind me. We went to cross the interection to the store and was struck by a drunk driver who tried to drive off. He had just left work where he ask to have the night off so he could sleep enough (He worked thirds) to attend his 1st DUI hearing the next morning. Well real quick Heather got banged up with a sprained ankle and Taylor had his arm tore up really good. I was in a coma for 11 days lost a spleen and spent the next year in and out of the hospital 3 operations and a staff infection later I begain the healing process. Well last week we finally signed the papers on our settlement. My kids are well took care of ...Heather is buying a house and Taylor's college is done .... Me and Robert got enough to pay off our bills and do some much needed repairs on this house and maybe a vacation ...I havent had one in 14 years ...the last 3 years I have had no cell phone and no car these things are about to be fixed (thank you lord) So all this week has been about getting all our ducks in a row and paying people off while dancing in front of them ...I have given many an office worker a good laugh but this is a big deal for us .... many people go for the frame and fortune and all I have ever dreamed of is less bills and a working fridge .... oh I forgot to tell you the 18th of this month our fridge died quitely in the middle of the day. So now we are using the little dorm fridge that was in Roberts shop. But the blessing now is that the labor day sales are about to happen and we are going to blow electronic express off the but well thats all its just been really busy and I have been dedicated to my working out. I think I might be building a muscle... either that or I strained something and its just swollen... but I would like to think either way that its possitive rather than negative.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

I Hate Spiders ...Why? Why?

I hate them so much .... I hate them because I will kill myself getting away from them. The hairy lil monsters can be on you for hours and you never know.....spiders are ninjas..... evil little ninjas that creep me out so bad.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Driving and Cell phones .... People let admit it you cant do it!!

I got up this morning did my usual routine. Kid on bus. (Check!) Husband at work.(Check!) Jill at the gym. (Check!) I had just three places to stop and run errands and then home. I got behind 3 women that were too busy talking on their phone that they couldn't be bothered to either drive the speed limit or pull all the way into the middle lane to turn and the last one went to turn and apparently she could finish her turn due to the riveting conversation she was having. I am not going to lie to you and tell you I suffered these idiots in silence.... oh no no ....there was screaming and waving of hands ( I did resisted the urge to flip some of them off. Yes hello my name is Jill and I suffer from road rage.) and blowing my horn at them. Then as I was headed to wally world ... our light changed from red to green and I like the guy to my right took off and this lady that was getting into the turning lane on the other side of the light just kept coming into my lane .... I look and there is a lady late 30's with a cell phone to her ear and she is trying her best to read something being held by the only thing navigating this huge SUV. Finally she sees me and the phone falls from her ear and both hands hit the wheel and she swears back but still left her in most of my lane so much that I had to let traffic clear so I could go around her vehicle. I am having that wordless conversation with her .... Me hands in the air yelling words that only I can hear and her no where to go with that sheepish look on her face til finally she just looked the other way til I sped off. People please let us except the fact that you guys cant drive and talk at the same time... I am sure there are a few exceptions to the rule but not enough of you to make any kind a difference because to they out number you. Now I have actually seen a cop in Murfreesboro Tennessee my hometown driving and talking on his cell phone and the only thing I had with me was my piece of junk camera and I asked my son to film him but my son wasn't still enough to catch him.... but this is a fact that if our men in blue don't abide by the this law themselves then they sure aren't going to arrest anyone doing it. Oh but my find fellow blabbermouths that cant wait 3 minutes to call their girlfriends and tell them that they have found a sale that cant be missed .... (I call out women because as many times as this has happened to me it has yet to be a man) .... anyway if you EVER make contact with my car while you are on that cellphone .... please let the police know that you don't need an ambulance that you need a special doctor to remove your phone from your backside!!!! I have spent two years healing from a drunk driver and I refuse to endure anoughter idiot without any thought for anyone other than themselves. So please understand my rage in this matter.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Craigslist: Friend or Foe?

This weekend Jamie and I headed out to our weekend Yard sales ... We drove all over town and the yard sales either a) sucked B) sucked or c) Really sucked. Now this makes me start to wonder.... Is craigslist killing my favorite summer activity? Are people putting all my potential treasures on craigslsit for the fastest and highest bidder. Heavens I hope not. This would kill my very soul. We even took a break and ate breakfast and went back and nothing what is happening. Well I will not post pictures of my finds because all that I came out with was a few shirts that I purchased at the very first yard sale ..... and Jamie I think got a hoodie. These are the days that send us how empty handed and sad. But I still have 14.00 left in my purse unused yard sale money for next week.

Jamie and I are plotting at Yard sale adventure to Brentwood Tennessee where all our rich people resides. We figured we would relocated and seek adventures in far away lands.

I also realized one other fact is that I have to obtain is a camera phone because trying to take pictures at other peoples yard sales with a regular camera just makes you creepy McCreepy. I got a few with the excuse that I was wanting to show what ever it was to my husband when I got home but that only goes so far. I need a camera phone and then I wont even have to ask I can just shoot away. Well what can I say the name of my blog says it all I probably wont ever get my stuff all togeather ... but we are always trying and that is all that matters

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Hornet on Hormones

Well it was fam off to the races .... then My daughter Heather came over for a haircut via momma. Lord was she in a funky mood. Then .... we went to the garage and there was the largest hornet I have ever seen in my entire 43 years


My weapon of choice!

Here it is kissing its butt goodbye.

Non-curled it was a little over a inch long.

That is so gross!
I know that I will catch
grief for killing it but neighbors
it was this thing or me and I picked

Nature 0
Procrasinista 1



No applause just throw money!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

I finished a project today and it almost killed me.

Lord help me .... see this is why I dont finish any of my projects. They stress me to the utter most of my being. I swear to you that 90% of the day was running around in a panic. My mind kept floating away from me ...

I swear to you once my inner voice even convinced me that I needed to go paint my

toes and I got out the nail polish and everything before I realized what I was doing!
And here it is all done!!!!

But I hung in there and I finished the Bible reading poster for my girls I teach on weds. night at our church. So instead of doing 3 projects a day I am going to lower my goal to one a day and if I finish more than one ...well you can bet that the world is coming to an end. I watched two hours of daytime T.V. today something I never ever do but it was because I was chained to coffee table where I set up shop to work on this poster.... No wonder women are so messed up ... Their shows are mindset toward those women who spend 3 hours in a tanning bed and have their nails done every other day, You know the ones that dont spank their kids and have their kids in 12 afterschool activities. They give women instructions on how to find and trap a man. How to bleed that said man to death after the catch.
My brain hurts afterwards. I really wasnt meaning to sit and watch it ...I just needed background sounds because if give me silence and I start hearing things and get paranoid. Note to self lets just turn the radio on when we work.

"Back to School" means "Back to the Gym"

Remember in my post "I think my husband is fatting me up" Well when I said that me and Ashlee were headed to the gym ... Well that is where we were for about 2 hours and 20 minutes. I am not going to tell you that this day was horrible and that I almost died because like always when I go to the gym after a long sabbatical this first day is never the problem. Its always the day after the one where my loving husband has to roll my sore butt out of the bed because I dont have the nerve to. I got there like 30 minutes before Ashlee because I poke my husband out of bed early because he is always slow at getting ready. This one morning he was like 10 minutes and ready to head out the it got me there too too early ... I hopped on the Elliptial for 25 minutes and 56 seconds before Ashlee got there so when she got there I starting talking to her and ended up on it for like 45 minute and when I went to get off my legs were like jelly. Then we did 12 arm machines and hit the treadmill for like 15 minutes. Then we rewarded our self with healthy choice of Subway! Take that Robert no lunch for you my man!! Haha foiled again. But it was nice hanging with an adult again...grown-up conversations and everything.
Ashlee's Goal Gift: ( the present that you buy yourself once your set goal weight is aquired) is a full steam punk outfit corrset and all. It got me to thinking what is going to be my GG??? Something to think about!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

I think my husband is fatting me up !!

O.k SO I totally forgot last night when I came back from dinner to post this bit I have to tell you something ...

I THINK ROBERT (*Husband*)IS GOING TO EAT ME!! Like for dinner!

I had a really bad emotional day know ladies everything pisses you off and you want to blame it all on your husband or your kids ...yeah you know, well we had a talk because of all the bad habits my husband has he is a awesome partner and when I get really crazy like yesterday he sits and talks me off the cliff.
Well I was almost at the end of pouring out my soul and I was commenting on how I really need to lose all this weight that I have gained when my loving and caring husband looks at me and says "Thats great honey but we are still going out to eat tonight" So it was at that moment that I started fearing for my life .... not only did we go to outback for steaks and chicken we stopped in at Krogers and got Ice cream, donuts and cinny-bunns good heavens. I went to bed miserable last night I was so miserible I couldnt even sleep ....but I guess I havent hit target weight yet because I woke this morning to see anoughter day. Belive you me that I am keeping my eye on him.
This isnt an isolated thing I was at Walgreens today and my friend Ashley was there and of course this is Tennessee so we have to Jaw for serval minutes and apparently her fiance Shannon is doing the same thing to her so both of us are headed to the gym!!

anyway night guys this time for real.

Purging ..... Things that are good for my soul!!

Well today we got up at 7 church at 8:30 Got all of Taylors school supplies read the title folks I am not joking I wait always til I only have like less that 24 hours to get it done ..then something in me kicks into high gear and with the help of the Lord almighty ...I prevail somehow. Being in that crunch gives me a high and when I come out of smelling like a rose, well to me that is the ultimate high! I got that high at about 10:38 this morning at Wally- World.

Once I finally got everyone home I informed my loving husband Robert (God love him) that we were going to clean out of underneath the Huge dresser that we refer to as "ole Bertha" and under our bed well we purged the hell out of that room and somehow for me I can breathe better when I know that everthing is in its place ... Robert had sinus problems so I know he just loved the hell out of this day. I figured that it beat the 100+ heat outside .... I even forgo the thought of mowing our lawn because #1 it is hotter that crap and #2 because of the heat the grass hasnt grown any. It blows my mind when my neighbor are out there mowing absolutely nothing blowing up dust because there is nothing else. Dumbasses. Now here I sit in my craft room that now houses all the shit that I didnt know where to put ...I need more organizational skills I think or a match...OOooo a match!!

Fire we travel this werid life of mine you will uncover that I am a massive fire bug Pyro nutcase and why my house hasnt burned to the ground a couple of time is just the good graces of the Lord. Now I have to leave you great folk and go call my daighter who I totally told her I was going to her house and cut her hair and well .... maybe tommorrow ..Yeah tommorrow hopefully it will always be there ...night folks

"Six Conversational Habits to Ditch Today."

O.k. guys I came across this page that was titled


It blew me away because out of the Six I am total guilty of 5 of these.


This scared me!


1.Focusing on Your Inner Monologue Instead of the Dialogue in Front of You

2.Double-tasking While You Chat

3.Cutting People off Mid-Sentence

4.Fishing for Compliments

5.Throwing off Compliments with Self-Effacing Remarks

6.Seeking Attention by Complaining About Your Life


Number 4 is the only one that I dont do ...which I dont understand that

one if you have number 5 .... I am always putting myself down all the time

I couldnt imagine fishing for someone to say something nice to me because

then I would have to blow whatever they said nice about me out of the water .

I know that my real mother giving me up to someone else is the reason I have

incorporated these habits and thats great that you spent an hour telling me I

need to quit these habits there a list anywhere of "how" You quit doing

these things to yourself when they are old deep rooted habits...what is the

blueprint on undoing these self destroying habits?

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Yard Sale Rules

Sry guys this week we will be skipping the Yard sales due to lack of money and because that money that I am lacking is having to go to school stuff. So instead of Yard Sales today I am going to state a few of what I consider Yard Sale rules some will be for the person hosting the yardsale and some will be for the yard sale customer. Please if I have missed any let me know and I may list them .


*Be neat and clean this doesnt cost you any money just a little effort
and organization skills.

*Dont put out dirty or stain clothes dont pile all you clothes on a tarp,
even if you cant hang them sort them and fold them into neat piles.

*Price items saves time ... Your time!

*NO UNDER GARMENTS: dirty or clean new or used this is just gross and
makes me get in my car and leave because you are nasty! (things that make
you go ewwww!)

*Porn or adult items (Yes I have come across this) lots of people hit these
yardsales with there kids. Be kid friendly... its common sence people, but
if you didnt know, you do now.

*Over priced items: Come on people it is a yard sale not a consignment shop
and I dont care how much you gave for it. I really dont want to pay much
as you did. This is why I am here at 7:02 in the morning .... it is used, sell it as such!
Seems like you are trying to pay a huge house note with your sale.

*Dont walk around hounding me to buy something like some sales person in a
department store. I have left a many of a sale because of this.
Do not have your over zealous kid trying to hound me to buy stuff like a salesman it isnt cute and it makes me want to kick him.

*Have more than one table of stuff or donate it to Goodwill. There is nothing
worse than driving several miles and there is not even anything to look at!!!


*People lets talk about signs.

First off STOP USING the thin paper like "POSTER BOARDS" They get a little moisture on them that early in the morning and they fold up and then we cant read where you are located ... You are not getting customers and are not making any money. Take the extra few dollars and buy the thick poster boards or use a piece of plywood.

*What to write on these signs.

*Write everything the same size because if when I pass it all I can read is Yard sale well some people just arent willing to get lost. Write yard sale or garage sale or patio sale ... whatever and then write what day(s) and then the street name.

*Dont list the items for sale it just junks up the sign use good handwriting if you dont have it ask someone else to write the sign.

*Also have someone hold the sign up and walk about 20 feet back and make sure that it is readable to someone far away. You might even want to drive by it at a slow speed just to see if it is readable.

*Once that sign has been attached. then at every turn or even if its a long drive arrows with the same color that was on the main sign comforts me the yard saler that I have not gotten lost and I am headed in the right direction .

*On the main road sign fly a few Balloon this is a sign to the customer "congrats you have arrived" Yeah its goofy but either you want to make a couple hundred buck by the end of the day or you dont.

And Please Please Please dont be lazy and not remove your Yard sale sign.. I am a firm believer that these people should be publicly hung but others have told me that that kind of thinking is a little extreme.... Yet I dont think so. I think there should be a fine at least for these people.

Yard Sale Customer:

Do not think that we have forgotten about you!

* Respect the seller and being in their yard.

* Put your cigarettes out before you even touch a toe on their driveway.

* Dont block driveways , not the yard sellers or their neighbors

* Dont walk in the Yard Salers neighbors Yard.

* Haggling is o.k. but when the owner say No ..... No means No here too.

* Dont try out any items unless you have the premission of the owner.
O.k. thats all I got now. If I see more I will add them... thank you for you time and good yardsales.