Another Daily Prompt post was fodder for today's ramblings on It's Just LIfe. When was the last time you really stood out in a crowd? Are you comfortable in that position, or do you wish you could fade into the woodwork? This prompt was actually a pretty easy one for me.  Last year my sweet hubby took me on a fabulous vacation with the final leg landing us in China, Shanghai to be precise.  It was a work trip for him but we also were able to fit in some sightseeing during the visit. One … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

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Anyone Got Any of These?

  I have my husband on the lookout for this the next trip to China but hey----he doesn't have a lot of time when he is there to shop.  So if anyone out there has a line on getting some of these delicious Oreos PLEASE do not hesitate to tell me about it!!!!  I would LOVE to sample some!!! … [Read more...]

Classy Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

You know that slippery slope??? I think I just found it....in Shanghai of all places.   … [Read more...]

Teapot Tuesday—China Style

On our recent trip to China I found an adorable teapot and cup set.  Red, small, ideal.  I love it and of course Chris bargained with them to get it at a better price.  It was the first sale of the day and that is a big deal ---they like to reward you if it is their first sale of the day....or so they say!!!   Anyway--here it is --straight from China!!!         … [Read more...]

Back in the USA!

If you have seen my blog for the past almost 3 weeks you have noticed that I have been on vacation.  Yep---it was the vacation to beat all vacations.  An anniversary trip of grand proportions thanks to my wonderful and fabulous husband.   I had scheduled posts up through this week in anticipation of not being able to post while we were gone and I am glad that I did.  I will start posting some snappies and thoughts about our latest trip later on this week after all my scheduled posts have been … [Read more...]

How Far Would You Go?

My husband is always on the lookout for great things for me to blog about.  That is how the article below came to my attention.  Now mind you-----I did not write it and take no credit for it but I want my faithful readers to be informed about all things so here you go---complete with the picture taken from the website ChinaSmack. (author is Fauna with original article being posted on NetEase in Chinese) Caretaker licks monkey’s butt for an hour to help it defecate Yesterday, Wuhan Zoo … [Read more...]

Tea Brick Tuesday

Taking a week off from Teapot Tuesday to showcase one of my Christmas presents.  When Chris went to China the last time he bought me a tea brick.  I have always thought it would be pretty neat to have one and now I do!!!  It is almost too pretty to use but I think I will eventually use it for what it is made for!     Want to know more about tea bricks? Check out this article on Wikipedia! … [Read more...]