Are you happy? Well you must be 33 years old. That’s the ultimate happy age. In the survey they asked people who were over 40 and the answer came up 33. I’d say 28 but that’s just me. Why 33 because you’ve matured but you’re still energetic and fun, your life is starting to come together and so is your family. I guess at 33 your still hopeful and haven’t been beaten down by the man. That’s kind of sad really. My goal in life is and has always been not to become a jaded bitch. And most importantly not to let the man beat me down! Freedom! I digress, so at 33 you’re still pretty fresh and you’ve finally figured out the smooth moves in the sack. This is amazing 70% of these people asked said the magic number is 33! The golden year! Almost 20% of people said childhood and a small handful of people said the college years. So no matter where you are in your life try to tap into your inner 33 year old and don’t worry be happy.
Today is my lucky day and probably yours too. Chocolate is good for you at least today. A new study finds eating chocolate can make you skinny. That is a moderate portion of chocolate but moderate 5 times a day. I guess if you deprive yourself from things you love like chocolate is bad and chocolate provides antioxidants that also help slim you down. But don’t forget the moderate part. The best amount is an ounce the best kind dark chocolate. And now popcorn is supposed to be amazing for you too. Put down the broccoli and pick up the bowl of popcorn. Popcorn doesn’t have vitamins but also has an antioxidant called polyphenols that help your heart and fights aging. And popcorn is an unprocessed grain too. With that said I think it’s popcorn and chocolate today for lunch.
The Hunger Games opens this weekend. What a scene. The story is post-apocalyptic future in a country formed after the ruins of North America. I love what Jimmy Kimmel said the other day, why does the future always have to be so depressing? He’s right it seems like we always screw it up. What that says to me is that what ever we’re doing we’re doing it wrong, because if we were doing it right we wouldn’t have a post-apocalyptic future. Anyway I just started reading the book. I like to read the book first then check out the movie. I’m alittle late on catching onto the Hunger Games but at least caught the buzz a month ago so I wasn’t completely blindsided by all the hype. Now the concern about the movie is the rating PG-13. Of course it’s PG-13 the whole premise of the story is 24 people from the 12 different districts fight to the death with only one last person standing. Guess what death is messy. And killing each other even messier. There’s machetes, swords, blows with bricks, spears to the chest, arrows and even necks getting snapped. Messy, right? I can’t wait to finish this book. It is a quick read and then sneak off to watch the movie, maybe a matinee. But I think when it comes to my kids we’re going to see the Lorax!
What’s next? Just heard some preschools are thinking about banning Duck, Duck Goose and Musical Chairs because there’s winners and losers and it hurt’s kids feelings. Oh. Too bad so sad. Is that harsh? That’s just going too far. Don’t you just love musical chairs? It’s just the best, but then again what about 4 squares. Then there’s Rock, Papers, Scissors. That’s fun too and Dodge Ball and perhaps my all time favorite kick ball. The problem is there are winners and losers and every game has them, even Monopoly, which kids new and old still love. Although I do remember getting pretty mad during a Monopoly gam and it usually happens when you are losing and you feel like people are picking on you. There’s no doubt is sucks to lose and it’s way better to win but such is life. As Tom Petty says even the losers get lucky sometime. Today could be your lucky day.
I’m kind of disappointed to hear this but only about half of us will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year. That seems impossible. See even if you’re not Irish, I’ve always felt everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Just luck everyone is Mexican on Cinco de Mayo and everyone is French on Bastille Day (well maybe not). I’ve always celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. It’s easier to wear green than to get pinched all day. The way most of us who are celebrating will celebrate is to wear green. Cooking something Irish is also a good way to celebrate and there’s always going to the bar and drinking green beer. All of the above! So with all that said I’m glad St. Patrick’s Day is on a Saturday and I’ll be having black and tans instead.
I’m a little disappointed with this too. How can it be true? Of all the religions (or non-religions) Catholics are not the biggest drinkers. What? That’s impossible. I guess Atheists are the biggest lushes, followed by Agnostic. I guess questioning caused you to drink and with the bronze medal of drinking the prize goes to the Jews! Got to love that Manischewitz! Finally the Catholics come in then the Hindus and Buddhists. Mormons come in last. Guess Mitt Romney will be raising a glass of green lemonade today. Mormons don’t drink.
What ever religion, what ever nationality, Happy St. Patrick’s and may you catch a leprechaun today and may he lead you to your pot of gold.
This is the best plan to be smart. All you have to do is get a decent night sleep, a little exercise and get slightly drunk daily and you’re set and smart. I love this plan. Actually this is my lifestyle. Well everything but the sleep. I could use more sleep. How about you? How much are we supposed to again? Is it 8 hours of sleep a night? Well good news you really only need to get 7 hours of sleep a night to perform better. I know my day is directly connected to the amount of sleep I got the night before. Sleep is the greatest and don’t forget napping, which is also awesome. Then there’s a little exercise. That means at least one day a week. What the hell and I’ve been slaving at the gym day after day and all I had to do is work out one day a week. Actually I have a new workout plan and that’s not working out to fool my body then when I start the one day a week it’ll just jam into gear. Slackers unite! And the last is the best start drinking. People should drink at least one or 2 drinks a day to stay smart. So the moral of the story is the best thing you can do for your brain is to get sleep, but not too much, get a little exercise, but not to much and get slightly intoxicated daily. Have fun!
God bless the person who invented spanx! I am a huge spanx fan. I really am a huge black tights fan but before spanx the tights used to stretch out and droop. No one wants droopy tights, if you know what I mean! Anyway the fact that spanx also sucks it all in too with out the eating right and exercising aspect also rocks. Now it’s come out that Sara Blakely, the women who created spanx is the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire. Wow she’s only 41! Forbes magazine just came out with the world’s richest list and good old Sara spanx inventor made it. I guess there were younger female billionaires but Sara made her money she didn’t inherit it. I love her story too. She started spanx in the late 90’s when she was 27. She used 5 thousand dollars to start the company. I guess spanx would never had happened if she was frustrated by not getting her first job. Sara tried out to play Goofy at Disney World but she didn’t get the job because she was too short so due to that rejection we got spanx. Thanks Sara, thanks spanx and for the record spanx are also make in the USA. Love it all the way around.
It is good to be alive! Today is not a good day to die unless you a 24 year old Sri Lankan man who decided to try a crazy stunt. He decided he wanted to break the world record for longest time to be buried alive. I guess he called the Guinness but they didn’t even come out to cover it because well to be perfectly honest they don’t want to encourage others to try this. In other words don’t try this at home. What would cause you to even try this? Is it the comfort and warmth of possibly being back in the womb? I know when my son and I visited Florida my son decided he wanted to be buried in the sand. I helped him and he was pretty buried but not buried enough that he couldn’t get out and at least his head was free, but trust me you couldn’t pay be to be buried in the sand. Well depending on how broke I was…….but you definitely couldn’t pay me to be buried alive! Seriously.? Anyway this dude with his family and friends helping put him in a wooden coffin then buried him in a 10 foot grave. 61/2 hours later they dug him up and guess what he was dead…duh! The moral of the story don’t try to break the record for longest time buried alive. Remember it is a good day to be alive. Cheers!
Fashion can kill you. It’s true and certain fashions are worst than others. I guess wearing a Tie is bad for you. Although I’ve not worn a tie it seems uncomfortable and now we’ve found out it’ll kill you if it’s tied too tight because it could reduce the circulation to your brain. That’s not good. Skinny jeans are bad too. Tight pants can cause digestive problems and lower back pain. High heels will kill you too. Anyone who had fallen off her heels knows heels can be deadly. The word is now heels can cause bunions. Now bunions aren’t pretty. Flip flops are on the list too are even worse than high heels. I guess the problem is when you’re walking in flip flops you’re clenching your toes which jacks up your feet. And the last reason fashion kills is your handbag. I know mine is full and heavy. The heavy handbag is bad for your back alignment. Your handbag should weigh no more than 10% of her bodyweight. If you weigh 120 you handbag should be 12 pounds or less. You do the math. Fashion is pain and now it will kill you.
So I’m off to St. Joseph’s Cathedral Gift Shop to buy a St. Joseph statue to bury at house to get out home to sell.
So here’s what I’m going to do:
St Joseph is mostly common buried upside down facing the house. Some say
that this tradition goes back from what is called the "degradation of the
saints". At that time the tradition was that you threatened the saints by
burying them and with that saying to the saints "I will keep you with your
head down in the dirt until you sell my house for me".
Now days, the tradition to bury a statue of St Joseph is still the same, but
it's not very common to threaten him, instead we pray to his good will and
pray that he will help us with a fast, smooth and profitable sale.
You can read more about this tradition and different ways to do it on the
articles section. Also read the testimonials from people who have already
bought, buried and sold their house with Faith and St Joseph.
Here is a great article about how and why you should bury a Saint Joseph
statue - How to Bury St Joseph
St Joseph statue - Burial instructions
* Bury the statue in the yard, the exact location varies, most common is in
the front of the house. Favorable spots are either close to the "For Sale"
sign or close to the road.
* Bury the statue upside-down, facing the house.
* Pray to Saint Joseph when you are burying him and keep praying until the
house is sold.
* But the most important part is to have faith all the time, in Yourself, in
Your Sale and in Saint Joseph.
* After your house is sold you should to take him with you to your new home
and put him in a place of honor.