"I'm just a Country Mom blogging about {my} small town country life"


June 13, 2013

Back in the Saddle Again!

Good Afternoon Everyone!

I know I have broke away from blogging for forever now. I think I just got burnt out and needed to focus a little more on providing for my family. I know I have thrown up a few post here and there, but I'd really like to start branching back out and getting in touch with everyone again!

So, what's been going on out there peeps? Anything new and exciting? Leave me a comment and let me know! I feel like I have missed out on so much! I also feel like I have gained so much!

My husband and I have started up a new business! It's pretty exciting! Are any of my fellow bloggers into the paracord? That's what we are doing! I'm loving it so far! I love to challenge of making something new and just having fun!

If you want to check out our page, here's the link:  Mid-South Paracord Products

I'm actually hosting a giveaway right now with my good friend Kellie over at Kenli Bows. I'm sure you all remember Kellie. I did a giveaway for her back several months ago! She really loves all the exposure my blog has given her! We make a great team!

If you would like to enter our giveaway for the items pictured above, please go and "like" our Facebook pages Kenli Bow & Mid-South Paracord Products and be sure to share The Giveaway Post on your page! That's all you have to do to be entered! Pretty simple, huh? That's the way we like it!

I'll catch up with you all later in the week! It feels so good to be back!

From my front porch to yours,

May 14, 2013

New Beginnings - Bring on Summertime!!

Hi everyone! I know it's been forever and five days since I last blogged! Early summer is always a real "fuss" around my home! I'm sure most of you understand and are in similar situations!

So, what's new with me??

Logan's winding down another school year! It's so hard to believe my baby will be in 5th grade next year and at a new school! Time sure does fly!! My husband has been working hard on his State Certifications and just got back from another long week away testing! As for me, I'm still doing my Scentsy business thing and I've picked up something new that I can't wait to share with everyone!

I'm now a Distributor for Saba/AMS Health Sciences! They have a variety of products to promote good health and to just overall make people feel better and things like that! So far, I'm really loving it! I joined primarily to be able to start on their energy supplement, A.C.E! It really works! Most people think of it as a weight loss pill which it's not! It will help you lose weight if you take it and are active; but it gives you so much energy that you burn calories and shed unwanted pounds! I've almost been on it for a month and I've lost 6 pounds! I'm pretty sure I'm losing more inches now than anything else because all of my clothes are fitting more loosely than before. It makes me feel so good not to be sleepy during the day and to be able to rest at night without waking up in a fog! I'm sure you know what I'm talking about!!

I will try to introduce some of their products on my blog this week! If you'd be interesting in trying out A.C.E, please let me know! We have 2 pack sample packs that are $2 or you can get a full 60ct bottle for $60. I only take one capsule a day so a bottle will last me 2 months! I think it's a great deal! You basically name your price at $1/capsule. So, if you didn't want a full bottle but wanted more than two, I can hook you up that way as well!

Here's my Facebook page for A.C.E! Please help me spread the word and get new fans!!!

Embrace Your Day with ACE by Demi - Appetite Control & Energy Weight Loss

From my front porch to yours,

February 26, 2013

It's a Scentsy Day!

Hello to all my wonderful blog readers. I know it has been a few days since I got a post up. I just wanted to apologize for that! I have been extremely busy working with our Boy Scouts for their Pinewood Derby next weekend and doing family things! I have also been a little under the weather! I wish it would make up it's mind whether it wants to be hot or cold. That would help a lot!!!

I have exciting news!!!! I debated and debate on this for several weeks before I finally made a move, but I'm happy to announce that I'm now an Independent Scentsy Consultant!

I have always loved the Scentsy products and so does many of my family and friends! I will be sure to keep my blog up-to-date with specials and promotions so that everyone can join in and make their homes wickless and safe!

If you want to go and check out my page, here's the link Scentsy Fragrance and here's the link to my facebook page Demi Spencer Independent Scentsy Consultant!

I look forward to seeing everyone around and getting some orders in! The new Spring/Summer catalog starts March 1st! If you'd like to place an order or for me to mail you a catalog, let me know!

From my front porch to yours,

February 22, 2013

The Blog Worshop: Online Blogging Conference

Hello friends! I hope you all are having a wonderful day!

My focus in today's post will be about our significance in the blogging community. I'm not sure talking about the things we share, I'm also talking about the things we write and how our image as bloggers come across to our readers and companies that may potentially want to sponsor our blogs. Those are amazing feats for any bloggers. We all dream about being known in some way whether it's for our crafts, our deal seeking, our photography, or just the pure satisfaction in sharing our knowledge with others.

I know that sometimes, I feel like I have hit a brick wall and don't know where to turn. I get discouraged and fear that my blog will sink if I can't come up with something new and refreshing for my readers. Do you ever feel that way? I'm sure that most of you have at some point or the other. In my search for ways and ideas to keep my blog fresh and full of content, I ran across The Blog Workshop

What is The Blog Workshop you may ask? It is a three day online conference for bloggers and vloggers. The course will provide you with information to help you take your blog/vlog to a higher level and in turn give you a fresh outlook on making your staple in the blogging world! They have a great agenda lined up for everyone {be sure to check out the sneak peek below} as well as some truly awesome speakers from IZEA, Blog-Trends, The Blog Frog and more! You can find out more about the agenda and speakers by clicking the links to view their respected pages!
If you are like me, you don't have time to attend an out of town conference or you may have a job to where it makes it impossible to attend! That's the great thing about The Blog Workshop ... it's 100% online. No driving. No hassles. No fuss. Just you learning how to give your blog that much needed edge! Are you excited yet? I hope that you are! You can register for this event by clicking here!
Now, all you need to do is mark your calendars for the dates of May 17-19, 2013 and attend this amazing event!

Thanks to the Indiegogo Campaign, you can also get discounted tickets for the event! Be sure to check their campaign out if you are interested in attending but need a little help in doing so!

Did I mention The Blog Workshop also offers grant and scholarship programs? If you would be interested in learning more about these, please follow the links to learn about their grants and scholarships.

I hope to see you all at the conference! I'm stoked and ready to have a blast learning how to make my blog more beneficial to my readers, companies, fellow bloggers and myself!

From my front porch to yours,

February 20, 2013

Vicks & Honeywell Winter Blues Giveaway

Welcome to the Honeywell & Vicks Winter Blues Giveaway. Hosted by Stay a Stay at Home Mom with co-hosts Mom 2 Bed by 8 and Free Makeup and Beauty Samples.  Sponsored by Honeywell & Vicks.

One lucky winner will be able to chase away the winter blues this season with a Vicks GermFree Cool Mist Humidifier,
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From my front porch to yours,

February 19, 2013

The Tuesday "Catch-Up"

Oh my goodness everyone! Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone's weekend was absolutely fabulous! I know I have been on a blogging hiatus, but I promise you that I am refreshed and ready to go! I took a break and ended up going to visit my husband while he was away for school, and we took some much needed family time together. It was really hard having him away the week of Valentine's Day so it was wonderful to be able to go to him and have fun in the big city!

We did many things while out in Clarksville. I visited a fun and funky flea market villa with Nathan's mom while he was at school on Friday. I got some really neat items! I'll take a moment and share a few of them with you! I really love how items "find" you! You just have to be in the moment and open your eyes! That's the best part about places like this one, no two booths are the same. Each one has a theme all its own!

Don't you just love the how you never know what to expect when you go shopping in a flea market/thrift store atmosphere?  I love all my little finds!

Nathan and I ended up spending our Saturday going to visit a few other stores his mom told me about that I absolutely loved! We also had the opportunity to try out our new camera! That was such an adventure! I will be sure to get those pictures uploaded this week so you all can enjoy our photography!

Before I end today's post, I would like to share with you my amazing Valentine's gift! I was fortunate enough to be able to pick this out myself {even though that was not my intention at first}, but I'm glad Nathan ended up waiting and letting me find this gift ... it's almost too perfect!

I have always loved charm bracelets! This one holds very special meaning to me! I'll take a second and explain the charms to ya! I'll start on the left side: a kitty in honor of our cat Precious, a round bead with the February gemstone in honor of our Wedding Date and Valentine's Day, a love charm in honor of our love, the Celebrate Life charms that came on the bracelet, a little boy charm in honor of Logan, a round Mom charm in honor of me being a mom, and a puppy in honor of our dog Chloe!

This bracelet is absolutely perfect for my life! It sums it all up and there's plenty of room for more charms as our life together expands! In case you are wondering, this bracelet is the Celebrate Life bracelet from the Hallmark Collection. We purchased it at Wal-Mart over at the jewelry counter!

Be sure to come back tomorrow and be part of my huge announcement and career adventure!!!!

From my front porch to yours,

February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day!

Today, I have decided to take a break from blogging 
to allow for some holiday cheer!
I hope everyone has a great Valentine's Day!

This is my little buddy Lucas showing off his Valentine Box
we made last night after church! 

Here's some pics of Logan opening up his presents this morning! 
He was really excited and got some great stuff!!!

This is how I plan on spending my day, curled up with a good book and a movie!

From my front porch to yours,

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