Thursday, August 27, 2009

Third Coast Comedy

I've never been to Third Coast Comedy.

This local comedy show is family friendly, with affordable ticket prices. They offer family entertainment every Friday with a "Whose Line is it Anyway" type approach. This Friday we are going to give it a try for my husband's birthday. And, this Friday is an anniversary special with FREE tickets!

That I'd like to see.

luxury bathroom

I've never been in a luxury bathroom.

I know they are available. I don't know if I'll ever even see the inside of one. High end bathrooms, complete with golden fixtures, walk in tubs, adorned with phones and high-def televisions! We don't live in that kind of luxury in our every day life, though one day I would not mind giving it a try!

That I'd like to see.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Ocean Treasures

I had never been to Ocean Treasures gift shop before.

Just after crossing the bridge from Corpus Christi (Flour Bluff) to Padre Island, we saw this great looking store front. It is a regular ocean town gift shop, but a nice large one. We loved the way the front was designed!

Inside is clean and there is lots of selection of gifts and souvenirs. We bought shirts, rented a boogie board for the day, tried to buy a chair but they were all out, and even bought a "message in a bottle" for our neighbor who fed our dog. The only thing I wished for was for shower heads outside by the bathrooms. It would have been nice to at least be able to rinse off before heading back.

That I'd like to see.

cosmetic dentist

I've never been to a cosmetic dentist.

I hardly get in to see my regular dentist as I should! Two months ago, I did chip a tooth. Luckily it wasn't bad, not very far down and not much of the tooth. I did not call my dentist at the time, but at my regular cleaning this last month, he noticed and wanted to bond it. I was nervous, but it all ended up being fine. I am thankful I did not have to contact the Plano cosmetic dentist and that my regular dentist had me fixed up within half an hour! I hope that I can keep my teeth healthy until my next check up!

That I'd like to see.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Singin' In The Rain

I've never been to see Singin' in the Rain.

I've never even actually seen it on video! It is coming to a local community theater this month. Weekends beginning Aug. 14 and running through the 30 at the Clear Creek Community Theater, I will have the chance to see this well loved show. Tickets are $7 each, which is still a bargain these days! So hopefully I will get to catch a performance.

That I'd like to see.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

faucet shopping

I've never been faucet shopping.

Since my husband had other things to do today, we didn't make it out today either. We are going to have to replace our kitchen faucet. I know nothing about them except for maybe a few brands. Who knows if I'll end up with a Moen, Kohler or Delta faucet. I don't care one way or the other, as long as the leak is gone!

That I'd like to see.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

financial advising

I've never been for financial advising before.

Now, we have regular appointments with an adviser to help us get our finances in order before our son starts college. We have two years to try to get things in order and the adviser is going to show us the best ways to get financial aid, as well as to save and maybe even invest.

That I'd like to see.

acne treatment

I've never been to get acne treatment.

I was pretty lucky as a teen not to have too much trouble with acne. But my husband did and now my son struggles with it too. He uses a gel prescribed by our doctor to help keep it under control. He also uses an over the counter regimen daily. He has tried many different things, but right now, these are helping to keep it a bit at bay.

Since everyone is different, it's hard to find something that will help control each individual's acne. Looking at information about many different products can help make a decision, but it often comes down to having to try a few to see what works best for your skin. Then, you can find the best way to keep your skin acne free.

That I'd like to see.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Mechanical Turk

I had never been to Mechanical Turk before.

I saw this in a magazine. It is run by and is a list of small tasks that can help you earn money in small increments. There are loads of tasks that pay from .01 to a few dollars. They are very small and easy tasks, from identifying pictures to finding definitions to answering surveys. The pay is very small but adds up if you have some time to spend each day doing small tasks. It looks like you are paid in gift certificates which is great for those who love online shopping. I am going to give it a try and see if I can earn a little extra money.

That I'd like to see.

get a lawyer

I've never been to get a lawyer.

Which is something to be thankful for. I know folks need lawyers for a myriad of reasons. Some need worker's comp lawyers, Mesothelioma lawyers, divorce lawyers, custody lawyers, civil rights lawyers, personal injury lawyers and a host of other things. As for me, I am very happy to say that none of these issues have ever arisen in my life. And I would love for it to stay that way!

That I'd like to see.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

virtual school

I've never been to a virtual school.

I have heard of these online public schools, but only recently have any become available in our area. They are a way to get a free public education while at home. Teachers are in place, with the parent being a learning coach. Books, schedules and supplies are all provided free of charge. The ones in our area are available for students in grades 3-8, with one school having just added ninth grade to their program.

My two nephews are now enrolled in one of these schools. They have nice new books and all supplies were sent, including paint, jump rope, science kit and music kit! My daughter wants to enroll as well. There is no room at this school in her grade. We are now looking at another one available. Maybe they still have room for a student her age.

That I'd like to see.


I've never been ticketless for a trip I was about to take.

We have some friends who were to depart overseas this week. They are older and a bit nervous about the extended flying time. But when they called to confirm their flight they found their tickets were never processed! They were literally not on the flight, they were ticketless!! Needless to say, this put a real damper on the whole trip before it ever got started. There were other problems that precipitated this current ordeal, but they eventually got tickets and left only one day later than planned.

In their quest to scurry and rebook their trip, travel info was of prime importance. Normally locating as cheap airline tickets as possible would have been a higher priority. But as the departure date was close at hand, finding cheap flights was not their main concern.

After much grief, they were able to reschedule their itinerary. They did have to change airlines along the way, but were off yesterday. We are awaiting word on their safe arrival.

That I'd like to see.