Hello dear readers! I thought I’d let y’all know there’s a new video clip up on Shellie TV. It’s a Toilet Booger story I shared with the Cowgirl Convention in Tyler, TX!. I hope y’all enjoy! Do feel free to share and warn your loved ones of the dangers lurking out there. Hugs, Shellie
Hey y’all! Addressing Valentines Day was not on my agenda when I woke up this morning. The ATS Bellerina Czars are camped out here while their mommy sees some clients and I’ve got to leave for a speaking engagement this evening. It’s not that I haven’t been thinking about the potential for a Valentines Day disaster, and what I could do to help y’all avert it– a certain commercial has been troubling me for days now. I just couldn’t seem to find the time to stop and chat with y’all about it. Until, THE EMAIL, the one that crossed my desk this morning, the one that warranted my hitting the brakes. Belles, make sure your Bubbas see this. Bubbas, please pay close attention. I’m here to help you avoid the land mines other people (evil people) have placed strategically before your well-meaning hearts. Let us begin with a certain commercial. Perhaps you’ve seen it. In it, women (gorgeous women who appear to have enough sense to pour water out of a boot with the directions on the heel) are all going ga-ga with delight when presented with life-size teddy bears from their Sweet Thangs. How can I say this? THEY ARE ACTRESSES. Money has changed hands to create this impression of good will. To be fair, it is possible that your darling is holding onto hope that you’re going to give her a six-foot stuffed animal, but the chances are slim, my friend. Slim, I say. I wouldn’t chance it unless she has given you a clue, some sort of freight train subtle hint like, “Darling, please give me a six-foot tall teddy bear for Valentines Day. Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee!” I think it is criminal for companies to take advantage of y’all during times like this when you know you should do something but you don’t know what that something should be. One of my readers mentioned to me that her ex (hold onto that thought– her ex) once gave her shiny new side mirrors for his truck on their first Valentine’s Day, so I realize that y’all can be easily swayed when time is short and you are desperate. And that brings me to THE EMAIL I received earlier. I know it’s only hours away but should the following offer fall in your inbox Just Say No! Word is The Bronx Zoo has 58,000 Madagascar hissing roaches, many of whom aren’t named. (Tragic, isn’t it?!) For a $10 donation, you can name one for your sweetie and send her a certificate of honor about her very special friend. This is wrong on so many levels that I was almost at a loss as to what to say to y’all, but seeing as that has never stopped me before, and because I care about my readers, I want you to know that gifting your little love bug with her own namesake roach could end the strongest of romances. There are other traps out there, guys, but I felt like these were the most explosive. I’ll see you on the other side….
Hey y’all! I’m in a full out run today after a weekend of lovely chaos and tremendous celebration! Shall fill y’all in on all the details this evening on ATS LIVE! I hope you’re planning to join me today. I’m looking forward to spending an hour with y’all LIVE and introducing y’all to a great friend. My special guest today will be Jonathan Wiggins, senior pastor at Resurrection Fellowship in Loveland, Colorado. Jonathan and I go way back and though the miles might separate us now, our hearts are forever knit. His church has close ties with my own and his lovely wife, Amy, is the daughter of my precious pastor, Bro. Don Boyette! Don’t miss this one, y’all. Jonathan and I will take a walk down memory lane that is sure to me…uh….memorable– yeah, that’s it– (among other things!) and then I want Jonathan to tell y’all a very special story that is sure to reach deep into your hearts and inspire you to live the Jesus you love. Okay, the details schmetails remain the same. ATS LIVE airs locally on AMTalk540, KMLB. You can listen LIVE through your computer or smart phone by following the ATS LIVE slide on the homepage. As always, you’re invited to share the fun through the live chat on my All Things Southern Facebook Wall during the show. What? Will there be a give-a-way drawing today? Why, yes, because I love you and I do enjoy spoiling you rotten. (You can enter by leaving your pretty please in a comment here or on the ATS Facebook Wall.) That’s it for now. Much to do before then. See you on the air! Hugs, Shellie