Friday, April 4, 2014

Ultimate Blog Party - #UBP14

Ultimate Blog Party 2014
Howdy y'all and welcome to my corner of this blog world.  I'm glad you stopped by.  Sit down for a spell.  Let's get to know each other.  I'm busy rockin' out and checkin' out all the fantastic blogs linked up to the 2014 Ultimate Blog Party hosted by 5 Minutes For Mom.

As you can tell by the big header I'm owner and operator of Heck Of A Bunch.  I've been posting whatever and whenever since May 2009.  That's almost five years, yo!  Most of my posts are product reviews and giveaways.  If you have a hankerin' to win you some stuff, check out the top left hand side of my blog for all my active giveaways.  There's no limit to how many you can enter or how many you can win.  I also throw in frequent posts about coupons, discounts and deals, and family ramblings.  The last five years of my life have been posted on here for the world to see, but mostly for me to look back and reflect and see how my family has grown.

Speaking of family, I have a husband, six kids, a dog, and a cat.  Hence, the "Heck Of A Bunch".  Allow me to introduce us:

Me and Jason have been married eleven years.  We are a blended family, which means six kids but none between us.  Almost like the Brady Bunch.  He works as a Certified Auto Technician and has a passion for drag cars and all things rough and tough.  I work the graveyard shift as a 9-1-1 Dispatcher, fielding calls and directing the correct emergency crews.  I recently joined the local roller derby team and learned that at the age of 37 my body hates me for it.  I started out as a derby girl, but recently took on the role of referee (that's another post I still have to write).  

Emma is the youngest, at 11 years old.  She's involved in Girl Scouts and volleyball.  She enjoys music and mood swings.  

Adam's our 14 year old.  He definitely doesn't put up with anyone's crap (he lets no one pull one over on  him) but he has the biggest heart ever.  He's my right-hand man and hangs out with me a lot.

Logan is 15 and his passion is sports, sports, sports.  His roster includes Track and Field, Cross Country, and Basketball.  I don't see a lot of him because of sports games or never ending practices.

Allyson is 18 yoa and majoring in graphic design.  Country music, muddin', and big trucks are her thing.

Juliann is the 13 year old.  She's a hippie girl at heart and likes a lot of things her big sister Allyson does.

Shelby will be 20 years old in just a few days.  (Excuse me while I wipe away the tears)  She works two part-time jobs and goes to community college, majoring in social work.  

So, there you have it.  We're a large family full of insanity and frenzy.  Love it and wouldn't change it.  

Enough about me, tell me about you.  I'm all ears.

17 comments:

Masshole Mommy said...

I've been seeing these posts over the past few days and I love getting to know everyone a little better.

Jenn said...

You have a beautiful family. I love seeing these photos.

VickeC said...

We too are a blended family,,we have been married almost 11 yrs..we have 6 kids too!I had 2 and he had 3 and we adopted a foster daughter as a teen,,our kids are,,39,35,33,31,29,22 we have 13 grandkids,,none of they know they are anyones "steps"they are all treated the same an we are Mamaw and Granpa/papaw to them,and we adore all our kids and grandbabies

Cher said...

Wow roller derby, I wouldn't be able to do it either! Now I have the Brady Bunch theme song in my head :)

Thanks for visiting me for #UBP14!

Beth Green said...

Thanks for visiting! It's nice to meet you and your family! Sounds like you all have a lot going on. Never a dull moment, huh!! #UBP14

Paula @ Beauty Through Imperfection said...

Fun meeting you through the party! Looks like you have a wonderful family! :)

LivingforGod said...

It's nice "meeting" you and your lovely family. You have a nice blog here. Thanks for visiting my blog (http://fivesavedbygrace.blogspot.com/)!
~Urailak

alissa apel said...

That's so cool that you both came together with kids. That's neat to meat all of them.

Bonnie Way said...

Hey, thanks for dropping by my blog! :) It's cool to meet you and your family - you sound like a fun bunch. And wow, you have a tough job! :)

Clare - The Super Mommy Club said...

wow - 911 dispatcher must be a tough job - but you have a great family to come home to.
I hope you're enjoying the party.
Here's my party post if you'd like to stop by my place http://www.supermommyclub.com/welcome-ultimate-blog-party-ubp14/

Stacie Branson said...

Wow, you do have a heck of a bunch! Thanks for stopping by during #UBP14. Have fun!

Lana L. said...

Dropping in from UBP14. Love your site - your family is beautiful! I'm a brand new blogger with two teenage sons and I'm having so much fun meeting other moms in blog land. I will be back to read some more...rhttp://twoteensandtheirmama.blogspot.com/

Anitra Elmore said...

Great to meet you, your blog and your awesome family!! Happy #UBP14 to ya. Thanks for popping by my blog.

Alexis AKA MOM said...

I love all the pics and info on the fam :)

Anna Pietrocola said...

Hi Terra– I’m stopping by from #UBP14. Its nice to meet you...Great blog name! I am a newbie to it and to the blog party. I am a mom and have my own business. Stop by my blog (http://spaglo.blogspot.com/201… & Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/spagl… if you get a chance. Have a great day!

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Colorado Mountain Mom said...

Hi Terra!

So sorry it took me this long to come see your site... I got sick last week during #UBP14 - boo!

What a great family. :) I can "hear" your accent through the way you write, and I love it! Fun site, and even though I host giveaways from time to time - I love entering them, too. So I'll be back! Happy to find you, thanks for stopping by my blog.