Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Ward Halloween party

Megan as Cleopatra. She looks just amazing

Ashley the second place winner over all in costumes

Aunt Mckensi, Megan and Ashley. We love our bestest Aunt

Maddie the Cowgirl with the missing cowgirl hat.

Lexi our sweet little Butterfly

Our ward did a really cool Halloween Part tonight. Kensi came and did the girls hair. She did such a good job and the girls felt awesom.They had a blast. Ashley got 2nd place over all costume. Kerry dressed up in his Ducati Leathers and I was the Nurse. We forgot to get pictures though

I was tagged by Kristin to list 6 random things about myself
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1. I am really afraid of having a boy. I am scared of the diapers and toys.
2. I have always been afraid of not having a friend. Starting in elementary I was sure I did not have any friends. I always think people are just being nice to me not really thinking I am a friend.I am very unsure of myself in that departmen.
3. I have lived in St. George my whole life. I went to be a nanny in New Jersey and only made it a week. I was to homesick
4. I would love to be in a play. I don't want to spend the time doing it though
5. I love to make people happy.
6. I love to buy shoes for me and the girls but we seem to never have them on or we wear the same ones every day
I Tag anyone that is reading this

Monday, October 27, 2008

Pumpkin parade

After quick baths the kids came and posed with there newly carved pumpkins. Megan wants you to guess what hers is. (hint Blank of the carribean) She would like you to leave your guess in the comments

pumpkin carving

Here is Kerry the king of carving. Isn't he cute?

Maddie and Lexi the little independent ones. They have to take the seeds out themselves

And last but not least Megan and Ashley the pros that can do it themselves

We are having a blast right now carving pumpkins. Just thought I would give everyone a little peak into our world tonight at the bang home. Hopefully we can show the finished product but I got to get back to Family night

Saturday, October 25, 2008

a little common sense

saw this story, really makes it easier to understand why everyone cant get everything for free, some one some where is or will pay for it, it is real easy to think that if the government provided everything for us like free health care life would be great, but if everyone thought that way we would all be sitting around waiting for a handout and there would be no one to pay for it-hence the term-keep working, millions on welfare depend on you.

*by: David R. Kamerschen, Ph.D.*Professor of Economics, University of Georgia
Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100.
If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this:
The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing.
The fifth would pay $1.
The sixth would pay $3.
The seventh would pay $7.
The eighth would pay $12.
The ninth would pay $18.
The tenth man (the richest) would pay $59.
The ten men drank in the bar every day and seemed quite happy with the arrangement, until one day, the owner threw them a curve. 'Since you are all such good customers, he said, 'I'm going to reduce the cost of your daily beer by $20. Drinks for the ten now cost just $80.The group still wanted to pay their bill the way we pay our taxes so the first four men were unaffected. They would still drink for free. But what about the other six men - th e paying customers? How could they divide the $20 windfall so that everyone would get his 'fair share?'They realized that $20 divided by six is $3.33. But if they subtracted that from everybody's share, then the fifth man and the sixth man would each end up being paid to drink his beer. So, the bar owner suggested that it would be fair to reduce each man's bill by roughly the same amount, and he proceeded to work out the amounts each should pay.And so:
The fifth man, like the first four, now paid nothing (100% savings).
The sixth now paid $2 instead of $3 (33%savings) .
The seventh now paid $5 instead of $7 (28%savings) .
The eighth now paid $9 instead of $12 (25% savings).
The ninth now paid $14 instead of $18 (22% savings).
The tenth now paid $49 instead of $59 (16% savings).
Each of the six was better off than before And the first four continued to drink for free. But once outside the restaurant, the men began to compare their sav ings.'I only got a dollar out of the $20', declared the sixth man. He pointed to the tenth man,' but he got $10!''Yeah, that's right', exclaimed the fifth man. 'I only saved a dollar, too. It's unfair that he got ten times more than I!''That's true!!' shouted the seventh man. 'Why should he get $10 back when I got only two? The wealthy get all the breaks!''Wait a minute,' yelled the first four men in unison. 'We didn't get anything at all. The system exploits the poor!
'The nine men surrounded the tenth and beat him up.The next night the tenth man didn't show up for drinks, so the nine sat down and had beers without him. But when it came time to pay the bill, they discovered something important. They didn't have enough money between all of them for even half of the bill!
And that, boys and girls , journalists and college professors, is how our tax system works. The people who pay the highest taxes get the most benefit from a tax reduction. Tax them too much, attack them for being wealthy, and they just may not show up anymore. In fact, they might start drinking overseas where the atmosphere is somewhat friendlier.---For those who understand, no explanation is needed. For those who do not understand, no explanation is possible.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Baby time

We have been very busy here at the Bang household. I am starting to feel a little bit better and I am starting to get on top of house cleaning. Kerry and I went to Vegas for a night we did a little shopping were I got this cute outfit for our new little baby boy. I have a tradition to get a new layette with matching hat and blanket for each new baby to bring them home from the hospital. This is the first time it was not pink and it was also the first time I did not have to worry about getting a bow. Back to the Vegas trip we also went to see Mystere @ Treasure Island. We had such a good time getting away just for a day. I love spending time with Kerry he is the love of my life. I am so glad he puts up with me.

Maddie Lexi and Emma had a cute little picnic on our front porch here is a picture of them.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

megans haunted house

this is megans haunted house that she made in school, she did a really good job on it, she is really creative.

lexi was eating a pomagranite yesterday and came over to show me her little treasure she found in it, if you click on the picture youll be able to see her new "pet" better.