I'm a new user and can't get sitepoint to allow me to post my link...

I'm having background img problems. specifically my parent menubar won't display my jpg. only my submenus will display my image however I'm having problems of having it repeating the image when i have to lines of text.. any tips setting up my jpegs so that i don't have one and a half gradients in a menu cell?

frog with com
lama with html
my link is: vv vv vv.joshbrown-designs.frog/index_page_mergedii.lama