Monthly Archives: January 2010

Frugal Friday…Stretching your food further

All righty, so we’re starting the Frugal Fridays! Since it’s not a new month yet, I have nothing (really) to report. I’ll tell you though, I did buy a bunch of diapers and some milk this week! Okay, so since … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday

“Do it Anyway” People are often unreasonable, irrational and self-centered;Forgive them anyway.If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;Be kind anyway.If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies;Â Succeed anyway.If … Continue reading

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Menu Plan for the Week.

photo creditOkay, so I’m a little (2 days) behind on this one, but I REALLY did make a menu plan for the week! This is all just based on what I already have in the house: Sunday: chicken, rice, and … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday

“Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits – How’re they Coming?

(Photo credit westoregon.org)So, how are your emergency kits coming? As I mentioned, this month we’re focusing on getting containers for our kits (something easy to grab quickly if needed), and starting to fill them with food! We’re working on getting … Continue reading

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Emergency Kit Updates…

So, how are your emergency kits coming along? Have you selected any containers? Have you purchased any food and/or water for them? I have not purchased a thing. That’s right. I’ll admit it. (shame, shame!!) I DID, however, decide on … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday

“God the Eternal Father did not give [the] first great commandment because He needs us to love Him. His power and glory are not diminished should we disregard, deny, or even defile His name. His influence and dominion extend through … Continue reading

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Making An Emergency Kit

One of my goals this year is to improve my emergency kits. I have ‘em, but I’ll be honest, they’ve got food and not much else in them. So each month I’ll be working on specific items to add, and … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought

“Self Reliance is a product of our WORK and undergirds all other welfare practices. It is an essential element in our spiritual as well as our temporal well-being.”-Thomas S. Monson “There is no substitute under the heavens for productive labor. … Continue reading

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Hard Work – My 2010 “Theme”

So, who has set some resolutions for the new year? I’m a big “goal/resolution” nerd. I LOVE sitting down, weeks in advance, and planning out my goals for the next year, making plans for how to achieve those goals, etc. … Continue reading

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