Monthly Archives: February 2010

Dealing with Stressful Situations: The Four A’s

So, as you know, I’m on a mission to better deal with my stresses in life. I came across this great article from It shares the 4 A’s of dealing with stress: * Avoid the stressor. * Alter the … Continue reading

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Blogger Award!!

I was just given this amazing blogger award from Who Doesn’t Love Coupons! Her blog is a really wonderful one, you should definitely check it out. WOW…I’m touched. I’m flattered. I’m giddy. I would like to thank all who made … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought

The Garden of Life Work on your garden early, while the dew is still on the roses … For the garden of your daily life plant three rows of peas 1. Peace of mind2. Peace of heart3. Peace of soul … Continue reading

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It’s STRESS, people!

I am a sickling. Everyone knows this about me. I hate it. There’s always SOMETHING wrong with me! But today, I had an epiphany. There’s really only one thing wrong with me. STRESS!!! Take May-June 2008, for example. I had … Continue reading

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Kids. Who else can be so fully entertained by a marker, a newspaper bag, and lotion? Goobers, my kids. They’re total goobers, and I LOVE EM!

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My boy is counting!!

My boy is counting!!! Oh, it’s so cute. It’s thrilling, it’s exciting! For those who aren’t aware, my son is on the Autism Spectrum. He’s 3 years old and still doesn’t say “mama”. So this counting thing is awesome. Don’t … Continue reading

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Frugal Fridays…Frugal Recipes

(photo credit) One of the best ways to stretch your food budget is to learn to LIKE frugal meals! Rice, for example. Rice is SO cheap, and you can incorporate it in so many different delicious ways! Beans are cheap. … Continue reading


Thoughtful Thursday

If I Had my Child To Raise Over Again I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my … Continue reading

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Love Lynches – 3

(photo credit) This is the last of my love lynches stories, since Valentine’s Day is over…but I have to include this one. As I mentioned in my last post, I was in desperate need of help. I needed advice. How … Continue reading

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Monday’s Menu Planning

I’m posting Monday’s Menu Planning a little early this week, simply because I actually PLANNED it in advance. This week, we’re doing some fun stuff for food. In honor of the Olympics, each night we will eat a dish from … Continue reading

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