Monthly Archives: March 2010

Finance Spring Cleaning

I was recently reading an article from Dave Ramsey’s   newsletter that talked about financial spring cleaning…I think he shared some great advice!  Here are some ways he suggested to spring clean your finances: Clean out file drawersPrune unnecessary expensesUpdate important … Continue reading

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Good for a few more Laughs?

 (photo credit) Thanks to for this and other jokes I’m sure to post on here! HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO TO MARRY? (written by kids) You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, … Continue reading

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Some Good, Clean Laughs

We all need to laugh a little more, don’t you think? A preacher was completing a temperance sermon; with great expression he said, “If I had all the beer in the world, I’d take it and throw it into the … Continue reading

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Do A Deed…

I sometimes wonder…am I the only one who is disgusted by the amount of liter around?  I walk my daughter to and from school, and it’s really not a long walk (1/3 mile each way).  I try to walk often, … Continue reading


Frugal Friday – Cooking with Rice

Rice. It’s such a staple. It’s cheap, nutritious, and versatile. I feel like I’m a frugal gal every time I cook with rice. (I’m easy to please, apparently) I’ve included a couple of recipes, as well as the links for … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday

 (photo credit) “The Lord doesn’t expect us to work harder than we are able. He doesn’t (nor should we) compare our efforts to those of others. Our Heavenly Father asks only that we do the best we can—that we work … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism

If you have HBO, be sure to tune in on April 2, International Autism Awareness Day, to see A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism.  This movie is HBO’s documentary of a mother’s journey to get answers for her child’s … Continue reading

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Do A Deed…Meals on Wheels

Want ideas to make YOUR world and community a better place, without breaking the bank?  No problem!  I will be posting new ideas for doing good deeds without spending much, if any, money. Some ideas may work for you, some … Continue reading

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March’s Menu

I’ve kinda slacked when it comes to planning meals this month…but I’m gonna make up for it the rest of the month!  Here’s the plan for the rest of the month.  We’ll also be going to Chick-Fil-A one of these … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Homemade "Refried" Beans (GF)

So…this week for “Frugal Friday”, we’re going to talk about beans. Beans are healthy.  They’re loaded with fiber. Beans are cheap.  They hardly cost a thing (especially if you buy dry) Beans are easy to store. Beans CAN taste good!! … Continue reading

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