Monthly Archive: March 2010

Mar 31

Secrets of Success

A friend of mine mentioned this fantastic presentation her husband did about the secrets of success….he posted it on his blog.  I read it and cried.  It is so inspirational, well-written, and thoughtful.  You’ve gotta check it out! Go here to read it.

Mar 31

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 documents  Here are some things I will do along with my “spring cleaning”: Organize my …

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Mar 29

Good for a few more Laughs?

 (photo credit) Thanks to CleanJoke.com 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, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and …

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Mar 28

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 river.” With even greater emphasis he said, “And if I had all the wine in …

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Mar 28

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, since I’m getting some exercise in too.  I’m all about multitasking!  However, EVERY SINGLE TIME …

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Mar 26

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 a bunch of different yummy rice recipes for you to enjoy: Apple Rice Toffee (dessert) …

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Mar 25

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 according to our full capacity, however great or small that may be.” Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Mar 22

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 autism.  Kate Winslet will narrate the film.  I don’t have HBO, so I will be …

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Mar 19

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 may not.  Take what you like and toss the rest!  As you “do your deed” …

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Mar 19

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 days since we have a free meal coming to us!  Maybe on my birthday.:-)  Anyway, …

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