Monthly Archive: April 2010

Apr 30

Frugal Friday – Cutting out Household Costs

There are SO many things we can do to cut costs around the home.  I’m going to share a few I found from a great article…and you can head on over here to read the full article!! 1. Bundle your services.  If you get cable and internet, see if you can put them together and …

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Apr 30

Let me ‘splain something…

The other day when I was volunteering at Munchkin’s school, I wore my hair in pigtails.  Nothing wrong with that, I thought.  But then a 1st grader walked up to me and said, “You REALLY love pigtails, don’t you?”  I didn’t know what she meant by that, but I just confirmed that yes, I did. …

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Apr 30

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Teacher Appreciation week is coming up…you can head on over HERE to get some FANTASTIC ideas from Family Fun!

Apr 29

Thoughtful Thursday – The Beauty of the Written Word

(photo credit) “Read in order to live.”   – Henry Fielding “To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” -Victor Hugo “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world.  Love of books is the best of all.” – Jacqueline Kennedy “A capacity and taste …

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Apr 28

How does Autism affect Family Members?

Go HERE to read a great article about Autism and how it affects family members too.Thanks, Speaking on the Spectrum !

Apr 24

Past Post – This is OUR Time!

*This is a post I wrote about a year ago…I still feel it applies, so here it is again: I’ve felt some stirrings for quite a while now, and I’ve decided I can’t wait any longer to share. I have felt very strongly that these troubling economic times are our golden opportunity for greatness. I …

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Apr 23

Do a Good Deed – Volunteer At Your Childs’ School

This one really couldn’t be much easier….if you have school-aged children, make an effort to help at that school. This can mean different things for different people.  For some, simply joining the PTA and making that one-time donation is about all that you can handle time-wise…but it does, of course, cost money (Here the membership …

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Apr 22

Hunter’s Moon Book Review

You know a book is good when you read it in 2 days flat because you CANNOT put it down. Hunter’s Moon by Don Hoesel is a story about a man, CJ, who left home 17 years ago, and is just now coming back.   From facing his ex-girlfriend, to confronting old tragedies kept secret, to …

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Apr 22

Thoughtful Thursday – Challenges

“Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. “       -George S. Patton  “Adventure is worthwhile.”        -Amelia Earhart  “Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”        -Joshua J. Marine

Apr 20

The Results Are In…

So, I had my scope done today.  The results are in, it’s official:  I have an ulcer. Oh, wait…that’s not right. I have THREE ulcers! Cool huh?  I know it’s not really cool, but bear with me, I’m still a little drugged up and feeling happy and loopy.  And knowing that I have not one, …

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