Monthly Archive: July 2010

Jul 30

Distance for Davis

For those who are local, here is a chance to do some good….this young man, 14-year old Davis, really needs our help!   Davis County Community Hosts Fundraiser for Local Teen with Aplastic Anemia “Distance for Davis Cox” Fundraiser Includes Utah Blaze and Miller Motor Sports Park Rare Disease Affects Three in One Million U.S. …

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Jul 30

Jar O’ Change Update

(photo courtesy) It’s been awhile since I updated my jar change amount…to be honest, I haven’t been building up in it as quickly lately.  Don’t know why.  Just haven’t.  But that’s okay…I’ll do better.  I WILL. The new grand total…. $116.10 This money is going to be our spending money at Disney this fall…anything extra …

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Jul 30

Frugal Friday – Using Vinegar in Your Garden

5 Great Uses for Vinegar in your Yard and Garden: Keep ants away.  Spray vinegar around doors, appliances, and other trouble areas to deter them.  Ants do not like vinegar. Kill weeds and/or grass.  If you’ve got weeds or grass growing in your cement or anywhere else you don’t want it, spray undiluted vinegar on …

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Jul 29

Thoughtful Thursday

(photo courtesy)    I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~Maya Angelou

Jul 28

Share a blog Wednesday – Seeking Sisterhood

 The blog highlight this week is one that I discovered after becoming addicted to blog giveaways:-).  This blog, run by Shauna over at Trying to Stay Calm decided she wanted another blog, a different blog, that would celebrate womanhood, and more importantly, sisterhood.  After all, we are all sisters, right?  (Well except you poor guys …

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Jul 24


$26.50 That’s how much I spent at this yard sale.  I rarely spend more than $5 at a yard sale.  But ya know, I couldn’t resist. See how big that wreath is?  That is sitting next to my 3 1/2 year old son.  Yeah, I paid $2 for it…. Here’s a close up of the …

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Jul 23

Emergency Kits – Porta Potty

Well, I admit, this isnt’ something I’ve thought much about preparing for…but what about bathroom stuff?  Yeah, sure, stock up on toilet paper, but what if after a natural disaster you can’t even use the toilet???  Eek!!  The images floating in my mind are such that I’ve decided I must share this “Porta Potty” info …

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Jul 22

Thoughtful Thursday – Potential

 (photo courtesy) “Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”~ Unknown  “You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’” – George Bernard Shaw

Jul 21

Share a blog Wednesday – Favorite Family Recipes

It’s time for another blog feature!  The blog I chose to feature this week is one of my absolute FAVORITES.  I was so excited to hear back from the authors and to be able to share some fun info about their blog for you! Before you read the interview, I have to tell you:  The …

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Jul 17

Do a Deed…

I was searching for some service project ideas that my kids and I can do together, and I came across this one: Collect unused make-up, perfume and other cosmetics for a center for abused women.  (photo courtesy) I’m thinking whatever doesn’t sell of my MK will have to go to this!  What a great way …

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