Monthly Archives: July 2010

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…. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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

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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 … Continue reading



$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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Oy! It’s been a DAY…

It has been one of those really crappy days so far… You know, the kind where: you are exhausted because you were up all night with stomach pains, and you wake up for the 5th morning IN A ROW with … Continue reading

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