Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 30

Activity Advent Calendar

I was reading my friend’s blog when I came across a very heartfelt post all about Parenting with Purpose.  Boy, did it hit home!  Lately I’ve been feeling so….I don’t know, “disconnected” from everything.  I’m going through the motions, but there isn’t a lot of meaning behind it.  I’ve been pondering what the problem is …

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Nov 30

How Ironic…

that after I post about my gratitude of electricity, I LOSE my electricity!  Ah well, it made for a good adventure with the kids, and it was only out for 4 hours, so not too bad.  We built a fire and lit candles and had a good wintry day together.  And now it’s not lame …

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Nov 29

Monday’s Freebies

So I decided to do some snow shoveling this morning, to the tune of a couple of feet worth of snow.  I did my driveway and the sidewalks without my husband coming out to help, which made me quite proud of myself.  I then pulled my daughter to school on a sled (because there was …

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Nov 28

5 Things Challenge 11/28/10

Have you joined in on the 5 things challenge yet?   Here’s my list from last week: Decorate house for Christmas – YES Compile that Relief Society list I didn’t do last week. – YES Volunteer at Buddy Boy’s school. – YES Do one last batch of ebay, file a few non-paid reports too:-) – YES, …

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Nov 27

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

I found a recipe for homemade dishwasher detergent from a magazine (I’m so sorry, I don’t remember which one…).  I haven’t yet tried it, but thought I would post it for you if you’re interested.  I’ll be trying it as soon as I get to the store to get the stuff, and I’ll share my …

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Nov 27

Book Review: A Year With God

A Year With God By R.P. Nettelhorst Published by Thomas Nelson Book Description: A 365-day devotional featuring the actual spoken words of God as presented in the Bible. Too many times the impact and grandness of the actual words God spoke, as recorded in the Bible, are lost in the telling of the story. In …

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Nov 26

Friday Freebies

I hope everyone had a nice, safe, and happy holiday yesterday!  Enjoy your freebies for the day; this is the best kind of Black Friday shopping, in my opinion! Give your dog relief from joint pain with a free sample of K9 FullFlex. Go HERE for a free sample of Attends for a loved one. …

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Nov 25

11/25 Thoughtful Thursday – Family

“Why should it surprise us, by the way, the life’s most demanding tests as well as most significant opportunities for growth in life usually occur within marriage and the family?  How can resolving poor relationships, by contrast, be as real a test of our capacity to love?  Is being courteous, one time, to the stranger …

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Nov 25

HAPPY Thanksgiving!

(photo courtesy) Shortly after the pilgrims settled in this land they planted their crops.  Work was extremely hard.  The winter would be long and cold.  Seeds held their hope for the future.  So when the harvest was finally in and the seeds for spring stored away, they surveyeed their surplus.  How much was left?  Not …

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Nov 24

$10 Sale on Dave Ramsey Products

Dave Ramsey is currently having a sale on his products….there are 49 items that you can buy for $10 or under.  Check out this great sale for some great Christmas gifts!

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