Monthly Archives: November 2010

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. – … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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All About Me in 30 Days: A Dream for the Future Beyond the Next Year – Day 30

Wow, I can’t believe the 30 days are already over!  I think I’ve discovered a new way to make time fly even faster than usual… So, to finish off, I get to share my dreams for the future.  What could … Continue reading

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