Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 31

George Washington Carver by John Perry – book review

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About the book: A generation of 20th-century Americans knew him as a gentle, stoop-shouldered old black man who loved plants and discovered more than a hundred uses for the humble peanut. George Washington Carver goes beyond the public image to chronicle the adventures of one of history’s most inspiring and remarkable men.   My Review: …

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Jul 31

PTC – Are YOU Sick of the Inappropriate Content on TV Today?

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Has anyone seen the lineup for the fall on NBC and ABC this year? I have, and I am appalled. The Playboy Club at NBC.     Pan Am on ABC- “Passion, jealousy and espionage… They do it all – and they do it at 30,000 feet. The style of the 1960s, the energy and …

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Jul 31

5 Things Challenge

How did you on productivity last week?  Here are my results:     Shampoo the carpets. – YES Try 2 new GF (gluten free) recipes. – NO (I’ll explain down below) Finish updating recipes on the blog. -  YES Go visiting teaching. – YES Start planning for August’s budget – YES     On Monday …

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Jul 29

Free Depend Sample Pack

Did I mention this freebie today?  I can’t remember.  If not, I apologize. Right now you can go here to request a FREE sample pack from Depend. The nice thing about this sample is that you can personalize it. Let them know your size, if it’s for a man/woman, etc.

Jul 29

Gluten-Free Baking Mixes 66% discount!!

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Anyone else around here can’t have gluten?   No?  Hm.  Well, I guess I’ll just enjoy this deal then.   Actually, did you know that 97% of those with Celiac Disease are not even diagnosed?  So I’m bettin’ a few of you maybe shouldn’t be eating gluten either.  I have not been diagnosed with Celiac, …

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Jul 29

Friday’s Freebies

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  Go here to request a sample of each of the four new Mary Kay fragrances (although as a previous Mary Kay rep, I should tell you that they’re not THAT new…but hey, they’re still free samples.)     Like Exederm on facebook and sign up to get free samples from them.     Like …

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Jul 28

Thoughtful Thursday

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(photo)   “Never again clutter your days or nights with so many menial and unimportant things that you have no time to accept a real challenge when it comes along.  This applies to play as well as work.  A day merely survived is no cause for celebration.  You are not here to fritter away your …

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Jul 27

Learn Vest – Spring Clean Your Finances

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Anyone here ever heard of LearnVest? It’s a cool site that sends daily emails to your inbox with frugal tips and tricks.  I’m not gonna lie to ya, a lot of the ideas are ones I’ve already applied, but that’s only because the ideas are awesome, and so am I!! :-)  Right?     RIGHT? …

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Jul 27

New Free Samples at FreeFlys

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    Free sample of Flexitol Heel and Foot Balm. Free sample of Poise hourglass shape pads. Free Ice Cream from Maggie Moos. Free sample of Huggies Snug and Dry.

Jul 27

How to Make Beef Stock (I assume!)

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To celebrate Pioneer Day (A Utah Holiday), my daughter wanted us to cook like pioneers.  (She also made me dress up, but I don’t wanna talk about that.)   So…we did a little internet search for “Pioneer recipes”.  Oh my gosh.  Big mistake.  Let’s just say that I didn’t have any squirrel or cow head …

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