Monthly Archives: July 2011

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: The book is a biography about George Washington Carver.  Very detailed, completely fascinating.  I learned so much about this man, and more than that, about […]

George Washington Carver by John Perry – book review

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 excitement of the Jet Age and a drama full of sexy entanglements deliciously mesh in this thrilling and highly-original new series.”   Is it just […]

PTC – Are YOU Sick of the Inappropriate Content on ...

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 I scheduled a biopsy.  In order to find out for sure if I have Celiac disease or simply a gluten intolerance, I need to eat […]

5 Things Challenge

(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 precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine.  No more busywork.  No more hiding […]

Thoughtful Thursday

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?   Anywho, check it out if you’re looking for new motivation/inspiration/ideas for your financial life… Learn Vest

Learn Vest – Spring Clean Your Finances