Monthly Archives: August 2011

5 Things Challenge 8/21/11

The last week of summer. That went by fast.  I’m gonna miss hanging with my munchkins all day. Although, the house may be cleaner now.  There’s always a silver lining, right?   Here’s how I did last week: Annual backyard … Continue reading

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Bush Cherry Nutri-Grain Bars (Friday’s Frugal Food)

Last weekend my family had a family reunion.  I was unable to go, but my mom and sister’s family went and had a grand ole’ time.  While there, they decided to pick me some cherries from my grandpa’s cherry bushes.  … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – The Measure of a Man

(photo) “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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Jule’s Gluten Free Back to School FREE e-Book

Back to school means new school supplies, new clothes, new routines, a new lunch box…and for those eating gluten free, it can mean new anxieties.   Jules Gluten Free has created an e-Book called Back to School with Jules.  It … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Parading Through the Town

Okay, so we didn’t exactly parade…we sneaked the kids onto the parade float that our church did for the Days of ’47 Parade here in Utah.  And we sneaked them on 3 days after the parade was over and we … Continue reading

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Back to School Bonanza Giveaway WINNERS!!!

It’s time to announce the winner of the giveaways!   First, let me say that it has been an absolute blast reading your comments and getting to know you better.  I’ve loved every minute of it!   And now (drum … Continue reading

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Menu Monday 08/15/11

Another week, another menu…I feed my family of four on a monthly budget of $300.  That budget includes any going out to eat, diapers for my son, and general household needs (toiletries, cat food, etc).  I wanted to post what … Continue reading

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Giveaways – Last Chance to Enter the Back to School Bonanza!!

The Back to School Bonanza is wrapping up…and ALL of the giveaways end on MONDAY, August 15th, at MIDNIGHT.   Don’t forget to enter!!   Giveaway #1: $5 to Amazon.com (only 122 entries!)     Giveaway #2:  Martin Van Buren … Continue reading

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Friday’s Frugal Food – Dana’s Corn Salad (GF)

In this heat, it’s no fun to cook.   It’s still fabulously fun to create food, though!  This light, tasty recipe I found for Corn Salad is the perfect solution.                     … Continue reading

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Earthen Vessels by Matthew Lee Anderson

Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to Our Faith Matthew Lee Anderson “In this provocative book, Matthew Lee Anderson explores how our bodies interact with our faith. How have recent generations of Christians been shaped by the culture around us … Continue reading

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