Monthly Archives: November 2011


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About This Book Financial transformation in just one hour a week! You can revolutionize your finances in only sixty minutes! Looking for long-term economic stability and not common quick-fix schemes? Discover the secrets that Ellie Kay used to deliver her family from $40,000 in consumer debt. Now a nationally recognized financial expert and best-selling author, Ellie shares her one-hour-a-week program that has made it possible to take care of her family and do it all debt-free! With entertaining anecdotes, easy-to-follow […]

The 60 Minute Money Workout by Ellie Kay


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This week we’re going to focus on purchasing ponchos. The best price I found on Amazon.com was for the above pictured 4-pack of emergency ponchos for $7.58.   I also found a 3-pack of children’s emergency ponchos for $3.99. Ponchos are such a great item to add to your kit for a few reasons.  They don’t take up much space at all, they are easy to use, and they not only can keep you dry, but they can help keep […]

Emergency Kit – Ponchos



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Fresh, Surprising Memoir of God’s Goodness in the Midst of Disaster Just after her thirteenth wedding anniversary, Christina Schofield woke up groggy and disoriented, surrounded by nurses in a hospital. She and her husband had hit a gravel patch while on their motorcycle and crashed into a ditch. With the exception of a concussion, she was fine. But Allen had broken his neck. He was now a quadriplegic. With her entire life flipped upside down, she began an astonishing journey […]

My Life and Lesser Catastrophes by Christina Schofield


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      “Gratitude (being grateful) is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”  – Cicero   “Not one thing is so bad that it could not be worse – BE THANKFUL.”  – William Bradford   “When problems come, count your blessings and see what your Heavenly Father has done for your family.”  – Brigham Young   (photo)

Thoughtful Thursday – Gratitude



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Since we talked about comfort items last week, today we’re going to be going back to some of the basics.  Last week it was suggested that we look for items of comfort; i.e., stuffed animals, soft and small blankets, comfort food, etc.  Today we’re going to focus on blankets of another sort.   Emergency Blankets   The pack of 10 pictured above can be purchased at Amazon.com. Many times you can find these on sale at hardware stores and grocery […]

Emergency Kits – Emergency Blankets


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About a year and a half ago, I decided it was time to start making homemade laundry detergent.  I found a recipe I liked and doubled it.  It turned out well, and I’ve been making it ever since.   Go here for the original recipe. Here’s how we did it! First, what you need:     1 cup borax powder (available at any grocery store in the laundry detergent aisle) 1 cup Arm & Hammer washing soda (I found this […]

Make Your Own Laundry Detergent – Eco Friendly Living