Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 29

The 60 Minute Money Workout by Ellie Kay

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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, …

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Nov 29

Emergency Kit – Ponchos

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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 …

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Nov 28

My Life and Lesser Catastrophes by Christina Schofield

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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 …

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Nov 25

Adios…

I’m going to be taking a break from this blog for awhile.  I don’t know how long until I’m back, but I am planning to be back.  I have some very personal issues that I need to work through, and I’m dropping everything else for now.  Thanks to all my awesome readers.  Don’t leave; I …

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Nov 24

Thoughtful Thursday – Gratitude

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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 …

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Nov 22

5 Things Challenge 11/22/1 – Better Late Than Never!

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Hmm.  You’re gonna be sick of hearing my excuses soon.   Yeah, well I’m sick of having excuses to give!   Last week wasn’t great.  For one, we had a recovering Buddy Boy at home.  For another, Munchkin developed this weird swelling above her rib cage and was in terrible pain.  We took her to …

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Nov 22

Emergency Kits – Emergency Blankets

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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 …

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Nov 18

Eco-Friendly Living: Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

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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 …

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Nov 18

Friday Freebies

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I cannot believe how quickly November is flying…Thanksgiving is less than a week away!    I will update the freebie list every Friday, taking off offers that have expired, leaving current offers up, and adding new ones.  The new ones will be listed on top.  Enjoy!           Head on over here …

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Nov 17

Thoughtful Thursday

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“Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition.  It asks too little of yourself.  Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.” – Barack Obama  

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