Monthly Archives: March 2012

Food Friday – Delish Dozen …Chicken Recipes

For the next few Fridays instead of featuring one recipe, I’m going to share a Delicious Dozen…twelve of my favorite recipes featuring one specific food.  So if you’re in a dinner rut, I hope to be able to provide you … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – Patience

“If you are tempted to lose patience with your fellowman; stop and think how patient God has been with you.” “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success” – Napoleon Hill

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Emergency Kits – Feminine Hygiene

This week let’s work on making sure we have plenty of feminine hygiene products on hand in case of an emergency.     (photo)   Not a whole lot to say about it….it’s pretty self explanatory!  I will say that … Continue reading

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Friday’s Food – Spinach Avocado Dip

The other night I was cleaning out the fridge and I saw a lonely, forgotten avocado.   It was mortifying.  The husband and I LOVE avocado, and let’s face it, they’re not the cheapest produce option out there, and so to … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – Friendship

“In friendship…we may think we have chosen our peers.  In reality, a few years of difference in the dates of our births, a few more miles between certain houses, the choice of one university instead of another…the accident of a … Continue reading

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Emergency Kits – Non Prescription Medication(s)

Let’s get stocked up on some non-prescription medication(s) for our kits this week.   (photo)   Life is stressful, even during the best of times.  In an emergency, the last thing you’ll want to deal with is a headache on … Continue reading

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When Income Drops

I’ve had a tough couple of weeks.  As you may know, I work part time as a Paraprofessional at my daughter’s school; my husband works full time as a Customer Service agent at a company (which will not be named … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I made my family some Irish Soda Bread.  I found the recipe from Sally’s Smorsel’s a year ago, and it was so good. (This is the only thing I did for the holiday.  I’m a grinch, … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – Building Strong Children

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Journey To Self Reliance Tip #2 of 25

The second tip in this article is one I’m excited to incorporate into my journey.   2. Learn New Skills Learn one homemaking skill a month.   Things like gardening, sewing, crochet, making your own laundry soap, ANYTHING that you can … Continue reading

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