Monthly Archives: April 2012

Vista Print: 6 FREE Items For You

Vistaprint is currently offering SIX different items free.    Love these sales!   The free items include: 250 FREE business cards FREE rubber stamps FREE personalized T-shirt FREE tote bags FREE sticky notes FREE photo flip book Shipping and handling … Continue reading

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5 Things 4/29

Wow, I can’t believe how quickly the week has gone by!  The school year is quickly coming to a close, and that means a lot of testing…and that means it’s been crazy busy at work!!  The next few weeks will … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – God’s Positive Answers

From Bricks of Life: For all the negative things we have to say to ourselves, God has positive answers. You say: “It’s impossible.” God says: All things are possible. (Luke 18:27) You say: “I’m too tired.” God says: I will … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Beef Jerky – Self Reliance Journey

So, as part of my self-reliant journey, I’m making an effort to learn how to do new things.  Last month I learned to make my own chap stick, and it was a huge success!!   For April, I decided to … Continue reading

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Baby Garden Plants

Man, I’m getting too excited for gardening!  Although I didn’t plant my peas as early as I would have liked, I’m still thrilled to see some of those babies popping up.   My spinach is coming in as well, and … Continue reading

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5 Things 4/22

Yikes…it’s one of those days that I don’t want to post the 5 Things, because I didn’t get a thing on my list done.  I blame it on the rain…cause I’m Milli Vanilli like that:   Finish making menu plans … Continue reading

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Delectable Dozen – Black Beans

So, y’all have heard me complain about mention the financial changes my family will be soon experiencing.  Part of the plan to adjust is to start eating more beans!!  Lucky for me, I really like beans.  My family doesn’t all … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday – More Service

Here are a few more quotes about service…although they’re a little more “lighthearted”:   “Service is like wetting your pants; everyone can see what you’ve done, but only you can feel the warmth.” (photo) Top Ten Failed Slogans for our … Continue reading

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5 Things 4/15

So, how did everyone’s week go?  Mine didn’t go as planned…maybe THAT’s why I had stopped doing 5 Things!  I still think I was a little more productive than I would have been had I not posted the list, however. … Continue reading

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Baby Carrot Plants

If you’ve started your carrots outdoors and are anxiously awaiting for their arrival, first of all, don’t panic.  I don’t know why, but carrot plants seem to take forever to start popping up!  (At least they do for me.)   … Continue reading

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