Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 31

June’s Menu Plan

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I’m going to try my darndest to stick to a schedule for dinner meals this month…after all, summer is here, the kiddos are going to be out of school, and we’ll be doing a lot of playing.  I’m thinking I need to be as organized as possible so that we can have all the adventures …

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May 31

Thoughtful Thursday – Peace of Mind

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So, several years ago, the sociology department from Duke University did a study on peace of mind.  They found several contributing factors that help to build mental stability, and the factors are listed below.  They all make perfect sense, when you think about it!  (source)  

May 30

Free 7-day Pass to 24-Hour Fitness

This looks like a good deal…and I’m a big fan of being able to “try before you buy.”  

May 27

5 Things 5/27

Happy Sunday!!  Each week I make a list of goals…things I want to accomplish above and beyond the every day stuff that I do.  I shoot for 5 things weekly.  Need some extra motivation?  Join me!   Last week feels like a blur to me…not sure why!  Maybe it’s me being tired right now, but …

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May 27

The Most Popular Free Apps…

Check it out:  You can GO HERE to get a list of the most popular FREE apps available on iTunes.   Don’t have an ipad, iphone, etc?  If you have an Android you can get out the Bestsellers list for Android on Amazon.com.  This list shows you the top paid AND free apps available.   Yay …

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May 25

Delectable Dozen – Smoothies

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With summer approaching, smoothie season also comes.     Whatever, that’s not true.  The truth is that I’ve been on a smoothie kick since last fall when I got a ton of peaches and raspberries and froze them to blend and eat later.  I love smoothies, and I’ve become slightly obsessed with them these last …

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May 24

Self Reliance Journey – Walk, Walk, Walk Some More

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As I try to live life in a more self-reliant way, I find myself trying new recipes from scratch, trying to eat more REAL food, attempting to make my own products (chapstick, deodorant, etc), growing a garden, and building up my food storage.  But there is one big area that I’ve largely neglected, and that …

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May 24

Consumer Advisory Group

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You may be aware that I am a member of a few survey sites.  I take online surveys in my spare time, earning points that I can use to redeem gift cards and/or items.  I don’t take nearly as many as I used to since getting a job at my daughter’s school, but I still …

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May 24

Thoughtful Thursday – Men’s and Women’s Quotes (funny)

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I wish I knew who I could credit this funny quote to, but I don’t…it made me laugh though!  Women’s quote of the day:  “Men are like a fine wine.  They start out like grapes, and it’s our job to stomp on them and keep them in the dark until they mature into something with …

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May 22

Emergency Kits – Money!

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How are you doing getting some money into your emergency kits?  What kind of containers are you using?  How are you saving money so that you can afford to put some in?   (photo)     So why do you need cash in your emergency kit?  If tragedy strikes, banks and other electronic payment systems …

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