Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 22

5 Things 5/22


Oops, is it Tuesday already?  Guess I’m a little late on the weekly update and plan.  I have a fantastic excuse though…are you ready?  Instead of spending Sunday planning my week, I decided to take a trip to the ER.  Turns out some plain chocolate bars have gluten in them…silly me for not checking the …

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May 21

ShoeScandal Deal: 74% off Australian Style Winter Boots

May 18

Delectable Dozen Recipes – RICE


Happy Friday!   Nearly a year ago when I discovered I could no longer eat gluten, I turned to two foods:  potatoes and rice.  Honestly, I was sick of both after the first two months.  Thank heavens I’ve learned more about GF cooking, and have found some fantastic recipes using rice!  I am, however, constantly …

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May 17

Thoughtful Thursday – Never Quit


“Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don’t look back at it too long. Mistakes are life’s way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable from your capacity to reach your goals. No one wins them all, and your failures, when they happen, are just part of your …

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May 15

Emergency Kits – Hand Sanitizer

This week let’s add some HAND SANITIZER to our emergency/72-hour kits.   via   Hand sanitizers can help prevent the spread of disease and germs almost as well as soap and water…and in emergency situations where you may not have a lot of water to spare, it can come in very handy.  Of course, if …

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May 13

5 Things 5/13


Happy Mother’s Day!!!   I hope all you mothers out there have enjoyed a fantastic day…and I hope everyone else has, as well.  Last year, all I wanted for Mother’s Day was to take a long nap.  Not this year.  I spent my day taking a morning hike with my kiddos, coming home and dancing …

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May 10

Thoughtful Thursday


May 06

5 Things Challenge 5-6

Wow, what a week!  Star Wars Day, Cinco de Mayo, an extra paycheck, receiving great news from family, Super Moon, feverish kids, spontaneous trip planning (SO not like me!), trying new recipes, ripping out and redoing the pantry, attending the world’s best yard sale, winning tickets to Hale Center Theater….ahh…..   Productivity-wise?  Not bad, my …

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May 04

Delectable Dozen – Ground Beef


Oh my goodness, I completely spaced doing a Delectable Dozen post last Friday!  Sorry ’bout that, folks.   This week, I’m going to focus on ground beef, simply because it’s something I have in my freezer.  You can substitute ground turkey in all of these recipes if you prefer.  Of course, we all have a …

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May 03

Thoughtful Thursday – No Regrets

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