Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 30

Monday’s Menu Experimenting

loaded oven chips dip

I have set a new (rather lame) goal for myself.   I want to actually TRY some of the recipes I’ve found on Pinterest.   So perhaps the goal itself isn’t so lame.  Perhaps it’s the fact that I have to set it as a goal to actually accomplish it that is lame.  I don’t …

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Sep 27

Have You Heard of Jingit? Get Paid to Watch Ads

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Sep 27

Thoughtful Thursday


As it is the last Thursday in the month of September, I thought I’d share more quotes and pictures from President Abraham Lincoln.  Enjoy!     (photo) “Whatever you are, be a good one.”  (photo) “I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” (photo)  “The things I want to know are in books; …

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Sep 25

Wordless Wednesday – Our Final Hike Of the Season – Big Cottonwood Canyon


Welcome to Wordless Wednesday!  Enjoy the pictures, and if you have photos on your blog you’d like to share, feel free to link up below.  Have a great week!  

Sep 25

Peach Pie Filling (To Can)


Did I share this recipe with you?  I cannot remember.  If I did not, I apologize, and if I did already, I apologize!   When I ended up with about 75 lbs of peaches (between my mom’s tree and my purchase of a bunch because I forgot my mom had a tree!), I had lots …

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Sep 23

Nectresse Review (And Snag a FREE Sample!)


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of NECTRESSE™Sweetener for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   This last week has been a little sweeter at my house!  I was given a box of NECTRESSE™Sweetener sweetener to try, and it’s been, well, sweet! From the maker of Splenda Sweeteners, this new product derives its …

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Sep 22

Homemade Treatment for Head Lice


Well, now that school is back in session, I’ve already received a notice from one of my children’s school that there has been a reported case of head lice.  Never a fun note to get.  Fortunately, all in my household have remained lice-free, but the recent note reminded me of 3 years ago when we …

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Sep 20

Thoughtful Thursday – Honest Abe


Is it any wonder this man has gone down in history as one of the greats?  Here are some more quotes from him:     (photo) “No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.”   “Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it …

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Sep 18

Wordless Wednesday – My Munchkin


Munchkin got a hair cut for school:   She also got new earrings, but I didn’t get a picture of those….she’s growing up too fast!!

Sep 16

Get Pee Stains Out of Your Mattress – Homemade Cleaner


If you’re a mom like me, you’ve likely dealt with your fair share of wetting accidents on the bed.  If you have a pet, you’ve likely dealt with the same darn thing (though hopefully not on the bed!!!).   My youngest does NOT want to be potty trained.  He’s 5 1/2 years old, has autism, …

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