Monthly Archives: October 2011

Death of the Pen or Not

Many of you know that I am totally against e-books and kindles and the like. Let me rephrase that.  I am totally against them for myself.  I like to hold a book in my hands.  I like to turn the … Continue reading

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Good Toddler Car Trip Movies

Taking a toddler on a road trip is only for the strong of heart.  To endure the screaming and the tantrums and the thrown bits of food….And that’s only pulling out of the driveway. You are trapped with this little … Continue reading

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Miracle of Scheduling Part 2

For the last 2 weeks, I have been implementing our schedule,  and it’s working out pretty swimmingly.  There is a time for each child to spend with me.  A time for homework.  A time for Bible Study.  A time for exercising.  … Continue reading

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Kudos to Kohl’s

This year, I have made the decision to buy no new clothes.  I can buy at a thrift store or do a clothing swap or receive a gift, but I am not going to buy new clothes (idea received from … Continue reading

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Working at a doctor’s office is like working nowhere else. Where else can you go to find someone speaking to themselves or to their pockets multiple times a day without thinking anything of it?  At first I had no IDEA … Continue reading

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I am trying to become an Extreme couponer. Key word is most definitely: trying. I feel like I’m doing a pretty good job.  In fact the other day, I went to our local grocery store, just to pick up a … Continue reading

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Organizing the Basement Week 9

In the basement, I didn’t do anything this week. Unless you count the 7 loads of laundry, sweeping the floor, picking up the toys, moving the play kitchen, and stocking the shelves in the pantry. Yeah, I didn’t think so. But you know … Continue reading

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Photographic Memories

I love to scrapbook.  I have told you that before.  This is nothing new. When digital books first came out, I vowed that I would always use paper and adhesive and real printed photos.  I also vowed that I would … Continue reading

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Affliate Links and Wordless Posts

Affliate Links are one way you make money on your blog. I’m still trying to figure them out. Some of them have policies that I don’t understand. Some of them give you credit and not actual cash. Some pay per … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Scheduling

Every family has a rhythm and every family must decide for themselves what is important. What is important to me? Besides financial stability A full night of sleep Time exercising Time spent with God in prayer and in the Bible … Continue reading

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