How I Did In 2010

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How I Did In 2010

Last Year I made some goals for myself and I am happy to say I actually feel like I worked on several of them.  One goal was to read more, and I found I read the same amount of books in 2009 and I did in 2010….22 books.  I wish it was more, but I…

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Review: Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Twelve-year-old Lanesha lives in a tight-knit community in New Orlean’s Ninth Ward. She doesn’t have a fancy house like her uptown family or lots of friends like other kids on her street. But what she does have is Mama Ya-Ya, her fiercely loving caretaker, wise in the ways of the world and able to predict…

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Merry Christmas to You!

Taken from Luke 2:10-12 NIV The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid.  I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.  Today in the town of David, a Savior has been born to you;  he is Christ the Lord.  This will be a sign to you:  You…

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My Day at Mission of Hope

Yesterday I spent my day volunteering at the Mission of Hope.  We had to assemble food baskets for 225+ people.  The baskets included rolls, corn, beans, apples, oranges, potatoes, candy, pie, rolls, ham, and milk.  Each of these baskets were tied with a ribbon and a card from the Mission and from Kurt and Brenda…

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Believe

One of our favorite Christmas traditions is to snuggle up in the basement in front of the fireplace and the big screen and watch THE POLAR EXPRESS.  Tonight will be our “Polar Express Night” and I’m looking forward to it.  One of my favorite singers is Josh Groban and so I thought I would share…

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Christmas Traditions

Our family has many Christmas traditions.  On my mom’s side of the family, each one of the sister’s takes their turn and hosts Christmas as well as making an ornament for each member of our large family.  So, our Christmas tree is full of numerous homemade ornaments from years and years of Christmases.  Since we…

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Great Gift Idea: Husky Tools Review

The Home Depot’s Gift Center has released a line of amazing Husky Hand Tools all for under $20. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gifts or stocking stuffers for the special DIYer, contractor or tool aficionado in your life, or to help with projects around the house, The Home Depot’s Gift Center has a wide…

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Random Acts of Zhu

About a month ago, I was contacted to see if I would be willing to help give away 100 Zhu Zhu pets to my favorite charity.  Of course I said, YES!  I am 1 of 100 bloggers giving away 100 Zhu Zhu pets.  Their slogan is 100 bloggers x 100 Zhu Zhu Pets = 10,000…

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Traveling with the Kids for the Holidays

My tip for the day : Are you planning to travel with your children this holiday?  One thing I like to do for the kids is pack stuff for them to do in the car.  I will often buy a new book or coloring book or small toy so they have something new to play…

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Renuzit Review and Giveaway

I was selected to receive a free RENUZIT adjustable to try out in our home.  I have to admit, I had never tried these before, but I remember them from my childhood.  My neighbor always had them around her house when I was growing up and frankly I was never very interested in the scents…

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