Counting My Blessings In November

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Counting My Blessings In November

November is the time to count our many blessings – name them one by one. I want to look at each day and name at least one blessing from that day. Something that happened or affected me on that day and not just in general. It can be so easy to igore those little blessings…

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A Giveaway From Our Friends at Energizer

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! On this Cyber Monday, have you been shopping?  Do any of the toys or electronics you purchased need batteries?  Well, I have something just for you.  One of my readers will win a specially marked package of batteries.  These specially marked packages will offer you the batteries for your…

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A New Nativity

A few years ago, I decided I wanted to collect Nativity Sets.  There are so many unique sets available and I love looking at them.  As part of my 40 Before 40 Challenge, I decided I wanted to get a new Nativity set to add to my collection.  But, instead of me purchasing one, I…

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Scenes from Our Week – Week 8

The kids enjoying the pool after our Thanksgiving meal.  Pat and I  Bennett and Reagan were excited to get up on the roof with Dad while he was hanging the Christmas lights.  Our house all lit up for Christmas! 

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Counting My Blessings In November

November is the time to count our many blessings – name them one by one. I want to look at each day and name at least one blessing from that day. Something that happened or affected me on that day and not just in general. It can be so easy to ignore those little blessings…

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Counting My Blessings In November

November is the time to count our many blessings – name them one by one. I want to look at each day and name at least one blessing from that day. Something that happened or affected me on that day and not just in general. It can be so easy to igore those little blessings…

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From Iowa?

I saw this posted on Facebook this week and thought it was pretty funny:  Not all of these apply to me but most of them sure do!  IOWA, according to Jeff Foxworthy: If your local Dairy Queen is closed from September through May, you may live in Iowa. If someone in a Home Depot store…

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Counting My Blessings In November

November is the time to count our many blessings – name them one by one. I want to look at each day and name at least one blessing from that day. Something that happened or affected me on that day and not just in general. It can be so easy to igore those little blessings…

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Christmas Giving Around the World

Several years ago, when Reagan and I were in MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) our group was responsible for an Operation Christmas Child box.  After doing that, I knew I wanted to give boxes as a family.  I even made it one of my 40 Before 40 Challenges and we accomplished it! Operation Christmas Child is…

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Scenes From Our Week – Week 7

This weekend was our annual Jones Family Christmas.  My mom and her four sisters get together with all their children and grandchildren every year.  We usually get together in November before the rush of the holiday season.  Plus, the weather usually cooperates better for all the travelers.  We rent out a place, this year renting…

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