Scenes From Our Week – Week 11

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Scenes From Our Week – Week 11

The weeks are getting quite busy now and I have lots to share from our week! Every year we celebrate the day we got our house, December 15 – 8 years ago now- by having “Family Day”.  We have a special meal complete with sparking grape juice.  Then after dinner we decorate our Gingerbread Houses together. …

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Product Review and Coupon Code: Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream

On November 1, 2011, I began using APOTHEDERM Stretch Mark Cream.  The directions stated that I was to use it twice daily, applying to the stretch mark areas and seeing results in as little as 14 days and up to 12 weeks.  Trust me, I was skeptical.  It has been nearly 7 years since I…

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A Couple of Winners

The winner of the PHIX Energy drink mix is frugalmommieof2 said… I would replace my afternoon coke or iced coffee.   The winner of the ENERGIZER batteries is Kris K said… I would use the Lithium. They would be used up with the remotes and the wireless mouse! Thanks so much for entering and being visitors…

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Check Out BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP for Your Gift Giving

We are huge fans of BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP at our house.  Our kids love to go there and pick out new outfits for their bears.  The boys gave Reagan a bunny from BUILD-A-BEAR when she was born to welcome her to our family and “Rachel” has been very much loved ever since.  Reagan’s birthday is at…

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Scenes From Our Week – Week 10

It has been a long week.  I woke up at 3:30 Wednesday morning with the mother of all migraines.  I used to get migraines all the time, but over the years I have been more careful about the triggers that would bring them on as well as taking different medications to regulate my hormones.  Well,…

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Book Review: Proof of Heaven by Mary Curran Hackett

PROOF OF HEAVEN By Mary Curran Hackett Published: November 1, 2011 He might be young, but Colm already recognizes the truth: that he’s sick and not getting better. His mother, Cathleen, fiercely believes her faith will protect her ailing son, but Colm is not so sure. With a wisdom far beyond his years, Colm has…

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Phix Energy Review and Giveaway

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! Are you feeling a little sluggish during your afternoon meeting?  When you put your toddler down for a nap, do you want to crawl into bed too?  Are you feeling like you don’t have enough energy to get everything done during this busy holiday season? Are you looking for…

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Scenes from our Week – Week 9

The boys had their annual Christmas program at school.  Since the 6th graders move on to Middle School next year, they get to be the “stars” of the show.  The 3rd – 5th graders provide the music while the 6th graders perform the play.  Bennett is a 5th grader and played in band and sang. …

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Advent Calendar Time

We have always done Advent Calendars for the kids.  For the past few years the boys have gotten the Lego City Advent Calendar, but this year they will be super excited to get the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar.  I can’t wait to see their excitement.  In order for each of them to “get” something…

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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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