Archive for October 2009
A Quick and Easy Halloween Treat
I saw these cookies in a magazine ad and thought they cute and easy to make. They definately were! These are from the Bettycrocker.com website. Chocolate Mummy Cookies (or skeleton hand cookies) 1 pouch Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix 2 Tbs unsweetened baking cocoa 1/3 butter or margarine, softened 1 egg 1 container Betty Crocker…Read More
I have caught our cat Baxter sitting here a few times, and was actually able to catch a photo of it. Is he looking to start his own blog or maybe Facebook profile? Hmmmmm.Read More
Winners of the Journal!
I decided to give away both of the journals that Energizer sent me. Random.org selected 2 winners and they are RANDOM.ORG – Integer Generator: “Here are your random numbers: 4 3 Timestamp: 2009-10-27 13:47:20 UTC” Melissa Ward Julie I will contact them by email and send them out right away! Thanks for signing up. I…Read More
Mondays Matter: Week 43
Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza LISTEN, PRAY, APPRECIATE MUSIC -Over 70% of schools are not able to maintain funding for the arts. -Students with coursework in music appreciation score roughly 60 points higher in verbal and 40 points higher in math…Read More
Mondays Matter: Week 42
I can’t believe this is week 42 already! That means only 10 more weeks of 2009 left! YIKES! Christmas is only 9 weeks away. Enjoy the last 10 weeks and make sure you are making a difference! Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly…Read More
One of those weeks!
Do you ever have one of those days or weeks or months where you just can’t keep it all straight. I feel like I am having one this week. I had a volunteer responsibility this week that I wanted to be sure I didn’t forget about. I had some other things on my mind as…Read More
Mondays Matter: Week 41
Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza CHOOSE CANVAS BAGS -Almost 7 billion paper bags and 440 billion plastic bags are used every year. -Only 5.2 % of plastic bags and 21% of paper bags are recycled. -The average length of time a…Read More
Last 2 days of the 10-Day Give…
Day 9: As I mentioned on my first day of the 10-Day give, I give the storytime at our library. Today there was a conference to teach librarians about how to add music to storytimes. So, the local library paid for me to attend the program. The drive to the conference was 45 minutes each…Read More
4 More Days of Giving……..
Day 5: I really, really wanted to stay home while my daughter was in school, but I knew that I needed to go visit my hospice patient. So, I went and spent some time with her and am very glad I did. I noticed that she had declined a bit since last week and I…Read More
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The company know for its “Keep Going” spirit is hitting the pavement to help find the cures for breast cancer. Energizer is continuing its longtime support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure by becoming the first ever Presenting Sponsor and Official Battery of the Breast Cancer 3-Day…Read More