Archive | November, 2011

Six Month Cancer Check-Up

For new readers or readers who have forgotten the details of my thyroid cancer journey, (that’s OK, it’s been over 7 years, my own family has a hard time keeping track of the details) I’ll give a brief history. (according to Wikipedia, this is what papillary thyroid cancer looks like) Living with cancer isn’t quiet as pretty. June 2005 thyroid and lymph […]

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Light the Fire!

It’s that time of the year when the house is getting nippy, the kids are fussing about being cold, I’m nagging them to put on sweaters, and we all love to crank the heat or light a fire in the fireplace.   There’s nothing like sitting in front of a crackling fire, sipping a cup of hot […]

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Thanksgiving is Never Really Over

Thanksgiving is never really over.I don’t mean because of the pounds of dry turkeyyou’ll be eating for months and months and months. Turkey soup, turkey sandwiches, turkey and rice,turkey cheddar broccoli casserole,turkey and cranberry casseroleare ways we try to get rid of the poultry.We should never try to get rid of thespirit of Thanksgivingwe’ve been […]

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Thankful to the LORD~ 1 Chronicles 16:34 O give thanks unto the LORD; for He is good; for His mercy endureth for ever. Psalms 97:12 Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks  at the remembrance of His holiness. Thankful for YOU~ 1 Thessalonians 1:2 We give thanks to God always for you all, […]

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Give Thanks IN…

Being thankful is not just a suggestion… not just a holy hint… not just a good idea for a good life. Yesterday we learned it’s God’s will that we’re thankful. (Stone from Dutch Mill, Inc.) The Lord even gives us a few guidelines for abiding in His will. Today we’re going to talk about one simple word. Just […]

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What’s God’s Will?

(Stone from Dutch Mill, Inc.) It’s easy to sail amiss in our Christian lives,  like ships without rudders, trying to find the center of God’s perfect will for our lives. We pray, seek counsel, pray, seek more counsel, but sometimes an evident answer from Heaven isn’t heard. It’s never that God isn’t listening, I think we’re looking […]

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Sometimes I have projects that are intentions for so long they begin to be irritations. This bag of pinecones has been around for a few years. I’m surprised they didn’t grow into trees down in my craft area. I just  couldn’t throw them away. Wouldn’t be frugal. Yea, I know I could just pick more. But, […]

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Take a Hint Mint!

A Myntz mint, that is. I have a new favorite mint. See the cool tin? They’re better than Altoids tins because the lid is flat. No embossing that’s nice to look at, but hard to cover up. Delicious mints and useable tins, what more could a frugal momma want? A set of die cuts for […]

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