Category Archives: Money

7 Quick Takes Friday Vol. 26

  Happy 2011!  Here’s a glimpse into my week. 1.  Monday, we were back on our home school schedule.  I don’t think my five-year old was ready to crack the books just yet…would do you think?

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Pantry Challenge Week 1

Yesterday, I reviewed our family’s budget and realized I needed to get back on track with my grocery spending.  My jeans are also telling me I need to cut out the Christmas cookies and find some more healthy snacks.  

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Merry Christmas to All

I wish you and your family peace and joy as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. This year has been filled with many milestones for my family. 

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 24

For more Quick Takes, please check out Jennifer at the Conversion Diary.  1. We are having a wonderful Advent.  Thanks to our cool Advent calendar activity set, we are learning every day about the journey of Mary and Joseph from Nazareth and the … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 23

1. One year ago today, my mother-in-law died.  In many ways, it actually seems more than one year since our lives have changed so much. I remember getting the call at work, sitting at my desk, and sobbing uncontrollably.  I could … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 21

Please join Jennifer for more Quick Takes. 1. As I write this, it is Thursday, and still Veterans Day.  I would like to take a moment to pause and recognize the veterans. I would especially like to honor the sacrifice of the brave men … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 16

I can’t belive it’s Friday!  This week and month is flying by! Here’s some highlights of my week: 1. We have been busy with home schooling and baking.  Ladybug is on set 5 of the Bob Books.  Thursday night she read The Best … Continue reading

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