Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2011’

  • boxes of books

    It may be time for some bookshelves…

    A few months ago I went with Trent on a work trip.  We took a couple extra days and he booked us a night at a bed and breakfast.  There were some Reader’s Digest Condensed Books in the room that Trent really liked.  In fact, …

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  • pumpkin pie french toast

    Pumpkin Pie French Toast…

      Not only were these Pumpkin Pie French Toast simple to make, they tasted great and even got a thumbs up from Trent!   Mix together: 3 eggs 1/2 cup milk 3/4 cup canned pumpkin 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice     Dip each side …

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  • A New Chapter…

    Today has been such a very interesting day for me full of all kinds of different emotions.  After nearly four years working as an administrative assistant I closed that chapter in my life and am now going to be walking down a new road. God …

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  • thrifty gift ideas necklaces

    DIY Pendant Necklace

    Whether you have a jewelry lover that you need a gift for or are looking for an easy DIY craft, you’re going to love this DIY Pendant Necklace! The hardest part about this project will be picking out the pendant.     I purchased the …

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  • Take A Minute Tuesday…

    Today as we take a break from our normal posts, I encourage you to be still for just a few minutes and take some time to meet with God.  God is all around us; we just have to take the time to experience Him.  Psalm …

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  • Thrifty Gift Ideas Bookmarks

    DIY Ribbon Bookmark

    This DIY Ribbon Bookmark is a fabulous gift that won’t break the bank. Plus, this is one of those DIY crafts that’s perfect for those of us that don’t consider ourselves crafty people! The most time consuming part of this project was picking out which …

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  • pumpkin scones

    Pumpkin Scones

      I’ve never tried to make scones before because it sounds like it would be a lot of work. Not to mention the fact that they’ve always sounded intimidating to me. I’m happy to report that this Pumpkin Scone recipe was very easy to put …

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  • Take A Minute Tuesday…

    Today as we take a break from our normal posts, I encourage you to be still for just a few minutes and take some time to meet with God.  God is all around us; we just have to take the time to experience Him.  Psalm …

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  • burnt scones

    Crisis Averted…

    Why is it that some of my funniest posts happen when I’m cooking?  Remember my attempt at making a frittata?  This afternoon I decided I’d try a new recipe – Pumpkin Scones.  I was so excited because this just sounded so yummy, and so like …

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  • Budgeting: A straightjacket or not?

    It amazes me how people feel about budgeting.  The other day I heard someone comparing budgeting to wearing a straightjacket.  I know that I’m in the minority of people but I feel as though it’s quite the opposite – it’s so very freeing. Don’t get …

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