Five Minute Friday – Finish

  I am once again joining Lisa-Jo Baker for Five Minute Friday.  I am sad to hear that Lisa-Jo will only host this one and next week and then she is “finishing” with Five Minute Friday, but I was glad someone […]

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Birthday – mine and the blog’s

Well, today I am one year closer to 50 years old.  According to the cashier at Goodwill yesterday, I am looking a full five years past that age (seriously, STOP asking if I qualify for the senior discount people…).  I […]

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11-Year-Old Chinese Boy Donates Organs to Save Others

Such a difficult decision to make, but this eleven year old made it willingly. The best birthday present I could and will ever receive is my daughter receiving a heart transplant just over five years ago. Please consider organ donation […]

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Monkeys, Math and More, Oh My! (A Giveaway)

As the mom of a girl, I am concerned about making sure she does not shy away from math and science early on in life.  So, when I heard about 10monkeys Math World Giveaway, I jumped on board to help […]

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Stray Thoughts Sunday

This week’s Stray Thoughts Sundays, keeping in mind I was gone to my mom’s with only phone internet access for most of the week. This week started with a drop in to the medical clinic for my daughter (ear infection […]

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Thursday Thumbs Up!

This week’s Thursday Thumbs Ups are a potpourri of items  Enjoy! 1.  Frozen Chicken Sandwiches from Costco  These are some tasty, super easy chicken sandwiches that you just throw in the microwave.  The buns don’t get soggy, the chicken tastes […]

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Five Minute Friday – Belong

I am once again participating in Five Minute Friday.  Lisa-Jo is on vacation, so it is being hosted this week by Crystal Stine!  The topic for the week is “Belong” – the rules are always the same.  Five minutes of […]

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Thursday Thumbs Up

Today has been kind of a crappy day, so determining some thumbs up may be a little difficult.  But, I will do my best.  After all, gratitude can change attitude! First, I’ll give a thumbs up to our preschool teacher. […]

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