Monthly Archives: November 2010

My Cup Runneth Over

“….my cup runneth over.” -Psalm 23:5 Image Credit: Shermeee   I know, I know…it’s not cool to use little snips and tid-bits of the Bible out of context, but it’s all good here. In this case David is thanking God … Continue reading

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My New Compassion Amigo: José

I got an early Christmas gift in the mail this weekend. I got assigned to become a Compassion Child Correspondent to little José in Peru! What is a Child Correspondent? As I’ve mentioned before, the letter-writing component of Compassion’s program … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

For the crafty peeps: How about making fabric flowers to don a t-shirt or a hat? Or a cute handprint holiday pillow for the grandparents this Christmas? How about a monogram wreath made out of fresh cedar (I know my cedar … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving to Remember

Aaannnnnndddd…..I’m back. I really meant to be back sooner, but this was a Thanksgiving for the record books; one we will not soon forget. This will forever be a symbol of Thanksgiving 2010, the one that will always be fondly … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is for Turkeys…but I Just Call Them “Family”

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Thanksgiving! I get seriously aggravated that Thanksgiving gets totally dissed every year. I mean, something’s wrong when we go straight from Halloween candy to Christmas trees in the store. Boo! In … Continue reading

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Mama Musings: Controlling the Chaos

What is it about Mondays? Why do they always insist on being so difficult? I’ve got a sick-ish kid, a trillion + one things to do to get ready for the holidays, and don’t even ask about the Pit of … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

Bloggers with a heart for Compassion:   Blogging from the Boonies Bohemian Bowmans Shaun Groves Compassion Can Yummy Food Blogs: Dani Spies Green Lite Bites Bloggers that always make me smile: Confessions of a Pioneer Woman (Being a former Okie, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Guy

Meet my favorite guy: The Husband. Today is his birthday. It was a birthday that involved a scary number. He hates birthdays. He also hates surprises. I gave him two: a trip to an unknown location and a gathering a friends … Continue reading

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Operation Christmas Child…Complete!

We have had so much fun shopping for and assembling boxes for Operation Christmas Child this year. Each person in our household was assigned a box to shop for (yes, even Dad!). The girls, of course, decided to prepare boxes … Continue reading

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A Photo Collage for our Compassion Kid

You may recall that I struggled writing the first letter to our Compassion child, Happyness. This time, it was much easier and I finally got to include everything that I wanted to send in the first letter…including a photo collage! … Continue reading

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