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Happy Homemaker Monday - November 29

The weather in my neck of the woods: 42 degrees but with this crazy wind it feels even less.  It's pretty cold out there. Things that make me happy: Warm cups of hot chocolate with a dollop of whipped cream Book I…

Christmas has arrived.........

our household has been abuzz with the spirit of Christmas, for the past 3 days. We had already done the outside decorations but as soon as Thanksgiving was behind us, the inside decorations came out and since then we've be…

Stuffed and Thankful!

I'm utterly stuffed, content and exhausted, all wrapped into one little ball. The preparations for Thanksgiving began two days ago, with lots of baking and prepping for the main event. The meal in itself was wonderful, …

Thanksgiving Menu!

I'm elbow deep in the kitchen, with splotches of flour here and there, pumpkin pulp, a thawed out turkey and all the makings of a great meal. It's usually just us 4 for Thanksgiving, but this year we're having a f…

Happy Homemaker Monday - November 22

The weather in my neck of the woods: Had a little bit of rain yesterday but back to blue skies today.  Temps are nice and cool though so I guess that's something to be happy about. Things that make me happy: Hibernat…

To Hibernate or not????

Why does society feel that in order to have a good weekend and spend time with your family, you need to go out and spend money?  You need to go eat at a restaurant, or go to a movie, or waste gas driving  somewhere where you'…

Hibernating!

Have you ever just taken the phone off the hook, locked the doors and hibernated for a whole weekend? It sounds good doesn't it?  Well that's exactly what our little family is doing. Taking a break from the outside wo…

Scentsy Wick-less Candles Winner!

Wow it looks like a lot of you love the Scentsy candles OR candles in general.  Thank you all for entering the contest and unfortunately, I don't have a prize for each and every single one of you, but don't let that stop …

Cooking Thursday - November 18

Won't you join me and share with us one of your new recipes, or an old family favorite, you can even throw in a recipe for homemade soaps or detergents (just remember to specify). For the guidelines, you can go here . **…

The Christmas Gift by William Bennett - Review

Every school has its legend; Ben Jackson was Maple Grove Elementary's. He has been held back five years in a row; he was exposed to nuclear radiation as a child; he was raised in the woods by bears. So went the many asse…

Scentsy Wick-less Candles Giveaway!

Have you ever heard of the Scentsy Wick-less Candles?  I'm sure many of you have and know just how wonderful they are.  Well I was contacted by Lauren McKelvey and asked if I wouldn't mind doing a giveaway on my blog …

Happy Homemaker Monday - November 15

The weather in my neck of the woods: 47 degrees outside, finally able to throw on some boots and pull out some of my sweaters.  Makes me feel like I'm in Idaho...love it. Things that make me happy: Cold weather, beli…

The Beauty of Growth

I'm often amazed by the way nature works. It's so easy to completely take it for granted, to overlook the beauty of a simple growing plant, but have you ever just stopped and looked, really looked at the process and t…

Don't Kiss Him Goodbye by Sandra Byrd - Review

Don't Kiss Him Good-Bye   London Confidential #3 Sandra Byrd Binding:Softcover ISBN:   978-1-4143-2599-6 List Price:  $6.99 Release Date:  October 2010 Page Count:  256 Trim Size:  4 3/16 x 6 7/8 Now established in her quirky…