September 23, 2017

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Over the last few months, I have been pleasantly surprised by free samples that I received in my mailbox. I had registered and then forgotten about them. Vocal points will send samples,freebies and high value coupons. Just complete the registration and receive exclusive Proctor and Gamble coupons, samples, newsletters and discounts.

Inspiration for holiday festivities?


Knowing that many booths around me were calling my name, I finally snuck away for a few minutes and captured some inspiration to get me into the holiday mood. Yes, there were plenty of ways to be inspired for the holiday festivities, and this was from only 1/10 of the aisles.The weekend leading up to my trip to Ecuador, I was working furiously manning my Homemade Gourmet booth. Serving samples, sharing cooking tips for making “4 Meals in 4 Minutes” and encouraging people with unique family traditions. My weekend would not have worked with out the extra help from my family. They were troops and stepped up SO MUCH! My daughter was the main sampler maker and server. Who wouldn’t buy from someone who shared, ” I made those just for you this morning.” 🙂

Preparing for a large crowd of guests


What do you do when your son “reminds” you that there are 100 guests invited to his Sweet 16 party in three days (which is today)?

1. Don’t panic.

Easy Thanksgiving Table Decor


I am scrambling to highlight our Thanksgiving table with some quick, easy and frugal decor.

Our first step to easy Thanksgiving table decor is to “shop our house and yard.” As much as I desire a Better Homes and Garden look, a simple approach to decorating assures all of us that we don’t have to be designers to create a welcoming home. We can add much more glamor than what I am showing, butmy desire is to encourage everyone of you that with just a few extra minutes, you can set a beautiful table.

Free Thanksgiving Recipe E-book


Quality Health is offering a free Thanksgiving Recipe book with wonderful photos and directions. I just previewed the downloadbefore offering it to you and it’s worth the few minutes it takes to receive it.

Finding Thankfulness Through a Thrift Store?


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A Sunday Moment


Few receive the calling to adopt, but what can you share in the mandate to look after orphans and widows?James 1:27
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress…

Free Martha Stewart and Paula Deen Holiday Cookbooks


Free Martha Steward Thanksgiving cookbook, Free Paula Deen holiday planner

A peek at my week


There are no words to describe this amazing experience; the dichotomies are too numerous to journal. I am in a race against the clock since the electricity is going down again in ten minutes, and we just walked in the […]

Fun surprise


I had a fun surprise this morning when I received an email that I am a finalist for the Home school blog awards. Even though I don’t often post about my home school adventure, homeschooling has been our educational path […]