Archive for July, 2012

Schoolhouse Teachers~TOS Crew Review

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Schoolhouse presented by The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is a treasure trove of help and ideas for the homeschool teacher. From their site: was created with the vision to provide quality homeschool materials from the best teachers in many subject areas. We offer daily, weekly, and monthly lesson plans and activity ideas.The site has daily lessons […]

Tellin’ The Truth Tuesday

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

  I’m back on the strict part of my diet. I’m doing very well. I haven’t done as much exercise, but my goal is 3 times this week. I don’t work out as vigorously when I’m eating lower calories on the strict phase but I do not want to get out my new good habit.   When […]


Monday, July 30th, 2012

I received 2 emails that a virus blocker kicks in when people visit my site recently. I’ve emailed my web designer and she checked things out and doesn’t see a problem. She will look at something else we’re wondering about  tomorrow a.m. when she’s got time on her schedule. I don’t know what it is […]

3 Ways To Help A Struggling Friend

Monday, July 30th, 2012

1. Pray God will encourage their heart. Ask God to help them be aware of His presence. 2. Let them know you are praying. 3. Share Scripture with them~God’s word is better than your words every time.

Lee Called

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Lee called tonight while I was eating dinner. I was really hungry and didn’t pick up the phone so he left me a message. It was this song playing on the radio!   This is one of the songs that’s “ours”. He put it on a tape and played it when he asked me to […]

From Outside The Frame

Friday, July 27th, 2012

  This series of articles explains the Pinterest copyright issues. At least in my opinion it does. I like what she had to say. How to say no when you feel pressured to say yes. Summer Camp at home ideas   PRETTY please enter my giveaway for the beautiful camera strap cover!   That’s about […]

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Camera Strap Cover~Giveaway~Because I’m Me

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

I met Jody several years ago when we both owned children’s resale stores. (Have you been around long enough that you remember my life juggling a store too?) Jody homeschools her children as a single mother and sells her beautifully sewn items on Etsy in her shop–Because I’m Me. She recently designed these beautiful camera […]

Shutterfly Sweepstakes

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Shutterfly’s  Long Live Summer Photo Contest on Facebook launched on Monday July 9th and it runs for 5 weeks. Long Live Summer – Facebook Photo Contest details (US residents only) 7/9 – 8/12 Multi-week summer themed photo sweepstakes with instant win prizes. Win a trip for four to The Bahamas and a professional photo shoot so […]

No Way….

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

This spring in AWANA, James had to fill out a page in his workbook about a time in his life that was hard and he had to depend on God for help. He chose something little that really wasn’t a hard time. I said, “Why don’t you write down about when Dad was in jail?” […]


Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Photo credit: kevinrosseel from We’re getting ready to go on a little vacation and I’m checking lists and packing and running to the store for last minute items. The most important thing I’m taking along is a new comforter for the hotel room. I looked up the accommodations online and their decor just doesn’t […]