Archive for September, 2012

Why Yes It Is Tomato Central Around Here….

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

  Sorry, I’ve meant to post several things but the tomatoes are holding me hostage! I finally got the bushel canned, then I was given another bucket full of tomatoes today! I do love all the pretty red jars lined up though. I’ve made spaghetti sauce, and crushed and plain tomatoes. I have to decide […]

Marshall Publishing~Pony Express & Oregon Trail DVD~Schoolhouse Review

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

I received the opportunity to review a DVD from Marshall Publishing and we chose the History of the Oregon Trail. This DVD also includes an episode about the Pony Express. About Marshall Publishing: Marshall Publishing and Promotions, Inc. is a multi-faceted media publishing organization. Our goal is to provide lots and lots of media fun for […]

Tellin’ The Truth Tuesday

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

  Today, I’d like to share some links to sites I’ve found helpful on this (LOOOOOOOONG weight loss journey I’ve been on).   My fitness pal–great site to track your calories, carbs, or exercise (or all 3) The Beck Diet Solution–this is NOT a diet but a way to correct your thinking about food and […]

Works of God~Share A Blessing

Monday, September 10th, 2012

  Man! I am so tired! But it’s actually a blessing. I found a great deal on tomatoes at the Farmer’s Market this weekend. So, I’ve been up to my eyeballs in tomatoes–canning, cooking, chopping, peeling! I haven’t canned for a long while but I’m enjoying it. I have some more pumpkins to process as […]

From Outside The Frame

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

  Tips to take good photos of food 10 places to get inspired 101 fun things to do this fall 100 fall activities for kids Fun Scribbler for online art Tips for better muffins Wow~couple finds a Medieval well under their living room! The secret to mothering with more patience Shabby tin cans~cute!     Let me […]

Freezer Cooking Friday

Friday, September 7th, 2012

My freezer cooking plans have been derailed by the need to put up produce before it spoils. That is a good thing though especially because most of it was free. I am processing the pumpkins that grew up in my backyard. Pumpkins are quite a chore actually! I’m going to post about my process later. […]

What Is God Doing During Trials?

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

During the sermon a few weeks ago, the pastor shared from Exodus 13. He said that the Israelites didn’t see what God was doing. It seemed that He was leading them into worse situations than what they had left in Egypt. I know that I’ve felt the same way during many of our trials. “God, […]

Any Blessings?

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

  Are you blessed today? We were blessed to have Lee home for the weekend. He had just left on a haul and was able to come home after about a week. That’s a nice bonus. We had a few more nice summery days! My garden is almost done but I have another batch of […]

New Authors I’ve Found Because Of My Kindle

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

  I found a few authors this year that I had never heard of before. They were free for Kindle books. I discovered I really enjoyed their writing. I currently have more free books on my Kindle than I will be able to read anytime soon, but if you’re a book lover as I am, […]