Monthly Archives: February 2011

Second lamb arrives!

The past couple of days have been beyond busy with the animals.  I will give an more detailed update later, but for now we are thankful to have the arrival of our second lamb.  Merry had a ram lamb this … Continue reading

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Managing your grocery budget #12- things that blow the budget

We plan the menu, make out the shopping list, clip a few coupons, and head to the store.  Everything is going well for several weeks and then a special event comes and we want party food.  Can we do that … Continue reading

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Friends

Thankful for friends! I am so thankful that we do not live here alone.  Being part of a family is just the way God intended us to be, and I have a wonderful one.  But friends are great too.  We … Continue reading

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First lamb!

We had our first lamb last night! Artemis had a big ram lamb. Lamb count: rams-1, ewes- 0 Pictures coming.

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Money making opportunity- Surveys

  I received this email today and want to pass this on to you.  This is my FAVORITE survey company!  Their surveys are usually product based and I often receive test products in the mail.  They pay $3 for each … Continue reading

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Managing your budget- #10 planning ahead

Time is money How much money is your time worth?  Sometimes I feel that since I am a stay-at-home mother that I have a lot of time (when compared to my friends who are working moms) and that therefor my … Continue reading

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Managing your budget #9- Playing the Drug Store Game

While I generally like to shop at the store that consistently has the lowest prices, playing the drug store game is an exception to that rule. I had worked on how to shop at drug stores for the maximum benefit, … Continue reading

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Plain Wisdom- Book review

Plain Wisdom by Cindy Woodsmall and Miriam Flaud This book is just what the sub title states: “An invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two Women” Cindy Woodsmall is an author who specializes in Amish style fiction. She has become … Continue reading

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Purex Crystals Winners

Thanks to all who entered my first give away.  It was a success.  Hoping there will be more, so stay tuned.  Now, the winners are: Linda S Nancy C Amanda C Please send my your snail mail address and email … Continue reading

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Managing your budget- Volunteer!

We are heading to the National Wildlife and Turkey Federation 2011 Convention.  The tickets cost $20/each, but all 4 of us will get in free.  No, we are not sneaking in, we will have name tags and be welcomed at … Continue reading

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