Posted by / 31 January 2009 / 8 Comments / ,

Frugal Luxuries #5

Frugal Luxuries #5 Frugal Luxuries #5

So, what meal did you plan ahead for yourself? And how did you spend the wee bit of time you saved? Stress is the number one contributor ...

Posted by / 30 January 2009 / 12 Comments / , ,

Grocery Cart Recipe Swap-Hummus

Grocery Cart Recipe Swap-Hummus Grocery Cart Recipe Swap-Hummus

(picture shown is of homemade black bean hummus) Bob and I have been making our own hummus for quite awhile. Here is the recipe we use. ...

Hooked on Fridays: My STARR friends!

Hooked on Fridays: My STARR friends! Hooked on Fridays: My STARR friends!

I am participating in Hooked on Houses' Hooked On Fridays series. I am Hooked on this set of friends whom I share a common experience ...

Posted by / 29 January 2009 / 16 Comments / ,

Valentine's Decor

Valentine's Decor Valentine's Decor

I am participating in Trim the Tree Thursday, which I think is going to have a name change to reflect the various holidays, but more on th...

Snow Day Aftermath

Snow Day Aftermath Snow Day Aftermath

Got into school this morning and discovered that our school building did not want a snow day. The fire alarm was going off, the intercom ...

Posted by / 28 January 2009 / 8 Comments / , , ,

Snow Day Pasta

Snow Day Pasta Snow Day Pasta

Since I had a snow day and Bob had to work, I decided to cook dinner for him like a good housewife would. I decided to make pasta, becaus...

Introducing a new blogger friend!

Introducing a new blogger friend! Introducing a new blogger friend!

I have the most wonderful opportunity to introduce to you a friend of mine who has recently joined the blogging community. Barb and I met ...

Posted by / 27 January 2009 / 5 Comments / , ,

This article was written about the school where my husband is principal. I thought you would enjoy the human interest of it! JEFFERSON CI...

Chicken Roll Ups with Goat Cheese and Spinach!

Chicken Roll Ups with Goat Cheese and Spinach! Chicken Roll Ups with Goat Cheese and Spinach!

Bob and I love this dish. It is a two person dish for us, so we both get to help in the kitchen! Bob pounds, I stuff and seal. chicken b...

Posted by / 26 January 2009 / 24 Comments /

Kitchen Scrubbing

Kitchen Scrubbing Kitchen Scrubbing

Manuela's posts about cleaning her kitchen motivated me to do the same. I have a lot of guests coming through the house in February an...

Posted by / 25 January 2009 / 6 Comments /

Book Review Sunday-Fireproof (novelization) by Eric Wilson

Book Review Sunday-Fireproof (novelization) by Eric Wilson Book Review Sunday-Fireproof (novelization) by Eric Wilson

Pam at sidewalk shoes reviews a book on Sundays that she has read. I would love to copy her idea. I read a lot and would love a way to k...

Posted by / 24 January 2009 / 9 Comments / , ,

Frugal Luxuries #4

Frugal Luxuries #4 Frugal Luxuries #4

Did you get a green plant in your life last week? This week, focus on the luxury of planning. Join Gayle at Grocery Cart Challenge and l...

We have a Winner!

We have a Winner! We have a Winner!

#29 belongs to.... Manuela at The Pleasures of Homemaking . If you haven't visited her blog, please take a moment to visit her and...

Posted by / 23 January 2009 / 4 Comments /

Just a few more hours!

Just a few more hours! Just a few more hours!

Just a few more hours to enter my drawing!

Grocery Swap Recipe Friday!

Grocery Swap Recipe Friday! Grocery Swap Recipe Friday!

Gayle from the Grocery Shop Challenge hosts a Recipe Friday each week. Here is my week's contribution, which I got from Pam at sidewal...

Posted by / 21 January 2009 / 36 Comments /

This is it! My 400th post Giveaway! CLOSED!

This is it!  My 400th post Giveaway! CLOSED! This is it! My 400th post Giveaway! CLOSED!

When I started blogging in 2005 , I never thought I would encourage others to blog, read regularly over 40 blogs and make hundreds of new fr...

Thank you, Kim!

Thank you, Kim! Thank you, Kim!

Kim from Home is Where the Heart Is showed me where to make cool banners for my blog. Thank you so much! Terri

Posted by / 19 January 2009 / 12 Comments /

My husband the Chef!

My husband the Chef! My husband the Chef!

I often call Bob "Chef Bob" because he loves to cook so much and because he is so good. Recently he made this steak recipe (than...

Posted by / 18 January 2009 / 18 Comments /

Nearing 400....

Nearing 400.... Nearing 400....

posts! I began this blog in December, 2006 to have a journal that I could write and share with my family my journey through this incredible...

Posted by / 17 January 2009 / 16 Comments /

Newsflash!

Newsflash! Newsflash!

I found some lamps! For those of you who have been following my bedroom redo, come and see if you aggree that these lamps are what is n...

Frugal Luxuries #3

Frugal Luxuries #3 Frugal Luxuries #3

Did you try a special dish just for yourself last week? There is a magic in growing something, isn't there? Having something alive to...

Posted by / 16 January 2009 / 10 Comments /

A Beautiful Life!

A Beautiful Life! A Beautiful Life!

Melissa is having a special event today on her blog The Inspired Room . If you don't know her blog, you should definitely check her ...

Posted by / 14 January 2009 / 16 Comments /

Once in a while....

Once in a while.... Once in a while....

peace reigns at our house! Here are our three furbabies enjoying our newly decorated bedroom! (photo courtesy of my cell phone!)

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