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9 Lessons I’ve Learned From My Mum

Originally posted on Living With No Excuses:
1. Take everyone with a pinch of salt Not everyone will be to your liking. People have said that I see the best in people and this isn’t necessarily the case. I’m far…

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Father’s Day

I’m really struggling with this holiday this year.  My husband’s dad, along with my brothers’ dad, have passed away within the last year.  The worst thought now, is my oldest niece just lost her dad yesterday.  My heart is breaking … Continue reading

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Lists

I like lists.  I typically have about 3 or 4 going at once.  It’s nuts.  Most of them are grocery or to-do lists.  Heck, I have a list of every DVD I own.  It’s not a bad thing; it’s just … Continue reading

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I pray this changes your life

Originally posted on Chris Martin Writes:
Click to purchase For some, the Bible can be an intimidating book to dig into. Its pages reveal a history of days past, with practical application for the here and now. Every word inspired…

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Foregoing…

My IVF doctor suggested that we do genetic testing to ensure the chances of a birth defect are minimal and possibly for gender selection. Pause for a moment… No.  I think it’s unnecessary testing and a waste of money.  Why? … Continue reading

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The Debt Dilemma

I mentioned in a previous post that I read Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover during my Vegas vacation.  It has resulted in many things. The first thing I did was cut up all my credit cards.  Right after I did this, I … Continue reading

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The Good Diet

After a week in Vegas, it’s time to get back on track with food.  I ate and drank myself into some really tight pants.  I feel like the Sta-Puff Marshmallow Man and I have more rolls than Sara Lee right now.  Although … Continue reading

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Taking Notice

Vegas was awesome.  It’s really not something that should take a week to experience though.  A week is simply too long.  We spent plenty of time just relaxing in our room.  I did thoroughly enjoy the heat!  A “girls weekend” … Continue reading

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What kind of stranger are you?

It took me a moment to remember the last time anyone was kind to me. I was at the gas station getting something to drink for a coworker and myself.  I opened my wallet and realized that I had left … Continue reading

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WOW! Does the craziness ever stop?

I have not posted because it’s been a very busy few weeks. Sad news is, fundraising isn’t going as well for me as I have seen it for other people.  I’ve been called “selfish” for asking people for money, others … Continue reading

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