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  1. Simple Living
    ~the day is almost over:D ~my son getting a second chance ~the generousity of neighbours...had to borrow a vehicle today for an important appointment and mine wasn't working right ~long hot showers ~talking to my Mom today
  2. Lifestyle challenges
    ~laundry on the line ~refilled water bottles for DH and boys ~washed in cold water ~leftovers for supper tonight ~did have to buy medicine today ~2 more bags ready to donate to goodwill ~used up bananas in muffins ~spent $ on seeds and plants but will receive back so much more:)
  3. Simple Living
    "Dreams are the touchstones of our character." -Henry David Thoreau
  4. Simple Living
    ~a good weekend despite feeling under the weather ~great weather ~DD's friend...sweet girl ~our garden coming together ~being able to give to others ~my dh and his sacrifices for his family ~excitement of our new adventure this summer ~hope
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  6. Simple Living
    I miss Heather starting these threads! Today I am thankful for: ~44 years of life ~my parents who raised me in a loving, caring, Christian home ~email and snail mail birthday wishes ~sleeping late ~a day off work ~dinner out with my best friend
  7. Simple Living
    ~a new week! ~falling pretty ~DH and his love ~friendship ~surprise in the mail from a lady who works for my parents...a Willow Tree sweet:angel: ~good food ~our cozy home
  8. Simple Living
    I hope that my achievements in life shall be these - that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've...
  9. Simple Living
    ~that the village is up and running again ~warm temps ~eating fresh veggies from the garden ~blue sky ~leaves falling
  10. Simple Living
    ~for QuilterMom (she knows why) ~my sewing room (although small its all mine) ~my clothes racks on a rainy day ~dh ~my kids who always bring a smile to my face
  11. Simple Living
    A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing. ~Laura Ingalls Wilder How very true!:)
  12. Simple Living
    ~sunshine ~family working together today in the garden ~an early start to the day ~Mennonite neighbours ~raspberries ~rolling pins:) ~DH ~friends ~Christmas plans
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    Good morning everyone. Its a beautiful morning here. The birds are singing, the sun is shining and the breeze is blowing. Its suppose to be hot today, but not quite as hot as yesterday. We still haven't put in our a/c and were hoping we can go the summer w/o it. Today I need to...
  14. Lifestyle challenges
    Everyone is doing a great job. Keep it up and those pennies will grow into $$. Today I'm: ~no a/c yet. It was close to putting it in yesterday, but we held off. A bit cooler today. ~windows opened for air until it warms up, then will close them to keep the cool air in. ~blinds are...
  15. Simple Living
    ~smiles ~a busy but quiet day all by myself! ~call from DH ~strawberries...mmmm! ~Vineyard music playing in the background
  16. Simple Living
    It's a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it's light out. ~Calvin Delaney (my 7 year old) can totally understand this quote! ;) :angel:
  17. Health challenges
    Today I did 45 minutes on my treadmill.
  18. Homesteading and gardening
    Good morning everyone, on this Easter Sunday. The sun is shining and the temperatures are up a wee bit from yesterday. Today is a day of rest for me, although I do have to bake bread. There are no stores opened, and I'm completely out of bread. Once the bread is on the go, I plan on...
  19. Lifestyle challenges
    No $$ spent here today, all stores are closed ~heat turned down ~blinds are opened ~used bath water to flush toilet with ~saved $1.50 in coupons yesterday ~paid $1.29 for 18 kg of kitty litter because I had $7.20 in Canadian Tire money ~dh made extra $$ yesterday doing a small job for someone...
  20. Simple Living
    ~that we were able to pay all bills and have money leftover ~for quilting ~for my freezer ~God's answered prayer ~continued improvement in my mom :thumb: