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  1. Blog
    Let me start off by saying Merry Xmas and Happy New Year. It seems like things haven gotten off to a rocky start. From Thanksgiving on, it has not been pretty. My family and I suffered a death in the family. We are still reeling from that one. Back at home from the funeral(we were gone 8...
  2. Support
    The black panther, cougar, catamount is "officially extinct" in New England. Although in a group of 20 Vermonters, 5 have had a friend see one, and one will have seen one personally. Last winter, DH and I hiked up around the stone cliffs behind our house. We saw deer trails, squirrel tracks...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    I was wondering about these dvd series. Anyone seen any of them? Are they worthwhile, particularly for true beginners like me? Thanks!
  4. General Chat
    Merry Christmas everyone! I had to stop and take a moment to reflect on the blessings we have recently received and just wanted to share them with you all, since you were instrumental (by way of advice and listening ears) in some of this. Here's a rundown of the Christmas blessings we have...
  5. General Chat
    Today I am thankful for the laundry in the basement; it means I have clothes to wear. I'm thankful for the stacks of paper on my office floor; it means I have a job. I'm thankful for the dishes in the sink waiting to be washed; it means I have food. I'm thankful for a dirty house to clean; it...
  6. General Chat
    I have to remind myself how lucky I am. Getting discouraged because my debt is not disappearing at the speed in which I would like is doing me no good. I am one of the lucky ones. - I make all payments on time and add a little to each. - I have plenty of food in the house. - My kids and dh...
  7. Simple Living
    ~Sunny and high of 80* here today, perfect weather! ~free coffee ~library books ~fv ~homemade goodies for breakfast ~confidence, hope ~my sweet kids ~good health and ability
  8. Simple Living
    ~a break in the heat wave ~dh ~quiet morning until dd got up:crackup: ~more than enough
  9. General Chat
    Hi Folks, I don't know if any of you remember but I've been a member here for a couple years or so, and I've posted in the past about seeing a pulmonologist (lung specialist) for wheezing, breathing trouble, and coughing. Well, I've actually seen 2 different pulmonologists in nearby...
  10. Blog
    My motto for 2009 is Attitude of Gratitude. I am grateful for every blessing I have. And when I start counting them, I can't stop! When I put myself in an attitude of gratitude, I realize that my blessings are infinite. I see everything as a blessing. My couch, which I sit on in the...
  11. General Chat
    A few small blessings have really helped us to make ends meet this month: We were on our last jar of jelly & my mom stopped by & gave us a jelly gift set that she recieved for Christmas & since my dad can't have sugar, she gave it to us. I went through a bunch of shampoo & body wash samples &...
  12. Frugal Living
    People in my real life wont appreciate this the way you all would :) My hubbies job situation brings many free blessings of food. Sometimes the items are in bulk but there are also items we get each and every week for free. Isnt it cool how the little things really do bless us?:cheergrl:
  13. Pets
    <center>:pilgrim:I'm thankful for my furbabies!:pilgrim:</center> <center> <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://badge.catster.com/2/badge.swf?pet_ids=107503,107506,&color=r&uid=54630" quality="high" flashvars="pet_ids=107503,107506,&color=r&uid=54630" height="285"...
  14. Christmas
    http://familycrafts.about.com/library/projects/blchblessmixtag.htm I think this is what I'm giving my co-workers this year... I always like to make something quick & easy to pass out to about 12 people at work. (click on the directions page for recipe)
  15. General Chat
    It's interesting to see everyone saying "count your blessings", Be happy with what you have, "look around to see what you already have"..... I just don't know how it works (for me too) that we can live in the richest countries in the world, have more than almost anyone else in the world and yet...
  16. Religion
    Counting Blessings So small, I am, in meadows 'neath the sky I feel I could sail, on wings of a butterfly. I almost can vision, myself climbing air, I almost can feel it, while God takes me there. A natural high, and a spiritual gift, Is what I receive, when I'm on this lift. To be one with...
  17. General Chat
    This week I've had a few wonderful surprises from friends. The other day a man from our church stopped by and left us two boxes of chocolate bars :toothy: He works for the Cadbury company and I think these boxes were damaged. Dd was a little sad because I couldn't afford to make chocolates...
  18. General Chat
    I just don't know what to say....everytime I turn around I am being given something wonderful..... Today the children played at our Seniors Christmas luncheon, they played solo, duets, trios and then my eldest Dd playe carols on the piano while the seniors sang. Our children entertain at our...
  19. Household notebooks and home manuals
    I don't know if you do this but I just want to share something I have done off and on through the years. I keep a seperate journal and I draw a line down the page. On one side I write all the ways I have been blessed and on the other side I write ways I have blessed others. Right now I have...
  20. Religion
    Count your blessings every night Count them, too, in day's bright light. Count your blessings as you go, You will see them grow and grow. Blessings come both great and small, Praise God for them one and all. Blessings sent down from above: Happiness, joy, peace and love. If you're tired and your...
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