Monthly Archives: March 2011

12 New Things – 3. Set Up New Gardens

My March goal for the 12 New Things challenge is to set up a new square foot garden and possibly a perennial cutting garden and an herbal garden. I posted a little while ago about my efforts to get the … Continue reading

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Encouragement in the Form of Calories… Yum!

I wanted to share this great idea I found on iammommy. It’s easy and if I can do it you definitely can. To encourage others, the blog’s author started a giveaway of cookies that her readers could share with a … Continue reading

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Doorposts Giveaway

Check out this giveaway! This company has great character training materials. My husband and I are hoping to buy Polished Cornerstones, Plants Grown up, and Instructions in Righteousness in May. It would be wonderful to win one of them now! … Continue reading

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The Folly of Speaking Rashly

A few days ago I posted the following on facebook: “At least 10 times harder than it sounds: ‘When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.’ Proverbs 10:19” I even said this as … Continue reading

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12 New Things – 2. Homemade Pasta

Finally got around to making homemade pasta for my 12 New Things challenge. I’d been putting it off – it was so intimidating! Of course, it ended up being pretty easy, especially with the gadgets I had available. I made … Continue reading

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In The Garden: getting ready

We don’t have much space for gardening, but I am looking to expand on last year’s garden anyway. A garden-enthusiast co-worker of Aaron’s recommended the book Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew. It describes a gardening technique perfect for my … Continue reading

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Praying for My Family

I am big on prayer. I think it is one of the most amazing gifts and tools God has given us. The sacrifice of Jesus made it possible for us to boldly approach the throne and have real, intimate conversation … Continue reading

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