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I am homeschooling mom of 7 wonderful blessings and wife to my best friend.Baby-Wearing, cloth diapering, pregnancy, natural health and healing and living frugally are some of my other interests. I love to read, write, listen to music, shop second hand, photography and enjoy family time especially out in nature. I enjoy cooking and making things as natural and homemade as possible. I also enjoy learning new things and about others along the way.

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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Inspiring Friday: August 30, 2013

"One man with courage makes up a majority." – Andrew Jackson

"Great minds have purpose, others have wishes." – Washington Irving

"Men see what is and ask why. I see what could be and ask why not." – Pablo Picasso

"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." – Winston Churchill

"You can't turn back the clock, but you can certainly wind it up again." – Unknown

Friendship is a gift. A friend is someone who fills our lives with beauty, joy and grace, and makes the world in which we live a better and happier place" – Unknown

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

weekly goals/to do list for week of August 26, 2013

I skipped last week but praise the Lord that Brooklyn had a successful tonsil and adenoid surgery.

  • Make Brooklyn and Kellan a dentist appointment
  • Nolan needs a haircut
  • Start kids bedtimes at 8pm and 9pm for my oldest son

Friday, August 16, 2013

Inspiring Friday: August 16, 2013

"It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself." – Thomas Paine

"A man's doubts and fears are his worst enemies."  William Wrigley Jr.
 
"I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." – Michael Jordan

"We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount ... The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants." – General Omar Bradley

"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give." – Winston Churchill
 
"I always view problems as opportunities in work clothes." – Henry Kaiser, businessman

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Weekly to do/goals for week of August 13

  • fill out MSU survey
  • List 2 items on ebay
  • Take Brooklyn to doc/urgent care before surgery
  • Grocery shop
  • Declutter Brooklyn's room
  • back to school event
We went camping last week so I didn't get all of my goals to dos done last week but I did get some done. We had our yearly family vacation and that is something!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Weekly goals/to dos for August 3rd

It seems I may have skipped a week or maybe two but I want to be back on track.


  • Walk at least 3 times a week
  • pay for BML bill
  • Take Brooklyn to appointment
  • Send Grandma H. a book and note
  • Go to Library event (have not made it to one yet. It seems like I either forget or have an appointment the same day)

Friday, August 2, 2013

Inspiring Friday: August 2, 2013

"The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought
not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe
to be just." - Abraham Lincoln

"Heroes are ordinary men and women who dare to see and
meet the call of a possibility greater than themselves.
People who, despite their doubts and fears, commit
themselves to action. People who go beyond their limits
in what they think is possible." - Joan Holmes

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that
good men do nothing." - Edmund Burke

"We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take
charge and rule our lives from within." - Earl
Nightingale

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as
important as what you become by achieving your goals."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people
live in a hostile world. Same world." - Dr. Wayne Dyer

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My Hebrew Name:
Amber
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