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Blog posts April 2010

Now THIS is Gonna Be Fun!

April 28, 2010
Now this is one party you don't want to miss!! I hope you'll join me and a host of other creative bloggers at Karen's (My Desert Cottage) second annual "Where Bloggers Create" blog party!! It is sure to be a feast of creativity as bloggers all around the world share their creative spaces!

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50 by Fifty: Balance

April 23, 2010

Welcome to the fourth week (third weigh in) of my challenge to lose 50 pounds by my 50th birthday! Well, it was a great weight loss week - I lost 3.3 pounds!! That makes a total of 6.5 pounds lost overall. Thank You Lord! I simply must give Him all the glory...He has made this so very do-able for me…

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Fun with Junk, and more...

April 21, 2010


Edited:  I thought it would be fun to re-post this project with the wonderful Kim at Get Your Craft On Tuesday (Today's Creative Blog). Click the link or the image above to visit all the other fun, creative projects!!


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So, what's a girl to do with a funky 70's-era plastic …

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Getting Dressed

April 19, 2010
"Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, w…

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50 by Fifty Friday

April 17, 2010
Steady progress; that's the best way to describe this week of weight loss. I lost .8 pounds and I am at 3.2 pounds lost in 3 weeks. SO, I'm right on track at this point with my goal of one pound per week for a year! I have to say that writing down/tracking everything I eat has been very important to…

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Sometimes...

April 15, 2010
...I just have to post random images...

...because I don't want to look at my almost 1 week old post for one more second...

...and I don't really have anything to report or say at the moment...

...so I'll just let the images say a few things...


...about what makes me smile...


...and what gives me hope...

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50 by Fifty Friday (um, Saturday)

April 10, 2010

A little late with my update, but after finishing our taxes yesterday (yay!), sweet hubby and I, Maddie our dog, and my Mom and Dad took a little road trip to Brenham, TX. Goodness gracious, the weather was GORGEOUS! And there were LOTS of bluebonnets and other wildflowers blooming all along the way…

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Death by Taxes

April 7, 2010
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Anybody else hating doing their taxes right about now...?

I work at the shop today, then back to taxes tomorrow...trying to wrap them up by Friday. Ugh...

Hubby was sick on Sunday so we had to miss the Schultea Family Easter Picnic  :o(   He's doing better now though.  :o)  Ma…

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He's Alive!!

April 4, 2010
One of my all time favorite songs - "He's Alive" by Don Francisco. Let it bless you...




He is alive indeed! Blessings to all of you dear friends and family as you worship and celebrate on this glorious Resurrection Sunday!


"He is not here; he has risen, just as he said."
Matthew 28:1-6

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Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake!

April 3, 2010
As promised, here are the step-by-step instructions for the world's easiest, crowd-pleasing dessert:  Dump Cake! (thanks to my old friend Melody who taught me about adding pineapple and nuts) I know it's probably old hat to most of you, but just in case you've never tried it, it really is super easy…

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Good Friday & 50 by Fifty

April 2, 2010

We have a small dogwood tree growing on our property, and it is in full bloom now. I have always loved dogwoods...their blooms are so beautiful and showy in the Spring. I also love the Legend of the Dogwood, which tells of the symbolism of the tree and its blooms as it relates to Christ's crucificti…

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