July 21, 2024

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  • What Impression Am I Leaving on My Children?

    Out of the Mouth of Babes A friend recently shared on social media an "interview" she did with one of her children.  There were questions she asked, and wrote down the answers exactly as they were given.  Of course, it was one of those share posts, so I took the questions so that I could interview…

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  • Being Happy in Your Season of Life

    I recently had to return some things to my local Hobby Lobby.  I walked into the store and was not prepared for: scarecrows.  Pumpkins.  Home decor saying "Give Thanks".  Turkeys wearing pilgrim hats.  Now, I'm used to seeing Halloween decor come out after Labor Day, or even as early as Independence Day.  But here it…

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  • Banana Split Pancakes

    I have been looking at and cooking healthy recipes for the past several years.  I finally decided to try something new - create my own.  So, I bring you my first original recipe - Banana Split Pancakes!  These are great for serving that special someone breakfast in bed! Pancake Batter 

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  • Learning to Love My Body

    I have a confession to make: I'm not entirely in love with my body.  We tend to have a love/hate relationship. There are times I love my body.  I look at where I was in 2013, and I'm amazed at the progress I've seen.  I can't believe that I no longer fit into those huge…

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  • Taking Time to Set A Good Example

    Take the time and think about what kind of example you are setting. Watch What You Say A member in my congregation had a death in her family, and I volunteered to make a jello salad for the funeral dinner.  PJ, of course, wanted to eat some of the ingredients (like the Cool Whip).  I had…

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  • Breakfast Banana Splits

    Banana splits for breakfast.  Sounds too good to be true, right?  Wrong! Now, I am not a banana fan.  I will only eat bananas if they are plain and not even browning.  To even think about combining them with ice cream never made sense to me. However, breakfast banana splits are a different story.  Just…

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  • Share the Health

    Learning From Observing A teacher had two dishes with two different kinds of candy on her desk.  She took a piece out of Dish A, put in in her mouth, and said "Yum, that's good."  She then took it out of her mouth and threw it away.  Next, she took a piece out of Dish…

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