Down on the Farm 2011

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Last Saturday we spent the day at Gullion Farms for “Down on the Farm” 2011. Gullion Farms is located in Somerville, Alabama and opens it’s “doors” to the public each year on Saturdays during the month of October. There are enough activities, food, and fun to keep the kids entertained all day long…if you can […]

The ABC’s of Happiness

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I need to work on my B’s. How about you?

An Attitude of Gratitude: Inspirational quotes

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We tend to count our blessings a little more often during this time of year, but an attitude of gratitude should always be in season! May these quotes inspire you to find something to be grateful for today.

Inspirational Quotes for the Worry Wart part 2

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Click the link for part one of my worry quotes collection in case you missed it.

Inspirational Quotes for the Worry Wart – Part 1

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Worry is a fundamental element of human nature, but some of us struggle with it more than others (if you’re a worry wart put your hands up!). I Hope this collection of quotes will help squelch some worry in your life and bring a smile to your face. A wise, wise man realized that last […]

Inspirational Quotes About Happiness

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Some are funny and some are profound, but either way I hope these quotes brighten your day as much as they did mine.

Do you think my tractor’s sexy?

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Hubs and I bought a little Yanmar to till the garden, cut the grass, and clean out the “back 40.” It will replace our lawnmower and hopefully last a long time. Sweet T is going to enjoy taking rides on it next spring. I just love this picture of the two of them together!   […]

Sustainable Living…for Idiots!

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Hubs and I are wannabe homesteaders. We like to read about self-sufficiency, talk about it, and implement simplicity here and there, but are a far cry from living off the grid. The The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Self-Sufficient Living was a real encouragement for us to keep plodding along and taking those baby steps toward a sustainable lifestyle. Hubs, […]

Homemade Oatmeal Bath

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Sweet T has diaper rash for the first time in her life. I’m thinking weaning has something to do with it but since I’m not going to start nursing again now that she’s eating table food like a champ, all I can do is try to force more water and juice in her and give […]

Three Unique Ways to Demonstrate Gratitude

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It’s well and good to have an “attitude of gratitude,” but how about actually putting it into practice to those around you? Here are three simple things you can do today to show your appreciation and make someone’s day. 1. Leave a treat for your mail carrier – If your mail runs about the same […]