Monthly Archives: July 2010

Please pray

My sister’s husband Jon Hills leaves for Afghanistan this weekend. He will be gone for a whole year. Please pray for Nicole, Jon and their daughter Rose who turns two next month. This is his second tour to Afghanistan. He has … Continue reading

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Swim Lessons

My girls just finished their first round of swim lessons. We learned all kinds of things besides the normal beginner swimming things.  The first being when I pay to do something we show up on time. We were only late once … Continue reading

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How I Home School

I have been asked how I home school many times. Some people are home schoolers and want to see how their home school compares. Others think I am crazy or that I am amazingly organized until they come to my … Continue reading

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Marion County Fair 2

Sunday morning we headed back to the fair. This time Lilly our bunny joined us. The girls are in 4H. They had done some stuff for the exhibit hall but I think the raising and showing of animals in 4H is where … Continue reading

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Marion County Fair 1

We went to the Marion County Fair saturday. Before we left I asked my girls (sorry couldn’t quiet understand Joseph’s answer) what they were most excited to do there. Their answer in total agreement was the petting zoo and then the … Continue reading

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I am not a coffee drinker. Are you still there? It is true. I can’t usually handle large doses of caffeine. But I do enjoy a frappe. I know it is the huge doses of sugar and the fact that I am indeed … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake Frosting

Because it’s my birthday and this is the best frosting ever. I am going to share it with you. Don’t you feel lucky? German Chocolate Cake Frosting From My older sister Makes 2 2/3C. Double for taste tests  Oh who … Continue reading

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