It’s so hard to believe that another year is coming to a close. Even though I haven’t blogged as much as I would like this year, I do love being able to go back and read my old entries. It definitely makes for a nice online journal anyway.
So without further ado, here are some highlights from 2008.
January: A few of my rare organizing tips – Note to self: make sure I update that notebook
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on Dec 30th, 2008 in Country Living 101
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While we have read a lot about straw bale housing, we finally decided to actually it was time to do some actual construction!
Of course, we only wanted to spend about $25 so no big fancy house or anything.
Instead, we decided to build a straw bale dog house for our beasties!
We found straw bales locally for $2.50/bale and bought 12 of them. We used two of them in the barn and the rest for the actual dog house....
So many of you commented about the cozy socks that I figured the nice folks at Bath & Body Works would appreciate me letting you know that they are their Sweetest, Softest Socks Ever!
One of my neighbors surprised me with them as a gift and I’ve barely taken them off in the past 4 days! They are so warm and comfy, I could truly just live in them 24/7.
So, no I didn’t knit them. I don’t even...
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on Dec 24th, 2008 in Inspirational
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To so many people, Christmas is all about the children, or all about the big gatherings with family and friends. I realized tonight that to me, it’s about the quiet.
As my family is all tucked in for the night and I listen to the wintery winds blow, I’m reminded of the simplicity and beauty of Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus. How that birth brought joy and hope in ways that most of us can’t even...
Just saw this over at Marsha’s and wanted to share this with you all as well. My buddy, Ray, has been talking about some of this stuff...