Monthly Archives: December 2010

Positive motivation for children

My sweet friend Rebeca blogs over at Carried On The Wind, and she left this comment last week: Have you ever written about the system you use(d?) with your boys with the little tokens? I thought it was brilliant when … Continue reading

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Gluten free Sugar Cookies Recipe

from the cookbook “Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food for Kids” by Sheri L. Sanderson. Gluten free baked goods are DIFFICULT, anyway–but rolled cookies? Even harder, as it is gluten protein that generally “holds things together”in baked goods. This is the best recipe … Continue reading

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55 Maxims for Christian Living

I love this blog: study in brown. Recently she posted a quote that intriqued me so I did a little googling and found this list, by Fr. Thomas Hopko. He is of the Orthodox faith, which I have so much love and respect for. … Continue reading

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In The Bleak Midwinter

In the Bleak Midwinter Christina Rossetti (1872) In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. Our … Continue reading

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Multitude Monday 12/20/10

a house full of friends and family, all weekend long. winter sunshine. slippers, lined with cozy fleece and hard bottom soles, for padding out to the mailbox. watching “The Nativity Story” on the last Sunday before Christmas (get it on … Continue reading

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Just Do It. most brilliant slogan ever.

Ever since I ran the Nike San Francisco Half-Marathon with Team in Training (in Oct. of 2009) I have debated long and hard about this hobby. Am I a runner? if it’s sporadic and slow? Do I even like running? then where is … Continue reading

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new haircut.

Here you go, Mom and Anne and Cody!– photos of my new ‘do. (Do you folks all see how quickly I respond to blogging requests? Tell me what you want me to talk about on here and I will try to … Continue reading

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