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Entries from June 2007

Nancy Drew: Movie Review

June 30th, 2007 · 7 Comments

The kids and I saw the Nancy Drew movie Thursday night and I wanted to share my impressions with you. Hopefully I can do it without too many spoilers. Like many of us, I grew up reading the Nancy Drew mysteries. I loved how the stories unravelled until Nancy had solved the case. Secretly, I […]

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Tags: Movies

Three Things I Want My Kids To … A Group Writing Project For Moms

June 29th, 2007 · 16 Comments

I found a fabulous group writing project for moms. There’s even a prize! The topic is “three things I want my kids to …”  You fill in the blank. This post is my entry to that project. 1. I want my kids to experience the joy of a relationship with their Maker — to find […]

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Tags: Meme

Eight Random Things About Me

June 28th, 2007 · 10 Comments

Angela at Domestic Divapalooza has tagged me for the eight facts about me meme. Rules and Stuff The object of the game is to blog “8 Random Facts About Myself.” Here are the rules: 1. I have to post these rules before I give you the facts. 2. Each player starts with eight random facts/habits […]

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Tags: Meme

Wordless Wednesday: Butterfly

June 27th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Contents (c) Copyright 2007, Laura Spencer. All rights reserved.

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Tags: Wordless Wednesday

I Got Rated!

June 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Thanks to a tool I discovered at Surburban Mum this blog got rated: I’m really glad, because I want this to be a family blog. Click on the tool above to find out what your blog is rated.

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Tags: Fun Stuff

A Difficult Decision Remembered

June 25th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Dana‘s post last Friday on Finding Purpose took me back to my own decision to leave the corporate world over five years ago. I remember how I agonized over that decision! I had truly come to believe what I had heard almost all of my adult life — “that it takes two incomes to get […]

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Tags: Family · Save Money

Fun Contests & Giveaways

June 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments

I found some fun blog listings of contests and giveaways for you: At 5minutes for mom there is an announcement for a July 4th Giveaway. At An Island Life there is a list of Contests and Giveaways. At I’m a Home Mom there is another list of giveaways. At Mom Blog there is also a […]

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Tags: Fun Stuff

Are We Becoming Our Moms?

June 21st, 2007 · 14 Comments

One of our favorite restaurants (that boasts of excellent home-cooking) is decorated with signs all over the walls. On the signs are famous sayings that “Mom” used to say. The sayings include: “Brush your teeth” “If everyone else jumped over a cliff, would you jump too?” “Go to bed” “Pick up your toys” “Clean your […]

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Tags: Family · Relationships

Wordless Wednesday: Mud

June 20th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Contents (c) Copyright 2007, Laura Spencer. All rights reserved.

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A Challenge For WAHMs – Finding and Keeping Friends

June 20th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Note: This post originally appeared when I was a guest blogger for Angela’s WAHM blog. Angela has consolidated her blogs and she now blogs at Domestic Divapalooza.  I’m recycling this post for your enjoyment. Recycling is a good thing, right? A few years ago I was sitting at a lunch table with four other moms. […]

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Tags: Relationships



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