Monthly Archives: April 2006

Outlaw Abortions in Tennessee Today…

April 29, 2006
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Outlaw Abortions in Tennessee Today…

Support TN SB0334. Ok, you could have supported this last year. Perhaps we’ll have another chance next year, but the question is why didn’t Tennessee Right To Life let someone know this was on the docket? I’m on the list, I get the e-mails, I respond when they ask for action…but why don’t they want…

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Meal Planning Article

April 27, 2006
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I ran across this article called Once-A-Month-Cooking: How To Make Your Plan Work by Crystal Paine. It is also a great resource for those wanting to learn or expand their meal planning skills. Through many years of trial and error, these homemaking skills of meal planning are becoming refined. Isn’t it wonderful that we mothers…

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Queen of my own domain

April 27, 2006
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I ran across another article while doing some research for an article I am writing on a similar subject. I found this article chilling in some aspects. Consider an excerpt from Stay-At-Home Moms: The Most Important Job in the World: The search begins. For some reason, telephone poles seem to have become billboards around our…

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Stay-At-Home Mom Salary

April 27, 2006
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This off salary.com, Stay-at-home mothers wear many hats. They’re the family CEO, the day care provider, accountant, chauffeur, counselor, chef, nurse, laundress, entertainer, personal stylist, and educator. Based on a 90-hour work week, Salary.com has estimated that a fair wage for the typical stay-at-home mom would be well over $90,000 for executing all of her…

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returning

April 24, 2006
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I will be gearing up to post some blog entries soon.  I took a vacation from blogging.  We had a wonderful week with my family who came a very long way just to see us!  We had a great time!

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baby burning calories

April 11, 2006
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I was interested to find out that breastfeeding burns anywhere from 300 to 800 calories per day. Amazing isn’t it. Some mothers find that breastfeeding doesn’t affect weight loss, other find that breastfeeding seems to drop the weight very quickly…sometimes too quickly.

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notes on meal planning

April 8, 2006
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Some notes on meal planning: I do not plan a month in advance all the time. Some times I go week to week. Like this month-after coming off a big month last month with visitors in my house and sickness-my meal planning went out the window mostly. I plan to pick it up again but…

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We are finally finished

April 5, 2006
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I am closing the Chicken Pox book…a full 3 weeks and now all 7 children have broken out.  I am glad that it was short lived compared to what it could have been.  Today was a better day, with only spots to show for, the children enjoyed the day playing in the nice spring outdoors.…

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Raw Milk Update – The Meatrix I and II

April 5, 2006
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Here are a couple must see movies. In them you will see AgriBusiness introduced. This is what the TN House Agriculture committee sided with today over and above the small family farm. By a vote of 8 to 5 the TN Raw Milk Bill (HB1623) was killed in committee. Thanks mostly to the two turn…

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prayer request

April 4, 2006
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Please say a prayer for a friend of mine.  Her newborn baby, Jonathan, is having heart surgery tomorrow morning, Wed. April 5, at 7:30 am.  They are missionaries in Turkey.  They had to fly back home (Texas) because of the seriousness of baby Jonathan’s heart.  He has a heart defect that requires surgery even though…

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HB 3297 & SB 1984 Update (Shawn Dady)

April 3, 2006
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Hi everyone, Not all of you may be religious, I have no idea, but for those of you who are, I would just like to ask you to pray tonight for the meeting at our state capitol. We need prayer that the NAIS Protection Bill and the Raw Milk Bill will both pass with a…

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Not Yours To Give – US Rep From TN Col. David Crockett

April 1, 2006
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Originally published in “The Life of Colonel David Crockett,” by Edward Sylvester Ellis. One day in the House of Representatives a bill was taken up appropriating money for the benefit of a widow of a distinguished naval officer. Several beautiful speeches had been made in its support. The speaker was just about to put the…

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