Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 14

Getting Fit with the Family

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  I started out the New Year with a few long term goals. I joined in the Hello Mornings challenge and began to get up in the morning for my family and spend some quiet time with the Lord. It made a big difference in my life and I would encourage everyone to check out …

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Aug 14

Ask Dr. Nomo

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Q:  Is there a medical term for lint in your belly button?     Adam H., Greenville, South Carolina A:  Technically, it is a “navel blockade”.   Q:  Walmarts cover nearly 30% of the Earth and yet we know so little about them.      Lynn C., Cumming, Georgia A:  It is ironic that Dr. George Gwyn researched Walmart for over 30 years, and yet no one has …

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Aug 08

DIY- Reupholstering and Painting Old Bar Stools

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Guest Post by Anna Bruce My dad recently came upon these old and extremely dirty bar chairs when clearing out an old barn. Seeing as how the ones we currently had made me feel like Pee Wee Herman when I sat on them (They were way too short for our bar), I decided to take …

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Aug 07

Currclick Lego Club

We have been a part of www.currclick.com’s Lego club for over a year now and my boys really enjoy it. This is a free online club where homeschoolers can participate via a web/chat type of class. The teacher Roni Bergerson is very encouraging and detail-oriented. She gives you a list of all the legos you …

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Aug 04

Lions and Muggles and Hobbits, Should I? Part 2

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The second installment of our discussion series. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis:  Really Christian? Or just another adventure story?   The Merriam Webster Online Dictionary defines “allegory” as: 1.  The expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions, of truths and generalizations about human existence.  OR 2.  A symbolic representation. As we …

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Aug 03

What’s In the Bible? – Product Review

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  This week, I had the privilege of reviewing the latest production by Phil Vischer, creator of the popular Veggie Tales® videos. His new series entitled, What’s in the Bible®, currently includes 8 DVD’s.  We were given Volume 1 to review.  The DVD includes a discussion guide and I was delighted to find a promo code for a downloadable digital copy.  …

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