Monthly Archives: June 2019

Patriotic Books for Summer from My National Treasure Tour, Part 2

  Today I am sharing all the great American history books for kids, and a few for adults, that I found in the gift shops at Mt. Vernon and Valley Forge on my recent trip back east. So these are … Continue reading

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Treasure #2 of My National Treasure Tour: Martha Washington

Do you all realize what a treasure Martha Washington is?  George wouldn’t be the man he was without her aid and comfort. Not to mention her wealth as well, :-). When he married her and got a part of her … Continue reading

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Treasure #1 from My National Treasure Tour: Mt. Vernon and Anne Cunningham, the Woman Who Rescued It, and What We Can Learn From Her

Are you ready to go on a National Treasure Tour with me?! In honor of Independence Day coming up, I am going to blog over the next while to share my “national treasures”: my memories, book ideas, and nuggets of … Continue reading

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DIY Pretty Cash Envelope for the Super Frugal, Glamor Girl

    OK, I’m writing this post in part to celebrate a huge announcement! We are officially debt free!!!!! Yee-haw!!! Can I get an amen, hallelujah, and happy jig?!!! I want to shout our debt-free scream and dance on the … Continue reading

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Come, Follow Me: Insights for the Week about Peter’s Denial of Jesus

  So in our family study recently about the atonement and crucifixion of Jesus, using the Come, Follow Me Study Guide, we read about Peter denying the Savior three times. I’ve always felt sad thinking about Peter doing this. This … Continue reading

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Patriotic Books for Summer from My National Treasure Tour, Part 1

  Here is the beginning of my patriotic book posts, just in time to get ready to celebrate Independence Day! These books pictured below I garnered from my recent “National Treasure” tour. I had the privilege of touring D.C. and … Continue reading

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Summer Food Recipes from Me and the Trim Healthy Mamas

It’s summer! Don’t you just feel like exploring some new foods? If you want some new salad, grill, or cool drinks and desserts, I’ve got some ideas! A slushy lemonade drink is here. Here’s my recipe for Southwest Bell Pepper … Continue reading

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