Anniversaries of the sad sort

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Its been 365 days since my mom died.  My heart is aching and the tears are flowing.  I still pick up the phone to call her and the waves of sadness that wash over me when I realize, I can't call her are still frequent.  Today is the last "first" we experience without my mom. ...

>Thumbing Through Thoreau- Blogmania 2010!!

>"Words do not lose their truth by time or misinterpretation, but stand unscathed longer than he who spoke them." - Henry David ThoreauToday, Henry David Thoreau would be 193 years old.   His words are still applicable, and just as wise, today, as they were when he was still alive.  Thumbing Through Thoreau is a ...

>We are a Toyota family, through and through.

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>I have to tell you that we drive not one, not two, but three Toyota vehicles in our household.  Yes, three.  We have a Sienna (silver!), a 4Runner (green), and a 97 Camry (green) that is still going strong.  I have to mention the  colors, since we've never actually purchased a brand new car, we've ...

>Guest Post: Budget Friendly Summer Fun at Home!

>Budget Friendly Summer Fun At Home!written by: Kristl, http://www.TheBudgetDiet.comThe Budget Diet is a diet for your wallet...not your waistline! Moneysaving tips are posted daily!Staying home this summer?Don’t let your children spend hours watching TV & playing video games!Mom…it’s your job to plan some budget friendly summer fun at home, and TheBudget Diet girl ...