Archive for 2016

What a crazy week…

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

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I hate to say that it is Wednesday and that I feel like my week has been a total loss so far, but when you hear the news I have this week, it is not surprising.

We really have a teen suicide issue in this country.  We have a significant problem with pressuring our children and making them feel less than loved, supported, or even appreciated when we push them too much.  A scholarship loss is NOT ever a reason to harm yourself.  There is so much more to live for in life than money.  Are our children not aware that it is final?  Or is it too late after making that impetuous decision to pull the trigger?  It is never too late (or too early!) to talk to your children about suicide.

I won’t drag this post on and depress you all the way I have been this week.  Please.  Hug your children.  Tell them that no matter WHAT they do in life (good or bad… and yes… even REALLY bad) you will love them to the moon and back.  You are ALWAYS their mother or father.  Teach their siblings to love and support each other.

Peace, love and laughter,

Amy

Typical Day…

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

So I try to spend the day studying yesterday, but of course I had one child home and she had a friend over to play video games… and this means I can’t study! So instead, I decided to make some chicken soup.

I fill my small crockpot about three quarters of the way with water and added some chicken flavor cubes with two frozen chicken breasts.

I let that cook on low overnight and then removed the excess fat off of the top of the water, and added my vegetables, some cumin, a bay leaf, some pepper, and some more water.

I let that cook on high for 3-4 hours and then added the noodles in the last 20-30 minutes.
It turned out delish and I can’t wait for lunch today. Nom

I am SO EXCITED

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

I FINALLY have my blog back up and running.  It may take me some time to get into the habit of posting again, but I am so excited to try.  I cannot tell you how much I have missed this and I think it will be an uplifting thing for me to maintain.  (Let’s hope I keep this momentum!)

Here is the updated business info… as I am trying to update the blog!

 

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