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April’s Credit Crunch Munch Roundup – 23 Frugal Recipes

April’s Credit Crunch Munch Roundup Last month I took over the reins of the #CreditCrunchMunch for Camilla of Fab Food 4 All and Helen of Fuss Free Flavours. April saw The post April’s Credit Crunch Munch Roundup – 23 Frugal Recipes...
by From Plate to Pen on May 1, 2016

Spring Forward with the April 2016 Credit Crunch Munch

I am delighted to be guest hosting the April Credit Crunch Munch blog challenge. Developed by Helen over at Fuss Free Flavours and Camilla of Fab Food 4 All. This is The post Spring Forward with the April 2016 Credit Crunch Munch appeared first...
by From Plate to Pen on Apr 1, 2016

A bracelet in circular Netting !

Here is a bracelet in circular netting that I made recently for a challenge  . I chose subdued colors in silver to offset the bright colored coral beads. The turquoise colored glass beads add a touch of  contrast, inspired by the vintage silver Him...

A Time To Stitch What's Your Bag? Reveal hosted by: Therese Frank and Christine Altmiller

          I have been beading for a while now, but have always wanted push myself to learn more and more. So , I decided to participate in bead work challenges. I think it does bring out the best in you, and you learn so much along the way. It a...

Bead Peeps Swap and Hop REVEAL!!

Finally, the reveal day is here, and my entry for this challenge is done ! It`s been a month of roller coaster ride, and I`m thrilled that I finally was able to finish my piece on time though there were lots of times when I felt I would`nt be able to...

Day 30: National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge {DONE}

This post was all written up, nice and done. But my computer ate it. I went all day thinking it'd posted! I am not sure why but I am determined to get this post up. I missed three days out of 30; not too shabby. Originally the intent, whether act...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 30, 2015

Day 29: Wednesdays with Words {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

From Dr. John R. Rice's book The Golden Path to Successful Personal Soul Winning. You should give soul winning priority. The preacher should face the fact that winning souls is more important than preaching a sermon that would not win a soul. The...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 29, 2015

Day 28: Tuesday {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

Today, Tuesday The sun shines, but Under the eaves is  Ethereal white, looking like Snow; it is only thick frost. Dawning, the sun begins to warm And melt the ice, but it isn't that warm Yet.
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 28, 2015

Day 27: Monday {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

Another poem by by Lee. This may have been shared at some point here but poems are good to repeat. White Butterfly by Autumn Lee I Recall The day I Caught a little Butterfly In my Hands. It Was white And so small, Even in my Own sm...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 27, 2015

Day 26: I Need Thee Every Hour {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

I Need Thee Every Hour Words by Annie Hawks Music by Robert Lowry I need Thee every hour, most gracious Lord; No tender voice like Thine can peace afford. I need Thee, O I need Thee; Every hour I need Thee; O bless me now, my Savior, I c...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 26, 2015

Day 25: Granola Bars {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

The original recipe is from Against the Grain* cookbook by Nancy Cain. I've modified it {of course}. Ingredients: 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup Trim Healthy Mama Baking Blend 1/4 cup snipped Viva Labs organic goji berries* 1 snack box o...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 25, 2015

Day 24: Reading List on the Net {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

For today's poem I'd like to share another of Lee's poems. She wrote this just the other day and I quite like it: The View (by Autumn Lee) Great wide world-- I see you! You spread away, away-- I can cover you with one hand. At some point th...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 24, 2015

Day 23: Sweet Tooth {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

Looks like I missed another day. I had a feeling it was going to happen. I'm going to get the poetry portion out of the way right away. SWEET Short, my poem will be, When it deals with Eating. Because today I will be Eating something that I hope will...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 23, 2015

Day 21: Cat & Food {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

Years ago- somewhere around 8- Lee* wrote a little book of cat poems for school (when she was in public school). I still have those poems somewhere on a disc or computer. Unfortunately, I don't know exactly where. They were cute and well-done. Here I...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 21, 2015

Day 20: Book Review & Giveaway Link: A Sparrow in Terezin {30 Day Blog Challenge}

Bound together across time, two women will discover a powerful connection in Kristy Cambron's new book, A Sparrow in Terezin. Connecting across a century through one little girl, a Holocaust survivor with a foot in each world, two women will discov...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 20, 2015

Day 19: Sunday #2 {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

Is it cheating to schedule posts to come out when the intent {I think} is to actively write each day? I'll think on that some more. But for today, I'm not actually here. I wrote this on Thursday when I had more time- and I'm not online on Sundays any...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 19, 2015

Day 18: Biscuit {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

One of my Facebook friends started a group, and added me to it, for National Poetry Month. She shares a poem/poet each day. She posted one on April 14, 2015, that I really liked. It's short. {That's not why I like it!} BISCUIT by Jane Kenyon...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 18, 2015

Day 17: The Saviour of the World {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

I have a moment and I have a post idea; better get it put down! I think when this 30 day blog challenge is done, I'm taking a summer break from blogging! Maybe. Maybe not. Today I am thinking of Charlotte Mason's The Saviour of the World. You ca...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 17, 2015

Day 16: Thankful Thursday {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

Oh. My. Word... I am struggling to come up with something every. single. day. for a post. Poetry isn't that difficult because it can be a link to a poem, by a living or deceased poet; it could be my own poem. But I'm still struggling. Yesterday...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 16, 2015

Day 14: Life in General {National Poetry Month & 30 Day Blog Challenge}

Source I just had to include that image. Airplane! Being in or around Cleveland has its advantages; one being the Cleveland Air Show. You can learn more about the races at Cleveland Air Show, under the Historical Timeline. Or visit Bill Meixner's...
by North Laurel Home & School on Apr 14, 2015


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