Month: November 2011

40 Things I am thankful for

I thought it might be a fun post on this day where we give thanks… 1. My beautiful daughters 2. Freedom 3. Coffee 4. The smell of fresh cut grass 5. Dark chocolate, almonds and dried cherries 6. The sound of laughter 7. My health 8. Funny movies 9. Electricity especially during the summer! 10. […]

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Remember being a kid?

Take a moment to sit back and close your eyes and remember what it was like to be a kid. You attended school; you probably walked there. You would come home and have a snack, and then you would run out and play. These are some of the best times and memories of childhood. Chances […]

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Hello to my new friends!

I would like to thank Varda of “squashed bologna” whose site I am guest posting on later today! So it you have popped over from her Special Needs Siblings Saturday I welcome you! Smiling from one special needs mama or day to another. If this is your first time visiting “I’m Still Standing” let me […]

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It’s all about Pillar Content

Today’s lesson is from ProBloggers First Week of blogging and is a very important topic for all bloggers new and old. Pillar Content; how to come up with it?  For many coming up with great blog ideas is easy, and they just “flow” from your mind. However, I know from past experience, sometimes our brains […]

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So you want to start a non profit 10 Things you will need to know.

First let me say, “Congratulations for wanting to be the change in the world that makes it a better place.” Coming up with a dream is a wonderful thing but actually taking it to the next level and making that dream an organization is both exciting and a lot of work. Today’s world is filled […]

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Decorating Fall Style

fall decorating ideas

Autumn is most definitely here, Halloween has come and gone, daylight savings time has passed. Before the leaves all fall down to the ground take a few moments to enjoy the colors of fall around your home. I enjoy decorating for the fall with pumpkins, gourds, apples, candles, and flowers. These are a few decorating […]

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Did someone say “shopping?”

The holidays are coming up on us rather quickly, frankly I’m not sure where this whole year has gone but that is another topic. So today we are going to take a little “trip” away from our computer, yup, that means we all have to get dressed and head outside. I’m sure the fresh air […]

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What’s in your first aid kit?

first aid kit

Several years ago my husband and I were at an event for Children’s Hospital and as a token of thanks each patron received a first aid kit. Over the years we have used that kit many times, and have restocked several items. Being that we are going into the winter months and what I call […]

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Hold on to your dreams!

hadley's playground at dulles town center sign

Stand up and Hold On To Your Dream Maybe this is your moment Stand up and Hold On To Your Dream You know no one can take it There is a path it’s always been yours And you have the right of passage Signed in blood and sealed in tears Sending you a message Across […]

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