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Monday, December 29, 2014      3 comments

We picked up about 6 poinsettias to deliver to homebound from our church Saturday, and I delivered 5 today (we had delivered one on Saturday on the way home from Church, it wasn't that far from where we lived). I loved seeing how happy the peop... Read more
Sunday, December 28, 2014      5 comments

Well we did great with the Shop N Grab Fundraiser, we cleared $1100. Which was wonderful. The first place winner actually got $400 worth of groceries, because the manager of the store talked to us and they donated an extra $100 so instead of $... Read more
Falling Asleep
Friday, December 26, 2014      4 comments

Wow, that holiday went by so fast, and it's still barreling down towards the New Year. I'll be gone Tuesday through Friday (out of the city about 3 or so hours away); tomorrow we have that drawing for the Shop N Grab, and Sunday is a Birthd... Read more
Silent Night...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014      4 comments

I didn't get to do much today, well I did, but not like yesterday. I kind of just worked on our daughter's wedding things, made a few calls (going up with our daughter on Saturday to pick up her wedding dress, how exciting), but that's about it... Read more
Joy to the World!
Monday, December 22, 2014      6 comments

Well, I (those of us who sold tickets at the two places) made the amount that we needed to break even, and that doesn't include all the others who were selling tickets, so that's pretty good. Plus we had about $100 more, including donations. ... Read more
Christmas soon, and a Birthday coming up.
Friday, December 19, 2014      2 comments

Well not sure how much I'll be around this weekend, I have to be at Sentry to sell tickets for the Shop N Grab from 8 am until 10 pm both Saturday and Sunday because only one other board member volunteered to do it, which sucks. So it's up to m... Read more
The Perfect Present Wrapping.
Thursday, December 18, 2014      3 comments

I want to start by thanking you all; you know, I read all of what you had to say and thought, "wow...that's usually what I tell other people, I never imagined I'd be told the same thing". But I needed to hear it. The other day was bad for... Read more
Bad Days Come To All
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      5 comments

Ever have one of those days when you just want to sit and cry because things look hopeless? When I first started SP almost 2 years ago I imagined myself being this 180 pound beauty; but instead I'm still at the weight I was, having lost som... Read more
Busy still.
Monday, December 15, 2014      3 comments

Wow, don't think this will slow down until this playground is built, I swear I've either been emailing, talking on the phone, or driving somewhere every second of the day. Alright, that's a little exaggeration, but sure seems like it. I'm exha... Read more
A Busy Weekend.
Sunday, December 14, 2014      3 comments

Wow, I can't believe my last post was Thursday, I guess I have been busy. Well, the Ticket sales on Friday and Saturday went really well, we sold $195. worth of tickets (at 6 for $5 and 4 for $1/each because the 2 who were selling before I... Read more
Thursday, December 11, 2014      4 comments

I finally finished putting up everything, all we had to do was the outside bulbs on the tree, and my son helped me out, oh and the ribbons, so we got all those done today and yesterday. Thank you, Scott! I have such a great son. My fing... Read more
Lit up
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      5 comments

I figured I showed what the inside looks like, so tonight I'd share the outside, and more of the inside, but what the lights look like. I hope you all have had an incredible day. I'm a little late, but it's because so much is going on with... Read more
Decorations done
Tuesday, December 09, 2014      6 comments

Thank you, everyone, you really made my day, today. I do the poinsettia because my father in law had a massive heart attack on Christmas eve, I went over and did CPR and kept him alive until the paramedics came, but they had me continue com... Read more
Things done today.
Monday, December 08, 2014      5 comments

Seemed like today was just going so wrong, but I got to the interview, it went great. Steve Benton is such a great guy, makes you feel so comfortable. I also stopped at the Credit Union, and the Sentry Store to ask if we could sit with a ... Read more
Sad and Good
Sunday, December 07, 2014      2 comments

Had such a great fundraiser; sold a LOT of baked goods and Wrapped quite a bit of gifts, and sold a bunch of tickets, both for the dog and the Shop N Grab. At church I got to speak at both services and then afterwards, people donated money ... Read more

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