Good Reads: Sunrise

by Nicki on April 4, 2009

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Lonely BoatI love sunrises. I’m usually up early enough to see them but I don’t always take the time to look. Every now and then my home fills with the glowing, golden light of morning that begs me to peak out the curtains and soak in its beauty. It’s renewing and feels sacred. I feel like I should be quiet, whisper even. It beckons, “Today is new – what are you going to do with it?”

Money Stuff

Back To The Frugal Basics: Building A Budget posted at Almost Frugal

45 Ways To Reduce Your Grocery Bill posted at Five-Cent Nickel

The $1500 Frisbee posted at Get Rich Slowly

Triple Play: Eating Less Meat posted at Frugal Dad by The Oblivious Investor (There may be a post coming about me trying to cook something with beans)

Frugal Happiness Is A Spa Day At Home posted at On Simplicity by Sherri at Serene Journey (She includes a recipe to make your own facial mask!)

Yummy Stuff

How To Make The Perfect Homemade Pancake posted at Musings Of A Housewife

Caramel DeLite Bars posted at My Baking Addiction. (These are supposedly similar to the Girl Scouts Samoas, which I could eat from now until I die. I am definitely making these.)

Crafty Stuff

Chickummyjig posted at Whip Up found via The Crafty Crow.

Baby Chick Collage posted at Her Cup Overfloweth found via The Crafty Crow. (I’m going to make these with the girls this week!)

Bloggy Stuff

Simple Mom is celebrating a big milestone this week – 10,000 subscribers! She’s celebrating by giving away a pair of Crocs! Now …. I have been a Croc-hater since they came out. They are garden shoes – please don’t wear them in public. However, they have this new line of real-wear-in-public-shoes (that’s what I’m calling them) that are actually pretty cute looking. Want to win a pair? Go here!

This week I needed some blogging advice and wasn’t sure who to ask. I ended up emailing Jason at SideHustleBlogging. He responded with a thoughtful, lengthy response that was just what I needed. If you’re a blogger with questions or if you need a tip or a hint or a nudge, go check out his site!

Why I do what I do ~ Spinning around for me to see, my daughter said, “Mama! Look at my new elephant!” Which caused me to say, “You’re what?” Noticing that it was a Mama-doesn’t-get-it-moment, she pointed to her clothes said a little slower, “My new elephant.” I got it …. her new “outfit.”

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1 ObliviousInvestor April 4, 2009 at 7:37 am

Best of luck with your bean-centered meal attempt. :)

And that story about your daughter is wonderful, hehe.

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2 Sherri (Serene Journey) April 5, 2009 at 7:30 pm

Hi Nicki,
Nice round up of links! I’m glad you liked my post at On Simplicity…it’s my first guest post so I’m pretty excited! Hope you had a great weekend.

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