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Straws and Cupcake Papers


Lately I have seen two separate concepts floating around on the internet. One, to keep your straw in your soft drink (pop), turn the tab around and insert the straw through the hole. This prevents the straw from popping out of the can every few seconds.

Two, to keep your drink bug-free, (more…)

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August 2012 Ministry Update


Happy August!

I hope it’s cooling off by you – I know I’m enjoying the cooler (upper) 80s that I have come home to after being in the tropical heat of India!

My time in India was just as wonderful as I could have hoped. I couldn’t get enough hugs from those dear little girls. Read my summary of the trip in the picture below. If you would like to read my day-to-day adventures click on my India page, and go to my facebook to see the pictures, or click here:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151102265894031.467459.503809030&type=3&l=b60cc4c038.  Please let me know if you have any trouble opening any of these items.  (more…)

Octo-dog


I love summer foods, especially picnic food! As a kid, I especially loved hot dogs. Now that I’m older and sometimes in the care of other’s children, I’m always looking for something fun that kids will actually enjoy eating. (I like to be the “cool” babysitter!)

So one time I stumbled across this really great idea for hot dogs. With a knife, you slice straight down into the hot dog, about half-way down. You make 4 cuts, which will create the 8 legs. If you want to get fancy, you can carve out little eyes and a mouth on each of them. (more…)

March 2012 Ministry Update – Back to India!


Happy Spring!

Yes, you read it right – I am going back to India! I am very excited about returning to STEPS Home and the city of Chennai. I definitely left a piece of my heart there in December. Below you will find all of the details of my trip as well as how you can help! I am also building a small team to take over with me. If you know anyone who is interested in a summer mission trip to an orphanage, let me know, send them my way, or send them this link. (more…)

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