Since I didn’t do my usual Coffee Girl post yesterday, I had to share what Rachelanne is doing at Home Sanctuary for August – Home Sanctuary is a blog that just offers daily motivation to tackle things in small pieces to make your home a sanctuary. If you participate in her challenges, and keep track of your scores, you can submit your points to win these great August prizes! No pressure – no real contest – just a chance to take your days ONE at a time.
Wanna try a new recipe? How about these Raspberry Cream Cheese muffins from Macaroni and Cheesecake?
Here is a sweet post from Mrs. Fussypants about Crawdads, Katydids and Family. I love good family stuff!
If you have any desire to learn about Internet Marketing, maybe you should read about this 30 Day Challenge listed by Work At Home Mom Hacks – it’s not too late if you check it out now!!! If you aren’t sure, just check out 7 Reasons to do the 30 Day Challenge.
Oh – and here’s some GREAT news! Kelly McCausey is taking applications for her next round of Blogging Internship with Moms Talk Network. This is her free program – the same program I experienced and LOVED to pieces. This is especially great for newer bloggers who want to learn from an expert – or for someone who wants to learn more about being a profitable mommy blogger! If you want to improve your blogging skills – I can’t recommend a better program or person to work with.
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On a personal note: Let me just say that this past week has been a really difficult one for a variety of reasons. No one’s sick or dying – but it seemed like so many parts of the week were challenging and difficult.
We’ve had some fantastic moments (Congratulations again, Roy!) and then I’ve had some struggles – time crunch factors, I’ve had a major paper to write for this psych class that I’m really struggling in (and I’m so not happy about that), a major church event upcoming and just a lot of things on my plate. I have not handled it all with grace or dignity. I was up one morning wide awake at 1:30 and did some writing – but it’s been rough. When I lose sleep – well, let’s just say BEING KIND is not easily accomplished!
And then, I was reminded for the third time this week (hmmm, maybe God is telling me something?) that STARTING my day with prayer and asking for God’s guidance has a MAJOR effect on the success of my day! So even on the day I lost significant amounts of sleep, because I started it with prayer first (coffee later) and simply fell on God all day long! Yep – I’m weak – I need God. And I can’t do much without Him. And thankfully He is ALWAYS there at my side just waiting for me to ask for His help and guidance…
So then again – I had some really terrific moments… Know what I mean?