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Archive for July, 2008

beans and rice

 

a few weeks ago heather wrote an inspiring post about how her and her family got the idea to eat rice for dinner once a week.  in doing so, they donate 10% of their food budget to world hunger.  i thought it was a great idea.  for the past 2 weeks sam and i have been eating rice and beans (haiti style!) on wednesday nights.  it is pretty shocking to me, but when i finished grocery shopping for the week, i had exactly 10% left over.  wow.

i am excited to do more with this later on when nic is older.  i want to talk to him about different countries and hunger problems world-wide.  thanks for the idea, whittakerwoman… 🙂

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oh look, photos.

so, it’s no secret that i am no pro at the whole computer thing. i usually need help with some stuff. i know the basics, but well, it takes me awhile to get around to the cool stuff. anyway, that said, i think it is just about time for a few pictures! because i love to look at blogs with pictures, and mine is sorely lacking. so…tada! maybe i will do it right and you will see some photos below. 🙂

 

my hubby and son fishing on the fourth!

my hubby and son fishing on the fourth!

 

nooch swinging and laughing

nooch swinging and laughing

 

 

 

all of us!

all of us!

oh i am festive now.  look at all those (three!) photos!!!!!

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