Marianne Mitchell

Wife, Momma, Follower of Jesus

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January 2013

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Weekly Goals

Goals… Goals… Goals… I did not do so well with my goals last week. Here’s what I accomplished: Complete job application paperwork for Head Start Position and schedule/attend interview for Preschool Position. Apply to 2 more jobs. Drop off substitute applications. Update: I am able to start substituting starting, well,  ...

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One Word Resolution!

I’m a little late on the New Years Resolution thing and that’s ok by me. As I’ve been trolling around Pinterest and some of my favorite blogs, I’ve noticed that many have picked just one word to focus on instead of a long list of resolutions this year. While I’ve made a list of books I want to read and have been  ...

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Journal Re-do

I love journalling! I love fun and funky notebooks and journals. And I love my planner that I ordered from Maybooks. I just about had my current journal filled when my husband brought home a bag of goodies from work that had this journal in it.  Exciting, right? I saw so much potential in this little guy. It was a perfect size. Not  ...

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Bulk Shopping Trip

Today is the day of my semi-annual bulk shopping trip. When my husband and I were getting married, a good friend of ours mom did our catering for us. She is a wise and frugal woman and so I began to ask her about how she was able to keep us significantly under budget for our wedding. And then she informed me of her secret: Restaurant Depot.  ...

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Weekly Goals

New Week- New Goals Well, How did you do last week with your goals? Here’s a quick recap of mine: Iron Hubby’s work pants– I used the counter-height table that we have and just put a towel on it. I think it worked pretty well. I liked having the large surface area to work on. I am still on the fence about if I really want to  ...

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Easy Meal Monday

Mixed-Up Mac and Cheese In my days as a nanny, I could make mac and cheese in my sleep. You know, the kind that comes in a box. Boil the noodles for 7 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons of butter and 1/4 cup of milk. Still don’t need to read the directions. One way I like to eat mac and cheese as an adult, is by mixing veggies and meat in with  ...

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Trust Me!

If there is anything that God has consistently reminded me of over the last several years of following Him, it’s this: Trust me!  I found this quote on Pinterest a while back and tracked it down to here, where you can also download the pdf for FREE! Enjoy!  I am planning to print it, frame it, and put it on my mantel as part of my  ...

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Weekly Goals – yes, I know it’s Tuesday!

I’m the kind of gal that likes to makes lists. I like lists of books, lists of recipes I want to try, grocery lists, freezer inventory lists, lists of spiritual goals, etc. etc. etc! I came across this post over at Money Saving Mom and decided to try out setting weekly goals myself! In the past, I’ve tried to pick just one thing to  ...

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Easy Meal Monday

Here’s a simple, quick, and relatively healthy dinner idea for you.  Easy Chicken Stir-fry 1 bag of Kroger Stir-fry Vegetables with Noodles Image credit  1/3  to 1/2 bottle of Kikkoman’s Stir-fry sauce (give or take a few ounces)  Image credit 1 cup of shredded chicken- you can use canned, fresh, or frozen. I use frozen because I  ...

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