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  • Abraham Lincoln on Criticism

    "If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what's said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference."
  • Consider the Cost

    "Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events." ~Winston Churchill
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  • Charles Spurgeon

    "Our blessed Lord reveals himself to his people more in the valleys, in the shades, in the deeps, than he does anywhere else. He has a way and an art of showing himself to his children at midnight, making the darkness light by his presence."
  • Progress through Perseverance

    It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or whether the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; Whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes up short again and again; Who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; Who, at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; And who at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly. It is far better to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight of life, knowing neither victory nor defeat. ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  • Psalm 7:10-17

    God will uncase the hypocrites ere long, and make them know, to their sorrow, what is was to trifle with Him." - Richard Baxter
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  • The Reformed Pastor – Richard Baxter

    “We must carry on our work with patience. We must bear with many abuses and injuries from those to whom we seek to do good. When we have studied for them, and prayed for them, and exhorted them, and beseeched them with all earnestness and condescension, and given them what we are able, and tended them as if they had been our children, we must look that many of them will requite us with scorn and hatred and contempt, and account us their enemies, because we ‘tell them the truth.’ Now, we must endure all this patiently, and we must unweariedly hold on in doing good, ‘in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves, if God, peradventure, will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth.’ We have to deal with distracted men who will fly in the face of their physician, but we must not, therefore, neglect their cure. He is unworthy to be a physician, who will be driven away from a frenetic patient by foul words. Yet, alas, when sinners reproach and slander us for our love, and are more ready to spit in our faces, than to thank us for our advice, what heart-risings will there be, and how will the remnants of old Adam (pride and passion) struggle against the meekness and patience of the new man! And how sadly do many ministers come off under such trials!”
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New Blog Address Soon!

Blogelina.com has offered a Mother’s Day Promo to raise money for cure.com and is going to be moving this site over to it’s own self hosted site some time in the near future. I’ll keep you updated!

If you are interested in blogging, go to blogelina.com and check out her $1 deal to get your blog up and running. She has done two of mine in the past: Adark Holsters and Love My DIY Home.

I highly recommend her – let her do the tough job and you stick to writing amazing blog posts!

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Snapfish Deal – 99 Prints for $0.01 Each

www.momofmany.wordpress.comSnapfish has a photo deal going on right now – get 99 4×6 prints For $0.01 each.

Mail order only. Use code: CHEER99  Expires on 12/21/2013.

(Exclusions: Deco prints, collage prints & Disney themed products)

Great Groupon Deal for Picaboo!

If you haven’t joined Groupon, today is the day!  Today’s Pittsburgh Groupon is 75% off Picaboo Photo Books!  You do NOT have to live in Pittsburgh to get this deal.  It is a nationwide online deal!!!  I love Picaboo and think they are probably the best around.

How does it work?
“Buy” the deal.  You’ll pay $25 and receive a $100 certificate to Picaboo. Even if you don’t like this deal, you should still sign up for Groupon!  

Here’s the fine print for the Picabook coupon (which makes this a great deal!):

  • Expires in 1 year – Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per Picaboo transaction. May redeem across multiple visits. Valid toward tax and shipping. Valid with other promotions. Not valid for cash back. May redeem starting 9/28/10.
  • Every single day, new deals roll in! Here’s the site to sign-up:  http://www.groupon.com/r/uu8307580.

    Thanks, Jenna!

    Free Coffee

    Every Monday in March Dunkin’ Donuts is offering a FREE brewed medium hot or iced coffee. See more details click HERE. Thanks Saving Addiction!

    Huggies Enjoy the Ride Points

    Log into your Huggies Enjoy The Ride Rewards account and enter these new codes:

    BFHFCXTSNWHKPGB (5 pts, expires 5/31/10)
    BHDKRRTJGTKSPGB (1 pt)
    BHDXQNGLHTWCPGB (1 pt)
    BHDZCSZGHZPLPGB (1pt)
    BGTRQWCSXXZRPGB (5 points)
    BHFTWKKDNRTGPGB (1pt)
    BGGRD-ZBBNH-CGPGB (1pt)

    Free Photobook from Picaboo + Shipping

    Picaboo Promotional BannerGet 1 free photo book from Picaboo! Just pay shipping ($8.99)!!

    • Offer good from March 1st through March 31st.
    • The cost of one 20-page Large Classic, Classic Leather, or Classic Custom photo book (up to $39.99) will be deducted from your order total. If your book contains more than 20 pages, you will be charged for the additional pages.
    • Taxes and shipping charges are not included.
    • This coupon is for first-time customers only.
    Get a free Classic photo book at Picaboo.com! Use code AFFLGB through March 31, 2010. Thanks, Deal Wise Mommy!

    FREE Photo Book at ArtsCow

    http://moneysavingmom.com/2010/02/artscow-30-page-5x7-photo-books-for-3-99-shipped.html/photobook

     

    Through March 24, 2010, you can get up to eight different 30-page 5×7 Photo Books for $3.99 each shipped from ArtsCow!

    Just create your Photo Book at ArtsCow and then use coupon code 75BKSFEB10 at checkout and it should give you the Photo Book for free with only a $3.99 shipping charge.

    Thanks, Dawn!

    Free Uniball Pen

    Uniball is offering a free pen every day at 1 pm est.

    Go here to request yours (I just got in and got one)

    WAGS Photo 7 Days of Deals

    Walgreens.com is doing the 7 days of deals again!

    2/22 – Monday: 40% off prints – **Use code DIGITAL40
    2/23 – Tuesday: 50% 11×14 Posters
    2/24 – Wednesday: 50% off Canvas (online only) & $.99 Rolls (in store only)
    2/25 – Thursday: Free 8×10
    2/26 – Friday: 50% off Everyday Books (online only) & $5.99 Ink Refills
    2/27 – Saturday: $.10 Prints (no min)

    Thanks, Who Said Nothing in Life is Free????

    Huggies Enjoy the Ride Codes

    For those of you who are enrolled in the Huggies Enjoy the Ride Reward Program, here are some codes for you to try.  I’m working toward collecting enough points to earn a $25 Kohls gift certificate.

    KSKQH-BMZMQ-PCXTG (9pts)
    PWSDW-DCCSH-DQXTG (9pts)
    MSGKS-RPHZW-BKXTG (9pts)
    DPWSM-PZTLZ-SLXTG (9pts)
    NKPTD-LHZTJ-WXXTG (9pts)
    FRFTR-ZKQDS-WTXTG (9pts)

    BCSQDDNXQFBBPGB (5 pts)
    BCTDHBQWLPZKPGB (5 pts)
    BDGTWXSQBJTXPGB (5 pts)
    BCSTDHJZXTKPPGB (5 pts)
    BCWPPSDLLFSFPGB (5 pts)
    PLWGFZRJNXFWPGB (5 pts)
    MLXRCCNRWKKWPGB (5 pts)
    BXZWTNJFSLHCPGB (5 pts)
    XZRSSFHSQGFLTMN (5 pts)
    ZXLRKBTBBMNNPGB (5 pts)
    HKNZJZGMDNKBPGB (5 pts)

    FNDLDHSLKRPZFRF

    BHHDRPWFBLXDPGB (15 pts, expires 2/28/10)
    BGGPH-NPFZN-HMPGB

    BFJZZGBBNBGPPGB

    FNDLDHSLKRPZFRF

    Free 8×10 Collage Print at Walgreens

    Click here to get started on your free collage print at Walgreens and use the code VDAY at checkout tomorrow.

    **It has been reported that the code is working today also.**

    “Taste of Home” Super Deal!

    taste of home 225x300 Taste of Home Magazine: $3.75/year

    Best Deal Magazines has an amazing deal on Taste of Home Magazine.  Use code WKLYSPEC and get it for only $3.75!!  Here are some other coupon codes available that you can use on the other magazine deals:

    PXCJ214 takes 15% off any order.
    MNDCJ214 takes $5 off a $30 order.

    Thank you The Thrifty Mama!

    Book Swap Site

    Click here to check out a book swap site – PaperBackSwap.com.  Below is an explanation of how it works. Click here for a more detailed explanation.
    • You have books in good condition that you do not want to keep.
    • After you have Posted the first 10 books to your bookshelf, you get 2 “startup” credits from PBS to get you started swapping.  After that, you earn credits by sending out books to others. Only the first account for a household receives startup credits.
    • You may order any available book for 1 credit each (paperback/hardcover). Audio books cost 2 credits each.
    • If you want a book that is not currently available, you can place it on your Wish List and we will notify you by email when it is available for you to order.  You can even have it sent to you automatically when it becomes available, with no email necessary.
    • When a book is requested from you, we notify you by email, provide the address for you to send it out, and even provide a wrapper!
    • wrap and mail your book.
    • When the requestor receives it, you earn 1 credit (2 if it is an audio book). Yes, you pay the postage to send out your books, but when you request a book, the sender ships it to you free of charge!
    • The books you receive from PBS are yours. We hope that you will repost them to share with other members when you have read them, but you can certainly keep them, or give them away. Similarly, the books you send out to others belong to their new owners.

    The Book of Where: Or How to Be Naturally GeographicPBS is a great way to share books with people all over the country!  I signed up last night and listed 13 books today. Within hours, I had someone request one of my books!  Pictured to the left is the book that I’m sending out – it was a book that had been sitting in my bookshelf for years.  

    I used the site to print my mailing label and pay pal to pay for the shipping charges, using media mail.

    If you join, use my name as the one who referred you and I’ll get a free book credit. What a good way to swap books and save money! 

    Free Hanes Socks

    Win Free Hanes Socks (1st 100 Each Week)

     Hanes® Sock packages are being given to the first 100 entrants each week – so enter today! *every week until 3/31/10

    GO HERE to enter (It is probably over for this week).

    Denny’s Give Away

    The first 500,000 people to sign up for the new Denny’s Rewards Program here will receive a coupon for a free burger and fries from Denny’s.

    Also, mark your calendars! Denny’s will be again giving away a free Grand Slam Breakfast to all customers on February 9, 2010.

    Find more details on both of these promotions here.

    Thanks, Spend Less and Save More and Money Saving Mom!

    Pampers 3-Pack/Year’s Supply of Diapers

    pampers cruisers dry max 300x178 Free Pampers Tomorrow (1/29)Pampers has announced their new olympic performance diapers, Cruisers with Dry Max technology.  These diapers are not for sale in stores, but today, Friday, January 29th, Pampers is giving away 3-pack samples of these diapers.  If the sample sent includes a diaper stamped Team USA (randomly inserted in select sample packs), your baby will win a year’s supply of Pampers diapers! Some time today they will be posting the give away on their site.  Go here to check for the offer.

    Free 7×9 Shutterfly Photobook – Two Days Only!

    OFFER IS DEAD!     There’s a new free code available from Shutterfly. This code works for a free 20 page 7×9 inch photo book. You will have to pay shipping for this and it is $4.99. Here’s how to add this free photo book code to your account:

    ::: Login or sign up for a Shutterfly account.

    ::: Once you are logged in, click on “My Accounts” and scroll down all the way to “Special Offers” click on “Enter Special Offer code”

    ::: Enter the code READYMADEBOOK and you will see the code for 1 Free 20-page 7×9 Photo Book.

    You must use this code before midnight 1/26.  Please remember that these free codes don’t work on all accounts but it’s worth giving it a try.  Thanks April and Common Sense With Money!

    Free 8×10 photo Collage at Walgreens

    Get a free 8×10 Photo Collage today only from Walgreen’s.  This is a Facebook freebie.  If you select Pick Up in store it will be completely free.  Click here to get this freebie.

    Thank you,  Deal Wise Mommy.

    Free 6-Pack Instant Coffee Samples

    Tasters-choice

    Grab a free 6-pack sample of Nescafe Taster’s Choice Instant Coffee here. Limit one request per person and up to two requests per household.

    Thanks, Frugalista Cafe and Money Saving Mom!

    Free Johnson’s Buddies

    Johnsons-buddies
    There’s a brand-new coupon available here for $1/1 any Johnson’s Baby Product. Use this on the Johnson’s Buddies soaps which are priced for $1 at Walmart, Target, and elsewhere to get them free after the coupon.

    Thanks, Common Sense with Money and Money Saving Mom!