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Saying Goodnight …

December 6, 2014

Today my family will say goodnight to yet another family member; another one claimed by cancer. This time, it’s not an elderly grandparent who lived to see more than eight decades; this time it’s an aunt who lived to only 54 years of age. Her diagnosis came as a surprise.  She was being treated for […]

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September 11, 2001 – We Will Remember

September 11, 2014

I am forgetful.  I have already forgotten one-third to one-half of what I did just last week yesterday. But, I remember – to the exact spot – where I was on September 11, 2001.  I was at work, in my office, when my boss’ wife called to say a plane had flown into the World […]

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It’s Church Camp Time!

June 30, 2014

Today I will be driving for 6+ hours to reach church camp.  My boys are beyond excited, and I must say that I’m excited as well – because church camp is so much fun! This year, I am set to be a counselor for a group of 8- 10-year-old girls (they are the same girls […]

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Happy Memorial Day

May 26, 2014

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File Your Taxes for FREE with H&R Block, TurboTax or TaxACT

March 13, 2014

File your Federal Tax Return using H&R Block At Home service for FREE. Prefer Turbo Tax over H&R Block? Turbo Tax is also offering you the chance to file your 2013 Federal Tax Return for FREE with their online Federal Free Edition. You can also file your Federal Return for FREE with TaxACT. Recommend on Facebook share […]

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File Your Taxes for FREE with H&R Block or TurboTax

February 13, 2014

File your Federal Tax Return using H&R Block At Home service for FREE. Prefer Turbo Tax over H&R Block? Turbo Tax is also offering you the chance to file your 2011 Federal Tax Return for FREE with their online Federal Free Edition. Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the […]

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Have A Home Based Business? Share It Here …

December 5, 2013

With Christmas less than three weeks away, I thought I’d give you the opportunity to share your small or home-based business.  I know several of you are soap makers, Scentsy and Tupperware consultants, so feel free to leave your contact information and any current promotions and/or to offer a special deal for fellow Thrifty Texans. Look at it this […]

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2,000 Thrifty Texan Facebook “Likers” = $100 Gift Card Giveaway!

November 19, 2013

I am striving to reach 2,000 “likers” on Facebook before November 30, 2013.  And if I do, I am set to offer a $100 gift card giveaway!  What better time to give away $100 than at the Christmas shopping season? Here’s how you can help: Share deals on your Facebook page by clicking on the […]

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“To every thing there is a season …”

September 26, 2013

Ecclesiates 3:1-8 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, […]

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Fun and Blessings Abundant!

August 29, 2013

One day last fall, Robert and I were discussing that this year we’d like to take a few days and visit Galveston – both of us were born and raised in Texas, but had never seen the gulf coast!  My husband also loves science related stuff, so a trip to NASA / Johnson’s Space Center […]

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