We Cut The Cable Off This Week

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This week we turned in our cable dvr box and turned off all television services. We kept Internet and next month our cable bill will be $110 cheaper.
I’m done. My project is complete. Disconnected the TV and Internet cables in the attic. Put the Internet on its own line (removing it from the spliter). Put together and mounted the remote controlled antenna in the attic and reconnect the TV cables. Now we get 47 free channels in the living room and bedroom, using one antenna and existing wiring. #geekgirlsrock

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It’s “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” Time of Year!

It’s that time of year again. Just 3 weeks away from the Alabama – Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend event. Twice a year the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) sponsored event takes place at the 4-H Center near Columbiana, Ala. This year I get to go free, on a scholarship that I won at the event in March. This will be my 4th trip and each time I love it! If you want to know more please visit this LINK and start planning for March 2017. Each event is limited to about 125 like minded women who enjoy the outdoors.
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Archery

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From Field to Freezer

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Fishing

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Sticks to Staffs

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1800 Frontier Skills – Fire Starting – Flint and Steel

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Rock Wall Climbing

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Frontier Skills – Tomahawk Throwing

This year I’m planning on taking my little 2 person backpacking tent and sleeping under the stars on Saturday night. It’s always good to get in a little practice when your planning a backpacking trip!

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Mission Trips are Awesome!

A few years ago I was lucky enough to be part of a church mission team that traveled from our homes in Alabama to Alajuela Costa Rica. Well we were actually quite a way from the main city of Alajuela on a farm in a very rural area. While we were there we painted a house, built 40+ shelving units for the new dorm (no pre-built stuff – all from scratch) and provided almost two weeks of free labor in what ever needed to be done. The people were awesome and I know I’ve grown a lot from having experienced helping those that need help.

Please help my friends daughter get to Haiti for her first mission trip. She’s a precious girl and this opportunity to go in June means so much to her.

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Someone’s Handiwork

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A few months back I found two quilt tops at a local thrift store. For the pair it was less than $5 so right off I was seeing a quilting project in my future. Now to do some research and pick up the rest of the supplies. It’s time to honor a project that some ones mother, aunt, or grandmother started and finish this quilt!

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