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We Have a Winner - Berrymorin Bits and Tips Blog March Winner

This month's drawing winner is chickadee, 'Three in the Nest'. Everytime you leave a comment you are automatically entered in my monthly drawing for a Country Bunny Bath & Body product.

This month's prize is Country Bunny Bath & Body Peach Mango and Banana Lip Balm. Stop by my website and see more products.

Stop by 'Three in the Nest' Blog and congratulate her.

Scrapbooking Your Family Recipes - Vera Raposo

Scrapbooking Your Family Recipes
By: Vera Raposo

I recently came across a neat idea for a scrapbook. The person, who created it, took her family’s favorite (and famous) recipes and created a scrapbook out of them. Recipe scrapbooking is such a great way to make sure all these great recipes of members of the extended family are preserved.

Start by getting all the recipes together. Look through your own notes. You’ll be surprised how many of the recipes you already have. Mine are usually scribbled on pieces of notepaper and then stuck into one of the cookbooks I have.

You can handwrite the recipes directly in the scrapbook, on a piece of paper or even a recipe card. Of course you could also type them up in your computer and print them out.

Take a quick inventory of the recipes from other family members that you already have. Are you missing Aunt Betty’s famous peach cobbler recipe? Call her up and get it.

Talk to other members of your extended family about your recipe scrapbooking idea. Y…

Maya Angelou's Birthday - April 4

Maya Angelou is a poet, author and civil-rights activist. She was born, today, in Saint Louis, Missouri. She was the first African American to remain on the New York Times Bestseller List for two years. She can also speak six languages, including West African Fanti. What an interesting woman!

Visit the poets.org website for Ms. Angelou's biography. Don't forget that April is National Poetry Month, so include one or two of her poems in a reading.

Improve Your Sales - Stop by BookCloseouts.com

From time to time when I need a work skills refresher, I refer to a good book. BookCloseouts.com is an online bookstore, that offers very affordable prices. You'll find books with topics on customer service, phone skills, sales and even working from home.

Click here for a list of available books, that's topic is sales and selling. Remember that availability does change.

You'll receive speed shipping and friendly customer service.

Don't forget if you order $25 or more, you qualify for $25 of free books. Don't miss out on this one. See the website for more details!

Ham Leftovers - What to Do, What to Do

We had a Sunday ham for dinner. It was so yummy but I was left with plenty of ham. After my husband separated the meat from the bone. Our son dropped it to our neighbor's dog, Keisha. I came up with the following recipes. Stop by Betty Crocker.com for a large ham recipe selection. Have a Happy Spring holiday meal!

Ham and Biscuits - I made the biscuits from scratch. (Betty Crocker Cookbook - Baking Powder Biscuits recipe) Just add a small slice of ham and enjoy! Great for breakfast, lunch or a snack.

Ham and Potatoes

Ham Salad Pitas

CWAHM Talk Radio Show - March 26

Stop by CWAHM, this week, and take some you time to listen to this week's show. This week's topic is finding time to refresh your spirit at home. Jill gives some helpful tips, such as reading a proverb a day.

She also discuss finding time to refresh with Julaine Christensen, Julaine Ministries. Julaine shares how she got started, the focus of her ministry and upcoming conferences.

This show is available 24 hours/7 days a week. You can download to your MP3 player and take it with you! Enjoy the show!