Saturday, February 28, 2009

Produce Choices at Our Local Walmart

My husband and I have been joining the millions of people who do the majority of their grocery shopping at Walmart. For us, it's out of convenience. Our local store is right across the street. There's also very little to choose from in our new neighborhood.

But we were unpleasantly surprised from the lack of fresh vegetables and produces at this store. It's sad that they feel their consumers don't want nor need healthy choices.

We have to drive 3 miles, one way, to Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market to get our fresh veggies and fruits. After that one has to drive at least 6+ miles, one way.

I was wondering if you would share your experiences at your local Walmart. Do you have to head to a different grocery store? Does your local Walmart carry your veggie and fruit choices?

Paper Bag Scrapbook - Precocious Paper at

Autumn Theme Renewal Ceremony Paper Bag Scrapbook courtesy of Precocious Paper at and Cake Topper from Little Lynn's Creations

I purchased this Paperbag Scrapbook from Precocious Paper at She then sent me an email asking me what colors and embelishments I wanted. She really made it easy for me because when I received it I loved it!

I used our personal and professional photos for this one. The pages have a place to journal and for your photo. This book is great for very busy people. I it took me about 45 minutes to put this book together.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Happy Seventeeth Birthday Marcus! February 26, 2009

Our Renewal Ceremony Cake Topper courtesy of Little Lynn's Creations at

Happy Birthday to our "Little One" - Marcus.

Who would have known that we could have such love for the little baby that born on February 26, 1992. Who bears the first name of his dad's favorite football player. Who proudly has the middle name of his dad and the first name of his grandfather.

Mom and Dad always feel so blessed with being your parents. You have been a delight as well as a concern...on many of an occassion.

Happy Birthday Marcus!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Wordless Wednesday - February 25, 2009

One of my favorite pillows at Olive,

Works for Me Wednesday - February 25, 2009

Cootie Catchers courtesy of Kat's Drafts at

Kat's Krafts Cootie Catchersat offered just the unique wedding program that we were looking for our renewal ceremony.

After you purchase your selection Kat's sends you a list of questions to get you started via email. Or you can submit your own. She then sends you a proof and with approval, your order is printed, packaged and then mail, with folding instructions!

Kat's Krafts offers a variety of fonts, quantities, papers and colors that will meet your wedding and special occasion needs.

This is why Cootie Catchers Works for Us!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - What Are You Planning to Do With the Extra Money?

I'm sure you've heard that by April 1, 2009 you should be seeing something extra in your paycheck. The government's hope is that we'll go out and spend it.

The BerryMorin household will be putting our extra money to work by...Saving It! Yes, we're not adding any additional bills to our home nor planning any new purchases with an extra $65!

What are you and your household planning to do with the extra money?

Monday, February 23, 2009

Menu Plan Monday - February 23, 2009

Wow! It's already been a month since we took over American Mini Storage E Craig property. The last week of the month Charles and I focus on meeting and exceeding the store goal.

Marcus' 17th birthday is on the 26th. All he wants is a new cell phone case. Due to all our blessings he's not asking for anything else. We'll probably go out next week for dinner.

The hubby and I spent sometime adding some artwork to the bathroom and a bench to the livingroom. I was inspired by the link party at The Nesting Place. The cool thing is one uses what you have or purchases very inexpensive items. Stop by for your inspiration.

Now onto the menu. Thank you Organizing Junkie for your hosting duties.

Turkey, Gravy, Mixed Greens

Lemon Fish, Mixed Greens, Brown Rice

Hamburgers with Whole Wheat Buns, Oven Fries

Turkey Meatball Soup with Veggies

Marcus' Birthday Dinner

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Our New Store Hours Decal - Vinylvineyard

Photo taken by Marcus, our teenager

Store Hours Decal courtesy of Vinylvineyard at

I love that she offers decals for business, as well as home.

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