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Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hash tag when sharing your posts on social media through out the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.


Lately In Our Life

So last week was a little crazy around here. We started off being gone all day on Monday at my Dr’s in Ann Arbor. Since it is a 2 1/2 hour drive each way not including traffic jams and construction and we often sit in the office for a while it ends up being an all day trip.

The Dr ended up giving me a steroid shot in my joint and told me to start tapering the steroids the next week. If I can taper then we are good, if I cannot taper still then it is time to switch meds once again. The only thing is that the meds we would be switching to has a lot of very severe and bad side effects, and from what I read online most users experience sever side effects not just some. That also means that because I will only need infusions twice every 6 months instead of every month I will need to have my port taken out, which means they will have to dig for veins for hours to get IV’s placed… God hasn’t steered me wrong so far, so I’m keeping it all in prayer that whatever is supposed to happen happens.

We started a huge project of finishing the rest of our roof not this past weekend but the weekend before it was in really bad shape. Now before I go any further let me say our roof is very steep, so steep that we needed to get harnesses just to work on it. The boys have been getting up there almost every day for about a week and a half to help get this finished and one of our friends has driven 30 minutes each way to be here every day after work to help us get this finished. Oh yeah and his wife is hugely pregnant with baby #6.

I have been having to pick up most of the boys chores since they have been on the roof so much. That mixed with as much gymnastics practice as possible for the upcoming competition in less then a month has left everyone exhausted. I cannot say how very grateful I am to have such amazing friends that would give up their free time every day after work and 2 whole weekends, we have been so very blessed.

I haven’t had much time to read through this wonderful blogging book, but am still sharing it for you. If you are a blogger looking to make money from your blog, I highly recommend this book, How To Blog For Profit: Without Selling Your Soul. It is such a challenge to make money from your blog without spending way to much time doing it. This book will help you do just that!


My Posts From The Last Week

Because of all the craziness going on around here I didn’t manage to get any other posts done except last weeks linky party. I have a bunch of Christmas posts I’m working to get up over the next couple week though.


  • Inspire Me Monday #106 ~ Last weeks Inspire Me Monday post, with 2 of my favorite posts and the most popular of the week. Stop over to see if you were featured!!


 The Inspire Me Hosts

Each week we share the most clicked on post as well as choosing our own 2 favorite posts. Stop by each of the co-hosts blog to see if your post was featured by them this week!! Also follow each of them on their blogs or social media somehow.

Nicole – Mama Of Many Blessings (ME)

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CJ – Morsels of Life

Facebook ~ Google+ ~ Twitter ~ Pinterest

Emily- Simple Life of a Fire Wife

FaceBook ~ Google+ ~ Twitter ~ Pinterest

Janice- Mostly Blogging

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BonBon – Farmhouse 40

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Last Weeks MOST Popular link:

For last weeks Inspire Me Monday party there were 477 links that were linked up last week the most popular post was….


  • #4 ~ Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars ~ In our house we love Pumpkin and cheesecake, but put the 2 together and talk about delicious! These bars look so delicious.

My Favorite Posts Of the Week:

Below are my 2 choices for the favorite posts of last weeks party.


  • #402 ~ No Starter Required Amish Friendship Bread ~ When I was little my mom would often get starter and make Amish Friendship bread, it was one of my absolute favorite recipes growing up. If you have never had it, you need to try this recipe. I will definitely be trying it, I never knew you could make it without the starter.


  • #101 ~ DIY Custom Farmhouse Table ~ I love the DIY Farmhouse Tables, with our big family of 8 and many nights more then just us eating a big table is a requirement. Even better to make your own exactly how you want it to look. Someday we will build one of these for our dining room.


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Inspire Me Monday Linky Party

Finally it’s time for the Inspire Me Monday Linky party! You can link up your posts below but make sure to link back here somewhere in your post, on a linky page, or in your sidebar.

Thank you for sharing!!



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