Is Your Blog Listed on Technorati?

On May 19, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

I’m learning as I go in this blogging process and every day I find some new thing I should have known. Is your blog listed on Technorati? It’s apparently an important measure of your blog’s strength, but I have to admit that I still am unclear how it all works. All the rest of you [...]

Mastermind and Mastermind Towers: Review and Giveaway

On May 10, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

How do you teach your kids to think critically and analyze available information to solve a puzzle or problem?  There are several logic and/or critical thinking curricula available in workbook format, though most are written for upper elementary and older students.  To include younger children and your hands-on learners in mastering these critical thinking skills, [...]

Real Joy as a Parent and a Request for Your Help and Prayers

On April 27, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Throughout every stage, and for each individual child, there are those moments and memories that we will remember with happiness.  There are so many special times, when we know that God has blessed, led and grown our children, in spite of our shortcomings and mistakes.  3 John 1:4 says, “I have no greater joy than [...]

Wordless Wednesday: How it Looks to be Blessed – Our Easter Sunday

On April 27, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

This is my first Wordless Wednesday post.   I get the concept, but seriously; did you really think I would be totally wordless? -  lol-   Maybe I’ll start calling it Mostly Wordless Wedneday. I love these people and the only ones missing from this day were our daughter and son-in-law, who were just married [...]

Dora’s Garden Gazebo by Mega Bloks: A Review & Giveaway

On April 27, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Mega Bloks are a family favorite, in our household; and their new Dora’s Garden Gazebo set has only reinforced that!  I had the chance to review this fun toy with our 3- and 4-year-old granddaughters, over the weekend, and was so tickled to see the fun they had.  The toy is designed for ages 3 [...]

What’s Your Frugal Fitness Secret?

On March 16, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Spring is nearly here and summer is just around the corner.  What’s your frugal secret for getting in shape, being fit, eating healthy?  A gym membership might be good, but is often costly and in all honesty, requires a lot of self-discipline to keep going.  Do you have home exercise equipment you love and REALLY [...]

Mega Bloks Domino Build Game Review

On March 8, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Three of my top product reviewers participated in the testing of Mega Bloks’ new Domino Build Game!  They put it through it’s paces and returned with a five-star rating!  They had great fun and shared all the things they loved the most about playing Domino Build.  A big thank you to their mommy, my oldest [...]

A Little Help From My Friends

On February 17, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

I appreciate all of you who so faithfully visit, read and share here at Busy-at-Home!  The blog is growing and so are the opportunities to create income for my family and to let more and more people know that living abundantly, contentedly  and happily on a frugal budget is totally doable.  The more people who [...]

The Costs & Payoffs of Saving Money: Part 1

On February 16, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

What price are you paying to save money in your family’s budget?  What?  You didn’t realize that saving money was going to cost you something?  “Lucy, let me ‘splain.”  (Please tell me you’ve watched “I Love Lucy”, so I don’t feel ancient and awkward.)  … I had the honor, at the end of January, to [...]

What’s Next? Wilton, Zojirushi & a Wedding on a Frugal Budget

On February 14, 2011, by Glenda Embree- BusyAtHome

Happy Valentine’s Day, Everyone!  I just wanted you to know I haven’t forgotten you and that I appreciate you all so much!  Our family has been really under the weather, lately.  Seriously — we’ve had bouts with bronchitis, pneumonia and pleurisy.  Oy!  I think we’re all about back on our feet, though, so I will [...]

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