Food For Thought….What do You Set Your Standard To?

There is a music artist that I’ve heard recently who has lyrics that makes you stop. Some singers rely on a catchy beat but this artist made me literally just sit there and contemplate the words she was singing. Lauren Diagle. Her song “Trust in you” has a chorus that says “when you don’t move the mountains in needing you to move. When you don’t part the water I wish I could walk through. When you don’t give the answers as I cry out to you. I will trust. I will trust. I will trust in you.” This song made me really think. I’m sure you have a few petitions before the Lord too. Often times we wonder “when and how” things will take place.

We are human and I’m really not sure if this side of glory the desire to know will ever go away but we don’t have to be a slave to it. David Jeremiah was teaching last night about the church in the book of acts. He was saying how they were unified. This unification did not mean uniformity. One other notation I thought was interesting is that they didn’t become unified by seeking to be like that others.

When you tune a piano you don’t tune it to another piano you tune it to a chord. A set standard. Then all pianos are naturally in tune with each other because they have been tuned to the same standard. His point, the early church, when they were seeking the fire and even after, had a desire that caused them to seek hard after God and the results are a church of action as seen in acts. A church that was unified. I began to wonder if this is part of our issue today. We seek unity with each other and try to conform ourselves to our surroundings. What if we patterned ourselves after the early church? Many of the things we get frustrated over would cease as the unity of the Spirit takes over. But here is where we trust. Have you too a request before God that hasn’t been answered? A question? Desire of your heart? Take this time to trust. Seek the unity of your soul to Him.

Acts 1:14 “These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.”

Written By: Courtney Gilkinson 

Dollar General Easter clearance= 90% off

I went to Dollar General yesterday, even though the tags say 70% off, all the Easter merchandise was 90% off.  I got my kiddos a bunch of stuff for just $0.10 each!  Check out your Dollar General!


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My Friday Shopping Trip- saved 86%



Tops Markets 

Little Debbie Donuts $1.99
Used $0.95 off coupon 3/29 SS (you can buy them here)
Final Price $0.09 each

Honey Buns and Brownies $1.79
Used $0.95 off coupon from 3/29 SS
Final Price =FREE

Mission Tortillas $1.99
Used $0.55 off coupon here
Final Price $0.89

Dollar General
De-Icer 90% off $0.25 (regular price $2.50)

Old Spice Shampoo and Body wash $2.40 (sale)
Use $2 coupon from April P&G
Final Price $0.40 each

Lime Away $1
Use $0.75 off coupon from 3/29 SS
Final Price $0.25

Todays Totals before coupons= $32.90
After Coupons=$4.44
Saved 86%


70% off Easter Candy and Baskets

If you are heading to Dollar General, check out their Easter clearance.  I was there yesterday, they had lots of Easter baskets, and candy on sale for 70% off!!! 

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FREE Cat food at Dollar General

Check out the Deal at Dollar General!! If you dont have a cat, donate your cat food!

on ANY one (1) package of Friskies® dry cat food

Friskies Dry Cat food $1.80
Use $2 coupon here (use zip 30303) look under pet care section
Final Price=FREE


Thanks My Momma Taught Me!

Gilette Fresh Deodorant, only $0.85 at Dollar General

Gilette Fresh Deodorant


Gillette Fresh Deodorant, 2.6 oz $2.35
Use $1.50/1 – Gillette Antiperspirant/Deodorant from PG 3/29
Final Price: $0.85


$2.00 off Speed Stick GEAR Deodorant or Body Spray $2.00 off ONE Secret Clinical Deodorant $2.00 off ONE Gillette Clinical Antiperspirant $1.00 off any Lady Speed Stick Deodorant Twin Pack


Purina Cat Treats, only $0.63 at Dollar General!

Purina Cat Treats


Stock up on Purina Cat Treats at Dollar General!


Purina Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats, 2.1 oz $1.25
Use B1G1 Free – Purina Friskies Party Mix Package, 2.1 oz from SS 3/29
Or $1.00/3 – Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats Printable Coupon
Final Price: $0.63 each, when you buy 2


$1.00 off 3 packages Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats 

Glad Storage Bags, only $0.50 at Dollar General

glad storage bags

Stock up on Glad Storage Bags at Dollar General! 


Glad Storage Bags, $1.50
Use $1.00/1 – Glad Food Protection Product Printable Coupon
Final Price: $0.50

$1.00 off any Glad Food Protection Item 

Clairol Hair Color, only $1.00 each at Dollar General


Clairol Hair Color $3.00
Use $2.00/1 – Clairol Hair Color Box from PG 3/29
Or $0.50/1 – Clairol Balsam Color Product Printable Coupon
Final Price: $1.00



$0.50 off ONE Clairol Balsam Color Product $2.00 off ONE Clairol Age Defy Hair Color $1.50 off Clairol Natural Instincts Hair Color $1.50 off ONE Clairol Nice N Easy Hair Color

Olay Body Wash, only $0.75 each at Dollar General

Olay Olay 

Hot Deal – Stock up Price on Olay Body Wash or Bar Soap at Dollar General!!


Simply Olay Body Wash 13.5 oz or Soap, 4 ct $2.25
Use $3.00/2 – Olay Body Washes or Bars, 4 ct or larger from PG 3/1
Or $1.25/1 – Olay Fresh Collections Body Wash Printable Coupon
Final Price: $0.75 each, when you buy 2

$1.25 off Olay Fresh Collections Body Wash $1.25 off ONE Olay Body Wash Twin Pack $1.00 off ONE Olay Fresh Effects Product $1.25 off ONE Olay Hand & Body Lotion $1.00 off ONE Olay Bar Soap 4ct or larger $1.00 off ONE Olay Body Wash