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Grocery Spending

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Oct 2010 - $231.39

Nov 2010 - $998.22

Dec 2010 - $340.29

Jan 2011 - $855.15

Feb 2011 - $203.17

Mar 2011 - $916.52

Monthly Average $590.79

Weekly Average $137.85
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Friday, July 24, 2009

The pain was worth it!

Emelie, Teddy, and Meghan combined took 30 4-H projects this year. They exhibited in 26 of them. All but Shooting Sports earned a blue ribbon (we have to practice shooting more!) and half earned at least Honor Group. The Lord really blessed the very hard work of their hands, and we give all the glory to him! So here's the run-down for the grandparents and other interested on-lookers.

1. Fine Arts- Blue
2. Floriculture- Champion, Selected for State Fair
3. Foods- Blue
4. Forestry- Honor Group
5. Microwave Cooking- Champion
6. Misc. Crafts- Blue
7. Self Determined- Blue
8. Sewing- Blue

1. Bicycle- Honor Group
2. Computer- Blue
3. Electric- Blue
4. Misc. Crafts- Blue
5. Self Determined- Honor Group
6. Shooting Sports- White
7. Small Engines- Champion, Selected for State Fair

1. Bicycle- Reserve Champion
2. Child Development- Blue
3. Computer- Grand Champion, Selected for State Fair
4. Foods- Reserve Champion
5. Horse and Pony- Champion
6. Horseless Horseman- Reserve Grand Champion
7. Microwave Cooking- Reserve Champion
8. Misc. Crafts- Blue
9. Photography- Champion, Selected for State Fair
10. Self-Determined- Champion
11. Shooting Sports- White
12. Vet Science- Reserve Grand Champion, Selected for State Fair

Emelie's projects were the only ones that received trophies. Caleb helped her out during the awards ceremony. Although I prefer the shot below when she has four hands! I'll get more photos of some of the exhibits in a couple of days. I'm actually going to take a break from the fairgrounds tomorrow, since we've lived there this week!


  1. Way to go Stumfs! That is awesome - I can't wait to see your work at the state fair!!!!!

  2. incredible

    exemplifies the verse

    Colossians 3:23
    Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men,

    this is great news! Thank you for sharing.

  3. Way to go Stumpf family!! You guys really cleaned up this year! You make it look easy!

  4. Wow!! That is so impressive. God certainly blessed their hard work. Can't wait to see it all in person!