Countdown to Christmas Market!

Come see us at Classical Conversations’ Christmas Market next Saturday!
The fun begins at 9:00 a.m. and continues until 3:00 p.m.
at First Baptist Church, Helena
(815 Highway 52 E, Helena, AL  35080).

We’re counting down on Facebook

and placing one new stocking stuffer under our tree every day.

So far, we’ve added Pure Olive Oil Soap,

and BeeyoutifulSkin Mineral Makeup catalogs.

Stop by Saturday and browse our stocking stuffers and Christmas gifts

and pick up a free BeeyoutifulSkin Mineral Makeup catalog!

Christmas Market will feature more than 60 vendors-

a great opportunity to shop for Christmas,
support local business owners, and

support the Helena campus of Classical Conversations!

Follow us on Facebook for the rest of the countdown!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here are the answers to Monday’s Thanksgiving Quiz.  Don’t look if you haven’t taken it yet!  Click here to take the quiz.

1.  Thanksgiving as a national holiday began with the Pilgrims.  True or False

False.  The national holiday did not begin with the Pilgrims. In 1777 the Continental Congress declared the first national day of Thanksgiving, following the American victory at Saratoga.

2.  The Pilgrims observed an annual Thanksgiving feast beginning in 1621.  True or False

False.  In the year 1621, the Pilgrims celebrated a feast near Plymouth, Massachusetts, following their first harvest.  But the feast commonly referred to as “the first Thanksgiving” was never repeated.  According to most historians, the pilgrims never observed an annual Thanksgiving feast in autumn.

3.  Abraham Lincoln was the first U. S. President to proclaim a Thanksgiving holiday.  True or False

False.  George Washington became the first president to proclaim a Thanksgiving holiday, when in 1789 he set aside November 26, a Tuesday, as a day of thanksgiving for the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.

4.  Who started a campaign in 1846 to make Thanksgiving a holiday celebrating harvests going back to the Pilgrims’ feast?

In 1846, Sarah Josepha Hale, editor of a popular 19th century woman’s magazine called Godey’s Lady’s Book, began an editorial campaign to make Thanksgiving a national holiday.  She hoped that a national Thanksgiving would bring strengthen family ties and bring unity and moral strength to the country.

 5.  Which U. S. President named the last Thursday in November as the day to celebrate Thanksgiving?

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving to be celebrated on November 26, a Thursday that year.  In his proclamation, Lincoln named the last Thursday in the month as the day to celebrate.

6.  Which U. S. President thought the last Thursday was too close to Christmas and mandated the third Thursday in November as the day to celebrate Thanksgiving?

With a few exceptions, Lincoln’s precedent was followed by every subsequent president – until 1939.  That year Franklin D. Roosevelt, who thought the last Thursday was too close to Christmas, mandated the third Thursday in November instead.

7.  What country celebrates Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October?

Canada

8.  Who said this?  “Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor, and Whereas both Houses of Congress have by their Joint Committee requested me ‘to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanks-giving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.’”

George Washington said this in his Thanksgiving Proclamation on October 3, 1789.  Click here to read the entire proclamation.

9.  Who said this?  “Let us recommit ourselves to that devotion to God and family that has played such an important role in making this a great Nation, and which will be needed as a source of strength if we are to remain a great people.”

Ronald Reagan said this in his Thanksgiving Proclamation on November 12, 1981.

10. Who said this?  “First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.  This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior.”

Paul said this in his letter to Timothy.  See 1 Timothy 2:1-3.

Give thanks- whether you knew all the answers or not!

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Happy Thanksgiving from Smith Family Resources!

A Thanksgiving Quiz

How much do you know about Thanksgiving?  See if you can answer these ten questions.  Check back later this week for the answers!

1.  Thanksgiving as a national holiday began with the Pilgrims.  True or False

2.  The Pilgrims observed an annual Thanksgiving feast beginning in 1621.  True or False

3.  Abraham Lincoln was the first U. S. President to proclaim a Thanksgiving holiday.  True or False

4.  Who started a campaign in 1846 to make Thanksgiving a holiday celebrating harvests going back to the Pilgrims’ feast?
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5.  Which U. S. President named the last Thursday in November as the day to celebrate Thanksgiving?

6.  Which U. S. President thought the last Thursday was too close to Christmas and mandated the third Thursday in November as the day to celebrate Thanksgiving?thanksgiving-indians

7.  What country celebrates Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October?

8.  Who said this?  “Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor, and Whereas both Houses of Congress have by their Joint Committee requested me ‘to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanks-giving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.’”

9.  Who said this?  “Let us recommit ourselves to that devotion to God and family that has played such an important role in making this a great Nation, and which will be needed as a source of strength if we are to remain a great people.”

10. Who said this?  “First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.  This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior.”

Happy Thanksgiving from Smith Family Resources!

Introducing SuperGent!

supergentMeet SuperGent!

Beeyoutiful’s newest multivitamin was specifically formulated to meet the unique needs of the gentleman in your life.  Here are a few of the main ingredients of SuperGent.  (Scroll down for complete nutrition facts.)

Saw Palmetto – Studies have shown that Saw Palmetto is beneficial for supporting prostate health, healthy hair, and helping support male hormones.

Alpha Lipoic Acid – Supports healthy blood sugar, liver function and overall health with its antioxidant properties.

Lycopene – Sourced from red fruits and vegetables, lycopene supports heart and prostate health.

CoQ10 – Famously known for its support of the heart, it also supports healthy energy levels and overall health.

Trans-Resveratrol – Supports brain health and cardiovascular function.

Grape Seed Extract – Supports immunity, cardiovascular health, prostate health and male hormone production.

SuperGent is a great option for supporting overall health and avoiding nutritional deficits that can potentially lead to health problems.

Nutrition Facts
SuperGent Facts
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount per Serving % Daily Value
* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Vitamin A
(100% as Beta-Carotene)
5,000 IU 100%
Vitamin C (from Calcium Ascorbate) 125 mg 208%
Vitamin D (as Ergocalciferol) 500 IU 125%
Vitamin E (as d-alpha Tocopheryl Succinate) 75 IU 250%
Vitamin K (as Menaquinone K2 and
Phytonadione K1)
40 mcg 50%
Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) (from Thiamin HCl) 12.5 mg 833%
Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2) 12.5 mg 735%
Niacin (Vitamin B-3) (as Niacinamide
and from Inositol Hexanicotinate)
17.5 mg 88%
Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCl and
Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P))
12.5 mg 625%
Folate (as Folic Acid) 200 mcg 50%
Vitamin B-12 (as Methylcobalamin) 125 mcg 2083%
Biotin 150 mcg 50%
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5)
(from Calcium Pantothenate)
25 mg 250%
Calcium (from Calcium Ascorbate and
Calcium Citrate)
25 mg 3%
Iodine (from Potassium Iodide) 75 mcg 50%
Magnesium (from Magnesium Citrate) 12.5 mg 3%
Zinc (from Zinc Bisglycinate) (TRAACS®) 15 mg 100%
Selenium (from L-Selenomethionine) 100 mcg 143%
Copper (from Copper Bisglycinate)
(TRAACS®)
0.25 mg 13%
Manganese (from Manganese Bisglycinate)
(TRAACS®)
1 mg 50%
Chromium (from Chromium Picolinate) 100 mcg 83%
Molybdenum (from Sodium Molybdate) 37.5 mcg 50%
Potassium (from Potassium Chloride) 12.5 mg < 1%
Saw Palmetto (Berry) (Serenoa repens) 80 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid 25 mg
Organic Aloe Vera (Leaf) (Concentrate) 25 mg
Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera)
(Standardized for Polyphenols)
12.5 mg
Choline (from Choline Bitartrate) 12.5 mg
Inositol 12.5 mg
CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10) 7.5 mg
Natural Trans-Resveratrol
[from Japanese Knotweed Extract (Polygonum
   cuspidatum) (Root)]
5 mg
Lycopene (from Natural Tomato Extract) 1.5 mg
Lutein (from Marigold Flowers) 250 mcg
Suggested Use Take 1 tablet daily with food.
Other Ingredients Cellulose, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Croscarmellose Sodium, Silica and Vegetarian Coating. Vitamin E from non-GMO soy.
Allergen Info Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Notice For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children. Natural color variation may occur in this product. Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle. Store in a cool, dry place after opening. Please Recycle. U.S. Patent 7,838,042 and patents pending, and the trademark TRAACS® are used under license from Albion Laboratories, Inc.

Click here to purchase SuperGent.

Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup

Why did I stop wearing makeup?

Answer:  progesterone cream.

What, you may ask, does progesterone cream have to do with wearing  makeup?

Well, nothing really, but I can explain.

Several years ago, I was prescribed progesterone cream for a hormonal imbalance issue.  Specifically, I was to apply to thin skin 1/8 teaspoon twice a day.

Pause for a moment to think about 1/8 of a teaspoon.

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It is a very small amount.  And yet, that small amount applied twice a day for several weeks corrected my hormonal imbalance.

That started me thinking about all the other things I had applied to my skin over the years.  Moisturizers.  Foundation makeup.  Eye shadow.  Lip gloss.  Blushes.  Bronzers.  What was in all of those things that I had rubbed into my skin?  Because of my experience with the progesterone cream, I now understood that I had been sending those substances directly into my bloodstream.  Who knows?  Those things might have been the cause of the hormonal imbalance in the first place.

So, I stopped wearing makeup.  I could no longer bring myself to put potentially harmful stuff on my skin and into my bloodstream.

I didn’t know then about mineral makeup.  I didn’t know that there was makeup made from nothing but minerals, with no fillers added.

That’s why I want to introduce YOU to BeeyoutifulSkin Mineral Makeup!  If you live in or near Helena, I’d love to meet you at our Open House- which will include a mineral makeup demonstration .  Email me for details and directions.  If you can’t make it in person tomorrow, come to our Facebook party Wednesday!  Check in any time all day for makeup tips and videos, games and giveaways.

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Click on the Open House announcement to learn more about our Open House and Facebook party.  Be sure to click Interested so that you won’t miss a single party post.  There’s going to be so much good information shared, and I don’t want you to miss it!

 

 

FREE Vitamins!

Beeyoutiful Family Pack

Would you like to earn FREE nutrient-packed multivitamins?

Tell your friends, relatives and co-workers about Beeyoutiful’s multivitamins.  There’s a perfect fit for everyone you know:  SuperDad, SuperMom, SuperLady, SuperKids, and- there’s even a super prenatal multivitamin- SuperMom 2 Bee!  Use the links below to share information.  When your friends are ready to order, tell them to mention your name so that you can earn referral points.

If your friends are ordering online, tell them to click the box by “Referral?” and enter your name.  If they’re ordering by email or phone, they should mention your name at the time the order is placed.

You’ll automatically receive one point for each individual vitamin order and four points for a Beeyoutiful Family Pack order!  Maximum referral points per friend=4

(The Beeyoutiful Family Pack pictured above includes a 3-month supply of SuperDad and SuperMom, a 2-month supply of SuperKids, plus a probiotic and skin salve for a significantly reduced price than if purchased separately.)

Ten referral points may be redeemed for one bottle of the Super vitamin of your choice- absolutely free with no shipping charge!  (Referral points have no cash value and may not be redeemed for any other products.)  When you’ve earned ten points, we’ll contact you by email and send your free vitamins on their way to you.

As soon as your friends find out how beneficial these Supers are, they’ll start telling their friends and earning their own referral points!

So get started!  Use these links to introduce your friends to these Super multivitamins…

Beeyoutiful Family Pack

SuperDad

SuperMom

SuperLady

SuperKids

SuperMom 2 Bee

Beeyoutiful Family Pack

Moving!

Smith Family Resources is moving!  moving

We aren’t going far- just from one house to another in our home sweet Helena.  Our online store will be open throughout the move, the post office box address and phone number will stay the same, and the email address will not change.  We’re not even going to put the business on hold for the move.

But we do expect to be at least somewhat slowed down, especially as we approach the end of July.  If you’ve been intending to place an order, do it now while we’re still in the early stages of packing up!

To thank you for doing your shopping NOW, we’re offering a discount on every order you place this week!

Shop our online store and use coupon code SAVE100 on orders of any amount.  Mention this blog post when you place an order by phone or email.  Any way you shop, you’ll receive a 10% discount on every order of any amount through Friday, July 8!

Thank you for shopping Smith Family Resources!