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152 Family From The Heart – Eggs In The Cabinet

by Cliff Ravenscraft on March 17, 2011

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In this episode of Family From The Heart, Cliff and Stephanie cover the following topics:

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151 Family From The Heart – Podcasting From A Napkin

by Cliff Ravenscraft on March 10, 2011

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In this episode of Family From The Heart, Cliff and Stephanie discuss the following topics:

  • A new family routine of reading time on Sundays.
  • Stephanie discovers that she has three passions.
  • McKenna is on Twitter.
  • All three kids to start podcasting at least once a month.
  • And more!

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In this episode of Family From The Heart. Stephanie and I do a little time traveling. This show was originally recorded on Thursday, February 3rd, before episode 146 was actually recorded.

Since we were going to be on a cruise on Thursday, February 17th, we decided we wanted to to still provide another weekly installment of the Family From The Heart Podcast.

We talk a quite a bit about how difficult it was to actually make the decision to go on this cruise and why we came to the conclusion that this was the right thing to do for our family.

Also, we had come to a decision about Matthew and homeschooling and thought that how we came to that decision might be an interesting to hear. We hope you enjoy this episode.

Be sure to check out https://gspn.tv/blog for blog posts from our trip.

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In this episode, Stephanie and I share what’s going on with our family just one day before we leave for an 11 day business vacation. Stephanie is overwhelmed by all that is left to be done. We talk about how we are going to deal with Matthew’s issues related to his lack of being responsible.

We also share how God has really blessed us in the are of provision by just helping us to squeeze value out of every dollar that He’s provided for us.

We’re going to be out of town for the next 11 days and we hope that you’ll keep your eye on https://gspn.tv/blog for our blog posts from our trip.

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You may remember her as D. J. Tanner on the hit television sitcom, Full House. Candace Cameron Bure has written a book titled “Reshaping It All.” The subtitle of the book says it all. It is “Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness.”

Stephanie was turned on to this book about a month ago, and as her husband, I will tell you that this book has been used by God to completely reshape her own spiritual life. The principles that she lists in her book are not just for weight-loss. They can be applied to any goal or change you want to achieve.

Stephanie said that recently shared, with me, some of the ways the book has been reshaping her life. First, she told me that she is remembering that she can do all things through Christ who strengthens her. She is being reminded that when she puts Him first and seek to fill her spirit with His Word and teachings that her desires (especially those for food) will come in line with His desires for her life.

Stephanie and I had the incredible honor of interviewing Candace on this very special episode of Family From the Heart. Once again we owe a debt of gratitude to our sponsor, Mardel.com.

The first 25 people who purchase Candace's book from Mardel, using promo code “GSPN” in the shopping cart, will receive an autographed copy of the book.

We hope that you enjoy this episode. If you are in need of some motivation for physical and spiritual fitness, we highly recommend this book!

Check out http://candacecameronbure.net.
Her video testimonial can be found at: http://candacecameronbure.net/testimony.php

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In this episode, we are very pleased to bring you an interview with Dan Miller, author of 48 Days To The Work You Love. Dan has been one of my greatest sources of inspiration when it comes to successfully building a business.

In February, Stephanie and I will be going on the No More Mondays Cruise with Dan and his wife, Joanne. We would like to invite you to join us. For more information, please visit https://gspn.tv/cruise.

Check out the entire podcast series I did when I read Dan’s book a few years back. You can find that at https://gspn.tv/48-days.

Also in this episode, Stephanie shared that she is loving her new Kindle. You can see my full Kindle 3 review at https://gspn.tv/kindle3review.

Looking to buy a Kindle or the case that we have fallen in love with? Here are some affiliate links that you can use:

Purchase a Kindle 3G
Purchase a Kindle 3 WiFi
Purchase the Kindle Case

We also mentioned that we are considering one of the biggest decisions we have faced since my decision to leave my career in insurance. You can learn more about what we are considering by listening to episode 486 of Pursuing A Balanced Life. Link: http://goo.gl/rYhe0

Finally, we did mention that our friends DG and Tiffany Hollums have been blessed by finally realizing a dream of having a child of their own through adoption. You can check out their blog at http://adoption.hollums.com.

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In this episode we discussed the following:
– The new Narnia movie review
– A review of Romona And Beezus movie
– How did we work it out to have time alone for our family on Christmas?
– The truth about Santa Clause – Not For Children’s Ears!
– The Sound Muisc
– And more…

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It’s Christmas time once again. It’s that time of year where everyone is supposed to be full of joy and great cheer. This has not always been the case in the Ravenscraft houseshold. In this episode, we share why we feel that Christmas won’t be so bad this year.

In the episode we discuss the following topics:

– Our Christmas Family Traditions

– Movie Review of “How Do You Know?”

– Movie Review of “Tron Legacy”

– What movie we’re going to see as a family on Christmas Day.

– How did we decide what Health Insruance to go with when starting our own business?

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In this episode, we share just how exciting our Thanksgiving Gettaway was in the Smokey Mountains this year. We also give you an update on how things went with McKenna’s Surgery. Also, we just briefly shared some information about an upcoming cruise in February 2011. More on that next week.

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132 Family From The Heart – Cliff Is Dead To Me!

by Cliff Ravenscraft on October 21, 2010

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McKenna Story:
In this episode, you find out why McKenna said… “I Trade Them Every Day.”

#TryingToBeRomanticFail:
Find out what happened when Cliff attempted to plan a special night for just him and Stephanie.

11 Yr Old Talk On Food Sources:

Iron Man 2 Review

The Voice Mail: Find out why Cliff is dead to one of our listeners.

Dave Ramsey Career Opportunities
http://www.daveramsey.com/company/about-jobs/

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In this episode of Family From The Heart, Cliff and Stephanie share their thoughts on their trip to Boston. Special thanks to the folks at Divine Office for making that trip possible.

If you are interested in Cliff and Stephanie's review of Podcamp Boston 5, I encourage you to check out the two blog posts I did at https://gspn.tv/pcb5 & https://gspn.tv/pcb52. Also, Cliff recorded an amazing Sound Seeing Tour of the city of Boston that you can listen to on Pursuing A Balanced Life episode 481.

Also, in this episode, you get to hear about the Super Creepy Subway Stalker and why Cliff and Stephanie think it's so cool that they can finally say that they have been to Boston in the Fall. Perhaps one day they will lick a spark plug. Sound silly? It should! It would make a great deal more sense if you were to listen to this episode.

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127 FFTH – Cliff Is Totally Busted

by Cliff Ravenscraft on September 16, 2010

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In this episode, you get to find out what happens to Cliff when he made an impulse decision to purchase an Amazon Kindle E-Book Reader without talking to Stephanie first. If you happen to be married, you may have found yourself having similar conversations. Whatever you do, don't use Cliff as an example of how to get out of this sort of trouble. Time will only tell if his justifications for this impulse purchase will stand up to reality.

Also in this episode, Stephanie shares a very cute story about how McKenna has learned that it is a lot more fun to receive praise from her mom for keeping her room clean than it is to receive discipline for not not keeping it clean.

You also get to hear how the state of Kentucky has resorted to bribing kids to come to school!

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In this episode, we share an amazingly funny email from a gspn.tv podcast widow. Stephanie shares how she has really benefited recently from her reading Beth Moore's book, Get Out of That Pit. This book is featured on our product page at http://mardel.com/gspn.

We also shared the amazing blessing of being able to attend Podcamp Boston 5 on an all expenses paid basis thanks to the generous sponsorship from DivineOffice.org. We would be very thankful if you would be willing to go to https://gspn.tv/divineoffice and leaving a comment thanking them for this amazing blessing. We are very much looking forward to our trip to Boston and sharing it with you all.

Finally, we wrap things up by talking about a few of the movies that we have recently seen.

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121 Family From The Heart – Barriers To Rural Living

by Cliff Ravenscraft on August 6, 2010

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In this episode, we are so happy to have been joined by Barry & Lynn Morgan from the Simple Good Life Network. Barry and Lynne have decided to make a significant life change, to move to find a more rural community to live in, to live a more self sustaining agrarian lifestyle. Not only that, but they have a desire to use podcasting and social media to share their journey and as a means to help small farmers get more connected with the online world.
Also in this episode, Cliff and Stephanie give movie reviews for The Book of Eli, Post Grad, and Step Up 3D.

Also, Cliff gives a review of a children's book titled “Kindergarten Rocks” written and illustrated by one of his client's, Katie Davis. You can get your own copy of this book at https://gspn.tv/kindergartenrocks.

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120 Family From The Heart – I Saw Your Gnat!

by Cliff Ravenscraft on July 29, 2010

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In this episode, Cliff and Stephanie give their reviews of Angels and Demons, A Night With The King, Salt, and Leap Year. They also share some feedback they received from the author of the email that they responded to last week. They answered questions about kids and grandparents and when is the proper time to allow your teenage daughter to go out on a date with a boy alone.

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In this episode, we provide reviews of the Sorcerer's Apprentice, Inception, and the final game of the World Cup Series. We also talk about a way that we have found to spend some quality time together while walking. We wrap things up by sharing some emails that we had received in the show.

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In this episode, Cliff and Stephanie share some experiences from their 4th of July weekend getaway. They also shared some email feedback that had come in from Kylie, Diane, and John.

Sites mentioned in this episode:
http://Mardel.com/gspn
https://bettermarriageblanket.com
http://bookadventure.org

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In this episode, Cliff and Stephanie share some thoughts about the latest Twilight Saga Movie, Eclipse. Also included in this episode are a TON of voice messages left on the voice mail feedback hotline. We want to hear from you! Call today and leave your message for Family From The Heart at 859-795-4067.

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In this episode, Cliff shares a review of Toy Story 3 that he and Meagan did on their way home from seeing the Press Screening of the movie. Stephanie shares that she also has had some questions about the decision of moving to another place outside of where we have always lived. Of course we took a great deal of audio feedback including some calls from folks telling why their home towns would be a great place for us to move to and a phone call from Emma who is the person who started the higher education topic.

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In this episode, Cliff and Stephanie share how they have been able to get back on track with their intentional physical activity. They also share more about their search for healthy foods and answer a few listener questions.

Links mentioned in this episode:
* http://LocalDirt.com
* Organic Food Buying Cheat Sheet
* Mardel.com/gspn

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In this episode, Cliff and Stephanie share some social media guidelines that they have with their children. These items include the following:

* Twitter Account must be set to private and followers are approved by mom and dad.
* You must never share the city you live in.
* You must never share what school you go to.
* You must never share school or sports team mascots, team names, etc.
* You must never use your teacher's names or friends last names.
* No computer in the kids rooms
* Time limits on computer access
* Computer usage is only allowed in the presence of mom and dad.
* Boundaries on YouTube Viewing

Other Links mentioned in this episode:
Nutrition Diva Episode on Organic Foods To Buy
Alton Brown Video On Canned Tomatoes

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