When Forgiveness Doesn’t Come Easy, Can You Forget?

When Forgiveness Doesn’t Come Easy I feel terrible about something that I just need to get off my chest. I am finding it very difficult to forgive certain people. These people and their children hurt my daughter and me years ago. I know, years ago, right? I try to forgive, but then something seems to […]

Uncommon Gifts for Dad – Celebrate His Uniqueness

Uncommon Gifts for Dad How about some uncommon gifts for dad this Father’s Day? There are those dads who embrace their special talents, so honoring them with a gift to cultivate those talents would be extra special. It may surprise you to find out how many classes Craftsy offers that could appeal to the dad […]

7 Tips to Maintaining a Blogging Schedule Throughout the Summer

7 Tips to Maintaining a Blogging Schedule I admit it doesn’t take much for me to get thrown off any schedule. I don’t transition very well, so going from the school year to the summer is huge for me! To help keep myself on track, I’ve come up with these 7 tips to maintaining a blogging schedule. […]

Father’s Day Gardening Gifts – Useful Tools to Help Make Dad’s Life Easier

Father’s Day Gardening Gifts I know, I know, Father’s Day is this weekend and I’m just now posting ideas. However, there have to be so of you out there who are like me and wait until the last minute, right? We live in the Midwest, which can get rather cold throughout the Winter. So, summer […]

Extending Yourself Grace When Life is Unraveling

Extending Yourself Grace Extending yourself grace can be so difficult when all we continue to do is raise our expectations. We can be so very hard on ourselves when we feel we have fallen short. In this instance, grace does not mean bowing your head in prayer, but saying “It’s okay”. We make mistakes, we […]

Summer Is Officially Here – School’s Out – Now What?

Summer is Officially Here – School’s Out Wow, that was a quick school year! Summer is officially here for us, elementary school ended yesterday and high school today. Now my kids will be will be 5th graders and a high school sophomore! Also, with the last day’s of school this week, it has been a […]

Star Wars Fanatics – The New Thrilling Solo Clip Now Available

Are you ready Star Wars fanatics for the new Solo: A Star Wars Story clip? Hold on to your seat – it’s another action-packed Star Wars film! The Saga continues … Star Wars Fanatics   Movie Synopsis: Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY, […]

Landscaping Plants for Shady Areas for an Amazing Front Yard

Landscaping Plants for Shady Areas One of the many things I love most about Spring is it marks the beginning of the gardening season! Currently, I’m starting the process of planning out our landscaping plants for shady areas in our front yard. This past fall,  we had a new driveway and front sidewalk put in. In the […]

11 Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas on a Budget to Create Space

Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas on a Budget Putting together a decorating scheme can be rather daunting, especially when you are dealing with the size and financial restrictions. It’s actually not too difficult to do though. Here are several small bedroom decorating ideas on a budget:   1. Put out a vase of fresh or silk flowers/floral […]

Unlimited Crafting in Multiple Categories Now at Craftsy

Unlimited Crafting in Multiple Categories A crafting-lovers dream come true – unlimited crafting in multiple categories, now at Craftsy. Get complete access to all classes in more than 16 categories. Get to access to categories such as, quilting, knitting, sewing, cake decorating, photography, food & cooking, and way more. There are literally hundreds of videos […]