Embracing Life’s Challenges with Grace #ThankfulThursday

Embracing Life’s Challenges Tuesday started off just like any other ordinary weekday. That was, until my kids came home from school and a fairly traumatic event occurred. I’m pretty sure I lost 10 years of my life, but I’m learning that embracing life’s challenges makes it so much less stressful! lesjbohlen / Pixabay Normally my […]

Tips to Make Your Mondays Great – Monday Motivation

Tips to Make Your Mondays Great Mondays… Why are they so dang hard? If you’re like most people, you start dreading them on Sunday when the realization hits that the weekend is almost over. For me, I don’t necessarily dread Monday’s. The kids go back to school and I get to work on my blog. […]

Midweek Inspirational Quotes for Wednesday Wisdom

Midweek Inspirational Quotes Life is messy, right? We go through highs and lows, and the lows feel really long. This year, I am embracing the lows. I’m learning through them, I’m trusting in God, and I am not giving up. That being said, since it is mid-week, our resolve starts to fad. Therefore, I am […]

Our Christmas Eve Story Resembled A Christmas Story

Our Christmas Eve Story Have you ever had one of those moments when your life resembled a movie? That was our Christmas Eve story this year. It somewhat resembled the movie “A Christmas Story”. We were all praying for a White Christmas, and our prayers were fulfilled on Christmas Eve. As we were planning to […]

Unique Holiday Gifts to Make Your Spirits Bright at Etsy 2017

Are you the type of person who likes to shop for unique holiday gifts? If you haven’t heard of Etsy, you’re in for a real treat. All of the “shops” there are created by people who offer handmade items, which can make some great unique holiday gifts! For example, my Etsy shop offers handmade paper […]

ADHD Friendly Sports: High Intensity Sports for Kids and Adults

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, is associated with the inability to concentrate and focus. This makes following directions a real issue. Playing and participating in a sport or being on a team may, therefore, become problematic. However, there are some ADHD friendly sports and activities that can be beneficial. ADHD Friendly Sports […]

No Dirty Dishes Day Celebration – Today: May 18, 2017

Are you one who allows the dishes to pile up in the sink? Here’s the day to forego that habit – it’s No Dirty Dishes Day! No Dirty Dishes Day How do you celebrate this day? There are a couple ways to not have any dirty dishes – eat out or have a BBQ using paper […]

10 Things I Have Learned About Myself While In A Cast

A few weeks ago, I did something completely ungraceful, I tripped and then fractured my wrist. In this short time while being in a cast, there are 10 things I have learned about myself . 10 Things I Have Learned About Myself   My left arm is incredibly weak. It’s impossible to will my left hand […]

Moms, What Is On Your Christmas Wish List? Practical Ideas

As a mom, I rarely think about what I want for Christmas since it really is all about the kids. Well, it’s really about the birth of Jesus. However, for kids, Christmas is just a magical time of year. My husband sent me an email last week with his  “Christmas Wish List” and asked me to […]

Things I Love About Autumn In The Midwest #Fall2016

By nature, I am a warm weather person. I want to hibernate all Winter long, especially during the coldest months of the winter. I live for the summertime with the kids and hanging out at the pool. However, there are things I love about Autumn. The good thing about living in the Midwest is getting to […]