Irresistible Homemade Peanut Butter and Nutella Muffins Recipe

My one daughter loves cooking and baking, especially when she is bored. The other day, she had this brilliant idea to make some irresistible homemade Peanut Butter and Nutella Muffins. I helped her search recipes, and then we modified it according to what we had on hand. Irresistible Homemade Peanut Butter and Nutella Muffins Recipe […]

Books I Read in April and May 2018 – Fun #SummerReads

Books I Read the Past Couple Months There are a few books I read the past couple of months I’d love to share with you. All of these books make great summer reads.   Taken – by Dee Henderson A Christian suspense fiction book with a touch of romance in it. This is a stand-alone novel, […]

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 […]