For me, the sadness starts in August. As soon as the kids go back to school, I start to feel cold air on my neck. I know winter is just around the corner. Football season starts. The days get shorter. The wind blows colder. I get depressed. I have the winter blues. Continue reading
Deciding what to give him for Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Here are a 10 gift ideas that will make the man in your life love you even more. Continue reading
As we celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday today, I am reminded of his historic “I Have A Dream” speech. In front of a captivated crowd, Dr. King shared his dream of freedom and equality in an electrifying speech that advanced the civil rights movement and cemented his place in American history.
Now imagine yourself in front of the Lincoln Memorial ready to address a crowd of thousands, or maybe you are at home sitting at your computer. What would you say? What would you write? Do you have a dream? Continue reading
Every weekend my husband and daughter steal away for an afternoon of daddy daughter time. Which sounds like the perfect time to catch a movie, luxuriate in a hot bath or curl up and get lost in a good book. But instead of spending that quiet time doing something that I enjoy, what do I do? Spend the whole time doing laundry, running errands, and tackling my never-ending to do list. Continue reading
I found this recipe on the back of the craisins package a few years ago and thought they sounded delish. And I was right. I especially love making them because they are easy to make and since they are made with real oats and little sugar, they must be healthy. At least that what I tell myself as I woof them down! Here’s the recipe…
I ended the year by asking the question, “What hashtag best represents your 2014 in a nutshell?” My hashtag was #focused. Some of the answers I received were #blessed, #change, #intentional, #protected, #hopeful and #kindnessandlovebeatall. I loved the question and the heartfelt answers so much that I thought it was great question to ask at the beginning of the year as well. That said, what’s your hashtag for 2015? Continue reading
Happy New Year! Although I don’t do resolutions, I have set quite a few lofty goals for the new year and I’m sure I’m not alone. So I’ve put together a list of 20 inspiring quotes to kick off the new year to help us stay motivated when we get frustrated, discouraged, and need an extra push to get over life’s hurdles. Continue reading