Life is like a story...written 1 page at time. Knowing how chapters can sometimes unfold messily, I wanted to create a place where I can share my own life’s journey. Including all the things that I love AND all the things that I have learned. And, through that sharing….maybe help you avoid some of the same potholes and detours that I have fallen into.
My best organization tips for ALL areas of your life
Tools for you to get your finances under control so YOU can be the boss of YOUR money
Tips & tricks for staying sane in a youth obsessed culture
How to make cards and other crafty things
Personal insights and adventures - from ‘Kayak Man’ to ‘Mother’s Day Birds Nests’
Reasons to ‘let go...and let God’
As an ‘older’ woman I have lived a wide open life. I have learned that life is short. Life is not guaranteed. Life is meant to be LIVED. And lived to the fullest with so much joy it overflows into others. I would love you to find that same joy and live your life in victory.
Now, I had been making my bed everyday since…well, since I had children. How could I ask them to make their own bed if mine was an unmade mess, right?
Are you like me? Do you want an answer or solution to every problem, challenge or thought process? Do you think and ponder over big things…and small things as well?
I recently started writing in my ‘Daily Gratitude Journal.’ Now, I have tried this before and it never seemed to work for me. I think it did not work because I made it an ‘act of duty’ rather than thoughts from my heart.
Do anxiety and fear have a way of just taking over? Taking over your thought process? Your daily actions? Your life? Are you trying to figure out how to overcome anxiety and fear? Now, some fears are good for you. Fear of getting hit by a car when crossing on a green light…encourages you to […]
How many times have you said that in your life? Well, maybe not those exact words…..maybe a few ‘4 letter’ words were substituted for the word ‘messed’, but you get the idea.
I can’t even begin to count the number of times I have ever felt that way or said it out loud.
A house. A home. The American Dream…to own and not rent. To be your own boss in your humble abode. To be able to paint your walls with chalkboard paint, add new cabinets, and throw away that nasty old tub….without having to call maintenance and get permission for, well….anything. My 2 youngest children are married […]
There are so many statements about balance, right? ‘Eat a balanced diet’. ‘Balance your checkbook’. ‘Balance your tires’.
And then there is life balance. ‘Create balance in your life.’ ‘How to find balance?’
National Clean Your Room Day is May 10, 2021 Did you know that there was a ‘Clean Your Room Day’? Nope? Me neither. And then I stumbled across this crazy article and I fell in love with the idea! A day set aside and dedicated to picking up/cleaning your room! A clean and organized room […]
Happy Mother’s Day. I realize that Mother’s Day might be a tough day for you. For many and various reasons. And, my heart aches for you if that is the case. I can’t even imagine what it must feel like to not have a reason to rejoice and celebrate Mother’s Day. And that is pretty […]
My husband and I recently watched the Mr Rogers movie. The one with Tom Hanks. It was not at all what I thought it would be. For some reason I assumed that it was going to be like a documentary of his life. It was not. It was much more than that. And I loved […]
So, how do you manage money as a college graduate? How do you pay off all of that debt? Save and start a life?
Joy is a choice. You can either choose joy…everyday or not. Joy is NOT determined by your circumstances. Joy is an overflow of the heart.
Through the years, after a whole lot of trial and error, I have found things that I just LOVE. And, since I love them so much I thought you might to love them too. So...what are you waiting for?
Tools to help you feel young..er
Non-toxic items for your home
ALL my faves in one place
From shoes to hats to skirts...