This post is all about my favorites. My favorite secrets, tips, tricks, and products! You know you have 'em too. Here are some of mine! Secrets, Tips and Tricks: Cut a V in your big toenail to avoid ingrown toenails. Raspberry ice tea combats menstrual cramps. Hate apple cider vinegar but know the health benefits...sneak … Continue reading Want to Know A Secret?
There are so many fun things that come up in the spring and summer! This really nice unseasonable weather we have had for the last few days has triggered the itch for those spring/summer traditions. Just the grilling, bike riding, and sunshine are enough to perk up your mood. So, I am looking ahead on … Continue reading Makin’ Plans!
I heard this quote the other day and it was like one of those Oprah "Ah Ha Moments". Not that this is a new thought, but that it was a reminder at a perfect time. There are so many of these amazing quotes that remind us that we are perfect just as we are and … Continue reading “Never Dull Your Shine For Somebody Else”
So, our new spring/summer stuff is out this week and I have to say I am so excited! I try not to talk too much about Tastefully Simple because I know that is not why most of you come here, but this stuff is way too fun not to share! This new line is bound … Continue reading Shameless Self Promotion – Giveaway Alert!
What the hell has happened to our kids!?! Is there a reason that kids feel like the value of a dollar means nothing or that asking for inappropriate gifts is acceptable? Seriously, what has happened? I try not to make a big deal out of something if it happens just once or with one spoiled … Continue reading I Don’t Care What You Want!
Stubborn, pig-headed, argumentative..this is the Hubs! He will gladly admit to all of it and probably worse. That being said, the Hubs also loves me with a fierce protectiveness and shining pride. There is no one else like him and there is no couple like us and that is OK! While this is all wonderful, … Continue reading In Honor Of Valentine’s Day.
My grandmother has not been feeling well and got to move into a new room at her assisted living, so I called my mom to check in. When I called she said for my nephew James to say hi. He gets on the phone and says, "Hi!" I say, "Hey buddy, what cha doin'?".... He … Continue reading Kids Say the Darndest – Monday Mood Lifter #6
There are not many things like music! It has the power to move you in physical, mental, or emotional ways. Music also is therapeutic, it can feed your soul and turn a dark day brighter. In a previous post I spoke about needing a good cry and those songs that encourage the waterworks. Well, this … Continue reading Crank it up.
Wait, wait, wait...it's not what you are thinking. Well I guess it is that too but, only sometimes and that is totally normal. Now get your mind out of the gutter. No, what I am talking about is life stuff. You know the health insurance, life insurance, refinancing, retirement, taxes, travel, savings, FAFSA, and all that stuff! I … Continue reading Are You Faking it? I am!
So, this was just on my "recommended for you" items on ETSY and I am literally crying as I am typing this... Now, I am not sure I want to give this to someone who would invite me to their bachelorette party but, I am certain that there is a time and place for this … Continue reading For Just That Perfect Moment – Monday Mood Lifter #5