I got it. I finally found the scripture that explains what I am feeling. I couldn't explain it successfully until I found it in the Bible. I thought I was losing my mind or just being rebellious (at least that's how others felt about me). I thought, "Maybe my filter is just slipping." Nope. It … Continue reading Got it
This image will never get old for me. Even though it's meant for Valentine's Day, the true meaning of Christmas is the Father's undying love for us which was shown by giving us His one and only Son on Christmas Day. When you give to those who love, that's nice. When you give to those … Continue reading Merry Christmas!!!
Hey guys! I'm back from vacation & have lots to share. You'll get pics later, but for now, the focus is CHRISTMAS!!! I have just a few things for you to check off your list this year. Some are fun, some are gross, some are just good practice. Ready? Here we go! If you're soaking … Continue reading 5 Things You ABSOLUTELY Must Do This Christmas!
It's 3am. Don't expect a lot of coherent thought in this post. This is due to the fact that it's 3am and that these last 2 weeks have been very productive. I've finished up with my classes that I teach, closed out a store lease, prepped for an upcoming event, contacted all of my children's … Continue reading Naps, Pajamas, Socks & Other Items on My Christmas List
Hey guys, I am still in the land of the living. I just had to take a break. If you've been following this blog for a while, you know I'm prone to go MIA from late Nov through Christmas. I really go off the grid! Why? Here's the deal: Thanksgiving: last Thursday of November Our … Continue reading I’m Still Alive Y’all!
11. Eleven. What's the numerical significance? That's how many people were coming to my house this Thanksgiving. Well, that's how many were supposed to be. Just when I went through the 5 stages of grief and decided to speak life over the situation, God opened the heavens and only 9 actually came. Well, it's complicated. … Continue reading The Holiday Hustle-How It Goes Down in Our House
Today's tip comes with a side of bad timing. I really should have told you this in September or something. Anyway, here it is: Stay a month ahead of the holidays! I mean, really, who can argue with that? I'm a state employee and an entrepreneur. So my pay schedule tries to run my household. … Continue reading Monday Mom Tip!
The holidays can be something else! Planning, cooking, cleaning, parenting! Everything tries to intensify & become overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be that way! Try these tips to go from distressed to de-stressed! I. Family calendar taking a beating? Yeah, this time of year can be stressful because it seems like everyone is putting … Continue reading Stressed About the Holidays? Try these tips from “How NOT to Kill Your Kids Before They Turn 18”!