Our New Fall Favorite Recipe!  Come cook with us!

Hi everyone!  This is our first video (Lord help us all) and we're teaching how to make our latest & greatest fall favorite dish!  So check it out & let us know how yours turns out! First things first.  Be sure to gather these ingredients: 2 lbs ground turkey (thawed/fresh) 2 cans of pasta sauce … Continue reading Our New Fall Favorite Recipe!  Come cook with us!

Ignore the Distractions & Keep Pressing!!!

My daughter's been threatened with suspension from her bus. What did she do? Not sitting in her assigned seat. Why? Another child is sitting in her seat, so she has to sit elsewhere. Has she tried to handle it? Yes. She talked to the boy 3 times and he's refused to move. Has she told … Continue reading Ignore the Distractions & Keep Pressing!!!

Stop Obsessing Over Your Kid’s Grades!

Hi guys, In my latest post I talk about grades. My husband & I have decided to completely stop stressing about our middle child's grades because of the school system's practices. Our children are given assessments, tests & quizzes so often that we all of us were overwhelmed with trying to keep up. Between the … Continue reading Stop Obsessing Over Your Kid’s Grades!

How to Find Your Child’s Purpose & Potential Career

"Mommy-JJ Time" That's what we call the time that my middle child & I spend together. We usually spend it watching Shaun the Sheep or some crazy YouTube videos. But this time, we decided to check out NatGeo.  Yeah, we're nerdy cool like that.  Don't hate. But on a serious note, we love to learn!  … Continue reading How to Find Your Child’s Purpose & Potential Career

How I Made a KILLING at Dollar General Today! (Cheese Ball Lovers, This One’s For YOU!)

Hi guys, I hit the motherload today when I stopped into my local Dollar General!  I was there for a big pack of styrofoam plates, when I got the urge to go to the back where the clearance was.  On the way there, I noticed a cart full of cheese balls.  I decided to keep … Continue reading How I Made a KILLING at Dollar General Today! (Cheese Ball Lovers, This One’s For YOU!)

Family Room Entertainment Center Makeover

Hi guys! This post is a little weird.  Like the other ones are normal, right?  Anyway, our family room has a massive Thomasville entertainment center that we're not using.  Why aren't we using it?  Because the people I live with are "special".  Ok, full disclosure, the TV fits inside, but the children couldn't see the … Continue reading Family Room Entertainment Center Makeover

What’s For Dinner Tonight?

I'm hungry.  I'm excited for dinner.  What's for dinner at the Joyner's?  Something super fast & super yummy!  Here's my formula: 1 crock pot of ribs + baked potatoes + a green salad=a happy family I went to Harris Teeter last week and got a whole bunch of country style ribs & pork roast.  Always … Continue reading What’s For Dinner Tonight?

How My Children Saved My Business

I know you must be wondering how that could be the case. It's true, though. They saved my business! I'm an author, but I'm also an entrepreneur.  If you've followed me a while you've heard me mention my business, The Jewelry Lady.  I've owned this retail store (initially online & now a storefront as well) … Continue reading How My Children Saved My Business

Have a Longevity Outlook When it Comes to Parenting

Parents (moms especially) sometimes get upset over small, insignificant things. I’m just being real. Stuff like flipping out over a dirty counter, but not acknowledging the beautiful art made for me by the child who made the mess. Yes, I’ve done it. Our pastor calls it “majoring in the minors”. We’ve been programmed to strive … Continue reading Have a Longevity Outlook When it Comes to Parenting

I owe you a Mom Tip! Here’s an Excerpt from my Book to ease the pain…

Man, it's been a wild weekend!  Mother's Day, graduations, a passed family member, turning in grades, whew!  So in all the hustle and bustle, I missed a Mom tip!  Well I decided to thrown in a little snippet from my book instead.  I hope you enjoy it!  Leave me your thoughts below. Champions Parents should … Continue reading I owe you a Mom Tip! Here’s an Excerpt from my Book to ease the pain…