December is such a wonderful time of year for most people.  It’s that time of year to spend time with family and friends, eat special treats, and exchange gifts. While it can be a time ofRead More →

School will be starting soon, and Fall is creeping up on us rather quickly. I love the color change of the leaves, the smell of bonfires in the air, and the slight crisp cool feeling thatRead More →

 Recently I was approached by a friend who had retired from being an elementary school teacher.  She was looking for side work that could be available to help supplement her retirement income. Who doesn’t love aRead More →

This is our little family…. I married my husband in 2001. Previous to marrying him I had worked in social work. He was finishing up school in Construction Management and Business. Soon after we were married,Read More →

Since starting a blog I’ve been interested in the idea of improving self-confidence. I have asked myself on many occasion, “What does it take to improve one’s self confidence?” I looked around at other more experiencedRead More →

What if I said Vision boards can make ALL your dreams come true! Isn’t that such a funny and weird thing to hear? Like a piece of paper, with a bunch of pictures and words, willRead More →

When you buy something from this website, I may receive an affiliate commission. The opinions expressed are my own & are not representative of the companies that create these products. My reviews are based on myRead More →

Whenever I think of summer, I think of going to the pool, eating popsicles, and lots of happiness and joy that overflows with fond memories of summer! Unfortunately, I’m a realist. The fact is that yes,Read More →

Shoe tying can be hard for kids to learn. Some kids will pick it up quickly and others will simply struggle. For my first two kids shoe tying was a cinch. They picked it up withinRead More →

 I’ve read all sorts of interesting facts about blogging. I read recently that only about 20% of bloggers will actually earn significant money from their blogs. Now folks, wait a minute?! That’s incredibly discouraging.  You meanRead More →