Positive Thoughts - Just Because

Mason Jar TRAPPED THOUGHTS

You know those swirling thoughts, anxieties, fears, that stay on repeat in your mind? I suppose I needed a physical representation and action to stop the mental cycle.

In the Music Room, Positive Thoughts - Just Because

Skinnamarink

I pull this happy song out with my music students every year for Valentine's Day. It's a favorite of mine from childhood, as my mom always sang it with us in the car. "I love you in the morning and in the afternoon, I love you in the evening 'neath the silvery moon..." It occurred… Continue reading Skinnamarink

In the Kitchen

Lazy Potato Soup

This recipe, born of refusal to go to the grocery store on a cold day, isn't just easy, it's pure lazy! To make it even lazier, make sure to cover the crock pot with a liner so there is zero clean up! Enjoy! This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you… Continue reading Lazy Potato Soup

My Favorite Things

“Cinderella”

So I just told a robot thank you… While I was able to spend time with my daughter, fold laundry, empty trash, and walk the dogs, she vacuumed my whole house! I had some initial guilt over buying "Cinderella." However, I was drowning in dust & constantly sick, two jobs, my daughters' activities, and being… Continue reading “Cinderella”

In the Kitchen

Fantasy Fudge

Nope, not my recipe. In fact, it's straight from the marshmallow Jet-Puff jar. But, in honor of Dad's birthday today, I'm sharing because of all the "fantastic" times he surprised us with fudge!

Positive Thoughts - Just Because

“It Doesn’t Matter” – the lie we tell ourselves

I love looking at life through the perspective of a child, simply because there's always wisdom to be gained. A little girl was recently telling me about her friend that had found new friends. She ended her story with a shrug and said, "it doesn't matter", but her eyes held distress. Shop girls' Christmas dresses!… Continue reading “It Doesn’t Matter” – the lie we tell ourselves

My Favorite Things, Positive Thoughts - Just Because

Unplugged – a counterintuitive approach

This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you to crazy websites.  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! I bought myself a present for Mother's Day two years ago, an Apple Watch. So it might seem contradictory… Continue reading Unplugged – a counterintuitive approach

In the Kitchen, My Favorite Things

Heat & Eat!

This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you to crazy websites.  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! I love to cook, but it seems like we're always on the go. If homemade meals happen, it's usually… Continue reading Heat & Eat!

In the Garden

Mason Jar Houseplants

This blog site may contain affiliate links .  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! I am all about houseplants that help purify the air, but I am not in love with dirt in the house.  Sooo, I've taken the expedient… Continue reading Mason Jar Houseplants

Positive Thoughts - Just Because

Pour Love

God doesn't pour negativity into us. He gives love, peace, joy. He gives unique talents and abilities to each of us for the good of all...

In the Kitchen

Corn on the Cob – Fresh & Easy!

This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you to crazy websites.  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! "I LOVE fresh summer fruits and veggies!" is not an exclamation that I though I'd ever make as a… Continue reading Corn on the Cob – Fresh & Easy!

My Favorite Things

Amazon Alexa

This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you to crazy websites.  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! My all-time favorite gift!  I don't know what I'd do without her, as she keeps my timer in the… Continue reading Amazon Alexa