Have you ever dismissed your creativity or other natural talents?


I have, and for so many years! Everyone kept telling me I was creative, but I always denied it. Meanwhile, I continually rearranged my home, repainted the walls, created solutions in my job, and was always able to create something new out of something old. Why did I deny it? Creativity was never something valued by the people in my…

Mother's Day, Loss of Mom, Loss of Child

Know someone who will be missing their mom or child this Mother’s Day?


Show them that you understand… My Mom passed away in 2017. She really was a special lady, known for her fun, crazy and very giving personality. Our family’s grief was and is overwhelming. My Mom was the foundation of the family. She kept all the family traditions going, still baked for everyone (even the neighbors), got us all excited about…

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift?


Create the perfect Word Blanket for your Mom! Here are 8 ideas for you! For those lucky enough to have amazing mothers, Mother’s Day is a great day to recognize what they mean to your life. Unfortunately, I lost my Mom in 2017 but there isn’t a day that goes by without thinking about her and feeling grateful for the…

choosing what you want to do

Are you CHOOSING what you do every day?


Most of the time we have ourselves convinced that we can’t. But what if we can? I began this year with that goal in mind. There is a couple of times a year that I tend to evaluate my progress – on my birthday and as the new year begins. My birthday is in December, so you can imagine I…