Happiness

What is your definition of happiness? When you have more than enough money to fulfill your needs? When your soul mate smiles at you? When your child tells you that he loves you? When an friend calls to just to say “hi?” When your pet cuddles with you? When you are traveling? When you curled […]

The Homeschool Freebie of the Day

I have been very blessed to have found several different sites that offer free homeschooling resources. (Lori at Freely Educate has been my greatest source of free homeschooling information and referred me to this terrific resource!) One of my favorites is the Homeschool Freebie of the Day. I have it set as my home page […]

The Best Brownies EVER!

J loves baking with me. His favorite thing to make? BROWNIES! J is a very picky eater – but he loves brownies and really enjoys baking them. J and I have the recipe for the best brownies ever!! Best Brownies EVER 2 boxes of your favorite brownie mixIngredients to add to the mix per directions […]

Saved from Spoiling!

I am blessed at being able to find good deals. (Now, I am not able to find may free items or pay only pennies for items, but I usually save about 40% on our household/grocery shopping.) This is balanced by the fact that I tend to procrastinate and forget about the *deals* that needed to […]

A Fresh Start

A fresh start, a new beginning Past mistakes erased, poor choices forgiven A chance to thrive under new circumstances The opportunity to become who you were meant to be When blessed with a fresh start, make the most of it! Every moment is a fresh start to some degree. Make the conscience decision to make […]

Just Keep Swimming

A funny picture just popped into my mind as I opened this post. Dori from Finding Nemo singing, “Just keep swimming.” How often that is our mantra. Just keep on keeping on. Today we didn’t accomplish everything that I would have liked, but we did get quite a bit done. The chores that aren’t completed […]

Wishing for Perfection

Have you ever found yourself barraged by internal turmoil? It is at this point in my life that I am both liberated and confined. I am liberated in the sense that I know who I am, who I would like to be and what I am capable of. I am confined in the sense as […]

Frugal Living for Me

I am trying very hard to be as frugal as possible. It is a fun game for me! I love saving money! The problem has been not buying just because it is a “deal.” So far, so good. I am trying to plan out our meals and only buy what we need for our plan […]