Homemade Stir-Fry Recipe

Homemade stir-fry is one of my favorite meals to make, because it’s so easy. Like many of the recipes I have shared, part of what makes it easy is that you can generally use vegetables and spices you already have at home. Ingredients Olive Oil (4 tablespoons) Brown Sugar (1/3 Cup) Thai or Asian NoodlesContinue reading “Homemade Stir-Fry Recipe”

Goals for 2020 Check in

Wow! Can you believe we are already half way through 2020?! That’s crazy! To me it does not feel like July. In some ways I’m still kinds stuck on March because March is when this whole pandemic started, and life as we knew it was changed. Anyway, since we are half way through 2020, IContinue reading “Goals for 2020 Check in”

Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

I love spinach artichoke dip. It’s just one of those appetizers that are filling and delicious. I have tried many different recipes of spinach artichoke dip online, and have found a combination of what works for me. So, without further or do… here is my spinach artichoke dip recipe! Ingredients A Half Bag of SpinachContinue reading “Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe”

Kid’s Corner: File Folder Matching Game

Are you a teacher, mom, sibling, friend, aunt or grandparent? Are you in need of some fun activity ideas with the kids? Then look no further, because I am here to help. As a teacher I am constantly browsing Pinterest, bouncing ideas off other teachers, and brain storming different things to do with my kids.Continue reading “Kid’s Corner: File Folder Matching Game”

My Top 9 Favorite Home Decor Items

If you know me, you know I love home decor. The following are my top 9 home decor pieces. 1. My Large Cross – This was a wedding gift and it has always hung in our living room no matter where we’ve lived. 2. My Sloth sign – This was a gift from a friend.Continue reading “My Top 9 Favorite Home Decor Items”

My 3rd Grief and Mercy Blog Post Round Up: A Look at my Most Liked and Viewed Posts

A Weekend Away to Honor My Due Date This post was one of my favorites, as not only was I honoring my beautiful angel baby, but I was also pregnant for a 2nd time. 6 Weeks Pregnant When you’re pregnant, every week is a milestone. And I was super excited when I reached 6 weeksContinue reading “My 3rd Grief and Mercy Blog Post Round Up: A Look at my Most Liked and Viewed Posts”

Pennies from Heaven

Growing up, I had always been familiar with the concept of Heaven and faith. Having an older brother who died as an infant, is what first introduced me to faith. Later in life, of course I had grandparents, and acquaintances who passed on as well, and though it was sad, these moments built my faith.Continue reading “Pennies from Heaven”

Making Progress on my Books

In the midst of this quarantine and stay at home order, I have been busy at work creating my books. I am in the process of creating 3 different books. The first I started writing is my memoir. This book is the most detailed and is taking me the most time to complete. I amContinue reading “Making Progress on my Books”

Out with the Old, and In with the New

Back in the beginning of April I planted some plants. Unfortunately none of them made it due to cold Michigan mornings, lack of sunlight and extra water. So, this past weekend I decided to try again. This is my mosquito plant, and I shall call him Chester. I have Chester right near my door toContinue reading “Out with the Old, and In with the New”

My Summer 2020 Bucket List

It’s almost Summertime! And that means it is time to set some goals and create my summer bucket list. So, here we go. My Summer 2020 Bucket List 1. Write and post 200 blog posts… I have about 140 so far. 2. Finish first draft of my memoir. 3. Crochet a large blanket. 4. GrowContinue reading “My Summer 2020 Bucket List”

Missing You A lot These Days…

May 13th, 2020. Three days after Mother’s Day. This day had never been so important to me, until I found I was pregnant for a second time. Looking at that second line on a pregnancy test on a late September evening, I thought “This is it. This is my rainbow baby. Thank you Jesus” MyContinue reading “Missing You A lot These Days…”

To The Grieving Mother on Mother’s Day… This One is For You.

It’s Mother’s Day. This is the day we celebrate all the mothers. We celebrate the women In our lives who have raised us, nurtured us and taught us how to be good people in our society. We celebrate the women who showed us unconditional love from the very beginning. This day is meant to beContinue reading “To The Grieving Mother on Mother’s Day… This One is For You.”

Go Back to School and Get a Bachelor’s Degree… ✔️

Guess what!?!?… I finally did it! I graduated college and received my Bachelor’s degree! I now hold an Associate’s degree in General Studies, an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Development. It has taken me 7 years total to complete my college journey. I spent 3 yearsContinue reading “Go Back to School and Get a Bachelor’s Degree… ✔️”

My Dining Room Reveal!

Hello Friends! Last weekend, I did something pretty cool. My husband and I bought a new dining room table from Walmart. It took us most of Sunday to put it together, but we finally did it! I’m super excited for you to see my dining room! One of the first things we did after puttingContinue reading “My Dining Room Reveal!”