Spring home improvements you can do in 24 hours or less

For most of us, the idea of spring cleaning probably sounds refreshing after a winter of bundling up against the cold. Now that spring has arrived, it’s finally time to get started! But if you are anything like me, you dread the thought of all that work and for the most part, where do you…

How to Express Yourself Through Words You Cannot Say

I love my beautiful orchids my husband got me for valentines day along with chocolates. I prefer potted plants and flowers over cut flowers that only last a few days. It meant a lot to me that my husband went out of his way to find the perfect gift in expressing his love, but the…

Making the Most of Unemployment & Disability

I wanted to share a short story with you about something that hits close to home. My sister-in-law is an amazing woman. She is talented, independent, caring, and one of the nicest people I know. She also has dwarfism and has taken in three of her husband’s kids from a previous marriage, one of which…

A Circle of Worthy Blogs that Inspire, Motivate, or Simply Have Meaning

First of all, I am absolutely delighted to have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by LondonWhiskyAdventure! His amazing adventures are so entertaining and always filled with a bit of knowledge that I never knew. Yep, that’s one talented guy over there! If you crave a London adventure without the price of a plane ticket, hop on over to…

Reaching Success Meant Losing Myself

I’m going to share with you a little about how I got to where I am now in my life and how reaching for the perfect success drove me over the edge. I was stuck with this ideal that success to me was how much I made, what car I drove, and how big my house…

A Change of Focus

As I do a lot of public speaking and responding to emails from women throughout the world, I find that “midlife” changes are not strictly pin pointed to women in their 40s-60s. In fact, many life changes are happening to today’s modern women of all ages, and especially modern motherhood.

Looking Back on 2016 Shows How Blessed I Truly Am

I have so many photographs on film and digital that I could start an ancient tomb of historical archives for our family. Someday I might have to put it all together in a documentary film after my daughter graduates from Film School, but for now, I’m happy to share some of my most memorable moments of 2016….

Make Life More Meaningful, Not Material

We’re almost through the first week of the New Year, but have you had time to yourself yet? Well now is as good a time as any to reflect back on 2016 and set your sights on 2017. How did the year progress, and what did you accomplish? Maybe your goals included: A new promotion,…

Bring organization to your post-holiday chaos

I’ve been drained the past few days, going from state to state, house to house, entertaining kids, catching up with old friends. As much as I love the holidays, I’m also glad when it’s over because now I can relax and focus on me. But now that it’s a New year, how do I focus on…

The Little Village of Christmas Spirit

This year we headed over to Peddler’s Village in Lahaska Pennsylvania. This village is known for it’s serene and quaint theme with shopping, dining, mystery theater shows, and the infamous Christmas Lights display.