Dear 2018 …

Well, here you are.  A new year.  If I say that I am so glad that 2017 is over, that would be very true, but 2017 also brought some great memories.

A trip to Europe where memories that will last a lifetime were created.  What a blessing to see the beautiful world and spend three weeks with my sweet, grown up girl. 

Then a trip to St. Thomas where toes in the sand and long breakfasts by the sea with my sweet, second girlie will forever be remembered. 

To a high school graduation and now the babies are all grown.  Wow – where did that time go? Read More


3 Tips to Quick and Easy Healthy Eating

If you are anything like me, time is always a hot commodity.  Days are just busy, busy, busy.  You need to work.  You need to clean.  You need to do laundry.  You need to find some time to work out.  You need some time with Jesus.  And you need to cook.  For me, that last one was always hard.  I just didn’t like to cook.  Mind you, I did cook.  I even cooked well for my family, but I just didn’t like it.  Years ago, I was even a stay at home mom and did not like to cook.

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Why Kids Should be Exercising

Back in the good, old days, okay, even just 20 years ago, kids went outside during recess and in the neighborhood to play games like Tag, Freeze Tag, Red Light, Green Light and more.  Kids, especially girls, would spend countless minutes swinging or jumping rope.  Even jumping rope on one foot.  These games were a great break from school and were a great way to gather up neighborhood friends and just play.  Very little equipment needed, just your body and mind.

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