Holidays, Uncategorized

#Light the World

    Just a little plug for the #LightTheWorld campaign…… I love this time of year and each year I will tell myself that I’m NOT going to get caught up in all the commercialism of Christmas, and then Please follow and like us:

Crafting, Motherhood, Uncategorized

What’s Not to Love About Aprons and Sewing?

One of my favorite things in the world is……. APRONS!!!!  Why do I love aprons????  What’s not to love!  Let’s see, they keep your clothes clean when you are cooking; they signal to your brain it’s “time to work” when you are cleaning or just when you put them on; they make you look like… Read More What’s Not to Love About Aprons and Sewing?

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Back to School!

Sending my kids back to school brings mixed emotions for me.  I love getting back on “schedule” again, but I LOVE having all my kids home.  Even though summer can get pretty crazy, having my kids home makes me feel happy inside.  Well, let’s be honest, it can make me feel crazy inside, too, when… Read More Back to School!

Crafting, Mother, Motherhood, Uncategorized

Why Kid’s Journals are Better than Baby Books or Scrapbooks!

Several years ago I was given a real treasure!  I was given my baby book that had just a couple of pictures in it with my mom’s handwriting.  She had written some things about when I was a baby.  I didn’t care that is wasn’t complete, I  was just so happy to see some things my… Read More Why Kid’s Journals are Better than Baby Books or Scrapbooks!

Mother, Motherhood, Uncategorized

Why Raising Kids and a Horse named Dandy Have Something in Common

Now this parenting thing is no easy job.  I have 8 kids and each one has a different personality and that requires a little bit of a different approach with each one, depending on the problem.  I definitely don’t have it all figured out, I don’t think anyone does.  There is a lot of good parenting… Read More Why Raising Kids and a Horse named Dandy Have Something in Common

Crafting, Mother, Motherhood, Seasonal Decorating, Uncategorized

Why Hot Cookies & Seasonal Decorations Bring Joy!

A Mother’s Joy There’s a few things that I can do as a mom that bring joy to my kids without too much effort.  (This in effect also brings great joy to me!)  One of those things is to greet them with hot fresh cookies after school which they LOVE and look forward to.  Sometimes it’s… Read More Why Hot Cookies & Seasonal Decorations Bring Joy!