Monday was Martin Luther King Day. Sweet everyone was home! Let’s go do something fun as a family! Hmmmm…the Pompeii exhibit was at Union Station. Oh, my gosh, that would be awesome! Do you have any idea how many documentaries I have watched about Pompeii? (ummm…LOTS!) Ok, kiddos lets go see the … [Read more...]
Are you afraid to be creative? This is why you shouldn’t be…
How I came about making crochet jewelry?... Rather by accident. I have eyeballed just about every crochet jewelry piece in magazines. Ok, maybe not EVERY piece. Yikes! Some of them, not to be rude but SERIOUSLY? Lol. So in my normal goof around way, started making jewelry designs. Sometimes I … [Read more...]
Lets be real…
I am not a writer… I am NOT perfect…. My house is a constant mess… But I love helping people and I am passionate about crochet! I love how someone’s eyes light up as I give them something beautiful that I created with my own hands and love. I want to share this gift with YOU! That … [Read more...]
Teens: Are YOU doing it right?
Teens, oh yes. I have that in spades right now! But I actually love it, and they are awesome!!!! As an update, we have 4 teens living in the house with us at the moment. Brandon 18, Amberly 16, J.T 14, and we also have my 14-year-old niece Chrissy staying with us for this … [Read more...]
Are you finding inspiration in the little things?
I was taking my daughter to seminary, a scripture study class. As I pulled into my driveway at O-dark-thirty, the clouds parted just a bit and a beautiful, bright moon appeared. I stopped and just observed how the light was so bright compared to the darkness. It occurred to me that in … [Read more...]
Why Being Stubborn as a Mule can be a Good Thing
Yep...it was something I heard frequently from my mom. It wasn’t always directed at me...however, it often was. I believe Heavenly Father sends us down with some of our personality. And I think he does this for a really good reason. He knows that in this life, we are going to need it. … [Read more...]