When Life Gets Busy- Something Has To Give

At least for me. Is it like that for you too? And for the last month or so, that something had to be this blog. That's why all you have been seeing here lately is the Hearts for Home Blog Hop on Thursdays. Nothing major has happened to keep me away from blogging like our house disaster did last year. And in case your wondering, no, the house isn't all done yet. It's livable and fairly comfortable, but not done.  But there has been enough going on that I've been feeling a little overwhelmed as … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Conversation Hearts Craft

This quick and easy Conversation Hearts Craft is a great way to say "I love you" on Valentine's Day. I made my conversation hearts craft for my 12 year old son, Zachary, but I think it would make a great gift for a husband, boyfriend, grandchild or grandparent as well. Zachary is still getting a store bought present from us for Valentine's Day, but I wanted to give him something that really tells him how much we love him. Most of the time, you can't buy things that will do that from a … [Read more...]

When Families Blend

When families blend from two broken families (or one outsider into a broken family) to create one new family unit, is a process, not an event. It doesn't happen overnight and you can’t force it to happen. It will happen when it happens. Sometimes it happens quickly and sometimes it takes years. Sadly, sometimes, it never happens.   Things to Think About, When Families Blend You need to take a few things into consideration when blending families. The most important thing to remember is … [Read more...]

Feeling Overwhelmed? You’re NOT Alone

  I Feel Overwhelmed More Often Than I Should Sometimes I find myself feeling inadequate as a wife and  mother. I feel like I am not doing enough for everyone I care about. Our house is not clean enough. Our vehicles are not shiny enough. Our garden is not weed free enough. I didn't spend enough time with my husband and kids because I was tired and slept an extra hour that day. I haven't volunteered enough for my Church, my son's school and my community......... I also find that I am … [Read more...]