Living Life & Loving It Living Life & Loving It

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

Thomas Edison

Dreams differ from the everyday projects and tasks we accomplish. Don’t get me wrong a clean house, a homemade dinner, a freshly painted room and a thank you card written all bring a sense of accomplishment.I’m also not saying that these come easy. Sometimes the bathroom gets cleaned a few days Read More

Last week I picked up a box of Baking Chocolate (100% Cacao) when I was grocery shopping.Not something I normally buy and I had no idea what I was going to make with it, but I’m sure glad I put it in my shopping cart because I could hardly contain myself when I bit into these brownies. Let me just say that I enjoyed the first Read More

Have You Had To Face The Worst Day Of Your Life?

Maybe you have but maybe you haven’t. I have (at least I hope I have!) and it was paralyzingly dark.

It was quite a few years back and I remember being at work just doing my job. I was plugging along; complaining about the things that everybody complains about. The weather, my weight, my life. Just plugging along. Read More

Did you know a little prep can go a long way? My husband and I attend church on Saturday evenings, so Sundays are reserved for a full day of rest, playing, and preparing for the week ahead. Today is such a beautiful spring day in Indiana!  If you live in a climate that gets some snow and below freezing temperatures Read More

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.

Corrie Ten Boom

My mom was at a Goodwill store in Chicago recently and purchased some new puzzles for ourkids. Being the proud grandmother she is, she shared with the cashier that the puzzles were for her newly adopted grandchildren in Ecuador, and that her daughter (me) adopted three at one time.The cashier responded with Read More

Day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year the dreams surface to only get buried deep inside. Sometimes the dreams resurface and sparks begin to flutter in the darkness but the fire never seems to light.Other times the dreams get buried so deep that they never again see the light of day.  Why is it so? Read More

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