Word Of The Year

Apparently, there's another alternative to New Years resolutions: words of the year. Much like the vision board in my last post, it's a positive way to encourage change in your life. The idea is to pick one word to direct you for a year. It's like a mantra. So my word is  I can be a bit…

New Year Goals

This post may contain affiliate links from which I will benefit if you purchase through them. I don't do resolutions. I just think it sets you up for failure. Even would get in trouble in elementary school for refusing to do any resolution writing assignments. But I do love the concept of vision boards. Now…

Merry Christmas With a Sick Kid

This post may contain affiliate links from which I will benefit if you purchase through them. We were trying to find a way to get out of going to hubby's grandpa's house on Christmas Eve. Not that we don't enjoy being around the family. We do. But it's a 40-minute drive into the foothills of…

Saying Goodbye

Two days ago our beloved pet rabbit died. We had Poppy for 7 years. Got him because of my oldest child, who is on the Autism Spectrum, needed an emotional support animal and rabbits were the only kind of animal that he wasn't scared of. I had asked my 13-year-old son to check the food…

2 New Scents!!

This post may contain affiliate links that I receive compensation for. December 15th Country Scents Candles are releasing 2 new scents! Breathe Freely and Horse Saddle. I am super excited and might have a giveaway in January for one of these. Stay tuned. Click the link above to order.  

Be Original

Twitter is getting on my nerves lately. I have a few "followers" that just retweet random tweets of mine. A few times I was just like Why are you retweeting that post? What does that have to do with your audience, your demographic? Then I went to their Twitter page.... All they do is retweet…

Keeping Christmas Simple

This post may contain affiliate links from which I will benefit if you purchase through them. I grew up with big Christmases. Like, you couldn't get out of the house because the presents blocked you in. My husband also had big Christmases. As crazy as it sounds, our kids don't get big Christmases. Neither my…

Christmas Jar- DIY

This post may contain affiliate links from which I will benefit if you purchase through them. There are 2 things that I just love, I mean giant-puff-heart-hiring-a-sky-writer love, and that is Christmas and upcycling. This little do-it-yourself combines both. The Christmas part is fairly obvious- although you can change the ribbon and make this fit…

Winner Winner

During the month of November, I advertised on all of my social media accounts that I would be giving away 1 free 8 oz candle to one of my November customers. Well, with only 2 orders, they had a 50% chance of winning. The winner is...... I've already been in contact with Cheryl and she…