Monthly Archives: March 2014


Doors 1

Recently, I had the opportunity to go and speak to some beautiful young women.  I love being around young women, and this night was a special one as I got to interact with so many that I care about!  It was a beautiful night, and I was reminded of the divine nature we all have […]

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Spring bouquet

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So, since we have been decorated in love for the past 6 weeks, I figured it was time for a change. I have a whole bunch of spring decorating ideas, but simply haven’t been able to find the time to complete them!  It has been crazy!! So, I went to Walmart, the D.I. and the […]


St. Paddy’s Day Pistachio Dessert – No baking required!!

Just for fun, we decided to do something for St. Patrick’s Day!  There are many different forms of this dessert (you can do it with graham cracker crust, shortbread curst, and different flavor puddings — yummy!), but the green pistachio pudding really makes it perfect for St. Paddy’s Day! This makes enough for a 9×9 […]

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Cyberbullying

I promised to do a post on cyberbullying in my two previous posts, Bullying: Awareness, and Bullying: Prevention and Intervention. Cyberbullying is bullying that occurs online, using cell phones, computers, or other electronic devices.  Cyberbullying includes: mean texts or emails; spreading rumors by text, email, or on social networking sites; embarrassing pictures or videos taken and texted, […]


Garlic Smashed Potatoes 3

Seriously, this recipe is Yummy!  You can serve it with anything – beef, chicken, fish, and it will get eaten up!  The other thing I love about it — you don’t have to make gravy!  Yea!  Even my hubby, who is a gravy king, loves these potatoes. Here are the ingredients: 4-5 potatoes, peeled and cubed […]

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Stop Bullying: Step 2 Prevention and Intervention

My first post on bullying was to help raise awareness about what bullying is.  In addition to understanding what bullying is, we need to recognize if our children are being bullied, or even if our children may be bullies.  Some children bully out of need for attention, popularity, or ignorance.  Others learn that bullying gives them a sense of […]


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Stop Bullying! Step 1: Awareness 1

  Over the past few days, I have run across several things regarding bullying.  First, was the beautiful video that I share below.  Second, I saw a post on Facebook about a beautiful girl who has been bullied so much at her school because of “differences”.  These bullying attacks have affected her self-esteem and she doesn’t believe […]