Monthly Archives: June 2014


On My Summer Reading List: 10+ Books to Visit this Summer 14

I have really been focusing on getting my little ones reading this summer and they have been doing great!! We read together every day and they are loving it!! Over the past few years, though, I haven’t been reading as much.  I used to be a voracious reader, and then suddenly there wasn’t as much time […]

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Spring to Summer Succulents: Benefits of Gardening 21

In the spring, we were lucky enough to run into this succulent foliage at Lowes.  It came in a small square and we snatched it up.   We had three logs sitting around that we were wanting to do something with as accents to the flowers and bushes in our yard. This foliage would make […]

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Graciousness: It’s An Art 42

  What is graciousness?  Is it a physical trait?  Do we look to Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly?  Graciousness is more than physical, it is behavioral.  Graciousness is the ability to be pleasant, kind, and courteous.  Recently, I experienced both sides of this coin.  I had someone, whom I admire, reach out to me and share […]

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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? 29

My little ones turned five last week.  Five!  I still remember when they came home from the hospital.  My husband has never driven so carefully.  We had to do a car seat test to make sure their oxygen levels stayed high enough and then we loaded them in the car. Four pounds each. Eight pounds […]