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Today I saw something on tv. This lady was making a powerful difference in the world. Changing lives, traveling the world. It got me thinking. Am I making a difference? Why am I here? Am I making the world a better place? Is this the life I am intended to live? Am I doing enough? Then I looked up and saw these faces.The answer to all those questions is YES!If...

 Today I want to talk about a simple two-word phrase that has a lot more power than you might think. Did you know you can connect with others using the simple phrase, “ME TOO!”Think about a conversation with a four-year-old. When you say, “I am so cold”, and he turns looks at you and says “ME TOO!” He realizes he is not alone and someone else feels the same thing he does. You can both work on finding a solution, whether it be cuddling together or turning on the heater. At that moment there is a connection! Think...

Life is all about change.  I have been faced with a lot of change the last few years. The past few months with moving to Louisiana and new culture, new friends and a new home. Change is hard. Change can also be exciting! I have learned to embrace change! This year is all about embracing life! I am glad I made that my word for the year because the changes are not over! More changes are in the horizon. I am excited! I am scared. I am full of emotion. Do you ever feel this way? Here are 26 inspiring quotes about change that I love. I hope...

I love bringing nature indoors! One things I have come to love is using branches as decorations. Why?Easy to spray paint to change with the seasons Best of all it is FREE! Just head outside and grab the good ones. They add a beautiful touch of nature and beauty Very easy to make to fit your style.Here are some of my favorite ideas across the web. Check out these creative decorations using branches.Centerpiece of branches and pine cones  Spaces designEclectic Spaces design by Amsterdam Photographer Ida Lifestyle \ Yarn Wrapped...

This year I want to give and give in a BIG way! I have had so many blessings this year that were not monetary and it made me want to do the same for others. So many need something right now! Maybe it is an essential like food or clothing. Maybe it is someone who deserves and needs a kind gesture through an action or handmade gift. Like most of you, we do not have a lot of extra money to buy gifts. We save up each year to have just enough for the kids and close family. How can we give big when we have a little budget? There has to be a...

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Sarah_Ackerman Halloween decorations can be notoriously expensive, a fact that tends to be emphasized by the current economic climate, so it is no wonder that more and more families are turning to making their own to save money. Here is a list of ways that you can make great decorations at little cost: Toilet paper ghosts Things you will need: A roll of toilet paper A ball of string A black felt-tip pen A pair of scissors Take three sheets of toilet paper, and taking care not to separate the sheets,...

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