I’ve always been a lover of nature.
Lately I’ve been playing with the PhotoFunia app, which allows you to view your pictures in imaginary settings.
July is known for fireworks, grilling out, and enjoying time with friends. What better way to celebrate the independence of a nation than in exercising your freedom, including the ability to spend time with whoever you like.
Every craft fair I do seems to have a theme of some sort, or at the very least a lesson that sticks out for me.
In the last few days I’ve had a lot of people tell me nice things. But why does that matter? Why am I telling you?
This month, let’s practice at least one thing we can do to be kinder. Just a little nicer. We can all do something. I’ve got some ideas here.
I feel as if this last month has been a whirlwind. Many things have come up… events and opportunities and surprises… some in my personal life and some in my professional life.
We were at a family wedding this weekend, and it was one of those soul-filling trips, one that I didn’t realize how much I needed until I was there.
Years ago I wrote a poem called “Forgive.” It was published in my first book, The Difference Now, and was about the end of a certain struggle. I had gotten to a point in my life where I was tired of being angry at people who had hurt me. Sound familiar? I think we’ve all taken […]
We did an early Mother’s Day type of thing at the Boerner Botanical Gardens this weekend and I had to share some photos. It’s such a beautiful grounds and they have lots of different flower exhibits throughout the year. Since it was early, we saw mostly tulips but even those were spectacular. For instance, I […]
May is a favorite month that brings in warmer weather (or at least it should… right now as I write this it is still cold), a national holiday, and the start of summer. Here are five ways to show your friends some extra kindness this month.
You know, for a long time, I just never asked for help with things. Isn’t that the way when we’re young? We think we can do it all, and we can really do a lot. We discover the strength of our spirit and how far our wings can take us. Asking for help in any […]
April marks the start of warmer temps and fun holidays. Allow some of these dates to give you inspiration for ways to nurture your friendship. Remember that acts of kindness are really ways to keep your relationships strong. If you do them randomly for strangers, you’ll also be changing your outlook on life. Celebrate […]
Are you guys on Instagram? I am, and love it. (Follow me there!) I love the visual nature of Instagram and that people share all the silly, fun, creative parts of themselves there. The site has a different feel than other social media outlets do. It is not political or negative and seems to be […]