Family

Fair Treatment & Reflections

Life isn’t fair. People aren’t fair. Sometimes we treat others unfairly, or in the ‘busy’ of life we don’t make that phone call or return that message. When it happens a few times, it’s a pretty clear message that it’s just not that important. Recently I read a book called Better Than Perfect – interesting […]

Life After Toxic People

It seems today’s world is surrounded with drama, and if it’s not there’s someone wanting to add some. Recently I posted about the serious issue of domestic violence, and the month is declared Domestic Violence month to bring awareness to the issue. Is it by accident that it’s also Family Health month and Mental Illness […]

When a Home Isn’t Safe

It’s a disease of hate that comes wrapped in an appearance of love. It’s around us, it infects our communities, it damages those who often have no history of discord. It’s a horrid nightmare when you’re in it, it’s a hopeless feeling to see someone in it and not be able to help.  Domestic violence […]

10 Time Saving HouseCleaning Tips

There are few people that I know who list house cleaning as their favorite jobs. While most like the results of a clean home the actual cleaning is not a joy for many but a necessity. For this reason saving time is important as well as saving money. One of the biggest time savers then […]

#Harvest14 Begins on Our Farm

#Harvest14 is off and going on our farm as of a couple days ago.   We look forward to a good harvest and hope everyone else has a bountiful one along with a safe one.   Her are a few photos as we got the first field of soybeans opened up and some ears from […]

5 Gifts Every Parent Should Give Their Child

When I embarked on writing 150 Things Everyone Should Do Before Graduation I thought of the biggest gifts I’ve gotten and those I try to pass along. There are many people who provide their children a nice home, food and “things.” The latest tech gadget? They have it. Video games or new music? They have […]

15 Indoor Projects for Rainy Days

Most of these projects can be done at home. Most are under $20. The rain is falling outside and while you enjoy watching it from a warm and dry window you find yourself wandering looking for something to do. All those ideas you had when it was hot and sunny and the “if I had […]