Father’s Day Gift Idea: 8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back

About four years ago my husband was diagnosed with a bulging disk. I was pregnant with FishChick at the time, and it was a scary time watching him practically paralysed with pain. Thankfully, treatment, time, and exercise put him back in the swing of things. And he’s had a respite from debilitating pain for about three […]

To Be More Joyful: Simplify Your Life

One way to enjoy your family life more is to simplify. Basically, you’re going to find out what you have to do and then determine the easiest way to get it done. This can mean different things to different people.  For my friend with a new baby, she had to find “the bottom line.” She […]

Free Photos from York

It’s been awhile since I scrapbooked on a regular basis. I suppose this place has become my “virtual scrapbook,” hasn’t it? But that doesn’t mean I don’t want prints of my sweet ones. And who wouldn’t mind getting those prints for free? Sign up with York Photo and receive 40 free prints. These would be […]

Frugal Friday: Budget Gifts for the College Grad

Last week I shared with you gift suggestions for the high school graduate. This week I thought I’d address college graduates. While both have accomplished great things, their situations are a tad different. The high school graduate is headed off for the military, a job, or further education. He or she is still pretty young […]

Great Gift Idea for Father’s Day, Graduations, Weddings

Looking for a special, personalized gift that you can afford for upcoming special events?

To Be More Joyful: Watch Your Words

We’ve all heard about the dangers of the tongue. How we use (or don’t use) our words has a tremendous impact on those around us as well as on our own attituds. How we speak has a direct impact on how much joy we will find in life, especially “life as MOM.”

Frugal Friday: High School Graduation Gifts that Won’t Break the Bank

Graduation season is upon us. And before you go out shopping, consider a few frugal but fun tokens of congratulations:

Booking It: The May Update

I have been updating my original reading goals for the year. You all have supplied such great book suggestions that I have to add them. I think I’ve found some kindred spirits amongst those who link up or comment each month and share their good reads. Thank you! I don’t know a lot about these […]