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Caption this Photo!

This is a good one! There’s a funny story behind this photo. We recently went on a trip to North Carolina to visit family. It was a very long road trip with two kids, as you can imagine. My son, who is eight, would fall asleep off and…

June Free Printables: Bible Verse Package

Welcome back friends! I have decided to change things up a bit. My blog is now going on four months old and I am very happy with it’s progress so far. However, I would love more visitors, traffic and subscribers… don’t we all? So, I…

Young at Heart: Tales from an Adult Coloring Book Lifer

Coloring as a kid As a child, I can remember coloring wonderful masterpieces in my favorite coloring books. I would be surrounded by mountains of vibrant colors of crayons… red, blue, yellow, and green oh my! The smell of wax present upon my fingertips and pages.  I sometimes found myself…

May 10 Believe

The definition of ‘Believe’ according to dictionary.com is: to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so to have confidence or faith in the truth of (a positive assertion, story, etc.); give…

Natural remedy for aches and pains: DIY Dandelion Salve

Last week I posted about the amazing uses, both medicinally and culinary, for dandelions. If you did not get a chance to read this eye-opening article, click here. I would recommend reading it first to get the full appreciation for this misunderstood plant that we are going to use…