May 2, 2016

New Year’s Eve Traditions, Family Ideas for New Year’s Eve (& Day)

Dec30

Are you trying to start some New Year’s Eve Traditions or think of some family ideas for New Year’s Eve to make it extra special? Here are ideas for fun of all ages. Best Ever Game Night One of our […]

New Year’s Day Tradition Your Family Will Love

Dec29

New Year’s Day Party RING IN THE “NOON” YEAR As I think longingly on the days when my husband and I declared, “Sleep is overrated, I realize that I am just not as young as I used to be, especially […]

Rebelling…against New Year’s Resolutions

Dec31

Stowed away in the attic for decades, dust floats from the diary that I kept from ages 14-18. Paging through memories of old, I’m instantly transported.

Transported to pivotal successes that were so quickly forgotten, while years of insecurity surface in a heartbeat.

The diary leers, ” I need to lose weight and stop snacking. I need to get more organized for class. I need to talk softer (the whole gentle and quiet spirit thing).”

That list was the bane of my existence for years.

Sheetz Gas Station – a new family tradition

Dec26

Starting new traditions is a bit like going on a first date. It looks promising before the actual time together, but after the fact one must weigh the pros and cons, and decide whether or not to commit to another try.

Well, when Sheetz Gas Station advertised free coffee treats on Christmas day, we knew this might be the start of a blessed new tradition.

Gathering on Christmas day with extended family from our homestead, we put meals together and then delivered them to refugee families (post to come). When my frugal partner in crime (niece in the middle) shared that Sheetz was sharing their coffee, we couldn’t think of a better way to end our Christmas Day.