April 28, 2017

Kid’s Stuf Creativity


Years of my life have included some sort of acting/drama ministry, which you probably didn’t know. During the past three years, my husband and I have been involved in a multi-generational family worship experience called “Kids Stuf.”

For two years, we did a full length 50 minute production every week, but for the last year, that commitment is now only once a month. Whew!

Magic Pumpkin Patch Tradition


Create a sense of wonder and magic in the imagination of your children as you bring the Magic Pumpkin Patch tradition to life. It’s such a fun fall tradition and won’t take more than a few minutes to plan. Let […]

Under Construction


Welcome to my new home on the web. Please excuse my bedlam moment while this site is under construction. It will be up and running soon! You can still visit my old site until the transfer is complete.

Fall Tradition Ideas


It’s nearly impossible for me to believe that fall is officially here. With it hitting 80 in NC this week, the weather keeps me from switching into fall decorating mode, but I know I must….that post will come shortly. It’s […]

Cultivate Creativity – turn the TV off


The average American watches more than 4 hours of TV each day, according to the A.C. Nielsen Co. In a 65-year life, that person will have spent 9 years glued to the tube. So what happens when this “mean mom” […]

Find your spontaneous place…


With the ins and outs of the daily grind, do you ever set aside time to be spontaneous? Seriously, as much as I am passionate about living life to its fullest, getting older has its drawbacks. I’ve lost some of […]

Back to School Tradition ideas


FUN FROM BEGINNING TO END Be sure to make a special breakfast to start the school year off right. Make an elaborate feast, maybe waffles with whipped cream and fresh strawberries, or eggs benedict – anything but the usual scrambled […]

Wedding Traditions


Wishes to the Bride and Groom – When one of my nieces got married last year, I used this tradition idea at both her wedding shower and then again at the wedding reception. I had beautiful card stock with the […]

A Sunday Moment


Watching the sunrise this morning, I was reminded by the simple truth…He is the same yesterday, today and forever.No matter what…He knows it. He hears our cries. He answers…in His time. Always! ********************************************************************************** Our vision is so limited we can […]

(in)Courage – take hope to heart


Do you have a dream to make a difference?Well, I am thrilled to announce that I have been asked to be a part of a big dream.A dream that started with this question. “What if there was a site that […]

Proverbs 31 – She Connects, She Ponders


Swirling around in my mind are too many thoughts about the She Speaks conference that I attended this past weekend. He graciously hears our heart, reveals dreams, ideas and suggestions that maybe we are ready and willing to hear, or […]

Meeting Blogging Friends in Real Life


Next weekend I have the wonderful opportunity to attend the Proverbs 31 – She Speaks Conference (for speakers, writers, and bloggers), right here in NC.I was going to share my explanation, but Lysa’s vision is straight from the heart. She […]

Birthday Traditions


Since I mentioned that we just finished three birthdays in 31 days, I thought I would share a few birthday tradition ideas that have been meaningful at different times. We don’t attempt to do these all or it would be […]

How to organize kids’ chores and routines?


  Is listening to me share about my large family and our organization even interesting? How could Jen really want me to share about this on her blog. Then I remembered that families of 8 land big Cable Reality Shows […]

A Sunday Moment


A child-like gift of love…We’ve all received them…A precious fist full of ‘nothing,’ yet given with grandeur. Unbelievably, His great love showered me in the midst of the unexpected. Revealing Himself through a fist full of nothing, this daughter of […]