15 Christmas Traditions for the Family

I remember so much from when I was a kid especially the times during the holidays. It brought me great joy to just be like it does many children. I think the things that made it so special were the traditions that surrounded the days. When I think about the kids that didn’t have it like this, it makes me truly upset. I will share some traditions I enjoyed along with ones that you can do as well. Most of these are free too!!!Read More »

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Black Friday and Materialism

Do you think that Black Friday seems to bring out the worst in people? Do you avoid the stores and the deals just because you’re afraid that you might get trampled? Deals and saving money is great, don’t get me wrong! But greed has become the main problem with this day of money saving. Read More »

Back to School Memories

Well, its been one week since most kiddos went back to school or started school for the first time. This time of the year can be filled with so many mixed emotions for both the children and the parents. The kids may have fear and excitement wrapped in one. The parents might feel sad about how quickly their kids are growing up mixed with the fondness of the memories they have from their school days. I don’t have kids yet so I’m solely focused on my memories. Read More »

Happy Resurrection Sunday 

the joy of today

He is RisenHappy Resurrection Sunday! He is risen! Who? Jesus! I’m thinking about a lot this Easter Sunday. There is a video circulating that is of many different people receiving a text message, and at first, they are surprised but then their excitement cannot be contained. View it HERE. After I saw it for the first time this morning, I thought about how true it is. Matthew, Mark, and Luke are my favorite depictions of this joy…Read More »