Thankfulness again . . .

“Start every day with a grateful heart” I saw this saying on a plaque at Hobby Lobby this week – it is simple but not always easy to do. There is so much to be thankful for and I find if I start my day reflecting on those blessings, I do have a better attitude and can handle the upcoming challenges with much more grace and patience. As I reflect on what I am thankful for, I think of my[Read more]


As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, I have been thinking often about “Thankfulness”. I recently found this quote on Pinterest: “There is always something to be thankful for” I have also been thinking about this past year (that has flown by) and how full it has been for me and my family  . . . .full of so many things to be thankful for.  So, I decided to share some posts here of experiences and people that I am thankful for. First[Read more]

Christmas Gift Idea

Do you like to crochet gifts for your family and friends?  I have been crocheting gifts for others since I was a little girl.  Back then it was an affordable way to show how much I appreciated each recipient and I loved the creative process of brainstorming unique ideas for each person. Now I have much less time than I did back then so I don’t get to make as many gifts as I would like.  And with the ability[Read more]