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Oh The Simple Things I Love About Thanksgiving

I’m so excited for our Thanksgiving this year.  In the past our meal was surrounded by the stress of making the most out of nothing as money was so critically tight, but this year is different for us.  This year I have a job which is enabling us to enjoy a few extras that we… Continue reading Oh The Simple Things I Love About Thanksgiving

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Honoring and Remembering Our Heros’s

Credit: Home. Life. Encouragement  Remembering Memorial Day 2020 I am remembering and honoring my dad and his memory this Memorial Day weekend. My dad passed away February 13, 2008 due to the injuries he sustained during the Vietnam War. He selflessly joined the United States Marines to serve his Country and sustained life altering injuries… Continue reading Honoring and Remembering Our Heros’s

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Replacing Anxiety with Gratitude, Loving, And Kind Gestures

Credit: Home. Life. Encouragement We are closing out an extremely difficult week for many people. For anyone who has followed the news or social media feeds, you are well aware of the state our world is in. I have come to realize over the week there are many people who are struggling with anxiety and… Continue reading Replacing Anxiety with Gratitude, Loving, And Kind Gestures

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Thanksgiving Blessings

I am wishing everyone a special message of Thanksgiving today. To those who will celebrate with joy as well as those who will struggle with loneliness and pain, I am sending you my love, peace, and encouragement that today will be a day to celebrate or a day to reflect and be thankful for the… Continue reading Thanksgiving Blessings

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Opening Our Hearts to Gratitude

Credit:Homelifeandencouragement.com It is so easy to get knocked down by all that life throws our way. The busyness, the relationship struggles, the soccer practices, football games, dance recitals, or work struggles; but I want to be your place of encouragement this month. I want to be that gentle reminder to look past it all and… Continue reading Opening Our Hearts to Gratitude

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The Power of Love, One Stitch at A Time

You Are Touching Lives My friend, do you ever feel like you are alone, just walking through life in the shadows of those around you? Do you look at people and find yourself envious because they have friends and relationships and you do not? Do you struggle believing you do not have them because you… Continue reading The Power of Love, One Stitch at A Time

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Unconditional Love Is Priceless

I struggle to share my private life and I know this post is going to seem a bit weird to some who do not understand the depth in which you can love your pets, but this dog is my world. This is my doggo, Shadow (the one with floppy ears). If you follow me on… Continue reading Unconditional Love Is Priceless

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The Path Less Traveled

You’ve got this Friend!  “Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go; just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome.” -Unknown You’ve got anything life can throw your way. God has empowered you with the strength,… Continue reading The Path Less Traveled

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Curve Balls Call For Swing Adjustments

God is so good! He knows the plan He has for us before we even know. When life throws us curve balls God shows us how to quickly readjust our swing in order to hit the ball. My friend, life is hard and we do not always understand why circumstances happen, but my reminder is… Continue reading Curve Balls Call For Swing Adjustments

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Recognizing Important People

We are a few weeks away from a busy month of recognizing important people in our lives. We have Mother’s Day coming up! Teachers and Nurses Appreciation Weeks as well. Do you have these important people in your lives? If you do, we are your one stop shop to make meaningful and special gifts for… Continue reading Recognizing Important People