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January Website Review: Adultitis- The Escape Plan

I found Kim and Jason on the Escape Plan blog two summer’s ago. I started to write down the 40 day steps to end Adultitist. Got to number 20. Then got busy. Lost the name of the website because I forgot to save it. Periodically […]

The Day of Epiphany: The Twelfth Day of Christmas

Artwork: Tres Reyes Magos, (Author’s name unavailable) Our daughter was not in the mood to take down the tree and put away the Christmas decorations. I can sympathize with her; I felt the same way. December seemed to rush by like the wind. Next thing […]

Family Togetherness: Traditions

Artwork: Home Dinner II (Family Series) by Yau Bee The smell of the hall closet in my home growing up is one of my favorite smells. The closet is where my mom stored all the Christmas boxes. I remember as a child becoming so anxious […]

December Resolution: Attitude

Photo: Edward Blackbeard “Teach” By Dunechaser via Flickr As I reflect on the past year looking towards the future I am reminded of my ninth grade history teacher. Upon the close of the school year he counseled us that if we wanted to have a […]

December Website Review: Roots and Wings

This month’s website review is on one of my three favorite craft sites: Root and Wings. I came across the site last year when I was looking for a book my sister-n-law recommended on the importance of family traditions. I am not sure if this […]

St. Francis of Assisi Day of the Creche

Saint Francis of Assisi, Italy (1182-1226) was the son of a wealthy cloth merchant. Francis was not a studious boy. During his youth he was most riotous and witty delighting in the pleasures of drinking, women and showy attire. In the year 1202 when Francis […]

Recycled Trash Into Treasures

If you are still not sure what to gift this upcoming holiday season take a look at all the things you can make from recycling items you may already have at home. CraftGossip.com and CraftBits.com is home to some really great quick last minutes gift […]

November Resolution Expressing Gratitude

Background Pumpkin Photo: By Allison Boham Gratitude, is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. (Cicero) I have much to be thankful for this season. Sure my life is not perfect by any means nor is it how I envisioned […]

November Website Review: Living in the Woods and Making Stuff

Photo: The Cabin in the Fall, Property of Living in the Woods and Making Stuff Living in the Woods is one of my favorite websites because every time I read a post I feel like I am right there in the woods with Torrey cooking […]

Family Togetherness: Sunday Family Counsel

Photo: property of Lily Jane Stationery With the start of school also means the addition of all the extra curricular activities. Household schedules can become pretty hectic. Sunday Family Counsel is a way to meet up with the rest of the family to plan the […]