Art, Crafts, Crochet, Demos Tutorials, Family, Gift Ideas, Kids

Are you a Knitter, or Love Crochet, or Are You Addicted to Learning All the Textile Arts?

I can't remember if I started crocheting or knitting on a loom first. I started my kids with loom knitting because they are still able to make a useable item even if they can't get the tension right. With the loom it's really hard to do stitches wrong so the kids are usually happy with… Continue reading Are you a Knitter, or Love Crochet, or Are You Addicted to Learning All the Textile Arts?

Family, Kids, Mental Health

How to Train a Puppy & Our Animal House!

There is a new dog in the neighborhood so roll-on over and make some room! No seriously, move over cause he isn't the smallest pup and he loves to snuggle. We did not decide to get a puppy just because corona was happening, although staying home more than we have in ages, did play a… Continue reading How to Train a Puppy & Our Animal House!

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My Picks from Avon’s Campaign 6

Thanks for checking out what caught my eye in Campaign 6! What are your favorite C-6 products? It's a new campaign and I've been MIA for a minute so I wanted to do an Avon shoutout post! First order of business is if you hadn't heard we are now The Avon Company instead of New… Continue reading My Picks from Avon’s Campaign 6

Family, Health, Mental Health, Wisdom

Easy Ways to Boost Mood, Stay Active, & Be Healthy in Long Winters

We all know we are supposed to practice self-care but what does that even mean when the days are cold and you don't feel like doing anything besides snuggling under a blanket watching your favorite TV show? If you also struggle to make healthy choices and keeping your body moving during the winter this post… Continue reading Easy Ways to Boost Mood, Stay Active, & Be Healthy in Long Winters

Chronic Conditions, Disability/Handicap, Family, Health, Mental Health

A House for Brother “Autism, Adulthood, & More Independence Through Tech”

How do I help my brother achieve his dreams but still be there to support him when he needs me? So we are smack dab in the middle of winter, and we are helping my autistic adult brother move into, what we are hoping, will be his forever home. Please understand that I have considered… Continue reading A House for Brother “Autism, Adulthood, & More Independence Through Tech”

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Avon Campaign 4 Clearance, Steals, & Deals

All my favorite things from Campaign 4! Hi everyone! This is just my regularly scheduled campaign post which I don't publish as regularly as I would like. Sorry I missed a few campaigns early this year. There have been lots of changes taking place in our personal lives (not Avon related) and this involves way… Continue reading Avon Campaign 4 Clearance, Steals, & Deals

Art, Career, Gift Ideas, shopping

My Amazon Merch Designs, Sales, & Working on Tiering Up from Tier 1!

So I created a post to display my Amazon Merch designs because I couldn't find a way to put my designs all in one place due to the clothing and phone accessories being in different categories and only displaying on separate pages. So this page displays all of my Merch designs on one page! Since… Continue reading My Amazon Merch Designs, Sales, & Working on Tiering Up from Tier 1!

Books, Crafts, Demos Tutorials, Family, Gift Ideas, Kids, Sewing

Easy Dollar Tree Hand-Sewing Craft for Kids “Hanging Doormouse Cat Toy”

My daughter found this book at the local library and instantly thought to make the Hanging "Doormouse" project for her best friend who is a fellow cat-lover. *Sewing involves pointy objects so sew at your own risk and make sure you discuss safety with your proteges (young ones).* As a parent I really enjoyed this… Continue reading Easy Dollar Tree Hand-Sewing Craft for Kids “Hanging Doormouse Cat Toy”

Books, Career, Education, Reading

Do All Readers & Writers Know About Wattpad?

I generally assume that I am the last to find out about things these days. It's not something to be proud of but it's not something to beat myself up over either. I have a busy life and I not only spend a lot of time on my own interests, I keep up with many… Continue reading Do All Readers & Writers Know About Wattpad?

Family, Kids, Movies, Party, Toddlers

My Family Loves the Croods!

Billy and I have been long time fans of Ryan Reynold's, we have been a fan of Emma Stone since Zombieland, and have liked a good many Nicholas Cage movies over the years. There are quite a few amazing actors and to save time I won't name them all but you can see the whole… Continue reading My Family Loves the Croods!

Avon, Books, Career, Crafts, Education, Mental Health

How to Follow your Dreams when you Feel Stuck

Am I a great artist? Not on your life! The biggest compliment I've ever received on something art related is that I am a champ at pictionary! You need a slap-dash drawing of some recognizable object in 30 seconds? Well I'm your gal! Have you ever felt like you don't have the skills to take… Continue reading How to Follow your Dreams when you Feel Stuck

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Avon Campaign 2 Highlight

Hi everyone, I hope your New Year's is going well. Sorry I've been out a few weeks. Unless I have people that tell me they want to order from Campaign 1 I usually don't do much for that campaign. C-1 gets collected 2 days before Christmas, doesn't get delivered until after Christmas, everyone is usually… Continue reading Avon Campaign 2 Highlight

Art, Career, Family, Kids, Organization, Toddlers, Travel & Visits

Goal Setting in 2021 & 2020 Re-Cap

The Blue Sky Planner I bought last year. I wanted to highlight the artist Mia Charro who did the illustration on this planner😁 Thinking about trying to do a year in review is giving me a headache so let's just start by putting that out there. Since I was wondering how many goals I checked… Continue reading Goal Setting in 2021 & 2020 Re-Cap

Family, Gift Ideas, Health, Kids, Toddlers

Less Cold, More Snow! Winter Gear & Toys that My Family Loves.

Find out what winter items are keeping us entertained these days😁☃️ I grew up in a family split on winter sports. My dad loved skiing and thought sledding would teach us snow basics and get us in shape. My mom really didn't love sledding anymore (because she had had her heart attack while sledding) but… Continue reading Less Cold, More Snow! Winter Gear & Toys that My Family Loves.

Crafts, Decorating, Family, Gardening, Gift Ideas, Home Decor

Greenery for Houseplant Killers & My Favorite “Houseplant” Ever!

Do you know every year I say I am going to get a Christmas cactus and every year I fail to do so! If you aren't familiar with Christmas cactuses is, this is probably what you are thinking... Nope I'm not talking about a cartoon cactus in a Santa hat! These are Christmas cactuses, named… Continue reading Greenery for Houseplant Killers & My Favorite “Houseplant” Ever!