Fixing it up

This is the time of year that we make a list of all the things we would like to do to our house and to our yard. I know that we can't be the only ones who do this. For example, when I was painting the fence for Madison's First Communion (that was May 5th), I realized how bad our fence is. When we first moved here, we put a fence in that March (2006). … [Read more...]

Inspiration – #NSNation Update – Week 16

Four months.  Can you believe it?  I have been working the Nutrisystem program for 4 months now. I'll be honest, when I started this program, I didn't have a lot of faith in myself.  I have never known the correct way to diet.  My high school dieting involved eating as little as possible.  I did try in college some of the other weight loss programs out … [Read more...]

Macy’s Snow Globe Giveaway!


This giveaway is now over. The winner is Marilyn Wons. Congrats! For the fourth year in a row, Macy’s is partnering with The Make-A-Wish Foundation® and collecting letters to Santa. For every letter received, Macy’s will donate $1 to The Make-A-Wish Foundation®, up to $1 million. I have a cousin that has actually used The Make-A-Wish Foundation, so this … [Read more...]

Keeping everyone’s spirits bright during the holidays

With the holidays upon us, this is a time of year that can be joyous for some and heartbreaking for others. Last year, my cousin's wife died right after Christmas, so I know this year will be a tough one for him. Some people just don't like the holiday. Others, well they have to work. With all different people like this in your life, it can be tough keeping … [Read more...]