Bucket List Goals for 2017 | New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me. Everyone always throws around that quote until we all give up on our goals for the year. How often do you stick with what your goals for the next year? I try to make my bucket list goals something I can actually get done. I tend to make realistic goals that I know that if I put the effort into them that I can get them done. I like to make monthly goals for myself, if you took a look at my laptop screen, you would see all the sticky notes of to-do list I want to get done. … [Read more...]

15 Things I Learned One Year After My Divorce

I met what I thought would be the answer to all my problems. But what I didn't know at the time is people can't fix problems, only you can fix your own problems. One year after my divorce by far was the hardest and I survived thus far. I thought I had everything planned out for when I was separated, I was pretty naive. Then I thought once I moved to North Carolina, everything would fall into place without flaw or problems. I would have my own place, I would have a full-time job, school … [Read more...]

When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette: Loving People Like God Does

I love when you're able to judge a book by it's cover, when I first picked up When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette by Max Davis. The Christian life is not a matter of behaving like Christ, but of allowing Christ Himself to live in and through us. I am crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me.— Galatians 2:20 When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette weaves heartwarming and miraculous stories of Jesus showing up in ordinary people, revealing that He … [Read more...]

7 Reasons You Need Amazon Prime In Your Life

Have you heard of Amazon Prime? If not, you are seriously missing out on some amazing things. Mail day is like Christmas morning when you have boxes under the tree. Where I used to live in Virginia, the mail man knew the kids and me by name. I don't know if that's a good or bad thing. I really got my money's worth from Prime. People that have Prime, use it for the few basic things. Like the Free 2-day shipping, depending on how often you are buying things - this really comes in handy. Or the … [Read more...]

Cleaning Tips with Peppermint Essential Oils

Peppermint is among the most popular varieties of essential oil and charms with an uplifting minty scent. A hybrid between water mint and spearmint, peppermint soothes both the body and the mind. The oil itself is prepared by steam distillation of the flowering parts of the plant. Here's 4 cleaning tips with peppermint essential oils to incorporate peppermint oil into your cleaning routine. Peppermint Oil Repels Insects Specialized bug repellents are often rather costly, not to mention … [Read more...]