We made the extremely hard decision to say goodbye to Tessie this past week.🌈 The Vet came to the house so we could be with her. Despite knowing it was the right decision and that this day was approaching, we weren’t ready. My heart is broken. I miss her so much it’s hard to breathe.… Continue reading Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart
Healthy and happy is way better than skinny and sad. There’s always that little voice inside that can trick us into thinking that losing 5 more pounds will make us happier. Don’t listen to the lies that society tells us. Skinny does not equal happy…and skinny does not always equal healthy. On the same note,… Continue reading Healthy and Happy
HOPE: /hōp/ noun 1. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. synonyms: aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, aim, plan, dream, 2.a feeling of trust. verb 1.want something to happen or be the case. synonyms: expect, anticipate, look for, wait for, be hopeful of, pin one’s hopes on, want I lost… Continue reading Is There Still HOPE?!
I’ve spent the majority of my professional nursing career fighting cancer. Sometimes it seems as if I’m helping in the battle, and sometimes Cancer has the upper hand. Cancer is a thief, a time stealer, a heartbreaker. Cancer thinks it is so strong. Cancer feeds off of fear. Cancer knows hearing its name attached to… Continue reading Cancer Cannot!
I love to make excuses for myself. When it comes to making excuses, I am often my own worst enemy. But when I stop with the excuses and just do what I know I need to be doing it is amazing how much of a difference it makes. I’m not even talking about weight loss… Continue reading Lose Excuses and Gain Results
Hear the quiet of the starry night Scattered shepherds watch the sky Suddenly the dark gives way to light The angel speaks of the Messiah Be of good courage See the star hovering above Today a Savior is born to us Glory, glory in the highest We sing glory to His name Peace on Earth… Continue reading Glory in the Highest by Meredith Andrews
I love glitter! If it shimmers and shines I’m into it! Recently though, I have been keeping my makeup look more simple. I have been using the matte shades in the original Naked palette by Urban Decay Cosmetics and I am very pleased with the results! When they announce that the original Naked palette was going… Continue reading The Original Naked Palette by Urban Decay
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Every year during the month of November I try to be even more focused on being grateful. Gratitude really does turn what we have into enough. Whenever I find my attitude is sour, if I instead focus on the good and all the blessings that I have,… Continue reading Counting Every Blessing
Recently took a long break from IG. During that time my perspective on a lot of things changed. During that break, I realized there are a lot of things about IG that I didn’t miss at all… There were also a few things that I did miss, like interacting with people about beauty products, so for now, I’m… Continue reading Antisocial Media
I absolutely adore Karen Stubbs and her Birds on a Wire Ministry. She is so real and genuine! If you are looking for a great devotional I recommend her book Moments With God for Mom’s, it’s one of my favorites. Moments With God for Mom’s “Whether you are a first-time mom of a newborn or… Continue reading Birds On A Wire