Pictured Rocks

There are so many beautiful places to visit in Michigan. Last week, my husband and I were able to visit one of the most amazing places…Pictured Rocks in Munising, which is in the Upper Peninsula. There are many ways to see Pictured Rocks. We choose to view them from the water by boat. I truly believe this is the best

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Guatemala 2015

In less than 2 months, I will be in Guatemala with 22 others from my church. As part of a total village transformation, Connection Church adopted a village called El Cruce. Over the years, volunteers have assisted this village by building a church, school, and a well for water. Also, many people from my church support children from this village with monthly

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Life…How to Lighten Your Load

Life…How to Lighten Your Load…Tonight I sit here pondering life. I’m almost beyond words when it comes to suicide. I just found out from Facebook that a brother to one of my friend’s committed suicide and Bobby Brown’s and Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, died after her attempted suicide attempt. How do people take their own life? Is there something

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My Anniversary Surprise!

This past weekend my husband surprised me with an Anniversary Trip!!! This is the second year in a row he’s completely surprised me. To read about last year’s trip, see my previous post entitled, Surprise Trip. Unlike last year, this year we ventured outside of Michigan. Our first stop was at a park called Aullwood Garden Metropark in Englewood, Ohio.

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Surprise Trip

Have you ever been on a surprise trip? You know, one someone has planned for you and you have no idea where you are going?? Well, I am going on a surprise trip this Thursday. My husband is surprising me with a three-day get away to somewhere to celebrate our 15th Anniversary which is July 22. There are a couple

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Art Fairs and Crafts Shows in Michigan August 2015

For those of you who love art fairs and festivals, August is packed full of them!! If you haven’t been to Milford Memories in downtown Milford, I highly suggest it. More than 300 artists from across the United States and Canada will be represented at the show this year (August 7-9). There are lots of activities taking place this year at

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What Exactly is Happiness?

What exactly is happiness? According to Wikipedia, happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being marked by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. The definition of happiness varies from person to person. But why??? I believe it’s because we all define happiness in different ways. Some people find happiness in their daily activities whereas others

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Art Fairs and Craft Shows in Michigan July 2015

Summer isn’t summer without a good art festival (of course that’s my opinion). One of my favorite art festivals, Plymouth Art in the Park, is taking place this weekend. Plymouth is a quaint little town with some unique stores and restaurants. In the heart of the town is Kellogg Park with a beautiful water fountain and sitting areas. This is

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Mexican Food

Mexican foods are my favorite!! I could eat Mexican foods at least twice a week. Tonight I prepared two new recipes, both of which were so good! The chicken for the fajitas was so moist, tender, and spiced just right! I will definitely keep this recipe both on paper and Pinterest. The rice dish was also very good. Unfortunately, I

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Saving Money on Everyday Purchases

Saving money on everyday purchases is so important for our budget. Sometimes it’s just a few cents here and there, but over time it adds up. Below is a list of ways I save money: 1. GROCERY SHOPPING – When it comes to grocery shopping, I use coupons!!! We do not subscribe to the newspaper any longer, but there are

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