Feelings I’m Having this Morning

Last night around 11:00 p.m. I returned from a week-long mission trip to Guatemala. Unfortunately, I think I left something there….part of my heart! Things seem so surreal this morning…these are some of my feelings: 1. I miss the people of Guatemala!! 2. Most of us have NO idea how good we have it here in the US. 3. Life

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Guatemala…Two Weeks Away

Just two weeks from today I will be leaving for my mission trip to Guatemala. I am getting very anxious, especially since today my husband and I made the decision to sponsor a 7-year-old boy from El Cruce, the village our church has adopted. What makes this sponsorship so exciting is that I will get to meet our boy and

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Fall Festivals in Michigan

Fall festivals are abundant in Michigan during the months of September and October. Check them out below. Also, if you know of any others, let me know in the comments. Hope you are able to enjoy at least one festival this fall!   Romulus Pumpkin Festival, Romulus, MI – September 18-20 Night parade on the 18th, music, food, games, crafts,

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Fall Bucket List

A new season is approaching…Fall officially begins on September 23. Here in Michigan, there is normally a dramatic change in our weather from Summer to Fall. Are you ready for the changing of seasons? Have you thought about things you’d like to do or accomplish this Fall? I thought of some things I’d like to do…below is my list. What

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Northville Park Place Grand Opening

Northville Park Place is the new shopping and dining area located on the southwest corner of Seven Mile and Haggerty Roads in Northville, MI. It is composed of a variety of tenants including MOD Pizza, Orangetheory Fitness, SVS Vision, Granite City Food & Brewery, The Rusty Bucket, Sherwin Williams, BurgerFi, Chipotle, Jimmy John’s, Tom & Chee, Red Olive, Sports Clips and

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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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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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