A House is Made of Bricks and Beams. A Home is Made of Hopes and Dreams.

We did it! I never thought we would, but we did. We moved. Not just around the corner or a couple of hours away, but across the country! And even more surprising is that we moved from our beloved farm in the country to the heart of suburbia. Talk about a major change! As you…

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The Only Thing That Stays The Same is That Everything Changes

Have you ever just had one of those days? No, I mean weeks? Ok, really it has been one of those months. You know what I’m talking about. The kind that you don’t know where it went but you really don’t have anything to show for it and you can’t even recall what you did.…

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Happiness is Simple

Happiness is simple. Maybe I should say it like this instead-Simple makes me happy. Simplicity makes me happy. I am not saying that happiness is easy. (But it definitely isn’t as hard as people make it) I am saying that keeping things simple is a key to my happiness. I can say this as a…

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If April showers bring May flowers, what does April snow bring?

If April showers bring May flowers, what does April snow bring? Is this a joke???? No, if I remember it correctly the joke went like this: If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims! It didn’t say anything about snow in April. It is supposed to be spring. Sunny warm days.…

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Making Beauty From The Scraps

Making Beauty From The Scraps I should have know that something was up. Through out last week both of my children kept asking to help feed the horses, muck the stalls, clean the barn-anything that gave them some time in the barn. I thought they were enjoying the spring weather or just being out of…

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What is that smell????

What is that smell? That can be a dangerous question. Just by hearing how it is asked is a predictor of if you want to know the answer or not. Was it asked like this: WHAT is THAT SMELL? or What is that SMELL? I would associate the first with a bad outcome. Such as…

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Surviving On Jesus and Dry Shampoo

Sometimes you know it is just gonna be one of those days. It is the end of March, so the weather is very unpredictable. Today it is rainy and dreary. That doesn’t help my motivation level. If anything it makes me want to take a nap. It has been a busy day already, my energy…

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