What Christmas Means to Me …My Story

  “What Christmas Means to Me” “My Story” Sixteen years ago this month, my sister passed away from a battle with breast cancer. without going into any of the heart breaking details, I will just say it was a tough holiday season. I put a tree up with lights on it that year,  but didn’t really feel like decorating and didn’t put ANY ornaments on the tree. I actually enjoyed sitting by the tree and looking at the lights on {Read More}

Light the World… 25 ways in 25 days. Tons of free Printables!

LIGHT the WORLD I’m sharing a free printable calendar to plan out what you’d like to do to participate in this wonderful opportunity to help Light the world! Since a new star first appeared above Bethlehem, Christmas has been a season of light, reminding us that Jesus Christ is the light of the world. Together, we can celebrate His birth by making the world a brighter place. All we have to do is follow Him—His life, His example, and His {Read More}

Gratitude Quotes …for Gratitude is a Tremendous Virtue!

Gratitude Quotes! I love quotes! That is pretty evident by just reading a few of my posts. In my opinion Gratitude is one of the greatest virtues we can inherit. That is why  for this weeks “Happy Quotes”,  I am sharing gratitude quotes. I have compiled a list of 42 of some of my favorites! Some of my feelings on gratitude could best be described by this which focuses on the positive: { This is a wonderful time to be {Read More}

November 2015 Calendar is available at inkhappi!

  Hello!  Happy October! Is it really fall? I’m envious of all my friends in different parts of the country pulling out their boots and scarves, sitting on their porch admiring fall colors and a crisp breeze. Here in Arizona it’s still topping 100 degree digits. Sigh… So I will pretend that I just don’t want to wear scarves and sit around a fire yet. {dying for this, hahah} The weather finally starts cooling off in Arizona in November and {Read More}

Christmas Blessings! Sharing home, grandbaby news and more

Christmas Blessings!   I wanted to share my very exciting news  with you all today as well as some photos! As you know, I have been a bit quiet on the blog lately. I have been too busy enjoying my Christmas blessings (as I like to refer to them). Seriously my heart is so full right now. I have missed blogging and keeping up with social media as I love to do but then again I have put my focus {Read More}

Count Your Blessings …and A Very Exciting Announcement!

 Be grateful for small things, big things, and EVERYTHING in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.   I’m going to get a little personal on this post today. I have a lot to be thankful for and I definitely have many blessings in my life. I have also had experiences where it would of been pretty easy to count my problems instead of my blessings. The story I am sharing can be found in more detail HERE {When Life gives You {Read More}

Pretty Fall Printables great for framing or gifting!

The fall gift tags I recently shared have been very popular here on the blog. I decided to share some 8×10 pretty Fall Printables based upon the same designs today!  As much as I  love halloween, I am also very glad it is over! I am ready to move on to Fall and gear up for the upcoming Holidays! I think these Fall Printables are just the thing to help me move on! If you know me from past years, then you may {Read More}

November 2014 Calendar is here!

November 2014 Calendar 🙂 November is nearly upon us so here is your November 2014 Calendar! November is one of my favorite months. I love fall and beautiful Arizona weather. I love Thanksgiving and spending special time with those I love. and I love focusing on gratitude!   Melody Beattie Says it very well when she quoted… Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion {Read More}

Fall printable gift tags to show your gratitude!

 Fall printable gift tags and a blog hop! Hello! Today I am sharing some Fall printable gift tags with you! I have always had the attitude that sharing is caring. I care about YOU and I love to share. We are all busy but sometimes it’s really nice to take some time to share with others and let them know we appreciate them and show our thanks or gratitude for them. Fall is a great time to do this. I’m {Read More}

Life Lessons… from my Dad (with free printable)

  Today I’m sharing some life lessons and give you the opportunity to show someone appreciation for life lessons they have taught you in life. I’m going to share some lessons learned in life from my good ol’ daddy!  My Father passed away 21 years ago. I was his baby girl and he always made me feel like I was “all that and a bit more”! If my dad were here this year I would let him know how he made me feel {Read More}

Because of Him …Some Easter Thoughts

Because of Him I wanted to share some Easter thoughts of a spiritual nature. I have taken some time to focus a bit more on Jesus with Easter just a few days away. I love all the fun and whimsical things that are a part of Easter but I also love the spirit of the real meaning of Easter.  Life is busy. Sometimes we need to slow down and focus on whats really important. I took an opportunity this last weekend to do {Read More}

LDS General Conference April 2014 Uplifted and Strengthened

It’s been 6 months since I have shared some spiritual thoughts from the semi-annual LDS General Conference that was held this past weekend. I really look forward to these weekends which fall on the first weekend in both October and April each year. These LDS General Conferences consist of primarily six 2 hour sessions in which leaders of the LDS church speak on Christ centered topics. I am not sharing this to push religion on anyone. I just feel these are such {Read More}