Growing Pains | Changes Coming in 2017

Growing Pains | Changes Coming in 2017

Let me start off by saying I don’t really have anything practical to share in this post.  No decorating ideas, or furniture painting tips, or antique finds. In a way, this is an “old school” post–more like the posts I wrote back when I first...
Top Posts of 2016

Top Posts of 2016

Happy New Year!! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday time.  For our family, this past holiday season was as full as ever–with trips to see family, kids’ Christmas programs, and what seemed like a million gifts bought and wrapped! I don’t know...
Christmas Wishes and New Year Dreams

Christmas Wishes and New Year Dreams

Hello dear friends! I am sending along with this post the warmest of Christmas wishes for you and all of your loved ones.     Wherever the year has taken you, my hope is that you can spend some time resting in the Joy and Hope of the Season.     I hope you can delight...
Family Beach Trip and Blog Update

Family Beach Trip and Blog Update

Hey friends! Summer is officially in full-swing! I hope you and yours are enjoying these long, slow days and maybe grabbing some extra family time. If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you probably saw that our family spent a little time at the beach about 2...
Just some Thoughts

Just some Thoughts

We had a nasty hail storm last night right around dinnertime. It had been raining on and off all day, and around 6:00 pm it got really dark again and the weather sirens started going off.  Sadly, those things have kinda become like the Boy Who Cried Wolf–used a...
Water Your Own Grass

Water Your Own Grass

I spent a good part of this past weekend at a women’s gathering hosted by my church.  In the flurry of various speakers, discussion questions, and breakout sessions, there was one statement made that grabbed my attention and drove itself down into my heart. One...
Suncreek Market Wrap-Up

Suncreek Market Wrap-Up

This past week I set up a small display at a local church holiday market.  I wasn’t planning on it being a huge moneymaker, but rather a chance to interact with more customers about the benefits of working with Fusion Mineral Paint. Since I mainly sell Fusion...
Finding Fall Link Party

Finding Fall Link Party

It hasn’t happened yet, but it won’t be much longer . . . The moment my heart jumps for joy! It’s when I show up at the grocery store and see the rows upon rows of mums for sale outside the front doors. Even though it may still be in the 90’s,...
Small Business Spotlight

Small Business Spotlight

When I say “shop small” to you, what comes to mind? Does “shop small” mean “shop expensive” to you? Do you think “shop small” as just a marketing slogan created by a not-so-small credit card company? Or does hassle and...

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