Perfectly Patriotic

When my husband and I were dating we asked all of the “get to know you” questions.  What’s your favorite color? What’s your dream vacation?  What’s your favorite holiday?  My answer was Halloween.  His was Fourth of July.  I smiled and knew that he was a keeper.  I had never got that answer before.  His heart was perfectly patriotic. “You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies...

50 Random Acts of Service for your Spouse

service for your spouse

Even though Valentine’s Day is over, we thought we would still share this list we created last year.  We have 50 Random Acts of Service for your Spouse to help motivate you to show your love!  A good marriage is one that is nurtured.  Show love and gratitude all year long with these fun ideas. My husband and I have been together for over half my life.  It’s weird to think of it that way.  We met when I was 18 and we married a year and a half later.  After 18 years of marriage I can confidently say that a marriage takes work.  It just doesn’t “work out.”  You have...

How to be a Happier Mom – 10 steps

How to be a happier Mom

A happy Mom equals a happy house.  Do long days and long nights leave you with only enough energy to just get through the day?  Do you wish you had the energy to actually enjoy your day as a Mom?  Here are 10 tips to help you be a happier Mom, and to enjoy and celebrate your divine role. Here are 10 ways to be a happier Mom. 1. Have a schedule. Kids thrive on routine, and your day will go much smoother, and everyone will be much happier, if you set up a regular schedule and try to stick to it. 2. Get up early. This seems crazy when you are...