Sharing Saturday: Valor Moisturizing Soap

Item # 3680 I have been using the soap I had ordered from Young Living with my favorite scent: valor. I was thrilled that the soap smelled so good, and even more pleased by how soft my skin was afterward!Valor, you may remember, is one of my favorite essential oil scents. It promotes feelings ofContinue reading “Sharing Saturday: Valor Moisturizing Soap”

Sharing Saturdays: Thieves Cleaner

Hello, blogging family! As you may or may not know, I am a brand partner for Young Living. I absolutely love the products! One that I have come to use in multiple ways is the thieves cleaner. Thieves cleaner is a wonderful substitute for those toxic cleaners most of us still have in our homes.Continue reading “Sharing Saturdays: Thieves Cleaner”

Great Dad Quotes

“This too shall pass” is something my dad often said to me, especially after another child had bullied me, or even after a tough day. I didn’t realize that it came from the Bible until recently. 2 Corinthians 4: 17-18. As a child, it was scarce comfort, but as I have aged (and grown upContinue reading “Great Dad Quotes”

Who’s Watching the Watchers?

Since May is Mental Health Month and I have been ruminating about this for a while, I just thought I would share something that is near and dear to me. I think we have a problem in this country (the US) with mental health care. Not just for adults, but especially for children. I haveContinue reading “Who’s Watching the Watchers?”

Will Anything Help?

Back a couple of years ago, when my world with Child #3 was imploding, I was told by an HHS worker that nothing was going to change for them. This child would always be handicapped and basically, that I better get over having any hope for anything else. I was devastated. The thing was, andContinue reading “Will Anything Help?”

A Hard-Learned Lesson

When I was a child my father had a horrible temper. In fact, he had some pieces to fix in his workshop that he had damaged or broken altogether from said temper. This lovely tradition continued into my own marriage when my lovely ex-husband hurled a crystal salt shaker at the oven and shattered theContinue reading “A Hard-Learned Lesson”

Thankful…Not Thankful

Just a few days ago I purchased this adorable bird. I find this kind of decoration adorable. Imagine my surprise when it rang up at 75 percent off! Um…pardon me? We are less than a week past Halloween, and nowhere near to Thanksgiving, but this clearly Thanksgiving-ish decoration is 75 percent off? What gives? Now,Continue reading “Thankful…Not Thankful”