Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time. ~Laura Ingalls … Continue Reading Merry Christmas!
The R-word is the word ‘retard(ed)’. Why does it hurt? The R-word hurts because it is exclusive. It’s offensive. It’s derogatory. Our campaign asks people to pledge to stop saying … Continue Reading Spread The Word To End The Word
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. ~Burton Hillis Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas … Continue Reading Merry Christmas!
If you are near Edgerton, WI this weekend, make sure to check out the pie and ice cream social at Albion Academy! It will be held on Sunday, July 8th … Continue Reading Pie and Ice Cream Social
Happy Father’s Day, Dad! I love you :) I hope you, and all the fathers out there, have a wonderful day!
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~Maya Angelou A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger … Continue Reading Memorial Day
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! I love you :) I hope you, and all the other wonderful mothers I know, have a beautiful day! Enjoy your time with family and friends, … Continue Reading Happy Mother’s Day!
I feel so honored to be given the Liebster blog award from not only Kim, but Sam as well! Thank you, ladies! Liebster is a German word meaning favorite, dearest … Continue Reading Feeling Honored
Wishing you a very happy Easter! I hope you got lots of yummy candy in your basket and are able to enjoy the day with your family and friends!
Heifer International is running a “Hatch Hope” campaign for Easter. I like how this organization works. Gifting livestock and training to a family in need empowers them to turn their … Continue Reading Hatch Hope
I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time: a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time: the only time I know of, in the … Continue Reading Merry Christmas!!
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson … Continue Reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Last weekend we went to a costume-optional Halloween party. Nathan and I spent over an hour wandering around the Halloween Store and couldn’t decide on anything, so I decided to … Continue Reading Happy Halloween!
Use the talents you possess – for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best. ~Henry Van Dyke I don’t care how … Continue Reading Happy Father’s Day!
So I have recently started reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I’ve heard a lot of great things about it and have been meaning to read for quite a while. … Continue Reading Community Book Club
I guess I’ve been on a bit of a hat kick lately! Most recently I finished The Bar Harbor Hat: If you’re looking for a great simple and quick hat, … Continue Reading Hats, Hats And More Hats!