4 07, 2017

Let’s celebrate! It’s the 4th of July

By | 2017-06-19T11:09:36+00:00 July 4, 2017|Off Topic|Comments Off on Let’s celebrate! It’s the 4th of July

4th of July is my favorite holiday of the year! I love this country we live in, and the military who keep us safe. Let's celebrate! It's the 4th of July How can you not love celebrating with food, family, and fun??!!! Plus, I don't have to buy gifts! There's nothing better than not having to [...]

29 05, 2017

Different ways you can honor soldiers on Memorial Day

By | 2017-05-23T12:54:47+00:00 May 29, 2017|Off Topic|Comments Off on Different ways you can honor soldiers on Memorial Day

People know Memorial Day celebrations include BBQs, outdoor parties, lots of burgers and beer. However, Memorial Day is much more than these celebrations, and there are different ways you can honor soldiers on Memorial Day. It won't take away from time with your family, and friends, but it will pay respect to those who gave [...]

23 12, 2016

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the entire Sunflower Family

By | 2016-12-06T08:09:03+00:00 December 23, 2016|Featured, Off Topic|2 Comments

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the entire Sunflower Family. Now, that doesn't mean just me, the kids, etc. It also means the guest writers I've had throughout the year, along with those who work behind the scenes on my website! Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year from the entire Sunflower Family I'm [...]

29 02, 2016

Leap Year, what’s the point?

By | 2016-02-29T06:00:09+00:00 February 29, 2016|Featured, Off Topic|Comments Off on Leap Year, what’s the point?

Have you ever asked yourself "leap year, what's the point of it?" I'm sure I'm not the only one. Growing up, I had a friend with a birthday that fell on February 29th. I was a kid when I learned of this, and was horrified to learn she only had birthdays every 4 years. She [...]

15 02, 2016

Believe you can

By | 2016-02-10T08:31:09+00:00 February 15, 2016|Featured, Off Topic|2 Comments

Whenever I get down on myself, which happens, I always remember Theodore Roosevelt's quote "Believe you can and you're halfway there." Listen, I'm a fairly confident, capable and committed person. However, I do have days where the world just seems like it's out to get me. I work my tail off, writing and creating, and [...]

25 05, 2015

Memorial Day 2015

By | 2015-05-23T14:35:28+00:00 May 25, 2015|Featured, Off Topic|Comments Off on Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day 2015 Memorial Day has always been the weekend my parents open up their pool, and summer officially begins. As a kid I never thought of what Memorial Day truly meant to so many people. I'm hoping to help my kids embrace the day, and learn to appreciate what is so special about Memorial [...]

17 03, 2015

Never press a four-leaf clover

By | 2015-03-08T19:17:07+00:00 March 17, 2015|Off Topic|Comments Off on Never press a four-leaf clover

We don't do much around here to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. My Nana insists we're part Irish. Who knows, she could be right! Australians are a melting pot, just like Americans. We could very well be part Irish. It's what I tell myself as a devour my corned beef, and Irish Soda Bread! Never press [...]

6 03, 2015

Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Accessories

By | 2016-08-30T20:59:31+00:00 March 6, 2015|Off Topic|Comments Off on Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Accessories

Who doesn't want to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day? If you're not Irish, but you want to celebrate the day with some great whimsy, I've got the Top 5 St. Patrick's Day accessories! Check them out! St. Patrick s Day Irish Princess Tiara from Forum Novelties St. Patrick's Day Beer Mug Tie from Beistle [...]

7 03, 2014

Photo Friday featuring the 100th Day of School

By | 2014-06-18T18:07:28+00:00 March 7, 2014|Off Topic|Comments Off on Photo Friday featuring the 100th Day of School

It's the 100th day of school project The Boy created. Well, he helped his daddy create it.....and The Boy wore it proudly! Photo Friday is my favorite day of the week here on the blog. It's my way of sharing more of who I am, and what I love! You know, beyond saving money, making [...]