Check Out Etsy for Quality Handmade Items

I’m participating in the Ultimate Blog Challenge again, since it helped me get started on blogging regularly LAST year and I needed the motivation to get going with it again THIS year. I was happy to use today’s suggestion to talk about online retailing sites such as Etsy. I admit to being rather biased, since … Read more

What Are You Doing for YOU This Year?

That may sound like a selfish title or idea – but it really isn’t. Think about it – if you do all you can to take care of yourself, it means you will be a better person for all those people in your life who care about you. Pay attention to your health. Work on … Read more

10 Confidence-Building Quotes from Joyce Meyer

I am a big fan of Joyce Meyer, one of the most well-known Bible teachers and motivational speakers of her era, who is also a #1 New York Times bestselling author with more than 80 inspirational books, as well as thousands of audio teachings and a video library.   Her down to earth, practical teaching … Read more

Each New Year Brings – CHANGE

Change is inevitable, yet we often tend to resist it, even if it represents a GOOD change in our lives. Each new year typically brings change in some area or another, whether in our personal or professional lives, or both. A major change that began in 2011 and continues into 2012 is the restructuring or … Read more

Welcome 2012 – Time to Establish Goals

Hello and welcome BACK to my blog – I say that to readers as well as to myself, as the author of this blog! The second half of 2011 was difficult, to put it mildly. Following highs of my best freelance month ever, back in May 2011 (over $2400), and my youngest daughter’s wedding in … Read more