Friday, January 31, 2014

10 Questions To Ask Your Mother

For years I volunteered at assisted living communities, nursing homes, and to help the aging population capture bits of their past to share with their loved ones.  Think about all the amazing and entertaining stories that are lost simply because they are forgotten and never passed on.  Families have stacks and stacks of black and white photos of people, places, and events that are unidentified and unknown.  How do we uncover some of these gems?  Just ask!  

I love this simple list of QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR MOTHER.  Starting with "#1: Outside of family members, who inspires you most?"

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Health Hazards of Sitting

More reasons to get that body in motion! If you sit behind a desk at your job be sure to get up and hand deliver some information instead of emailing the person in the cubicle next to you.  Sitting can cause neck strain, organ damage, and disk damage. Check out all of these issues caused from sitting posted by The Washington Post...and see ways to counter the damage.

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

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Handmade Holiday Share

For all those crafty crafters out there...
Here are a few of my favorite holiday creations made by yours truly.  Most of these would work for gifts during any season or reason.
Pine cone fire starters for the neighbors. We make these every year. They work really well too! Pine ones + melted soy wax + salt  + glitter!

"What we're thankful for in 2013" ornaments.

Pillows with outlines for the kids to color or design using fabric markers.