The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.--e. e. cummings Have you laughed today? Even on those days that you are going through adversity, don't be afraid to laugh and cleanse your soul of anger, hate and pain. A day without laughter, as Cummings states, is a day waisted for you could have … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/30/15
"a pedagogy is successful only if it makes knowledge or skill achievable while at the same time allowing students to maintain their own sense of identity." (Voices of the Self, Gilyard) Have you ever felt like you are forced to strip yourself of your identity, your dialect, your true self in order to assimilate? Have … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/29/15
Did you know that the Eiffel Tower was originally made for Barcelona, Spain? It has been stated that Spain refused it. These days, who doesn't associate the Eiffel Tower with beauty? It wasn't always the case. I found 10 great facts that you may not have known about the Eiffel Tower. I didn't include the … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: 4/24/15- The Eiffel Tower for Spain?
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. --Zig Ziglar Motivation requires a daily booster. Think of it like when you go to a website and it says that it is down for maintenance. Shut down for a bit to gather your thoughts and motivate … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/24/15
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.~ Pablo Picasso I feel like this is me on a daily basis. I have so much on my plate, at times, that I have no choice but to put things off until tomorrow. I have, however, realized that prioritizing comes first. Thanking … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/22/15
My husband and I are currently working on the kids "playroom/guestroom" and due to the fact that it is a playroom where, you know, kids will be playing, I didn't want picture frames that contained glass in it. I loved our old pictures, you will see them in the before picture, so we saved everything … Continue reading DIY: Turn old picture frames into something fun!
My hubby and I have worked all weekend on the playroom. It is not complete, but the pictures below will show you where we left off. I did, however, want to talk about the paint we used. I love it! It is "caviar" by Sherwin Williams. I was sad to find out that Lowes no … Continue reading Guest Room-Playroom (Phase 2)
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.~Mark Twain I write this quote as a wake up call for myself. I am taking two classes this quarter and it is a little difficult with being a mom of 3, (with a husband, it often feels like 4--but I still love you) and still having to … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/21/15
"Do not worry then, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'what will we drink?' or 'What will we wear for clothing?' For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things: for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added … Continue reading Sermon Sunday: 4/19/15
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."~Abraham Lincoln It is okay to fail; it is okay to fall, but the do not reside in failure. It is important to not find comfort in failed circumstances or else you will make that home. Everyone fails at … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/16/15