I hope that each of you have had a wonderfully blessed and happy Easter today. I cannot even begin to put into words how truly amazing I feel, knowing that my Lord and Savior that I love with all my heart, is risen from the grave. By his wounds, and his sacrifice for all mankind, we are healed. We are given God's Grace and forgiveness. We would love it if you share the story of Easter with your children and your family. You can find a wonderful explanation that is suitable for all ages here. Our Easter celebration today was … [Read more...] about Wishing You a Blessed Easter
Holidays and Seasons
We love a reason to celebrate - and what better reason than holidays? Everything from national to federal holidays and everything in between. We cover them all including the four seasons!
Christmas with Teenagers This poem was written as a mom and how my own two teenagers were making us feel this particular year during the holidays. 'Twas several weeks before Christmas and all through the house, Teenagers were wishing and starting to pout. For their gift list was long and expensive as hell, Mom and Dad worked real hard to keep cool and not yell. "Don't you remember at all, a single thing you've been taught?" "Tis the season of giving, not to add up what's been bought!" We help feed the homeless and donate to … [Read more...] about Christmas with Teenagers
The Tacky Lights Tour has kind of become a tradition in our family - we usually head out around mid-December to check out the homes decorated for the holidays. This year; however, I saw that several homes were hosting their "grand illuminations" on Thanksgiving Day. You know me, hate to miss out on anything ... so when my daughter asked what we were doing yesterday afternoon I said, "Checking out the Tacky Lights Tour with you!" I'll let the photos we snapped speak for themselves. 9716 Wendhurst Avenue - Al and Esther … [Read more...] about RVA Tacky Lights Tour – Thanksgiving Day Edition
With Christmas on its way, the rush to buy presents has well and truly begun. Christmas shopping can be a stressful time shops get busy and things sell out fast. Nowadays, it can be easier to come to grips with online shopping to save you from having to face all that holiday madness. When you use the internet to shop, the world is at your fingertips! If you're new to the world of online shopping though, it can be confusing. You need to be able to grab those perfect Christmas presents up as soon as they are available. We've put together a … [Read more...] about Come To Grips With Online Shopping This Christmas Using Our Handy Guide
I am the type of person who can sit down in a comfortable chair or sofa and be sound asleep within 20 minutes. That is just the way I'm wired I suppose, since I've been doing it since I was a pre-teen. Naturally, the absolute best time to pull the "mom's asleep in the chair again" trick is right after a meal, when the table needs to be cleared and dishes need to be done. I did all the cooking, so why should I do all the cleaning up too? Remember Grandma Betty and Grandpa Lester telling you that it was the turkey you were eating that made you … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Napsgiving and The Food Coma