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Farmhouse Style Home Decor

Farmhouse Style Home Decor While browsing on Youtube I found a channel that I absolutely love! I love to watch someone take what one might think is trash and make it into something beautiful.  Mary can tackle any project and knows how to use power tools. She inspires me every single time I watch her work.   https://youtu.be/Ut2SXgPWjzg     What is a Farmhouse Style? &[...]

Mediterranean Diet Breakfast

What is the Mediterranean Diet? The main foods in the Mediterranean diet include leafy greens, fruit, vegetables. cereal, beans, seeds, nuts, and legumes. I had to look up legumes and I was not sure what it was. Common edible legumes include lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans, soybeans, and peanuts. I love hummus so I am glad that it is part of the Mediterranean Diet. Red meat is limited to no more than[...]

Benefits of Composting

The Benefits of Composting   Composting is a natural way of recycling food and yard waste.   You do not have to have a large plot of land to do it. I have a small yard and live in the city.       https://youtu.be/puGFxUXDz3Y Choose a Bin for Compost A bin can be a trash can, plastic tote,  a bucket or a metal container. It is even something you can make yourself[...]

Who is Alan Kulwicki?

A Bit of History About My Daddy In 2008 my dad fell and hit his head.  This was a crazy accident that left him a quadriplegic. At the age of 75 he lived in a skilled nursing facility before passing away in 2010. I moved in with my mom in the house I had lived in as a teenager. Daddy's Notes and Possessions My daddy left notes all over the place.  Do not tell my mom I told you but he liked to play[...]

Caregiver Stress and Burnout

Caregiver Stress Caregiver stress sneaks up on you. I work fulltime and take care of my mom who has dementia. For many months I was either working or at home with my mom. Without even noticing months went by without doing anything outside the home except work. I felt like I was slowly sinking in quicksand with no end in sight. When I feel overwhelmed or am constantly worrying I cannot sleep. I eat the[...]

My Mom has Dementia and She Hates Me

My Mom has Dementia and She Hates Me The person who has replaced my mom does not like me a lot of the time. It is not every day but a couple of times a week. She does not like my cooking, my bossy demands or my punctuality.  I feel love for her all the time but dislike some of the things she says to me. How to Deal with a Parent with Dementia Mom was diagnosed with dementia one year ago.  One of t[...]

Which Fiber Mascara is Best?

Which Fiber Mascara is Best?     I found a great mascara that I had to share.  It is AsaVea Natural 4D Silk Fiber Lash Mascara.     L'Oreal Paris Makeup Lash Paradise Mascara vs Asa Vea Natural 4 D Silk Fiber Lash Mascara The L'Oreal Paris Makeup Lash Paradise Mascara is my standby and I have used it for years.  After trying the Ash Vea 4D Silk Fiber Las[...]

Easter Themed Cushions

Easter Themed Cushions   I had to share these Easter Themed Cushions I found on Amazon. They are so cute and inexpensive.   Cushions are so Expensive Have you checked out the price tag on cushions for your home?  Crazy expensive!   Easter Pillow Covers We are starting to have spring-like temperatures here in Asheville, NC. I could not help but notice how sad our front[...]

3 DIY Spring Wreaths that are so Easy

3 DIY Spring Wreaths made Products from the Dollar Tree I am writing to share 3 very simple wreaths I made with Products from the Dollar Tree. Crafting has become therapy for me. Two Burned fingers from the Glue Gun As I hit the keys on my keyboard I am reminded of how hot that crazy glue gun was.  I screamed out once and it scared my sweet little momma to death. I have no idea what I am doing[...]

Homeland Final Season on Showtime

Homeland Final Season Homeland is one of the best series on TV.  It began in 2011 and will end in 2020 with the eighth season.   I am sad that it will come to an end. I just hope Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) does not get killed off. If they leave that door open then the series can start back up in a few years.  American Spy Thriller The series stars Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison. She is a[...]