Second Chance to Dream: Tips for Road Trips with Teens

Tips for Road Trips with Teens

 As I write this we are driving to Florida for spring break. It’s about 21 hr. from Traverse City, MI.  I am traveling with my husband, my 23 year old son and our 16 year old twin boys.  As a mom of 6 kids ages 36-16 I’m sharing some of our favorite tips for traveling with teens.… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Natual Allergy Relief

DIY Natural Allergy Relief

  We are heading to Georgia where my son and daughter in law live this weekend.  My son informed me that the trees were all blooming which equals major ALLERGY issues for me .  I can take drugs and feel better and feel tired but I shared here that I am trying to get healthy.… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: 25 Easter & Spring Ideas

25 Easter & Spring Ideas

Check out all these funEaster & Spring  ideas linked up to the Bewitchin’ Project party last week.  There were so many great ideas shared. Easter Desserts @ Homemade Interest Chocolate Easter Eggs with CheesecakeFilling @  All the Jas  Bird Nest Cupcakes @The Gold Lining Girl Easter Bunny Tail Dinner Rolls @ Born Again Farm Girl Burlap Bunnies @ Our… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Bewitching Projects

Bewitchin’ Project Party & Features #30

Welcome and come on in!!! It’s so nice to have you back to our Betwitchin’ Project Party. Bewitch means to enchant and delight (someone).  We know that you will find LOTS of  projects that will delight you! It’s time to link up and find some inspiration!! This party is brought to you by these lovely hostesses! Please… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Are you possessing the land? #lifelesson #Christianliving

Are you possessing your land?

Today for our life lesson, I’m processing a lesson I’m learning out loud with you.  I don’t claim to have the answers and really have more questions than answers but I thought I’d challenge you while  I challenge myself. This past Sunday during a class I was sitting in, the teacher was talking about something I haven’t… Read More »



Spring Chicken Strawberry Salad

Today  our post is from my daughter Carissa. She will be graduating from Nursing school in one week. We are so excited for her and I know she will make a wonderful nurse.  Carissa is sharing with us a YUMMY Spring Chicken Strawberry salad that will be perfect for a spring supper. Here’s how you… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: 20 Yummy Pumpkin Treats

20 Yummy Pumpkin Treats to Try!

  I love Fall foods and pumpkin treats are high on my favorites list.  I love the way they make the kitchen smell so good and they taste so yummy!  Because I want to get my kitchen smelling good I did a round up of 20 Yummy Fall Pumpkin Treats I want to try.  I’m… Read More »

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Life Lessons


Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

I’m at a crossroads in my life.  God is showing me I am not living fully alive.  I’m not using my gifts and talents to their full potential.  I know this is true.  I see it and feel it every day.  So why am I not living fully?  I don’t know what to do? I… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: The Danger of Expectations

The Danger of Unrealistic Expectations

I mentioned in my post on How do you handle disappointment?  that I  would be back to talk about a close friend of disappointment- EXPECTATIONS. Unrealistic expectations can get us into some real trouble and disappointment is always the result! Before we jump in to far, let’s look at how the dictionary defines expectations. ex·pec·ta·tion   ˌekspekˈtāSHən/ noun a… Read More »

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DIY Crafts

Second Chance to Dream: Chalkboard Birthday Crown

DIY Chalkboard Birthday Crown

I have a group of girlfriends and we call ourselves the Ya-Ya’s. We get together often for coffee and girls night out.  One of our favorite things to do is to celebrate our birthdays together.  We like to really celebrate each other and I decided it would be fun to have a chalkboard birthday crown… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Halloween Cake Plate Pennant

Halloween Cake Plate Pennant

Find my disclosure here Are you throwing a Halloween party this year ?  Or are you going to a party and need to bring a snack?  I’m sharing how to make a festive Halloween Cake Plate Pennant which is the perfect way to display your holiday treats. I received all these goodies from Plaid Supplies… Read More »

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Free Printables


Prinatble Christmas Banner

I’m officially decking the halls!! So I wanted to share a Printable Christmas Banner.  I gave you lots of choices. Come I’ll show you what they are. I created 7 different pennants.  You can use a variety of patterns or you could use just one print. Then you can cut out the wording you would… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Free Valentine Printables

Valentine Printables

My daugther came home yesterday and we had fun doing some Valentine’s day shopping.  Of course we made a trip to Dollar Tree and there will be a few projects  posted from there this week.  My girls asked me to make a few Valentine printables for them and I thought I’d share them with you as… Read More »

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