Second Chance to Dream: The Trail Less Traveled

The trail less traveled…

We live on the shore to shore trail.  It goes across the state of Michigan.  In the summer you will see groups of horseback riders riding down our road and in the winter you will see hordes of snowmobiles go zooming by.  A mile down the road is a beautiful creek and a hiking trail… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Bewitching Projects

Bewitchin’ Project Party & Features #22

Sorry everyone for being late to the party!!  I was gone this weekend and I got locked out of my site.  But anyway better late than never.  Because I was late I don’t have features.  Boo!  I love to feature you.  I’ll make it up to you somehow.  Enjoy the party! Welcome and come on… Read More »

Second Chance ot Dream: Super Bowl Party Printables

Super Bowl XLIX Party Printables

 Super Bowl XLIX will be here before we know it.   My girlfriend Mary always hosts a party and I LOVE to bring the party printables.  So I’ve created some party printables for both Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots to add a festive touch to the party. You can download your favorite team  HERE… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Baked Southwestern Spaghetti Squash

Baked Southwestern Spaghetti Squash

I grew up eating a LOT of vegetables as a child.  We had a very large garden and we had vegetables at every meal.  One of my favorite veggies is spaghetti squash.  I have always had spaghetti squash with spaghetti sauce and love it.  My dauther came home and we decided to try a spin… 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 »



{20 Main Dish Summer Salad Recipes}

  I LOVE a good salad!  I LOVE a good salad in the summer for supper, but my husband not so much.  He will eat them if they have meat in them.  I wanted to gather some yummy hearty recipes so that I have them at my fingertips when it’s time to cook supper.  I’m… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: 5 Recipes that use garden fresh kale #kale #recipe

5 Recipes that use Garden Fresh Kale

I can’t believe another weekend has come and gone and that we are already in the middle of July!!  I’m trying so hard to savor each and every moment of summer.  As I’m writing this post I’m sitting out by the pond my husband built listening to the waterfall.  It’s one of my very favorite… Read More »

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Life Lessons


Marriage Advice from a Husband’s Perspective after 36 Years

I’m happy to share a very special guest post today.  It’s from my hubby.  We are celebrating our 36th anniversary today.  A pretty incredible milestone considering we were married at 16 & 18.  Not only are we married but we really like each other!  I’m excited to have him share some marriage advice from a… Read More »

Second Chance to Dream: Who I am in Christ: I am a Member of Christ's Body

Who I am in Christ: I am a member of Christ’s body

Before we get started on our lesson I am a Member of Christ’s body I want to quickly review the lessons that we have already done. We’ve done: I am God’s Child  I am Christ’s Friend   I am Justified  I am a Saint These all fall under the heading of I am accepted.  For… Read More »

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DIY Crafts


DIY Christmas JOY Mantel

Confession time!!!  I am just finishing my Christmas decorating  and we are 14 days from Christmas!  I am NEVER this late, but losing that week at Thanksgiving really messed me up.  I am NOT giving into panic but remembering why we are celebrating Christmas and really trying to enjoy the process. I’d like to share… Read More »


DIY Dollar Store Ornament Wreath

  This past weekend my daughter Carissa and I went on a crafting spree!  Our focus was to find as many decor and gift ideas we could come up with that was purchased from the Dollar Store. The first one I’m sharing is a DIY Dollar Store Ornament Wreath.   This project was not only inexpensive… Read More »

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Free Printables

Second Chance to Dream: Gratitude Printable

Free Gratitude Printable

Hi guys! I hope your fall is going GREAT!  It’s the time of you we start thinking and counting our blessings and I created a printable to keep Gratitude into the forefront of my mind.  I’m sharing it with you as well.  You can down load below. Download Here If you want a way to… Read More »


12 Valentines Projects

Are you still looking for some Valentine’s Day projects??  Well, this is your lucky day because I have 12 past projects to share with you- most of them quick and easy! Not only is there decor projects,a gift idea, printable cards, kids crafts, but I also have lots of ideas to spoil your husband. Enjoy!!… Read More »

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