50 Sandwich-less Lunch Ideas

50 Sandwich-less Lunch Ideas

 With back to school fast approaching I wanted to gather some sandwich-less lunch ideas. My boys do not have access to hot lunch at their school so we have to pack lunches every day. I particularly like things I can make ahead and freeze. That way in the morning they can grab one out of the […]

Second Chance to Dream: Project Party

Bewitchin’ Project Party #47

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 […]

Quick & Easy Antipasto Skewers

Quick & Easy Antipasto Skewers

I’m excited to share with you these quick & easy Antipasto Skewers my daughter, Adriane whipped up.  I love quick & easy!  Don’t you too?? And it’s a bonus that they are delicious.   These would be a perfect  appetizer for a party, a romantic picnic or even a light dinner with bread and dipping […]

Second Chance to Dream: Back to School Photo Printables

2015-16 Back to School Photo Printables

Last week I was in Atlanta taking care of my 3 sweet grand kids.  Ridge, 5 years told me that he started Kindergarten in 2 weeks.  What?? It can’t be back to school time yet, can it? Here in Michigan we still have 6 weeks before we start, but I realized you southerners would be […]

Second Chance to Dream: Project Party

Bewitchin’ Project Party #46

 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 […]

Recipes

Second Chance to Dream: 25 Yummy Zucchini Recipes #zucchini

25 Yummy Zucchini Recipes

In Michigan we are at the prime of zucchini season!!  If you’re like me I can’t ever seem to know what to do with all my zucchini.   I get into ruts and get stuck making just fried zucchini which all of my family enjoys.  But after a while that gets boring.  I decided to […]

Second Chance to Dream: Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Before I get started on my post today I have to say “Happy Birthday” to my Grandson Ridge who turns 3 today.  Happy Birthday Ridge!  G-ma loves you!!! Isn’t he a cutie pie!! On to today’s post~ I LOVE soup! Like I mentioned to you in my Olive Garden copycat soup post. I make it at least […]

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Life Lessons

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Checking your Holiday Expectations

With the holidays approaching I think it’s wise if we take a few minutes and do a little heart check on just what  our holiday expectations are this Christmas. Sometimes I find myself setting very unrealistic expectations.  For example, I want a cleaned and decorated house that looks like it  comes from a Better Homes & Garden […]

Vision Road Sign with dramatic blue sky and clouds.

Dreaming 102

Did you learn anything about yourself last week?  Did you unearth any buried dreams?  I did!  It’s dreams I’ve had buried for years.  I’ve scraped the dirt and dust off of them, and picked them up and looked at them but that’s not enough.  I now have to put that dream down on paper . […]

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DIY Crafts

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DIY Chalkboard Wall Command Center

I’m  excited to share with you a project my daughter Adriane and son in law Bret made. They took this plain boring wall and turned it into this: I’ll show you how they did it. They taped off and painted the wall with chalkboard paint. Then seasoned the wall according to these instructions. The calendar […]

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Monogram Burlap Wreath

I’m sharing a tutorial on how to make a Monogram Burlap Wreath today. I am slowly getting back into the swing of life. One of the ways I’m doing this is by being creative.   Being creative FEEDS MY SOUL!  It gives me so much LIFE!  It’s still not warm here in Michigan and I […]

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Free Printables

Second Chance to Dream: Elf on the Shelf Activity Cards #elfonthshelf #christmas

Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Activity Cards with a twist!

 Hi today I’m sharing these free printable Elf on the Shelf Activity cards with you. Now before I go into what I’m sharing I need to let you know we don’t have an Elf, nor have we ever.They weren’t around when my kids were young. My daughter and daughter in law have Jack and Twinkle […]

Second Chance to Dream: Last Minute Mothers Day book

Last Minute Handmade Mothers Day Gift

Hi Guys!  I’m sharing a last minute Handmade Mothers Day gift idea for Mom or Grandma- A free printable book for you to share all the things you love about her.  Don’t we all love to hear words of affirmation?  Well, I’ve made it easy for you. All you need to do it download the […]

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