There was four in the fiery furnace

This year as Christmas drew near the less and less it felt like the magic of Christmas. It felt more like lead weights, dull and frustrating. The more I tried to muster up joy, the more tears I shed. Christmas day came, we opened presents, and we were immediately unsatisfied. …

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Downtown Holiday Bazaar in Albert Lea, MN

As a little girl, I always looked forward to Christmas in Albert Lea. Santa Claus would wave proudly over Lou Rich. The lake would ice over; the whole town would become a winter wonderland. Garland would be strung all around downtown with beautiful lights welcoming in the holiday season. I …

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Minnesota Children’s Museum Family Four Pack Giveaway

*We were given a membership to the Minnesota Children’s Museum to help facilitate our review.  All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience, are honest and 100% ours. One of my very favorite parts of celebrating the holidays is blessing those around me with gifts. Between December and January, …

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Joy in The Marvelous Mud House

*We were given The Marvelous Mud House to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are honest and based on our experience. This blog post contains affiliated links to a product that we love. If you click on the link and purchase the idea, we will receive a commission at …

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Make a Joyful Noise with KTIS in 2018

*We have been given admission to Joyful Noise 2018 to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience. They are honest and 100% our own. Joyful Noise 2018 Every time November 1st comes around we begin thinking about the Joyful Noise music festival (held at the National …

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Coloring time with Big and Little Coloring Devotional

*We were given Big and Little Coloring Devotional to facilitate our review. Our thoughts and opinions are our own and completely honest. *This post continues an affiliate link to a product we love. If you purchase the item through the link, we may receive a small commission from the purchase. As …

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A library education

I have never flourished and thrived in a classroom. It is as true now as an adult as it was as a kid. However, now as an adult, I am looking for mentors, not just someone who is knowledgeable in their field. I want my mentors to fit my core, purpose …

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