A Special New Year’s Gift

New Year's day may have come on gone but the memories of this special day will warm my heart for years to come. Family Time is a Priceless Treasure With our oldest daughter leaving for Australia in just a few days we wanted to spend as much quality family time as possible. New Year's eve found us on the ski slopes, enjoying one of our family's favorite winter activities.  My hubby was working … [Read more...]

So Much More Than a Cup of Coffee

It never ceases to amaze me, how a simple, seemingly insignificant gesture can  have such a tremendous impact... I was reminded of this just a couple of weeks ago. It was a Wednesday. I had finally made it to morning Mass, something I've been wanting to do since the beginning of Lent. After Mass I snuck into our Adoration chapel for a little one-on-one time with Jesus, something I absolutely … [Read more...]

#GivingTuesday Charity Spotlight – Sharing the Joy of Flying with FOCUSFish!

Today is #GivingTuesday!  What an awesome campaign with such an important message! Every day thousands of nonprofit organization provide a myriad of services to men, women and children around the world with much needed services and goods. These organizations address real need where it is found and have a real and direct, often life changing impact on the people they serve. As I've shared … [Read more...]

When Giving a Little Makes All the Difference in the World!

When I see or hear of a child suffering from cancer, my heart aches and it's hard for me to stand idle and not do what I can to support the family in need.  For this reason I had to share the story below from my friend Virginia, a fellow blogger I love and follow, about Andrew Shaw who is battling leukemia. I had my first real encounter with leukemia when I was in high school. One of my … [Read more...]

The Gift of Giving Back

Today is my birthday and I have already been showered with blessings and well wishes from friends around the world. My 17 year old got up at the crack of dawn to prepare a special birthday breakfast for me before heading out to her baby sitting job -- a perfectly cooked egg for my morning protein with a gluten free raw cacao and coconut pancake served with an extra dose of love. I am so … [Read more...]

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