Enjoy the little things,
for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

~ Robert Brault

A Little More Me
Stephanie

A Letter in the Moment: My Struggle with T1D

This is me on my kitchen floor. This is after pulling myself from bed and dragging myself down the stairs. Mo helped to wake me in the middle of a low blood sugar episode beccause of T1D. She stays near because she knows I am sick… and also my go to treatment involves peanut butter, which, in my appreciation of her doing her job, is shared. If she does wander off, it’s not far. She makes sure she can see me. Her worry is even tangible at times. I love her. Managing a Chronic Illness – Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

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Family Life
Stephanie

Treats For Your Dog: 5 Healthy Recipes

When you have a dog, treats are a universal part of life – at least they are in my household! I am always looking for a treat that I can make with household ingredients and foods for our Golden Retriever, Moro. So! Here are 5 Healthy Treats that you can make for your dog! Not only am I confident in what I am feeding her, but its also great enrichment for her! It’s fun to experiment with her pallete and see what she likes singularly, and what she may like with a little embelishment. Buying dog treats for Moro at

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Family Life
Stephanie

Decluttering and Organizing 5 Areas of Life

Decluttering and organizing spaces that are yours can bring a more restful and peaceful environment to your home.  Have you ever felt like the things that you have accumulated are taking over your physical and even mental space? Know that you are not alone!  Through the first couple years of being married, my Husband and I lived as roommates so we had very limited space for, really, any of our things. I remember only having the space of our bedroom and how small it felt with our entire lives and needs “shoved” in there. There were times that I felt

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Holiday
Stephanie

5 Romantic Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

Happy February! It’s hard to believe that we are already into the second week of the second month of 2021! Time flies when we are having fun, and watching some movies in 2021 – even if it can’t be in a theater yet – could be one of the best things yet! At the beginning of February, we approach the day where we celebrate love and romance – Valentine’s Day! For many, this is another holiday that could look very different from previous years with COVID restrictions. Even with these things going on and whether or not you have someone

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Saving
Finances for Freedom
Stephanie

Saving Financially: 5 Ways To Make Your Money Count

Learning how financially saving in everyday purchases and your household’s needs will impact your life is a positive aspect of managing your money well! In this day and time, it’s important to know how this fits into your life. Also, knowing what you are comfortable with employing in your finances can be very valuable. Being able to save when necessary on purchases that are inevitable is a skill that will come in handy sometimes. There is a lot involved in knowing your finances, from tracking your expenditures to the bills you are responsible for. It’s also important to know what

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Meal Planning
Family Life
Stephanie

Meal Planning: An Easy Walkthrough

Have you ever got off work for the evening, and realized that you had not utilized planning well for a dinner meal? Now, maybe you have the night to yourself and it would be easy to slap a sandwich together quick once you get home and call it good. Although, some days maybe you figure you’ll just swing by a favorite stop and pick up take out for the evening. Maybe you have kids though, and you feel you need to make something more than just a sandwich. And then sometimes, as everyone knows, there are just rough days at

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“For I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13