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Mission Creep

by Africa

Every once in a while, more than I’d like to admit, I get enticed by the newest bright and shiny object. It could be the latest kitchen appliance, business development program, or big blingy earrings. Perhaps you run into this issue or something like it, too?

The Joy of Everyday Life

by Africa
I’ve started doing some slice of life videos in response to a 30 day video challenge. A series on finding joy in everyday life is developing. Below are the first seven videos. Each touch on everyday joy from a different aspect. Any links mentioned in the videos will be available in the resources box below all the videos. Day One | How Do You React When Your Plans Get Changed? Day Two | How are You Taking Care of Yourself and Feeding Your Soul? Day Three | Celebrating Life Events with Your Loved Ones Day Four | Being a Glorified […]

{Joyous Holidays} How Do You Define Joy?

by Africa
I hope you are enjoying the Joyous Holidays series. I wish I could take credit for the idea. Joyous Holidays was the brainchild of a {Rock Your Everyday Life} community members. She wanted me to find out different people’s definition of JOY. We are about a week into the series, and I felt it was time I tackle the question head on. I started out with some soul-searching. Then I read some of the things I had earlier written about JOY. One thing jumped out at me because it rang so true in my heart: JOY is laughter. It is […]

{Joyous Holidays} Gifts of Experience

by Africa
I love making homemade goodies and crafts to give as holiday gifts, but there are those holidays seasons where time is at a premium, and I could easily fall into the holiday buying frenzy at the big box stores or the mall. It is doing those busy holiday seasons that I remember to give gifts of experience. Even if I am not closely connected to someone, I know an experience will be memorable. My daughter’s birthday was a few weeks ago. I did not get her a big ticket present or even something tangible. I gave her an experience. She […]

{Joyous Holidays} Breaking Bread

by Africa
Holidays are the time for wonderful meals with family and friends. So many holiday events, so little time. I am known for bringing holiday goodies to events. Not just any holiday goodies, homemade cookies, cakes, and candies. Things get extra crazy a few days before Christmas. My daughter, Hunter, and I work like crazy to make sure we bake up enough for each family’s household we will be seeing. It is quite a bit as my parents are divorced and remarried. I have three siblings on each side of my family. Then it just extends out from there. My baby […]