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I'm a mother, wife, entrepreneur and new blogger dedicated to finding and sharing new ways to make life better and sweeter.

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When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. I want SWEET lemonade! I want this site to be a landing pad, a “go-to” site for inspiration on the many ways we can make our lives sweeter.

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  • Whales Inspiration
    on Mar 6, 2013 in Inspiration inspiration Whales
  • A “Fifty Shades of Gray” Rival
    on Mar 4, 2013 in Books Beautiful Bastard
    I am a huge fan of the “Fifty Shades Of Gray” series by E. L. James.  Huge!  Once I started them I couldn’t wait til I had a chance to read more.  Those of you who are familiar with the books are fully aware why. But I have been...
  • Five Minute Friday- Ordinary
    on Mar 2, 2013 in Love husband
    What is the game called where someone says a word and you have to say the first thing that pops in your head? I don’t remember, but when I saw we had to write about the word ordinary it made me think of the word Extraordinary and that made me t...
  • Jack Kerouac and Me
    on Feb 28, 2013 in Inspiration books inspire
    I’m about to embark on my first Jack Kerouac novel.  As an avid reader I am ashamed to admit that up to this point in my life I have never read one of his novels.  I think I’ve always been intimidated by Mr Kerouac.  They say there are...
  • My Dog Lost Her Mojo Tonight
    on Feb 27, 2013 in Uncategorized
    For the sake of my husband’s sanity and my own as well, we decided to buy a tie-out for our two year old dog.  She looks like a dog, smells like a dog, but behaves like a dainty toddler.  She is Gemma.  Gemma is an 80 pound chow/lab mix that...
  • Five Minute Friday- What Mama Did
    on Feb 24, 2013 in Inspiration Five Minute Friday
    This post is especially hard for me to write.  Not because I didn’t share any great and special moments with my mama as a child, but because I have no memories of my childhood at all.  There are very few pieces of my days as a child that pop...
  • Bullying at School
    on Feb 21, 2013 in Children Bully bully free zone
    My seven year old son is getting bullied in the second grade.  I find it hard to believe that bullying is a problem for kids so young.  But it IS definitely a problem.  My son spends most nights crawling into bed with my husband and I.  I wake u...
  • Baseball Signups
    on Feb 17, 2013 in Children
    Baseball signups were this month and Ken and I were back and forth on the idea of signing our son up for Pony League.  As kids, we both played ball and always wanted Gavin to play as well, but Gavin was not too keen on the idea.  Down right against...
  • Five Minute Friday- Beloved
    on Feb 15, 2013 in Children
    Earlier this week as me and my husband Ken were looking thru my pictures on the computer, we ran across my son’s school pictures.  Our son’s first day of school every year is a huge event at our house.  We both take the day off so we...
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s 2013  1. Audrey Hepburn 1950 dress vintage inspired black bride $60.00 Art Fire  2. Breakfast At Tiffany’s Sleep Mask Silk Satin Eye Mask! $29.95 Amazon  3. Zebra Hide Polyproplene Rug $73.94 Overstock  4. Eye Design 10398 (Women’s) &...
  • Maps as Wallpaper- Wallpapering with Maps
    on Feb 9, 2013 in design maps as wallpaper
    A hot new trend in home décor is to apply maps as wallpaper.  The process is the same as applying wallpaper and you may use the same tools as well.  The only difference is the maps are much more delicate and can tear easily.  So great caution mus...
  • Five Minute Friday- Bare
    on Feb 9, 2013 in Uncategorized
    Five Minute Fridays with Lisa-Jo Baker This week’s prompt- Bare GO- When I think of the word “bare”, I think of baring our souls.  Do we bare our souls to the ones we love?  Do they truly know the depths of our love for them?  Do...
  • Closet Organization 101
    on Feb 6, 2013 in design
    Closet Organization When you think of the messiest area in your house, what comes to mind?  Is it your bathroom, kid’s room, or your bedroom?  For me, it was my closet.  It’s hidden away so no one can see it so that gave me permission to ignor...
  • All Modern Furniture offers FREE SHIPPING
    on Feb 3, 2013 in Uncategorized All Modern
    Incase you haven’t run across it online, there is a great home furnishing and accessories store that offers FREE SHIPPING on most items over $69, All Modern.  We’ve bought several items from there and have been happy with each  of them.
  • Ikea, What are you thinking?
    on Jan 31, 2013 in Uncategorized Ikea
    My husband and I are in the process of updating my son’s bathroom.  We’re repainting the walls, replacing the fixtures, and giving the bathroom a more modern look.  We had found a great mirror at Ikea that would be perfect for the desig...
  • Is It Time for Change?
    on Jan 28, 2013 in Self Change
    New Year’s Eve has come and gone.  Some of us are still fighting to reach our resolutions with our minds set that we’ll get there by December 31st.  Other resolutions, sad to say, never saw the light of day January 2nd.  But we have the best o...
  • The Fine Art of Empathy
    on Jan 25, 2013 in Relationships empathy
    The word empathy is defined as the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.  In other words, being able to understand how a person feels about a situation to the extent that you t...
  • Little Giver
    on Jan 22, 2013 in Children giving
    Like any other work day, it started out 15 minutes behind schedule. This no doubt leaves me little more than 45 minutes to get myself and my second grader ready for the day. Let alone the dreaded task of feeding and walking my nincompoop of a canine.
  • Santa Fe Stew Recipe
    on Jan 20, 2013 in Recipes Santa Fe Stew Recipe
    This stew recipe is one of my favorites. It’s spicy and hearty like chili and full of beans and vegetables. And the best part is, it takes less than 30 minutes to make. So you can prepare it, let it simmer, and it makes more than enough for two...
  • Top 10 Books You Should Read to Your Child
    on Jan 20, 2013 in Children children books
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