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10 Unique Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Summer

Summer is finally here!  Well, according to most school systems it is. But, did you know that summer does not technically begin until the Summer Solstice? I’m sure many of you already knew that, but many more do not. The Summer Solstice is the official “First Day of Summer.” I am taking it upon myself to educate you… Read More 10 Unique Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Summer

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I Didn’t know I was an Addict Until I saw the look on Her Face

I was addicted to Excedrin once. It’s OK to laugh. It seems so silly, but you can seriously get addicted to anything—not just substances! I heard once that if you cannot go a day without doing something, you are addicted. I don’t know if that’s quite right because some things are necessary every day—like eating, drinking, and… Read More I Didn’t know I was an Addict Until I saw the look on Her Face

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3 Surprisingly Simple Steps for Achieving Your Goals  (And some fun mental exercises) 

Whether it’s getting an education, starting a family, or eating more candy, every one has goals and resolutions they’ve tried to accomplish. I know I’ve tried keeping goals and resolutions, but they just never seem to stick. Maybe it’s the cliché behind them, or the approach I took in the past, or even the words… Read More 3 Surprisingly Simple Steps for Achieving Your Goals  (And some fun mental exercises) 

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Achieving my Ambitions: 2018 

“Where there is no vision, people perish.” —Proverbs 29:18  Welcome to my 2018 bouken (Japanese: adventure). This post will be dedicated to tracking my progress through this year’s Challenges I have presented myself.    But first, if you haven’t read my post explaining how I came to find the strength and courage to Achieve my Ambitions, go here!  If you’d like… Read More Achieving my Ambitions: 2018 

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9-¾ Necessities for a Successful Party (Harry Potter Theme) 

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” —Albus Dumbledore  Ever since I was 12-years-old, I dreamed of going to Hogwarts! The magical barrier to Platform 9-¾, the enchanted ceiling of the Grand Hall, the magically refilling plates of food, and secret passageways to explore! What’s not to love? 😀 After rereading the series (for probably the… Read More 9-¾ Necessities for a Successful Party (Harry Potter Theme) 

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How to make Games and Gaming “Wholesome Recreation”

“Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities.” —The Family: A Proclamation to the World I remember every Sunday, we would go for a family walk with our dog. I wanted so badly to hold the leash! When I was finally… Read More How to make Games and Gaming “Wholesome Recreation”