Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Impromptu Giveaway - Winner!!!

So, KACIE, you won!!!!! Email me at ASAP with your dates and customization details, and I will create your print for you:)

I loved ALL of the comments, it's so nice to read how much love there is in your lives:). If any of you want the print, I'm going to do it at 25% off for all those who entered the competition for orders placed in the next two days (until June 5th). Just enter GIVEAWAY25 when you checkout (coupon good for entire order placed:).

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Just for fun I'm doing a giveaway for one of the most popular prints in my shop. Display this 8x10 print as a cute reminder of those days that changed your life forever, or give it as a gift to someone as a happy reminder for them. Would be great as a wedding gift, bridal shower gift. fathers/mothers, birthdays or just because:).

You can customize it with any dates and captions you want (between 3 and 7 dates in total), and you choose your own color scheme, see HERE for full options and ideas, but below are a few examples of layouts:

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To enter:
Just leave a comment on this blog post, saying what one of your favorite days/dates have been.

The giveaway will run through till Sunday 3rd 2012 at 11:59pm, and the winner will be picked randomly via and posted on the Facebook page and this post. If the winner doesn't contact me within 24 hours, I will pick a new one:)

Tuesday, May 29, 2012


Today will never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take Time To Care. Let your words heal, and not wound.

Available for purchase HERE in my Etsy shop (many sizes available)

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Dear me...

"Dear me, you will get much better with age."

Image source

The Dead Duck

"Many years ago, a wealthy man went duck hunting with a hired hand named Sam. They took a horse and carriage, and along the way a rim came off one of the wheels. As Sam hammered it back on, he accidentally hit his finger. Instantly he let go with some bad words. He quickly fell to his knees, asking God's forgiveness. "Lord, it's so difficult at times to live the Christian life," he prayed.

"Sam," said the man, "I know you're a Christian, but tell me why you struggle so. I'm an atheist, and I don't have problems like that."

Sam didn't know what to say. Just then two ducks flew overhead. The man raised his gun and two shots rang out. "Leave the dead one and go after that wounded bird!" he shouted. Sam pointed at the duck that was fluttering desperately to escape and said, "I've got an answer for you now, Boss. You said that my Christianity isn't any good because I have to struggle so. Well, I'm the wounded duck, and I struggle to get away from the devil. But Boss, you're the dead duck!"
If adversity comes your way, take courage, you must be doing something right:)

Saturday, May 26, 2012

A Good Kid

"Don't let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one." 
~Glennon Melton
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Friday, May 25, 2012

June 2012 Visiting Teaching Message - Visiting Teaching -- A Sacred Assignment

This months Message is called 'Visiting Teaching - A Sacred Assignment' - there are a lot of great points in there, but I decided to focus on a quote by Eliza R. Snow because I think it's a great reminder for us as Visiting Teachers:)
To download, just click the image (prints at 4x6)

A cute subway print featuring the main points from the message:)
from Sprinkled Joy
For 4x6, go HERE - For 5x7, go HERE - For 8x10, go HERE - For 4 to a page, go HERE

from InkaBlinka
I'll say it again - this woman is soooo insanely creative!!

From Ladybug Springs
Look at those cute little flip flops:)

A handout from Little Owls

From Thankful Me

From The Idea Door, different styles in English and Spanish

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Good Habits

"Good habits are not acquired simply by making good resolves, though the thought must precede the action. Good habits are developed in the workshop of our daily lives. It is not in the great moments of test and trial that character is built. That is only when it is displayed."
—Delbert L. Stapley Ensign, Nov. 1974-

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Breaking the Barriers

"Today, many will break through the barriers of the past by looking at the blessings of the present. Why not you?"
Steve Maraboli

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Lighting the Flame

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
~Albert Schweitzer~

Monday, May 21, 2012

A Love Everyone Deserves

"It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80′s arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. The nurse took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would be able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On exam, it was well healed, so I talked to one of the doctors, got the needed supplies to remove his sutures and redress his wound. While taking care of his wound, I asked him if he had another doctor’s appointment this morning, as he was in such a hurry. The gentleman told me no, that he needed to go to the nursing home to eat breakfast with his wife. I inquired as to her health. He told me that she had been there for a while and that she was a victim of Alzheimer’s Disease. As we talked, I asked if she would be upset if he was a bit late. He replied that she no longer knew who he was, that she had not recognized him in five years now. I was surprised, and asked him, ‘And you still go every morning, even though she doesn’t know who you are?’ He smiled as he patted my hand and said, ‘She doesn’t know me, but I still know who she is.’"

{original post source}

Thursday, May 17, 2012


You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. 
~Maya Angelou~

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Smile At How Far You've Gotten

"Sometimes you've just gotta look back at your past and smile at how far you've gotten."

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012

Real Generosity

Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out. 
~Frank A. Clark~

Sunday, May 13, 2012

A Mother is the Truest Friend

"A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts."
 ~Washington Irving~

Saturday, May 12, 2012

She Never Did Care for Pie

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. 
~Tenneva Jordan~

Friday, May 11, 2012

Life is like a camera...

Life is like a camera: focus on what’s important, capture the good times, & develop from the negatives. 

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Sand & Stone

"When someone hurts us we should write it down in sand where winds of forgiveness can erase it away. But when someone does something good for us, we must engrave it in stone where no wind can ever erase it." 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Be Kind to Women

Be kind to women, they take up half of the population... and are mothers to the other half. 
~Gordon B. Hinckley~

(to download, just right-click and save to your computer:)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

"Actions speak louder than words" 

 1 Timothy 4:12 
... be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Monday, May 7, 2012

People Who Shine

"Don't you worry your pretty little mind, people throw rocks at things that shine."

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Changing Circumstances

"Pray and seek for strength to change our circumstances rather than praying for our circumstances to be changed."
~David A. Bednar

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Friday, May 4, 2012

Freebie Friday - Mothers Day Ideas

Mothers Day Bouquet, filled with pictures of the grandkids!

Free Printables about Mothers:

available in 7 different colors
Kids Mothers Day Card Ideas


A GREAT list!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A True Grandmother

A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do, because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.
~Lois Wyse~

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Work, Love, Dance

"Work like you don't need money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like no one's watching."

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