Being Kind Counts


Being Kind Counts I had an idea. I know. I always have random ideas. I woke up one night and bought the url I knew I wanted to do something big. I just wasn't sure what. Then I had an idea if I could take 30 days and 30 bloggers and ask each person to do a good deed I would have 30 deeds accomplished. Well that seems simple. Then I thought if each of the 30 bloggers invited two people and their two people invited two people. We could accomplish my goal. The goal I … [Read more...]

Giving Back Pack


BLOGGER EVENT Dear Friends, This isn't just any event to me. It is the single most important event we do. The reason is simple we have the ability to make a real difference using the power of our influence. We have the power to inspire others to give by setting the example ourselves. I realize budgets are tight so we bust our bottoms every year to find a brand to sponsor our event to give backpacks to kids in need. The concept is simple our sponsor will provide you with $25. Then we … [Read more...]

Life Changing Love Story

life changing love story

Life Changing Love Story    I often wonder if you are a part of your experiences or are experiences part of what makes you whole? I haven't ever shared this because some of me wonders if it really happened. I do believe in the other world and I do believe in signs so I guess I question the existence of the event. This life changing experience happened two winters ago. I often have moments of struggle. I struggle with staying home. I often can't stand it. I stay home because that was the … [Read more...]

Easy Mexican Dip Recipes

easy mexican dip recipes

Easy Mexican Dip Recipes These are my favorite easy Mexican dip recipes. I love them because they are simple. They do not require a lot of ingredients and they are very yummy! The  Mexican dip featured in the image uses only three ingredients. It can made by anyone. It can even be  a crockpot dip recipes. You would just cook it on warm and then put the cheese on right before you were going to serve it! The ingredients for this Easy Mexican Dip Recipes are: 1) Cream Cheese 2) Can of … [Read more...]

Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe

pepper cube steak

Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe I see this cut of meat called cube steak all the time. I only see it used it stews. I decided I could make a freezer to crockpot meal with it. I am currently into making large quantities of soups that freeze well. I figured I could conquer a  Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe.   Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe Ingredients: 2 lbs cube steak 3 large bell peppers (one red, and one yellow, one green) 1 Can of sauce 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 clove of … [Read more...]

Why I didn’t do my work


I really shouldn't admit I didn't do my work today. I was going to research an article on kids that feel entitled because of society. I had my schedule all organized. I went to bed late because I did my work for today last night I was on a roll and decided to keep going. That ended at 12:30 am. I thought I had it all planned out and then I went to bed. Sleep was short lived about an hour and half after I went to bed I was woken up by someone who climbed on top of me in bed in tears. It was a … [Read more...]

I Love You Because


    I Love you Because In our fast paced world we often forget to let the people we love know how much they mean. We remember when someone is sick or has a special event. The rest of the days pass without much mention of love. We think they already "know" how we feel. They must we put in hours of hard work. We rearrange our schedules. We haven't really slept in years because we are thinking about or taking care of those that we love. We are forgetting one important step and necessity in our … [Read more...]

How to Take the Perfect Family Picture


How to Take the Perfect Family Picture I am going to share How to Take the Perfect Family Picture. The first thing you need is a great photographer insert Kelly Alison. Then you need a beautiful, well dressed, and well behaved family. They will need to smile. They will need to stay there and sit down in uncomfortable positions for hours. That is what it takes to get the perfect family picture. This is what Kelly had to work with. The day I chose turned out to be a day that my husband had a … [Read more...]

The $100 Story

100 story

$100 Story I believe with every good deed a life is changed. I started the $100 story to show people that the impact of $100 can actually change people's lives for the better. The $100 story started a couple of years ago. You can read about it here in my Madame Deals $100 Story. This is where we are for this year so far. I start with $100. I received this request in my email on facebook. " Star  I was writing to ask you for your help. If you're able to help, if not it's okay. … [Read more...]

Video of the week

It is fun to imagine your life as something else. I have always been a huge fan of gymnastic. I frankly have limited ability to balance and an absolute fear of heights. The highest I will go is six inch heels. I guess you can say I am a klutz but I am at the age where watching is sport enough for me. I saw this awesome video of the Ukraine Gymnast from 2010 and thought I would share it with you.   I am going to call this the Value of team work! What talent do you wish you had? … [Read more...]