Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“Breast cancer changes you, and the change can be beautiful.” -Jane Cook, a breast cancer survivor The entire month of October will be dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness! It is a worldwide campaign that takes place annually and involves thousands of organizations that highlight the importance of research and education.  Many sports teams all over […]

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The Simple Life

I wasn’t thinking about a reality show starring Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie when I titled this “The Simple Life.” What I’m talking about is decluttering our personal belongings, or should I say stuff, and then simplifying our minds to achieve the life we want.  I wanted to blog about the beauty of the simple […]

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Tune in…

Social media, hoodie recipients, friends, volunteers and people in the medical field are spreading the word about the nonprofit Living in Abundance and its impact as a recovery garment for women who undergo a mastectomy. Please consider listening to the following interview I had with Angie Toews, which will air on KFRM 550 AM radio […]

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Abundant Sewing Night

St. Teresa of Calcutta said, “Do small things with great love.” That is exactly what my friends did last night at the First Abundant Pocket Sewing Night. My daughter Emma has prepared a video to share with you. Check it out! Thanks to all of the volunteers! Also, we are now on social media so […]

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Schools out for SUMMER!

School is out and I am so excited! We had a long winter, and I’m not going to pretend that the last 8 months have been a walk in the park. However, I have seen more blessings and love as well. There is something about summer that brings back the best childhood memories for me. […]

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I know who I am

I feel good approaching this next surgery today where my doctor will perform my reconstruction from the double mastectomy I had on December 10, 2018. I feel good because…I know who I am.  I am not speaking of the roles I am, like mother, daughter, volunteer, sister, event planner, friend… I am talking about the […]

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Be Strong and Forgive

Mahatma Gandhi said, “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.” Since my last post was about the need to apologize, I thought it would be appropriate to write a post on forgiveness.  I would like to try and paint a picture for you of this amazing woman I had in […]

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Apologize, I’m just sayin…

So, I was thinking…remember how I said “laughter is the best medicine” in one of my earlier posts. I want to share a funny, but rather disturbing story with you.  Let me first start off and tell you, we have a dog named Harley. Harley decided to bring a mouse in our house a couple […]

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