I love when we go through seasons in our lives and can look back and reflect on the changes. Especially the good ones!  Then again even the not so good ones when we can look back and laugh at them. … Read More


  If you’re an ex-Liberty Belle and reading this post, you’ll know exactly who I’m referring to. That said, here’s a little perspective check for you.   Years back when I was in high school and in Drill Team, circa … Read More

Dear Instagram

The other day I was talking to one of my daughters and we talked about Instagram, Influencers, and then me and my Shine Sign efforts. She was saying one of the things that turns her off to Instagram is all … Read More

There Is No Spoon

There Is No Spoon Have any of you ever watched the movie, The Matrix? Well if not, let me tell you about a scene (spoiler alert) that really stuck with me. Neo (Keanu Reeves) realizes the world he lives in … Read More

Then & Now

Did you know I used to have a furniture flipping blog? Yep, I wrote on Thursdays about my “thrown away treasures” which I picked up on curbs usually. Then I’d work on them over the weekend and follow up on … Read More

Paul Keyes Elementary

I think the best way to capture this year for me  can be summed up with this picture. It’s me, surrounded by a group of kids I just met, telling them about the signs I make and them looking back … Read More