Quick tips for Surviving the Solar Eclipse

It's coming.  If you live on planet earth, you can't avoid it. On August 21st, 2017, the earth will experience a Solar Eclipse.   That's when the moon will travel in a path that puts it directly between us and the sun so that all we see is the Sun's corona. You know, the part around the round part of the sun that we draw as spikes when we are kids? It's been a few years and many of … [Read more...]

Teach Liberty

Just a quick post to share something important...and time sensitive. Need help teaching the children in your world about the principles of Liberty?  Proper role of government? Your child's education is not complete without a foundation of freedom Give your children the knowledge they're not getting in school. Buy the award-winning Tuttle Twins books—a unique series of compelling children's … [Read more...]

Christmas-in-a-Box #LIGHTtheWORLD

Christmas in a Box? No, not that kind of box. Want to bring the spirit of Christmas to a loved one serving in the military, on a mission, away to college, in a nursing home or maybe sick and staying in the hospital during the Christmas season?  I have the perfect idea to share with you which was created and designed by Melia from Brightly Street.  She has created a unique idea that will bring … [Read more...]

Giving Tuesday Spotlight – LDS Charities #LIGHTtheWORLD

If you are reading this you survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday with perhaps only a little weightloss in the wallet. That means that today is "Giving Tuesday".  The day we can turn our thoughts outward and focus on the needs of others. Today I wanted to just shine a little light on the efforts of a charity that does tremendous good in the lives of people all over … [Read more...]

The Abolitionists

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” –Edmund Burke I didn’t want to go. The conference was amazing, the workshops full of great information and my to-do list was long after the first day of the Build Your Blog Conference this spring.  There we met representatives from all sorts of related industries that wanted to partner with us.  They were all a … [Read more...]

Giveaway # 3 The Kelly Kettle

Kelly Kettle Group Giveaway Who would love to win a Kelly Kettle in our group giveaway? Tell me that you know that September is National Preparedness Month? I'm sure you do by now. A large group of my blogging buddies is trying to show the world what's amazing products are available to use in an unforeseen disaster or emergency. We are so thankful to Glen at KellyKettleUSA for sponsoring … [Read more...]

Looking out for you I am

The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle (or is it healthful, grammar police?) I'm late. again. :(   (I really need an assistant)  One of these days I'll feel like I'm not constantly walking up the down escalator...But, never fear, there's still time....a little over 4 days and counting as of Thursday morning. If you are like me I think you'd agree that we all want to make better health and … [Read more...]

Giveaway #2 The Big Berkey

National Emergency Preparedness Month I'm sure you've heard that September is National Emergency Preparedness Month? Did you know that the whole city of Toledo, Ohio was not able to use their culinary water for quite some time. They could not even boil it to make it safe because of the toxic nature of the water. This is one more reason we need to tell the world about National Emergency … [Read more...]

Earthquake in 3 weeks, are you ready?

No no no...I'm not predicting anything.  I  pray that we NEVER have another earthquake anywhere but I know that is not realistic.  Instead I'll start praying that I can do the things that will help my family be safer when it does happen. The fact is; Many of us live in Earthquake country.  Personally I live very close to faults that are overdue for the BIG ONE.  Moving is not an option so I get … [Read more...]

Temporary Emergency Shelter, what a great idea!

This is just a quick post to bring a bit of light to a GREAT IDEA. "Find a need and fill it" is often the mantra of inventors and innovators everywhere.  This great idea came from a disposable coffee cup and it fills a vital need for safe temporary shelter for families after disaster strikes. Take a look at this video for the details. http://vimeo.com/89316055 If you'd like to help … [Read more...]