How to Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving
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How to Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving

For 2017, I have challenged myself to a Year of Adventure!  For me, that means not waiting for life’s mountain top moments, but expecting an adventure everyday.  This week I had the opportunity to experience one of my favorite books, Harry Potter, in a whole new way.  I realized we had the gift that keeps…

Memories ~ The Unexpected Adventure of New and Old Memories

Memories ~ The Unexpected Adventure of New and Old Memories

My Year of Adventure ~ Week # 8 For the year of 2017 I have challenged myself to a Year of Adventure!  For me, that means making the most of every day and creating new memories – not waiting for just the “good stuff.”  It’s a bit of a reprogramming of my outlook on life, but…

3 Good, but Painful Lessons from My 5K Adventure

3 Good, but Painful Lessons from My 5K Adventure

My Year of Adventure ~ Week # 6 So, for the year of 2017, I have challenged myself to step out of my comfort zone and be more adventurous!  For me, this means enjoying many experiences – big and small.  Treasuring the seemingly small moments that may not come around again.  And, trying new experiences,…

My Surprising Parenting Adventure and the Women’s March

My Surprising Parenting Adventure and the Women’s March

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My Year of Adventure ~ Week # 5 Raising a Strong Young Woman This past weekend was an unusual parenting adventure for me.  My 16-year-old daughter asked me if I would take her and a friend to the Women’s March on Saturday.  I hadn’t heard about the march and didn’t…

The Treasure of My Strawberry Picking Adventure

The Treasure of My Strawberry Picking Adventure

My Year of Adventure #4 This year I’ve chosen to have a Year of Adventures!  Each week I will be highlighting one of my adventures from the past week to share with you, and hopefully encourage you to have and share your own adventures!  Before I get into my Strawberry Picking adventure… I’d like to share…

My Surprising Day as a Hometown Tourist ~ DeLand, Florida
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My Surprising Day as a Hometown Tourist ~ DeLand, Florida

This past week I decided to be a Hometown Tourist in my hometown of DeLand, Florida!  So, let me introduce you to my hometown – DeLand, Florida.  First settled in the mid-1800’s, DeLand was originally called Persimmon Hollow.  The name was changed in 1876 in honor of Henry A DeLand for all he had done…