Draw a Picture and Mail It to a Friend

Recently my friend’s daughter, who is four years old, blessed me with one of her art pieces. She had been practicing her letters and wanted to show me how far she had come. I just love this little girl and her love of others. Her masterpiece will go up in my...

Make a Homemade Greeting Card

Most of my favorite cards have been homemade. For my birthday and Valentines Day, all I ask of my husband is a card. He has this amazing gift of words and he is so creative. I have saved all his cards from the past 25 years. Homemade cards are special, you took time...

Pick Up Sticks in Your Neighbor’s Yard

With the weather turning cooler here in North Carolina, all of a sudden our neighbors are out in their yards in full force. Spending time in the yard during the summer is only for the serious gardeners, in my opinion, it is just too hot. So this time of the year there...

The Gift of Legacy

Last night a grandmother purchased two copies of The Blessing Nisser for her yet-to-be-conceived great-grandchildren. This precious saint plans to place these gifts in her great-grandchildren’s hope chests knowing that she herself may never meet these blessed...

Candy Cane a Parking Lot

This was one of my favorite blessings we did last year. The Dollar Store sells a dozen candy canes for one dollar. One dollar. With five dollars in our pocket, we set out to find the closest Dollar Store. With our loot in our bag, we headed over to the nearest...

Make Care Packets for the Homeless

I live near a mall and around Christmastime, I become acutely aware of all the homeless people who stand on the side of the road in rain, snow, or shine asking for money for themselves and their family. As a skeptical person, I do not give them money because I am not...