Holly Lane Christian Jewelry Review, Coupon Code & Giveaway

Holly Lane Shield Necklace

When The Message Matters, Choose Holly Lane Christian Jewelry Do you remember when your love affair with jewelry started? As a young girl, I was fascinated with the beautiful baubles and sparkling jewels in my grandmother’s jewelry box. Whenever I could, I’d go into her bedroom, raid her jewelry box, and adorn myself in enough […]

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Overcome Mental Health Issues And Jumpstart Your Creativity

Art Therapy

Are you in the midst of a creative slump and having difficulty figuring out why? If so, I encourage you to do a check-up from the neck-up and assess the current state of your mental health. Chances are, if you feel anxious, stress and/or depressed about anything, then these issues are impacting your creativity (and […]

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Artsy Olive Framed Print Review & Giveaway


Artsy Olive Framed Print – Review I have always been inspired by words. When I was growing up, while my friends plastered their walls with posters of their favorite teen idols, I decorated my room with vision boards filled with inspiring notes, poetry, and an over-sized poster of Desiderata. As a young adult, I filled […]

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Happiness Is A Choice – Tips For Leading A Happier Life

Choose Quote

Welcome To The Choosing Happiness Crusade! Happiness is something we all strive for in our lives – and something that eludes too many of us. Would you like to learn the secrets of leading a happier life? Best-selling publisher Linda Joy has invited me to share my thoughts on how to live a happy life […]

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Never Ever Give Up – The Inspiring Story Of Jessie And Her Joy Jars

Never Ever Give Up

Never Ever Give Up by Erik Rees – Book Review Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? I didn’t, until very recently. Chances are, unless someone you know has been touched by this terrible disease, you are probably unaware of the following statistics: 1 out of 300 children will have cancer before […]

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WOYWW – The Beginning Of Creativity

WOYWW - The Beginning Of Creativity

Happy WOYWW dear friends! Today I’m in the process of making a card. It’s not complete. Sometimes I like to let ideas simmer. But – on stressful days like these – sometimes the simple placement of a few splashes of colorful washi tape across a blank space makes the world seem like a simpler, kinder […]

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7 Ways To Stress Less & Simplify Your Life – Renee Trudeau Giveaway

Renee Flower

Introduction Several months ago, I had the pleasure of reviewing life coach Renee Trudeau’s book, Nurturing The Soul Of Your Family, at Create With Joy. In that book, Renee shares practical tips and exercises to help you take control of your family’s life! Today, Renee returns to Create With Joy as a guest blogger! Renee […]

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Thought For The Day Those who trust in the Lord for help Will find their strength renewed. They will rise on wings like eagles; They will run and not get weary; They will walk and not get weak. Isaiah 40:31 Have a blessed Sunday. Enjoy your day of rest! For More Faith Quotes

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Photo Of The Week – Behold The Turtle

Photo by The Paper Princess @ Create With JoyCopyright 2010-2011 “Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.” James Bryant Conant, 23rd President, Harvard University When I was a young girl, I looked forward to “the march of the turtles”. Every summer, turtles would cross our yard on their way […]

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Vintage Mother’s Day Challenge Card

To celebrate Mother’s Day, I wanted to make a special card that only honored my mother, but also paid homage to all of the special women who have touched my life – mothers and grandmothers, sisters and aunts, teachers and friends. I created this card with that end in mind! Lately, I’ve also been thinking about what influences me […]

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