Lyrics to Inspire More Faith in God

The songs in my free printable are helpful for those looking for joy, hope, or identity. Once you print and cut it out, it can be put on a ring and flipped through like note cards or put on the fridge or maybe on the mirror in the bathroom! Lyric Printable I have found them to be great even when I don’t believe the words I’m saying. I continue to say them aloud over and over again. The lyrics have brought me peace and truth. They speak about the God…

DIY Winter Activities

DIY Winter Activities for Couples, Friends, and Family. These ideas are great for couples looking for something simple and easy to do to spend time together OR the child of yours that keeps saying he’s bored OR a group of friends getting together over the weekend. You can find and follow more ideas at pinterest.com/youmakinmelaugh or click on images below for ideas. Build a tower of twigs. This is kind of like the game Jenga! This would be a fun way to get fresh air and do a hands on…

Watercolor Christmas Cards

Watercolor Christmas Cards Watercoloring! It’s fun as a kid, but have you tried it as an adult? You’ve gotta try it. It has been my go-to craft lately. I love to watch the colors hit the water and spread out. Watching videos of that is relaxing. I didn’t know if I would be able to pull it off the way I’ve seen it done, but apparently it’s super easy. I also realized how easy it is to make cards with watercolor verses other stamp coloring methods (markers, colored pencils, and…

Christmas Joy Snowflake Embossed Card

This snowflake embossed card is –easy to make and –looks like a pro made it. So if you need an easy card, that’s fun to make, and turns out beautiful, keep reading or watch this video. I love making cards as a way to escape the stress or grief of life for a few moments. Doing crafts is a great way to use another part of your brain to let the stressed out part take a rest for a moment. And with all the holiday fun/ craziness this card can…

Essential Oil List When College Has You Beat

When College Has You Beat. When you don’t have time for self care. All you can do is study. You don’t have time for anything. It’s the kind of week where all you can do is keep your life going to get thru it and then breathe once you’ve made it. It sucks. I felt bad for every moment I wasn’t studying. Yet, my mind was so full of info that I felt like it was going to explode. I hope this list helps spur your own ideas for what…

Wanting to be Productive vs Needing Rest

Ever feel like your body is working against you? Like you can’t get anything done because your brain and body are too tired. That’s what I’ve felt this semester. My brain has been taken over by school and work. All the room is given up and I can’t fit in any of the stuff I want to do.

Silhouette Cameo Deals

Please note that the links below are affiliate links. Each link is to a product I recommend because I want to share the value I have found through using them. I do make a small commission if you decide to purchase online, but I only recommend products I truly feel are worth it. If you find any of the information I share to be valuable, this is an easy way to pay it forward. Thank You! These prices are for this week only (they will likely rise next week) and…

Thrift Store Joy

Thrift Store Joy Thrift stores are amazing! They are where I go to find something that will brighten my day and I know I won’t lose all my money (even if I get a lot of stuff) There’s Sharestuff, Salvation Army, and Goodwill. These stores have made finding joy- as a college student and new apartment renter- easy peesy. Have you ever had a day where you go into these shops and find something amazing? Everyday that I use the items I’ve found at thrift stores, I get a boost…

Polished By Kali- A Handful of Joy

Fall Nails- oh they make my heart happy! I love seeing new designs and colors that other people are wearing on their nails. Whoever came up with the idea to paint nails in the first place Thank You! I find doing my nails relaxes me and it’s another form of doing crafts. It’s an art. There’s something else about a new fresh coat of polish that really makes me feel good. Kali Uhrig shares today how nail art has impacted her. Kali is such a great friend (and sister-in-law). She…

Rest from Your Crazy Week

“Rest. Take in this moment. Stop trying to find something to entertain yourself with.” Today, I wake up feeling the headache from what I believe is not enough sleep and too many long days this week. I got to sleep in this morning, yet I still feel that ache reminding me “you over did it again.” I made some tea (taken from the hotel room in Hawaii), hoping it would warm my brain and calm the ache. I thought about turning on the t.v. or music or something, but instead…