Author: selectionsfrombarb

  • Holiday baskets with you in mind, AMAZON, for the perfect holiday gift!

    Holiday baskets with you in mind, AMAZON, for the perfect holiday gift!

    Thinking of fixing baskets for Christmas, a birthday, just as a thank you to someone who has been there for you and your family. There is no time like the present to begin. Are you doing baskets for family members, church friends, grandchildren, a family having a difficult time financially, newlyweds, a new grandbaby or […]

  • Essential Oils and labels

    Essential Oils and labels

    Are labels important! Yes if you want good quality essential oils. There are lots of essential oils out there and I really knew nothing about essential oils. In looking at labels for essential oils I used a Young Living label. Highest quality essential oils have this information listed. Not listed take another look, perhaps the […]

  • One big leaf left on our tree!

    One big leaf left on our tree!

    One big leaf left on our tree. There are a couple of smaller ones also, but this one is a big big one. It almost reminds me of a flower. You can see the leaves have not been raked up yet. On the list of things to do. This morning we woke up to snow […]

  • How is your life treating you?

    How is your life treating you?

    This last month has been challenging to say the least. You just think you are getting things a bit more organized and then you realize how much more you have to do. Now the decision is what should you do next? Nothing! Tackle a small job!! Work each day on keeping things more organized!!! This […]

  • Halloween Bingo

    Halloween Bingo fun for everyone. The evening is cold and wet. Everyone is concerned about trick or treating. So how about some fun at home for the young and old playing Bingo together. Halloween Bingo. Decorations are all planned for the evening anyway. A visit to the Dollar Store or the costume shop was a […]

  • Autumn with the trees changing colors fast.

    Autumn with the trees changing colors fast.

    Been a rainy weekend and beginning of a new week, not particularly cold but rainy. The trees are turning colors fast. Vibrant colors orange, red and yellow. Means there will be many leaves for some to rake. Lots of out doors work to be done. Raking, weeding, trimming, planting and for some of us we […]

  • Stress, Are you stressed or not?

    Stress, Are you stressed or not?

    Updated from 2019 How do you define stress? How do you handle stress in your life? Do you recognize it? Do you consider the following signs of stress: Bitting your nails? Overeating? Unable to sleep? Are you motivated to change. I am an over eater. Not the eat healthy things, good for you types of […]

  • Hello Everyone! Hope you are surviving all the news?

    Hello Everyone!  Hope you are surviving all the news?

    If you never paid attention to the new before, you certainly should right now! Of course you will never know for sure what is real and what is not. Our world has certainly changed and you wonder from day to day what is going to happen next. Thinking about what we can do as individuals […]

  • Working on the big question, are you organized or not?

    Working on the big question, are you organized or not?

    Becoming organized is an ongoing process and it is so easy to slip up and slide back into your old ways. Even when you know the key to a better outcome is organization and to finish one thing completely before starting another. As a multi-tasker it is difficult to change, maintain and support organization day […]

  • Fun, Family, Food and Football!

    Fun, Family, Food and Football!

    This last weekend was exactly that. Fun, family, food and football. Very busy but fullfilling. Thought I might just share with you all. Late Friday our daughter Mary came from the South Bend area to spend the weekend with us. She went shopping and came back with all kinds of snacks for the football game […]