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November 20, 2019

Sharnessa, has organized this project at several showers she's given. She had the idea for the book itself; I have come up with how-to's, enhancers, printables, and make-it-easiers – all of which I’ll be sharing right here in this blog post!

Since Dave had always just winged it when he made it, doing his own thing that he himself had made up and developed over several years, he really didn't have any more to say than what's in the above post.

August 22, 2019

I have created a Recipe Notebook that solves "all the above" problems and frustrations! Here’s my cover, which I have created not only for myself, but for you too, and I've put it into a free printable!

August 22, 2019

Consider your grandsons’ future weddings…  Do you want to be walked up the aisle in a wheelchair? Or to walk up the aisle on your own two feet, with your hand tucked into your grandson’s arm – just for sweet connection; not for support?

July 31, 2019

This is also the reason I will never feel at home here; my spirit is longing to be with my Lord. So the meaning of my name became a great reminder that I am a stranger to this land, and that Heaven is my true home!

The pain and grief of being left out, as many of you know, is real and is awful! But God used it to get me to a place where I became sensitive to the feelings of others in the same lonely boat I was in. I decided that I would not let this happen to other...

February 21, 2019

Carlianne was pruning a rhododendron bush in our garden and spotted an insect that she called a “beebra” because it had the black and white coloring of a zebra but looked like a bee!

August 21, 2018

You can include whatever you want in a Wedding Gift-in-a-Can; everything just needs to be able to fit into your can. It's amazing how much you can pack into one..

August 20, 2018

This is literally the smallest and easiest craft project I have ever made! And also the cutest! These are fun to make with your kids or grandkids. Everyone, young, old and in between, gets a kick out of them!

June 25, 2018

"To get myself out of the broken-record rut, I created placemats that not only served the purpose of being actual usable placemats, but that were instructional as well!"

her mind could no longer hold onto the train of thought needed to have a quiet time in an intentional and orderly way. Her heart was still completely with her Lord, but her mind was not cooperating. And, with how challenging and emotionally stormy the...

May 6, 2018

Put together a special gift of a "Jar of Pampering & Creativity"! these are perfect for Mothers Day, Christmas, or birthday!

Little girls love to play "princess." There's just something ever-so-delightful about donning a crown and being a princess or queen, and acting all stately, regal, and beautiful!

Five-year-old Sharnessa in a princess costume – 35 years ago!



March 31, 2018

There are sayings that cross lines we often don't even realize exist. They might be inaccurate, impolite, crude, or uncaring. I share 5 of these here today.

March 26, 2018

Another little bit of Heaven on Earth is Lemongrass! ~ Lemongrass Bath Salts, in particular! These are sooooo quick and easy to make!

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I'm Barb Shelton, and I'm so glad you've stopped by! I'll be sharing my passions and ideas that will make:


  • your home more peaceful


  • your time more fulfilling


  • your life a bit easier


  • your stuff better organized


  • your vision inspired


  • your peeps feel more valued


  • your spirit refreshed


  • your heart more healed


  • and God even more real to you, cuz He is the Fountain from whom every sweet drop of LIFE flows!



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