The Older I Get, the More I Have to Learn

November 10, 2016

Has this thought ever crossed your mind? “The older I get, the more I have to learn.” Not only am I realizing how much I have to learn, but how much my children have to teach me. Recently I have been learning more about about my strengths. Years ago, I took the giftings test at church, but we […]

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My Favorite DIY Project of All Time Thanks to Hurricane Matthew

October 29, 2016

If you’ve gotten to know me at all, you’ll know I am not the best planner. I have a list of good intentions a mile long! It’s not that I don’t want to do all of these things I’ve been dreaming of, but stuff just seems to happen that prevents me from getting to them. […]

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Don’t Compromise!

October 27, 2016

I had a conversation with someone yesterday that somewhat baffled me! I know it shouldn’t have, because of the world we live in, but my top five strengths are restorative, empathy, belief, connectedness, and developer, which are all relational, these kind of conversations really get to me. It started because he was badgering me about […]

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You Can Make The Difference

October 20, 2016

I’ve always held fast to the verse about training up our children in the way they should go and when they are old, they won’t depart from it. I especially love The Amplified version that talks about pointing them in the direction of their individual gifts and bent. Although it hasn’t always been the easiest […]

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The Pumpkin Spice Latte that is Indulgent and Health Building

September 15, 2016

The Pumpkin Spice Latte that is Indulgent and Health Building by Joyce Montejo   Fall is fast approaching and everywhere you go there are comfort drinks filled with everything we shouldn’t consume. I’ll admit, I fell prey to the temptation yesterday when we were out and about. Instead of feeling guilty, I came home and […]

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Are Your Expectations of Yourself Unrealistic?

September 5, 2016

Are Your Expectations of Yourself Unrealistic? by Joyce Montejo By the end of August, I usually am at a place of pure exhaustion! I find myself more emotional, harder to get along with, and having more of a complaining spirit. We have a lawn maintenance business that we work on the side, in addition to […]

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Are adjectives like crunched, stretched, and pressured used to describe your life?

July 12, 2016

Are adjectives like crunched, stressed, pressured used to describe your life? by Joyce Montejo   Do you constantly feel like there just aren’t enough hours in a day? I have been guilty of saying that, but when I think about it, it makes me laugh. God knew what he was doing when He designed the […]

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I Haven’t Done My Part, How Can I Help?

May 28, 2016

I Haven’t Done My Part, How Can I Help? by Joyce Montejo There has been something heavy on my heart recently and I am going to share with you and ask for your help.  There are many different kinds of friends who will be reading this. Some are long time friends, who know me very […]

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Essential Oils Simplified for Those who are Overwhelmed

March 2, 2016

Essential Oils Simplified for Those who are Overwhelmed by Joyce Montejo A few years ago I started learning about all of the benefits of essential oils and grew to have quite a collection. Then I got excited and wanted to share with everyone what I had learned so they could benefit too! The biggest problem […]

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Natural Laundry Soap Problems Solved

February 17, 2016

Natural Laundry Soap Problems Solved by Joyce Montejo   Since we started on this natural journey 18 years ago, I have used lots of laundry soap! Many were health food store brands, that I have since found had questionable ingredients. I have made laundry soap, powdered and dried, as well as gotten frustrated and used […]

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