Why do we Celebrate July 4th?

July 4th, not many kids know really why we celebrate Independence Day. They just think it is Fireworks, Camping, and Cookouts. We don’t put the emphasis today like we use to about why we are get to have Fireworks, go Camping and have Cookouts. The 4th of July is the day we celebrate the Adoption ...

Walking Sticks Pt. 2

Here is the completion of the Walking sticks I have been working on. Both have a Monkey fist for self defense. Cant wait to get started on the next one’s. Hope to get some more cut down this weekend and get them started.

Being Prepared

In this world today nothing is certain, the only thing that is certain is tomorrow isn’t promised. With the world today makes that statement that much more real. Who knows what could happen with countries having it out for the USA or also with more and more disaster’s happening around the world how do you ...

Central Illinois Auto Show

Yesterday we went to the Central Illinois Auto Show at the Peoria Civic Center and had lots of fun. The Kids loved looking at and getting to sit in all the cars. Michael got to see Spiderman, Ironman, Thor, and Loki. Michael was so excited to see his favorite Super Hero Spiderman, and Thor took ...

My Fight With Depression!

Growing up I was hit with many challenges to overcome. I know everyone has their own problems growing up, I’m not saying mine are worse than anyone else but I feel like it’s time to get some things off my chest. I also think that without all that has happened to me has made me ...

Walking Sticks

I took some time this weekend since it was such a nice day Saturday, Michael and I went out and found some good trees to cut down to make some walking sticks. I will be posting pictures as I make them. Below are some pictures of me taking the bark off the sticks Saturday night. ...

Happy Birthday Beautiful!

To the most beautiful woman I know, the mother of my children. You have been such a blessing to my life, helping out with things while I was going to School and Work Full time. For those that didn’t know I went to college for two and a half years full time and worked full ...

He Said, She Said!!!

So today I just wanted to put this out on our blog because our Anniversary is coming up soon. We have been Married 5 years this year and I’m still madly in love with her. The reason I am saying this is we both have seen people get married and divorced in less time then ...