Goodwill’s Possibilities…..A New “Town” in Town

In May, Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs launched a first-of-its-kind life skills program for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities called Possibilities, and it’s not just the first-of-its-kind program in Colorado, we’re talking about it’s the first kind of program like this in the entire United States. And let me tell you, it is AWESOME!

Realistic Resolutions….

I think that we typically write things down we think we should, or make the list so long that it’s impossible to accomplish….or they are unrealistic.

The Night Before Christmas….With Cats in the House

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house

Our four cats were all prowling while hunting a mouse.

A Squirrel in a Box That Came in the Mail

It was a Saturday afternoon when I saw our mailman stop in front of the house and get out of his vehicle with a box. As he began the steep trek up our driveway I walked out to meet him halfway, already wondering what was in the box. I knew that I hadn’t ordered anything […]

Other’s “Unasked For” Opinions…What Do You Think

I was recently at a party and had an acquaintance tell me that my website would be “more popular,” or get more hits  if I were more controversial, edgy, or made my personal beliefs better known. I asked specifically what they were talking about and was told I should do more stories on religion, politics, current events, etc. […]

Do Goodwill CEO’s Make Millions While Paying Disabled Employees Pennies An Hour?

If you follow my website you know that I’m a huge supporter of non-profit organizations, consignment and thrift stores and even garage sales. I personally am a huge fan of our local Discover Goodwill stores and feature makeover contests every month with shopping trips to our local stores. I shop there for clothes, household goods, […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Even though it’s been over 40 years ago, I can still remember a plaque my younger sister, brother and I bought my mom for Mother’s Day one year, that hung in our kitchen for years that read… “To One Who Bears The Sweetest Name And Adds Luster To The Same Long Life To Her For There’s No […]

From a mother to a daughter: A beautiful Mother’s Day message

An awesome Mother’s Day sentiment that has been floating around Facebook lately!

Saint Patrick’s Day Facts….Just For Fun Trivia

No money-saving tips here, just some fun St. Patrick’s Day trivia you can share while drinking green beer or eating a traditional Irish meal…

A “Fifty Shades of Grey” Valentine Celebration

The movie Fifty Shades of Grey came out this week and from what I hear from others, it’s quite “steamy,” and something some of you might want to watch this Valentine’s Day with your honey. Or you could even pick up the book and take turns reading it aloud to each other… Of course the […]