How an Awkward Moment Changed My Opinion of Value

How an Awkward Moment Changed My Opinion of Value

“I left the price tag on, on purpose.” My mom said as I opened the small square hinged box. It definitely made the moment a bit awkward. Who leaves the price tag on I thought. Inside the box was a beautiful pair of earrings, more valuable than any I’d owned before. “I...
3 Heartwarming Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

3 Heartwarming Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

I sat across from my dad, parked in a wheel chair in the middle of my parent’s living room. This wasn’t the norm. Until that day he had used a cane or a walker to get around. That day was different. He fought to keep his eyes open, despite wanting to visit. I clicked...

How to give a gift that’s truly a treasure

Have you ever been challenged to find the perfect gift? One that’s truly a treasure? Me too! Sometimes it’s just not easy to find the exact special something that conveys the emotion, the appreciation, or the sentiment you’re searching for. Last August as my dad...

Treasure Found in a Pile of Sawdust!

  (photo credit/copyright: 123RF.com)   If I close my eyes, I can still smell the sawdust and hear the hum of the saw in my dad’s workshop. Growing up, I used to watch him build and create beautiful woodwork. Too young to use the big equipment, I often pulled wood...