Keepin' It Real

Too Exhausted For Goals!

January. Ugh. People are like, “Oh I love the beginning of a new year! I’m setting my intentions. I’m writing my goals. I’m picking a new theme or word of the year”. And I’m like, “Nope, just let me crawl back into bed.”   In Michigan where I live it’s one of the grayest, dreariest… Continue reading Too Exhausted For Goals!

Living With Gusto

Wings and Dreams

Is there a goal or dream niggling at your heart? Do you have big plans on the back burner that you have only shared with your trusted friend? Perhaps you are just a leetle bit afraid to dream BIG for fear of disappointment. I understand that. I've been there! But you know what? This 2018… Continue reading Wings and Dreams

Hi there! It's Me, Mimi

This Exciting Thing Happened!

Last month I was interviewed by HerIdeaBlog.com. They feature creative women each week and I was very excited to participate in this. I have put my interview below, but be sure to go to the website to read about more amazing women! How would you describe yourself? In describing myself, I’ll borrow from one of… Continue reading This Exciting Thing Happened!

Living With Gusto

Does It Seem Impossible?

Fear can keep you from attaining something you want.   Whether you think it's possible or not depends on the way you see yourself.   Believe that you are capable of anything and you will be.   Some days it feels like just getting through the day is impossible! But don't ya know? I make… Continue reading Does It Seem Impossible?

Inspiration

Do Not Apologize For Who You Are!

Oh darling, don't you know that who you are is the most amazing and fabulous gift to the world? Who you are is full of wonder and possibility. You deserve to be loved and fulfilled in what you do. I know it's tough many days. I know some of you are not in an ideal… Continue reading Do Not Apologize For Who You Are!

Living With Gusto

I’m An Overcomer

Having children with special needs is such a challenge! But one thing I've learned....it keeps us TOTALLY dependent on God. No way can I be "in control" because in the blink of an eye, our life could be in shambles.   There are days my prayer has been, "Oh God, oh God, oh God" because… Continue reading I’m An Overcomer

Mimi's Messages

I’m Going Live! Check It Out!

Oh my gosh I'm so excited! Deborah St. Hilaire from Bay City is interviewing me, live, tonight on her Divalution Radio! Check it out. 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) on W4DIVAS.com.  It should be a good time. 🙂   Also, we will meet early and collaborate about holding women's small group meetings at her amazing studio/storefront/gathering space. This… Continue reading I’m Going Live! Check It Out!

Mimi's Messages

Eighteen Days of Whew!

Whew, what a crazy, busy last few weeks! From November 9 to 26 I was rarely home! In that two and a half weeks I: had four days of vendor shows, including three setup-and-takedowns taught reading to kindergarteners for four days, drove to Kentucky and back (7 hours one way) to celebrate Thanksgiving with my… Continue reading Eighteen Days of Whew!

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A Fun Video

      I am not a DIYer. Well, not much. But THIS lady is amazing!! This is Marian, aka Miss Mustard Seed, a wife, mother, lover of all things home and an accidental entrepreneur, author, freelance writer & photographer. I've been following her for several years and I just love her! She is on her way to… Continue reading A Fun Video

Living With Gusto

Are You Making Numb Choices?

It seems we are always hearing how important focus is to reaching our goals and bringing our desires to us. However, sometimes our focus is totally off. We work hard, do what we think we should, spin our wheels, and run faster on the hamster wheel, only to remain stagnant.   Why do you suppose… Continue reading Are You Making Numb Choices?